Annual Conference 2018 - Programme

25-26 September 2018. Apex Hotel, Dundee, Victoria Dock Rd, Dundee, DD1 3JP

Headline speakers for the 2018 conference sessions include:

  • Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport

  • Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, Hydrogen Europe

  • Rita Wadey, BEIS

The 10th SHFCA Annual Conference programme brings together SHFCA members and invited expert speakers from Scotland, UK and Europe to explore the opportunities for growth using hydrogen and fuel cells to enable the low carbon energy system transition and help deliver key targets.


Tuesday 25 September - Conference Dinner

18:30 - 20:00 Civic Reception hosted by the Lord Provist of Dundee City at Discovery Point
20:00 - 22:00 Conference Dinner

Wednesday 26 September - Conference

08:15 - 09:00 Registration, Tea & Coffee and Networking
09:00 - 09:05 Welcome by Nigel Holmes, CEO of SHFCA
09:05 - 09:20 Welcome to Dundee by Councillor John Alexander, Leader of Dundee City Council
09:20 - 09:40 Invited Keynote: Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, Hydrogen Europe
09:40 - 10:00 Invited Keynote: Rita Wadey, BEIS
10:00 - 10:30 Ministerial Keynote: Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity
11:00 - 11:45 Session 1: Scotland, EU and International Opportunities
Invited Keynote: Jaco Reijerkerk, Ekinetix
11:50 - 13:00 Session 2: Hydrogen & Fuel Cells for Smarter Energy Systems
Invited Keynote: David Hart, E4tech
13:50 - 15:00 Session 3: Integrating Low Carbon Transport into the Energy System.
Invited Keynote: Thomas Zorn, Roland Berger
15:30 - 16:40 Session 4 : Making the Clean Energy Transition with Hydrogen & Fuel Cells
Invited Keynote: Mark Neller, Arup
16:40 - 17:00 Closing Comments: Nigel Holmes, SHFCA