Day Three

08:00
Welcome coffee
08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair
09:00
Presentations & panel: Australia’s plan for a hydrogen economy

We hear from leading government figures and experts that are setting out the vision for a clean-energy future. The panel will explore how a coordinated effort to map hydrogen supply and demand can be executed and what leadership will be required to create a multi-billion-dollar hydrogen value chain in Australia.

09:05
Analysing ARENA’s hydrogen R&D investment portfolio

Matt Walden
Investment Director
ARENA

09:20
Global trends on hydrogen, sector applications and future technology development pathways

Daniel Roberts
Leader, Hydrogen Energy Systems Future Science Platform
CSIRO

09:35
The rise of hydrogen vehicles in Australia

Claire Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
Hydrogen Mobility Australia

09:50
Devil’s advocate Q+A: What are the main reasons that a hydrogen industry could fail to take off?

Panel Moderator:

Attilio Pigneri
Chief Executive Officer
H2U, the Hydrogen Utility

Panellists:

Claire Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
Hydrogen Mobility Australia

Matt Walden
Director Business Development & Transactions
ARENA

Daniel Roberts
Leader, Hydrogen Energy Systems Future Science Platform
CSIRO

10:25
Morning tea
10:45
Panel Discussion: Who is leading the world in hydrogen innovation?

Hear from speakers on what lessons can be taken from other leading countries driving hydrogen progress and how these advances can be applied to the Australian industry to fast-track.

Panel Moderator:

David Norman
Chief Executive Officer
Future Fuels CRC

Speakers:

Murray  Lyster
Head of Hydrogen Solutions
Siemens

Alex Dronoff
General Manager, Hydrogen & LNG
BOC

12:00
Networking lunch
13:00
Australian innovations – pilot projects, case studies and the latest in domestic hydrogen development

There are many pilots testing hydrogen and natural gas mixtures within traditional gas assets. All major pipelines and gas transmission companies are exploring the potential of a future hydrogen market and their place within it. Hear the perspective of major gas networks across Australia on what they are doing and the opportunities they see.

13:05
Clean Energy Innovation Hub: ATCO’s plan for WA’s own hydrogen economy

Stevan Green 
President
ATCO Gas Network

13:20
The production and application of renewable methane from hydrogen

Ivan Byak
General Manager Strategic Projects
APA Group

13:35
Hydrogen Park SA: the first integrated hydrogen project in South Australia by AGIG

Ashley Muldrew
Senior Strategy Advisor
Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

13:50
The role of gas to meet Australia’s climate obligations

Dennis Van Puyvelde
Head of Gas
Energy Networks Australia

14:05
Realising Australia's domestic hydrogen energy potential

Greg Hanna
Gas Business Owner
AusNet Services

14:20
Panel Q+A: How does Australia achieve scalable hydrogen production that is economically sustainable and competitive?

Greg Hanna
Gas Business Owner
AusNet Services

Dennis Van Puyvelde
Head of Gas
Energy Networks Australia

Ashley Muldrew
Senior Strategy Advisor
Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

Ivan Byak
General Manager Strategic Projects
APA Group

Stevan Green
President
ATCO Gas Network

14:45
Panel Discussion: How can hydrogen play a role in addressing the NEM’s energy trilemma?

We hear reflections from speakers representing energy consumers and energy generators on the potential of hydrogen to benefit consumers and businesses. We debate the role that hydrogen can play in addressing the trilemma of achieving a National Electricity Market that is affordable, reliable and sustainable.

Panellists:

Rosemary Sinclair
Chief Executive
Energy Users Australia

Dave Johnson
General Manager, Development and Construction
AGL

Michael Brear
Director
Melbourne Energy Institute

15:15
Closing remarks from chair
15:25
End of conference