May 2005 General Meeting

May 20th, 2005 9:00 AM   through   5:00 PM
Cal EPA Building
1001 H Street
Sacramento, CA
United States

By popular demand, California Hydrogen Business Council's May 20, 2005 General Meeting, sponsored by Bay Area Air Quality Management District, will be held in Northern California and highlight speakers representing projects in the area. Topics will include fuel cells, hydrogen, vehicle applications and ongoing activities in Northern CA. The meeting starts at 8 a.m. with registration and networking opportunties. Enjoy refreshments.

Register early. Space is limited. Don't be disappointed. And please note - special attendance prizes (a $250 digital camera, a $50 Best Buy Gift Certificate, and free registration to the next CHBC meeting) will be drawn at 4:45. You must be present to win!

If you haven't yet seen the California Fuel Cell Partnership facilities in West Sacramento, an optional tour has been arranged at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 19. Please note, transportation is on your own. To sign up for the tour, please call the Partnership directly at 916-371-2899.

CalEPA Building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA.

9 a.m. - Welcoming Comments
Hank Wedaa, President, California Hydrogen Business Council

9:15 a.m. - Keynote Speakers
"The Governor's Hydrogen Agenda" - Terry Tamminen, Cabinet Secretary, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Cabinet; "The Future of Hydrogen in California," Alan Lloyd, PhD, Secretary, CalEPA

9:45 a.m. - Presentation of NHA Award-Winning Hydrogen Power Park Project
Engineering students from Humboldt State University and the Schatz Energy Research Center will present their winning design. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been invited to introduce the students.

10:15 a.m. - Historical Overview of the Fuel Cell Program at HSU
Professor Peter Lehman, PhD, Director, Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University

10:45 a.m. - Self Introductions, Break, View Displays
All - Industry members are invited to display vehicles and hydrogen technologies for viewing during lunch and breaks. Please contact Melissa Meuser, ARB, to make arrangements, (916) 327-2950.

11:30 a.m. - Status of the California Hydrogen Highway Program
Shannon Baxter-Clemmons, PhD, Special Advisor for Hydrogen and Renewable Energy Programs, Office of the Secretary, CalEPA

12 Noon - Florida's Hydrogen Highway and Renewable Energy Program
Allan Bedwell, Deputy Secretary for Florida's Environmental Regulatory Programs and Energy Policy, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

12:30 p.m. - Lunch and Networking
All - Industry members are invited to display vehicles and hydrogen technologies for viewing during lunch and breaks. Please contact Melissa Meuser, ARB, to make arrangements, (916) 327-2950.

1:30 p.m. - Fuel Cell Powered Forklifts--an Early Adoption Case Study
Bruce Townson, Business Director for Mobility Fuel Cell Applications, Hydrogenics Corp.

2 p.m. - Sustainable Transportation - Can Transit Make a Difference?
Jaimie Levin, Marketing Director, AC Transit

2:30 p.m. - Current Hydrogen Activities at UC Davis
Joan Ogden, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, UC Davis. A 15 minute break will be held at 3 p.m. for networking and refreshments.

3:15 p.m. - Hydrogen Activities at BAAQMD
Jack Broadbent, Executive Director, Bay Area AQMD

3:45 p.m. - Progress in Real World Demonstrations
Catherine Dunwoody, Executive Director, California Fuel Cell Partnership

4:15 p.m. - Update on California Stationary Fuel Cell Collaborative
Ron Friesen, Executive Director, California Stationary Fuel Cell Collaborative

4:45 p.m. - Attedance Prize Drawing - Must Be Present to Win
If you want to play, you must stay! The winner of the drawing must be present to claim the prize. Thanks to Bay Area Quality Management District for its generous support of this meeting!!

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