September 14 + 15, 2021
Stuttgart, Germany

Detailed Conference Program

Plenary Sessions
Workshops
Topic Tables
Parallel Sessions

A - Opening Plenary

September 14, 09:30–11:00

Summary:

German perspectives and international approaches

Session Chair: Kilian Reichert

WORTisserie, Germany

09:30–10:00
Welcome note

Sibylle Hepting-Hug
Ministry of the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

10:00–10:30
Current Developments in Germany – Hydrogen Mobility, Strategy and Implementation

Kurt-Christoph von Knobelsdorff
National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology GmbH, Germany

10:30–11:00
Hydrogen on the rise, gaining global momentum

Patrick Schmidt
Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik GmbH, Germany

Coffee Break - sponsored by Women in Green Hydrogen

September 14, 11:00–11:30

B - International Markets Plenary

September 14, 11:30–13:00

Summary:

The latest from Canada, USA, Israel and Japan

Session Chair: Kilian Reichert

WORTisserie, Germany

11:30–11:50
Roadmap to a U.S. Hydrogen Economy

Frank Wolak
FCHEA Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association, USA

11:50–12:10
Renewable Energy in Israel

Charme Rykower
German-Israeli Chamber of Industry & Commerce

12:10–12:30
Utilization of Hydrogen Storage Alloys from the Perspective of the Global Environment

Prof. Dr. Hirohisa Uchida
Tokai University, Japan

12:30–13:00
Title tbc

Mark Kirby
Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association CHFCA, Canada

Lunch Break

September 14, 13:00–14:00

f-cell Pitches

September 14, 14:00–14:30

Summary:

Exhibitor elevator pitches

C1 - Buses

September 14, 14:30–15:30

Summary:

Strategies of manufacturers

Session Chair: Dr. Frank M. Koch

EnergieAgentur.NRW, Germany

14:30–14:50
The key drivers for a successful hydrogen bus fleet solution

Max Gottschalk
HyCap, United Kingdom

14:50–15:10
Fuel cell buses for Public Transportation – status and next steps Insights by Van Hool

Geert Van Hecke
Van Hool NV, Belgium

15:10–15:30
Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Heavy Duty applications

Martin Tröger
Hydrogenics GmbH, Germany

C2 - Hydrogen Sources

September 14, 14:30–15:30

Summary:

Colors and origins

Session Chair: Maike Schmidt

Center of Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research (ZSW), Germany

14:30–14:50
Hydrogen imports to Germany: Pros and cons

Frank Merten
Wuppertal Institut, Germany

14:50–15:10
H2Global - Shaping the global energy transition

Emanuel Henrich
H2Global Advisory GmbH, Germany

15:10–15:30
Green Hydrogen for Germany – How and where will it come from?

Maike Schmidt
Center of Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research (ZSW), Germany

C3 - USA

September 14, 14:30–15:30

Summary:

Transitioning into the Hydrogen Age

Session Chair: Dr. Andreas Truckenbrodt

Truckenbrodt Clean Energy Consulting Inc., Canada

14:30–14:50
U.S. Department of Energy Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Remarks

Dr. Sunita Satyapal
U.S. Department of Energy, USA

14:50–15:10
Hydrogen in Action – Unlocking Hydrogen’s Potential in the USA

Tim Schultz
Plug Power, Germany

15:10–15:30
Accelerating the Energy Transition Through Distributed Hydrogen Production

Mo Vargas
BayoTech, Inc., USA

Coffee Break

September 14, 15:30–16:00

D1 - Planes

September 14, 16:00–17:00

Summary:

Aviation sector projects

Session Chair: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Josef Kallo

H2FLY GmbH , Germany

16:00–16:20
Hydrogen for Fuel Cell Electric Propulsion in Aviation

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Josef Kallo
H2FLY GmbH , Germany

16:20–16:40
The Benefits of IE’s Technology for UAV & Aero applications

Phil Jackson
Intelligent Energy, United Kingdom

16:40–17:00
On the road to net zero: the role of hydrogen in aviation

Mark Farquhar
easyJet, United Kingdom

D2 - Hydrogen Production

September 14, 16:00–17:00

Summary:

Global projects

Session Chair: Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Bünger

Germany

16:00–16:20
Hamburg Green Hydrogen Hub

Arne Jacobsen
Vattenfall Innovation GmbH, Germany

16:20–16:40
Connecting European Hydrogen Valleys

Nienke Homan
Province of Groningen, Netherlands

16:40–17:00
Hydrogen overview in Chile: from the national strategy to the ongoing projects

Hans Kulenkampff
H2 Chile Asociación Chilena de Hidrógeno, Chile

D3 - Israel

September 14, 16:00–17:00

Summary:

A market newcomer

Session Chair: Andreas Pfister

Baden-Württemberg International Gesellschaft für internationale wirtschaftliche und wissenschaftliche Zusammenarbeit mbh, Germany

16:00–16:20
The Metabolism of H2 in green algae – how can it be used to redesign photosynthesis?

Prof. Iftach Yacoby
Tel Aviv University, Israel

16:20–16:40
Ammonia - Air AFC - based Power Source for Emergency Communication System

Gennadi Finkelshtain
GENCELL, Israel

16:40–17:00
Title tbc

E - Inspirational Plenary

September 15, 09:00–10:30

Summary:

Thinking outside the box

Session Chair: Kilian Reichert

WORTisserie, Germany

09:00–09:30
Application of AI in the context of fuel cells

Dr. Nada Zamel
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Germany

09:30–10:00
Fuel Cell Development – From Technology Readiness Level 1 to 9

Stefan Garche
VDE Renewables GmbH , Germany
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Garche
FCBAT - Fuel Cell and Battery Consulting, Germany

10:00–10:30
The end of the efficiency dogma in the age of renewables. A convenient truth?

Franz Lehner
National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology, Germany

Coffee Break - sponsored by Impact Coatings AB

September 15, 10:30–11:00

F1 - Trucks

September 15, 11:00–12:00

Summary:

Strategies of manufacturers

Session Chair: Dr. Manuel Schaloske

e-mobil BW State Agency for New Mobility Solutions and Automotive Baden-Württemberg, Germany

11:00–11:20
Fuel cell from prototype to mass production

Lars Johansson
cellcentric GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

11:20–11:40
Hyzon Motors, Accelerating the Energy Transition

Stefan van der Spek
HYZON Motors Europe, Netherlands

11:40–12:00
H2 engine and Fuel Cell - a system comparison for truck application

Dr. Alexander Kabza
Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW), Germany

F2 - Fuel Cell Production

September 15, 11:00–12:00

Summary:

New developments

Session Chair: Ulf Groos

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany

11:00–11:20
The EKPO NM12 Stack Module – a Modular and Fully Industrialized Stack Platform

Armin Diez
EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies GmbH, Germany

11:20–11:40
Large scale water electrolysis for decarbonized industry - Green hydrogen technology for multi- and gigawatt installations

Dr. Ralph Kleinschmidt
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG - Business Unit Uhde, Germany

11:40–12:00
From Catalyst Powder to Membrane Electrode Assembly - Results from HyFab

Ulf Groos
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany

F3 - Japan

September 15, 11:00–12:00

Summary:

An industry pioneer

Session Chair: Naoki Sakuyama

JETRO Duesseldorf, Germany

11:00–11:20
JH2A: towards a hydrogen society

Tadahiro Kaneko
Japan Hydrogen Association, Japan

11:20–11:40
Potential for expanding Hydrogen Business in Osaka

Joji Nishimura
Osaka Prefectural Government and companies located in Osaka, Japan

11:40–12:00
Toward the Realization of the" Yamanashi Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Valley"

Isao Yamadera
Yamanashi Prefectural Government, Japan
Prof. Akihiro Iiyama
Fuel Cell Nanomaterials Center, University of Yamanashi, Japan

Lunch Break

September 15, 12:00–13:00

f-cell Pitches

September 15, 13:00–13:30

Summary:

Exhibitor elevator pitches

G - Industry Plenary

September 15, 13:30–15:00

Summary:

Key players and current strategies

Session Chair: Kilian Reichert

WORTisserie, Germany

13:30–14:00
Fuel cell specifics for long-haul heavy-duty

Prof. Dr. Christian Mohrdieck
cellcentric GmbH & Co.KG, Germany

14:00–14:30
Hydrogen – The future will need H2

Dr. Volker Wetekam
Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany

14:30–15:00
Fuelling Infrastructure: Performance Up, Cost Down

Markus Bachmeier
Linde GmbH Linde Engineering, Germany

Coffee Break

September 15, 15:00–15:30

H1 - Stationary Applications

September 15, 15:30–16:30

Summary:

Independent energy supplies

Session Chair: Alexander Dauensteiner

Viessmann Climate Solutions SE, Deutschland

15:30–15:50
Energy-efficient into the future - The stationary fuel cell system by Bosch

Marcus Spickermann
Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany

15:50–16:10
Green Hydrogen – contribution to a climate neutral building sector?

Simon Marx
Steinbeis-Innovationszentrum energieplus, Germany

16:10–16:30
Scaling up Green Hydrogen in Scotland with H100 Fife

Nigel Holmes
Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, United Kingdom

H2 - Hydrogen Distribution

September 15, 15:30–16:30

Summary:

Solutions and projects

Session Chair: Wolfram Münch

EnBW Holding AG, Germany

15:30–15:50
Port of Antwerp: Green energy hub of the future

Maxime Peeters
Port of Antwerp, Belgium

15:50–16:10
H2onSite - Making hydrogen usable for everyone via the gas distribution networks

Dr. Volker Bartsch
DVGW Deutscher Verein des Gas- und Wasserfaches e.V., Germany

16:10–16:30
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Heavy Duty Vehicles - The Next Dimension

Dr. Manfred Schuckert
DAIMLER TRUCK AG, Germany

H3 - Canada

September 15, 15:30–16:30

Summary:

Home of the fuel cell

Session Chair: Dr. Andreas Truckenbrodt

Truckenbrodt Clean Energy Consulting Inc., Canada

15:30–15:50
Promoting Global Trade in H2 and H2 Products

Colin Bendig
TesTneT Engineering GmbH, Germany

15:50–16:10
A Canadian's Journey through Hydrogen

Anna Murray
Cummins Inc., Canada

16:10–16:30
Will the colour of hydrogen affect its uptake? A Canadian perspective.

Prof. Dr. David Hart
E4tech Sàrl, Switzerland

Farewell Drink

September 15, 16:30–17:00