Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition
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Program

Program


Fuel Cell Seminar Schedule of Events

Tuesday, November 7

10:00 AM Registration

12:00 PM Exhibitor Move-in - Hall A

1:00 PM H2@Scale Working Session - Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

H2@ Scale is a concept that explores the potential for wide-scale hydrogen production and utilization in the United States to enable resiliency of the power generation and transmission sectors, while also aligning diverse multibillion dollar domestic industries, domestic competitiveness, and job creation.

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6:00 PM Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall - Hall A

On Tuesday, November 7, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, the Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition will host the "Welcome Reception" in the Exposition Hall, located in Hall A of the Long Beach Convention Center.

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Wednesday, November 8

8:00 AM   Registration

8:00 AM   Breakfast - Room 104

8:30 AM   Exhibit Hall Opens - Hall A

8:30 AM   Plenary Session, brought to you by Toyota - Room 104

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Infrastructure Development in California, the United States, & the World

A dynamic hydrogen infrastructure is emerging in California, and stations are expanding now to the Northeast United States.  Other countries around the world are making strides in hydrogen fueling as well. Hear from the leading developers and hydrogen suppliers putting these stations on the ground on their experiences and lessons learned at the forefront of these developments.

Light-Duty Vehicles & Beyond

The transportation space for fuel cells is growing rapidly beyond just light-duty vehicles, with many recent major announcements for fuel cells in trucking, logistics, locomotives, shipping and more. Stay on the cutting edge of industry trends and future developments to see how fuel cell technologies are transporting society into the future.

10:30 AM Morning Break - Room 104

10:45 AM Plenary Session (Continued) - Room 104

From a Customer Perspective

Fuel cells have moved from laboratories to the mainstream, with a growing list of corporate, institutional, and municipal customers adopting the technology to power headquarters, data centers, substations, warehouse vehicles, and more. Hear from buyers about what drives their purchase decisions.

12:00 PM Lunch in Exhibit Hall - Hall A

1:15 PM - 3:15 PM Technical Sessions (click for detailed schedule) - Promenade Rooms 101A, 101B, 102A, 102B, 102C, 103A, 103B, 103C

1:15 PM   Poster Session (click for poster descriptions) in Exhibit Hall - Hall A

3:15 PM   Afternoon Break

3:45 PM - 5:45 PM  Technical Session 2 - Promenade Rooms 101A, 101B, 102A, 102B, 102C, 103A, 103B, 103C

6:00 PM    Evening Networking Event in Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, November 8, there will be a networking event held in the Exposition Hall.


Thursday, November 9

8:00 AM   Registration

8:00 AM   Breakfast - Room 104

8:30 AM   Exhibit Hall Opens - Hall A

8:30 AM   Plenary Session, brought to you by Honda - Room 104

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A View from Coast to Coast – East vs. West

Policymakers and officials from both California and the Northeast discuss the challenges and opportunities created by the deployment of hydrogen infrastructure. 

10:30 AM Morning Break - Room 104

10:45 AM Plenary Session (Continued) - Room 104

Policy Landscape - Where We Stand                        

With change in the air in Washington, leading government and policy experts offer a comprehensive review of the latest developments and potential future impacts on the Department of Energy, the National Laboratories, and your organization.

12:00 PM Lunch in Exhibit Hall - Hall A

1:15 PM - 3:15 PM  Technical Sessions (click for detailed schedule) - Promenade Rooms 101A, 101B, 102A, 102B, 102C, 103A, 103B, 103C

1:15 PM   Fuel Cell Vehicle Ride and Drive

3:15 PM   Afternoon Break

3:45 PM - 5:45 PM  Technical Session 2 - Promenade Rooms 101A, 101B, 102A, 102B, 102C, 103A, 103B, 103C

4:00 PM   Exhibit Hall Break Down

6:00 PM   Gala Banquet - Federal Bar

On Thursday, November 9, from 6 pm until 8 pm, the Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition will hold a Gala Banquet at the Federal Bar, a unique and upscale gastropub, located at 102 Pine Avenue, just a short walk from the Long Beach Convention Center and Renaissance Hotel.  

This historic landmark was built in 1924 as the Long Beach headquarters for the Security Trust and Savings Bank of Los Angeles, later becoming the Security Pacific National Bank building.  


The Electrochemical Society (ECS) will publish an issue of its ECS Transactions (ECST) of full conference papers from the 2017 Fuel Cell Seminar for interested presenters. 

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If you are traveling to the United States from a country requiring you to obtain a visa, please contact fuelcellseminar@fchea.org for a visa invitation letter. Please note that some embassies require you to submit proof of registration before you can secure a visa.  Additional information about visas can be found at https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html.