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Forum Program Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries HANNOVER MESSE 2017

The Public Forum and Technical Forum are located within the Group Exhibit in Hall 27.
All HANNOVER MESSE visitors are invited to listen to the interviews and presentations free of charge.
Please visit our YouTube channel to see the forum programs
 
Monday, April 24 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00
Tuesday, April 25 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00
Wednesday, April 26 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00
Thursday, April 27 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00
Friday, April 28 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00
 

Monday, April 24
Public Forum
20-minute moderated interview + Q&A
Technical Forum
20-minute PowerPoint presentation + Q&A
10:20 ENRgHY - a regional project to develop hydrogen industry
Sébastien Faivre, Project Manager
H2SYS
Public Forum 10:20 tbd
NN
tbd
Mixed Topics
10:40 Methanol fuel cell in China
Dr. John Shen, Chairman
Wolfgang Chen, General Manager
Palcan Energy Corporation
 
10:40 tbd
NN
tbd
 
11:00 tbd
NN
SerEnergy A/S
11:00 Option

 
11:20
Pressekonferenz German
tbd
Dr. Klaus Bonhoff, Managing Director (Chair)
Bullet NOW GmbH
 
11:20 Compact, diesel/jet fuel processing systems and SOFC generators
Anthony Anderson
Precision Combustion, Inc. 
11:40 The Blue Move for a Green Economy
Jon Eriksen, CEO
Hystorsys AS
 
12:00 Hydrogen Challenge - a pioneer's first-hand report on driving fuel cell-electric vehicles across Europe
Mortimer E. Schulz, Chief Fuel Cell Finance
Solution in Energy E.U.
12:20 tbd
Abas Goodarzi, President/CEO
US FuelCell Corporation
12:40 tbd
NN
tbd
 
13:00 Hydrogen energy storage projects: standing alone without grants or subsidies
David Bow, SVP of Sales, Service & Marketing
Proton OnSite
13:00 Methanol reforming fuel cell system in Chinese market
Wolfgang Chen, General Manager
Palcan Energy Corporation
13:20 tbd
Beatriz Gutierrez
Aaron Knight
State of Connecticut, DECD, Office of Business and Industry Development
13:20 DetecTape H2 - Colorimetric leak detectors for hydrogen equipment
William Hoagland, President
Element One, Inc.
13:40 tbd
Dr. Bernd Pitschak, Managing Director
Hydrogenics GmbH
13:40 Going from research into production: the problems of scale-up in material synthesis
Dr. John Lowe, Head Chemist
Ames Goldsmith Ceimig
 
14:00
Press Conference (eng)
Framework for the hydrogen infrastructure
Dr. Graham Cooley, CEO
Bullet ITM Power Plc
Matthias Klietz, Head of Research Powertrain
Bullet BMW Group
Dr. Dimitrios Papageorgopoulos, Program Manager, Fuel Cells, Fuel Cell Technologies Office
Bullet U.S. Department of Energy
Manfred Becker, Global Hydrogen Operations Manager
Bullet Shell
 
14:00 Driving down costs to unleash the expansion of vehicle fueling infrastructure
Christopher Allen, Sales Engineer
RIX Industries
14:20 Electrochemistry centered services for fuel cells and other electrochemical power sources
Dr. Carsten Cremers, Team Leader Fuel Cells
Fraunhofer-Institut für Chemische Technologie ICT - Angewandte Elektrochemie
14:40 rSOC plant: efficient design and operation behavior
Prof. Ludger Blum, Head of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
15:00 Market preparation and commercialization of fuel cell, hydrogen and battery applications – NOW coordinated programmes 2017
Dr. Klaus Bonhoff, Managing Director (Chair)
NOW GmbH
15:00 tbd
NN
tbd
15:20 tbd
NN
H-TEC SYSTEMS
15:20 tbd
NN
tbd
15:40 Linking the power and transport sectors -
A sector coupling scenario for Germany

Markus Reuß
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
 
15:40 The plate-shaped platinum catalysts booming H2PEMFC
Hanson Ruan, CEO/CTO
Blue-O Technology INC
 
16:00 tbd
NN
Dana Incorporated
16:00 Latest developments on graphite bipolar plates and gaskets
Dr. Thorsten Hickmann, CEO
Eisenhuth GmbH & Co. KG
16:20 tbd
NN
Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association
     
16:40 Go to where the market is!
How to unveil unknown business potentials
for Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Batteries

Arno A. Evers
Founder of the Group Exhibition in 1995
 
   
17:00 Stage rebuilding
 
   
18:00 Networking Evening
 
   
 
 

 

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Tuesday, April 25
Public Forum
20-minute moderated interview + Q&A
Technical Forum
20-minute PowerPoint presentation + Q&A
10:00
Two market leaders joining forces
Rick Rashilla, Vice President Hydrogen Products
Bullet Hexagon Composites ASA
Dr. Michael Kleschinski, CEO
Bullet xperion Energy & Environment GmbH
Public Forum 10:00 tbd
NN
tbd
H2 production and energy storage
10:20
CONVIONs first 50-kW-SOFC-System C50 using CFY-stacks, developed by Fraunhofer IKTS/Plansee
Tuomas Hakala, Co-founder
Bullet Convion Oy
Dr. Mihails Kusnezoff, Head of Department: Materials and Components
Bullet Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme IKTS
Dr. Werner V. Schulmeyer, Head of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell
Bullet PLANSEE SE
10:20 tbd
Joseph Cargnelli, Chief Technology Officer
Hydrogenics Corporation
10:40 Achieving cost reduction by material development and system design
Prof. Dr. Andreas Friedrich, Head of Department Electrochemical Energy Technology
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), Institut für Technische Thermodynamik

 
10:40 Hydrogen Storage in Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier - insights from first project experiences
Dr. Martin Schneider, Head of Product Management
Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH
11:00 Hydrogen reaching “fossil parity” in increasing number of markets
Björn Simonsen, VP Market Development
Nel Hydrogen
11:00 ITM Power 100MW Electrolyser
Dr. Simon Bourne, CTO
ITM Power plc
11:20 Industrial supply of advanced SOFC materials
Andreas B. Richter, Sales & Marketing Manager
CerPoTech AS
11:20 kWs to MWs & bars to MPa’s: flexible PEM electrolysis for large-scale & high pressure apps
Everett Anderson, Vice President of Business Development
Proton OnSite
11:40
Podium Discussion
IPHE Policy Forum: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen in the Economy: Governmental Views
Dr. Klaus Bonhoff, Bonhoff, Managing Director (Chair)
Bullet NOW GmbH, Germany
Dr. Dimitrios Papageorgopoulos, Program Manager, Fuel Cells, Fuel Cell Technologies Office
Bullet U.S. Department of Energy, USA
Prof. Pan Mu
Bullet Wuhan University of Technology, P.R. China
NN
Bullet tbd, Japan
11:40
Hydrogen storage tanks: testing, certification, codes & standards
Patrick Breuer, Hydrogen Project Manager
Bullet Hexagon Composites ASA
Dr. Thorsten Weber, Ingenieur Director Program Management
Bullet xperion Energy & Environment GmbH
12:00 SOC co-electrolysis operation: new option for chemicals production
Dr. Mihails Kusnezoff, Head of Business Division Energy
Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme IKTS
12:20 tbd
NN
Aperam
12:20 Thermal hydrogen compressors
Jon Eriksen, CEO
Hystorsys AS
Mixed Topics
12:40  tbd
Hector Maza, VP of Business Development and Technical Sales
Giner, Inc.
12:40 tbd
NN
tbd
 
13:00 Spain breakthroughs in hydrogen
Javier Brey Sánchez, Chairman
Spanish Hydrogen Association (AeH2)
13:00 O-ring materials for hydrogen station devices
Hideyuki Takaishi, President
Takaishi Industry Co.,Ltd.
13:20 Scientific results for economic benefit inside the product ramp up for fuel cell systems
Dr. Alexander Dyck, Head of Division Fuel Cells
NEXT ENERGY
EWE-Forschungszentrum für Energietechnologie e.V.
13:20 Engineered carbon supports for durable electrocatalysts
Dr. Alia Lubers, Catalyst Manufacturing Manager
Pajarito Powder, LLC
13:40 The role of regional networks in facilitating hydrogen & fuel cell technology uptake: the example of H2BZ-Initiative Hessen
Calum McConnell, Board Member
H2BZ Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellen-Initiative Hessen e.V.

 
13:40 Hydrogen-on-demand solutions based on PowerPaste technology
Dr. Marcus Tegel, Project Manager Hydrolysis
Fraunhofer-Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM

 
14:00
Podium Discussion
IPHE Policy Forum: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen in the Economy: Industry Perspectives
Valerie Bouillon-Delporte, Strategic Hydrogen Initiative Leader - Incubator Program Office
Bullet Michelin
Dr. Graham Cooley, CEO
Bullet ITM Power Plc
NN
Bullet Option
14:00 Design to service of Micro-CHP systems
Tobias Thomsen, Project Manager
NEXT ENERGY - EWE-Forschungszentrum für Energietechnologie e.V.
14:20 Improvement of dynamic behavior of the evaporation process within a MCFC-humidifier
Dr. ir. Jean-Paul Janssens, Research & Development
BOSAL Energy Conversion Industry
14:40 tbd
Per Wassén, CEO
PowerCell Sweden AB
14:40 tbd
NN
AVL List GmbH
 
15:00 ENERGY SAXONY presents research activities and energy storage solutions from Saxony
Lukas Rohleder, Managing Director
Energy Saxony e.V.
15:00
Elevator Pitch (5 min each):
Electrolyser
Dr. Graham Cooley, CEO
Bullet ITM Power Plc
Bjørn Simonsen, VP Market Development
Bullet Nel Hydrogen
Dr. Hans Jörg Fell, CTO
Bullet HydrogenPro
Hector Maza, VP of Business Development and Technical Sales
Bullet Giner, Inc.
NN
Bullet tbd
NN
Bullet tbd
NN
Bullet tbd
NN
Bullet tbd

 
H2 production and energy storage
15:20 The solution for labs, testbeds and other H2-users:
On Site-Production, Storage and Release of
H2 with RGH2’s OSOD

Florian von Hofen, Managing Director/CEO
Sable Huang, President
Dr. Gernot Voitic, Project Manager R&D
Rouge H2 Engineering GmbH
15:40 DMFC energy solutions for backup and off grid applications
Björn Ledergerber, Vice President Consumer & Industry Business
SFC Energy AG
 
16:00
tbd
Matthias Klietz, Head of Research Powertrain
Bullet BMW Group
Dr. Christopher Hebling, Director Division Hydrogen Technologies
Bullet Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
         
16:40 Latest trends in battery and fuel cell testing
Mathias Bode, Managing Board
FuelCon AG

 
 
17:00 Stage rebuilding
 
     
18:00 Networking Evening
 
     

 

 

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Wednesday, April 26
Public Forum
20-minute moderated interview + Q&A
Technical Forum
20-minute PowerPoint presentation + Q&A
10:00 Steam Electrolysis – the key solution to transfer renewable energy into oil & gas sectors via hydrogen
Dr. Oliver Borm, Product Manager Hydrogen & Fuel
sunfire GmbH
Public Forum 10:00 gPROMS simulation of automotive power plant system start-up from -25C with H2 combustion in stack cathode
Zbigniew Urban, VP - Fuel Cells & Batteries
Process Systems Enterprise Limited
Mixed Topics
10:20 The importance of volumetric flow in fueling station architecture
Christopher Allen, Sales Engineer
RIX Industries
10:20 Customised solutions for LTPEM MEA market requirements
Rainer Wellmanns, Business Development Manager
HyPlat (Pty) Ltd
10:40 tbd
NN
AIR LIQUIDE
Advanced Technologies GmbH

 
10:40 tbd
Arkady Malakhov
NOVOROCS Technologies LLC.
11:00
Podium Discussion
tbd
NN
Bullet tbd
NN
Bullet tbd
 
11:00 BIG HIT: Europe’s Largest Integrated Hydrogen System
Dr. Kris Hyde, Technology Manager
ITM Power plc
11:20 Development of a zero-emission municipal vehicle
Stefan Keller, Senior Scientist
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
11:40 Update of U.S. Department of Energy hydrogen and fuel cell activities
Dr. Dimitrios Papageorgopoulos, Program Manager, Fuel Cells, Fuel Cell Technologies Office Energy
U.S. Department of Energy
 
11:40 tbd
NN
NOW GmbH
12:00
Statistics and prognosis of the fuel cell industry in Germany
Johannes Schiel, Managing Director
Bullet VDMA Working Group Fuel Cells
Dr. Manfred Stefener, Chairman
Bullet VDMA Working Group Fuel Cells
Managing Director
Bullet Elcore GmbH
 
12:00 Novel power electronics for distributed generation and energy storage
John Vogel, Managing Member
Combined Energies LLC
12:20 tbd
Johannes Pallasch, Head of Programme Recharging Infrastructure
NOW GmbH
12:20 tbd
NN
Hydrogen Power Storage & Solutions East Germany e.V.
12:40 tbd
Kristian Vik, Secretary General
Norwegian Hydrogen Forum
12:40 Electrocatalysts: a key component for Power-to-X technology
Dr. Christian Immanuel Müller, Manager Electrolysis
Fraunhofer-Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM

 
13:00 Solid oxide fuel and electrolysis cells from DTU Energy – Latest achievements
Prof. Dr. Anke Hagen, Head of Section
DTU Energy
FCH Test Center
13:00 Design for manufacturing using porous metal
Michael Miller, Director Engineering Services
Mott Corporation
13:20 tbd
Filip Smeets, Managing Director
Hydrogenics Europe NV
13:20 SOCTESQA: test procedures standardization for the industrialization of SOFC/SOEC
NN
SOCTESQA consortium
13:40 From hydrogen production to power2gas and renewable fuel synthesis
Prof. Dr. Gunther Kolb, Head of Division Energy and Chemical Technology
Fraunhofer ICT-IMM

 
13:40 Hydrogen - the new energy fuel for tomorrow's vehicles?
Anne Kleczka, Head of Technology Project Hydrogen Fuel Cell
BMW Group
14:00 Building a Hydrogen Refuelling Infrastructure in the UK
Dr. Graham Cooley, CEO 
ITM Power plc
14:00 tbd
NN
AVL List GmbH
14:20 tbd
NN
Nilar Battery
14:20 tbd
NN
Deutscher Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellen- Verband e.V. (DWV)
14:40 tbd
NN
McPhy Energy SA

 
14:40 Off grid & backup energy solutions based on DMFC
Kai Steckmann, Head of Customer Service
SFC Energy AG

 
15:00
Hydrogen Council
NN
Bullet tbd
NN
Bullet tbd
NN
Bullet tbd
 
15:00 Analyzing spacial effects in automotive size fuel cells
Dr. Robert Alink, Senior Scientist
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
15:20 Customized test rigs and system components for fuel cells and electrolyser
Dr. Sandro Ruhland, Divison Manager
EBZ Entwicklung- und Vertriebsgesellschaft Brennstoffzelle mbH
15:40 tbd
NN
AREVA H2Gen GmbH

 
15:40 tbd
NN
HySafe
 
16:00 A deep look into the State-of-the-Art HyCenta System Testbed
Tomas Dehne, Application Manager Fuel Cell Test Systems
AVL List GmbH
16:00 Option

 
16:20 tbd
NN
Greenlight Innovation
   
16:40
Hydrogen-powered rail
NN
Bullet Alstom

 
   
17:00 Stage rebuilding
 
     
18:00 Networking Evening
 
     

 

 

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Thursday, April 27
Public Forum
20-minute moderated interview + Q&A
Technical Forum
20-minute PowerPoint presentation + Q&A
10:00 tbd
NN
Eisenhuth GmbH & Co. KG   
Public Forum 10:00 tbd
NN
tbd  
Mixed Topics
10:20 Sector coupling and the need for large scale hydrogen transport
Dr. Cornelius von der Heydt, Head of Business Development
Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH
10:20 SOCTESQA: test procedures standardization for the industrialization of SOFC/SOEC
NN
SOCTESQA
10:40 Production lines for bipolar plates to China
Dr. Henrik Ljungcrantz, Executive Director
Impact Coatings AB

 
10:40 tbd
John Cornish, President
Engineering, Procurement & Construction, LLC
11:00 tbd
NN
Deutscher Wasserstoff- und
Brennstoffzellen-Verband e.V. (DWV)
11:00 tbd
NN
tbd
11:20 From prototyping to high precision production technology for metal microstructure plates
Achim Edelmann, Authorised Officer, Area Manager New Technologies
Gräbener Maschinentechnik GmbH & Co. KG
11:20 ZEG - upscale and commercialization of the technology
Dr. Nicola Di Giulio, Senior Engineer
ZEG Power AS
11:40 tbd
NN
Promat International
11:40 Sodium/Nickel-Chloride Battery - Back in market
Dr. Matthias Schulz, Group Manager Stationary Storage Systems
Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme IKTS

 
12:00 Launching the world largest electrolyser - when size and performance matters
Dr. Hans Jörg Fell, CTO
HydrogenPro AS
12:00 tbd
NN
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
12:20 The world's first light activated fuel cell
John Lidderdale, Chairman
Enocell ltd
12:20 The case for containerized hydrogen systems
John Cornish, President
Engineering, Procurement & Construction, LLC
12:40 Clean hydrogen for all Europeans
NN
European Hydrogen Association (EHA)
 
12:40 Hydrogen on-board
Olivier Heyral, President
Alcrys® Fluid-Control & Services
13:00 Metal bipolar plates and interconnects on the industrial level
Dr. Joachim Kroemer, Head of Sales
Borit NV
 
13:00 Option

 
13:20 Power-to-Liquid
Dr. Achim Schaadt, Head of Department Thermochemical Processes
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE   
13:40 tbd
Nathan Cooley, Director of Commercial Sales
fuelcellmaterials
 
14:00 Fuel cell and hybrid systems for aircraft applications
Prof. Dr. Josef Kallo, Head of Energy Systems Integration
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), Institut für Technische Thermodynamik
14:20 Maximizing value with engineered carbon supports
Thomas J. Stephenson, CEO & Chairman
Pajarito Powder, LLC
14:40 tbd
NN
Leyland Hose & Silicone
 
   
15:00 Deployment of alternative fuels based on the German mobility and fuels Strategy
Johannes Daum, Head of Programme Mobility and Fuel Strategy
NOW GmbH
15:00 Highly accurate & lightweight pressure regulator in development for UAV drones/automotive
Steve Yorke-Robinson, Managing Director
Pressure Tech Ltd
15:20 Option

 
15:20 tbd
NN
Inabata Europe GmbH
15:40 tbd
NN
NN
 
15:40 tbd
NN
tbd
16:00 tbd
NN
MAHYTEC Sarl
16:00 tbd
NN
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
16:20 tbd
NN
US FuelCell Corporation
   
16:40 New developments in advanced air blowers and controls for fuel cells
Ski Muir Milburn, CEO
VAIREX air systems

 
   
17:00 Stage rebuilding
 
17:00    
18:00 Networking Evening
 
18:00  
 
 

 

 

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Friday, April 28
Public Forum
20-minute moderated interview + Q&A
10:00 -
11.00
Einführung in die Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellentechnologie
Ulrich Walter
Dr. Lars Röntzsch, Head of Department Hydrogen Technology
Fraunhofer-Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM  
 
11.00-
11.20
tbd
NN
tbd
 
12:00 -
13.00
Einführung in die Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellentechnologie
Ulrich Walter
Dr. Lars Röntzsch, Head of Department Hydrogen Technology
Fraunhofer-Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM  
 
14:00 -
15.00
Einführung in die Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellentechnologie
Ulrich Walter
Dr. Lars Röntzsch, Head of Department Hydrogen Technology
Fraunhofer-Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM
 
16:00 Farwell reception for our Exhibitors of the Group Exhibit