25-26 April 2018 Chicago, USA

Please use the links above to go to the 2018 conference website.
Presentations and videos from the 2016 and 2017 events are available below.

About Li-SM3

The 3rd Li-SM3 conference will again bring together the world’s leading academics, scientists and engineers to discuss the priority areas of Lithium Sulfur battery chemistry research. It will begin with an introduction to the chemistry for newcomers and highlights of the key challenges, followed by dedicated sessions on each key topic, a poster session and a dinner.

The 2018 conference will be organised by Joint Center for Energy Research (JCESR), with the support of OXIS Energy and Imperial College London. You can register for this through the link further down this page.

The call for both presentations and posters is now open – see below.

The 2nd Li-SM3 conference brought together over 150 of the world’s leading academics, scientists and engineers to discuss the priority areas of Lithium Sulfur rechargeable battery chemistry research. It was organised by Imperial College London and OXIS Energy, with the support of the Joint Center for Energy Research (JCESR). Presentations from the 2017 conference are available below.

Contact: info@lism3.org

REGISTER for Li-SM3 2018

Call for Abstracts

Oral Abstracts

The 2018 call for oral abstracts is open and will close on Sunday 17th December 2017.

Poster Abstracts
The 2018 call for poster abstracts is open and will be reviewed on a monthly basis, beginning November 2017 and continuing into March 2018, with a final deadline of Friday 2nd March 2018.


Please submit your abstracts to abstracts@lism3.org for review, indicating your preference for an oral or poster presentation.

2016 Presentations

Last year’s Li-SM3 conference saw some brilliant talks from our key speakers. Here you can find a selection of those presentations, free to download:

2017 Presentations

The 2017 agenda is available here. Many of the presenters have made their work available as videos or pdfs. The presentations not available are marked as such. Presentations with no information may be made available in the near future.

The opening presentation by Dr David Ainsworth and Dr Greg Offer is available here: YouTube, YouKu & PDF.

Mechanism Plenary Keynote Speaker

Mechanism Panel Speakers (Alphabetical Order)

Materials Plenary Keynote Speaker

Materials Panel Speakers (alphabetical order)

Posters organised by topic and then by author in alphabetical order:





Event Hosts

The Li-SM3 2018 conference will be convened by the following leading academics in the field:

Dr. David Ainsworth

OXIS Energy Ltd

Dr. George Crabtree

Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR)

Dr. Greg Offer

Imperial College London

Conference Organisers