Schedule & speakers (Ammonia Energy Conference 2022 – Australia)

Schedule & speakers (Australia 2022)

Welcome & conference introduction (8:45AM Wed 24 August)

Immediate roadblocks for the growing industry (9AM AEST, Wed 24 August)

Alana Barlow

National Hydrogen Commercialisation Manager,
Sumitomo Australia

Immediate Roadblocks for our Growing Industry: An International Perspective

Paul Hodgson

Interim Chief Executive Officer,
Scaling Green Hydrogen Cooperative Research Centre

We’re as Strong as the Weakest Link: Building Scale through Value Chain Collaboration

Laurentiu Zamfirescu

Principal Safety and Risk Engineer,
AMOG Australia

Is the industry rushing towards a safety fallout?

Kenneth Kong (chair)

Regional Director – Asia,

Scaling up electrolysis (11AM AEST, Wed 24 August)

Laurent Van Helden

Electrolyser Solution Development,
Plug Power

Introducing Plug Power

Adam Bacon

Country Executive (Australia),
Bloom Energy

Not all Electrolyser technologies are Equal

Dr. Johann Rinnhofer

thyssenkrupp nucera Australia

Large scale water electrolysis

Attilio Pigneri (chair)

Hydrogen Utility (H2U)

Technology breakthroughs (12PM AEST, Wed 24 Aug)

Mototaka Kai

Manager, Sustainability Co-Creation Department,
JGC Corporation

Demonstration Project for a Green Chemical Plant using Large-scale Alkaline Water Electrolysis

Karan Bagga

CTO and Director,
thyssenkrupp Uhde Green Hydrogen & Chemicals Technology


Dr. Tom Campey


Hysata – technology and company overview

Dr. Jacinta Bakker (chair)

Senior Research Coordinator,
Jupiter Ionics

Domestic opportunities for renewable ammonia (2PM AEST, Wed 24 Aug)

Karen Durand

Corporate Sustainability Manager,
Incitec Pivot Limited

Renewable Ammonia Opportunities

Leigh Holder

Business Development Director,
Yara Clean Ammonia Australia

Bronwyn See

Senior Business Development Manager,

Green Ammonia as a pathway for the energy transition

Charles Day (chair)

Jupiter Ionics

Building the Australia - EU supply chain (4PM AEST, Wed 24 Aug)

Jill Thesen

Senior Project Manager HySupply,
Federation of German Industries (BDI)

HySupply – Exploring the opportunities for a German-Australia supply chain for hydrogen from renewables

Martijn Coopman

Program Manager International Hydrogen Supplychains,
Port of Rotterdam

Rotterdam ready with at least 8 Hydrogen import terminals on the way

Anna Fedeles

Consul General, Frankfurt & Senior Trade Commissioner Germany, Switzerland, Poland,

Green ammonia for Europe, Australian opportunity


Anna Freeman (chair)

Policy Director – Electrification and Hydrogen,
Clean Energy Council

Conference Keynote: Fiona Simon (8:30AM Thurs 25 August)


Australian Hydrogen Council

Hydrogen (and ammonia) at scale

Australian policy (9AM AEST, Thurs 25 Aug)

Dane Halstead

Capital and Portfolio Optimisation,
Fortescue Future Industries

Michael Probert

Principal Policy Officer,
NSW Office of Energy and Climate Change

Overview of NSW Hydrogen Strategy

Cameron Mathie

Manager – Future Carbon Markets and Lead, Guarantee of Origin implementation,
Clean Energy Regulator

Guarantee of Origin – certification of Hydrogen and Ammonia

Matt Baumgurtel

Hamilton Locke

The Next 12 Months: Generating demand for green hydrogen and ammonia

Andrea Valentini (chair)

Argus Consulting Services

The next frontier: Australian university R&D (11AM AEST, Thurs 25 Aug)

Reza Fazeli

Research Fellow,
Australian National University

Global emissions implications from co-combusting ammonia in coal fired power stations: An analysis of the Japan-Australia supply chain


Dr. Hoang-Long Du

Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Monash University

Nitrogen Reduction Reaction at High Current-to-Ammonia Efficiency

Rahman Daiyan

Chief Investigator for NSW P2X, ARC Training Centre for The Global Hydrogen Economy and Australia-Germany Hydrogen Value Chain Feasibility Study,

Integrated Systems for Renewable Ammonia and Urea Production

John Mott (chair)

Tasrex, ASTI & AEA Australia

Ammonia updates from APAC (12PM AEST, Thurs 25 Aug)

Kashish Shah

Research Analyst,
Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

Green Ammonia: Low-hanging fruit in the Green Hydrogen Economy India

Shigeru Muraki

Clean Fuel Ammonia Association

Clean Fuel Ammonia Value Chain Development

Hyung Chul Yoon

Principal Researcher, Korea Institute of Energy Research

Ammonia activities in South Korea

APAC discussion panel: key trends for ammonia energy (2PM AEST, Thurs 25 Aug)

Tim Rogers

General Manager – Australia,
Trafigura Group

Cindy Lim

Keppel Infrastructure

Phil O’Neil

Hydrogen Transformation Partner,

Penelope Howarth (chair)
Energy Decarbonisation Focal Point, Climate Change and Sustainability Division,
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade


Establishing green maritime corridors from Australia to the world (3:30PM AEST, Thurs 25 Aug)

Kjeld Aabo

Director – New Technology,
MAN Energy Solutions

MAN Energy Solutions 2 stroke Ammonia engine

Andrea Galt

Head of New Energy – Europe,
Woodside Energy

Building ammonia-powered green shipping corridors

Vibeke Rasmussen

SVP Product Management & Certification,
Yara Clean Ammonia

Ammonia for Green Shipping Corridors

Matt Baumgurtel (chair)
Hamilton Locke


Where to from here? (5PM AEST, Thurs 25 Aug; includes close of conference speaking program)

Doug Macfarlane

Energy Program Head, ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science,
Monash University

Andrew Dickson

Development Director,
CWP Global

Lars Hansen

Upstream Director,
InterContinental Energy

Shigeru Muraki

Clean Fuel Ammonia Association

Ammonia safety for front-line workers: PPE demonstration and key issues moving forward (9AM AEST, Fri 26 Aug)

John Mott

Tasrex, ASTI & AEA Australia

Ammonia safety demonstration

CHES Laboratory walk-through @ CSIRO: small-scale, solar to ammonia demonstration reactor (10:30AM onwards, Fri 26 Aug)

Proceedings of the 2nd Green Ammonia Conference (Daejeon, Korea) streamed live for all attendees (11:30AM onwards, Fri 26 Aug)

More details of the 2nd Green Ammonia Conference can be found here.