Plenary Speakers EHEC 2018 

Plenary Sessions

PLENARY SESSION 1: Fuel cell electric vehicle and hydrogen infrastructures

Chairperson: Dr Miguel A. Peña | Secretary of the AeH2

DR ASHISH KAMAT | Manager of Fuel Cell Vehicle and Battery Systems in the Advanced Powertrain department - Toyota Motor Europe

"H2 Toyota Mirai: Fuel the Future"


MR HUGO SPOWERS | Company Architect - Riversimple Movement Ltd.

"Riversimple hydrogen cars; making zero emissions profitable”


MR JAVIER ARBOLEDA | Service Senior Manager - Hyundai Motor España

"New Hyundai NEXO FCEV"


MRS ÁFRICA CASTRO | Business Development - H2B2 

"H2 infrastructure. Simple & challenging"


PLENARY SESSION 2: Hydrogen and fuel cells national initiatives, strategies and legislation

Chairperson: Mrs Mª Pilar González Gotor | Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) - Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Government of Spain

MRS MIRELA ATANASIU | Head of Unit Operations and Communications - FUEL CELLS AND HYDROGEN JOINT UNDERTAKING

"FCH JU: making hydrogen and fuel cells an everyday reality in Europe"


MR THORSTEN HERBERT | Divisional Head Transport and Infrastructure/Head of Programme NIP - NOW GmbH

"Deployment of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology in Germany"


DR NIGEL HOLMES | CEO - Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association

"The New Scottish Energy Strategy with Hydrogen & Fuel Cells for Local Energy System Decarbonisation"


MR HIROSHI KATAYAMA | Deputy Director - Advanced Energy Systems and Structure Division/Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Strategy Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Government of Japan

"Challenges for Japan’s Energy Transition - Hydrogen Basic Strategy-"


MRS DENISA KASOVA | Northern Innovation Board

MR PATRICK CNUBBEN | Northern Innovation Board



PLENARY SESSION 3: Hydrogen Opportunities and Challenges

Chairperson: Mrs Carmen M. Rangel | Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia - LNEG (Portugal)

MR EIRIK T. BøE | HyER Board Member Councillor and Chair of the Planning, Business and Environment Board at Akershus County Council

"The role of cities and regions for European hydrogen and fuel cell development"

MRS YANE LAPERCHE-RITEAU | Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Association

"Canada Country Update: Initiatives on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell"

MRS SABRINE SKIKER | Communication & EU Policies Manager - Hydrogen Europe

"Hydrogen economy at cross-roads : now is the time"

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