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About the 14th International Conference on Hydrogen Production (ICH2P-2023)

The 14th International Conference on Hydrogen Production (ICH2P-2023) aims to bring all researchers, scientists, academicians, industry specialists and professionals working in the hydrogen area for a common goal of hydrogen civilization. 

This international symposium serves as a forum that promulgates ideas, experience, and knowledge of fellow researchers and engineers working on hydrogen production, storage, delivery, distribution, conversion, and utilization technologies across the globe. 

ICH2P will cover various cutting-edge topics, including Conventional and Renewable Hydrogen Technologies, Hydrogen Production, Hydrogen Economy, Hydrogen Infrastructure, Hydrogen Delivery and Transportation, Hydrogen Safety and Risk Assessment, Hydrogen Storage and Materials, Hydrogen Carriers, Policy and Regulatory Frameworks for Hydrogen, Gasification, Fuel Cells, and Synthetic/Alternative Fuels. 

The symposium is intended to increase the visibility and advancement of futuristic and cleaner hydrogen technologies to generate sustainable and green hydrogen and to spread the usage of hydrogen all over the globe. Other highlights are the decarbonization and de-fossilization of energy systems with hydrogen utilization, solar hydrogen production technologies, education and training for hydrogen, and fuel cell technologies. It also addresses synthetic and alternative fuel generation, biological aspects of hydrogen production, energy, exergy, environmental and economic analyses of hydrogen technologies.

Previous successful editions of the ICH2P conference series were held at the following places: 

  1. Oshawa, Canada (2009) 
  2. Istanbul, Türkiye (2010)
  3. Thessaloniki, Greece (2011) 
  4. Seoul, South Korea (2012)
  5. Fukuoka, Japan (2014)
  6. Oshawa, Canada (2015) 
  7. Hangzhou, China (2016) 
  8. Brisbane, Australia (2017) 
  9. Zagreb, Croatia (2018) 
  10. Cluj-Napoca, România (2019) 
  11. Istanbul, Türkiye (2020) 
  12. Italy, Online Conference (2021) 
  13. Pakistan, Online Conference (2022)


About Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 to continue fulfilling QF's vision of unlocking human potential. HBKU is a homegrown research and graduate studies University that acts as a catalyst for positive transformation in Qatar and the region while having a global impact.

Located within Education City, HBKU seeks to provide unparalleled opportunities where inquiry and discovery are integral to teaching and learning at all levels utilizing a multidisciplinary approach across all focus areas. 

HBKU is committed to actively contribute to achieving the Qatar National Vision 2030 by building and cultivating human capacity through an enriching academic experience and an innovative research ecosystem. Through applying creativity to knowledge, students will have the opportunity to discover innovative solutions that are locally relevant and have a global impact.

At Hamad Bin Khalifa University – our students, faculty, staff, partners, and leadership – all share a common belief in the power of higher education and research to make a positive impact in the development of nations.

More information at www.hbku.edu.qa 

About Education City

Our flagship initiative is a campus of more than 12 square kilometers that hosts branch campuses of some of the world's leading educational institutes, a homegrown university, and other research, scholastic, and community centers. Together, these institutes make Education City a unique model of academic and research excellence, pioneering a new approach to multidisciplinary, global education and enabling breakthroughs that benefit Qatar and the rest of the world.

More information at https://www.qf.org.qa/education/education-city 

About Qatar

Qatar has been an independent sovereign state since 1971. Qatar comprises an 11,500 sq. km peninsula extending northwards into the Arabian Gulf. It has 563 km of uninterrupted coastline. The country's population stands at 2.69 million and its capital city is Doha.
Local time is GMT/ UCT + 3 hours. There are no daylight savings adjustments.

Qatar has a desert climate with year-round sunshine, very hot summers, and mild winters. Mean monthly temperatures range from 17°C in January to 36°C in July, sometimes reaching highs of 45°C+ during the summer. Rain is infrequent, falling in brief showers mainly in winter.

Capital: Doha
Population: 2.68 million
Area: 11,500 sq. km
Language: Arabic
Religion: Islam
Currency: Qatari Riyal
Power Connection: The power plugs and sockets are of type D and G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.


Karwa is the national taxi and limousine service. To book a taxi call +974 800 8294. You can pay by cash, bank card or mobile payment.
Karwa taxis can be ordered or pre-booked via the Karwa Taxi app (available on iOS and Android), or hailed from the street.
UBER taxi service is also active in Qatar.
You can use your international driving license for seven consecutive days.

The metro system has three lines (Gold, Green and Red) covering 37 stations. Trains run every 3 minutes and staff are available at every station to assist you during your journey.
You can buy a travel card at stations and then save time by topping up online or on the Qatar Rail app (iOS and Android).
All stations have elevators and all train carriages provide space for wheelchair users and pushchairs, as well as guide dog allowances. You can check the Qatar Rail website before you travel.
Free metrolink buses run useful routes within 2 - 5 km of stations.
If you are traveling to central Doha, you can take the metro to one of these stations, which are conveniently located to access the Corniche area. You can change lines at Al Bidda (Red and Green) stations and Msheireb (Red, Green and Gold)

More information at https://www.qr.com.qa/home 

Currency Exchange (March 2023)
Minor Unit: 1/100 = Dirham
●    1.00 EUR = 3.88 QAR
●    1.00 USD = 3.64 QAR
●    1.00 GBP = 4.40 QAR

More information at https://www.visitqatar.qa