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
Details
Details

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.

Location:
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
All

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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