Hydrogen & Gas 2030

08:00
Welcome coffee

08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Jim Snow
Adjunct Professor
University of Queensland Energy Initiative

09:00
Developing Hydrogen at Scale - hurdles and opportunities

The three Cs:

  • Commerciality
  • Certification
  • Community

Felicity Underhill
General Manager Hydrogen
Origin Energy

09:30
Bridging the gap between sectors - taking large scale Hydrogen production to a domestic market ahead of a 2030 Central Queensland export market scale up
  • The scale of the green hydrogen revolution
  • Balancing market drivers, renewable energy and infrastructure to meet global demand
  • The power of partnerships and navigating industry development

Stephen Quilter
Executive General Manager Energy Trading and Commercial Strategy
Stanwell

10:00
The role of technology and innovation in the Australian gas market
  • Demonstrating the technical and commercial benefits of technology and innovation
  • The role of hydrogen in our future energy mix
  • Is it possible to create methane on an industrial scale using solar-generated electricity?
  • Proving the commercial viability of moving methane in existing infrastructure

Hannah McCaughey
Group Executive Transformation & Technology
APA Group

10:30
Morning tea and networking break
11:00
Examining the role of network business in enabling a hydrogen economy

Vikram Singh
Lead Adviser, Low Carbon Technology 
Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

11:30
Accelerating the renewable gas transition - what does it mean for our NSW gas network
  • Overview of what the renewable energy transition means for NSW gas customers
  • Update on our Western Sydney Green Gas Project
  • Next steps to increase the amount of green gas available for customers, including responding to opportunities and challenges still to be overcome

Gabrielle Sycamore 
General Manager - Strategy and Commercial, Gas Distribution 
Jemena

12:00
Networking lunch
13:00
Panel discussion: Threat or opportunity - how can pipeline infrastructure, storage and other assets be used in the emerging hydrogen economy?

Moderator:
Jim Snow

Adjunct Professor
University of Queensland Energy Initiative

Panellists:
Matt Walden
Transactions and Business Development 
Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Gabrielle Sycamore
General Manager - Strategy and Commercial, Gas Distribution
Jemena

Vikram Singh
Lead Adviser, Low Carbon Technology
Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

Patrick Hartley
Leader, CSIRO Hydrogen Industry Mission
CSIRO

Stephanie Moroz
Global Innovation Lead
EDL

Discussing what investment and support is needed to further a hydrogen industry
13:45
Hydrogen in SA – supporting a fledgling industry and insights into key projects

Richard Day
Director Strategy, Policy and Communications | Growth State and Low Carbon Transition Division
South Australian Department for Energy and Mining

14:15
Unlocking the barriers to investment of Australia’s hydrogen economy
  • CEFC’s Advancing Hydrogen Fund
  • Bridging the economic gap for hydrogen (vs. incumbents)
  • Financing solutions for the developing hydrogen industry

Rupert Maloney
Head of Hydrogen Investment
Clean Energy Finance Corporation

14:45
Panel discussion: How are investors viewing hydrogen and how can projects attract funding?

Moderator:
Gabrielle Sycamore

General Manager - Strategy and Commercial, Gas Distribution
Jemena

Panellists:

Richard Day
Director Strategy, Policy and Communications | Growth State and Low Carbon Transition Division
South Australian Department for Energy and Mining

Rupert Maloney
Head of Hydrogen
Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

15.25
Closing remarks from chair
15:30
End of Hydrogen & Gas 2030