10:00 - 16:30


Michelin Reifenwerke AG & Co. KGaA - Werk Homburg
66424 Homburg (Germany)

French and German

Automotive Day 2022: Market ramp-up of fuel cells and hydrogen technologies


The event will take place in presence. The conference language is French and German. Simultaneous translation will be provided.



Companies and research institutes with expertise in the field of hydrogen and fuel cells are cordially invited to present these in the exhibition area of the event.



08.00 Uhr
Build up of exhibition area

09.00 Uhr
Registration of participants, visit to the exhibition

10.00 Uhr
Opening, lecture programme Introduction and welcome
Dr. Pascal Strobel ( und Vincent Carel (CCI Grand Est)

10.10 Uhr
Greetings Anke Rehlinger
Minister for Economic Affairs, Labour, Energy and Transport of the Saarland

10.20 Uhr
Fuel cell as a main pillar of the ‘beyond tyre policy’ of Michelin
Valerie Bouillon-Delporte, Hydrogen ecosystem Director & President of Hydrogen Europe at Michelin

10.40 Uhr
Bosch fuel cell solutions for mobility applications
Dr.-Ing. Alexander Klonczynski, Vice President Manufacturing, Bosch

11.00 Uhr
Cross border production policy of fuel cell and its components
Christophe Schramm, Vice President Marketing and Communication, Symbio (tbc)

11.15 Uhr
DinamHyse – Hydrogen strategy in Grand Est / France
Nicolas Quéromès, Filière hydrogène, University of Lorraine

11.30 Uhr
Hydrogen-Pitch-Session (3 Minutes each)

12.30 Uhr
Lunch, networking and visit to the exhibition

13.30 Uhr
Panel discussion Hydrogen: Opportunities and risks in the automotive industry
Dr. Martin J. Thul, Commercial Vehicle Cluster Südwests, Rhineland-Palatinat
Anthony Auert, Cluster Manager AutoMobility, Luxinnovation
Prof. Dr. Rainer Müller, Zentrum für Mechatronik (ZeMA), University of Saarland
Nicolas Quéromès, Filière hydrogène, University of Lorraine
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Pierre Duysinx, University of Liège

14.30 Uhr
Visit to the exhibition and networking

15.20 Uhr
Summary and closing remarks

15.30 Uhr
Site Visits (Michelin, Schaeffler, Bosch)
The site visits present the respective, local production plant without a special focus on fuel cell and hydrogen technology.

16.30 Uhr
End of event


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