Hydrogen Energy Workshop

September 30, 2022

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An inaugural forum on hydrogen energy technologies and policy to encourage collaboration and innovative project development, foster public/private partnerships, and support state governments in meeting clean energy, resilience, and environmental justice goals—with a focus on opportunities for Northeast states.

Friday, September 30, 2022
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Parking is available in Lots 51, 59, an 60B 

REGISTER HERE

SYMPOSIUM SPEAKING SCHEDULE

WELCOME 

Mohsen A. Jafari
Chair and Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Rutgers School of Engineering
 

MORNING PROGRAM

Plenary Speakers

  • Thomas Green, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Sunita Satyapa, U.S. Department of Energy

Session 1: Economics & Policy, Regulatory Factors, Services and Economically Viable Sources of Clean Energy

  • Jane Cohen, New Jersey Governor’s Office of Climate Action (pending confirmation)
  • Scott Egbert, New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (pending confirmation)
  • Daniel Gatti, Clean Transportation Policy at Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (pending confirmation)
  • Lauren Savidge, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (pending confirmation)
  • Nicky Sheats, Thomas Edison State College (pending confirmation)
  • Moderator: JoAnn Milliken, New Jersey Fuel Cell Coalition (NJFCC) and Rose Institute for Strategic Energy (RISE) 

Session 2: Market Opportunities Barriers and Challenges

  • Nick Barillo, Center for Hydrogen Safety 
  • Ray Bukowski, New Jersey Natural Gas Company
  • Dave Edwards, Air Liquide 
  • Mark G. Kahrer, New Jersey Natural Gas Company (pending confirmation)
  • Parker Meeks, Hyzon Motors Inc.
  • Moderator: Frank Wollak, Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy

LUNCH BREAK & Plenary Speaker

  •  Andrea Lubawy, Toyota North America

AFTERNOON PROGRAM

Session 3: Research and Technology

  • Richard Barlette, Constellation Energy (pending confirmation)
  • Mark Chung, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Steve Halford, GE Grid Solutions 
  • Pradheep Kile, National Grid 
  • Moderator: Jack Brouwer, University of California, Irvine

Session 4: Hydrogen Case Studies (production, storage, transportation, usage)

  • Kirt Conrad, Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (STARK) Ohio
  • Bill Elrick, California Fuel Cell Partnership 
  • Jacob Goldberg, California Port Applications
  • Bridget King, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind 
  • Troy Michaud, Fuel Cell Energy (pending confirmation)
  • Moderator: Chuck Feinberg

Closing Remarks

  • Mohsen Jafari
Reception to Follow
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Rutgers University
School of Engineering
Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) 
100 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
 
For more information: Contact Mohsen Jafari at jafari@soe.rutgers.edu.