Europe 2018

Clean Energies
Positioning Today for Tomorrow's Opportunities
Distributive LNG and the H2 Economy

Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 23rd April - 25th April

gasworld’s European Conference 2018, will provide insight into the little known and little understood but fast-growing Distributive LNG business and the continued ramp-up of the Hydrogen Economy…


A progressive agenda will deliver several experts that will present and debate subjects to provide key ‘takeaways’ to help companies consider their future strategic role in the clean energy sector.


With the theme, Positioning Today for Tomorrow’s Opportunities, the event will take place at the Beurs van Berlage Conference Centre in  Amsterdam, The Netherlands , from 23rd April – 25th April 2018.


Pierre-Etienne Franc Vice-President Air Liquide Hydrogen Energy WBU & Secretary of Hydrogen Council
Johan Knijp Country Manager Netherlands DNV GL Oil & Gas
Anne Kleczka Leading the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Department BMW
Jan Burdinski Head of European government relations Hyundai Motor Company
Edgar Kuipers Investment Director Broadview Holding BV
Samuel Zouaghi President Cryostar SAS
Zdenek Machala Projects Director Chart Ferox
Oskar Voorsmit Senior Business Development Manager for Hydrogen PitPoint Clean Fuels
Ad van Wijk Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur & Professor TU Delft
Jan Van Houwenhove Owner Cryo Advise bvba
Wouter Vanhoudt Director Europe HINICIO
Dr. Andreas Broecker Head of Technology & Innovation Linde AG
Ian Williamson Chairman European Hydrogen Association
Denis Thomas EU Regulatory Affairs & Business Development Manager Renewable Hydrogen Hydrogenics Europe N.V.
Cornelius von der Heydt Chief Commercial Officer Hydrogenious Technologies
Dr. Nick Hart Compliance team lead ITM Power
Dr. Marcus Newborough Development Director ITM Power Plc
Dr. Thijs de Groot Innovation Technologist AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals
Eike Doelschner Chief Technology Officer HEROSE
Brice Lemaire Europe Sales Manager ACD
Rob Cockerill Global Managing Editor gasworld
John Raquet CEO gasworld


Registration & Exhibition Set-Up
  • Time: 3:00pm
Welcome Reception
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Beurs Van Berlage - Grote Zaal
Welcome Day 1 - The Hydrogen Economy in Europe
Registration and Welcome Refreshments
  • Time: 8:00am
Welcome and Introduction
  • Time: 8:45am
Pierre-Etienne Franc Air Liquide Hydrogen Energy WBU & Secretary of Hydrogen Council
Opening Keynote Address
  • Time: 9:00am
Panel Session 1 - The H2 Economy Redefined
Ian Williamson - European Hydrogen Association
Panel Session 1 - The H2 Economy Redefined
  • The State of Play
  • Cleaner Hydrogen in Refineries
  • Green Hydrogen
  • Automotive Industry Update
  • Hydrogen Safety
  • Time: 9:30am
Coffee Break
  • Time: 11:30am
Panel Session 2 - Latest Technologies to Support the H2 Economy
Denis Thomas - Hydrogenics
Panel Session 2 - Latest Technologies to Support the H2 Economy
  • The Scaling Up and Down of Renewable Hydrogen
  • Transport and Storage Needs for Hydrogen
  • Small Scale Hydrogen Production Plant – Traditional
  • Latest H2 Fuel Filling Station
  • Hydrogen Gas Supply Chain
  • Time: 12:00pm
  • Time: 1:30pm
  • Location: Grote Zaal
Sponsor: Cryostar
Afternoon & Evening Programme
Afternoon Booth Programme and Networking
  • Time: 2:30pm
  • Location: Grote Zaal
Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: Grote Zaal
Ad van Wijk TU Delft
Conference Dinner
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Location: Buers Van Berlage - Graanbeurszaal
Welcome Day 2 - Distributive LNG
Morning Refreshments
  • Time: 8:30am
Welcome Day 2
  • Time: 8:55am
Johan Knijp DNV GL Oil & Gas
Keynote Address - Day 2
  • Time: 9:05am
Panel Session 3 - Distributive LNG
Panel Session 3 - Distributive LNG
  • Current State of Play in Europe
  • Synergies, Strength, and Here to Stay: LNG & the Gases Industry
  • Markets for Distributive LNG


  • Time: 9:30am
Coffee Break
  • Time: 11:00am
Panel Session 4 - Distributive LNG Technologies
Samuel Zouaghi - Cryostar
Panel Session 4 - Distributive LNG Technologies
  • LNG Fuel Stations
  • LNG Multi-Functional Storage Terminals with Road, Rail and Marine Distribution Hubs
  • Cryogenic Pumps & Valve Technologies


  • Time: 11:30am
  • Time: 1:30pm
  • Location: Grote Zaal
Sponsor: Prima LNG
Afternoon Programme
Afternoon Booth Programme & Networking Time
  • Time: 2:30pm
  • Location: Grote Zaal
Conference Close and After Glo Event
  • Time: 17:00
  • Location: 5&33 Bar - Art 'Otel


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Who you will meet…

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… what you will see

  • Full day one agenda on the Hydrogen Economy, addressing how to maximise opportunities, drive supply chain optimisation and improve profitability.
  • Dedicated day two agenda on Distributive LNG – delivering actionable takeaways on transport and storage technologies.
  • Senior speakers and participants from Europe’s leading gas companies, technology suppliers and equipment manufacturers – representing a who’s who of the industry.
  • Networking opportunities with over 200 key players from across Europe. Everyone you need to meet to get your business ahead, in a single location.

Beurs van Berlage

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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