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The CHFCA and members to participate at hy-fcell conference and trade fair in Vancouver

Jun, 1 2023

VANCOUVER – The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) and its members are pleased to participate in the upcoming hy-fcell conference and trade fair in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 5-7, 2023.

CHFCA chair Sabina Russell and president and CEO Ivette Vera-Perez will be presenting in the opening plenary session on June 6.

With the support of the Government of Canada, the CHFCA will organize and host the Canada Pavilion in the trade fair at hy-fcell.  Ballard Power Systems, Ekona Power, Geoscience BC, Illuming Power, and Edmonton Global will join the pavilion as co-exhibitors.

In partnership with MNP, the CHFCA will also be hosting a workshop on June 6 at 2:00 pm Pacific to discuss considerations around the social license for the domestic and export scale-up of hydrogen energy adoption. Sharing insights from First Nations, government, industry, and academia, the presentations and related dialogue will serve to examine how social license has evolved, and highlight successful practices that can be built upon and opportunities for new approaches. Moderated by Clint Abbott and Lacey Shandro of MNP, the workshop will feature the following speakers:

  • Andrea Frisque, British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Sabina Russell, HTEC
  • Houston Barnaby, Indigenous Treaty Partners
  • Tyler Westover, City of Maple Ridge
  • Amandeep Garcha, Natural Resources Canada
  • Elicia Maine, Simon Fraser University

Be sure to register now for the conference here.

About the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA)

The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) is a national association that supports industry, academia, government agencies, financial organizations and other stakeholders focused on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and products. As the collective voice of Canada’s world-leading hydrogen and fuel cell sector, the CHFCA’s mission is to strengthen Canadian leadership, raise awareness of the benefits of the technology, and accelerate the adoption of its members’ products and services in Canada and abroad. The CHFCA has nearly 200 members across Canada and regional affiliates in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and Ontario. You can also follow CHFCA on Twitter at @PoweringNow or visit for more information.

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