Global Helium Summit 2016


New Jersey, 12-13 September 2016

Helium Summit 2.0 – Titled ‘Markets Returning to Equilibrium’ the summit aims to understand change in the supply and demand dynamics of the helium business, both in the US and globally. Crucially, it also seeks to address future market expectations and questions over application developments.


Phil Kornbluth President Kornbluth Helium Consulting
Robert Jolley Field Manager Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Joe Horn President Linde Global Helium
Dr. Vince White Senior Research Associate Air Products
Nick Haines Head Global Helium Source Development Linde Global Helium
Thomas Abraham-James CEO Helium One
Brian Bauer Chief Commercial Officer Hybrid Enterprises
Jim Hermetet Vice President Sales & Marketing American Gas Products
Brian Witt Director of Business Development IACX Energy
Andrew Wade Strategic Procurement of Helium Siemens Healthcare
John Campbell President Intelligas Consulting
Maura Garvey Director of Market Research Intelligas Consulting
Richard Adams Business Development Manager DataOnline
John Raquet CEO gasworld


Registration Opens & Pre-Summit Welcome Reception
  • Time: 6:00pm
Markets Returning to Equilibrium
Registration & Exhibition Time
  • Time: 7:30am
John Raquet gasworld
Welcome & Introduction
  • Time: 8:45am
Session #1 - Helium Market Conditions Chair: Phil Kornbluth, Kornbluth Helium Consulting
Robert Jolley Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Current and Future BLM Pipeline and Storage System
  • Time: 9:00am
Helium Supply and Demand Market Conditions
  • Time: 9:30am
Nick Haines Linde Global Helium
Helium Stewardship Act of 2013: A Look Back
  • Time: 10:10am
  • Time: 10:40am
Coffee Break
  • Time: 10:50am
Session #2 - Helium Production & Projects Chair: John Raquet, gasworld
Phil Kornbluth Kornbluth Helium Consulting
Future Sources of Helium
  • Time: 11:20am
Thomas Abraham-James Helium One
Helium Potential in Tanzania
  • Time: 11:50am
Dr. Vince White Air Products
Helium Extraction from Carbon Dioxide
  • Time: 12:20
Brian Witt IACX Energy
Helium Production from Non-Hydrocarbon Sources
  • Time: 12:50
  • Time: 1:20pm
Lunch & Exhibition Time
  • Time: 1:30pm
Sponsor: DataOnline
Session #3 - Technology Shifts & Application Drivers Chair: Joe Horn, Linde Global Helium
Andrew Wade Siemens Healthcare
The MRI Story - Past, Present and Future
  • Time: 2:30pm
Jim Hermetet American Gas Products
Balloon Gas Distribution in the US
  • Time: 3:00pm
Brian Bauer Hybrid Enterprises
Airships for Heavy Lifting and Tourism
  • Time: 3:30pm
Richard Adams DataOnline
Tracking and Monitoring Technologies for Helium Assets
  • Time: 4:00pm
  • Time: 4:30pm
Phil Kornbluth Kornbluth Helium Consulting
Concluding Thoughts
  • Time: 4:45pm
Exhibition Time and Afterglow Reception
  • Time: 5:00pm
Summit Close
  • Time: 6:00pm


Running alongside the summit is a dedicated exhibition area where companies can showcase their products and services on a branded promotional table.

Use the exhibition plan to see those exhibiting.
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Doubletree by Hilton Somerset Hotel

200 Atrium Drive, Somerset, New Jersey, 08873-4197, USA

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