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INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN THE

ADVANCED CLEAN TRANSPORTATION (ACT) EXPO

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM at the Long Beach Convention Center

The California Hydrogen Business Council’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for Freight Workshop at ACT Expo will present the capabilities of hydrogen and fuel cell equipment to clean transportation stakeholders and fleet operators.

The California Hydrogen Business Council is hosting a half-day workshop in conjunction with the ACT Expo in Long Beach on April 23rd as a follow up to the workshop held a year prior. This workshop will cover cargo handling at distribution centers, ports and on-road medium- and heavy-duty goods movement. As operators around the world begin to consider adopting next-generation technologies in their fleets, careful consideration of capabilities and requirements is needed to determine if the technology is suited to application duty-cycles, location and use. Fuel cell electric trucks and equipment are capable of performing the heavy workload of commercial and industrial fleets and offer similar operational logistics to diesel fleets with no tailpipe emissions other than water.

Attend this workshop to gain insight into:

  • The basics of hydrogen and fuel cells for transportation
  • An in-depth analyses of fuel cell vehicles and comparison to diesel and battery electric
  • Hydrogen refueling infrastructure requirements
  • Environmental impacts and other considerations
  • Reports from the field

Join the California Hydrogen Business Council and expert industry presenters at ACT Expo to learn more about the emerging hydrogen and fuel cell solution!

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  • Registration

    CHBC Members and stakeholders are eligible to receive discounted registration to attend ACT Expo. Use the links below to sign up today!

    CHBC Workshop Only
    Tuesday, April 23
    $150

    For CHBC Members 

    (valid through 4/19/2019)

    REGISTER
    No code needed

    Includes:

    Workshop
    Networking Events
    Post-Event Resources
    CHBC Workshop Only
    Tuesday, April 23
    $200

    For Non-Members 

    (valid through 4/19/2019)

    REGISTER
    No code needed

    Includes:

    Workshop
    Networking Events
    Post-Event Resources
    ACT Expo Full Conference
    Tuesday, April 23 through Friday, April 26
    $50 discount*

     

    (valid through 4/19/2019)

    REGISTER
    Use code CHBC50

    Includes:

    Conference
    Expo Hall
    Workshops
    Networking Events
    Post-Event Resources

    *Not applicable for Expo Hall Only or existing registrations


    Agenda

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    1:00pm - 5:30pm

    Workshops & Forums

    Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for Freight Workshop

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    Presented by

    California Hydrogren Business Council

    Tracks

    • Goods Movement
    • Gaseous Fuels
    • Commercial EVs

    The California Hydrogen Business Council is hosting a half-day workshop in conjunction with the ACT Expo in Long Beach on April 23rd as a follow up to the workshop held a year prior. This workshop will cover cargo handling at distribution centers, ports and on-road medium- and heavy-duty goods movement. As operators around the world begin to consider adopting next-generation technologies in their fleets, careful consideration of capabilities and requirements is needed to determine if the technology is suited to application duty-cycles, location and use. Fuel cell electric trucks and equipment are capable of performing the heavy workload of commercial and industrial fleets and offer similar operational logistics to diesel fleets with no tailpipe emissions other than water.

    Join the California Hydrogen Business Council and expert industry presenters at ACT Expo to learn more about the emerging hydrogen and fuel cell solution!

    1:00pm - 1:05pm: Welcome and Overview

    • Jeff Serfass, Executive Director, California Hydrogen Business Council

    1:05pm - 1:35pm: Dual Keynote – What Are Hydrogen Fuel Cells & Why Do We Need Them?

    • Dr. Jack Brouwer, Professor, National Fuel Cell Research Center, University of California, Irvine
      The Societal Need for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
    • Jesse Marquez, Executive Director, Coalition for a Safe Environment
      Air Quality Improvement - The Port Community Perspective

    1:35pm - 2:20pm: One for One: Technology Platform Comparison

    An in-depth, objective analysis of fuel cell vehicles and comparison to diesel, natural gas and battery electric from a performance and total cost of ownership perspective

    MODERATOR: Alan Mace, Heavy Duty Market Manager, Ballard Power Systems

    • Al Cioffi, Business Development, Plug Power
    • Takehito Yokoo, Senior Executive Engineer, Advanced Fuel Cell group, Toyota Motor North America R&D

    2:20pm - 3:15pm: OEM Perspective

    Engine and truck OEMs provide their perspective, drivers, share their challenges of developing new truck technology and outline their vision:

    MODERATOR: Nico Bouwkamp, Technical Program Manager, California Fuel Cell Partnership

    • Mark Freymueller, Vice President Commercial Vehicle Eco friendly Business Development, Hyundai Motor Company
    • Jesse Schneider, Executive Vice President, Technology, Hydrogen & Fuel Cells, Nikola Motor Company

    3:15pm - 3:40pm: Networking Break

    3:40pm - 4:20pm: Reports from the Field: Operator Experiences

    Different fuel cell vehicle operators in both on-road and off-road give their value proposition, updates on their demonstration projects with their perception of the path to commercialization

    MODERATOR: Lisa Mirisola, Program Supervisor, South Coast Air Quality Management District

    • Tony Williamson, Director, Compliance & Sustainability, Total Transportation Services, Inc.

    4:20pm - 5:20pm: Fast Refueling: Hydrogen Infrastructure

    Discussion of challenges and solutions for fueling various hydrogen applications.

    MODERATOR: Greg Kleen, Fuel Cell Technology Manager, U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cell Technologies Office

    • Rob Del Core, Director, Business Development, Fuel Cell Power Systems, Hydrogenics
    • Dave Edwards, Director and Advocate for Hydrogen Energy , Air Liquide
    • Steve Symanski, Director of Business Development, Projects and Government, Nel Hydrogen

    5:20pm - 5:30pm: Wrap Up and Action Items

    • Cory Shumaker, Development Specialist, California Hydrogen Business Council
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    Alan Mace has over 18 years of experience within the fuel cell industry in engineering, serviceand product management roles. In his current position as market manager, Mace is responsible for market development activities for the FCveloCity® Heavy Duty power modules including definition of customer requirements and value analysis, along with market analysis. Mace has held a broad range of roles in engineering, customer relationship management and marketing during his years of service at Ballard and IdaTech. Mace’s experience includes a strong technical background on fuel cell products and applications. Mace holds a Bachelor of Science in agricultural engineering from Washington State University. Prior to his current fuel cell activities, Mace has designed high‐speed machine vision systems for food processing, along with design of machinery for pulp, paper and web processing.

    Takehito Yokoo is the advanced fuel cell senior executive engineer with Toyota’s Product Development Office (PDO) in Toyota’s North American Research and Development organization. Yokoo’s background includes managing suitability testing of advanced powertrain configurations in North America, coordinating development of new or improved alternate powertrain system controls for Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicles (FCHV), Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles (HEV), Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) and Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV); including strategic planning focusing on technologies that enable sustainable transportation systems. Currently, Yokoo’s responsibilities have been extended to large scale Fuel Cell powertrain feasibility in North America. Yokoo earned a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the Hosei University, Japan. Yokoo then joined Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in 1988, moving to TTC in 1990 to begin a new career in the United States, responsible for managing suitability testing and development of gasoline powertrain control systems in North America.

    Tony A. Williamson is the director of compliance and sustainability at TTSI. Prior to joining TTSI, Williamson was the western regional vice president with Quality Distribution, Inc. managing bottom line results of six West Coast Facilities that provides tanker cleaning services to bulk carriers nationwide. Williamson oversaw all aspects of the operations including staffing, sales, environmental compliance, health and safety, procurement, and other operational and administrative duties.
    Williamson has an undergraduate degree in marketing with minors in accounting and management. Williamson earned a Masters of Global Arts in global logistics from California State University at Long Beach. In 1997, Williamson received a professional designation of Global Logistics Specialist from California State University at Long Beach, University College, and Extension Services along with a transportation/logistics management certification. Williamson also has received a construction management certificate from the Turner Construction School of Construction.


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