May 2006 General Meeting

May 19th, 2006 8:00 AM   through   5:00 PM
21865 E. Copley Drive
Room GB
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
United States

A day-long conference held at South Coast Air Quality Management District's headquarters in Diamond Bar featuring updates on hydrogen projects and activities in California and Canada.

AQMD, 21865 Copley Dr., Diamond Bar, CA 91765-4182

8 a.m. - Registration and Networking
Come early. Enjoy a continental breakfast while networking. We appreciate your checking in before 9 a.m. so we can start the meeting on time.

9 a.m. - Welcoming Comments
Hank Wedaa, CHBC President; Dr. Barry Wallerstein, Executive Director, South Coast AQMD

9:15 a.m. - Challenges and Opportunities for Hydrogen: A City of Los Angeles Perspective
Nancy Sutley, Deputy Mayor for Energy and the Environment, City of Los Angeles

9:45 a.m. - Plug in Hybrid Activity at UC Davis
Professor Andy Frank, Director of Future Automotive Technology and Engineering Laboratories, UC Davis

10:15 a.m. - Recent Developments in Ballard's Business Plan and Importance of Zero Emission Mandate
Stephen Kukucha, Director of External Affairs and Business Development, Ballard Power Systems

10:45 a.m. - Self-introductions

11:00 a.m. - Break
Coffee, munchies, networking

11:30 a.m. - Panel (5 10-Minute Speakers)
Gerhard Achtelik, Hydrogen Highway Network Update; John Addison, California Hydrogen Newsletter; Seth Jacobs, Green Coast Blog; Dr. Matt Miyasato, AQMD's Hydrogen Programs; Daniel Emmett, State Hydrogen Legislation

12:30 p.m. - Lunch
Lunch on your own at the AQMD cafeteria.

1:30 p.m. - Next Generation Fuel Cell Bus
Dale Hill, President, Mobile Energy Solutions

2:00 p.m. - Westport Innovations Hydrogen Engine Programs
Dr. Sandeep Munshi, Senior Scientist, Manager of Hydrogen Technology, Westport Innovations

2:30 p.m. - The Future is Now: Developments in Hydrogen Reforming Solutions
Daniel Sioui, Manager, Business Development, HyRadix

3:00 p.m. - Break
Cookies and networking!

3:30 p.m. - Recent Developments in Fuel Cells and their Impact on Hydrogen
Barbara Heydorn, Senior Consultant, SRI Consulting-Business Intelligence

4:00 p.m. - The Canadian Hydrogen Village Concept
Ry Smith, Manager, Hydrogen Village, Toronto, Canada

4:30 p.m. - Attendance Prize Drawing
You must be present to win the now-famous drawing for a digital camera, Best Buy gift certificate or free registration to your next CHBC meeting. Members get two chances to win.

5:00 p.m. - Meeting Adjourns

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