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  • The Hon Chris Bowen MP - Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water - Australian Government
    The Hon Chris Bowen MP
    Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and WaterAustralian Government(Pre-recorded)
  • The Hon. Penny Sharpe - Minister for Climate Change, Minister for Energy, Minister for the Environment, and Minister for Heritage - Government of New South Wales
    The Hon. Penny Sharpe
    Minister for Climate Change, Minister for Energy, Minister for the Environment, and Minister for HeritageGovernment of New South Wales
  • The Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP - Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Minister for Energy and Mining - Government of South Australia
    The Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP
    Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Minister for Energy and MiningGovernment of South Australia
  • H.E. Rachmat Kaimuddin - Deputy Minister for Infrastructure and Transportation Coordination - Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Investment of the Republic of Indonesia
    H.E. Rachmat Kaimuddin
    Deputy Minister for Infrastructure and Transportation CoordinationCoordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Investment of the Republic of Indonesia
  • Dr Juergen Friedrich - Ministerial Envoy for International Hydrogen Projects - Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Federal Republic of Germany
    Dr Juergen Friedrich
    Ministerial Envoy for International Hydrogen ProjectsFederal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Sandor Gaastra - Secretary-General - Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy,  Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Sandor Gaastra
    Secretary-GeneralMinistry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Michelle Lujan Grisham - Governor of the State of New Mexico - Government of New Mexico
    Michelle Lujan Grisham
    Governor of the State of New MexicoGovernment of New Mexico
  • Dr Sunita Satyapal - Director, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office, and DOE Hydrogen Program Coordinator - U.S. Department of Energy
    Dr Sunita Satyapal
    Director, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office, and DOE Hydrogen Program CoordinatorU.S. Department of Energy(Pre-recorded)
  • Catherine Zerger - Branch Head – Hydrogen Strategy, Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water - Australian Government
    Catherine Zerger
    Branch Head – Hydrogen Strategy, Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and WaterAustralian Government
  • Rebecca Thomson - Director, Guarantee of Origin and Trade, Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water - Australian Government
    Rebecca Thomson
    Director, Guarantee of Origin and Trade, Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and WaterAustralian Government
  • Tim Stock - Director Hydrogen and Clean Energy, Office of Energy and Climate Change within NSW Treasury - Government of New South Wales
    Tim Stock
    Director Hydrogen and Clean Energy, Office of Energy and Climate Change within NSW TreasuryGovernment of New South Wales
  • Chris Shaw - Deputy Director-General, Hydrogen, Department of Energy and Public Works - Queensland Government
    Chris Shaw
    Deputy Director-General, Hydrogen, Department of Energy and Public WorksQueensland GovernmentAPAC Advisory Board
  • Han Feenstra - Hydrogen International Program Manager - Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Han Feenstra
    Hydrogen International Program ManagerMinistry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Gary Foster - Manager, Hydrogen Programs, Hydrogen and Clean Energy Branch, Office of Energy and Climate Change - Government of New South Wales
    Gary Foster
    Manager, Hydrogen Programs, Hydrogen and Clean Energy Branch, Office of Energy and Climate ChangeGovernment of New South Wales
  • Manuel Weirich - Manager Clean Energy Programs and GreenPower, Office of Energy and Climate Change within NSW Treasury - Government of New South Wales
    Manuel Weirich
    Manager Clean Energy Programs and GreenPower, Office of Energy and Climate Change within NSW TreasuryGovernment of New South Wales
  • Dr Fiona Simon - CEO - Australian Hydrogen Council (AHC)
    Dr Fiona Simon
    CEOAustralian Hydrogen Council (AHC)
  • Martijn Coopman - Program Manager International Hydrogen Supply Chains - Port of Rotterdam
    Martijn Coopman
    Program Manager International Hydrogen Supply ChainsPort of Rotterdam
  • Vicente Pinto - Counsellor for Investment Affairs (Asia) - InvestChile
    Vicente Pinto
    Counsellor for Investment Affairs (Asia)InvestChile
  • Lucy Nation - Vice President - Hydrogen, Australia and Asia Pacific - bp
    Lucy Nation
    Vice President - Hydrogen, Australia and Asia Pacificbp
  • Andrew Horvath - Global Group Chairman - Star Scientific Limited
    Andrew Horvath
    Global Group ChairmanStar Scientific Limited
  • John Hirjee - Head of Research & Analysis, Resources, Energy & Infrastructure - ANZ Banking Group
    John Hirjee
    Head of Research & Analysis, Resources, Energy & InfrastructureANZ Banking Group
  • Adam Bacon - Regional Executive – Asia Pacific - Bloom Energy
    Adam Bacon
    Regional Executive – Asia PacificBloom Energy
  • Menno Weustink - Vice President New Energy APAC - Woodside Energy
    Menno Weustink
    Vice President New Energy APACWoodside Energy
  • Stefan Hakansson - Chief Clean Energy Officer (CCEO) - GFG Alliance
    Stefan Hakansson
    Chief Clean Energy Officer (CCEO)GFG Alliance
  • Jeremy Hasnip - Head of Energy Transition, Australia - SMBC
    Jeremy Hasnip
    Head of Energy Transition, AustraliaSMBC
  • Keisuke MIYOSHI - Director General, Hydrogen and CCS Project Department - Japan Organization for Metals and Energy Security (JOGMEC)
    Keisuke MIYOSHI
    Director General, Hydrogen and CCS Project DepartmentJapan Organization for Metals and Energy Security (JOGMEC)
  • John Gunn - Global Operations Executive – Hydrogen - Bechtel
    John Gunn
    Global Operations Executive – HydrogenBechtel
  • Mark Elliot - Hydrogen Systems Commercial Authority - Xodus
    Mark Elliot
    Hydrogen Systems Commercial AuthorityXodus
  • Damian Dwyer - Director – Policy and International Relations - Low Emission Technology Australia (LETA)
    Damian Dwyer
    Director – Policy and International RelationsLow Emission Technology Australia (LETA)
  • Samuel Morillon - Managing Director, Australia - Siemens Energy
    Samuel Morillon
    Managing Director, AustraliaSiemens Energy
  • Bharat Abhyankar - Process and HSE Engineering Leader - Black & Veatch
    Bharat Abhyankar
    Process and HSE Engineering LeaderBlack & Veatch
  • Justin Payne - Partner, Sustainable Energy Solutions - ERM
    Justin Payne
    Partner, Sustainable Energy SolutionsERM
  • Phil Richardson - General Manager Hydrogen Projects - Stanwell Corporation
    Phil Richardson
    General Manager Hydrogen ProjectsStanwell Corporation
  • Kazushige Uemura - General Manager – Hydrogen Division (Australia), Chief Representative of Melbourne Office - Iwatani Corporation
    Kazushige Uemura
    General Manager – Hydrogen Division (Australia), Chief Representative of Melbourne OfficeIwatani Corporation
  • Masao Imazato - Assistant General Manager, New Energy Business Development Department - Marubeni Corporation
    Masao Imazato
    Assistant General Manager, New Energy Business Development DepartmentMarubeni Corporation
  • Nobuaki Ebisaka - General Manager, Hydrogen Business Strategy Division - Kansai Electric Power Company Inc.
    Nobuaki Ebisaka
    General Manager, Hydrogen Business Strategy DivisionKansai Electric Power Company Inc.
  • Rafael Fejervary - Director – Hydrogen - SLB
    Rafael Fejervary
    Director – HydrogenSLB
  • Eva Druk - Delivery Manager - Technip Energies
    Eva Druk
    Delivery ManagerTechnip Energies
  • Claus Nussgruber - CEO - Utility Global
    Claus Nussgruber
    CEOUtility Global
  • David Bostic - Vice President of Business Development - Molecular Products
    David Bostic
    Vice President of Business DevelopmentMolecular Products
  • Colin Sadlier - General Manager, Clean Fuels - ATCO
    Colin Sadlier
    General Manager, Clean FuelsATCO
  • Paul Evans - Vice President – Corporate Affairs, Sustainability and Property - Orica Limited
    Paul Evans
    Vice President – Corporate Affairs, Sustainability and PropertyOrica Limited
  • Andrew Dickson - Development Director - CWP Global
    Andrew Dickson
    Development DirectorCWP Global
  • James Kim - President & CEO - Approtium
    James Kim
    President & CEOApprotium
  • Andrew Kingsmill - Executive Director, Technical Advisory Services - Energy Corporation of NSW (EnergyCo)
    Andrew Kingsmill
    Executive Director, Technical Advisory ServicesEnergy Corporation of NSW (EnergyCo)
  • Yuko Fukuma - Acting General Manager - Hydrogen Engineering Australia, Pty Ltd. (HEA)
    Yuko Fukuma
    Acting General ManagerHydrogen Engineering Australia, Pty Ltd. (HEA)
  • Daniel Kim - Chief Executive Officer - Ark Energy
    Daniel Kim
    Chief Executive OfficerArk Energy
  • Simon Byrnes - Chief Commercial Officer - Port of Newcastle
    Simon Byrnes
    Chief Commercial OfficerPort of Newcastle
  • Jo Clarke - Australia Country Manager and Bureau Chief - Argus Media
    Jo Clarke
    Australia Country Manager and Bureau ChiefArgus Media
  • Michael Ottaviano - Managing Partner - Renewable Energy APAC - ERM
    Michael Ottaviano
    Managing Partner - Renewable Energy APACERM
  • Yoshi Saito - Director, New Energy (Asia Pacific) - SLB
    Yoshi Saito
    Director, New Energy (Asia Pacific)SLB
  • Tom Campey - Chief Commercial Officer - Hysata
    Tom Campey
    Chief Commercial OfficerHysata
  • Steve Chong - Technical Specialist for Hydrogen and Process Engineering - ABB
    Steve Chong
    Technical Specialist for Hydrogen and Process EngineeringABB
  • Kohei TOYODA - Director General for Energy Transformation Strategy, Energy and Natural Resources Finance Group - Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)
    Kohei TOYODA
    Director General for Energy Transformation Strategy, Energy and Natural Resources Finance GroupJapan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)
  • Prof Alan Duffy - Pro Vice-Chancellor Flagship Initiatives - Swinburne University of Technology
    Prof Alan Duffy
    Pro Vice-Chancellor Flagship InitiativesSwinburne University of Technology
  • Alexandra McIntosh - Director | Business Development & Transactions - Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
    Alexandra McIntosh
    Director | Business Development & TransactionsAustralian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
  • Rupert Maloney - Executive Director, Alternative Fuels - Clean Energy Finance Corporation
    Rupert Maloney
    Executive Director, Alternative FuelsClean Energy Finance Corporation
  • Connie Lo - Principal Consultant - NexantECA
    Connie Lo
    Principal ConsultantNexantECA
  • Leigh Collins - Editor - Hydrogen Insight
    Leigh Collins
    EditorHydrogen Insight
  • Derek Cross - Team Lead - Gexcon Australia
    Derek Cross
    Team LeadGexcon Australia
  • Ryan Willemsen-Bell - General Manager, Future Fuels & Carbon - Origin Energy
    Ryan Willemsen-Bell
    General Manager, Future Fuels & CarbonOrigin Energy
  • Tats Kato - Head of Project Origination (ESG, Decarbonization & Infrastructure) - Sojitz
    Tats Kato
    Head of Project Origination (ESG, Decarbonization & Infrastructure)Sojitz
  • Dr Dean Bialek - Chief Officer External Affairs & Government Relations - CWP Global
    Dr Dean Bialek
    Chief Officer External Affairs & Government RelationsCWP Global
  • Kapil Maheshwari - MD & CEO - Welspun New Energy Limited
    Kapil Maheshwari
    MD & CEOWelspun New Energy Limited
  • Simon Allison - Asia Pacific Regional Director - Xodus
    Simon Allison
    Asia Pacific Regional DirectorXodus
  • Markus Thewes - Chief Commercial Officer - NSB GROUP
    Markus Thewes
    Chief Commercial OfficerNSB GROUP
  • Florence Lindhaus - Head of Hydrogen, Cluster Manager – Energy - German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce
    Florence Lindhaus
    Head of Hydrogen, Cluster Manager – EnergyGerman-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce
  • Richard Bolt - Principal - Nous Group
    Richard Bolt
    PrincipalNous Group
  • David Heard - Executive Director - Hiringa
    David Heard
    Executive DirectorHiringa
  • Neil Wang - CEO - Foton Mobility Distribution Pty Ltd
    Neil Wang
    CEOFoton Mobility Distribution Pty Ltd
  • Jody Herley - Associate Director - Business Development & Transactions - Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
    Jody Herley
    Associate Director - Business Development & TransactionsAustralian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
  • Kobad Bhavnagri - Global Head of Strategy - BloombergNEF
    Kobad Bhavnagri
    Global Head of StrategyBloombergNEF

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Summit Programme

All Timings Australian Eastern Daylight Time
SUMMIT DAY 1 SUMMIT DAY 2
08:00  -  09:00

Registration & Welcoming Networking Coffee

09:00  -  09:45

Official Opening Keynote Addresses

09:00 - 09:15 | Welcome Remarks & Welcome to Country

Elliott McGinn, Director, Sustainable Energy Council (SEC)

Raymond Weatherall, Representative, The Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council

Dr Fiona Simon, CEO, Australian Hydrogen Council

 

09:15 - 09:30 | Keynote Address

The Hon. Penny Sharpe, Minister for Climate Change, Minister for Energy, Minister for the Environment, and Minister for Heritage, Government of New South Wales

 

09:30 - 09:40 | Keynote Address

The Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Minister for Energy and Mining, Government of South Australia

 

09:40 - 09:45 | Remarks

Dr Fiona Simon, CEO, Australian Hydrogen Council

09:45  -  10:40

Session 1: Leading Hydrogen Projects Building APAC Supply Chains

Session Keynote: Accelerating Australia’s Hydrogen Industry

Lucy Nation, Vice President - Hydrogen, Australia and Asia Pacific, bp

 

Session 1: Leading Hydrogen Projects Building APAC Supply Chains

  • Latest projects & investments in APAC’s hydrogen industry
  • APAC as a central hydrogen hub supplying hydrogen to the world
  • Major opportunities for investment in APAC’s hydrogen imports
  • Latest developments on regulatory framework, production & offtake agreements
10:40  -  11:25

Networking Coffee Break

11:25  -  11:35
11:35  -  12:20

Session 2: Regional Collaboration & Trade from APAC to the World

  • Hydrogen Corridors within APAC and across the world
  • Creating resilient supply chains through regionalisation and localisation
  • Energy security and evolving geopolitics in a low carbon world
  • Shipping sunshine to the world: using renewable green fuels
12:20  -  13:30

Networking Lunch

13:30  -  13:35

Pre-recorded Keynote Address

13:35  -  14:30

Session 3: APAC Offtake Agreements Driving the Demand to Decarbonise Hard to Abate Sectors

Session Keynote: Join the GREENSTEEL Revolution

Stefan Hakansson, Chief Clean Energy Officer (CCEO), GFG Alliance

 

Session 3: APAC Offtake Agreements Driving the Demand to Decarbonise Hard to Abate Sectors

  • Hydrogen projects decarbonising heavy industry in the region steel production, mining, cement, chemicals, agriculture
  • Converting waste gases as a means to create sustainable hydrogen
  • Opportunities in power, storage, renewable energy, transportation, commercial, industrial, residential and other industrial sectors
  • Hydrogen as a clean fuel in maritime, aviation and trucking
  • Decarbonising existing transport infrastructure
14:40  -  15:25

Session 4: Financing Global Hydrogen Projects

  • Updates on Australia’s Hydrogen Headstart
    • How will Hydrogen Headstart be financed?
    • Where will investments be made?
    • What's next?
  • Global competition on subsidies: how the U.S. IRA, EU Delegated Acts and other Government support mechanisms are affecting the industry
  • Financing hydrogen’s major projects in APAC through public private sector cooperation
  • De-risking hydrogen project investments: the role of APAC financial institutions
  • Synchronising FIDs across the value chain to realise projects
  • Ensuring hydrogen projects are bankable and commercially sound
15:25  -  15:40

Spotlight Session: Central Queensland Hydrogen Project

  • Senior leaders from Central Queensland Hydrogen (CQ-H2) Project consortium
  • Project Financial Advisor appointment announcement
  • Update on Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study and progress towards a Final Investment Decision (FID)
  • Strategic partnerships across the supply chain
  • The project’s schedule to commercial operations
15:40  -  16:25

Networking Coffee Break

16:25  -  17:10

Session 5: Advancements in Infrastructure and Production to Lower the Cost of Hydrogen

  • How do the costs of production, storage and transport of hydrogen impact the value chain?
  • Hydrogen infrastructure development in APAC region: status, projects & next steps
  • Repurposing gas infrastructure for hydrogen
  • Technologies revolutionising hydrogen applications
  • Electrolyser advancements towards commercial scale-up & cost reduction
  • Grid-scale battery storage latest technologies and projects
17:10  -  18:00

Session 6: Low Carbon Hydrogen Production & CCUS

  • Leading low carbon hydrogen production projects
  • CCUS technologies enabling a quicker hydrogen market activation
  • Policies and standards to make APAC low carbon & CCUS projects competitive
  • How critical is low carbon hydrogen to meet current targets?
  • Timescales and transition pathways to future proof investments
  • The latest in CCUS technologies providing carbon for hydrogen derivatives
18:00  -  18:30

End of Summit Day 1

18:30

Evening Reception

SUMMIT DAY 1 SUMMIT DAY 2
08:00  -  09:00

Registration & Welcoming Networking Coffee

09:25  -  09:35

HERO® and Alternative Approaches to the Transition

09:35  -  09:45

The Improving Outlook for Financing Large Hydrogen Projects

09:45  -  10:40

Session 7: Harnessing Renewable Power to Position APAC as a Leader in Clean Hydrogen

  • Leading renewable hydrogen projects in the region
  • Utilising renewable power to build manufacturing hubs in APAC
  • Wind to power hydrogen production - Offshore, floating and onshore case studies: projects, timescale and latest advancements
  • Solar, Hydro & Geothermal hydrogen production opportunities
10:40  -  11:25

Networking Coffee Break

11:25  -  11:35

Shared Learnings from Space to Hydrogen

  • Hydrogen production on the moon
  • Space sciences with next-gen telescopes that engage with local communities
    • How to collaborate and gain support of these projects with the involvement of local communities
  • The importance of workforce development to further develop Australia’s space industry
11:35  -  12:20

Session 8: Hydrogen Mobility Market Development in APAC

  • Trains, trucks, buses, cars – latest projects and advances
  • Fuel Cell technology developments vs ICE
  • Hydrogen-based maritime fuels decarbonising global shipping and aviation
  • Cross-sector collaboration to develop a working hydrogen mobility system
  • Case-studies from successful mobility projects currently running
12:20  -  13:35

Networking Lunch

13:35  -  14:20

Session 9: Hydrogen Carriers: Ammonia, Methanol, LOHC, Liquid Hydrogen

  • Attractiveness and effectiveness of each carrier vs ammonia
  • Decarbonising shipping with green ammonia or methanol
  • Bunkering and ammonia storage – next steps, timelines, and projects
  • Import terminal developments
  • Projects and end-use cases decarbonising different sectors
14:30  -  15:00

Spotlight Session: Standardisation, Regulations & Certification for a Global Market

  • Mutual recognition between certification schemes to enable trade
  • Hydrogen regulations: how are governments in APAC supporting hydrogen’s deployment?
  • Leading certification schemes within APAC
  • EU criteria for green hydrogen: how will this influence standards in APAC?
  • Creating the enabling environment for hydrogen projects to flourish
  • Linking the global supply chains through harmonised regulations
15:00  -  15:45

Networking Coffee Break

15:45  -  16:40

Session 10: An Outlook for Hydrogen’s Future

  • Where could the hydrogen industry be in 5-10 years?
  • What needs to happen for the hydrogen industry to reach its mid to long term goals?
  • How can we use what we have learned so far to accelerate the industry?
  • How can governments work together to incentivise uptake across borders?
16:40

End of Asia-Pacific Hydrogen Summit

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