First National Hydrogen Mobility Innovation Conference



The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to organize the first National Hydrogen Mobility Innovation Conference in Mississauga from June 17-18, 2019. This conference will attract the participation of international hydrogen technology leaders such as Ballard Power Systems, Hydrogenics Corp., New Flyer Industries, Enbridge Gas, among others. CUTRIC envisions this conference to shed light on the opportunities that hydrogen technology has in transportation integration across road and rail sectors, while addressing the challenges that impede the progress of Canada in the hydrogen landscape. By hosting Canada's first National Hydrogen Mobility Innovation Conference, CUTRIC brings industry, public sector and academic stakeholders together ensuring collaborative innovation in action. 

The Hydrogen Mobility Workshop is happening in Trois-Rivieres on April 16. For more information click here.

2019 conference Agenda

Subject to change.

June 17, 2019

12:00 - 12:30PM

  • Lunch

12:30 - 2:30PM

  • Site Visit

3:00 - 5:00PM


9:00 - 10:00AM

  • IP committee meeting

10:00 - 11:00AM

  • Audit Committee meeting

11:00 - 12:00PM

  • Board of directors meeting


June 18, 2019


7:30 - 8:15AM

  • Opening Speech & Welcome

8:15 - 8:45AM

  • Guest Speaker

8:45 - 10:15AM

  • Panel 1: Global State of the Art in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles (Bus, Truck & Rail) Technologies: Canada's Problems & Creative Solutions

10:45 - 12:30PM
Breakout Session #1

  • Session 1 - Hydrogen for Trucks & Transit - Innovation & Experiences

  • Session 2 - Deployment Experiences - Empirical Performance Evidence (Buses and Trucks)

  • Session 3 - Automotive FCEVs - Innovation & Empirical Experiences (Passenger Automobiles, Car Fleets)


12:30 - 1:15PM

  • Lunch Keynote Speech

1:15 - 2:30PM

  • Panel 2: Global State of the Art in Green & Clean Hydrogen Fuelling Systems: From Electrolysis with Surplus Energy to RNG-supplied H2, Where can Canada Lead?

3:00 - 4:15PM

  • Panel 3: Hydrail: Innovation, Experiences and Future

4:15 - 5:30PM
Breakout Session #2

  • Session 1 - Generation, storage, and distribution of Hydrogen: Predictions & Case Studies

  • Session 2 - Hydrogen Applications in Marine and Aviation Sector

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Theme 1: Global State of Art in FCEV Technology Innovation (Bus, Coach, Truck)  

Theme 2: FCEV Innovation & Deployment Experiences 

Theme 3: FCEVs - Transit Agency Vision and Experiences 

Theme 4: Global State of Art in Hydrogen Fueling Systems & Fuel supply chain

Theme 5: Hydrail : Innovation, Experiences & Future

Call for Papers

Please submit your paper in accordance with the conference themes listed above. We invite scientific technology-based papers and interdisciplinary papers spanning the social sciences and natural sciences. Interested participants from both industry and academic backgrounds are encouraged to submit their applications along with a short abstract to CUTRIC by April 29, 2019. Selected participants will be notified by May 31, 2019 and invited to present at the conference on June 18, 2019.