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23. - 28. January 2011

Seminar- und Wellnesshotel Stoos, Switzerland


The 5th symposium “Hydrogen & Energy” serves as an information platform of the fundamental science and the frontiers of research in Sciences and Technology of Hydrogen & Energy (Hydrogen Production, Hydrogen Storage, Hydrogen Applications, Theory and Modelling, Fuel Cells, Metal Hydride Batteries, Functional Materials).


The 5th symposium “Hydrogen & Energy” follows the 4th symposium on 24. – 29. January 2010 in Wildhaus with more than 80 participants. It serves as an information platform of the fundamental science and technology and the frontiers of research on hydrogen and energy.
The symposium consists of invited keynote lectures reviewing the key elements of the hydrogen cycle, i.e. the hydrogen production, hydrogen storage and hydrogen combustion and fuel cells. Furthermore, contributions on the conversion of renewable energy in general and energy carriers beside and beyond hydrogen are very welcome. The world leading experts present the current research challenges and most important results in invited and contributing talks. Early stage and experienced researchers present their newest results and the open questions on posters as well as in a one slide presentation.
The conference will take place in the seminar hotel Stoos, 1'272 m above sea level in the Swiss mountains. The hotel is the centre of a splendid, quiet region and offers, beside the scientific program, relaxing moments as well as plenty of sport activities. Please register for the accommodation in addition to the symposium directly by fax at the hotel with the hotel registration form

The number of participants is limited to 100.

Please indicate in your registration whether you prefer to present a poster or a talk. Note that oral presentation might not be possible for everybody. In this case the author will be notified.
Please send an abstract (max. A4 page as MS Word file; with this template) by e-mail to before October 15, 2010.

Accommodation (all meals included; special rates, see details (PDF) and hotel registration form) has to be charged at the Hotel.


Invited Speakers

Ib Chorkendorff, Denmark
Frank de Bruijn, The Netherlands
Paul Ekins, Great Britain
Koji Hashimoto, Japan
Björn Hauback, Norway
Katsuhiko Hirose, Japan
Wiebke Lohstroh, Germany
Chikashi Nishimura, Japan
Shin-Ichi Orimo, Japan
Toshiya Otomo, Japan
Hirohisa Uchida, Japan