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11: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Market Breakthrough Ahead?

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Hauptschule
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Hydrogen and fuel cells show great potential to become key technologies for sustainable mobility and energy supply. Germany promotes hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, stationary applications and the development of hydrogen refueling-stations. Supported by the Juncker investment programme, infrastructure development should be further intensified. Will hydrogen and fuel cell technologies be competitive future solutions, and in which areas can we expect them to be rapidly commercialised? What are the opportunities for Austria?

Managing Director, NOW GmbH - National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology, Berlin
Head, Innovation Management, OMV AG, Vienna
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Fronius International GmbH, Vienna
University Reader & EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellow; Head, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable SynGas Chemistry, University of Cambridge
Head of Innovation Services, Plansee SE, Reutte
Deputy Head, Department G21 "Electromobility", Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Berlin
Head of Department, Sustainable Economic Development, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna
Staff Member, Department Sustainable Economic Development, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

Dr.-Ing. Klaus BONHOFF

Managing Director, NOW GmbH - National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology, Berlin

Master in Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen and Research Center Jülich GmbH PhD in Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen and Research Center Jülich GmbH Assistant to the Board of Directors, Research Center Jülich GmbH Program Director, Research Center Jülich GmbH Manager, Business Development Europe, Ballard Power Systems GmbH, Kirchheim unter Teck-Nabern Manager, DaimlerChryslerAG, Stuttgart, Germany Consultant, contracted by the German Government to coordinate the preparation of the German National Innovation Program Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
1994
1994-1998
1998-2000
2000-2001
2001-2003
2003-2007
2007-2008

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. M.Sc. MBA Walter BÖHME

Head, Innovation Management, OMV AG, Vienna

Assistant, Technical University of Vienna Employee, OMV AG Technical Marketing Services Fuels and Technical Marketing Services Lubricants, OMV AG Technical Product Manager Lubricants, responsible for Research and Development of Lubricants, OMV AG Finance MBA, Danube-University Krems, University of British Columbia Head of Innovation, Innovation Management in Refining and Marketing, responsible for Research and Development - market introduction and new businesses, OMV AG
  Study of Mechanical Engineering, Vienna University of Technology
  Research and Development on engines, different automotive engine projects (e.g. the impact of fuels composition on emissions of HDV)
  Ph.D. thesis on diesel fuel and emissions of diesel engines, Institute of Internal Combustion, Vienna University of Technology
1985
since 1991
1996
1996-2002
2001-2002
since 2003

Ing. Klaus FRONIUS

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Fronius International GmbH, Vienna

Technologisches Gewerbemuseum, Wien Start bei Fronius International GmbH, Pettenbach Geschäftsführer und Eigentümer, Fronius International GmbH
1965-1970
1973
seit 1975

Dr. Erwin REISNER

University Reader & EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellow; Head, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable SynGas Chemistry, University of Cambridge

Diploma in Chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria PhD in Chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria Erwin Schrödinger postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA College Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at St. John s College, University of Oxford, UK Engineering and Physical Science Research Council Career Acceleration Fellow, University of Cambridge, UK Habilitation in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria University Lecturer in Materials, Energy & Sustainability, University of Cambridge, UK Fellow & College Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at St. John's College, University of Cambridge, UK Head of Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable SynGas Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK
1998-2002
2002-2005
2005-2007
  Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Oxford, UK
2008-2009
2009-2015
2010
2010-2015
since 2011
since 2012

Dr. Lorenz SIGL

Head of Innovation Services, Plansee SE, Reutte

Forschungsassistent, Max-Planck-Institute für Metallforschung, Stuttgart Forschungsassistent, University of California Santa Barbara verschiedene Positionen in F&E und Produktion, Elektroschmelzwerk Kempten GmbH Leiter F&E, Sinterstahl GmbH Head of Innovation Services, Plansee SE
1984-1986
1986-1987
1988-2000
2001-2007
seit 2008

Dr. Anna-Luise STILLE

Deputy Head, Department G21 "Electromobility", Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Berlin

First state examination in Law Research fellow at the University of Turin, Italy, Common European Principles of Europeian Private Law Legal Traineeship Second State examination in Law Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (Berlin), Policy Principles Directorate-General, international environmental cooperation; secretariat of the German Presidency of the Alpine Convention Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (Austria), Directorate-General for International Environmental Affairs, office of the Austrian Presidency of the Alpine Convention (Convention on the Protection and PhD in Law, Humboldt University of Berlin
1999
2000
2000-2002
2002
2003-2004
 Sustainable Development of the Alps) at the Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention
2005-2006
2010

Mag. Jürgen STREITNER

Head of Department, Sustainable Economic Development, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

Master in Business Administration, University of Graz Trainee, Federation of Austrian Industries, Vienna Adviser, Federation of Austrian Industries, Brussels Head of Climate Change Task Force, Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences Burgenland
2009
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2014
since 2013
  Science, Research and Economy

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27.08.2015

08:00 - 10:30 Technology Brunch Social
11:00 - 11:10 Opening of the Alpbach Technology Symposium 2015 Plenary
11:10 - 12:00 RTI Policy Talk Plenary
12:00 - 13:30 Living with the Machine in the Future Plenary
14:00 - 15:30 Cyber Physical Systems Plenary
17:45 - 19:15 Regional Debate Central Eastern Europe Plenary
19:15 - 21:30 Career Lounge Social
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28.08.2015

07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young People Breakout
07:00 - 08:30 Bioeconomy Plenary
08:50 - 10:15 Complexity Science Plenary
10:15 - 11:00 Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout Session Social
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 11: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Market Breakthrough Ahead? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 03: Human Enhancement Technologies: Amplifying or Reducing Inequality Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 14: Virtual Learning: InEquality in Education? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 02: Bio-Economy in Action: National Bio-Economy Strategies in Comparison Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: 2015: The End of Energy Revolution Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 06: Entrepreneurship: What Can Science Contribute? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 07: Games of InEquality Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 13: Truth and Reality: The Importance of Models in Economy, Science and Philosophy Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 10: Energy Transition: Same Goal – Different Ways Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 09: Dynamics by Heterogeneity: How Economy and Research Profit from Diversity Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 08: Physical Internet: A Seismic Shift for Logistics and Mobility Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Market Upheavals: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 12: A Bright Future? Challenges and Opportunities for LED Lighting Breakout
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18:00 - 19:30 Urban Innovators Challenge – Start Up Your Company Partner

29.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30 MIT and its Media Lab, Special Guest at this Year’s Technology Symposium Plenary
08:30 - 09:30 InEquality: The New Silk Road Plenary
09:50 - 11:15 Art, Design and Architecture as a Laboratory of Digital Modernity Plenary
11:15 - 11:30 Closing Statement of the Alpbach Technology Symposium Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Snack Reception Social