Sixth International Hydrail Conference

Dates: 
Thu, 07/01/2010 - Fri, 07/02/2010
Location: 
Istanbul, Turkey

The Sixth International Hydrail Conference was held on 1-2 July 2010 on the campus of Bahcesehir University in Istanbul, Turkey. The 2010 conference was generously hosted by the International Centre for Hydrogen Energy Technologies (ICHET), a project of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). For more information about the conference, download the brochure (1MB).

The Sixth International Hydrail Conference was held 1-2 July, 2010, at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference was hosted by Istanbul-based International Centre for Hydrogen Energy Technologies, Appalachian State University Energy Center (Boone, North Carolina, USA) and the Hydrogen Economy Advancement Team at the Mooresville-South Iredell Economic Development Corporation (Mooresville, North Carolina, USA).

The International Centre for Hydrogen Energy Technologies (ICHET) is a project of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) founded in Istanbul in 2004 and supported by the Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources. Its role is to to support, demonstrate and promote viable hydrogen technologies, particularly in emerging countries, so as to enhance their future economic development, prevent the widening of the energy and technology gap with the developed one while helping skipping over the fossil fuel phase.

Presentations and Speakers

Presenter Country Affiliation File
Dr. Seky Chang South Korea Korean Railway Research Institute [PDF]
Dr. Dmitry Grigorovich Russia All-Russia Institute of Rail Technology [PDF]
Dr. Mustafa Hatipoglu Turkey  International Centre for Hydrogen Energy Technologies (UNIDO-ICHET) [PDF]
Andreas Hoffrichter Germany University of Birmingham (UK) [PDF]
Jason Hoyle  USA Appalachian State University [PDF]
Tarun Huria India University of Pisa / formerly of Indian Railways [PDF]
Dr. Keiichiro Kondo Japan Chiba University [PDF]
Turgut Kumas Turkey Turkish State Railways [PDF]
Dr. Carlos Navas Spain Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking-European Commission [PDF]
Stan Thompson USA Hydrogen Economy Advancement Team [PDF]
Dr. Cecilia Wallmark  Sweden Svenska Rotor Maskiner AB [PDF]
Herbert Wancura Austria NTDA Energia [PDF]

Organizing Committee

  • Suleyman Karaman, General Manager, Turkish State Railways (TCDD), Ankara, Turkey
  • Mustafa Hatipoglu, Managing Director, UNIDO-ICHET, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Mehmet Tekin, Assistant Rector, Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey
  • Mustafa Ilicali, Head of Transportation Center, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Suha Yazici, Director of R&D, UNIDO-ICHET, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Stan Thompson, Director, International Hydrail Conference, Mooresville, NC USA
  • Jason Hoyle, Research Analyst, Appalachian State University Energy Center, Boone, NC USA

Sponsors

International Centre for Hydrogen Energy Technologies (ICHET) and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) logos TCDD logo
Hydrogen Economy Advancement Team logo GaziOsmanPasa University logo
Appalachian State University logo              ASU Energy Center logo  Bahcesehir University logo