The final conference schedule for Fuel Cell 2005, to be held June 7-8 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis, Minn., is now online. Featuring more than 25 sessions, this two-day conference will include topics on market adoption, proton exchange membrane (PEM) technology, a roadmap to automotive implementation and end user requirements. Keynote sessions will include "When Will the Fuel Cell Come to Fruition?" by Rich Romer, director of sales for Plug Power; and "Paving the Way to PEM Fuel Cell R&D Cost Reduction" by Agassy Manoukian, general manager of H2 ECOnomy, along with John Turner, principal scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Featured presentations will include "From Baby Steps to Marathons: Rolling Out Fuel Cells in Backup Power Applications" by Gary Flood, CEO of ReliOn; "Evaluating the Market Potential of Residential Fuel Cell Applications" by William H. Steigelmann, P.E., senior consultant at Aspen Systems Corp.; and "Regulatory Requirements, Codes and Standards for Fuel Cells" by Jack Paterson, environmental lawyer, Office of John Paterson. This year's conference will also include a hands-on application pavilion that will demonstrate a range of products operating on fuel cells.
A PDF of the final schedule can be downloaded at http://www.fuelcell-magazine.com/images/FuelCellPDF1104.pdf. To register for the conference, visit http://www.fuelcell-magazine.com/fc_conf_registration.htm.