H2Asia 2023 Conference

Leading Conference on Hydrogen in Asia. Be at the Forefront of Sustainable Energy. 

29 - 30 August 2023

Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur

Conference Patron

Keynote Speaker

Conference Chairman


Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia


Senior Vice President Project Delivery & Technology, PETRONAS


Senior Manager, Hydrogen Focus Area, Project Delivery & Technology, PETRONAS


Key Highlights 


Day 1: Tuesday, August 29, 2023

08:30 – 09:00

Registration and coffee

09:00 – 10:15

Opening Ceremony and Sessions

Welcome Presentation: Surendran Kandasamy, Conference Chairman

Opening Presentation: H.E. Morten Paulsen, Conference Patron, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

Keynote Presentation: Datuk Bacho Pilong, SVP PD&T, PETRONAS.

Industry Presentation: Dr. Onvaree Techakesari, APAC Solutions Coordinator & Resource Optimization Lead, Black & Veatch.

10:15 - 10:45

Morning Tea / Coffee Break

10:45 - 12:45

Industry and Market Update

By: Mr. Vijay Krishnan, Regional Director, Rystad Energy

Panel Session: Viability of Hydrogen in SEA

Moderator: Mr. Vijay Krishnan, Regional Director, Rystad Energy.
Panelist 1: Shivanan Sivarajah, Head of Project Finance Asia, MUFG Bank Ltd.
Panelist 2: Sandra Seah, Bird & Bird ATMP LPP.
Panelist 3: Chil Han Lee, CEO, VINSSEN Co., Ltd..

12:30 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Hydrogen Presentation

Moderator: Surendran Kandasamy, Conference Chairman.
Paper 1: Hydrogen for Rural Electrification – Sandra Hon, Executive Director & Pek Seck Wei, Technical Director, H2 Energy Sdn. Bhd.
Paper 2: Enabling Hydrogen Adoption – Mike Watt, Director (iCARE), Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore
Paper 3: Hydrogen Leakage Safety Risks – Satiesh Muniandy, Draeger Australia.
Paper 4: Pioneering Hydrogen Refueling Stations in Sarawak - Amin Mahat/Sara Lyana/Faizal Amin (PETRONAS & SEDC Energy)
Paper 5: Hydrogen Refill Stations on Hume Highway Australia, Nick Cleary, CEO of Clara Energy

15:30 - 16:00

Networking Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30

Hydrogen Panel Session: Large Scale Electrolyzer Deployment in Asia

Moderator: Ringo Lim, Head of Project Development, Gentari Hydrogen, Gentari.
Panelist 1: Eric Lin, CEO, Cockerill Jingli Hydrogen. President Asia, John Cockerill Hydrogen.
Panelist 2: James Gombas, Director, FuelCell Energy.
Panelist 3: Marcoen Stoop, Director of Business Development Asia, NEL.

17:30 - 18:30

Networking Reception

Day 2: Wednesday, August 30, 2023

08:30 – 09:00

Registration and coffee

09:00 – 10:30

Panel Session: Norway's Experience - Case Study

Moderator: Peter Godfrey, Managing Director, The Energy Institute Singapore.
Panelist 1: Dr. Per Christer Lund, Norwegian Embassy in Singapore: "Norway's 20+ years global lead on offshore Carbon Capture and Storage"
Panelist 2: Steve Koumouris, VP Far East & Asia, RESMAN Wireless reservoir Surveillance Malaysia: "Integrity, monitoring and traceability of CO2 storage"
Panelist 3: Ronald Chew, Director Business Development CCS, "The Stella Maris CCS project"
Panelist 4: Kees van Wingerden, VP Industrial Risk, Vysus Group, "Safety issues for CCS"

10:30 - 11:00

Morning Tea / Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Panel Session: CCUS in Malaysia

Moderator: Ir. Jauhari Hashim, PETRONAS
Panelist 1: Dr. Chan Zhe Phak, Sr. Manager, PETRONAS Carbon Management Division.
Panelist 2: Adelina Awaluddin, Exxonmobil.
Panelist 3: Jayesh Ramani, Aker Solutions.

12:30 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Carbon Capture & Storage Workshop

By: Dr. Robert Judd, DNV & Peter Cockcroft, Netzero.

15:30 - 16:00

Networking Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:50

Technology and R&D - H2 and CCS

Moderator: Dr. Feroz Maung Maung Myo Thant, Head of R&D, Hydrogen Technology Program, PETRONAS.
Panelist 1: Ir. Ts. Farahdila Kadirkhan, Head of R&D, CCUS Technology Program - Research Direction and Technology Development in CCS.

Panelist 2: Prof. Christian Doonan, Research Director, Scaling Green Hydrogen Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).

16:50 - 17:00

Closing Summary: Mr. K. Surendran, Conference Chairman

This programme may be subjected to alterations and additions.

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