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Strategic Summit at CGHE2024

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

2024 Strategic Summit Agenda


Day 2 Morning – Strategic Summit - June 27

08:00 - 09:00


Registration & Coffee

09:00 - 09:10

10 mins

Conference Chair's Welcome Remarks

09:10 - 10:00

50 mins

[Panel] Hydrogen Demand in Heavy Industry -  Insights from Buyers and Offtakers' Visions
  • The current trends and drivers of hydrogen application in industrial processes

  • For industrial decarbanization, how do hydrogen help achieve the sustainability goals and reducing carbon emissions?

  • For those hard-to-abate sectors, such as refining, steel and cement, is hydrogen the reliable solution?

  • What’s needed to boost hydrogen demand in heavy industry sectors?

Dr. Marie Jaroni
SVP Decarbonization and ESG
ThyssenKrupp Steel

Kajsa Ryttberg-Wallgren
Chief Growth Officer
H2 Green Steel

Hamead Ahrary
Managing Director
VERBUND Green Hydrogen

Dr. Alexander Fleischanderl
Head of Green Steel
Primetals Technologies (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group)

10:00 - 10:40


[Innovation Box] Cutting-Edge Hydrogen Solutions
10:00 - 10:20 European Manufacturing of Hydrogen Electrolyzers
10:20 - 10:40 Hydrogen in Industry: Transforming Manufacturing and Processes

Morning coffee & networking break

11:10 - 12:00

50 mins

[Panel] Advancing Decarbonization: Harnessing Hydrogen for Transformation in the Transport Sector
  • Assessing hydrogen developments on commercial and heavy-duty vehicles (mobility, bus, truck, rail), what will be the main focus?

  • Benefits and use cases of hydrogen-fueled transportation.

  • Scaling up FCVs and HRS deployment - what are the main challenges?

  • Prospects - future trends in hydrogen deveopments in transport sector

Business Development & Public Affairs Director, Spain & Portugal

Prof. Dr. Christian Mohrdieck
Chief Technology Officer
Hyzon Motors

Eugenia Sillero
Secretaria General
Gasnam-Neutral Transport

12:00 - 12:20

20 mins

[Keynote] Reserved for Fest GmbH

Lunch & Networking Break

Day 2 Afternoon – Strategic Summit

14:00 - 14:50

50 mins

[Panel] Infrastructure Development: Building the Backbone of the EU Hydrogen Value Chain
  • Insights into the existing ambitious infrastructure plans in Europe

  • The regulatory and technical challenges for accelerating the development of hydrogen pipelines

  • Hydrogen transportation, distribution and storage in Future Energy Systems

Luis Ignacio PARADA
Director EU Energy Policy & Regulation, Dirección General de Transición Energética

Uniper Logo

Doug Waters
Managing Director
Uniper Energy Storage

André Vidal
Head of Development, Hydrogen 

Eva Hennig
Chair of the Eurogas Distribution Committee

Xavier Lorenzo Rousseau
Director, Strategy and Market Analysis

Jean-Marc Brimont
Project Director - H2Med

14:50 - 15:10

20 mins

[Keynote] Exploring Hydrogen Ecosystem Deployment: Insights from EPC Perspectives

Afternoon Coffee & Networking Break

15:40 - 16:30

50 mins

[Panel] Developing Hydrogen Refueling Station Network - What are the Key Considerations and Restrictions?
  • Challenges in the designing, planning and deployment of hydrogen refueling infrastructure

  • Creating innovative solutions for improving the efficiency, safety, and reliability of the existing stations

  • How can hydrogen refueling stations be integrated into existing transportation networks?

Speaker Representative
Resato Hydrogen Technology

Peter Gerstl
Director of Hydrogen Sales
Chart Industries

16:30 - 17:20

50 mins

[Panel] Beyond Hydrogen: The Power of Derivatives in Green Energy
  • Challenges and opportunities in the production and utilization of hydrogen derivatives

  • Ammonia, methanol, and SAF as game-changers: their applications and benefits

  • Market dynamics and investment opportunities in the hydrogen derivatives sector

Matthias Schwab
Director Sustainability & Global New Business Development

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