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Forum Program Hydrogen + Fuel Cells EUROPE at HANNOVER MESSE 2020

The Public Forum and Technical Forum are located within the Hydrogen + Fuel Cells EUROPE in Hall 27.
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Monday, April 20 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00
Tuesday, April 21 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00
Wednesday, April 22 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00
Thursday, April 23 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00
Friday, April 24   11:00     14:00 15:00 16:00

Monday, April 20
Public Forum
15-minute moderated interview + Q&A
Technical Forum
10-minute PowerPoint presentation
10:00 tbd
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reserved
 
10:20 MultiPLHY: Green hydrogen for high-quality
chemical products

Nils Aldag, CCO
sunfire GmbH
 
10:40 tbd
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Hexagon Composites ASA
 
Public Forum
10:00 tbd
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10:15 tbd
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10:30 tbd
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10:45 Energy Storage for Renewables -
Safe and Compact as Metal Hydride

Bettina Neumann, Hydrogen Technology Manager
GKN Powder Metallurgy
TF
11:00
Pressekonferenz German
Vom Gabelstapler zum Müllfahrzeug:
Die Vielfalt der Wasserstoff-Mobilität
Ferry M. M. Franz, Direktor
Bullet Toyota Motor Europe, Berlin
Wolfgang Axthammer, Geschäftsführer
Bullet NOW GmbH
Nikolas Iwan, Geschäftsführer
Bullet H2 MOBILITY Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
Burkard Oppmann, Geschäftsführer
Bullet FAUN Services GmbH
 
 













11:00 Next Generation Solid Hydrogen Carriers (SHC)
Felix Heubner, Manager Chemical Hydrogen Storage
Fraunhofer-Institute for Manufacturing Technology
and Advanced Materials IFAM
11:15 Hydrogen in a sustainable energy system -
a combination of storage medium and fuel

Dr. Johannes Töpler, Deputy Chairman
Deutscher Wasserstoff- und
Brennstoffzellen- Verband e.V. (DWV)
11:30 tbd
NN
Fraunhofer-Institut für Mikrostruktur von
Werkstoffen und Systemen IMWS
11:45 WyRefueler – the mobile hydrogen
refueling system

Wolfgang Wolter, CEO
Wystrach GmbH
 
12:00 Is fuel cell multi megawatt solutions
possible in maritime?

Johan Burgren, Business Manager Marine
PowerCell Sweden AB
 
12:20 Building the Hydrogen Economy
Jose Luis Crespo, VP Global Sales
Plug Power Inc.
 
12:40 Sandvik on-site solution, for hydrogen
powered vehicles and other applications

Christofer Hedvall,
Head of Business Unit Specialized Tube
Sandvik High Precision Tube,
ZN der SMT Deutschland GmbH

 
 
12:00 Hydrogen quality assessment for HRS
Christian Spitta, Head of Hydrogen Technologies
Zentrum für BrennstoffzellenTechnik ZBT GmbH Duisburg
 




   
12:45 Advanced coating equipment for metal
bipolar plates

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VON ARDENNE GmbH
13:00 tbd
Doug Richmond, Sales Manager
RIX Industries

 
13:20 tbd
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Hynamics
 
13:40 tbd
Jan-Justus Schmidt, General Manager
Enapter
 
 
13:00 tbd
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13:15 Coating Service and Equipment for
Fuel Cells and Electrolysers

Joris Ummels, Sales Manager
IHI Hauzer Techno Coating B.V.
13:30 Effects in Production of Fuel Cell Catalyst Layers
Ulf Groos, Head of Department Fuel Cell Systems
Fraunhofer-Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
13:45 10-30kW High Efficiency Boost Converter for
Fuel Cells

John Vogel, Founder, Product Development
Combined Energies LLC
14:00
Podium Discussion German
Norddeutsche Wasserstoffwirtschaft –
der Norden geht voran!
Ove Petersen, CEO
Bullet GP JOULE GmbH
Jörg Starr, Vorsitzender
Bullet Clean Energy Partnership (CEP)
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Bullet NN
 
14:40 20 years of fuel cells: Into the future with
hydrogen fuel cells

Dr. Peter Podesser, CEO
SFC Energy AG
 
14:00 Large scale H2 production units
Roland Hequet,
President Hydrogen John Cockerill Energy
John Cockerill Group
14:15 Prometheus - next generation
PEM Electrolyzer stacks

Matthias Kramer, CFO
Hoeller Electrolyzer GmbH
14:30 Process control optimization in
hydrogen filling stations

Philipp Schroeder, Business Development Manager
Buschjost GmbH
14:45 The business modell to start now: Norsk e-Fuel
Nils Aldag, CCO
sunfire GmbH
 
 
15:00 Coordination of alternative fuels infrastructure
build-up in Germany

Thorsten Herbert,
Divisional Head Transport and Infrastructure
NOW GmbH
 
15:20 HYDAC's Hydrogen Applications
Dr. Sebastian König
HYDAC INTERNATIONAL GMBH
 
15:40 MW Electrolysis - Advanced PEM,
the lowest TCO for H2 molecule

Hector A. Maza, VP, Business Development
Giner ELX Inc.
 
15:00 tbd
NN
Impact Coatings AB
15:15 tbd
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Celeroton AG
15:30 Pressure Tech Hydrogen Fuel Cell Regulators
Iulian Maciuca,
International Business Development Manager
Pressure Tech Ltd
15:45 tbd
NN
reserved
16:00 New Generation of High Pressure Electrolysers
Karoline Aafos, Sales Manager
HydrogenPro
 
16:20 H2 and E-fuels activities in developing and
emerging countries

Verick Schick, Senior Advisor
Agentur für Wirtschaft & Entwicklung
 
16:40 International Developments in the
Hydrogen Sector

Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling,
Director Divison Hydrogen Technologies
Fraunhofer-Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
 
 
16:00 Test rigs and system components for
fuel cells and electrolyser

Dr. Sandro Ruhland, Divison Manager
EBZ Entwicklung- und Vertriebsgesellschaft
Brennstoffzelle mbH
16:15 Challenges of EIS analysis on high-area
fuel cells and stacks

Jiří Libra
Kolibrik.net, s.r.o.
16:30 tbd
NN
ZELTWANGER Automation GmbH
16:45 tbd
NN
reserved
17:00 Stage rebuilding
 
 
18:00 Networking Evening
 
 

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Tuesday, April 21
Public Forum
15-minute moderated interview + Q&A
Technical Forum
10-minute PowerPoint presentation
10:00 Picea the world's first commercial
hydrogen home power solution

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HPS Home Power Solutions GmbH
 
10:20 Let's go exponential!
Markus Bachmeier, Head of Hydrogen Solutions
Linde Hydrogen FuelTech
 
10:40 tbd
NN
ITM Power Plc
 
Public Forum
10:00 Hydrogen Road of Kawasaki Heavy Industry
Dr. Nurettin Tekin, Hydrogen Product Management
KAWASAKI Gas Turbine Europe GmbH
10:15 Green hydrogen – key for CO2 emission
mitigation in industrial processes

Dr. Matthias Jahn,
Head of Dept. Chem. Eng. and Electrochemistry
Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische
Technologien und Systeme IKTS
10:30 Beyond batteries and ICEs -
hydrogen fuel cells across industry sectors

Joanna Richart, Business Development Director
Intelligent Energy
10:45 Fuel Cell System Development and Integration
at FES

Marcus Schaedler, Project Manager
FES GmbH Fahrzeug-Entwicklung Sachsen /
Auto-Entwicklungsring Sachsen GmbH
TF
11:00
Podium Discussion German
Alleskönner Pipeline:
speichern, transportieren, versorgen!
Frank Heunemann, Geschäftsführer
Bullet Nowega GmbH
Dr. Peter Röttgen, VP Public Affairs Deutschland
Bullet Fortum
 
11:40 Integrated production of green hydrogen for
sustainable transport solutions

Heinrich Gärtner, CEO
H-TEC SYSTEMS GmbH
 
11:00 tbd
NN
Nel Hydrogen Fueling
11:15 Testing of High Pressure H2 Components for
Mobility Applications

Tino Lehmann, Product Manager Special Applications
JA-Gastechnology GmbH
11:30 New materials for fuel cell, electrolyzer and
hydrogen storage

Chihiro Hiraiwa, Director, Energy Material
Sumitomo Electric Industries
11:45 tbd
NN
Takaishi Industry Co.,Ltd.
 
 
12:00 Latest Trends in Fuel Cell and Battery Testing
Ferdinand Spannan, Area Sales Manager Asia
HORIBA FuelCon GmbH
 
12:20 Outlook of AVL's Fuel Cell activities
Helmut Iancu,
Global Segment Leader Fuel Cell Technology
AVL List GmbH

 
12:40 Clean hydrogen - Key for the green deal
Bart Biebuyck, Executive Director
Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking
 
12:00 Modern PEM: Destroying myths and
delivering the lowest cost of ownership

Dr. Cortney Mittelsteadt, CTO
Giner ELX Inc.
 




 
12:45 tbd
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BOSAL Energy Conversion Industry
13:00 tbd
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Clean Energy Partnership (CEP)
 
13:20 tbd
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Offshore Wind EnBW
 
13:40 tbd
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ITM Power Plc
 
13:00 New approaches in alkaline membranes
Mikkel Rykær Kraglund, Postdoc
DTU Energy
13:15 Hydrogen standardization in an international context
Elena Hof, Program Manager NIP
NOW GmbH
13:30 Hydrogen Refueling Hoses
Markus Eberle, Product Manager Hydrogen
SPIR STAR AG
13:45 How to detect contaminants in
hydrogen refueling?

Thomas Schittek,
Global Coordinator Technical Cleanliness
HYDAC INTERNATIONAL GMBH
14:00
Podium Discussion
H2 Mobility
Battery and Fuel Cells –
Mobility transition compared in numbers
Nikolas Iwan, Geschäftsführer
Bullet H2 MOBILITY Deutschland GmbH & Co.KG
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Bullet NN
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Bullet NN
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Bullet NN
 
14:40 Contributions of DLR to the National
Hydrogen Strategy

Prof. Dr. Andreas Friedrich
Head of Department Electrochemical Energy
Technology
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.
(DLR) Institut für Technische Thermodynamik

 
14:00 MEA Production Research
Dr. Matthias Klingele,
Head of Group Cell Analysis and Materials
Fraunhofer-Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
14:15 The new sera Hydrogen Refueling Station 2.0
Stephan Hillebrand, Managing Director
sera ComPress GmbH
14:30 Developing a product road map for
hydrogen fuel cells

Florian Taschke, CTO
SFC Energy AG
14:45 Challenges Fuel Cell Testing Technology
Tomas Dehne, Chief Engineer Fuel Cell Technology
AVL List GmbH
 
 
15:00 tbd
NN
Nel Hydrogen
 
15:20 Cost Saving Assistive Intelligence (AI)
for Decentralized Unmanned H2 Production

Sable Huang, President
Florian von Hofen, Managing Director/CEO
Dr. Gernot Voitic, Project Manager R&D
Rouge H2 Engineering GmbH
 
15:40 An Update on the Canadian
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Sector

Mark Kirby, President & CEO
Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association
 
15:00 tbd
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Framatome GmbH
15:15 Progress in Nafion™ materials for the
hydrogen economy

Jan Lenders,
Application Development Engineer, Technology
Chemours International Operations SARL
15:30 Addressing the need for high capacities
Markus Bachmeier, Head of Hydrogen Solutions
Linde Hydrogen FuelTech
15:45 Improved catalysts for PEM electrolyzers and
fuel cells

Dr. Ruth Ahlers,
Business Development Electrochemistry
Heraeus
16:00 tbd
NN
INFICON GmbH
 
16:20 tbd
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Hexagon Composites ASA
 
16:40 Hydrogen economy in Rhine-Main area
Prof. Dr. Birgit Scheppat, Member of the Board
H2BZ Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellen-Initiative
Hessen e.V.

 
16:00
Elevator Pitch (5 min each) + Discussion:
Electrolyser
Dr Simon Bourne, CTO
Bullet ITM Power Plc
Dr. Frank Allebrod, Head of R&D
Bullet H-TEC SYSTEMS GmbH
Bertrand Amelot, EVP Sales and Marketing
Bullet McPhy Energy SA
 
 
 
17:00 Stage rebuilding
 
 
18:00 Networking Evening
 
 

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Wednesday, April 22
Public Forum
15-minute moderated interview + Q&A
Technical Forum
10-minute PowerPoint presentation
10:00 Ball Valve solutions for High Pressure H2 &
Liquefied H2

Jacky Vinocur,
Director of Sales West Europe & Latin America
HABONIM Industrial Valves & Actuators
 
10:20 tbd
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Dr.-Ing. K. Busch GmbH
 
10:40 tbd
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ITM Power Plc
 
Public Forum
10:00 tbd
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10:15 Active and stabile carbon-supported Pt for
PEMFC applications

Dr. Jean-Francois Drillet,
Head of Batteries & Fuel Cells Team
DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut
10:30 tbd
NN
HyPlat (Pty) Ltd
10:45 A low-cost electrolysis plant for refueling of
commercial FCEV fleets

Ralf Wascheck,
Head of Department Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Mobility
IAV GmbH
TF
11:00 tbd
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Business France
 










 
11:00 tbd
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Nel Hydrogen
11:15 Hydrogen refueling / hydrogen testing equipments
Francois Hemmerlin,
Business Development Manager - Hydrogen
Resato International BV
11:30 Requirements from the wind industry -
a positive challenge for the electrolyser industry

Niels-Arne Baden, CEO
GreenHydrogen.dk ApS
11:45 tbd
NN
Hexagon Composites ASA
12:00 VDMA Fuel Cell Industry Guide Germany 2020
Dr. Manfred Stefener, Chairman
Gerd Krieger, Managing Director
VDMA Working Group Fuel Cells
 
12:20 Large scale electrolysis for the
industry & green chemicals

Dr. Christoph Noeres,
Head of Energy Storage & Hydrogen

thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers GmbH
 
12:40 Efficient, scalable and modular:
The future of FCs in Heavy Duty

Thomas Melczer, CEO
FCP Fuel Cell Powertrain GmbH
 

12:00 Hydrogen Storage in Salt Caverns for
Fuel Cell Mobility

Dr. Michael Kröner, Team Leader
DLR-Institut für Vernetzte Energiesysteme e.V.
DLR Institute of Networked Energy Systems
 




   
12:45 Distribution Grid Infrastructure of the Future
Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn, Vice Chairman
Hydrogen Power Storage &
Solutions East Germany e.V.
13:00 tbd
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NPROXX
 
13:20 Novel reformer & fuel cell based CHP unit:
clean, flexible, efficient

Prof. Dr. Kolb, Deputy Director
Fraunhofer-Institut für Mikrotechnik und
Mikrosysteme IMM

 
13:40 100% commitment to hydrogen -
sera ComPress becomes sera Hydrogen

Stephan Hillebrand, Managing Director
sera ComPress GmbH
 
13:00 Battery storage cost optimization
Wolfgang Schwarz, Head of Product Management
NOVUM engineering GmbH
13:15 Cost Effective Fuelling Solutions
Rhoy Philby, Hydrogen Mechanical Design Engineer
Haskel Europe Ltd
13:30 tbd
NN
reserved
13:45 Thin-film catalysts for PEM fuel cells and water
electrolyzers

Peter Kúš, Scientific Researcher
Charles University Faculty of
Mathematics and Physics
14:00
Podium Discussion German
Win-Win with Hydrogen - ship your renewables
Uwe Ringel, Geschäftsführer
Bullet Ontras Gastransport GmbH
Andreas Feicht, Staatssekretär
Bullet Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie
Prof. Dr. Armin Schnettler,
EVP & designated CEO Next Energy Business
Bullet Siemens Energy
 
14:40 Wasserstoffland NRW
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EnergieAgentur.NRW GmbH
 
14:00 PDC Machines Hydrogen Infrastructure Solutions
Jim Petrecky, Director of Hydrogen Energy
PDC Machines
14:15 Unlimited Hydrogen: how to decarbonize industry
at a large-scale?

Bertrand Amelot, EVP Sales and Marketing
McPhy Energy SA
14:30 tbd
NN
MAXIMATOR GmbH
14:45 Solution portfolio and latest references
Thomas Schaefer,
Global Market Development Manager
Linde Hydrogen FuelTech

15:00 tbd
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Nel Hydrogen
 
15:20 tbd
Dr. Bernd Buchholz, Minister
Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Verkehr, Arbeit,
Technologie und Tourismus in Schleswig-Holstein

 
15:40 HyLand – Hydrogen regions in Germany
Philipp Braunsdorf, Program Manager NIP
NOW GmbH
 
15:00 Virtual Fuel Cell Development
Reinhard Tatschl, Research and Technology Manager
AVL List GmbH
15:15 Green hydrogen for grid scale energy storage and
sector integration

Dr. Markus Forstmeier,
Head of Business Development and Sales
H-TEC SYSTEMS GmbH
15:30 Assessment of Hydrogen-Based Energy Carriers
Dr. Achim Schaadt,
Head of Department Thermochemical Processes
Fraunhofer-Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
15:45 Hydrogen Cities and Regions -
Large scale projects in Germany and China

Marcel Corneille, Managing Director
EMCEL GmbH
16:00 tbd
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Chungnam Techno Park
 
16:20 Faurecia hydrogen fuel cell strategy
Nils Walther, Global Program Manager
Faurecia
 
16:40 tbd
NN
Intelligent Energy
 
16:00
Elevator Pitch (5 min each) + Discussion:
Electrolyser
Nils Aldag, CCO
Bullet sunfire GmbH
 
 
 
17:00 Stage rebuilding
 
 
18:00 Networking Evening
 
 

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Thursday, April 23
Public Forum
15-minute moderated interview + Q&A
Technical Forum
10-minute PowerPoint presentation
10:00 tbd
NN
reserved
 
10:20 Methanol reformed Fuel Cell development in China
Dr. John Shen, CEO
Mr. Wolfgang Chen, VP
Palcan Energy Corporation

 
10:40 tbd
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Spanish Hydrogen Association (AeH2)
 
Public Forum
10:00 tbd
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10:15 The Power Supply as a critical
Electrolyzer component

Bart de Vries, Sales Manager
Ampulz B.V.
10:30 Conductive graphit compounds for fuel cells,
batteries, heat exchangers

Oliver Zielinski,
Project Manager Fuel Cell + Battery Technology
Eisenhuth GmbH & Co. KG
10:45 Metatron hydrogen regulation systems for
fuel cell vehicles

Andrea Piovesan,
Electronic Division Technical Director
Metatron S.p.A.
TF
11:00
Podium Discussion German
Wasserstoff-Mobilität for future
Christian Küchen, Geschäftsführer
Bullet Mineralölwirtschaftsverband e.V. (MWV)
 
11:40 tbd
NN
reserved
 
11:00 Iridum based Catalysts for PEM Electrolysers
and Future of Iridium

Wayne Thornhill / John Lowe,
Euroepean Sales Manager / Head Scientist
Ames Goldsmith Ceimig
11:15 Advanced methods of in situ PEM fuel cell testing
Dr. Yurii Yakovlev, Senior Researcher
LEANCAT s.r.o.
11:30 Designing bipolar plates for mass production
Dr. Gert Nelissen,
Manager Customer Projects and Development
Borit NV
11:45 QualyGridS - Standardized qualifying tests &
business cases of electrolyzers for grid services

Regine Reißner, Scientific Project Coordinator
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.
(DLR) Institut für Technische Thermodynamik


12:00 Introducing Hydrogen Optimized
Andrew Stuart, President, CEO
Hydrogen Optimized
 
12:20 By product hydrogen of the industry -
the key for a realistic energy transition

Dr. Albrecht Möllmann, Chairman
HyCologne e.V.
 
12:40 tbd
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Carbotainer, S.L.
 
12:00 LOHC Technology for Bulk Hydrogen
Storage and Transport

Rafael Schmidt,
Senior Business Development Manager
Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies
 




   
12:45 tbd
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13:00 tbd
NN
reserved
 
13:20 Production technology for metal bipolar plates
Fabian Kapp, Managing Director
Graebener Maschinentechnik GmbH & Co. KG
 
13:40 Hydrogen refueling /
hydrogen testing equipments

Francois Hemmerlin,
Business Development Manager - Hydrogen
Resato International BV

 
13:00 A 5KW micro generating CHP unit, an alternative
solution for power and heat generation

Dr. Thomas Chalkidis, COO
Helbio SA
13:15 tbd
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13:30 tbd
Angelo D'Anzi, CTO
ARCO-FC Srl
13:45 DVGW Study on Hydrogen Mobility:
Status, Trends, Perspectives

Dr. Oliver Ehret, Senior Manager E-Mobility
Center of Automotive Management
14:00
Podium Discussion German
Nationale Wasserstoff-Industrie Strategie -
Anker der deutschen Wirtschaft
Michael Vassiliadis, Geschäftsführender Hauptvorstand
Bullet Industriegewerkschaft Bergbau, Chemie und
Energie (IG BCE)
Holger Boxnick, Geschäftsführer
Bullet Actemium
 
14:40 Storage system: evolution of the components for
onboard applications

Michele Bonetti,
Automotive & H2 Business Units Director
Peter Schürstedt, Hydrogen Business Development
OMB Saleri SpA
 
14:00 P2X Kopernikus project: results and next steps
Nils Aldag, CCO
sunfire GmbH
14:15 Sustainable "Energiewende" -
PtX Technologies as a Matchmaker

Dr.-Ing. Ouda M. Salem,
Head of Team Power to Liquids
Fraunhofer-Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
14:30 Improved catalysts for PEM electrolyzers and
fuel cells

Dr. Christian Gebauer, Head of Hydrogen Systems
Heraeus
14:45 Decentralized production of green hydrogen with
PEM electrolysis

Jean-Marie Poignon, Sales Manager
H-TEC SYSTEMS GmbH


15:00 Heavy duty transport:
Funding for alternative drivetrains and fuels

Axel Blume, Program Manager MKS
NOW GmbH
 
15:20 tbd
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reserved
 
15:40 tbd
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Eason Industrial Engineering Co., Ltd
 
15:00









Job Market
 
 
 
16:00 tbd
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reserved
 
16:20 tbd
NN
Okazaki Manufacturing Company
 
16:40 Metallic Bipolar Plates by FEINforming
Beat Knuchel, Key Account Manager
Feintool Technologie AG
 
 
17:00 Stage rebuilding
 
 
18:00 Networking Evening
 
 

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Friday, April 24
Public Forum
60-minute moderated show
11:00 -
12:00
Einführung in die Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellentechnologie
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Moderator: NN

 
14:00 -
15:00
Einführung in die Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellentechnologie
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Moderator: NN

 
15:00 -
16:00
Einführung in die Wasserstoff- und Brennstoffzellentechnologie
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16:00 Closing Session

 

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