May 25 + 26, 2022
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The 9th WHTC opens Early Bird Registration for first ever Digital Edition

Digital Edition, February 22, 2021

The biannual international hydrogen technologies event takes place online in June, offers full scientific and market-oriented sessions, and is sponsored by Ballard and Hydrogen Optimized.

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MONTRÉAL, CANADA (2020-02-22) – Today, the Organizing Committee for the World Hydrogen Technologies Convention (WHTC) is pleased to invite industry, academia, and stakeholders to register for WHTC together with f-cell+HFC – Digital Edition on June 20-24, 2021. At WHTC 2021, local and international attendees will have the opportunity to present their technical findings and advancements in hydrogen and fuel cells, as well as participate in f-cell+HFC The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Event for business marketing and networking.

The convention will see the leaders of the hydrogen sector of the clean energy transition creating, discussing and developing next steps, now that the Canadian Hydrogen Strategy and others worldwide have been announced. “Hydrogen technologies are urgently need to help world economies emerge from the COVID-19 crisis based on clean energy solutions.” explains Mark Kirby, President and CEO of the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA). “We have the opportunity to improve, refine and share new breakthroughs that will further advance hydrogen technologies and the hydrogen future we need!”

This year’s event takes place online – a first for WHTC – and offers live content with interactive Q&A; active networking hubs for participants, companies and organizations; and a host of meeting and matchmaking features. Activities include plenaries, seminars, technical sessions and poster presentations, as well as virtual industry tours of the Montréal region – an aspect not to be missed! The Montréal-Québec City corridor is home to a world-renowned hydrogen and fuel cell cluster with pioneering companies and ground-breaking research facilities.

With registration now open, interested participants can purchase tickets directly on the event website, at In addition to the Early Bird discount, which is available until March 31st, members of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE) and the CHFCA are offered special member rates. For companies and organizations in the industry, the events team has also created participation opportunities in the form of sponsorships and brand placements on the digital event platform.

Two Canadian companies, both CHFCA members, have already stepped forward to support the event: Ballard Power Systems and Hydrogen Optimized. As Premium Sponsors, these industry leaders help create the necessary base for the event’s stimulating scientific program and strong industry platform. Both confirmed and prospective participants can watch the convention program expand and sponsors come on board directly on the event website.

About the Organizers

WHTC is held under the auspices of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE). The IAHE is the leading global forum promoting the development of hydrogen energy and fuel cell technologies through its publications and sponsorship of international workshops, short courses and conferences. Visit us at

The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) is a collaborative effort of industry, academia, government agencies, financial organizations and other stakeholders focused on supporting the use of advanced hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and products to help tackle our world’s most critical energy challenges. Visit us at and follow CHFCA on Twitter at @PoweringNow.

The Peter Sauber Agentur Messen und Kongresse GmbH (PSA) has been serving the international hydrogen and fuel cell community since 2001. In addition to creating expert conferences like f-cell Stuttgart and f-cell+HFC as platforms for networking, knowledge and technology transfer, PSA also organizes “Made in Germany” Pavilions at key international events to support German firms entering new markets. Visit us at and

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Nathalie Esenwein | Project Leader | Peter Sauber Agentur  | +49 711 656960-5702

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David Banks | Manager, Communications and Marketing | Peter Sauber Agentur |+49 711 656960-56