History of WHEC – WHEC2020 – 23rd World Hydrogen Energy Conference

The most well-known conference with several accompanying events in the field of hydrogen energy, under the auspices of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE), hosts more than several thousands of attendees from more than hundred countries and offers numerous opportunities for participants, exhibitors and sponsors to exchange scientific and market information with global leaders in business, governments and scientific communities.

The Cities which have hosted the WHEC are:


1976 – 1st WHEC, Miami Beach, USA


1978 – 2nd WHEC, Zurich – Switzerland


1980 – 3rd WHEC, Tokyo – Japan


1982 – 4th WHEC, Pasedena – USA


1984 – 5th WHEC, Toronto – Canada


1986 – 6th WHEC, Vienna – Austria


1988 – 7th WHEC, Moscow – Russia


1990 – 8th WHEC, Honolulu, USA


1992 – 9th WHEC, Paris – France


1994 – 10th WHEC, Cocoa Beach – USA


1996 – 11th WHEC, Stuttgart – Germany


1998 – 12th WHEC, Buenos Aires – Argentina


2000 – 13th WHEC, Beijing – China


2002 – 14th WHEC, Montreal – Canada


2004 – 15th WHEC, Yokohama – Japan


2006 – 16th WHEC, Lyon – France


2008 – 17th WHEC, Brisbane – Australia


2010 – 18th WHEC, Essen – Germany


2012 – 19th WHEC, Toronto – Canada


2014 – 20th WHEC, Gwangju City – South Korea


2016 – 21st WHEC, Zaragoza – Spain


2018 – 22nd WHEC, Rio de Janerio – Brazil