Detailed Conference Program

Plenary Sessions
Workshops
Topic Tables
Parallel Sessions

A - Opening Plenary

September 29, 09:30–11:00
live: König-Karl-Halle & stream: Meidinger-Saal

Session Chair: Kilian Reichert

WORTisserie, Germany

09:30–10:00
Activities and current developments in Baden-Wuerttemberg

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

10:00–10:30
Strategy and Implementation - Hydrogen in Germany

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

10:30–11:00
FCH JU and The European hydrogen strategy

Bart Biebuyck
FCH JU, Belgium

Coffee Break

September 29, 11:00–11:30

B - Plenary I: Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Applications

September 29, 11:30–13:00
live: König-Karl-Halle & stream: Meidinger-Saal

Session Chair: Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Bünger

Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik GmbH, Germany

11:30–12:00
Mobile and Stationary Fuel Cell at Bosch

Jürgen Gerhardt
Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany

12:00–12:30
Mobile and Stationary applications at Ballard - update on market development

Oben Uluc
Ballard Power Systems Inc., Canada

12:30–13:00
Hydrogen and fuel cells – more than a powertrain technology!

Prof. Dr. Christian Mohrdieck
Mercedes Benz Fuel Cell GmbH, Daimler Group, Germany

Lunch Break

September 29, 13:00–14:00

f-cell Pitches

September 29, 14:00–14:30
live: König-Karl-Halle & stream: Meidinger-Saal

Session Chair: Carolynn Jaworska

Peter Sauber Agency, Germany

14:00–14:04
Welcome

Carolynn Jaworska
Peter Sauber Agency, Germany

14:04–14:07
SAINT-GOBAIN FILMS & FABRICS

14:07–14:10
ZAHNER-elektrik GmbH & Co. KG

14:10–14:13
ZELTWANGER Dichtheits- und Funktionsprüfsysteme GmbH

14:13–14:16
WS Reformer GmbH

14:16–14:19
Wystrach GmbH

14:19–14:22
Goetze KG Armaturen

14:22–14:25
Kolibrik.net, s.r.o.

14:25–14:28
MicroNova AG

14:28–14:30
Closing Remarks

Carolynn Jaworska
Peter Sauber Agency, Germany

C1 - Commercial Vehicles

September 29, 14:30–15:30
König-Karl-Halle

Session Chair: Dr. Manuel Schaloske

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

14:30–14:50
Two co-existing priorities for CVs : Carbon Neutrality and Zero Emissions

Gerrit Marx
CNH Industrial, Italy

14:50–15:10
On our way to a hydrogen future

Dr. Jan Krönig
DAIMLER TRUCK AG, Germany

15:10–15:30
Achieving Cost Parity on Hydrogen Powered Commercial Vehicles

Craig Knight
HYZON Motors and Horizon Fuel Cell, Australia

C2 - Stationary Applications in Buildings

September 29, 14:30–15:30
Bertha-Benz-Saal

Session Chair: Wolfram Münch

EnBW Holding AG, Germany

14:30–14:50
Activities for Further Spread of Residential Fuel Cells

Takuya Ito
Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd., Japan

14:50–15:10
Hydrogen in the Building Sector: The Role of Fuel Cells

Alexander Dauensteiner
Viessmann Deutschland GmbH, Germany

15:10–15:30
Stationary Fuel Cell - Connected devices as green distributed virtual power plants

Wayne-Daniel Kern
Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany

C3 - Components and Materials

September 29, 14:30–15:30
Meidinger-Saal

Session Chair: Ulf Groos

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany

14:30–14:50
High Volume Production of metallic bipiolar plates for automotive Fuel Cell Systems

Dr. Mathias Reum
Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG, Germany

14:50–15:10
Application of neutron imaging to address issues related to water management and to enhance PEM Stack design

Christophe Vacquier
SYMBIO, France

15:10–15:30
Next generation Ir catalysts for large-scale PEM electrolysis

Dr. Christian Gebauer
Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Coffee Break

September 29, 15:30–16:00

D1 - Ships

September 29, 16:00–17:00
Bertha-Benz-Saal

Session Chair: Jennifer Kreissel

hySOLUTIONS GmbH, Germany

16:00–16:20
Fuel cell energy systems for cruise ships: The demonstration projects Pa-X-ell and RiverCell

Ragnar Christenson
MEYER WERFT GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

16:20–16:40
From Maranda to Flagships, taking hydrogen and fuel cells to the next level in shipping

16:40–17:00
Inland shipping beyond Diesel - ShipFuel-study compares zero emission drive systems

Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Bünger
Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik GmbH, Germany

D2 - Integrated Hydrogen Projects

September 29, 16:00–17:00
König-Karl-Halle

Session Chair: Werner Diwald

German Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (DWV), Germany

16:00–16:20
Creating regional value chains of H2 in transport - the HyLand initiative as a measure of the German national hydrogen strategy

Philipp Braunsdorf
National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology GmbH, Germany

16:20–16:40
NEOM - Making a bold move toward the hydrogen economy

Roland Käppner
NEOM, Saudi Arabia

16:40–17:00
Aberdeen Hydrogen Strategy and the HyTrEc2 Project

Barney Crockett
Aberdeen City Council, United Kingdom

D3 - Trains

September 29, 16:00–17:00
Meidinger-Saal

Session Chair: Kilian Reichert

WORTisserie, Germany

16:00–16:20
WIVA P&G HyTrain: Development of the world’s first hydrogen-powered narrow-gauge train

Dr. Nikolaus Fleischhacker
FEN Sustain Systems GmbH, Austria

16:20–16:40
Designing fuel cell systems for rail applications

Dr. Maximilian Schwager
Ballard Power Systems Europe, Denmark

16:40–17:00
Alstom’s Coradia iLint: Experience from European applications of the world’s first hydrogen train

Stefan Schrank
ALSTOM Transport Deutschland GmbH, Germany

E - Plenary II: Beyond the box

September 30, 09:00–10:30
live: König-Karl-Halle & stream: Meidinger-Saal

Session Chair: Maren Louchet

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

09:00–09:30
Beyond the Box - A hydrogen wave is building. Can fuel cells surf it?

Prof. Dr. David Hart
E4tech Sàrl, Switzerland

09:30–10:30
The world after Corona - Business, markets, lifestyles in transformation

Roger Spindler
Future Day GmbH, Germany

Coffee Break - sponsored by Impact Coatings AB

September 30, 10:30–11:00

F - Plenary III: International Markets

September 30, 11:00–12:30
live: König-Karl-Halle & stream: Meidinger-Saal

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. David Hart

E4tech Sàrl, Switzerland

11:00–11:30
Appropriate Industry Policies Promote the Rapid Development of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Step into the Future: Post COVID-19 China’s Innovation Development of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Industry

Wei Chen
China Machinery Industry Federation, China

11:30–12:00
Japan’s approach to realize hydrogen based society

Eiji Ohira
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan

12:00–12:30
Developing a South African National Hydrogen Road Map

Prof. Dr. Dmitri Bessarabov
North-West University, DST Hydrogen Infrastructure Center of Competence, South Africa

Lunch Break

September 30, 12:30–13:30

f-cell Pitches

September 30, 13:30–14:00
live: König-Karl-Halle & stream: Meidinger-Saal

Session Chair: Carolynn Jaworska

Peter Sauber Agency, Germany

13:30–13:34
Welcome

Carolynn Jaworska
Peter Sauber Agency, Germany

13:34–13:37
Hy-Lok D Vertriebs GmbH

13:37–13:40
EP Ehrler

13:58–14:00
Closing Remarks

Carolynn Jaworska
Peter Sauber Agency, Germany

G1 - Buses - Manufacturers

September 30, 14:00–15:00
König-Karl-Halle

Session Chair: Dr. Frank M. Koch

EnergieAgentur.NRW, Germany

14:00–14:20
eCitaro – the electric citybus of Mercedes-Benz

Shahrukh Javed
Daimler Buses EvoBus GmbH, Germany

14:20–14:40
Fleet transitions in a post-COVID era: An Industry Perspective

Kohei Umeno
CAETANOBUS S.A., Portugal

14:40–15:00
Fuel Cell Buses in China – Status and Outlook

Dr. Jörg Burkhardt
HySOLUTIONS GmbH, Germany

G2 - Hydrogen Production

September 30, 14:00–15:00
Meidinger-Saal

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. K. Andreas Friedrich

DLR - German Aerospace Center, Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics, Germany

14:00–14:20
AEM Electrolyser: Cost Benefits and Applications

Thomas Chrometzka
Enapter, Germany

14:20–14:40
Certification Systems on Hydrogen

Klaus Nürnberger
TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH, Germany

14:40–15:00
Plug Power Electrolyzers - The Hydrogen Economy in one Company

Uwe Küter
h2agentur Uwe Küter & Matthias Bromeis GbR, Germany

G3 - Federal States Roadmaps

September 30, 14:00–15:00
Bertha-Benz-Saal

Session Chair: Philipp Braunsdorf

National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology GmbH, Germany

14:00–14:20
Hydrogen in the Energy Region North-Rhine Westphalia (NRW)

Dr. Thomas Kattenstein
EnergyAgency.NRW, Germany

14:20–14:40
Green Hydrogen for Central Germany

Stefan Bergander
HYPOS - Hydrogen Power Storage & Solutions East Germany e.V., Germany

14:40–15:00
Hydrogen - Energy carrier of the future for Bavaria

Philipp Runge
Center Hydrogen.Bavaria, Germany

Coffee Break

September 30, 15:00–15:30

H1 - Buses - Operators

September 30, 15:30–16:30
Bertha-Benz-Saal

Session Chair: Dr. Frank M. Koch

EnergieAgentur.NRW, Germany

15:30–15:50
Implementation from 10 Busses at WSW-mobil Wuppertal

Andreas Meyer
WSW Wuppertaler Stadtwerke GmbH, Germany

15:50–16:10
Transitioning to Zero-Emission Transport with Fuel Cell Electric Buses — The Advantages.

Jaimie Levin
Center for Transportation & the Environment, United States of America

16:10–16:30
Experiences with Fuel Cell buses in Aalborg

Sandra Bødker
The North Denmark Region, Denmark

H2 - Large Scale Hydrogen Production

September 30, 15:30–16:30
Meidinger-Saal

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Birgit Scheppat

Hochschule RheinMain, Germany

15:30–15:50
Water electrolysis as a key element of sector coupling: Challenges on the way to a GW industry

Dr. Tom Smolinka
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Germany

15:50–16:10
Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field

Eiji Ohira
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan

16:10–16:30
Industrial green hydrogen solutions - Commercial viable and ready to scale

Eric Klein
Siemens Gas and Power GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

H3 - Fuel Cell Production

September 30, 15:30–16:30
König-Karl-Halle

Session Chair: Dr. Ludwig Jörissen

ZSW Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung, Germany

15:30–15:50
ElringKlinger Fuel Cell Solutions for Automotive and Non-Automotive Applications

Dr. Mohsine Zahid
ElringKlinger AG, Germany

15:50–16:10
Mobile and Stationary applications at Ballard – update on market development

Dr. Lee Sweetland
Ballard Power Systems Inc., Canada

16:10–16:30
Title tbc

Dr. Ludwig Jörissen
ZSW Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung, Germany