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Agenda at a Glance

Strategic Summit
H2 Projects Roadshow
H2 MasterClass
Cocktail Party
H2Innovate Next
Startup & Student Program
Women in Hydrogen
Tuesday, 25 June
14:00PM - 17:30PM
Wednesday, 26 June
09:00AM - 18:00PM
14:00PM - 18:00PM
18:30PM - 20:30PM
11:00AM - 17:30PM
14:00PM - 15:00PM
Thursday, 27 June
09:00AM - 17:30PM
09:00AM - 17:30PM
09:00AM - 17:30PM
Pre day-H2 MasterClass

2024 Pre day-H2 MasterClass

Masterclass Partner:

In partnership with the Higher Technical School of Industrial Engineering at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), the pre-day masterclass offers a comprehensive overview of the European hydrogen market, serving as a platform to explore the potential of green hydrogen and discuss strategies for its widespread adoption. Participants will engage in dynamic workshops and technology hubs covering innovation, investment, storage, international transportation, and end-user implementation challenges, providing a diverse range of insights.

Join us on this exciting journey through the transformative sector of hydrogen, and be prepared for an engaging and informative experience that will shape the blueprint for a sustainable and independent energy future.

Dr. Alberto Abánades

Industrial Engineer Ph.D.
Full Professor of the Department of Energy Engineering of the E.T.S.I.I.

Dr. Marcelo F. Ortega

Industrial Engineer Ph.D.
Associate Professor of the Department of Energy and Fuels of the ETSI Mines and Energy

14:00 - 14:15

10 mins

Opening Remark: What makes hydrogen an increasingly important pillar for European energy independence
  • Welcome remarks and introduction of the MasterClass facilitators

  • Brief overview of the purpose and goals of the Master Class

14:10 - 14:50

40 mins

[Workshop I] Overview: European Hydrogen Market and Policy Updates
  • Conduct a comprehensive macro-analysis of the European hydrogen market and exam its position within the global hydrogen energy market

  • Present an overview of the energy policies in Europe based on the geopolitical landscape and identify key policy priorities that are vital for fostering the development of the hydrogen industry in Europe, including regulatory frameworks, fiscal incentives, investment provisions, and public-private partnerships

  • Provide initial recommendations to stakeholders in the hydrogen market, and suggest strategies they can adopt to navigate the evolving policy landscape

14:50 - 15:30

40 mins

[Technology Hub A] Boosting Innovation & Stimulating Investment across the Hydrogen Value Chain
  • Note the remarkable transformation hydrogen supply chain is undergoing driven by advancements in various technologies

  • Discuss the latest innovations throughout the hydrogen supply chain (production, transmission, distribution and storage), and unveil the development of cutting-edge technologies, including ways of integrating renewable energy sources, electrolysis advancements, infrastructure development, choices of carrier and advanced storage methods

  • Provide insights into the market trends, potential risks, and promising sectors for investment within the hydrogen supply chain

15:30 - 15:55

25 mins

Tea Break

15:55 - 16:35

40 mins

[Technology Hub B] The Storage and International Transportation of Green Hydrogen
  • Examine various storage options, logistics, and infrastructure requirements for efficient hydrogen transportation

  • Compare the pros and cons of well-known hydrogen carriers, such as ammonia, Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers (LOHC), and liquid hydrogen, and provide a comprehensive analysis of their advantages, limitations, and commercial viability

  • Address the regulatory and safety aspects associated with the storage and transportation of hydrogen, as well as potential solutions or advancements in this field

16:35 - 17:15

40 mins

[Workshop II] Blueprint for the Future: End User Implementation and Challenges to Address
  • Explore how green hydrogen can be effectively implemented by end users for energy transition and decarbonization, such as industries, transportation sectors, and residential consumers

  • Provide examples of successful end user implementation in hard-to-abate areas, showcasing real-world applications and best practices

  • Highlight the challenges and barriers that need to be overcome for widespread adoption of hydrogen, including technical challenges, regulatory hurdles, infrastructure requirements, cost considerations, and public acceptance

17:15 - 17:30

15 mins

Questions, Closing Address and Networking
  • Summarize main findings and recommendations from workshops and technology hubs

  • Identify key stakeholders and partners for implementing recommendations

  • Announce upcoming conference and networking opportunities for participants

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