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Tuesday 16th November 2021 08:30am – 18:00pm

(Including pre-conference drinks reception of the evening 15th November 17:30 – 19:30 )

This is an extremely exciting time for the industry with major announcements on an almost daily basis. Although some may say we have been waiting for this for some time I feel we can truly say that for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

The Time really is NOW

This well-established and highly respected event now in its 17th year, will look at both the Hydrogen Economy and  the range of applications for Fuel Cells. Sessions will focus on the Production, Distribution and Use of Hydrogen. Market demand for hydrogen will cover Transport Applications as well as Remote and Stationary Power.

The conference is guaranteed to be a key date in the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell calendar.with key speakers from the public and private sectors  including representatives from

FCH JU, BEIS, Innovate UK EDGE , Johnson Matthey, Luxfer Gas Cylinders, Kiwa UK, Toyota, Wrightbus, Ryze Hydrogen, Hyzon Motors ,  Engie,  Swagelok Manchester, Zero Avia, Forresters,  Progressive Energy, Ballard Power Systems, Cummins, Marks and Clerk ,  Arcola Energy BV, ENGIE, University of Birmingham, Enercy , BOSCH Technology , Tees Valley Combined Authority , HORIBA Group , Ricardo, Adelan , Microcab , Arup and Intelligent Energy

 All the exhibition space in the main hall is taken but we do have some stand space  at the back of the main auditorium. If you have been disappointed this year please do get in touch to make sure you are alerted once we are taking bookings for the May 22 event

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you interested in the above

Jacqui Staunton


(If for any reason the conference has to be postponed all bookings will be carried forward to the new date or the 2022 event which is currently due to take place on the 19th May  2022)


Mirela Atanasiu Head of Unit Operations and Communities FCH JU

Steven Mills, Head of Hydrogen Sector Development, BEIS

Nick Lindfield Business Development Manager Fuel Cells Johnson Matthey

Jim Gregory European Business Development Manager  Luxfer Gas Cylinders

Jo Bamford Chairman Wrightbus/Founder & Executive Chairman Ryze Hydrogen

Alex Mauser Operations and Development Manager Innovate UK EDGE

Craig Knight CEO Hyzon Motors

Mark Eldridge Divisional Director Kiwa UK

Adam Baddeley Head of Project Delivery Progressive Energy Ltd

Denis Thomas Business Development Manager for Renewable Hydrogen Cummins

David Yorke Market Development Manager Ballard Power Systems

Jon Hunt Manager of Alternative Fuels Toyota(GB) plc


Jagvir Purewal Patent Attorney Forresters

Thomas Huddle Business Development Manager Swagelok Manchester

Julian Renz Business Development Hyflyer Project Manager Zero Avia

Ben Todd CEO Arcola Energy

Afkenel Schipstra SVP Business Development Hydrogen in Netherlands ENGIE

Professor Robert Steinberger-Wilckens Professor, Chair Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Research University of Birmingham

Enrique Troncoso, Co-founder & Managing Director, Energy B.V.

Sean Crespin Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Lead HORIBA Group

Tom Collins Hydrogen Module Series Owner Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd

Mark Lewis Technology and Innovation Officer Tees Valley Combined Authority

Michael Moore Intellectual Property Analyst Marks and Clerk

Greg Harris Automotive Sales Director Intelligent Energy

Joanna Richart Head of Hydrogen Business Ricardo

John Jostins Managing Director Microcab Industries Ltd

Heidi Genoni Programme and Project Manager – Hydrogen and Energy Advisory Arup


Nigel Holmes Chief Executive SHFCA

Rob Cockerill Global Managing Editor Gasworld/Managing Editor H2 View

Celia Greaves Executive Officer UKHFCA

Prof Michaela Kendall CEO and Co founder Adelan

Ben Madden  Director Element Energy

Kerry-Ann Adamson Principal Consultant Advisian

Innovate UK Edge Match Event

delighted to announce the Match Event Website is now live

Innovate UK Edge in partnership with Enterprise Europe Network invites you to participate in a Match event which runs alongside the main conference.

We will once again be hosting an international match event designed specifically to complement the conference in offering delegates a unique international networking experience.

The Match event offers you the opportunity to:

  • Promote your technology and expertise to a range of UK and international organisations
  • Access the latest technological developments from around the world
  • Develop partnerships leading to technological and commercial collaboration
  • Appreciate developments in the sector and highlight opportunities

Key Offer:

  • FREE Registration to the conference (16th November 2021 – worth £295 + VAT) for international delegates and Midlands (UK) based clients who register and participate in the match event * Please note that a minimum of 4 meetings have to be attended and the offer is limited to one person per organisation only
  • FREE one-night hotel accommodation for international delegates traveling to the UK from overseas (Check in: Monday 15th November – Check out: Tuesday 16th November)

See link below for further information and to register

There will be a display of vehicles in the Foyer area outside the entrance to the conference. Anyone wishing to display a vehicle please do get in touch – cost £500 ( imposed by the NEC)

Please click on the logos to be taken to the exhibitors website. There is currently no capacity for additional exhibitors however please do get in touch  if you wish to be placed on a waiting list if spaces do become available.

Car Parking

When you arrive at the NEC follow signs for Gate 3 and North Car Parks . Go through
Gate 3 where you will be directed to North 1 where there are reserved free parking
places. You will be directed to the designated area for the event by the security staff.
Walk to the Atrium Entrance 2 opposite Hall 8 and turn to the left where you will see the
entrance to Concourse 1 opposite Hall 9 .


B40 1NT

Travelling to the event

From Birmingham International Train Station and Birmingham International Airport
From the Airport take the free Sky-Rail service which runs between the Airport and
Birmingham International Station. At the station follow signs to The NEC via the covered
walkway. The escalator or lift at the end of this bridge link will take you down to the
main Piazza in The NEC. Walk straight ahead following signs to Halls 6-20, Atrium, Gallery and Concourse. Turn right at Hall 3a and take the escalator and moving walkway to the Atrium. At the end of the moving walkway, take the escalator down to the Atrium. The Concourse Suite is directly ahead
*Please note -the walk from the station takes about 10 minutes*
By Road
When you arrive at the NEC follow signs for Gate 3 and North Car Parks . Go through
Gate 3 where you will be directed to North 1 where there are reserved free parking
places. You will be directed to the designated area for the event by the security staff.
Walk to the Atrium Entrance 2 opposite Hall 8 and turn to the left where you will see the
entrance to Concourse 1 opposite Hall 9 .

EV Electrical Car chargers

For anyone driving an EV there are 11 electrical car chargers across the site each of which have 2 charging points. The nearest one to the conference is in North 1A (1 charger with 2 points) – site map can be found on documents tab


November 15 @ 5:30 pm
November 16 @ 6:00 pm
£95 – £295
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North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham
Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom
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Additional delegate passes for Sponsors and Exhibitors 2021 Hydrogen and Fuel Cells - The Time is Now 16/11/21
For Exhibitors and sponsors wishing to purchase additional delegate tickets
£ 150.00 ex VAT
28 available
Students Delegate Pass (Under/Post Graduate) - Hydrogen and Fuel Cells - The Time is Now 16/11/21
£ 95.00 ex VAT
19 available
Delegate Pass - Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Conference
£ 295.00 ex VAT
49 available