CHBC Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Summit

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The California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) invites industry leaders, investors, customers and operators to the next CHBC Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Summit – Spring 2013 on April 9, 2013 at the Energy Research Center of Southern California Gas in Downey, California.

Purpose of the Summit

This public meeting will provide:

  • Reports and updates on events, issues and opportunities that have developed in the last six months
  • Opportunities for businesses and individuals to renewal and create new relationships
  • Time to develop the direction of the CHBC

What attendees will learn

The key topics presented during this day-long meeting with be:

  • Hydrogen Energy Storage
  • Cap And Trade – Update and Opportunities
  • Emission-free Transportation
  • Opportunities at Ports

Attendees will be able to learn from industry leaders what product options may apply to their business to help fulfill their energy and environmental goals and what incentive programs the state of California provides. Networking breaks will ensure that companies can connect directly with attending manufacturers, while several Fuel Cell Vehicles will be available for a test drive.

Meet your presenters:

  • Mark Abramowitz, President, Community Environmental Services
  • Kevin Bell, Director, Distributed Power Projects, Ballard Power Systems
  • Gil Castillo, Senior Manager, Alternative Vehicle Strategy at Hyundai Motors America, Hyundai
  • Stephen Ellis, Manager, Fuel Cell Vehicle Marketing at American Honda Motor Company, Chairman, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association
  • Jackie Ferlita, Director of Emissions and Greenhouse Gases, Element Markets
  • Dr. Aaron Katzenstein, Program Supervisor, South Coast Air Quality Management District
  • Dr. Jay Keller, Zero Carbon Energy Solutions
  • Vic LaRosa, CEO/President, Total Transportation Services Inc.
  • Kevin Maggay, Environmental Management Division, Port of L.A.
  • Keith Malone, Communications and Government Relations, California Fuel Cell Partnership
  • Dr. Marc Melaina, Senior Engineer, Hydrogen Technologies & Systems Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • George Minter, Director of Policy and Environment, Southern California Gas Company
  • James Provenzano, Clean Air Now!
  • Jeff Reed, Director of Emerging Technologies - Southern California Gas
  • Robert Rose, Executive Director, Breakthrough Technologies Institute / Advisor, ITM Power
  • Dr. Susan Schoenung, Longitude 122 West
  • Jeffrey Serfass, Managing Director, California Hydrogen Business Council
  • Ghassan Sleiman, Service Engineer, Hydrogenics
  • Dr. Shane Stephens-Romero, Manager Research Development and External Relations, Senior Scientist, Advanced Power and Energy Program, UC Irvine 
  • Jerome Torresyap, President, Vision Motor Corp 

Detailed Agenda

View the final agenda here >>.

How to attend

Interested parties can register at .

Registration for industry representatives is $99, $66 for CHBC members.

April 9th, 2013 8:00 AM   through   4:00 PM
9240 Firestone Blvd
Southern California Gas Energy Resource Center
Downey, CA 90241
United States
Regular Fee $ 99.00
CHBC Member Fee $ 66.00

8:45   Welcome and Orientation
9:15   Hydrogen Energy Storage Session
10:45 Cap & Trade
11:30 Member Updates
12:30 Lunch
1:30   Hydrogen Transportation
2:45   Port Opportunities

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