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HYDROGEN FORUM PRESENTATIONS

- A pathway to environmental & regional prosperity - where to for Gippsland?
 

Below are the links to the presentations from the recent ACI and Federation University Hydrogen forum held at Federation University in Churchill on Thursday, 8 August 2019.

 

An exciting line-up of speakers delivered the latest advances in research into new technologies and the opportunities that will come from hydrogen. 

Click the 'Download Agenda' button below to view/print the agenda.

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KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

DR ALAN FINKEL AO

Australia's Chief Scientist

Office of the Chief Scientist

Dr Finkel commenced as Australia’s Chief Scientist on 25 January 2016. He is Australia’s eighth Chief Scientist. Prior to his appointment, he served as President of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE), and for eight years as Chancellor of Monash University.

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COAL TO HYDROGEN - WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE REGION

KOJI OMATA 

Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer, J-Power Latrobe Valley 

Koji Omata joined J-Power Latrobe Valley Pty Ltd (JPLV) in 2019 as a managing director, chief technical officer for the hydrogen production from Victorian brown coal project at Loy Yang. 

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THE SOCIAL LICENCE REQUIREMENT 

PROF. PETA ASHWORTH 

Chair, Sustainable Energy Futures

University of Queensland 

Peta joined the University of Queensland in April, 2016. As Chair in Sustainable Energy Futures, Peta is Program Director for the Master of Sustainable Energy. Peta is well known for her expertise in the energy field, stakeholder engagement and technology assessment. 

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CSIRO ROADMAP

DR PATRICK HARTLEY

Research Director, Oil, Gas & Fuels

CSIRO 

Dr. Patrick Hartley is the research director of the Oil, Gas and Fuels research program within CSIRO's Energy Business Unit. The program comprises 85 research staff and students working on applied research projects which span the energy resources value chain....

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COAL TO HYDROGEN - WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE REGION

SEIJI HONGO

Director, Chief Operating Officer

J-Power Latrobe Valley 

Seiji Hongo joined J-Power Latrobe Valley Pty Ltd (JPLV) in 2018 as a director, chief operating officer for the management of the hydrogen production and refining project at Loy Yang. 

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HOW SAFE IS HYDROGEN?

 

PROF. MICHAEL BREAR 

Director, Melbourne Energy Institute

 University of Melbourne 

Michael Brear is the Director of the Melbourne Energy Institute at the University of Melbourne. He guides the Institute’s research on the technical, economic, environmental and social impacts of energy systems.

HYDROGEN - THE RENEWAL PATHWAY

GARIELLE HENRY 

A/g Executive Director, Commercial and Investment Attraction, Energy - Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 

Gabrielle has over 20 years’ experience across technical, commercial, financial, IT and regulatory aspects of sustainable energy in the public and private sector both locally and internationally. 

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CARBON CAPTURE, 
UTILISATION AND STORAGE

BRAD PAGE  

Chief Executive Officer

Global CCS Institute

Brad joined the Global CCS Institute as CEO in August 2011, bringing extensive knowledge and experience on Australian and international energy and climate policy issues.

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TOYOTA AUSTRALIA -

FUEL CELL PROJECT

TROY D’SOUZA 

Senior Engagement & Education Specialist, 

Advanced Planning,

Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited 

Troy has worked in the automotive industry for almost 20 years and has been with Toyota Australia for over 10 years, working within Quality Engineering, Product Planning and now Advanced Planning departments.

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PANEL DISCUSSION 
Hydrogen - a regional success story or just a pipedream? 

 

 

 

(L to R)

Committee for Gippsland - CEO, Jane Oakley

CO2CRC - CEO, David Byers

Latrobe City Council - Mayor, Graeme Middlemiss

Australia's Chief Scientist - Dr Alan Finkel

CSIRO - Research Director Oil, Gas & Fuels, Dr Patrick Hartley

University of Queensland - Chair, Sustainable Energy Futures, Dr Peta Ashworth

With thanks to our sponsors

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