Hydrogen and Fuel Cells – Coming of Age #CCSHFC2020

£132.00£960.00 inc VAT


Confirmed Speakers

Mirela Atanasiu – Head of Unit Operations and Communications – Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking
Ewan Cambell – Global Commercial Manager – Johnson Matthey
Yane Laperche Riteau – Business Development Director – Ballard Power Systems
Denis Thomas – Business Development Manager Renewable Hydrogen – Hydrogenics
Lee Juby – Chief Sales Officer – Intelligent Energy
Chris Murray – UK Sales Director – Plug Power
Ralph Clague – Head of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells – JLR
Lorna Millington – Future Networks Manager Safety and Network Strategy – Cadent
David Gill – Director of Stakeholder Relations – Northern Gas Networks
Jagvir Purewal – Patent Attorney – Forresters
Ben Todd – CEO – Arcola
Beth Dawson – Major Projects Manager – Fuel Cell Systems Ltd
Nigel Holmes – CEO – Scottish Hydrogen Fuel Cell Association
Sean Crespin Fuel Cell Strategy Lead – Horiba
Tony Cochrane Chief Commercial Officer – Ceres Power
David Parkin Director – Progressive Energy
Helen Fairclough UK National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 Energy EU Energy Focus
Alex Mauser Operations and Development Manager Enterprise Europe Network

Further names to be announced shortly




The conference will as always look at both the Hydrogen Economy and the range of applications for Fuel Cells. After achieving a 25% increase in registrations in 2018 we again increased registrations a further 25% in 2019 (to 300+) , demonstrating the massive increase in interest in this technology. We would be delighted to hear from anyone who wishes to be involved in the conference as a sponsor or an exhibitor.


Main Sponsor £3,000 – includes the opportunity to speak in the keynote session to the full audience alongside key stakeholders in the sector, prominent logo placement and 5 delegate passes ( each worth £295)
Workshop Sponsor £1,000 – includes the opportunity to be the main speaker in the workshop , logo placement and 2 delegate passes
Exhibition Space £800 – space for 2/3 pop ups /standard curved stand with covered table and 2 delegate passes
Reduced Price for Workshop Sponsor and Exhibitor – £1600
As we are hoping for further growth for 2020 we have reconfigured the Exhibition area to ensure maximum contact between exhibitors and delegates – see further details and floorplan below.
Reserve your stand space now

If you want to discuss sponsorship or exhibiting please do not hesitate to get in touch
Jacqui Staunton




Event Details

Date: 17th March 2020

Start time: 09:00

End time: 18:00

Venue: NEC Birmingham B40 1NT

Phone: 07866552833

Email: jacqui.staunton@climate-change-solutions.co.uk

16th March 17:30 - 19:30
Pre Conference Drinks reception
Provisional Programme
17th March 08:15 - 09:00
Registration and Refreshments
09:00 : 10:45
Keynote Session
10:45 - 11;15
Break - Refreshments and Exhibition
11:15 - 1:00
Parrallel Workshops
1. Transport
2. Large and Small Scale Applications
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch and Exhibition
14:00 - 15:30
Parrallel Workshops
1. Hydrogen Economy for Heating and Transport
2. TBC
15:30 : 16:00
Break - Refreshments and Exhibition
16:00 - 17:30
Final Workshop
Speaker Name: Mirela Atanasiu

Job Title: Head of Unit Operations and Communications

Company Name: Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking

Speaker Name: Ewan Cambell

Job Title: Global Commercial Manager

Company Name: Johnson Matthey

Speaker Name: Yane Laperche Riteau

Job Title: Business Development Director

Company Name: Ballard Power Systems

Speaker Name: Denis Thomas

Job Title: Business Development Manager - Renewable Hydrogen

Company Name: Hydrogenics

Speaker Name: Lee Juby

Job Title: Chief Sales Offficer

Company Name: Intelligent Energy

Speaker Name: Chris Murray

Job Title: UK Sales Director

Company Name: Plug Power

Speaker Name: Ralph Clague

Job Title: Head of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

Company Name: Jaguar Land Rover

Speaker Name: Lorna Millington

Job Title: Future Networks Manager

Company Name: Cadent

Speaker Biography:

Lorna has worked for Gas Distribution for over 20 years. During her career she has been involved in planning above and below 7 bar networks, focusing on the network analysis to support the decisions. She currently manages a number of innovation projects related to the future role for the gas network.

Responsible for drawing together the various strands of information and analysing their impact on the potential use of the Gas Distribution network.

Speaker Name: David Gill

Job Title: Director of Stakeholder Relations

Company Name: Northern Gas Networks

Speaker Name: Jagvir Purewal

Job Title: Patent Attorney

Company Name: Forresters

Speaker Name: Ben Todd

Job Title: CEO

Company Name: Arcola

Speaker Name: Beth Dawson

Job Title: Major Projects Manager

Company Name: Fuel Cell Systems

Speaker Name: Nigel Holmes

Job Title: CEO

Company Name: Scottish Hydrogen Fuel Cell Association

Speaker Name: Sean Crespin

Job Title: Fuel Cell Strategy Lead

Company Name: Horiba

Presentation Title: Applying HORIBA Products, Services and Solutions to the Fuel Cell Development and Manufacturing Lifecycle

Speaker Biography:

Over 10 years’ experience in the fuel cell industry, developing production and prototype fuel cell systems for vehicles and stationary applications.

A lot of focus on test, measurement and analysis of PEM fuel cells and now Fuel Strategy Lead for HORIBA Group

Speaker Name: Tony Cochrane

Job Title: Chief Commercial Officer

Company Name: Ceres Power

Speaker Name: David Parkin

Job Title: Director

Company Name: Progressive Energy

Presentation Title: HyNet: A Blueprint for the UK Hydrogen Economy

Speaker Biography:

David is a recognised industry leader in the development of low carbon energy infrastructure and joined Progressive Energy as a director in 2019. As Network Strategy Director for National Grid Gas (subsequently Cadent), he led the formation of the Future of Gas programme which first set out a strategy for decarbonisation of heat and led to the development of numerous projects in the sector, including the HyDeploy and HyNet hydrogen projects. A chartered engineer, David spend the early part of his career at BAE Systems / Airbus, before moving to Atkins in 2008, where he became Director of Power and Renewables. David holds degrees from Cambridge, Warwick and MIT.

Speaker Name: Helen Fairclough

Job Title: UK National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 Energy

Company Name: EU Energy Focus

Presentation Title: €80M available for European fuel cells and hydrogen projects – UK organisations still eligible to participate

Speaker Biography:

Helen Fairclough is the UK National Contact Point for the European Commission’s research, development and demonstration funding programmes for energy projects. The service is funded by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and is provided free of charge to users. She aims to ensure that UK companies, research institutions and other organisations are well informed and have every chance of success in applying for and securing European funding for energy-related projects, including proposals to the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking.

Speaker Name:

Company Name: BEIS

Speaker Name: Alex Mauser

Job Title: Operations and Development Manager

Company Name: Enterprise Europe Network