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Strategic Summit at CGHM2024

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2024 Strategic Summit Agenda

​April 24, 2024

Day 1 Morning - Plenary Conference Market & Collaboration

09:00 - 09:10 (10 mins)

Welcome and Opening Remarks by Conference Chair

09:10 - 09:20 (10 mins)

[UAE Keynote] UAE Ministry Keynote - Green Hydrogen 

His Excellency Eng Sharif Al Olama (Reserved)
Undersecretary for Energy and Petroleum Affairs
Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure UAE

09:20 - 09:30 (10 mins)

[Netherland Keynote] Netherlands Ministry Address - Green Hydrogen

Dr. M.G. Michel Heijdra
Director-General for Climate and Energy

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Netherlands

09:30 - 09:40 (10 mins)

[Greece Keynote] Green Hydrogen Advancing Greece as An Energy Hub for Europe

Ms. Alexandra Sdoukou (Reserved)
Deputy Minister of Environment & Energy
Hellenic Ministry of Environment and Energy, Greece 

09:40 – 09:50 (10 mins)

[Japan Keynote] Hydrogen as an Energy Game Changer: Unlocking Japan's Renewable Potential

Hiroshi Hasegawa
Special Advisor to the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry / Executive Director, JETRO Dubai

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Japan

09:50 - 10:00 (10 mins)

[Guest of Honor Welcome] MENA's Hydrogen Economy Outlook

Marco Arcelli
Chief Executive Officer

ACWA Power

10:00 - 10:50 (50mins)

[C-Suite Panel] Unlocking the Global Hydrogen Potential

  • 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? 


Frédéric Claux
Managing Director Flexible Generation and Retail, Africa Middle East Asia


Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:20 - 12:10 (50 mins)

[Executive Panel] Building an International Partnership for MENA's Thriving Hydrogen Economy

  • Promoting collaboration in policy and regulatory frameworks to create an enabling environment for the global hydrogen economy

  • Hydrogen strategies: envisaging strategic technology and global energy partnerships to offer favourable conditions for the green Hydrogen production

  • Establishing a global hydrogen market for cross-border trade of hydrogen and its derivatives

  • Facilitating the development of a global hydrogen infrastructure network


Ahmed El-Hoshy

OCI Global

Nikunj Gupta (Reserved)
Vice President New Energies Technical & Projects

12:10 - 12:30 (20 mins)

[Keynote] Reserved for Lead Sponsor – Realizing the Green Hydrogen Industry Revolution


14:00 - 14:50 (50 mins)

[Panel] MENA as the Largest Hydrogen Supplier: Establishing Global Hydrogen Trade Network

  • Discussing the mutually recognised robust and tradeable certification schemes for hydrogen

  • Fostering international cooperation and building longterm partnerships to ensure the energy safety and reduce the cost

  • Building infrastructure for cross-border trade

  • Setting up Internation shipping routes for hydrogen Trade


Atsushi Suzuki
President & CEO

Marubeni Middle East & Africa Power Limited

Gert-Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Managing Director

Port of Amsterdam International

Francois Dao
Vice President, Middle East and Africa

EDF Renewables

14:50 - 15:10 (20 mins)

[Keynote] Project Management Expertise: Delivering Safe, Effective and High-Quality Projects

Coffee Break & Exhibition

15:40 - 16:30 (50 mins)

[Panel] Enabling A Vibrant Clean Hydrogen Supply Chain from Production to Delivery

  • How to maintain steady growth in Hydrogen production

  • Discuss the advanced equipments and technologies across the supply chain

16:30 -17:20 (50 mins)

[Panel] Scaling Up Green Hydrogen Production: Transitioning from Pilot to Commercial Scale

  • Creating a Supportive policy and regulatory framework for developing green hydrogen projects

  • Developing advancing and maturing technologies to increase the capacity and efficiency of hydrogen production

  • Commercial scale renewable energy-powered Hydrogen Projects: case studies & leadership exemplars


Ashwani Dudeja
President & Director (Green Hydrogen & Ammonia)

ACME Group

Mohamed Sebti
Deputy CEO - Managing Director Development

Nareva Holding

Philip Christiani

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

19:00-20:30 (90 mins)

Sustainable Energy Night

  • Cocktail Party

  • Hydrogen Future Awards 2024 Ceremony

  • Women in Renewables Awards Ceremony

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