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STRATEGIC SUMMIT AT CGHJ2024

2024 STRATEGIC SUMMIT AGENDA

Day1

Simultaneous translation will be available throughout the conference

Day 1 Morning – Strategic Summit

08:00 - 08:55 (55 mins)

Registration & Coffee

08:55 - 09:00 (05 mins)

Conference Chair's Welcome Remarks

09:00 - 10:00 (60 mins)

[Opening Keynote Adresses] The Governments' Approaches To Unlock The Global Hydrogen Economy
  • This session will explore the essential measures implemented by governments to speed up the advancement of hydrogen. Participate with us as we investigate the policies, strategies, and initiatives enacted by governments globally to address climate change and attain sustainable development goals. 

  • 9:00-9:15 [Japan Address] Latest Developments for Hydrogen Strategy in Japan

  • 9:15-9:30 [Germany Address] Deep Dive on German Updated Hydrogen Strategy

  • 9:30-9:45 [Australia Address] The Role of Hydrogen in Australia’s Plans for Net Zero

  • 9:45-10:00 [Canada Address] Canada's Next Step to Promote Hydrogen Economy

10:00 - 11:00 (60 mins)

[Opening Executive Panel] Hydrogen Leading Future Energy Transition - A United Vision From Global Leaders
  • Leadership and initiatives from across industry, policy and finance to drive the hydrogen economy forward

  • Fostering the adoption of common global industry standards

  • The prospects for hydrogen as an energy carrier: flexibility and viability

Moderator: 

Hirofumi Taba
Partner
Linkelaters

Panelist:

Tanaka Hideaki
Operating Officer, General Manager, Hydrogen Business Department
ENEOS Corporation

Mohammad Abdelqader El-Ramahi
Chief Green Hydrogen Officer
Masdar

Wataru Ikushima
Senior Operating Officer of the Power Division and General Manager of the New Energy Business Development Department
Marubeni Corporation

Toshiyuki Sakamoto
Board Member, Director, in charge of Climate Change & Energy Efficiency Unit
The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

Morning Coffee & Networking Break 

11:30 - 11:50

(20 mins)

[Keynote] Tokyo Gas's Action to Support Japan Future Hydrogen Development

Hisataka Yakabe
Executive Officer, Director of Hydrogen and Carbon Management Department
Tokyo Gas

11:50 - 12:10

(20 mins)

[Keynote] Chiyoda Corporation’s Plan for Hydrogen Future

Norimasa Matsuoka
Senior Vice President, Frontier Business Division
Chiyoda Corporation

12:10 - 12:30

(20 mins)

[Keynote] The Path to Hydrogen Society
  • Reserved for Diamond Sponsor

Luncheon

Day 1 Afternoon – Strategic Summit

14:00 - 15:00 

(60 mins)

[Panel] International Supply Chains: Making Clean Hydrogen and Ammonia Trade Happen
  • Greater cooperation to realize the benefits of global hydrogen and ammonia deployment

  • Leading projects experience: strategies and practices supporting the developments of hydrogen and ammonia supply chains

  • Hydrogen and ammonia as future commodity - what key actions are being made to achieve commercial viability

Moderator: 

Kaoru Umino
Partner
DLA Piper

Panelist:

Shinya UMEHARA
General Manager, Hydrogen Solutions Business Div., Energy Solutions Business Unit
Mitsui & Co., LTD.

Andreas Bieringer
Director, Green Hydrogen Business Development and Commercial
Masdar

   
Speaker Representative
Ebara Corporation

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Benedikt Messner
Senior Vice President
Uniper

Yasuhiko Otsuki
Managing Director
Siemens Energy K.K.

   
Speaker Representative
Acciona & NORDEX

15:00 - 15:20 (20 mins)

[Keynote] Clean Hydrogen and Ammonia - Recent Pricing and Market Developments
  • Reserved for Wood Mackenzie

  
Speaker Representative
Wood Mackenzie

15:20 - 15:40

(20 mins)

[Keynote] Scaling Up Clean Hydrogen and Ammonia Production: Promoting Sustainable and Competitive Supply
  • Reserved for CQ-H2, Stanwell

Steve Quilter
Executive General Manager, Growth and Future Energy
Stanwell Corporation

Afternoon Coffee & Networking Break

16:00 - 16:50

(50 mins)

[Panel] Hydrogen Adoption in Ports and Shipping - The Key to Establish Global Supply Chain
  • The role of ports and shipping in building global hydrogen supply chain

  • What's the main factor that influences the feasibility of hydrogen maritime transport?

  • Are ports prepared for the projected future hydrogen supply chains? If not, what actions can be taken to enhance port readiness

Moderator:

   
Senior Representative
Nishimura & Asahi

Panelist:

Takahiro Rokuroda
Group General Manager, Green Business
NYK Line

Navid Ostadian-Binai
Head of Green Vessels and Fuels
Maersk Tankers

Takeo Akamatsu
General Manager, Green Innovation Business Unit
ITOCHU Corporation

Daisuke Fujihashi
General Manager of Carbon Solution Projects, Carbon Solution Development Unit, Headquarters of Energy Business
Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd.

James Laybourn
Regional Sales Director, APAC, Energy Systems
DNV

16:55 - 17:20

(25 mins)

[Keynote] Hydrogen Project Finance - A Major Force in Powering Hydrogen Market
  • Reserved for Allen & Overy

  
Speaker Representative
Allen & Overy

17:20 - 18:20

(60 mins)

[Panel] Growing Opportunities in Global Hydrogen Investments
  • How do public and private investors assess the potential growth and profitability of hydrogen-related investments?

  • Understand what makes hydrogen bankable and discuss how to de-risk the early stage projects

  • What’s needed to stimulate investments in accelerating the development of clean hydrogen?

Moderator: 

  
Speaker Representative
Clifford Chance LLP

Panelist:

TOYODA Kohei
Director General for Energy Transformation Strategy Energy and Natural Resources Finance Group
JAPAN BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION (JBIC)

 
Senior Representative
Nomura

Fumiyo Harada
Managing Executive Director
Development Bank of Japan Inc.(DBJ)

Hassana Mbeirick
Founder & CEO
Meen&Meen

18:30 - 20:00 

(90 mins)

Sustainable energy night party
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