Developing Synergies and Partnerships that Promote &
Deliver LOW Carbon Solutions
March 19 – Hydrogen and Fuel Cells – Powering the Future


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Chair Nigel Holmes CEO Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association

Rita Wadey Deputy Director Hydrogen Economy BEIS
‘Meeting the Clean Growth Grand Challenge – hydrogen and fuel cells’

Duncan Jewitt Commercial Analyst Fuel Cells – Johnson Matthey
‘Providing an insight into MEA Technology development in-line with market growth’

Mike Muldoon – Head of Business Development and Marketing – Alstom UK & Ireland
‘Hydrogen trains for the UK rail network’

Arnaud de Lhoneux Business Development Manager – Hydrogenics
‘Power-to-X: full speed towards 100 MW’

Jon Hunt – Manager of Alternative Fuels – Toyota GB
‘Hydrogen, turning up the gas’

Rami Reshef – CEO – GenCell
‘Clean Power: A Means to Mitigate Climate Change’


Workshop 1 Transport and Transport Infrastructure


Chair Bruce Macaulay CEO Transform Technology Ltd
Chris Murray – UK Sales Director – Plug Power
‘Plug Power – Powering Possibilities’

Ben Todd – Managing Director – Arcola – presentation not yet available
‘Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses’

Diana Moradi – Project Manager Fuel Cell – AVL List GmbH – presentation not yet available
‘AVL Fuel Cells for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles’

Ralph Clague – Head of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells – JLR
‘An overview of the Fuel Cell Developments in China’

Sophie Eynon – Consultant Project Manager – Element Energy
‘ZEFER: proving a business case for fuel cell electric vehicles in fleet operation’

Professor John Jostins – Founder – Microcab – presentation not yet available
‘Microcab: Roadmap to commercialisation’


Workshop 2 Innovation, Safety and IP


Chair Harsh Pershad Senior Innovation Lead- Energy Supply – Innovate UK
 ‘Innovation funding …. and more ‘
Jagvir Purewal – Senior Associate – Forresters
‘Managing IP in collaboration projects – how not to do it’

Professor Jennifer Wen – Professor of Engineering – University of Warwick
‘Safety in the anticipated upscaling of hydrogen energy applications’

Bill Kim – CAE & Data Science Team Leader – AVL Powertrain
‘System Engineering for Fuel Cell Commercial Vehicle’

Joe Hobbs – CTO – Nanosun
‘Bridging the Gap’

Michelle Lynch – Director – Enabled Future Ltd
‘End of Life Option for Fuel Cells and Electrolysers’


Workshop 3 Large and Small Scale Applications


Chair Professor Kevin Kendall CTO Adelan
David Fields – Sales Manager – Intelligent Energy
‘Collaborating towards a greener future’

Pere Margalef – Director Advanced Technology Solutions – FuelCell Energy
‘Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells Overview’

Beth Dawson – Major Projects Manager – Fuel Cell Systems
‘Real-world large- and small-scale fuel cell installations’

Bal Dosanjh – Director of Customer Programmes -Ceres Power
‘Steel Cell: Establishing a new global standard’

Alan Malin – Business Advisor – Enterprise Europe Network
‘Enterprise Europe Network – Helping Ambitious Businesses Grow Internationally’


Creating a Hydrogen Economy to Decrabonise Heating and Transport


Chair Celia Greaves – Executive Officer – UKHFCA
Mark Knowles – Head of Low Carbon – Liverpool City Region LEP
‘What has hydrogen ever done for us? – Liverpool City Region’s perspective on the hydrogen economy’

Andy Lewis – Innovation Project Manager – Cadent Gas
‘Where are we on Hydrogen? ‘

Mark Neller – Director – Arup
‘A Roadmap to a Hydrogen Economy by 2025’

Bill Ireland – CEO – Logan Energy
‘Case Studies of Green Hydrogen in Islanded Networks.’

Ian Maclean – Manager of Consenting & Technical Services Team- Locogen
‘Implementing renewable hydrogen infrastructure – A generator’s view

Mark Eldridge – General Manager- Kiwa Gastec
‘The Chicken or the Egg. Considerations for the future energy system’


FC & H Technology in Cities and Regions


Chair Professor Michaela Kendall CEO Adelan
Professor Michaela Kendall CEO Adelan
‘Made in the Midlands: A UK Fuel Cell Strategy for Decarbonising UK Cities and Regions’

Amer Gaffar – Director Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre – Manchester Metropolitan University
‘Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre: Developing a Hydrogen Strategy for Greater Manchester’

Nigel Holmes – CEO – Scottish Hydrogen Fuel Cell Association
‘Successes in Developing Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Cities and Regions in Scotland’

Mark Lewis – Technology and Innovation Manager – Tees Valley Combined Authority
‘Decarbonising UK Energy Systems using a Blueprint of Industrial Hydrogen Networks in Teesside’

Jon Jordan – Director – European Policy Solutions
‘Hydrogen Energy and Transport Developments in European Cities: Lessons for the UK’


Regional Spotlight


Chair Clare Jackson – Consultant – Hydrogen Hub
Professor Robert Steinberger Wilckens – Director of Research Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Group – University of Birmingham
‘Providing zero-net carbon fuels for transportation’

Professor Upul Wijayantha – Loughborough University
‘SusHy CDT: Industry-Academic partnership to train UK leaders in Hydrogen sector’

Partick Wiltshire -Technical Lead GH2 – TCP (Taylor Construction Plant Ltd)
‘The challenges of bringing Fuel Cell Hydrogen powered equipment to market’

Helen Simpson – Innovation and Development Manager – Porterbrook & Stuart Hillmansen – Senior Lecturer – University of Birmingham
‘Hydrogen Powered Trains – turning the future into reality’

Jeremy Bowman – Engineering Director – Hypermotive
‘The bigger picture: using market needs, technology advances and whole solutions to realise commercial uptake’


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