Meet the person: Silke Frank
Silke Frank, otherwise known as Miss Hydrogen, has been active in the Hydrogen industry for the past 19 years. Having started out in the events sector, she has organized over 60 Hydrogen events around the globe since 2004. Between 2020 and 2022, Silke Frank and her team provided infotainment and support on all matters concerning Hydrogen to many thousands of people - digitally and interactively through webinars and 24-hour events.
She maintains one of the largest personal H2 networks, based on mutually supportive and long-standing relationships. Silke Frank is an expert and empathetic communicator and networker. She guides institutions, companies, associations and policymakers interested in Hydrogen toward a prosperous Hydrogen future. One of the things that is particularly important to her is making her clients happHY!
Nothing else in the world is so powerful as an idea whose time has come. (Victor Hugo)
Meet the entrepreneur: Hydrogen Moves GmbH
In May 2022 Silke Frank founded Hydrogen Moves GmbH. True to the company slogan 'Push the Market!', she and her colleagues ensure their clients are successful in Hydrogen through their role as independent and proactive marketers and strategic Hydrogen consultants. 'We listen, think and act alongside you and for you - both locally and internationally. Our experience, well-established connections and personal contacts around the world are channeled into your success!'
Meet the Vice President: honorary position at the German Association DWV
Since December 2020 Silke Frank has been serving at a national level as Vice President of the German Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (DWV). In December 2022, she was reelected onto the steering committee by a significant majority, confirming her appointment as Vice President. In her role she is passionate about communication, representation, member relations and bringing together the right partners.
Behind the scenes: at home in Berglen, Germany
Silke Frank lives with her husband and two sons.
In her leisure time she enjoys family time, music, gardening, nature, reading and wine.
10:30 am - 10:40 am
The yet young hydrogen industry progresses on various aspects. Examples of today's best practices in applications for electrolysis, energy autonomy and mobility are presented. The session provides today's state of the art and opens the perspective to future progress in concrete products and technologies.
02:00 pm - 02:05 pm
Green Hydrogen: Getting/Gaining Momentum
From theory to application, hydrogen finds early use cases in mobility and requires an adequate infrastructure to perform. For Germany, what is getting put in place? Where do concrete actions start and what obstacles need to be overcome? In this session DWV members present their mobility and infrastructure solutions, highlights and remaining challenges.