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World Power-to-X Summit 2021
The Hydrogen Crossroad

The first edition of the WorldPtXSummit is OVER! Relive this amazing summit on green hydrogen.

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1-3 December 2021

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The World Ptx Summit 2021

The World PtX Summit is organized in a joint effort between the Moroccan Research Institute for Solar Energy and New Energies (IRESEN) and the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), aiming towards the creation of a regional platform, dedicated to Green Hydrogen and its applications within the whole “Power-To-X” (PtX) economy.

This platform will trigger high-level discussions and partnerships for a new clean energy era, enabled by the Green Hydrogen opportunities

Therefore, the World Power-to-X Summit 2021 will be a must-attend event for policy-makers, industry leaders, research experts and global innovators to discuss PtX in depth in a variety of high-level panels and sessions.

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2020 Speakers

The World Power-to-X Summit 2021 panels and sessions promises to gather to best technical experts, renown researches and official representatives in the field off power-to-X around the world. Do not miss the opportunity to meet and interact with them during our event.

Aziz Rabbah

AzizRabbah

Moulay Hafid ELALAMY

Moulay HafidELALAMY

Ahmed Reda CHAMI

Ahmed RedaCHAMI

Kadri SIMSON

KadriSIMSON

João Pedro Matos FERNANDES

João Pedro MatosFERNANDES

Norbert BARTHLE

NorbertBARTHLE

Andreas FEICHT

AndreasFEICHT

Rita SCHWARZELÜHR-SUTTER

RitaSCHWARZELÜHR-SUTTER

Fransesco LA CAMERA

FransescoLA CAMERA

Ralf Wehrspohn

RalfWehrspohn

Iliass Elfali

IliassElfali

Mohamed GHAZALI

MohamedGHAZALI

Mohammed BENYAHIA

MohammedBENYAHIA

Rosalinda VAN DER VLIES

Rosalinda VAN DER VLIES

Saïd ElHadi

SaïdElHadi

Tarik HAMANE

TarikHAMANE

Rachid Idrissi Kaitouni

RachidIdrissi Kaitouni

Nadja Hakansson

NadjaHakansson

Florence Lambert

FlorenceLambert

Hans VON MEYER

HeinoVon Meyer

Paul Van Son

PaulVan Son

Ahmed ENNAOUI

AhmedENNAOUI

Franz Josef RADERMACHER

Franz JosefRADERMACHER

and many more

2020 Schedule

The World Power-to-X Summit 2020 program provided a unique opportunity for participants to learn more about the latest developments impacting the Power-to-X sector.

Patricipating to these sessions is essential if you are looking to implement next-generation innovations based on green hydrogen within your projects and stay abreast of the transformative Power-to-X technologies that will impact your industry.

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08:30 - 09:00

Participants Login

09:00 - 09:15

Welcoming address

Mr. Hicham EL HABTI, President - UM6P

Mr. Badr IKKEN, Director General - IRESEN

09:15 - 10:45

OPENING - HIGH LEVEL SESSION 1 Regulations and Policies

“Power-to-X Economy, A trigger to a New EU-Africa Union?”

Mr. Ahmed Reda CHAMI, President - Social & Environmental Council of Morocco

HE. Mr. Aziz RABBAH, Minister of Energy, Mines and Environment – Morocco

HE. Mr. Moulay Hafid ELALAMY, Minister of Industry, Trade and Green & Digital Economy – Morocco

HE. Mrs. Kadri SIMSON, European Commissioner for Energy – European Commission

HE. Mr. João Pedro Matos FERNANDES, Minister for the Environment and Energy Transition – Portugal

Mr. Andreas FEICHT, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy – Germany

Mr. Norbert BARTHLE, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development – Germany

Mr. Francesco LA CAMERA, Director General – IRENA


Mr. Ilyass EL FALI, COO – OCP Group

Mr. Tarik HAMANE, Executive Director and Head of Development – MASEN

Dr. Paolo FRANKL, Head of the Renewable Energy Division – IEA

10:45 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 13:00

SESSION 2 Market Perspectives

“Is there a market for Power-to-X Products? Which timeline ?”

Mr. Saïd ELHADI, President of Green Economy Commission - CGEMand CEO - Nareva

Mr. Heino VON MEYER, Head of Global Relations and Networking – PtX HUB Berlin

Mr. Said MOULINE, CEO – AMEE

Dr. Kurt-Christian SCHEEL, Managing Director – VDA

Mr. Samuel ALT, Senior Director Energy Policy – Siemens Energy

Mrs. Hanane EL HAMRAOUI, Vice President Industry – HDF

13:00 - 14:30

Break

14:30 - 16:00

SESSION 3 Industrial Deployment of Power-to-X

“What are the challenges facing industrial scale-up of the PtX chain value”

Mr. Rachid IDRISSI KAITOUNI, President - Moroccan Energy Federation

Dr. Kathrin GOLDAMMER, Board Member – HYPOS

Mrs. Nadja HAAKANSSON, Managing Director Region Africa – Siemens Energy

Mrs. Caroline HILLEGEER, Chief Commercial Officer – Engie Hydrogen Business Unit

Mr. Christopher FRANK, Head of Strategic Business Development & Key Account Management – Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

Mr. Florent BAUDU, Sales Director – McPHY

Mr. Raphael TILOT, Renewables Director – John Cockerill

Mr. Denis THOMAS, Global Business Development Leader – Cummins Inc.

16:00 - 16:30

Break

16:30 - 18:00

DEDICATED SESSION 4 IRENA - Collaborative Framework for Hydrogen

Opening

Mr. Badr IKKEN, Director General – IRESEN

Standards and infrastructure for Green Hydrogen

Mr. Dolf GIELEN, Director – IRENA Innovation & Technology Centre


PANEL DISCUSSION - Mrs. Anne HELD, Coordinator of BU Renewable Energies - Fraunhofer ISI

Mr. Bernard GINDROZ, Chairman – CEN/CENELEC

Mr. Laurent ANTONI, Co-Lead of the H2PA task force – IPHE

Mrs. Ilaria CONTI, Head of Gas – Florence School of Regulation

Mr. Norbert SCHMITZ, Managing Director – ISCC System

Mrs. Roxana BEKEMOHAMMADI, Executive Director – Western States Hydrogen Alliance

Mr. Kilian CRONE, International Cooperation Hydrogen & Powerfuels – German Energy Agency (DENA)

Mr. Benjamin MALUENDA PHILIPPI, Head of the New Energy Unit – Chile’s Ministry of Energy


Closing remarks

Mr. Hans VAN STEEN, Director General for Energy – European Commission

18:00

End of First Day

09:00 - 10:30

HIGH LEVEL SESSION 5 Technology Challenges

“How can hydrogen innovations shape the sustainability of energy transition ?”

Prof. Ralf WEHRSPOHN, Executive Vice President - Fraunhofer

Mr. Mohammed BENYAHIA, Secretary General of the Environment Department – Morocco

Mrs. Rita SCHWARZELÜHR-SUTTER, Parliamentary State Secretary – German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

Mrs. Rosalinde VAN DER VLIES, Director of the Clean Planet Directorate – DG Research and Innovation, European Commission


Mr. Badr IKKEN, General Director – IRESEN

Dr. Florence LAMBERT, CEO – CEA-Tech Liten

Dr. Emilio NIETO GALLEGO, Director – Centro Nacional de Hidrogeno

Prof. Dr. Franz Josef RADERMACHER, Director – FAW

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:30

SESSION 6 Power-to-X & Renewables

“Which challenges at what cost?”

Mr. Tarik HAMANE, Executive Director and Head of Development – MASEN

Mr. Paul VAN SON, President & CEO – Dii

Mr. Dimitar ENCHEV, Managing Partner – CWPR

Mr. AbdelIlah CHAMI, Head of sustainability & CSV – ENEL Green Power Morocco

Mrs. Hanane MOURCHID, Senior Vice-President – OCP Group

Mr. Philippe MIQUEL, CEO – Engie North Africa

Mr. Siegfried HUEGEMANN, Founder – African Hydrogen Partnership

12:30 - 13:30

Break

13:30 - 15:00

SESSION 7 Power-to-X Deployment International Benchmark

Mr. Cédric PHILIBERT, Associate Researcher, Energy & Climate Center - IFRI

Mr. Setsuo IUCHI, Executive Director for Hydrogen Business – Chiyoda Corporation

Dr. Ing. Florian GRUSCHWITZ, Head of Business Development – MAN Energy Solutions

Dr. Attilio PIGNERI, CEO – Hydrogen Utility (H2U)

Mr. Trevor BROWN, Executive Director – Ammonia Energy Association

Mr. Nawfal EL FADIL, Country Manager – EDF Renouvelables

Mrs. Nuria HARTMANN, Independent Environmental Consultant – Chile

Dr. Jens PERNER, Associate Director – Frontier Economics

15:00 - 15:30

Break

15:30 - 16:30

SESSION 8 Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage

“What are the main challenges facing the use of carbon in green applications?”

M. Ahmed ENNAOUI, IRESEN - Morocco

Mr. Ingolfur GUDMUNDSSON, CEO – Carbon Recycling International

Dr. Dirk NUBER, Director – Climeworks Germany

Mr. Jon MORRISH, Member of the Managing Board – HeidelbergCement

Mr. Julius OKON, Head of Sales and Development – STEAG Energy Services

16:30 - 17:00

Break

17:00 - 18:30

DEDICATED SESSION 9 Dii/MENA - Hydrogen Alliance Session

“A Clean Hydrogen Act - Nice to Have or a Necessity?”

Mr. Cornelius MATTHES, Senior Vice President – Dii Desert Energy

Mr. Frank WOUTERS, Chair – MENA Hydrogen Alliance

Dr. Malcolm COOK, Vice President & Head of Chemicals & Process Technologies – Thyssenkrupp Middle East & Turkey

Mr. Michael STUSCH, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer – H2-Industries

Mr. Dimitrios TRIANTAFYLLOPOULOS, Director – New Energy Solutions, Metka

18:30

End of Second Day

09:00 - 10:30

DEDICATED SESSION 10 Konrad Adenauer Stiftung - Green Hydrogen in Africa

Mrs. Daniela DIEGELMANN, Head of Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change Middle East and North Africa (KAS – REMENA) – Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), Morocco

Dr. Jauad EL KHARRAZ, Senior International Expert – Morocco

Dr. Mustapha TAOUMI, Energy Technology Key Expert – EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network, UAE

Dr. Maged MAHMOUD, Acting Executive Director and Technical Director – Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), Egypt

Dr. Abdullah AL ABRI, Executive Director – Ejaad, Oman

Dr. Syham BENTOUATI, International Energy Expert – Algeria

Mr. Stanley SEMELANE, Senior Researcher – Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa, Integrated Energy Centre

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:30

SESSION 11 Power-to-X Regulations

Mr. Samir RACHIDI, R&D Director, Thermal Systems & PtX - IRESEN

Mr. Rabii EL BACHA, President – CDMA

Mr. Ulrich BENTERBUSCH, Head of Sub-Department IIB – Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Mr. Wolfgang EICHHAMMER, Head Competence Centre Energy Policy and Energy Markets – Fraunhofer ISI

Mrs. Anne LAPIERRE, Global Head of Energy – Norton Rose Fulbright

Mr. Gabriel DE LASTOURS, Associate Director, Regional Head Energy – EBRD

12:30 - 14:00

Break

14:00 - 16:00

SCIENTIFIC SESSION 12

Prof. Ahmed ENNAOUI, President of the Scientific Council – IRESEN

Prof. Thomas HANNAPPEL, Professor – TU Ilmenau

Dr. Young Suk JO, Senior Research Scientist - Korea Institute of Science and Technology

Prof. Dennoun SAIFAOUI, Professor – Faculty of Sciences, Hassan II University

Prof. Hicham BEN YOUCEF, Associate Professor – Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

Dr. Lénárd-István CSEPEI, Senior Scientist Chemical Catalysts – Fraunhofer IGB

16:00

End of the event

Thematics

  • Renewables Renewable Energy Hybridization
  • Hydrogen Hydrogen Production, Transport & Storage
  • Chemistry Green Chemistry
  • CCSU Carbon Capture Storage and Utilization
  • Mobility Mobility on Hydrogen

BE PART OF THE NEW CLEAN ENERGY ERA

The multiple conference sessions will give deep and updated insights on the recent trends and advances related to the PtX economy deployment, mainly about the following aspects:

  • Public policies and regulations
  • Markets and supplies
  • Investment and funding
  • Innovation and technologies in:
  • Renewable Energy Hybridization
  • Hydrogen Production, Transport & Storage
  • Green Chemistry
  • Carbon Capture Storage and Utilization
  • Mobility on Hydrogen

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