Date : March 2(Tues.)
Place : Bellesalle Roppongi(Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo)

The 8th JHFC seminar was held at Bellesalle Roppongi in Minato-ku Tokyo on March 2, 2010, to report on project activities carried out in fiscal year 2009.

It was the fourth fiscal year into the JHFC project second term and focusing firmly on the future, we worked based on hydrogen and fuel cell trends.

In this seminar, we announced our latest achievements of verification tests such as operation situation of 70MPa hydrogen stations, report on the Long Distance Demonstration Drive of 1,100km, and recent data on Well to Wheel total efficiency.

We also delivered some lectures by related organizations, Japan and the US government.

Opening address

President of JPEC
Shinro Nishio
Japan Petroleum Energy Center

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Shinro Nishio

Greetings

Director of Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Strategy Office,
New and Renewable Energy Division
Kenta Iida
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry(METI)

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Kenta Iida

Executive Director of NEDO
Dr. Sadao Wasaka
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization

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Sadao Wasaka

Keynote Speech

The State of Our Efforts Toward General Adoption by 2015, and Future Issues

Emeritus Professor of the University of Tokyo
Dr. Hisashi Ishitani

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Hisashi Ishitani

Special Speech

Overview of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Activities

Chief Engineer & Deputy Program Manager
Dr. Sunita Satyapal
Office of Hydrogen, Fuel Cells & Infrastructure Technologies
U.S. Department of Energy(DOE)

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Dr. Sunita Satyapal

JHFC Project Activity Reports

Year 2009 JHFC Summary

Vice Chairperson of JHFC Planning Committee
Prof. Ken Okazaki
Tokyo Institute of Technology

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Prof. Ken Okazaki

Hydrogen Infrastructure Working Group[WG1]

Vice Chairperson of WG1
Prof. Masanori Monde
Saga University

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Prof. Masanori Monde

Fuel Cell Vehicles Working Group [WG2]

Leader of WG2
Hidemi Onaka
Toyota Motor Corporation

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Hidemi Onaka

Vehicle and Infrastructure Interface Working Group [WG3]

Chairperson of WG3
Prof. Yasuo Takagi
Tokyo City University

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Prof. Yasuo Takagi

Public Relations Working Group [WG4]

Co-Leader of WG4
Katsumi Yoshida
Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K.

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Katsumi Yoshida

International Collaboration Working Group [WG5]

Leader of WG5
Dr. Shogo Saegusa
Japan Automobile Research Institute(JARI)

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Dr. Shogo Saegusa

Regional Demonstration Test Working Group [WG6]

Leader of WG6
Jinichi Tomuro
Engineering Advancement Association of Japan(ENAA)

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Jinichi Tomuro

Closing address

President of JARI
Toshio Kobayashi
Japan Automobile Research Institute(JARI)

Toshio Kobayashi