April 2007 General Meeting

April 27th, 2007 8:00 AM   through   5:00 PM
CalEPA Building
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA
United States

NGOs, fleet operators, government employees and legislators/legislative staffers will be given a $50 discount. To obtain the discount, please call Managing Director Catherine Rips at (760) 341-2924.

Come early and enjoy a Continental Breakfast and Networking Opportunity from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Coastal Hearing Room, CalEPA Building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA.

9:15 a.m. - California's Plan for Alternative Fuels Utilization (Under Construction)
Peter Ward, Assistant to Commissioner Jim Boyd, California Energy Commission

9:30 a.m. - Community College Comprehensive Hydrogen Education Program
Greg Newhouse, Program Director, San Diego Miramar Community College

10:00 a.m. - Design of a 2-Stroke Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine
Paul McLachlan, Director, Pivotal Engineering Ltd, New Zealand

10:15 a.m. - The Role of the Hydrogen Technical Advisory Council within DOE
Dr. Alan Lloyd, President, International Council on Clean Transportation, Reno, NV

10:30 a.m. - Expanded Status of the California Hydrogen Highway Network
Analisa Bevan, CalEPA, Program Manager, California Hydrogen Highway Program

10:45 a.m. - Self Introductions, Break
A 30-minute break and networking opportunity will follow self introductions.

11:30 a.m. - Commercial Products for the Hydrogen Economy
Kevin Harris, North American Business Development and Sales Director, Hydrogenics, Mississauga, Canada

12 p.m. - Fuel Cell Updates and NHA 2008 Announcement
1) Catherine Dunwoody, Executive Director, California Fuel Cell Partnership, Sacramento, CA, "Fuel Cell Vehicle Progress Report;" 2) Mickey Oros, Vice President, Government Relations, Altergy Systems Corp., Folsom, CA, "Update on a Northern California Fuel Cell Company Activities;" 3) Catherine Rips, Managing DIrector, California Hydrogen Business Council, "2008 National Hydrogen Association Conference - Sacramento!"

12:35 p.m. - Lunch
A group lunch will be served. Lunch is included in your meeting registration.

1:15 p.m. - Next Generation Fuel Cell Modules for the Transit Bus Market
Jeff Grant, Business Development Manager, Ballard Power Systems, Vancouver, Canada

1:40 p.m. - The Role of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the California Community College District
Dr. Woody Clark, Consultant, Los Angeles Community College District, Los Angeles, CA

2:05 p.m. - Hydrogen Gas Analysis Certification: Challenges and Options
Dr. J.P. Hsu, President, Smart Chemistry, Sacramento, CA

2:25 - Experience with Fuel Cell Fleets
Bud Beebee, Regulatory Affairs Coordinator, SMUD, Sacramento, CA

2:45 - Break

3 p.m. - Humboldt State University Hydrogen Fueling Station
Dr. James Zoellick, Senior Project Engineer, Schatz Energy Research Center, Humboldt, CA

3:30 p.m. - AC Transit and Bay Area Fuel cell Development Progress
Jaimie Levin, Director of Marketing and Alternate Fuels Policy, AC Transit, Oakland, CA

4 p.m. - 5-Minute Presentations
A sign-up sheet will be passed at the meeting.

4:30 - Attendance Door Prizes
Your chance to win a digital camera, $50 Best Buy Gift Card or free registration to the next CHBC meeting. You must be present to win.

4:45 - Adjournment

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