Fuel Systems for Mobility 2023

    Traditional and Alternative Energy Sources, Technical Developments, Materials and Markets


    Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023 (one day only)

    Venue: The Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel. 21111 Haggerty Rd., Novi, MI 48375

    Format: In-Person

    Sponsored by:


    1 IMG_2175The ITB Group’s annual conference explored the latest developments, trends and technologies impacting traditional and alternative energy systems. For 2023, leading global experts presented 13 topics and addressed important developments in:

    • On-Board Hydrogen Storage and Refueling
    • Developments in Fuel Systems
    • Mobility Innovation: Current Practices and Emerging Futures - KEYNOTE by University of California, Berkeley
    • Fuel Cell Vehicle Developments
    • Fuel Cell Vehicle Market Developments

    View the complete program agenda HERE.

    Throughout the day, 130+ conference attendees engaged face-to-face in lively networking sessions where business and engineering discussions, along with customer meetings took place. Attendees were also treated to product showcases by exhibiting companies Arkema, BorgWarner, Eaton, Evonik, Kuraray, Martinrea ,Merit Sensor Systems, Polyplastics, Schrader Pacific ,TDK Sensors and VEXAGroup.

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    The importance of addressing innovations and technology developments in fuel and hydrogen systems cannot be understated and ITB's conference platform provided an open forum where common concerns, questions, industry shifts and future developments were discussed. 

    Planning for our next conference in March 2024 in Novi, Michigan is under way and options to become a presenter, sponsor, and/or exhibitor are available. Use our platform to discuss your developments center stage, connect with your customers, and collaborate with industry leaders. Additional details will be released soon. Please contact Bryan Eldredge, Program Director with any questions or to secure your 2024 participation.

    Email: beldredge@itbgroup.com / Phone: +1 248-380-6310.

    Fuel Systems for Mobility 2023 CONFERENCE AGENDA - March 2, 2023

    7:45 a.m.

    Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast

    8:50 a.m.

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

    Dr. Joel Kopinsky, Managing Director and Co-Founder – The ITB Group

    On-Board Hydrogen Storage and Refueling

    9:00 a.m.

    The Challenges in Hydrogen Transport & Storage, and the Benefits of Conformable Hydrogen Tank Technology

    Supply Chain & Product Lifecycle LeadNoble Gas Systems

    9:30 a.m.

    Helping Hydrogen Refueling Stations Tackle Pressure Management Challenges

    Product Marketing Manager - Emerson Tescom

    10:00 a.m.

    Hydrogen Storage for Long Haul Truck Application – The Challenges and Opportunities of Gaseous and Cryogenic Solutions

    ZE Hydrogen Storage Systems Chief Engineer - FORVIA

    10:30 a.m.

    How Rotomolding Can Meet the Challenging Demands of Hydrogen Storage for FCEVs

    Business Development Engineer - Arkema

    10:50 a.m.

    Networking Break and Refreshments
    Developments in Fuel Systems

    11:30 a.m.

    New Developments for Low Bleed Canister Applications

    EVAP Engineering Manager - BorgWarner

    12:00 p.m.

    A Study on Fuel System Unit Test Method Using Six-Axis Motion Platform

    Senior Engineer at Fuel Design Team - Hyundai Motor Company

    12:30 p.m.

    Fuel Systems and Financing Innovation

    Dr. Joel Kopinsky, Managing Director and Co-Founder - The ITB Group 

    Investment Manager, Technology Investments - Magna International

    1:00 p.m.


    2:00 p.m.

    Mobility Innovation: Current Practices and Engineering Futures

    Research Associate, Innovative Mobility Research Group - University of California, Berkeley

    Fuel Cell Vehicle Developments

    2:30 p.m.

    Commercial Fuel Cell Vehicle Deployments

    Director of Sales and Business Development, North America - Ballard Power Systems

    3:00 p.m.

    Dedicated Specialty Polyamide-solutions for Hydrogen Fuel Lines in FCEVs

    Business Development Manager, Automotive and Mobility - Evonik

    3:20 p.m.

    Networking Break and Refreshments

    Fuel Cell Market Developments

    3:45 p.m.

    Customer-Centric Vehicle Design and Fuel Cell Integration: The Key to Deploying Hydrogen-Electric Fleets

    Director of Business Development, North America - Loop Energy

    4:15 p.m.

    Green Hydrogen for Mobility: Markets and Use Cases

    Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Americas - Nel Hydrogen

    4:45 p.m.

    Mobility and Transportation: E-fuels and the Role Hydrogen Plays

    Technical Sales Manager and Business Development for Sustainable Energy Systems - Siemens Energy

    5:15 p.m.

    Closing Remarks


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