South Coast Air Quality Management District hosts CHBC's one-day fall conference spotlighting the future of hydrogen vehicles plus updates on various hydrogen and fuel cell programs. And a late breaking addition to the agenda: Pro and Con on Prop 10, The California Renewable Energy and Clean Alternative Fuel Act
Our General Meeting is followed by The Future is Green Conference and Expo in Long Beach on September 14-16. CHBC is a Support Sponsor of the event, which is co-hosted by CHBC members South Coast Air Quality Management District and Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
8 a.m. - Registration and Networking
Come early to register. Enjoy a Continental breakfast and networking opportunities.
9 a.m. - Welcoming Comments; Comments by Friends of Geoff Ballard
Hank Wedaa, President, CHBC, will introduce our host as well as friends of the late Geoff Ballard
9:30 a.m. - Introduction to ClearEdge Power
Jon Slangerup, president/CEO, ClearEdge Power
10 a.m. - Power to Change the World -- Alternative Energy and the Rise of the Solar City
Suzanne Klein, senior engineer, JPL, offers a strategy for transitioning to renewable energy technologies through the establishment of "energy micro-economies"
10:30 a.m. - Self-Introductions
10:45 a.m. - Break
Time to do business!
11:15 a.m. - CSU Northridge Fuel Cell Case Study
Bill Sullivan, Energy Manager, Cal State Northridge; and Richard Kriete, Director of Business Development, FuelCell Energy
12:15 p.m. - Lunch
Lunch on your own at the AQMD Cafeteria, the best deal in town
1:00 p.m. - Hydrogen Transition Analysis: Results from the NRC Hydrogen Study
Joan Ogden, Professor, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis (ITS, UC Davis)
1:30 p.m. - Update on AC Transit's Fuel Cell Bus Program
Jaimie Levin, Director of Marketing and Alternative Fuels Policy, AC Transit; and Mike Tosca, Transportation Manager, UTC
2:30 p.m. - CaFCP's Vision for Rollout of Fuel Cell Vehicles and Hydrogen Stations
Catherine Dunwoody, Executive Director, California Fuel Cell Partnership
3:00 p.m. - Prop 10: Pro and Con
Speakers to be announced
3:15 p.m. - Break
Cookies and conversation; time for questions about Prop 10
3:30 - Hydrogen-related Work at QuantumSphere, Inc.
Glenn Rambach, DIrector of Engineering and Applied Science, QuantumSphere, Inc.
4:00 p.m. - The Future of Hydrogen
Bob Rose, executive director, U.S. Fuel Cell Council and Fuel Cells 2000
4:45 p.m. - Attendance Prize Drawings
Three chances to win; you must be present to claim your prize
5 p.m. - Adjournment
Don't miss The Future is Green Conference & Expo starting Sunday, September 14 in Long Beach