2024 Innovate Summit Agenda
April 25, 2024
Held in parallel with Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2024 Strategic Conference, H2Innovate Next is a dynamic and engaging platform dedicated to driving innovation and advancing the hydrogen industry. This exclusive technology-focused event focuses on the latest technologies, trends, and opportunities in low-carbon hydrogen production, efficient storage, distribution, and applications.
H2Innovate Next is open to all delegates, exhibitors, and visitors.
April 25, 2024
09:00 - 09:20 (20 mins)
[Opening Keynote] Cutting-Edge Technologies in Hydrogen
09:20 – 10:10 (50 mins)
[Panel] Exploring the Potential of Integrating Hydrogen in More Industries to Achieve Decarbonization
Possible application scenarios: Steel, aviation, shipping, oil Refining etc.
The emergence of hydrogen as a source of energy in more scenarios
Case study: what we could learn from demonstration projects
Inspiration for energy system or infrastructure design
Founder & CEO
Dr. Steven Griffiths
Senior Vice President, Research and Development
Professor of Practice
Khalifa University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
10:40 - 11:30 (50 mins)
[Panel] Local Use-Cases - How to Soaking Up Small Volumes and Incrementally Build Demand
What role does mobility play (forklifts, buses, trucks, mining vehicles)?
What other local use-cases are best suited for hydrogen in the immediate term?
What role do hydrogen refuelling stations play in local markets?
Managing Director, Head of Region MENA
Linde Engineering Middle East LLC
SVP, Sustainable Energy Systems
11:30 – 11:50 (20 mins)
[Keynote] Reserved for Shandong Auyan New Energy Technology Co., Ltd
14:00 – 14:50 (50 mins)
[Panel] Using Synthetic Fuels to Build a Value Chain
What role might synthetic fuels (sustainable aviation fuel, e-methanol, etc) play in a viable value chain for hydrogen producers?
How can actors in electricity production, hydrogen, CO2 capture, and synfuels production get coordinated?
How might synfuels act as a key to bankable projects?
General Manager, Green Innovation Business Unit
Head of New Energy Business Development
Juan Carlos Latasa López
Technology Director of the Oil & Gas Area and Head of Downstream and Advanced Fuels
Khalid Saad Mohammed Al Fuhaid
Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC)
Ammonia Energy Association
Chief Development Officer Middle-East, Africa
14:50 – 15:10 (20 mins)
[keynote] Reserved for Vallourec
15:40 - 16:30 (50 mins)
[Panel] Innovative Technologies to Enable Storage and Shipping
What might be the role of metal organic frameworks (MOF)?
Advances in liquid hydrogen organic carriers
How to reduce the energy penalty of forming and cracking ammonia?
16:30 – 17: 20 (50 mins)
[Panel] Crystal Ball the Cost Curve - How Quickly will Hydrogen's Cost Come Down?
What innovations are likely to drastically reduce the cost of hydrogen?
Aluminum as a source of hydrogen?
Low-cost coatings on electrolyzers?
Technology that doesn't use a membrane?