Agenda

Campus Center - Odeum

8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome
Dennis D. Berkey, President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
9:10 a.m. Keynote Address
Honorable James P. McGovern, Congressman, Massachusetts 3rd Congressional District
9:25 a.m. Massachusetts Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Road Map
Brad Bradshaw, President, Massachusetts Hydrogen Coalition Inc.
"Putting the Pieces in Place to Achieve Commercialization"
9:45 a.m. Massachusetts Legislative Perspectives on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
State Representative Barry R Finegold, Seventeenth Essex District, Massachusetts House of Representatives
10:00 a.m. Break and Exhibits
10:30 a.m.

Commercial Successes in Massachusetts
Session Chair: James P. Dunn, Center for Technology Commercialization

Breaking Through to Manufacturing: The Protonex P2TM Story
Greg Cipriano, Vice President, Marketing and Military Development, Protonex Technology Corporation

Selling One Thousand Units: The Parker-Hannifin TekStakTM Story
Scott Leahy, Parker-Hannifin

Achieving Global Sales Through Early Market Penetration: The Nuvera FORZA Story
Prashant Chintawar, Executive Director, Marketing, Nuvera Fuel Cells Inc.

Five Years of Regular Production - The Hy9 HyPurifierTM Story
Jeffrey Altman, President and CEO, Hy9 Corporation

Innovatoin Drive Commercial Success: The Acumentrics Story
Tom Philbin, Senior Vice President, Acumentrics

Noon Lunch
12:40 p.m. Luncheon Keynote
Warren Leon, Director, Renewable Energy Trust, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
Driving the Engergy Innovation Economy
1:00 p.m.

Commercial Innovation in Massachusetts
Session Chair: Jeffrey Bentley, President and CEO, CellTech Power Inc.

Hydrogen Storage Breakthrough: The Safe Hydrogen Story
Sigmar Tullmann, President and CEO, Safe Hydrogen LlC

Solar Hydrogen Generation: The Nanoptek Story
John Guerra, President and CEO, Nanoptek Corporation

Next Generation Generation: The CTP Hydrogen Story
Scott Rackey, President and CEO, CTP Hydrogen

Direct Fuel Cells Using JP-8 and Diesel: The CellTech Power Story
Jeffrey Bentley, President and CEO, CellTech Power LLC

ZtekOn-site Hybrid Hydrogen Electric Technology
Michael Hsu, President & CEO Ztek

2:30 p.m. Massachusetts Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Institute
Dr. William Durgin, Associate Provost, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2:45 p.m. Break and Exhibits
3:15 p.m.

University Innovation in Massachusetts
Session Chair: Ravindra Datta, Professor and Director, Fuel Cell Center, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Composite Palladium/Porous-Metal Membranes for Hydrogen Generation
Professor Yi Hua (Ed) Ma, Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Single-Step Cofiring of Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells and MIEC Membranes for Hydrogen Generation
Professor Srikanth Gopalan, Manufacturing Engineering, Boston University

Fuel Gas Desulfurization and Catalytic Upgrade of Hydrogen for Fuel Cell Applications
Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Tufts University

Materials Challenges for Fuel Cells: From Fundamentals to Devices
Professor Sanjeev Mukerjee, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University

4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Brad Bradshaw, President, Massachusetts Hydrogen Coalition, Inc.
4:35 p.m. Reception
4:35 to 5:30 p.m. WPI Fuel Center Tours
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