VANCOUVER, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX: BLD) announced that Dr. Christopher Guzy, Chief Technology Officer will present at the 11 th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 16th at 2pm PT. Dr. Guzy will provide an update on the business and discuss Ballard's strategy within key fuel cell growth markets. A link to the live audio and slide webcast will be available at www.ballard.com. In addition, playback of the webcast will be available for approximately 90 days following the conference. About Ballard Power Systems Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD) (NASDAQ: BLDP) provides clean energy fuel cell products enabling optimized power systems for a range of applications. Products are based on proprietary esencia™ technology, ensuring incomparable performance, durability and versatility. To learn more about Ballard, please visit www.ballard.com. Further Information Public Relations: Guy McAree, +1.604.412.7919, firstname.lastname@example.org Investor Relations: Lori Rozali, +1.604.412.3195, email@example.com SOURCE Ballard Power Systems Inc.