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The Australian Hydrogen Conference

Exploring the latest hydrogen energy developments in Australia, and our international export opportunities

26-27 May 2021 | ICC, Sydney & Virtually Delivered

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With the Morrison government’s proposed $539.2m increase in investment in regional hydrogen hubs and carbon capture and storage projects, the Australian Hydrogen Conference is perfectly timed to bring together the key stakeholders from all over Australia and the globe to find out the latest developments in this rapidly developing industry

Join the hydrogen sector’s most eminent energy leaders to explore the latest emerging projects, challenges, opportunities and lessons, and help shape the future of this rapidly expanding industry. The Australian Hydrogen Conference, held in partnership with the Australian Hydrogen Council, will be held on the 26-27 May 2021 at the ICC Sydney and in a virtual format.

Physical attendance is limited. Book now to secure your spot.


We are delighted to announce that Australian Hydrogen Conference 2021 has been listed on Austrade’s Schedule of Approved Business Events.

This means eligible businesses can apply for funding under the Business Events Grants Program to cover up to 50% of the costs of participating in attending the Australian Hydrogen Conference 2021 as sponsors, exhibitors or delegates.

Grants from $5,000 to $250,000 per entity are now available.

The minimum grant amount has been lowered to $5,000 and the minimum expenditure amount has also been lowered to $10,000 (previously $20,000). This means that more exhibitors, delegates and sponsors will now be eligible for funding.

ACT NOW! Applications are currently open, and the deadline to submit has been extended until 30 June 2021.

Click here to view the FAQs and assess your eligibility.

Click here to apply.


The Hon. Angus Taylor MP

Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Federal Government

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull AC

The Hon. Matthew Kean MP

Minister for Energy and Environment, NSW Government

The Hon. Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry, Western Australian Government

The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio MP

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Victorian Government

The Hon. Mick de Brenni

Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen and Minister for Public Works and Procurement, Queensland Government

The Hon. Guy Barnett MP

Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Tasmanian Government

The Hon. Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP

Minister for Energy and Mining, South Australian Government

Murray Lyster

Chair, Australian Hydrogen Council

Rupert Maloney

Head of Hydrogen Investment, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

David Parker AM

Chair & Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Regulator

Leigh Kennedy

National Cluster Development Manager, National Energy Resources Australia (NERA)

Michael van Baarle

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ABEL Energy

Anna Freeman

Policy Director – Energy Generation, Clean Energy Council

Lachlan Pfeiffer

Chief Sustainability and Business Development Officer, Viva Energy

Ben Wilson

CEO, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

Professor Bronwyn Fox

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise), Swinburne University of Technology

Richard Jeffery

General Manager Commercial Strategy Delivery, Stanwell Corporation Limited

Daniel Kim

Chief Executive Officer, Ark Energy Corporation

Phaedra Deckart

Chief Executive Officer, Tas Gas

David Edwards

Future Technology and Innovation Manager, Horizon Power

Hannah McCaughey

Group Executive Transformation and Technology, APA Group

Professor Chris Greig

Senior Research Scientist at the Andlinger, Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton

Dr Larry Marshall

Chief Executive, CSIRO

Dr Attilio Pigneri

Chief Executive, The Hydrogen Utility (H2U)

Associate Professor Iain MacGill

School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications & Collaboration on Energy & Environmental Markets (CEEM), UNSW

Dr Dennis Van Puyvelde

Head of Gas, Energy Networks Australia

Malcolm Rushin

Future Energy Hydrogen Lead and Senior Technical Director, GHD

Emma Roberts

Head of Future Energy, CS Energy

Matt Walden

Director | Business Development & Transactions, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Andrew Horvath

Global Group Chairman, Star Scientific Limited

Ben Artup

Executive Director – Strategic Projects and Economic Development, Bundaberg Regional Council

Jeremy Hasnip

Head of Power & Renewables, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

David Norman

CEO, Future Fuels CRC

Romesh Rodrigo

Senior Manager, Homologation, VPC and Regulatory Affairs, Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific

Kobad Bhavnagri

Global Head of Industry and Building Decarbonization, BloombergNEF

Azad Hessamodini

President, Growth & Development, Wood

Richard Fechner

Global Leader – GHD Advisory

Gary Bradshaw

Compressor Products Manager, Howden Process Compressors

Jonathan Weidenbaum

Automation Consultant, Emerson

Michael Calvert

Sales Director for Energy, ABB Australia

Michelangelo Lauria

Senior Technical Sales, Turbomachinery & Process Solutions, Baker Hughes Australia

Tracey Boyes

General Manager Future Growth, Origin Australia

Holger Lösch

Deputy Director General, Executive Board, Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities


The Australian Hydrogen Conference, brings together the key minds of the Hydrogen industry globally. Brand your company and network amongst the great minds of the Hydrogen industry. Be at the forefront of this rapidly expanding sector globally.

There are many opportunities for networking including social events such as networking drinks, refreshment breaks and lunches, making this not just a conference… but an all encompassing industry “experience”.

Event sponsorship or exhibiting will allow your organisation to:

  • Build relationships with potential and existing clients
  • Generate leads from a high-level, targeted audience
  • Close sales in a more personal manner than via phone
  • Demonstrate your product in person
  • Network with the industry
  • Build brand awareness

Please note that this event will incorporate a digital attendance component to enable sponsors, speakers and attendees who are not permitted to travel the opportunity to still virtually attend.

To see what is on offer please contact:

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
T: +61 (0)2 9080 4334



The event will be held in a COVID-safe format, with an online streaming option also available. There are limited places for face to face conference passes so register now to avoid disappointment.

As the world’s leading events’ organiser, Informa has developed a detailed set of enhanced measures to provide the highest level of hygiene and safety at its events, providing everyone with reassurance and confidence they are participating in a safe and controlled environment.

For additional information, please see our complete list of commitments on how we’ll keep this event AllSecure:

when & where

26 - 27 May 2021

ICC, Sydney
14 Darling Drive
Sydney NSW 2000

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Still have a question?

Lisa Hedlund
Conference Research Manager
+61 (2) 9080 4058

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 (2) 9080 4334

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