• THE AUSTRALIAN HYDROGEN CONFERENCE 2022

    31 May – 1 June 2022
    Adelaide Convention Centre

    Transforming Australia into THE hydrogen superpower

    In Partnership With: AUSTRALIAN HYDROGEN COUNCIL

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Join us for the Australian Hydrogen Conference, which brings together the hydrogen sector’s most eminent energy leaders to explore the latest emerging projects, challenges, opportunities and lessons and help shape the future of this rapidly expanding sector across the nation and overseas.

Building on our highly successful event in 2021, the Australian Hydrogen Conference brings together key industry leaders and stakeholders to share the latest insights to ensure you’re prepared for the opportunities that 2022 will bring:

  • Reconnect, re-engage and meet again face to face with hundreds of hydrogen and energy executives from across Australia
  • Make new personal connections with the overseas delegations that will be attending from Asia and Europe who are looking to secure hydrogen supplies
  • Learn about the very latest advances in technologies that are fast tracking the hydrogen transition – Hear first-hand about the up to the minute developments of the many leading hydrogen projects from all parts of the country
  • Come away from the event armed with the latest knowledge and key business insights into this new multibillion dollar industry for Australia

This conference – which has the full backing of the Australian Hydrogen Council – is THE key meeting place for Australia’s emerging hydrogen industry. By attending the official Australian Hydrogen Conference you will hear firsthand about the major developments and see what Australia’s hydrogen future looks like.

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Lead Knowledge Partner & Welcome Reception Sponsor
German Government International Event Partner
Lead Bank Sponsor
Event Partner
Gala Dinner Sponsor
Gold Sponsors
Supporting Sponsor
Technology Showcase Sponsors

Lunch Sponsors
Networking Drinks Sponsors
Lanyard Sponsor

PARTNERS

SPEAKERS

The Hon Peter Malinauskas MP
Premier,
Government of South Australia

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

The Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC
Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry, Government of Western Australia

Dr Alan Finkel AC
Special Adviser to the Australian Government on Low Emissions Technology

Richard Day
Director Strategy, Policy and Communications – Growth State and Low Carbon Transition Division, Department for Energy and Mining – South Australian Government

Dr Fiona Simon
Chief Executive Officer,
Australian Hydrogen Council

David Parker AM
Chair & Chief Executive Officer,
Clean Energy Regulator

Maia Schweizer
Director Western States,
Fortescue Future Industries

Holger Lösch
Deputy Director General and Member of the Executive Board,
Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Dr. Bettina Hübschen
Program Lead Energy and Raw Material,
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG

Timo Bollerhey
Executive Director of HINT.CO GmbH,
Managing Partner of H2 Global Advisory GmbH

Dr Stefan Kaufmann
Innovation Commissioner for Green Hydrogen, Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF)

Dr Christine Falken-Grosser
Head of Division for Climate and Energy Cooperation with Industrialized Countries, Hydrogen Initiatives, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

Brett Woods
President Midstream & Clean Fuels,
Santos

James Hamilton
Technology Innovation Lead,
BayWa r.e.

Alexandra McIntosh
Director Business Development & Transactions, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Chris Page
Head of Future Technologies, Bluescope

Tim Rogers
General Manager Australia,
Trafigura

Dr Stuart Walsh
Senior Lecturer in Resources Engineering, Monash University

Michael Calvert
Sales Director, Energy Industries Division, ABB Australia

Kylee Unwin
Global Strategy & Markets Leader,
GHD

Quentin Roberts
Co-Cluster Manager & Founder,
South Australian Hydrogen Hubs Inc. (SA-H2H™)

Elise Ring
Head of Future Fuels, Export and Infrastructure, Origin Australia

Steve Davies
Chief Executive Officer,
Australian Pipelines & Gas Association

Salah Mahdy
Global Director – Hydrogen,
Howden

Chris Shaw
Deputy Director-General – Hydrogen, Department of Energy and Public Works (QLD)

Nicholas Mumford
Co-Cluster Manager & Founder,
South Australian Hydrogen Hubs Inc. (SA-H2H™)

Daniel Schneke
Business Execution Director & Head of Sales,
ROSEN Australia Pty Ltd

Elinor Alexander
Director Geoscience and Exploration at South Australian Department for Energy and Mining

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

Martin Van Der Merwe
Director Sustainability and Decarbonization, Asia Pacific, Emerson Automation Solutions

Tim Stock
Director, Hydrogen and Clean Energy, NSW Office of Energy and Climate Change

Associate Professor Joshua Newton
Associate Dean – Research in the Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University

Brent Merrick
Executive General Manager – International and New Business,
Ampol

Jeremy Stone
Director, J-Power Latrobe Valley Pty Ltd

Scott Nargar
Senior Manager of Future Mobility & Government Relations, Hyundai Motor Company Australia

Professor Caroline McMillen
Chief Scientist of South Australia; Interim Chair, Scaling Green Hydrogen CRC Bid

Matt Macleod
Manager – Energy Solutions, New Business Solutions, Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited

Anna Collyer
Chair, Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

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

Tomohide Miyata
Executive Vice President,
ENEOS Corporation

Emelia Addo-Appiah
Strategic Initiatives Manager,
Standards Australia

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Alexander Michaelis
Institute Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

Justin Payne
Partner, ERM (Environmental Resources Management Australia Pty Ltd)

Raymond Schmid
Vice President Sales & Marketing (EMEA-Oceania), Nel Hydrogen

Eliza Bartlett
Head of Legal – Energy,
EnergyAustralia

Mendo Kundevski
Director of Energy Transition,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

Livio Salvestro
Sales and Applications Director,
Howden APAC

Jeremy Hasnip
Head of Energy Transition and Head of Power & Renewables, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

John Hirjee
Head of Research & Analysis, Resources, Energy & Infrastructure,
ANZ

Som Shantanu
Engineering Leader for Asia,
GE Gas Power

Arnout van Lent
Head of New Energy, Asia-Pacific,
Woodside

Lucy Nation
Vice President Low Carbon Solutions, Asia Pacific at bp

Alana Barlow
National Hydrogen Commercialisation Manager, Sumitomo Australia

Nick Smith
Executive Director, Growth and Low Carbon Division, Department for Energy and Mining (SA)

Dr Vicky Au
Engagement & Strategy Lead,
CSIRO

Rupert Maloney
Head of Hydrogen Investment,
Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

AGENDA

07:45

Registration and Morning Coffee

08:30

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Dr Fiona Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Hydrogen Council

08:40

GOVERNMENT OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA KEYNOTE | Government of South Australia Ministerial address

The Hon Peter Malinauskas MP, Premier, Government of South Australia

09:00

South Australia’s hydrogen initiatives

Richard Day, Director Strategy, Policy and Communications – Growth State and Low Carbon Transition Division, Department of Energy and Mining (SA)

09:20

PANEL DISCUSSION | The latest hydrogen developments from across Australia

The Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC, Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry, Government of Western Australia
Richard Day, Director Strategy, Policy and Communications – Growth State and Low Carbon Transition Division, Department of Energy and Mining (SA)
Chris Shaw, Deputy Director-General – Hydrogen, Department of Energy and Public Works (QLD)
Tim Stock, Director, Hydrogen and Clean Energy, NSW Office of Energy and Climate Change

09:50

KEYNOTE | The potential for Australian hydrogen export and hydrogen’s role in achieving our 2050 net-zero emissions target

Dr Alan Finkel AC, Special Adviser to the Australian Government on Low Emissions Technology

10:05

Networking and refreshment break

10:35

Santos’ hydrogen ambitions

Brett Woods, President Midstream & Clean Fuels, Santos

11:15

PANEL DISCUSSION | Investments in the hydrogen sector

Rupert Maloney, Head of Hydrogen Investment, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)
Alexandra McIntosh, Director Business Development & Transactions, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Jeremy Hasnip, Head of Energy Transition and Head of Power & Renewables, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

11:45

How financial institutions can provide competitive sources of capital to make the hydrogen sector a reality

Jeremy Hasnip, Head of Energy Transition and Head of Power & Renewables, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

12:05

KEYNOTE | Update on ENEOS Corporation’s hydrogen plans

Tomohide Miyata, Executive Vice President, ENEOS Corporation

12:25

The future hydrogen industry: Putting the framework in place for the emergence of the industry, and reforming the rules to allow hydrogen and electrolysers to support the grid in the future

Anna Collyer, Chair, Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

12:40

Lunch and networking break

13:40

Remarks from the Chair

Dr Vicky Au, Engagement & Strategy Lead, CSIRO

13:45

Global and APAC hydrogen market updates and outlooks

Mendo Kundevski, Director of Energy Transition, S&P Global Commodity Insights

14:05

KEYNOTE | Future of German-Australian cooperation on hydrogen

Dr Stefan Kaufmann, Innovation Commissioner for Green Hydrogen, Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF)
Dr Christine Falken-Grosser, Head of Division for Climate and Energy Cooperation with Industrialized Countries, Hydrogen Initiatives, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

14:20

PANEL DISCUSSION | The benefits and opportunities of the Australian-German Supply Chain

Holger Lösch, Deputy Director General and Member of the Executive Board, Federation of German Industries (BDI)
Dr. Bettina Hübschen, Program Lead Energy and Raw Material, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG
Timo Bollerhey, Executive Director, HINT.CO GmbH, Managing Partner, H2 Global Advisory GmbH

14:50

Woodside’s new energy journey

Arnout van Lent, Head of New Energy, Asia-Pacific, Woodside

15:10

Networking and refreshment break

15:40

The challenges and opportunities facing the scaling up of green hydrogen

Professor Caroline McMillen, Chief Scientist of South Australia; Interim Chair, Scaling Green Hydrogen CRC Bid

PROJECT SHOWCASE

15:55

EnergyAustralia’s hydrogen ambitions: an update on the Tallawarra B power station

Eliza Bartlett, Head of Legal – Energy, EnergyAustralia

16:05

Origin Energy’s hydrogen plans

Elise Ring, Head of Future Fuels, Export and Infrastructure, Origin Australia

16:15

Trafigura’s Port Pirie hydrogen plant

Tim Rogers, General Manager Australia, Trafigura

16:25

Joint project showcase Q&A

TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

Hear from some leading companies working at the forefront of this industry in developing technological break throughs, that will help propel the Australian Hydrogen industry forward. These Technology Showcases provide an opportunity for a number of 10-minute sessions, showcasing the latest in innovation and or service.

16:35

How to move to a demand led model for hydrogen

Michael Calvert, Sales Director, Energy Industries Division, ABB Australia

16:45

Pipeline Integrity and the Transition of existing Pipelines to Hydrogen

Daniel Schneke, Head of Sales, ROSEN Australia Pty Ltd

16:55

Fast-Tracking your Hydrogen Project

Martin Van Der Merwe, Director Sustainability and Decarbonization, Asia Pacific, Emerson Automation Solutions

17:05

High temperature electrolysis – the best technology for green hydrogen

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Alexander Michaelis, Institute Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

17:25

Joint technology showcase Q&A

17:35

Green Hydrogen at Grid Scale: Latest Developments on Electrolysis Supply Chain

Raymond Schmid, Vice President Sales & Marketing (EMEA-Oceania), Nel Hydrogen

17:45

Heavy mobility in Australia – Hydrogen opportunities and learnings from the UK and Europe

Justin Payne, Partner, ERM (Environmental Resources Management Australia Pty Ltd)

17:55

Howden’s hydrogen initiatives

Livio Salvestro, Sales and Applications Director, Howden APAC
Salah Mahdy, Global Director – Hydrogen, Howden

18:05

Joint technology showcase Q&A

18:15

Closing remarks from the Chair

18:20

Networking Drinks Function

19:30

GALA DINNER

08:50

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Nick Smith, Executive Director, Growth and Low Carbon Division, Department for Energy and Mining (SA)

09:00

The importance of social licence

Dr Fiona Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Hydrogen Council

09:15

PANEL DISCUSSION | How the hydrogen sector can gain social licence

Dr Fiona Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Hydrogen Council
Associate Professor Joshua Newton, Associate Dean – Research in the Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University
Dr Kim Beasy, Research Fellow, VH2, Swinburne University of Technology

09:45

Fortescue Future Industries’ green hydrogen ambitions

Maia Schweizer, Director Western States, Fortescue Future Industries

10:00

Unlocking the hydrogen opportunity – a domestic market perspective

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

10:20

The need for hydrogen certification

David Parker AM, Chief Executive Officer & Chair, Clean Energy Regulator

10:35

Hydrogen technology standards update

Emelia Addo-Appiah, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Standards Australia

10:50

The applications of ammonia in the hydrogen supply chain

Senior Representative, Ammonia Energy Association

11:05

Networking and refreshment break

11:35

How make a transition to zero-carbon green steel feasible – a Bluescope perspective

Chris Page, Head of Future Technologies, BlueScope

11:50

Natural hydrogen exploration in South Australia

Elinor Alexander, Director Geoscience and Exploration, South Australian Department for Energy and Mining

12:05

The emergence of Hydrogen – stability, safety, reliability and integration

How can we ensure a stable transition to a safe and reliable Hydrogen industry with the appropriate integration and support across industry and government?

Brent Merrick, Executive General Manager – International and New Business, Ampol

12:25

ANZ hydrogen initiatives

John Hirjee, Head of Research & Analysis, Resources, Energy & Infrastructure, ANZ

12:45

Lunch and networking break

13:45

Remarks from the Chair

Dr Fiona Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Hydrogen Council

13:50

Advancing the global energy transition with hydrogen as an enabler

The role of powergeneration in addressing climate change, balancing the right fuel mix towards a low or near zero carbon power, hydrogen as a viable option for decarbonization.

Som Shantanu, Engineering Leader for Asia, GE Gas Power

14:10

Insights to accelerate integrated hydrogen hubs

Kylee Unwin, Global Strategy & Markets Leader, GHD

14:30

Gladstone as a Hydrogen Economy: Create, Customise and Cultivate

In this topic, we will cover Sumitomo’s approach to facilitating a hydrogen economy, at all levels of the value chain, as we are doing this in Gladstone. It will cover partnerships (Rio Tinto), completed Stakeholder Engagement study we undertook, demonstrations, and our approach on domestic first utilization.

Alana Barlow, National Hydrogen Commercialisation Manager, Sumitomo Australia

14:50

Australian transition towards a renewable gas future

Steve Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Pipelines & Gas Association

15:05

SA-H2H’s efforts to scale up the hydrogen supply-chain in South Australia

Quentin Roberts, Co-Cluster Manager & Founder, South Australian Hydrogen Hubs Inc. (SA-H2H™)
Nicholas Mumford, Co-Cluster Manager & Founder, South Australian Hydrogen Hubs Inc. (SA-H2H™)

15:20

The Hydrogen Economic Fairways Tool (HEFT)

Dr Stuart Walsh, Senior Lecturer in Resources Engineering, Monash University

15:35

Networking and refreshment break

16:05

PANEL DISCUSSION | Hydrogen mobility

Scott Nargar, Senior Manager of Future Mobility & Government Relations, Hyundai Motor Company Australia
Matt Macleod, Manager – Energy Solutions, New Business Solutions, Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited
Senior Representative, GHD

PROJECT SHOWCASE

16:35

Update on the Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain project

Jeremy Stone, Director, J-Power Latrobe Valley Pty Ltd

16:45

Pipeline Integrity and the Transition of existing Pipelines to Hydrogen

Daniel Schneke, Business Execution Director & Head of Sales, ROSEN Australia Pty Ltd

16:55

Operational insights and lessons learnt on green hydrogen: The SinneWetterstof Hydrogen Pilot Project

James Hamilton, Technology Innovation Lead, BayWa re

17:05

Joint project showcase Q&A

17:15

Closing remarks from the Chair & END OF CONFERENCE

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Networking Events

SITE TOUR | MONDAY 30th MAY 2022

The 30-minute site tours of the facility by AGN provides an overview of how renewable hydrogen is produced at HyP SA.

Tour times between 1 – 4pm. Located at the Tonsley Innovation District, Hydrogen Park SA (HyP SA) is an Australian first project that produces renewable hydrogen gas developed by Australian Gas Networks (AGN), part of Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG).

Site tours SOLD OUT!

Complimentary for all Hydrogen Conference registered attendees, sponsors and exhibitors.

For Site Tours please email info@informa.com with your time preference to be added to the waitlist

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WELCOME RECEPTION | MONDAY 30th MAY 2022

The welcome reception will be held on Monday 30th May from 6.00pm to 7.30pm at the Adelaide Oval. This is a wonderful networking opportunity to meet with industry colleagues in an informal setting.

Hon Tom Koutsantonis MP, Minister for Energy and Mining, Government of South Australia
Brett Woods, President Midstream & Clean Fuels, Santos

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NETWORKING DRINKS | TUESDAY 31st MAY 2022

Enjoy a refreshing beverage whilst networking with your industry colleagues as the formal conference sessions wrap up for the day 1.

Held in the exhibition.

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GALA DINNER | Tuesday 31st May 2022

Join us for our gala dinner at the Adelaide Convention Centre, starting at 7:30pm. This is an unrivalled opportunity to network and do business with hundreds of your peers and clients whilst enjoying dinner.

Gala Dinner pricing $200 + GST

Please note: Seating for the gala dinner is strictly limited. Attendance for the gala dinner is reserved for those registered to attend the conference.

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