Queensland (& Australia’s) Hydrogen Community will be spoilt for choice this September

H2Q – Hydrogen Queensland in conjunction with the Smart Energy Council have assembled a variety of offerings for Australia’s Hydrogen community this September.

As a precursor to Hydrogen Queensland’s much anticipated 2nd Annual Hydrogen Connect Summit 2023 set to take place on 6-7 Sept, there are a range of pre-Summit activities available to industry on 5th Sept. These activities allow businesses and individuals to add an extra day and really maximise their Out of Office time by broadening their learning and networking experience.

What’s on offer on Wednesday 5th Sept?

Your choice of 8 Pre-Summit Workshops & 2 Pre-Summit Tech Tour

Noting that Workshops & Tech Tours have limited numbers. Secure your spot today to avoid missing out!


1-day Smart Energy Queensland Conference

A closer look at the 8 Pre-Summit Workshops & 2 Pre-Summit Tech Tours

MORNING (8:30am – 12:30pm) Choose from (1 of 4) Workshops OR (1) Technical Tour.


An Update on Hydrogen Safety Standards 2023 to offer Certainty, Transparency and Codes of Best Practice between States and Federal Government

Workshop Moderator:

Diane Hinson, Hydrogen Transformation Partner, Advisian

Confirmed Facilitator:

Tom Lord, Lead Renewable Technical Energy Advisor, Australian Gas Association


Ideation Session

Road, Rail, Airports: Mobility Essentials for Transport Operators to Decarbonise their Fleets

Delegates will have an opportunity to engage in a strategic focus group session with no holds barred conversation to determine the needs of the Australian Transport Sectors.


Renata Berglas, Member, Queensland Hydrogen Taskforce & Mobility Futures Leader QLD, ARRB/NTRO & Director H2Q

Focus Group Participants:

– Heather Bone, Head of ESG, Team Global Express

– David Cavanagh, CEO, Top Group

– More to come soon…


Hydrogen Skills and Workforce Design, Build and Planning required to Serve a Well Operated Hydrogen Sector


Building the Financial Case to Transition to Hydrogen: Offtaker Workshop


Tim Buckley, Director, Climate Energy Finance

More to come soon…


BOC: Hydrogen Electrolysis Production in Action & BP Lytton Hydrogen Refueller

The Renewable Hydrogen Production and Refuelling Project aims to demonstrate renewable hydrogen production at a commercially viable scale, and help progress the commercialisation of hydrogen for vehicle transport in Australia. (Renewable Hydrogen Production and Refuelling Project – Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)). This includes green hydrogen production at the BOC Bulwer Island as well as the first hydrogen refuelling station at a conventional service station in Australia. BOC will share their learnings on the supply chain as well as localisation of technology in this emerging space.

Limited to 15 attendees on first come first served basis

Technical Tour Hosts:

– Chris Dolman, Business Development Manager Clean Hydrogen, BOC Asia Pacific

– Dana Spiers, Director, Strategy and Clean Energy, BOC

AFTERNOON (1:00pm – 5:00pm) Choose from (1 of 4) Workshops OR (1) Technical Tour.


How to Leverage the GO Scheme to Unlock Value for your Certified Renewable Hydrogen Investment, Production and Offtake Activities

Proposed Facilitators:


– DCCEEW representative to be advised.


Pre-empting your Green Hydrogen Project Risks with Sound Social License to Operate Practices

  • Kevin Selleslags, Project Assistant TES-H2


Finding the Sweet Spot for e Fuels, Biofuels and Hydrogen to Decarbonise Quickly

Guest Contributors:

– Melwyn Noronha, CEO, Shipping Australia

– Michael van Baarle, Co-Founder and CEO, Abel Energy

– Amy Philbrook, Hydrogen Technical Leader, ARUP


– Dr Andrew Dicks, Advisor to the Board, Lion Energy, Convenor, Australian Hydrogen Research Network (AHRN), Adjunct Principal Fellow, Queensland Micro-and Nano- technology Centre, Griffith University

– Florence Lindhaus, Cluster Manager Energy, German Australian Hydrogen Alliance


Policy Fundamentals Opportunities and Compliance Requisites


Wildfire Energy: MIHG Waste to Hydrogen Pilot Plant Launch

& Endua: New Energy Hydrogen Production and Storage with Hydrogen Power Banks

Limited to 50 attendees on first come first served basis.

Technical Tour Hosts:

– Greg Perkins, CEO, Wildfire Energy

– Paul Sernia, CEO, Endua

On Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7th September the main course will be served when Queensland and Australia’s Hydrogen community comes together at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for H2Q’s 2nd Annual Hydrogen Connect Summit 2023.

But your choices don’t stop here!

The much-anticipated Summit plenary will provide all the latest federal and state government updates along with international keynote presentations from leading hydrogen businesses from Europe and Asia. In the afternoon of Wednesday 6th, attendees have the choice of eight different breakaway case studies and panel discussions to select from.

We encourage businesses & individuals to maximise their out-of-office time by taking advantage of these opportunities. It is H2Q – Hydrogen Queensland’s objective to provide industry with more certainty, clarity, lessons learned and future anticipations so businesses & individuals can de-risk their decision making as they strive toward zero emission ambitions.

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