May 22 + 23, 2019
Vancouver, Canada

Detailed Conference Program

Workshops
Topic Tables
Plenary Sessions
Parallel Sessions
Speaker's Corner

CHBC & CHFCA Ports Workshop

May, 21, 13:00–17:00, Junior Ballroom CD

Session Chair: Cory Shumaker

California Hydrogen Business Council, USA

13:30–13:50
Welcome

14:15–14:30
Fuel cell port equipment

Gus Block
Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, United States of America

14:45–15:00
Terminal tractors

Ben Nyland
Loop Energy, Canada

16:50–17:00
Closing remarks

Dr. Andreas Truckenbrodt
Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, Canada

Welcome Notes

May, 22, 09:00–10:00, Grand Ballroom

Session Chair: Dr. Andreas Truckenbrodt

Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, Canada

09:00–09:10
Welcome

Dr. Andreas Truckenbrodt
Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, Canada

Coffee break

May, 22, 10:00–10:30, Pavilion Foyer/Junior Foyer

Opening Plenary

May, 22, 10:30–13:00, Grand Ballroom

Session Chair: Ross Bailey

Greenlight Innovation Corp., Canada

10:30–11:00
Global trends and developments in fuel cells and hydrogen: an international partnership for hydrogen and fuel cells in the economy (IPHE) perspective

Tim Karlsson
International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy Secretariat, Belgium
Sunita Satyapal
U.S. Department of Energy, United States of America

11:30–12:00
The hydrogen roadmap for europe

Bart Biebuyck
Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, Belgium

12:30–13:00
Why we need a global energy transition

Prof. Dr. Anders Levermann
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany

Lunch break

May, 22, 13:00–14:00, Pavilion Foyer/Junior Foyer

Speaker's Corner I

May, 22, 14:00–14:30, Pavilion Foyer/Junior Foyer

Topic Table: Hydrogen storage and applications for mining sector

May, 22, 14:30–15:30, Parksville

14:30–15:30
Topic Table Moderator

Dr. Dmitri Bessarabov
North-West University, South Africa

Hydrogen as an energy vector

May, 22, 14:30–15:30, Grand Ballroom

Session Chair: Christopher Hebling

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany

14:50–15:10
Australia

Dr. Patrick Hartley
CSIRO, Australia

15:10–15:30
Renewable hydrogen from BC

Juergen Puetter
Renewable Hydrogen Canada Corporation, Canada

Commercial fuel cell vehicles

May, 22, 14:30–15:30, Junior Ballroom CD

Session Chair: Dr. Maik Ziegler

Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea

14:30–14:50
Onward and upward: new frontiers in fuel cell motive power

Gus Block
Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, United States of America

14:50–15:10
tbc

Al Cioffi
Plug Power, United States of America

15:10–15:30
The Hydrogen Society starts in Europe: Hyundai delivers the first of 1,000 fuel cell trucks to customers in 2019

Dr. Maik Ziegler
Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea

Coffee break

May, 22, 15:30–16:00, Pavilion Foyer/Junior Foyer

View from Outside: How does the outside world see hydrogen and fuel cells?

May, 22, 16:00–17:00, Grand Ballroom

16:00–17:00
The view of the public and outside industry

Prof. Dr. David Hart
E4tech Sarl, Switzerland

Evening Event

May, 22, 19:00–22:00

Hydrogen Council worldwide activities

May, 23, 09:00–10:30, Grand Ballroom

Session Chair: Nicolas Pocard

Ballard Power Systems Inc., Canaca

09:00–09:30
Hydrogen council overview

Benny Oeyen
AngloAmerican

10:00–10:30
International power to gas projects

Daryl Wilson
Hydrogenics Corporation, Canada

Coffee break

May, 23, 10:30–11:00, Pavilion Foyer/Junior Foyer

Global Cooperation Mission Innovation

May, 23, 11:00–12:30, Grand Ballroom

11:00–11:30
Mission Innovation/Hydrogen Challenge overview

Dr. Klaus Bonhoff
NOW National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology GmbH, Germany

12:00–12:30
Canada's hydrogen pathway

Lunch break

May, 23, 12:30–13:30, Pavilion Foyer/Junior Foyer

Transitioning to Fuel Cell Electric Buses

May, 23, 13:00–16:30, Parksville

Session Chair: Jaimie Levin

CTE Center for Transportation & the Environment, USA

13:30–13:50
Cologne

Jens Conrad
Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH, Germany

13:50–14:10
Canadian urban transit projects

Speaker's Corner II

May, 23, 13:30–14:00, Pavilion Foyer/Junior Foyer

Large scale fuel cell applications and their infrastructure

May, 23, 14:00–15:00, Junior Ballroom CD

14:00–14:20
Hydrogen and fuel cells - the end-to-end solution for zero-emission rail

Dr. Nirmal Gnanapragasam
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Canada

14:20–14:40
Cross-country H2 infrastructure

Bjorn Simonsen
nel hydrogen, Norway

News from the Canadian-German Science Sector

May, 23, 14:00–15:00, Grand Ballroom

Session Chair: Shanna Knights

Ballard Power Systems, Inc., Canada

14:00–14:20
Materials chemistry research for fuel cells and hydrogen

Prof. Steve Holdcroft
Simon Fraser University, Canada

14:20–14:40
Succeeding with new materials for hydrogen production: a market driven approach

14:40–15:00
Lasted findings from the Canada-German scientific fuel cell collaboration

Ulf Groos
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany

Coffee break

May, 23, 15:00–15:30, Pavilion Foyer/Junior Foyer

Hydrogen Production, Storage & Infrastructure

May, 23, 15:30–16:30, Grand Ballroom

15:50–16:10
Cryo-compressed hydrogen storage and refueling - enabler for long-haul comercial

Dr. Tobias Brunner
Hynergy GmbH, Germany

16:10–16:30
SimpleFuel: Seeding the market

Jim Petrecky
PDC Machines Inc.

Components

May, 23, 15:30–16:30, Junior Ballroom CD

15:30–15:50
Fuel cell stacks

Dr. Mohsine Zahid
Erling Klinger, Germany

16:10–16:30
Humidifiers

Dr. Ryan Huizing
CORE Energy Recovery Solutions, Canada

Farewell Event

May, 23, 16:30–18:00, Pavilion Foyer/Junior Foyer