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08:00 - 09:00 (60 mins)

Registration & Arrival Break

09:00 - 09:05 (5 mins)

Welcome Address by Leader Associates

09:05 - 09:10 (5 mins)

Opening Statement by Chair

Pieter Vandevelde

Senior New Business Manager

S&P Global

The Outlook of Australia Green Hydrogen in 2022

09:10 - 09:25 (15 mins)

[Keynote] Navigating Australia's Transition Towards A Green Hydrogen Future 

David Parker


Clean Energy Regulator

09:25 - 09:40 (15 mins)

[Keynote] A Snapshot of Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy

Jo Evans

Deputy Secretary, Department of Industry Science

Energy and Resources

09:40 - 10:30 (50 mins)

[C-Suite Panel] Status and Prospects- Accelerating the Uptake of Green Hydrogen in the APAC region

  • Providing large-scale renewable hydrogen export to the Asian markets

  • What’s the best production pathways and technologies that are capable of producing clean hydrogen

  • Global trends and opportunity that will shape Australia’s hydrogen industry


Matt Baumgurtel

Partner – Energy, Infrastructure and Resources

Hamilton Locke


Phaedra Deckart

Chief Executive Officer


Tim Rogers

General Manager, Australia


James Harman

Chief Executive Officer


Shaun Reardon

Executive General Manager – Jemena Networks


Russell James

General Manager Hydrogen and Future Fuels

ATCO Australia

Coffee Break & Exhibition Tour (40 mins)

11:10 - 12:00 (50 mins)

[Panel] Fostering International Collaborations to Strengthen Australia’s Hydrogen Supply Chain

  • How to drive investment in Australian-based projects and help deploy low emissions technologies and energy

  • Accelerating supply chain growth, including for clean hydrogen

  • Advancing the goals of the government’s technology Investment roadmap


Dr. Michael Zettinig

Deputy MD and Head of Government Affairs

German-Australian Hydrogen Alliance


Kam Ho

Managing Director - Australia & Indonesia

Total eren

Moses Jung-Kook Seo

Head of Legal

KOGAS Australia

Daniel Kim

Chief Executive Officer

Ark Energy

Robert Ludecke

GM Hydrogen and Strategic Projects

Iberdrola Australia

John Cole

Founder and Managing Director

Edify Energy

Production, Transport , and Storage

14:00 - 14:50 (50 mins)

[Panel] Creating A Supportive Regulatory and Policy Landscape for Australia’s Hydrogen Roadmap

  • Updates on federal and states’ key policies supporting the hydrogen Industry

  • Estimating the amount of subsidy and investment required for scale-up

  • Ensuring a fit-for-purpose regulatory environment

  •  Identifying the industry’s future infrastructure needs


Tanya Denning


Baker McKenzie


Jamie Lowe

Head of Regulation, Compliance, and Sustainability


David Oglesby

Senior Manager

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Benn Bar

Chief Executive Officer

Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

Richard Day

Director Strategy, Department for Energy and Mining

South Australia

Chris Shaw

Deputy Director of Hydrogen Division

Department of Energy and Public Works (Queensland)

14:50 - 15:15 (25 mins)

[Keynote] Innovative Green Hydrogen Solutions Showcase

15:15 - 16:05 (50 mins)

[Panel]Pathway Towards Achieving Cost Competitiveness for Green Hydrogen in Australia

  • What are the most innovative strategies for cost reduction of green hydrogen

  • How can the costs of converting existing infrastructure to be hydrogen compatible be reduced

  • How will green hydrogen cost reduction boost Australia’s energy transition


Briony O'Shea

Specialist Consultant

GPA Engineering


Andrew Bills

Chief Executive Officer

CS Energy

Caroline Beattie

General Manager, Hydrogen & Future Fuels

APA Group

Amy Philbrook

 Future Fuels and Renewable

ATCO Group

Alana Barlow

 National Hydrogen Commercialisation Manager

Sumitomo Australia

David Sheipouri

Regional Sales Manager - East

Clarke Energy

16:05 - 16:30 (25 mins)

[Keynote] Exploring leading Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies

Coffee Break & Exhibition Tour (30 mins)

17:00 - 17:50 (50 mins)

[Panel] Enabling Infrastructure For Hydrogen Production and Export at Scale

  • Determining the existing gaps and future opportunities in the supply chain

  • Where infrastructure investment should be prioritized

  • An overview of the National Hydrogen Infrastructure Assessment

Kristin Raman

Head of Strategy and Innovation

Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

Martin Carolan

Managing Director & CEO

Global Energy Ventures

Harry Sunarko

Lead Port & Marine Engineering

Fortescue Future Industries

Tony Field

Manager, Tasmanian Opportunities

Hydro Tasmania

Megan Wheeldon

Senior Consultant

Aurecon Group

17:50 - 18:10 (20 mins)

[Keynote] Effectively Blending Hydrogen into Australia’s Gas Networks

18:10 - 18:15 (05 mins)

Closing Address by Chair

09:00 - 09:10 (10 mins)

Opening Address by Chair

Stephen Hinchliffe

Technical Director

Mott MacDonald Australia Pty Limite

Investment and Commercialization

09:10 - 10:00 (50 mins)

[Panel] Bankability & Credibility - Financing Australia’s Green Hydrogen Industry in 2022

  • Emerging financing options and institutional support

  • Addressing financial and commercial risks to make projects bankable

  • What’s needed to boost investment in green hydrogen?

  • How can financiers get involved - perspective of early investors


Head of Power & Renewables and Head of Energy Transition


Stephen Krust

Managing Director, Head of Energy Finance Asia-Pacific

Societe Generale

John Hirjee

Head of Research & Analysis – Resources, Energy & Infrastructure


Chau Phan-Vu

Director of Project Finance Team


10:00 - 10:50 (50 mins)

[Panel] Key Considerations to Make Green Hydrogen Commercially Viable in Australia

  • How to establish a commercial hydrogen production and export industry

  • How to help hydrogen market applications reach commercial readiness

  • Analyzing the five most commercially viable sectors in hydrogen industry

  • Making the economics work and finding the business case to invest

Gerard Reiter

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Aqua Aerem

Attilio Pigneri

Founder and CEO


George Varma


Pinsent Masons LLP

Matt Baumgurtel

Partner – Energy, Infrastructure and Resources

Hamilton Locke

Coffee Break & Exhibition Tour (30 mins)

11:20 - 11:45 (25 mins)

[Keynote] A Deep Dive into Australia’s Hydrogen Hubs

11:45 - 12:10 (25 mins)

[Keynote] Reserved for tempo

Hydrogen Tomorrow: Export, End Uses, Innovations

14:00 - 14:50 (50 mins)

[Panel] Facilitating Australia’s Race to Become a Major Hydrogen Exporter Globally by 2030

  • Establishing a hydrogen-ready supply chain

  • What’s the best policy and regulation that will support the hydrogen export

  • How to overcome the cost and challenges of transporting hydrogen in long-distance


Jordan McCollum

National Policy Manager

Australian Pipelines & Gas Association