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


Welcome and Introduction

  • Time: 9:45am

Session #1 - Setting the Scene

Industry Drivers in Europe

  • Time: 10:45

James Barr


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

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


Challenges and Concerns - Safety and Regulations in Europe Today

  • Time: 3:00pm

Doug Thornton


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


Welcome to Day Two

  • Time: 9:15am

Session #3 - The Growth Drivers

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

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


Alternative Gas Supply and Recycling

  • Time: 2:25pm

Ian Davies


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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