Power-to-Gas Conference, May 7th 2018, Horta Antwerp

'From Renewables to Hydrogen: Results and Outlook’

On Monday the 7th of May the Power-to-Gas Industry Cluster Flanders organises an international Power-to-Gas conference to be held in Horta Antwerp. During the conference the latest technology and international experiences with regard to power-to-gas will be presented, focussing on different aspects such as hydrogen production, storage, transport, legislation and the role in the future energy system.

Confirmed speakers: COLRUYT GROUP, ENGIE, CEFIC, Hydrogenics, Siemens, Hydrogenious, E-TRUCKS, TRACTEBEL, ISVAG, TOTAL/LAMPIRIS, FCH-JU, Hydrogen Europe, UGENT, TU Delft, Terranova Solar, VLAIO, Flemish Minister Philippe Muyters & WaterstofNet

Register here 

(Before Friday 27th of April, 12 AM)

We are pleased to announce the following final programme:

8.30       :  Welcome and coffee

9.15       : Opening address
Bert De Colvenaer; Chairman Board WaterstofNet

9.30       :  ‘Flemish industrial cluster policy’
Annie Renders; Head of Unit Cluster Policy at Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Agentschap Innoveren en Ondernemen/VLAIO)

9.45       :  ‘Flemish Power-to-Gas cluster and developments in Flanders and the Netherlands’
Isabel François and Adwin Martens; Project Manager and Director at WaterstofNet

10.10    : ‘European developments in electrolyser technology; technical and economic outlook’
Nikolaos Lymperopoulos; Project Officer at Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) 

10.30     : ‘Perspectives for power-to-gas at Colruyt Group’
Jonas Cautaerts; Business Developer at Colruyt Group

10.50     : Coffee Break

11.20     : ‘Experiences with power-to-gas technologies in international projects’
Filip Smeets; Managing Director On-site Generation at Hydrogenics Europe N.V.

11.40     : ‘Hydrogen storage and transport via LOHC as key vector to enable sectoral integration’
Dominik Herzog; Business Developer at Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH  

12.00     : ‘The Green Hydrogen Economy in the Northern Netherlands’
Ad van Wijk; Professor Future Energy Systems at Technical University of Delft

12.20     :   Lunch    

14.00     :  ‘Green hydrogen in industry and energy applications’
Eric Klein; Head of Sales and Project Management at Siemens
14.20     :  ‘EU Legislative framework for implementation of hydrogen in different applications’
Nicolas Brahy; Director at Hydrogen Europe

14.40     : ‘The role of hydrogen in the chemical industry’
Pierre Barthélemy; Executive Director Innovation at European Chemical Industry Council  (Cefic aisbl)   

15.00     :  ‘Vision of Engie on the role of hydrogen in the future energy market’
Caroline Hillegeer; Director Strategy and Technology Prospection at Engie

15.20     :  Coffee Break

15.50     :  ‘Sunshine project: Hybrid energy storage for solar and wind energy at Terranova Solar’
Noël D’Hondt; Project Manager at Aertssen
Philippe Delaruelle; Responsible Injection at Total/Lampiris
Jan Desmet; Professor Renewable Energy at University of Ghent

16.25     :  ‘From Waste to Wheels: Garbage trucks fuelled by hydrogen from waste energy’
Andre Beukers; CEO at E-trucks
Kristel Moulaert; General Director at Isvag
Jean-Paul Mossoux; Vice president Business Development - Innovation & Energy Transition at Tractebel

17.00     :  Closing speech by Philippe Muyters, Flemish Minister of Work, Economy, Innovation and Sports

17.20     :  Network drink


Power-to-Gas Conference
Date: May 7th 2018, 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM 
Fee: 75 EUR (VAT excluded)
Location: Horta Antwerp, Belgium
How to get there 

Register here

(Before Friday 27th of April, 12 AM)


About the Cluster:

About 30 companies have gathered in the cluster and have been selected for financial support in the framework of the Innovative Industry Cluster Flanders of the Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Flemish Government. The partnership is coordinated by WaterstofNet. Members are active in renewable energy, hydrogen or gas technology, hydrogen mobility (fuel cell applications) or network operations (gas and electricity network).