Fuel cell specialist forum f-cell 2010: program online

The tenth fuel cell forum f-cell on September 27 and 28 in Stuttgart offers experts from the areas of hydrogen, fuel cells, and electromobility more than 80 lectures and a comprehensive trade fair. The complete program of lectures can now be called up at: www.f-cell.de.

Stuttgart (eos) - Approximately 700 sector experts from all over the world are expected once again this year by the event organizers, the Peter Sauber Agentur Messen und Kongresse GmbH and the Wirtschaftsförderung Region Stuttgart GmbH (economic promotion, WRS) to attend the fuel cell specialist forum f-cell on September 27 and 28 in the Stuttgart "Haus der Wirtschaft". The comprehensive program with more than 80 lectures is broken down into the topic fields of stationary, mobile, and portable applications, as well as micro fuel cells. There are also forums regarding global markets, innovations from science, infrastructure and hydrogen production & storage, components, as well as drive technologies. Those who are interested can now find the complete program of lectures online at: www.f-cell.de.

International speakers

"We are particularly excited about the lectures by Professor Su Zhou of the Tongji University School of Automotive Studies regarding the hydrogen and fuel cell industry in China as well as by Dr. Joong-Hwan Jun of the RIST Research Institute of Industrial Science & Technology regarding research and development activities in Korea," says Peter Sauber, CEO of the Peter Sauber Agentur Messen und Kongresse. The event organizers have also once again been able to acquire numerous well-known speakers from the USA, Canada, Japan, and neighboring European countries.

Focal point: stationary applications

One focal point of the event in 2010 is the stationary use of fuel cells. For example, in the specialist forums covering this topic, Ziv Gottesfeld of the Israeli company CellEra will be presenting a new, low-cost and platinum-free fuel cell for applications in the kilowatt range. Professor Kaspar Andreas Friedrich of the DLR German Center for Aviation will be reporting on pressure-charged solid-oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) as the basis of a hybrid power station.

Getting electric vehicles on the road

On the topic of electromobility, the event organizer will be presenting the special feature "Batteries and fuel cells move the future", with lectures from experts from the automobile manufacturers Daimler, Mitsubishi, Renault, Nissan, and Toyota. Moreover, experts will be presenting European and German demonstration projects that are getting electric vehicles on the road.

f-cell as industry platform

On the event website www.f-cell.de, those who are interested will find not only the complete program but also information on the trade fair as well as a great many pictures from past f-cell events. They reflect the special atmosphere of the event, which has developed into a central platform for the exchange of information in the industry. Information is available from Sibel Kadioglu at the Peter Sauber Agency on: 0711-656960-51 or at f-cell@messe-sauber.de.

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