AGENDA

09:00

Welcome to Country

Isaac Hannam, Proud Southern-Kaurna and Ngarrindjeri man

09:05

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Dr Vicky Au, Decarbonisation Director APAC, Wood

09:15

OPENING MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Government of South Australia keynote address

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

09:35

South Australia’s hydrogen journey

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

09:55

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

10:15

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

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | A Future Made in Australia

Luke Yeaman, Deputy Secretary, Macroeconomic Group, Department of the Treasury

11:30

Fortescue’s hydrogen ambitions

Angela Walker, Group Manager Commercial AENZ, Fortescue

11:50

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

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

12:10

Enabling hydrogen from an industry perspective

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

12:30

Lunch and networking break

13:30

Fuel reinvented: Bringing synthetic fuels to South Australia

Chris Sim, Commercial Director, Zero Petroleum

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
Gemma Harrison, Hydrogen Business Development Manager, Ampol
Sandra Lau, Head of Hydrogen & EVs, Viva Energy Australia
Joint Q&A

14:40

Large scale hydrogen production for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (e-SAF)

Dr Amy Philbrook, Australasian Hydrogen Technical Lead, Arup

15:00

Challenges facing transmission networks in meeting demand for hydrogen and renewables

Simon Emms, Chief Executive Officer, Electranet

15:20

Networking and refreshment break

15:50

Hydrogen Supply Chain Mapping and Gap Analysis

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

16:10

AMP Energy’s Cape Hardy Green Energy Project

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

16:30

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

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

16:50

Closing remarks from the Chair

16:55

Networking Function

09:00

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Simon Huxley, Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Melissa Grinter, Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

09:10

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

Sonja Dare, Chairperson, Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC
Jason Bilney, Deputy Chairperson, Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC
Taara Kennedy, Special Counsel, Norman Waterhouse
Moderator: Nick Llewellyn-Jones, Principal, Norman Waterhouse

09:50

The Future Made in Australia Innovation Fund and its implications for Australian investment in hydrogen

Matt Walden, Partner, Deloitte Financial Advisory

10:10

Housing needs to meet workforce demands

Justin Commons, Chief Executive Officer, Whyalla City Council

10:30

Networking and refreshment break

11:00

Powering Progress: Strategies for Successful Hydrogen Development

Kim Enkelaar, Hydrogen Development Director, Tasmanian Government

11:20

TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE | Technology Showcase from CIMC ENRIC

Shirley Shi, Business Manager, CIMC ENRIC

11:35

PANEL DISCUSSION | The outlook for green iron and steel production

Wayne Harris, General Manager – Business Development and Planning, GFG Global
Tim Dobson, Chief Executive Officer, Magnetite Mines
Dr Changlong Wang, Research Fellow, Monash University

12:05

Update on the CQ Hydrogen Project

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

12:25

Lunch and networking break

13:30

The H2RESTORE green hydrogen production and storage project

Tim Jessen, Chief Executive Officer, Lochard Energy

13:50

Scaling Up Green Hydrogen and Green Ammonia Projects in Australia

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

14:10

Natural Hydrogen opportunities for South Australia

Neil McDonald, Managing Director, Gold Hydrogen

14:30

Plans for the Northern Water Supply Project

Jeremy Conway, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure SA

14:50

Networking and refreshment break 

15:20

Greenhill Energy’s proposed waste-to-hydrogen facility

Nicholas Mumford, Executive Managing Director, Greenhill Energy

15:40

Hydrogen Portland Project

Geoffrey Drucker, Managing Director, Countrywide Hydrogen

16:00

Update on the Bell Bay Powerfuels project

Michael van Baarle, Executive Chairman, ABEL Energy

16:20

Closing remarks from the Chair & END OF CONFERENCE