Highlights of this day-long conference, sponsored by Honda, include presentations by American Honda; Stan Ovshinsky, Energy Conversion Devices - Ovonics; Dr. Alan Lloyd, Secretary, CalEPA; Pierre Rivard, Hydrogenics; Dr. William Ernst, Plug Power; Dan Rabun, Air Products and Chemicals; Shannon Baxter, California Hydrogen Highway Program Manager; Alison Grigg, Canadian Hydrogen Highway; Allan Bedwell, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, etc. Come at 8 a.m. for a continental breakfast provided by American Honda and pre-meeting networking. Register early. Space is limited! Don't be disappointed!
American Honda Motor Co., 1919 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA.
9:00 a.m. - Welcoming Comments
Hank Wedaa, President, CHBC
9:15 a.m. - Honda's Hydrogen Activities
Daniel Bonawitz, Vice President, Corporate Planning and Logistics; Stephen Ellis, Manager, Alternative Fuel Vehicles Department
9:45 a.m. - CalEPA's Role in Hydrogen Activities
Dr. Alan Lloyd, Secretary, CalEPA
10:00 a.m. - The Hydrogen Loop -- A Systems Approach to a Realistic H2 Economy
Stan Ovshinsky, Founder and Chief Technical Officer, Energy Conversion Devices - Ovonics
10:30 a.m. - Self Introductions, Break
11:15 a.m. - Hydrogen Activities at Hydrogenics
Pierre Rivard, President and CEO, Hydrogenics Corp.
11:45 a.m. - Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Activities at Plug Power
Dr. William Ernst, VP and Chief Scientist, Plug Power
12:15 p.m. - Lunch Break
Lunch provided by American Honda
1:00 p.m. - California Hydrogen Blueprint Plan
Dr. Shannon Baxter, Special Advisor on Hydrogen and Renewables, CalEPA
1:30 p.m. - New Developments in Florida's Hydrogen Program
Allan Bedwell, Deputy Secretary, Florida Environmental Regulatory Programs and Energy Policy, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
2 p.m. - Canada's Hydrogen Highway Program - Vancouver to Whistler
Alison Grigg, Hydrogen Highway Program Manager, Fuel Cells Canada
2:30 - Hydrogen Activities at Air Products and Chemicals
Dan Rabun, Business Development, Western Region, APCI. A break follows at 3 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - Wind-Hydrogen Overview at General Electric
Craig Christenson, Chief Engineer, GE's Wind Power Business
3:45 p.m. - Prize Drawings
Winners must be present to win.
4:00 p.m. - Honda Station Tour, Ride n Drive
Hydrogen Refueling Station Tour and/or Ride and Drive in Honda Fuel Cell Vehicle. Meeting adjourns at 5 p.m.