Hydrogen: Technology, Project and Scaling

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Time
12:15 pm - 02:30 pm
Hall
Dubai World Trade Centre
Room
Conference Area

The yet young hydrogen industry progresses on various aspects. Examples of today's best practices in applications for electrolysis, energy autonomy and mobility are presented. The session provides today's state of the art and opens the perspective to future progress in concrete products and technologies.

12:15 pm - 12:20 pmWelcome and Introducion

Curro Nicolau Castellanos

Chairman

Goenergy Group

12:20 pm - 12:40 pmRegulation of Green Hydrogen and Business Models in Middle East

Curro Nicolau Castellanos

Chairman

Goenergy Group

12:40 pm - 01:00 pmUnlocking Hydrogen Potential in the MENA Region

Nishant Kumar

Power & Renewable Energy Analyst

Rystad Energy

01:00 pm - 01:20 pmExploring Export Opportunities: Trends and Opportunities in Future Hydrogen Demand Centres

Stefan Kruempelmann

Editor, Hydrogen and Future Fuels

Argus Media Germany GmbH

01:20 pm - 01:40 pmPower-to-X Products - Building H2 Export Chains from MENA to Europe

Grigorios Latropoulos

Head of Business Development, MEA Region

MAN Energy Solutions Middle East LLC

01:40 pm - 02:00 pmProjects Technical and Commercial Optimization - How Making Hydrogen and Ammonia Affordable for Industry and Services

Alvaro Gonzalez

Managing Partner

Vision Grid Energy

02:00 pm - 02:20 pmSpeech from

Kevin Chalhoub

CEO & Founder

EV Lab

02:20 pm - 02:30 pmQ&A Round

Speakers
Speaker
Nishant Kumar, Rystad Energy

Power & Renewable Energy Analyst

Norway

Nishant Kumar is Analyst specializing in the Middle East energy market of Rystad Energy's Renewable & Power Research team, with years of experience working within the energy industry. He has experience in monitoring market trends, fostering strategic collaborations with various clients and offering invaluable insights into the renewable & power sector.

Speaker
Curro Nicolau Castellanos, Goenergy Group

Chairman

UAE

Mr. Curro Nicolau is a lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector, having participated in large-scale photovoltaic energy projects around the world, advising the best companies in this sector. He is currently Chairman of the company GO ENERGY GROUP, dedicated to the investment in large-scale photovoltaic and green hydrogen developments in all continents

Speaker
Stefan Kruempelmann, Argus Media Germany GmbH

Editor, Hydrogen and Future Fuels

Germany

Stefan Krümpelmann leads Argus Media's global Hydrogen and Future Fuels service which provides subscribers with news and analyses, modelled production costs and downloadable datasets for hydrogen and its derivatives. He has been with Argus for more than seven years and covered European natural gas markets before shifting his focus to the hydrogen industry. Prior to this, he worked for an investment research company in London and studied in Maastricht, Leeds and London.

Speaker
Alvaro Gonzalez, Vision Grid Energy

Managing Partner

Spain

As a renewable energy expert, I have been involved in some of the largest projects in the world. Currently I manage a company that is leading green hydrogen projects development with a promising pipeline.

Speaker
Kevin Chalhoub, EV Lab

CEO & Founder

France

Kevin Chalhoub is the Founder and CEO of EV LAB, the Middle East's first multi-brand electric mobility platform. After completing a master's degree in clean energy and working in the solar sector at NEXTracker, his passion for innovation has led him to create EV LAB which aims to drive the transition to sustainable mobility through education and expertise. Kevin was previously a consultant with Bain & Company. Additionally, he has a Bachelor's degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Imperial College London and a Master's degree in atmosphere & clean energy from Stanford University. - Founder & CEO of EV LAB - Family Board Member of the Chalhoub Group - Board Advisor of Christofle - Head of Tumi Middle East - Former Sales engineer at NEXTracker - Former Consultant at Bain & Company - Masters in Clean Energy at Stanford University - Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College London

Speaker
Grigorios Latropoulos, MAN Energy Solutions Middle East LLC

Head of Business Development, MEA Region

UAE

Grigorios Latropoulos is a passionate Business Development leader for sustainable power applications at MAN Energy Solutions looking after the Middle East and Africa region. Working closely with energy stakeholders to provide efficient- low carbon energy generation and innovative carbon neutral thermal storage solutions as well as to promote green hydrogen with Power-to-X alternatives in the energy transition era. In the last 15 years, he has been involved in the project development of prestigious medium and large scale energy projects in the region. Grigorios holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and an MBA from the Business School of Politecnico Di Milano. Grigorios lives in Dubai the last 7 years and is a father of one young child. He is fluent in English and Greek. Linkedin Profile: linkedin.com/in/grigorios-iatropoulos-542077aa Email: grigorios.iatropoulos@man-es.com

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