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f-cell+HFC 2019

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaMap





The collaboration and partnership of two well known events, the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association’s HFC and the German Event Agency, Peter Sauber Agentur´s f-cell are creating a 2-Day International Impulse Summit in one of the most attractive locations in the world, also known as the “Cradle of fuel cells” - Vancouver, Canada. The Canadians are internationally respected for building the field through their research and development.  As such, international attendance, exchange and networking will be productive and not soon to be forgotten.

The Marquee Sponsor, Ballard Power Systems, hosts the Evening Event. Our well known Evening Event will be celebrated in true Canadian style with our hosts, Ballard!

The California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) and Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) will host a half-day workshop to discuss the current hydrogen and fuel cell activities in ports and maritime. Hear the needs and challenges from port and maritime customers of ports working on reducing their emission footprint. The workshop will have presentations from port authorities, terminal operators, trucking companies, and hydrogen and fuel cell technology providers.

The heart of the Impulse Summit is at the International Trade Fair – New Projects, New Contacts and a Meeting Place. The location at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre  will ensure a high exposure level.



Commercial vehicles, Hydrogen as an energie vector Electrolysis, Hydrogen production storage & infrastructure, Maritime, News from the Canadian - German science sector, Ports and operations and Components

Four levels of available content:

Plenaries: Top level content with no other sessions in parallel.

Sessions: Selected focus topics.

  • Hydrogen as an energy vector
  • Commercial fuel cell vehicles
  • View from Outside: How does the outside world see hydrogen and fuel cells?
  • Global Cooperation Mission Innovation
  • Large scale fuel cell applications and their infrastructure
  • News from the Canadian-German Science Sector
  • Hydrogen Production, Storage & Infrastructure
  • Components
  • HFC Snapshots + Pitch session

Workshops: CHBC & CHFCA Ports Workshop Tues. May 21 + Transitioning to Fuel Cell Electric Buses Thurs. May 23

Topic tables: Group Discussions with max. 10 people
May 22: Dmitri Bessarabov - Hydrogen storage and applications for mining sector 

May 22: Arndt Ulland - Canada - EU SME innovation funding opportunities

Speakers: Colin Armstrong, Ross Bailey, Eric H. Barker, Dr. Dmitri Bessarabov, Bart Biebuyck, Gus Block, Dr. Klaus Bonhoff, Matthias Brendel, Dr. Tobias Brunner, Al Cioffi, Jens Conrad, Mark Freed, Dr. Francois Girard, Dr. Nirmal Gnanapragasam, Ulf Groos, Prof. Dr. David Hart, Dr. Patrick Hartley, Christopher Hebling, Prof. Steve Holdcroft, Dr. Ryan Huizing, Tim Karlsson, Matthew Klippenstein, Shanna Knights, Prof. Dr. Anders Levermann, Jaimie Levin, Randy MacEwen, Ben Nyland, Jim Petrecky, Nicolas Pocard, Juergen Puetter, Christine Rigby, Sunita Satyapal, Cory Shumaker, Bjorn Simonsen, Dr. Andreas Truckenbrodt, Daryl Wilson, Dr. Mohsine Zahid, Weidong Zhang, Dr. Maik Ziegler

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Fuel cells
Sector coupling
Topic tables
Clean Energy
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Trade Fair
Round Tables