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Detailed programme

29 March 2023 (Wednesday)   30 March 2023 (Thursday) – Scientific part   30 March 2023 (Thursday) – Educational part   31 March 2023 (Friday)



Chaired by Matthias Jahn

Hydrogen – A Road to the Energy Independence
Thomas von Unwerth (TU Chemnitz, D)

High-temperature processes for hydrogen production

Enlarging operating conditions of solid oxide fuel cells with gaseous mixtures
Annie Le Gal La Salle (CNRS, F)

Design and demonstration of efficient Power-to-Liquid processes via high temperature electrolysis using SOEC technology
Paul Adam (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, D)

Production of hydrogen and nanostructured carbon by polypropylene plastic wastes and CO2 treatment via thermal steam plasma reactor
Jafar Fathi (Institute of Plasma Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, CZ)

10:40–11:20  Coffee Break

Alkaline Water Electrolysis

Chaired by Jiří Vávra

Modelling of Hydrogen Production by Alkaline Water Electrolysis Using Unstable Sources of Energy
Karel Denk (University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, CZ)

Influence of plating conditions on properties of Ni-Fe cathode catalyst for alkaline water electrolysis
Jana Záchenská (Slovak University of Technology, SK)

Effect of the membrane structure on performance of the membrane-electrode assembly in an alkaline environment
Michaela Plevová (University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, CZ)

Verification of the bifunctional character of Co0.83Ni0.17Se2 – a non-platinum catalyst for  reversible alkaline fuel cell
Dita Hronová (University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, CZ)

12:40–13:40  Lunch

PEM Fuel Cells & Electrolysers

Chaired by Tomáš Němec

Current challenges in designing suitable inline quality control for formed metallic bipolar plates
Leutrim Gjakova (Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, D)

Diamine crosslinking of sulfonated tetrafluoroethylene based ionomers towards improve protone conductivity of proton exchange membranes for fuel cells applications
Alba Gonda (University of the Basque Country, E)

In situ Deposition of Pt Catalyst Layers on Gas Diffusion Electrodes for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells
Meenakshi Seshadhri Garapati (Institute of Thermomechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, CZ)

Magnetron sputtering as a viable option for preparing the low-Ir-Ru-loading catalysts for PEM-WE with detailed EIS analysis
Tomáš Hrbek (Charles University Prague, CZ)

TiOx support structure and galvanic applied Ir/Ru catalysts for OER in PEMEL
Johannes Näther (University of Applied Sciences, Mittweida, D)

15:20–16:00  Coffee Break

Bosch H2 Product Portfolio
Vlastimil Šram (BOSCH)

Economic and environmental impact of hydrogen production

Chaired by Jaromír Hnát

Can success be planned? – China's path to technology leadership in green electricity and hydrogen
Viktor Müller (Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, D)

Blockchain Based Hydrogen Market (BBH2) – A paradigm-shifting innovative solution for climate-friendly and sustainable structural change
Volker Wannack (University of Applied Sciences, Mittweida, D)

Multivariate evaluation of figures of merit for renewable hydrogen production by liquid ammonia electrolysis
Jungrok Oh (Hanyang University, ROK)

Environmental Impacts Evaluation of Hydrogen Production and Transportation using the Life Cycle Assesment Method
Jiří Štefanica (ÚJV Řež, a. s., CZ)

18:30               Conference dinner


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