NRW HY SUMMIT 2022

Nov, 08-10 in Duisburg & Essen

  
 

Welcome to NRW HY SUMMIT

The place where hydrogen meets genius. Discover Germany’s top location for the transformation to a climate-neutral future and see how the state is building Europe’s largest hydrogen ecosystem in the areas of innovation, production, and infrastructure. You also get the chance to listen to keynotes from Hendrik Wüst, Prime Minister of the State of NRW, Mona Neubaur, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of NRW as well as keyplayers

and decision makers of the hydrogen economy. Look behind the scenes and take site tours to HY projects in different hydrogen regions in NRW.

You want to know how the smallest element will change the future? Join the beat and explore Germany’s driver for innovation at the international NRW HY Summit.

Click here to learn more about hydrogen in NRW.

 
>150
Participants
57
Speakers
9
Panel Discussions
  

Program

 

Tuesday Nov 8

 
15:00 – 18:30

Plant Tour

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Duisburg

18:30 – 22:00

Welcome Reception

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Duisburg

 

Unfortunately, not all participants will be able to register for 11/08 due to capacity reasons. Personal invitations will be sent out soon. Thank you for your understanding.

Wednesday Nov 9

 

Main Conference (English/ German)

Messe Essen (Messeplatz 1, 45131 Essen), Room "Europa"

8:15Entry Hall

Registration

9:00 - 10:00

HYdrogen Eco System NRW

Welcome speeches

Moderation: Dr. Thomas Kattenstein

  • Thomas Kufen
    Lord Mayor of the City of EssenCity of Essen
  • Hendrik Wüst MdL
    Prime Minister of theState of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Mona Neubaur
    Vice Prime Minister and MinisterMinistry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Felix Neugart
    CEONRW.Global Business GmbH
  • Ulf C. Reichardt
    Chairman of the BoardNRW.Energy4Climate
  • Prof. Dr. Julia Frohne
    Chair of the Management BoardBusiness Metropole Ruhr GmbH
  • Rob Jetten
    Minister of theMinistry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands
10:00 - 10:40

NRW HYdrogen

Keynotes

  • Michael Theben
    Deputy Vice Minister ofMinistry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • N. N.
10:40 - 11:30

NRW HYdrogen Eco System - Perspectives 2030

Panel #1

Moderation: Uwe Lewe

  • Dr. Sopna Sury
    Chief Operating Officer HydrogenRWE Generation SE
  • Dr. Fritz Jaeckel
    General ManagerIHK Nord Westfalen
  • Gilles Le Van
    Vice-President Energy Transition and Large Industries Central EuropeAIR LIQUIDE Deutschland GmbH
  • Dr. Peter Beckhaus
    CEOZentrum für BrennstoffzellenTechnik (ZBT)
  • Markus Bangen
    Chairman/CEODUISPORT - Duisburger Hafen AG
11:30 - 12:30

NRW Hydrogen Eco System - Business Opportunities and International Cooperation

Panel #2

Moderation: Dr. Thomas Kattenstein

  • Philip Hainbach
    Head of Energy Policy & Government AffairsEnapter AG
  • H.J. Steens
    Director Commercial DeliveryPort of Rotterdamm
  • Bastian Gerstner-Riewer
    Head of Project DevelopmentMitsubishi Heavy Industries EMEA, Ltd., Duisburg Branch
  • Dr. Maik Tiedemann
    CEODMT GmbH & Co. KG
  • Manuel Simm
    Director Sales H2Mannesmann Line Pipe GmbH
12:30 - 14:00

Lunch / Networking

14:00 - 15:00

Hydrogen Production & Infrastructure

Panel #3

Moderation: Dr. Thomas Kattenstein

  • Alexander Behnke
    Senior Referent Corporate Development and StrategyOpen Grid Europe GmbH
  • Elke Hohmann
    Head of Department Project DevelopmentZukunftsagentur Rheinisches Revier
  • Andreas Meyer
    Head of Technology / H2 StrategyWuppertaler Stadtwerke WSW
  • Dr. Stefanie Kesting
    Managing DirectorNEA GREEN GmbH & Co KG and Board Member & Division Director NEA ENERGYNEA GREEN GmbH & Co KG
  • Ann-Kathrin Lipponer
    Policy Officer for Hydrogen and Synthetic FuelsMinistry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
15:00 - 16:00

Hydrogen Usage in the Industries

Panel #4

Moderation: Dr. Stefan Herrig

  • Marvin Schumacher
    Energy Business Development ManagerINEOS Manufacturing Deutschland GmbH
  • Dr. Christoph Sievering
    Head of Global Energy and Climate Policies & Site Transformation Sustainability & Public AffairsCovestro AG
  • Dr. Marie Jaroni
    Head of Decarbonization and SustainabilitythyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Thiemann
    Senior Vice President Energy Transition TechnologiesSiemens Energy Global GmbH & Co. KG
  • Dr. Jörg Dehmel
    Transformation ManagerShell Deutschland GmbH
  • Lars Baumgürtel
    CEOZINQ Group
  • Dr. Stephan Behle
    Director SGR GermanySaint-Gobain Sekurit GmbH
16:00 - 16:30

Break / Networking

16:30 - 17:30

Hydrogen Mobility

Panel #5

Moderation: Dr. Frank Koch

  • Andy Marsh
    President & CEOPlug Power Germany GmbH
  • Michael Feller
    Managing DirectorRuhrbahn GmbH
  • Amy Davis
    President – New Power Business at CumminsCummins/Hydrogenics
  • Dr. Nicolas Dohn
    Business Manager HydrogenWestfalen AG
  • Thomas Patermann
    CEOWirtschaftsbetriebe Duisburg - AöR
  • Dr. Albrecht Möllmann
    ChairmanHyCologne - Hydrogen Region Rheinland e.V.
17:30 - 17:45

Wrap-up

  • Felix Neugart
    CEONRW.Global Business GmbH
  • Ulf C. Reichardt
    Chairman of the BoardNRW.Energy4Climate
18:30 - 22:00

Networking Evening Reception

SANAA-Gebäude, Zollverein, Essen

 

Start-up Conference (English)

“Hydrogen Start-ups welcome! - How to benefit from the dynamic development of the dydrogen cconomy in Germany and europe”. Messe Essen (Messeplatz 1, 45131 Essen), Room "Berlin"

13:30 –13:35

Welcome with Uwe Kerkmann

13:35 - 13:55

“Hydrogen start-ups are in focus in NRW: chances, challenges and support”

Fireside Chat

Uwe Kerkmann talks with 

  • Dr. Gregor Polcyn
    Managing DirectorWEW GmbH
  • Sebastian Hanny-Busch
    Associated DirectorNRW.BANK
13:55 - 14:40

“Companies in NRW are open for co-operation in the field of hydrogen: How can start-ups get in touch?”

Panel Discussion

Magdalena Sprengel talks with

  • Ralf Werner
    CIOOpen Grid Europe GmbH
  • Frank Sent
    Director Consulting ExpertCGI Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG
  • Gero Böhmer
    Director, Government & Public AffairsWILO SE
  • Patrick Wienert
    Head of Hydrogenumlaut energy GmbH
14:40 - 15:00

“Where to start in NRW? – From a single desk to industrial size: locations, coworking, lab facilities”

Location Pitch

Get started in Duisburg, Essen, Dortmund and Jülich

  • Jan-Niclas Müller
    Project Manager Innovation & Start-upsDuisburg Business & Innovation GmbH
  • Daniel Adler
    Head of InnovationEWG - Essener Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft mbH
  • Julia Jaeger
    Investor SupportEconomic Development Agency Dortmund
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Hoffschmidt
    Managing DirectorBrainergy Park Jülich
15:00 - 15:25

"H2 start-up ecosystem in Europe: The Leading role of NRW" - Get connected to our productive and cooperative H2 ecosystems

Closing Session

Uwe Kerkmann talks with

  • Prof. Dr. Julia Frohne
    Chair of the Management BoardBusiness Metropole Ruhr GmbH
  • Prof. Dr. David Antons
    Professor and Co-Director, Institute for Technology & Innovation Management (TIM)RWTH Aachen University
15:25 - 15:30

Closing with Uwe Kerkmann

Thursday Nov 10

 

Site Tours (English)

Details coming soon

9:00 - 17:00

Site Tour Ruhr Metropolitan region – „HY Production, Transport and Distribution “

KROHNE Messetechnik, MAN Energy Solutions SE, H2Herten Anwenderzentrum

9:00 - 17:00

Site Tour Ruhr Metropolitan region – „Research Landscape Ruhr “

Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Fraunhofer-Institut für Umwelt-, Sicherheits-und Energietechnik UMSICHT, Gas and Heat Institute Essen e.V.(GWI), Westfälische Hochschule

9:00 - 17:00

Site Tour Ruhr Metropolitan region – „Hydrogen in the industry“

Zentrum für Brennstoffzellentechnik, Thyssen Krupp ElectricalSteel/Klimahafen Gelsenkirchen, FelcoGmbH

9:00 - 17:00

Site Tour Rhineland area – „Hydrogen Mobility & Hydrogen in chemical industry"

HyCologne – Hydrogen Region Rhineland: Hydrogen bus projects, Frechen; INOVYN, Rheinberg

9:00 - 17:00

Site Tour Rhineland mining area – „From coal to the energy system of the future“

Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institute of Energy and Climate Research, HC-H2 Helmholtz cluster, Brainergy Parc (tbc)

9:00 - 17:00

Site Tour Westphalia

H2 Airport Dreierwalde, District of Steinfurt, Saerbeck Bioenergy Park, Enapter Campus

The event on 11/9 and the Site Tours on 11/10 will be climate friendly/climate neutral.

  

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Organizers

  

Europe's Heartbeat

 

Join the beat in NRW

Welcome to North Rhine-Westphalia, the most important economic region in Germany.

Smart industry, new mobility, hydrogen, renewable energies, biotech and R&D – NRW combines unique location factors making sure that the business location is in the best possible position compared to other European regions. The state is one of the most popular investment locations for foreign companies in Europe and embraces game changers in emerging technologies. Have a look and explore Europe’s heartbeat!

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Contact

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Head of Business Unit China | Latin America
+49 211 13000-139
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