February 2008 General Meeting

February 1st, 2008 10:00 AM   through   12:00 AM
American Honda Motor Co.
1919 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA
United States

Join us for a full day of presentations and networking, plus special announcements by our host and sponsor, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. And check Jay Leno's Garage for an FCX Clarity preview!

Late-breaking additions to the agenda are Ray Gorski, Technical Advisor to the Mobile Source Review Commission, who will provide details on the MSRC's RFP for hydrogen infrastructure; and McKinley Addy PE, Fuels and Transportation Energy Division, California Energy Commission, who will give an overview of AB 118 and AB 1007.

American Honda Motor Co., 1919 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA. Please note, as parking is limited, please carpool if possible and wear comfortable walking shoes. Please look for the CHBC-logo embossed signs to guide you to parking and the meeting locations.

8 a.m. - Registration and Networking
Come early and enjoy a continental breakfast while networking. We appreciate your registering before 9 a.m. so we can start our meeting on time.

9 a.m. - Welcoming Comments
Hank Wedaa, CHBC President; to be determined--American Honda Motor Co.

9:15 a.m. - Introduction of Honda's FCX Clarity Fuel Cell Vehicle
Stephen Ellis, Manager of Alternative Fuels Vehicle Program (The vehicle will be present for static display only---there will not be a ride 'n drive.)

10 a.m. - My Experiences Driving the Honda Fuel Cell Vehicle
Terry Tamminen, Director of Climate Policy Program, New America Foundation

10:30 a.m. - Self Introductions

11 a.m. - Break
Enjoy networking opportunities

11:30 a.m. - Concept to Reality: Birth of a 700-Bar Hydrogen Station
Lorin Humphries, Alternative Transportation Program Manager, National Fuel Cell Research Center, UC-Irvine

12 p.m. - Methanol Fuel Cell Programs at JPL
Sri Narayan, Group Supervisor, Electro-Chemical Technologies

12:45 p.m. - Lunch
Lunch will be served by Honda and is included in the price of your registration

2 p.m. - AB 32: California Climate Change Initiative
Rich Varenchik, Staff Air Pollution Specialist, California Air Resources Board

2:45 p.m. - Update on Hydrogen/Fuel Cell Projects at Intelligent Energy
Henri Winand, CEO, Intelligent Energy

3:15 p.m. - Break
Enjoy networking opportunities

3:45 p.m. - Status and Future of Hydrogen Vehicles in California
Tom Cackette, Chief Deputy Director, California Air Resources Board

4:15 p.m. - 3-Minute Presentations
Sign up at the meeting to participate

4:30 p.m. - Attendance Prize Drawings
Those who are present have the chance to win a $100 Best Buy gift card, a $50 Best Buy gift card or free registration to an upcoming CHBC meeting

4:40 p.m. - Adjournment

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