VX Green Hydrogen Forum

Green Hydrogen Energy in LA & Beyond
Virtual Discussion Forum 

As the energy economics of green hydrogen respond to meet growing demand for energy-dense, zero-emissions fuel and long-duration storage, join VerdeXchange on Thursday, December 10 at 10:00am PST for the next VX Green Hydrogen Discussion Forum.
 

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VX Green Hydrogen Forum Webinar #2 Speakers:

      

     

    

Zaib Shaikh, Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles
Mark Kirby, President & CEO, Canada Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Assoc. 
Stephen Cheung, COO, LAEDC; President, WTC-LA
Jim Kelly, Director, S&C Electric
Gia Brazil Vacin, Asst. Deputy Director-ZEVs, GO-Biz
Bob Foster, Boardmember, EPCOR Utilities
Paul Schultz, Director-Power External Energy Resources, LADWP
Colin Armstrong, President & CEO, HTEC
Roger MortimerDirector of Corporate Strategy, Hydrogen Optimized

 

Join utility leaders, industry innovators, engineers, and economic advisers for this special session exploring the market conditions driving global capital investments in projects demonstrating scalable, zero-emissions hydrogen technology.

 

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Green Hydrogen Energy in LA & Beyond Webinar #1: Mobility to Market  - Watch Online
Thursday, November 12, 2020

Speakers:

      


         

Congressman Mike Levin, 49th District, US House of Representatives
Akira Muto, Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles
Maryam Brown, President, SoCal Gas
Andrew McAllister, Commissioner, CA Energy Commission
Janice Lin, Founder & CEO, Green Hydrogen Coalition
Kohei Masaki, Hydrogen Strategy Consultant, Toyota Motor North America
Andy MarshPresident & CEO, Plug Power

        
 
    

Dennis McGinn, Fmr. Asst. Secretary, US Navy
Christine Harada, Clean Energy for Biden
Tim Sasseen, Market Development Manager, Ballard Power Systems
Christopher Cannon, Director of Environmental Management, Port of LA
Yuri Freedman, Sr. Director, Business Development, SoCal Gas
Keith Malone, Public Affairs, CA Fuel Cell Partnership
Peter J. Sawicki, Regional Director, Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. 

10:00AM Opening (2min)

 David Abel, Chairman, VerdeXchange Institute

10:02AM Welcome remarks (5min) (video)

 Akira Muto, Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles
Including Mayor Garcetti video remarks from Hydrogen Ministerial Meeting (2 min.)
 

10:10AM 1st Panel Discussion: (30min)

Green H2 & California’s Future Fuel Mix (video)

 Dennis McGinn, Fmr. Asst. Secretary, US Navy (Moderator)
 Congressman Mike Levin               
 Andrew McAllister, Commissioner, CA Energy Commission
 Maryam Brown, President, SoCal Gas

 

10:40AM 2nd Panel Discussion: (30min) 

Getting Green H2 to Market: Production & Distribution (video)

 Peter J. Sawicki, Regional Director, Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. 
 Tim Sasseen, Market Development Manager, Ballard Power Systems
 Yuri Freedman, Senior Director, Business Development, SoCal Gas
 Dennis McGinn, Fmr. Asst. Secretary, US Navy (Moderator)
 

11:10AM 3rd Panel Discussion: (30min) 

Best Uses for Green H2: Fuel Cells for Mobile & Stationary Applications (video)

 Kohei Masaki, Hydrogen Strategy Consultant, Toyota Motor North America
 Andy MarshPresident & CEO, Plug Power
 Christopher Cannon  Director of Environmental Management, Port of Los Angeles
 Christine Harada, Clean Energy for Biden

11:40 AM Break-out sessions

30-minutes of hosted, small-groups for focused discussion with industry leaders, panelists, and attendees

  • Hosted by Japan, JETRO, Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. & Toyota Motor North America & VerdeXchange
  • Hosted by Canada, Ballard Power Systems & VerdeXchange
  • Hosted by Socal Gas, Green Hydrogen Coalition & VerdeXchange

Upcoming Events

VX Green Hydrogen Forum Webinar #3: Advancing & Aligning Public Sector Policy & Procurement Opportunities
 January 25-26, 2020
With panel topics reflecting on how the public sector and government may advance green hydrogen at the federal and subnational level.

 

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