Important dates

  • Call for abstracts opening: May 16th, 2017

  • Abstract submission deadline extended: October 2nd, 2017
  • Abstracts acceptance notification: December 20th, 2017
  • Early bird discount: January 31st, 2018
  • Conference dates: Wednesday March 14th - Friday March 16th, 2018

For more information about the Conference, download the EHEC 2018 brochure.

Call for Abstracts

*The Call for Abstracts is now closed

The Organization would like to thank all the participants for their submissions.

During the upcoming months submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the EHEC 2018 Scientific Committee and the acceptance will be notified via email by 20th December 2017.

Abstracts details

The organisation is honored to invite all international stakeholders on hydrogen and fuel cells technologies to participate in EHEC2018, which will take place in Málaga from 14th to 16th March 2018. 

EHEC 2018 Call for Abstracts included the following scientific and technological topics:

Transport topics:

  • Fuel cell components, stacks and systems
  • Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV)
  • Hydrogen Refueling Stations (HRS)
  • Aerospace, aviation, maritime and rail applications

Energy topics:

  • Hydrogen production
  • Hydrogen storage, handling and distribution
  • Fuel cell systems for CHP and UPS
  • Power to gas and Power to power
  • Portable applications

Cross-Cutting topics:

  • Codes and standards
  • Safety, Environment and Training
  • Companies, commercialization and markets strategies
  • Countries strategies, Hydrogen regions and cities

Abstracts were submitted electronically through the online abstracts submission application (closed). The abstracts template (which includes the instructions and formats for preparing the abstracts) is available here.

The submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the EHEC 2018 Scientific Committee and the acceptance will be notified via email by 20th December 2017. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Proceedings Book of the conference. Additionally, authors of accepted abstracts will have the chance to submit a full paper of their work that may be selected for publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (IJHE).

Authors are advised that abstracts will not be included in the final programme unless registration documents and payment in full have been received from at least one of the authors by 15th January 2018.

EHEC 2018 will foster the dissemination of European projects and lines of research, as well as the latest advances worldwide. 

In case you would like to organise a workshop or meeting within the frame of EHEC 2018, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Download the Call for abstracts announcement

Considering to sponsorise?

Sponsoring at EHEC 2018 is a prime opportunity to showcase your products and services to the key industry players and decision makers in FC&H2 sector.

There are numerous opportunities to raise your company's profile and build brand awareness. From conference lanyards to events, we offer many sponsorship opportunities that will enhance your corporate profile before, during and after this year's event.

Sponsorship benefits/advantages:

  • Establishes and strengthens collaboration links between the organizers and the sponsors for future activities of reciprocal interest.
  • Reduces registration fees, allowing broader participation.
  • Publicity directed at very specific targets (professionals in hydrogen and fuel cells).
  • The highlighted presence of their name and logo in all Conference-related information.
  • The chance to make patent sponsor's implication in H2&FC technologies, particularly with the organizers.
  • The benefits of sponsors accorded by the sponsorship conditions.
  • Promotion to more than 12.400 email subscribers.

  • Sponsorship overview


    18.000 €


    9.000 €


    5.000 €

    Logo with link on the homepage of the conference website  ✓  ✓  ✓
    Sponsor Announcement on the Conference website and Social media  ✓  ✓  ✓
    Logo on selected EHEC 2018 promotional material  ✓  ✓  ✓
    Logo within the EHEC 2018 Newsletter  ✓  ✓  ✓
    Sponsor special thank you in the post event Newsletter  ✓  ✓  ✓
    Logo on Conference signage as appropiate  ✓  ✓  ✓
    Logo in all printed materials  ✓  ✓  ✓
    Logo in the "Thank You to our Sponsors" in-site banner  ✓  ✓ ✓ 
    Option to enclose advertising material in the delegate bags (material to be supplied by the sponsor)

    2 company leaflets

    (A4 max   size)

    1 company leaflet

    (A4 max size)

    1 company leaflet

    (A4 max size)

    Option to include branded stationery or giveaways in the delegate bags (items to be supplied by the sponsor)  ✓    
    Exhibit Space in the Trade Fair  18 sqm  12 sqm  9 sqm
    Ad in the EHEC 2018 final Program  Full-page  Half-page  Quarter-page
    Logo in the EHEC 2018 final Program  ✓  ✓  ✓
    Full registrations  4  2  1
    Exhibitor passes (no access to scientifc and technological sessions  3  2  1
    Use of the conference name and logo for own advertising  ✓  ✓  ✓


    EHEC 2018 offers three levels sponsorship to participate in the Conference, gain relevance and visibility, brand awareness and obtain special benefits. Please check the options in the Sponsorship Guide and/or contact 

Conditions and prices

All participants must register via the Online Registration Form, available here:

Registration Rates

Early bird

(January 31st)


(March 9th)

Late/ On-site

Standard (1) 610 750 870
Students (1) (2) 400 420 460
Accompanying person (3) 70 90 100

* Prices are in € (EUROS). 21% VAT not included in these prices.

(1) Standard and Student Registration Fees include:

  • Access to all scientific sessions, poster session and Exhibition area
  • Conference material
  • Coffee breaks and lunches
  • Gala Dinner on Thursday, 15th March 2018

(2) Students are required to submit a Students Official Certificate. Please send it to after filling the registration form.

(3) Accompanying Person Fee includes access to the Gala Dinner on Thursday, 15th March 2018.

Should you have any question related to the registration procedure or payment, please contact

For other kind of questions, please contact the Organization (AeH2):

Please, read carefully the instructions below:

  • 1. General terms and Conditions

    • To use the online registration system, each user must first create a user account.

    • A personal address (Institution/Company or private) and email address for each delegate must be provided during the registration process.

    • Multiple registrations with the same email address will not be accepted by the system.

    • Please ensure the billing details are entered correctly as invoices cannot be changed later.

    • The following payments are accepted through the on-line registration system:

     -Credit card (Visa, MasterCard and American Express),
     -Bank transfer, details for which you will find on your confirmation email.

    • Confirmation of registration and invitation letters will be emailed to you once supporting documentation (passport photo page/letter from Head of Department), if applicable, and payment has been received. Please allow three working days for credit card payments, five working days for European bank transfers, and fifteen working days for foreigner's bank transfers.

  • 2. Payment Options

    Credit Card
    Please use the on-line system to register by credit card using VISA, MasterCard or American Express. Our on-line payment interface provides a Secure Website Order Page. As part of our dedication to provide secure online payment methods, we have added an extra level of security for VISA and MasterCard payments. This protects you from the unauthorised use of your credit card. 3-D Secure technology consists of the programs 'Verified by Visa' and 'MasterCard SecureCode'.
    For queries regarding on-line payments please contact or telephone: +34 954 50 66 05 (Congress department).

    Bank Transfer
    Please use the on-line system to register by bank transfer details for which can be found on your personal account. All charges due on bank transfers must be paid by the registrant. Please include the ID NUMBER / FULL NAME as reference on the bank transfer.

  • 3. Cancellations / Refunds

    Cancellations must be made in writing by email to . Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Congress Secretariat will not accept liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations. Refunds will be settled within one month of the Congress, in order to facilitate necessary organizational and logistical procedures. Cancellation of registration fees is as follows:

    • 100% of the fees paid, less 50€ administration fees, will be refunded for cancellations received before January, 30th 2018.

    • 75% of the fees paid will be refunded for cancellations received between February, 1st 2018 and February, 15th 2018

    • 25% of the fees paid will be refunded for cancellations received between February 16th 2018 and February 28th 2018.

    • No refund can be made for cancellations received after March, 1st 2018.

  • 4. Badges

    All persons attending any function of the Congress are kindly requested to wear their badges during all Congress activities. Entry will not be permitted without a badge.

  • 5. Certificates of Attendance

    Certificates of attendance will be available at the registration desks, from Wednesday, March 14th.

  • 6. Language

    English is the official Congress language. No translation will be provided.

  • 7. Visa and Letter of attestation

    Participants are requested to check with the Spanish consulate in their home country or their travel agents for visa requirements. For any questions concerning passports and visas please visit the Ministry of Foreign affairs here.

    Invitation letters to assist in visa formalities will be sent by the Organization – Spanish Hydrogen Association (AeH2) to people who request it in order to help you in obtaining the visa. It must be understood that such letters do not imply any financial support or hosting arrangement from EHEC 2018, nor a guarantee of a visa being issued. The attestation letter to assist in visa formalities will only be sent on request by e-mail and only to participants who have paid their registration fees in full.

    Should you wish to receive a letter, please note that your request must be registered as early as possible sending an e-mail to the Organization – AeH2 ( before January 15th, 2018 in case it has not been requested at the time of registration.


The Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Málaga –Fycma- has been conceived as a strategic place for business with the vocation to become a leading referral center for conventions and fair activities in the national and international arena, currently leading the conventions business among countries in the Mediterranean basin.

The functional and avant-garde design of the Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Málaga, together with its technological facilities, converts it into a business center of national reference, in which 1,300 events have taken place throughout its time of activity. 

Fycma is sited 5 minutes away from Pablo Ruiz Picasso Málaga international airport, to just a few minutes from the historic downtown area of Malaga.

It is a functionally designed, contemporary building of 60,000 m², uniting the Málaga tradition with the avant-garde style of the 21st century. It has an exhibition area of 17,000 m² distributed in two pavilions, two auditoriums, two conference halls, an exhibition hall, fifteen multi-purpose meeting rooms, three catering areas and a parking area with a capacity for 1,200 vehicles.

Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Málaga website

How to get there

Gala Dinner

On Thursday, the schedule includes a Gala Dinner at the Automobile and Fashion Museum, a unique museum in the world! 

The Automobile and Fashion Museum is located in an emblematic building from the City of Málaga, popularly known as “La Tabacalera”. The Museum exposes an extraordinary private collection of 6,000 square meters, which describes the artistic and historical evolution since the end of the nineteenth century through 13 thematic rooms. A space that occupies a place in the Top Ten of Museums of Spain, and is the Nº1 in Tripadvisor ranking of "Things to do in Malaga". 

Almost a hundred exclusive vehicles restored to the highest level, more than 200 Haute Couture pieces and Contemporary Art installations, where you can find a variety of emblematic brands such as Mercedes, Hispano Suiza, Bugatti, Bentley, Rolls-Royce or Ferrari. Upholstered in ostrich and mink fur, precious woods, Lalique mascot, mother-of-pearl dashboard, ivory and silver handles, and unpublished custom engines. 

In addition, Maga Sublime Collection by Automobile and Fashion Museum shows the evolution of Haute Couture in the 20th Century through 7 exhibitions: "From Mariano Fortuny to Galliano", "Trilogy", "The Cocktail of the Forest", the wide collection of hats Vintage "From Balenciaga to Schiaparelli", "Fashion Victim", "Apotheosis" and "Too Much is never enough". 

A waste of glamour and elegance.

Automobile and Fashion Museum website

  • How to get there

    The Automobile Museum of Malaga is located in the emblematic building of La Tabacalera, in Sor Teresa Prat Avenue 15.

    • EMT Bus Lines  7, 15  and 40 have stops at the door of La Tabacalera and its surroundings.
    • The Green Line of the Málaga tourist bus.
    • The Metro Line 110 “Benalmadena Costa – Málaga” and the commuter train from Fuengirola to María Zambrano Station interconnecting with any of the previous EMT lines.
    • In the Metro Line 2 from the El Perchel stop to Princess-Huelin stop in just 3 minutes.

Side events

On the occasion of EHEC 2018, Centro Nacional del Hidrógeno (CNH2) organizes an Open Doors Days for the congress attendees, as a parallel event.

Thanks to our excellent communication by high speed train (AVE) from Madrid, Seville and Malaga, during 12th and 13th March you can visit the facilities and laboratories of CNH2 in Puertollano, where you can also arrange B2B meetings with the person in charge of each R&D lines of CNH2.

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