Europe 2016

Industrial Gas Conference

Hilton Hotel, Düsseldorf, 20-22 June 2016

The event entitled ‘Carving Out Growth’  will see leading industry specialists including a mix of analysts, economists and intelligence experts address the hot topics in the European gases business in 2016 and will identify where opportunities and innovation exist to carve out future growth.


Dr Aldo Belloni Retired Linde AG
Sue Graham Johnston Managing Director, UK, Ireland and Africa The Linde Group
Aldo Fumagalli Romario Chairman and Managing Director SOL Group
Bernardo Sestini Managing Director SIAD S.p.A.
Anish Patel President AIIGMA
Dr Claus Benkert Director McKinsey & Company Inc.
Dr Michael Glaschke Partner McKinsey & Company Inc.
Antoine Mazas Managing Director Air Liquide Advanced Technologies GmbH
Tim Jones Managing Director Deutsche Bank
Jan Kurel LNG Systems Sales Manager Chart Ferox
Marius Gorczyca Director Sales & Engineering ASCO Carbon Dioxide Ltd
Michael Mortensen Chief Commercial Officer Union Engineering
Doug Thornton Chief Executive BCGA
Phil Brickell General Secretary EIGA
Ian Williamson Chairman European Hydrogen Association
Ellart de Wit CTO HyGear
Dr Friedhelm Herzog Senior Manager Application Technology Industry Messer Group GmbH
Ian Davies Managing Director IGPH
Anatoli Kogan Market Manager - Energy Lydall Performance Materials
John Raquet CEO gasworld


Registration opens
  • Time: 3:00pm
Pre-Conference Welcome Reception and Exhibition Opens
  • Time: 6:00pm
Carving Out Growth
Registration & Exhibition Time
  • Time: 8:45am
John Raquet gasworld
Welcome and Introduction
  • Time: 9:45am
Session #1 - Setting the Scene Chair: John Raquet, gasworld
Industry Drivers in Europe
  • Time: 10:45
James Barr gasworld
European Industrial Gas Market Update
  • Time: 10:45
Tim Jones Deutsche Bank
Industrial Gas Investment View
  • Time: 11:15
Q&A Session
  • Time: 11:45
Lunch & Exhibition Time
  • Time: 12:00
Session #2 - The Hot Topics Chair: Bernardo Sestini, SIAD
Sue Graham Johnston The Linde Group
R&D - Why Industrial Gas Innovation is Essential
  • Time: 2:00pm
Jan Kurel Chart Ferox
The Distributive LNG Opportunity in Europe
  • Time: 2:30pm
Phil Brickell EIGA
Challenges and Concerns - Safety and Regulations in Europe Today
  • Time: 3:00pm
Doug Thornton BCGA
Preventing Gas Abuse and The Psychoactive Substances Act 2016
  • Time: 3:20pm
Q&A Session
  • Time: 3:40pm
Conference Day One Close & Exhibition Time
  • Time: 4:00pm
Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception
  • Time: 6:30pm
Conference Dinner
  • Time: 7:30pm
Sponsor: Herose GmbH
Carving Out Growth
Registration & Exhibition Time
  • Time: 8:30am
John Raquet gasworld
Welcome to Day Two
  • Time: 9:15am
Session #3 - The Growth Drivers Chair: Anish Patel, AIIGMA
Aldo Fumagalli Romario SOL Group
Healthcare and Homecare
  • Time: 9:30am
Marius Gorczyca ASCO Carbon Dioxide Ltd
CO2 Applications Driving Growth in Europe
  • Time: 10:00am
Ian Williamson European Hydrogen Association
The H2 Economy and Supply Chain
  • Time: 10:30am
Antoine Mazas Air Liquide Advanced Technologies GmbH
The Environment and Technologies
  • Time: 11:00am
Q&A Session
  • Time: 11:30am
Lunch & Exhibition Time
  • Time: 11:45am
Session #4 - Innovative Technologies Chair: Dr. Aldo Belloni
Dr Friedhelm Herzog Messer Group GmbH
Cooling Unit for a Superconducting Electricity Cable
  • Time: 1:30pm
Anatoli Kogan Lydall Performance Materials
Cryogenic Insulation - Innovation and Responsibility
  • Time: 2:00pm
Ellart de Wit HyGear
Alternative Gas Supply and Recycling
  • Time: 2:25pm
Ian Davies IGPH
450 Bar Filling
  • Time: 2:50pm
Michael Mortensen Union Engineering
Innovation in CO2
  • Time: 3:15pm
Q&A Session
  • Time: 3:45pm
Conference Day Two Close & Exhibition Time
  • Time: 4:00pm


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The Hilton Hotel, Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf, Germany

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