Annual Conference 2017 - Programme

11 - 12 October 2017, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, UK

Headline conference speakers for 2017 include:

  • Andrew Jamieson, ORE Catapult
  • John Alexander, Scottish Cities Alliance
  • Jon Saltmarsh, BEIS
  • Graham Cooley, ITM Power

SHFCA members and delegates will hear expert speakers during sessions on international trade and partnerships, and how hydrogen and fuel cells can be the smarter choice in Heat, Power, and Transport for low carbon deployments. Linking all of these activities together into smart integrated energy systems of the future is the underpinning theme of Hydrogen as the flexible and clean energy vector.


Wednesday 11 October

12:15 - 13:15 Registration, Lunch and Networking
13:15 - 13:30 Welcome from University of Strathclyde
13:30 - 14:00 Opening Keynote
Invited Keynote: Scottish Government Minister
14:00 - 15:40 Session 1 : Scotland, EU, and International Energy System Opportunities
Invited Keynote: Andrew Jamieson, ORE Catapult
16:00 - 17:25 Session 2 : Low Carbon Energy Systems
Invited Keynote: John Alexander, Scottish Cities Alliance
17:25 - 17:30 Day 1 Closing Comments by Nigel Holmes, CEO of SHFCA
18:45 - 19:45 Civic Reception, at Glasgow City Chambers, hosted by Glasgow City
20:00 - 22:00 Reception and Conference Dinner.

Thursday 12 October

08:30 - 08:55 Coffee, Tea and Networking
08:55 - 09:00 Welcome by Nigel Holmes, CEO of SHFCA
09:00 - 10:30 Session 3 : Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for Low Carbon Heat and Distributed Generation
Invited Keynote: Jon Saltmarsh, BEIS
11:00 - 12:30 Session 4 : Integrating Low Carbon Transport into the Energy System
Invited Keynote: Transport Scotland
12:30 - 12:45 Closing Keynote: Graham Cooley, ITM Power
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch and Networking