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Strategic Summit at CGHA2023

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2023 Strategic Summit Agenda

Day 1 Morning – Strategic Summit

08:55 - 09:00 (05 mins)

Welcome Address by Organizer and Conference Chair

09:00 - 09:45 (45 mins)

[Ministerial Roundtable] Mapping Australia's Hydrogen Ambition
  • Developing Queensland’s Hydrogen Industry

Hon. Steven Miles
Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics Infrastructure
Queensland Government

09:45 - 09:55 (10 mins)

[International Keynote] Japan Address

Eiji Ohira
Director General, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology Office
NEDO, Japan (Reserved)

09:55 - 10:05 (10 mins)

[International Keynote] German Address

Christian Maaß
Director-General for Energy Policy, Heat, Hydrogen and Efficiency
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Germany (Reserved) 

10:05 - 11:00

(55 mins)

[C-Suite Panel] Tapping into the Potentials of Hydrogen–An Important Pillar of a Net Zero Economy
  • Identify the sectors leading the net-zero transition

  • Evaluate the flexibility of hydrogen as an energy carrier

  • Evaluate the payment models in the hydrogen industry (CapEX, OpEX)

  • What's needed to support the long-distance distribution of Hydrogen? 

Moderator:

Jonas Moberg
Chief Executive Officer
Green Hydrogen Organisation

Panelist:

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Irtiza Sayyed
President, Asia Pacific
ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions

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Anna Matysek
Head of Climate Change
BlueScope

Coffee Break & Exhibition Tour 

11:30 - 11:50

(20 mins)

[Keynote] Available for Lead/Diamond Sponsor

11:50 - 12:40

(50 mins)

[Panel] Gaining Cost Competitiveness by Stronger Partnerships between Countries/Regions: Technologies, Innovations, Resources, Expertise
  • The significance of international partnership for the green hydrogen sector

  • Identify the countries with export potentials and others with strong demand, evaluate their capabilities and discuss how they can complement each other

  • Explore the pathways to build a virtuous circle in the Asia-Pacific region with a unique geographic advantage

  • Discuss the role of investment, corporation, R&D, and technology

Moderator:

Florence Lindhaus
Cluster Manager, Energy
German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce 

Panelist:

James Choi
Honorary Ambassador of Foreign Investment Promotion for South Korea
Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy; Former Australian Ambassador to Korea

Vicky Au
Deputy Lead, Hydrogen Industry Mission
CSIRO

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Stefan Kaufmann
Hydrogen Executive Advisor to the Board

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Ko Watanabe
Head of Hydrogen Business Development
Sumitomo Corporation

Linda Wright
Chief Executive
New Zealand Hydrogen Council

Chris Celano
President & CEO
IHI E&C International Corporation

Luncheon

Day 1 Afternoon – Strategic Summit

14:00 - 14:50 (50 mins)

[Panel] Strengthening Hydrogen Infrastructure for a More Efficient and Stable Production and Supply Chain
  • Determining the existing gaps and future opportunities in the supply chain

  • Where infrastructure investment should be prioritized

  • An overview of hydrogen infrastructure assessments

  • Identify the suitable energy carrier

  • Technical, resource and manpower support

Moderator:

Tanya Denning
Partner
Baker McKenzie

Panelist:

Kristin Raman
Head of Strategy and Sustainability
Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Andrew Thornton
Executive General Manager, Integrated Gas
Origin Energy

14:50 - 15:40 (50 mins)

[Panel] Renewable Hydrogen Deployment: Integration and Balance with Solar and Wind Projects
  • The significance of international partnership for the green hydrogen sector

  • Identify the countries with export potentials and others with strong demand, evaluate their capabilities and discuss how they can complement each other

  • Explore the pathways to build a virtuous circle in the Asia-Pacific region with a unique geographic advantage

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David Oglesby
Director, Industry Engagement and Development, Energy Group 
Victorian Government Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Jens Schmidt
Chief Technology Officer
TES-H2

Kam Ho
Managing Director, Australia & Indonesia
Total Eren 

Cameron Kelly
General Counsel
Australian Renewble Energy Agency

Coffee Break & Exhibition Tour (40 mins)

16:20 - 16:45

(25 mins)

[Keynote] Reserved for Allen & Overy

16:45 - 17:35

(50 mins)

[Panel] An Enabler for Sustainable Production of Applied Products and Energy Storage in Sufficient Quantities- The Role of Ammonia and Methanol
  • The significance in the global supply and what's needed to do to ensure its affordability

  • Evaluating its feasibility as a primary vector of green hydrogen to work as fuels and complement labile power output of renewables

  • Case sharing and evaluation

Moderated by:
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Panelist:

Ashley Oh
Global Hydrogen Team Leader
SK Ecoplant

17:35 - 18:00

(25 mins)

[Keynote] Reducing the Carbon Footprints of Mining and Metal Industries by Green Hydrogen
  • The importance for mining & metal companies and its implications 

  • Application scenarios of green hydrogen for mining and metal companies

  • On-site or off-site production

18:00 - 18:05

(5 mins)

Closing Address

18:30- 20:00

(30 mins)

Cocktail Reception
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