Over 70 congressional staffers, industry representatives, and non-governmental organizations turned out for FCHEA's sixth annual Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Policy Forum, held on May 16 at the United States Capitol Visitor Center. Presentations on the fuel cell and hydrogen energy industry were given by Reuben Sakar, Deputy Asst. Secretary for Transportation at the Department of Energy; Scott Gerke, Manager of Federal Affairs for Honda North America; Gwen Bluemich Manager of Technology & Innovation at Daimler External Affairs; Frank Wolak, Vice President of Government Business at FuelCell Energy; Steve Szymanski, Director of Business Development at Proton OnSite; and Gerry Conway, General Counsel and Vice President of Government Affairs at Plug Power.
The presentations covered a variety of topics including transportation, material handling, stationary power, hydrogen infrastructure, and the role of government in advancing these transformational technologies. FCHEA would like to thank all of the speakers for their excellent presentations.