AGENDA

09:00

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

09:10

OPENING MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Government of South Australia keynote address

Hon Tom Koutsantonis MP, Minister for Energy and Mining, Government of South Australia

09:30

South Australia’s hydrogen journey

Sam Crafter, Chief Executive Officer, Office of Hydrogen Power South Australia

09:50

The Hydrogen Headstart Program

Alexandra McIntosh, Investment Director, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

This concludes our joint Plenary session. Concurrent sessions starting after the refreshment break:

  • 8th Australian Hydrogen Conference
  • South Australia Energy Developments Conference

10:10

Networking and refreshment break

10:50

STATE GOVERNMENT KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Western Australia’s hydrogen journey

Jessica Shaw MLA, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier; Minister for State and Industry, Development, Jobs and Trade; Public Sector Management; Federal-State Relations, Government of Western Australia

11:10

The A Future Made in Australia Act and its implications for Australian investment in hydrogen

11:30

Enabling Australia’s Hydrogen Industry through Research, Development & Demonstration

Dr Patrick Hartley, Leader, CSIRO Hydrogen Industry Mission, CSIRO

11:50

Update on Hydrogen Park SA

Craig de Laine, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

12:10

Securing long-term markets for Australia’s hydrogen future

Paul Evans, Vice President Corporate Affairs, Sustainability, Government and Property, Orica

12:50

Lunch and networking break

13:50

QUICK-FIRE SHOWCASE | Investing in hydrogen mobility

Scott Nargar, Senior Manager Future Mobility & Government Relations, Hyundai Motor Company Australia
Andrew Willis, Manager of Carbon Policy, Toyota Motor Corporation

Joint Q&A

14:20

PANEL DISCUSSION | Challenges facing transmission networks in meeting demand for hydrogen and renewables

Simon Emms, Chief Executive Officer, Electranet

14:50

Hydrogen Supply Chain Mapping and Gap Analysis

Denise Loftus, Industry Development Manager, Manufacturing, Department for Industry, Innovation and Science (SA)

15:20

Networking and refreshment break

15:50

AMP Energy’s Cape Hardy Green Energy Project

Thyl Kint, Project Director Cape Hardy Green Hydrogen, Amp Energy

16:10

The plans for bilateral trading in hydrogen initiatives, using Germany’s H2Global organisation

Timo Bollerhey, Chief Executive, HINT.CO (Hydrogen Intermediary Company GmbH)

16:30

Closing remarks from the Chair

16:35

Networking Function

09:00

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

09:10

PANEL DISCUSSION | Working with first nations peoples to develop regional projects

Nick Llewellyn-Jones, Principal, Norman Waterhouse

09:50

Housing needs to meet workforce demands

Justin Commons, Chief Executive Officer, Whyalla City Council

10:10

The Evergreen hydrogen project.

Jørn Hammer, Partner and Head of CIP Australia, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

10:30

Networking and refreshment break

11:00

PANEL DISCUSSION | Investment considerations for Australia’s hydrogen industry

11:30

PANEL DISCUSSION | The outlook for green iron and steel production

Tim Dobson, Chief Executive Officer, Magnetite Mines

12:00

Update on the CQ Hydrogen Project

Steve Quilter, Executive General Manager Growth and Future Energy, Stanwell Corporation

12:20

The H2RESTORE green hydrogen production and storage project

Tim Jessen, Chief Executive Officer, Lochard Energy

12:40

Lunch and networking break

13:40

Update on the Eyre Peninsula Gateway Project

Dr Attilio Pigneri, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Hydrogen Utility (H2U)

14:00

Natural Hydrogen opportunities for South Australia

Neil McDonald, Managing Director, Gold Hydrogen

14:20

Plans for the Northern Water Supply Project

Jeremy Conway, Executive Director, Infrastructure SA

14:40

Greenhill Energy’s proposed waste-to-hydrogen facility

Nicholas Mumford, Executive Managing Director, Greenhill Energy

15:00

Networking and refreshment break 

15:30

Hydrogen Portland Project

Geoffrey Drucker, Managing Director, Countrywide Hydrogen

15:50

Update on the Bell Bay Powerfuels project

Michael van Baarle, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ABEL Energy

16:10

PANEL DISCUSSION | Port & Logistics

16:40

Closing remarks from the Chair & END OF CONFERENCE