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Canadian Trade Office in Taipei Invites you to Hydrogen + Fuel Cells 2013 (HFC 2013) International Conference + Exhibition

Hydrogen + Fuel Cells 2013 (HFC2013) is one of the leading international events for the hydrogen and fuel cell industry. The event will be celebrating its sixth edition and will be held from June 16 – 19, 2013 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

This year's theme is “Power, Transportation & Energy Storage: An Industry on the Move”. HFC2013 will feature keynote addresses from prominent industry, academic and government speakers as well as topical parallel sessions focusing on key issues in the sector. The event will also feature an extensive exhibition where hydrogen and fuel cell companies and research institutions will demonstrate their latest efforts in hydrogen and fuel cell products.

In order to consistently promote collaboration between Canada and Taiwan in the hydrogen and fuel cells sector, the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei (CTOT) will be organizing a Taiwan Mission to HFC 2013. Delegates can participate in the conference and/or just visit the show and/or participate as an exhibitor. Facilitated by CTOT, HFC2013 Organisation, Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) has confirmed to grant Taiwan delegation to only those who register and pay in full by January 31st 2013, the CHFCA Members-only Super Early Bird Rate, $950+HST. Taiwan delegates who wish to register after January 31st will be required to pay the non-member Super Early Bird Rate of $1,025+HST (until March 31, 2013).

Canadian Trade Office in Taipei sincerely invites you to register before by January 31st for the exclusive Super Early Bird Rate same as CHFCA members to Taiwan delegates.

The proposed draft agenda for your kind information as below:

June 15 (Saturday) Arrival Vancouver

June 16 (Sunday) Registration and Trade Show move-in preparation, and

Evening: Opening Reception of HFC 2013

June 17 -19 (Mon-Wed) HFC 2013

Attend HFC2013 exhibition and conferences

- A half-day B2B to meet with Canadian companies is under plan (discussed by CHFCA and Canada Government)

June 19 PM (Wed) Off-Site Tours:

Off-site tours have been scheduled for interested HFC 2013 participants on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013.

The Tour Schedule is the following:

  1. Whistler Transit System, Hydrogen Bus Fleet Tour - Departs at 1PM
  2. UBC Clean Energy Research Centre - Departs at 2 PM
  3. Mercedes Benz Fuel Cell Production and Research Facility, Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation, & Ballard Power Systems - Departs at 2 PM
  4. Powertech Labs - Departs at 2 PM

Please find more HFC 2013 information at HFC2013.com. Delegates will be responsible for covering their own travel and accommodation expenses. CTOT will facilitate your visit program to meet with the Canadian companies of interest during your visit in Canada.

If you are interested to exhibit at HFC 2013, please kindly contact Vanessa Chen before by January 31st in order to facilitate your package discussion with CHFCA.

If you are interested to participate and visit HFC2013 with exclusive CHFCA's members-only Super Early Bird Rate to Taiwan delegation, please kindly register on-line (see the registration link below) with CTOT before by January 30.

HFC 2013 Registration form (Taiwan Delegation for HFC 2013 June 16-19)

Once receiving your registration, I will immediately contact you and inform you how to properly complete your payment and registration on HFC 2013 website by January 31 for the best rate.

Should you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Vanessa Chen, Trade Commissioner of Canadian Trade Office in Taipei by email :vanessa.chen@international.gc.ca


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