November 6 - 8, 2019 EGATEC

PROGRAM.

Wednesday 6 November 2019
Thursday 7 November 2019
Friday 8 November 2019
17.00 - 20.00 | Registration in the 'Der Aa-kerk'
                             Welcome reception in the 'Der Aa-kerk'; Nienke Homan, Deputy of the Province of Groningen
08.00 | Opening, registration and welcome coffee
 
PLENARY SESSIONS
09.00 - 09.10 | Word of Welcome by Jan-jaap Aué, Director EnTranCe, Centre of Expertise Energy, The Netherlands
 
09.10 - 09.30 | Conference opening by Gerald Linke, President Marcogaz, Technical Association of the European Natural Gas Industry
                             & Zarea Mures, President GERG, The European Gas Research Group
09.30 - 10.10 | Keynote; Towards a sustainable energy system, the potential of hydrogen 
                            Katsuhiko Hirose, Toyota, Japan
Natural Gas in Groningen and The Netherlands
Moderator: Gertjan Lankhorst, Director New Energy Coalition, The Netherlands
10.10 - 10.35 | Challenges and future views on gas in The Netherlands
                          Coby van der Linde, Director Clingendael International Energy Programme, The Netherlands
10.35 - 10.50 | BREAK
10.50 - 11.10 | Realizing reliable gas supply at the right quality
                         Bart Jan Hoevers, Chief Executive Officer, Gasunie Transport Services, The Netherlands
11.10 - 11.45 | Introduction & panel discussion CO2 targets and the role of renewable gases
                        Gertjan Lankhorst, Director New Energy Coalition, The Netherlands
11.45 - 12.45 | Young Researchers
                        Young researcher’s presentations (each student 5 min.)
12.45 - 13.45 | LUNCH & Poster presentations Young Researchers (and also some energy related organizations)
PARALLEL SESSIONS

Greening the gas
Moderator: Ulco Vermeulen, member of the Executive Board of N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie and Director Business Development & Participations, The Netherlands

13.45 - 14.05 | H2 storage: challenges from a European
                          perspective
                          David Dequidt, Research Engineer Storengy for
                          Marcogaz, France

14.05 - 14.25 | Positive externalities along the value chain of
                           renewable gases
                           Harm Grobrügge, President European Biogass
                           Association

14.25 - 14.45 |
Odorisation Interferences in Biomethane
                          Eugenio Salati, Chair of the Marcogaz WG
                          Odorisation group, Manager, Italgas Reti
                          Laboratories, Italy

14.45 - 15.05 |
Overview of available test results for Hydrogen
                         admission into the existing natural gas
                         infrastructure and end use
                         Gert Müller-Syring, Head of Gas Grids and Gas
                         facilities, DBI-Gas- and Umwelttechnik GmbH,
                         Germany
15.05 - 15.25 | Forum Discussion
PARALLEL SESSIONS

Gas utilisation
Moderator: Jean Schweitzer, Senior Project Manager, Danish Gas Technology Centre, Denmark

13.45 - 14.05 | New gas technologies
                          Philippe Dujardin, CEO, Boostheat, France SAS

14.05 - 14.25 |
Future of gas appliances : 2030 road map
                         Régis Contreau, Product Manager New Energy,
                         Gaz Réseau Distribution France, France, Chair of
                         the Marcogaz TF Scenarios and Priorities For Gas
                         Appliances

14.25 - 14.45 |
Hydrogen fired residental boiler - solutions for
                          the retrofit market, starting in Hoogeveen
                          Joàn Teerling, Manager Research * Innovation,
                          Bekaert Combustion Technology, The
                          Netherlands

14.45 - 15.05 | Future gas utilisations for transport, heating or
                           industry - a Danish case study
                           Marie Munster, Technical University of Denmark
                          - DTU Management, Denmark

15.05 - 15.25 |
Combustion control for condensing boilers
                          Jean Schweitzer, Senior Project Manager, Danish
                          Gas Technology Centre, Denmark
                          Conclusion by Jean Schweitzer
15.25 - 15.55 | BREAK
Continuation of Greening the gas
Moderator: Ulco Vermeulen, Director Participations & Business Development, Gasunie, The Netherlands
 
15.55 - 16.15 | The current status of Japanese Hydrogen related
                         strategy and technologies
                         Hisataka Yakabe, Director of Fundamental 
                         Technology Research Institute, Tokyo Gas, Japan
16.15 - 16.35 | GERG Biomethane project - Biomethane trace
                         components and their potential impact on
                         European gas industry
                         Marine Juge, Engie, France
16.35 - 16.55 | Innovative gasification technologies
                         Martijn Theelen, Business Developer, Gasunie,
                         The Netherlands
16.55 - 17.15 | EU project STORE&GO - Demonstrating
                        innovative power-to-methane technologies
                        Frank Graf, project coordinator, STORE&GO,
                        Germany
Sector Integration / Hybrid
Moderator: Gertjan Lankhorst, Director New Energy Coalition, The Netherlands
15.55 - 16.15 | Power Systems of the Future
                         Mart van der Meijden, Delft University of
                         Technology, The Netherlands
16.15 - 16.35 | EU regulatory and policy aspects associated with
                         introducing hydrogen into the gas grid
                         Nicolas Kraus, EU Policy & Regulatory Affairs                                 Manager, Hydrogen Europe, Belgium
16.35 - 16.55 | Perspectives for H2 in the future energy system
                          Jacqueline Vaessen, General Manager Nexstep,
                          The Netherlands
16.55 - 17.15 | Forum Discussion
18.30 - 19.15 | Enjoy the aperitif and visit two amazing expositions (Daan Roosegaarde and Mondo Mendini)
19.15 - 21.30 | Dinner time incl. Award Ceremony Young Researchers at Groningen Museum
PARALLEL SESSIONS

Methane Emissions / Cleaning Energy
Moderator: Jos Dehaeseleer, Secretary General, Marcogaz, Technical Association of the European Natural Gas Industry
09.00 - 09.05 | Introduction to ‘Methane Emissions’ and
                              presentation of the speakers
09.05 - 09.25 | How the industry can contribute to a reduction
                            of methane emissions
                            Jose Miquel Tudela, Organization &
                            Sustainability Director in Enagás and chairman
                            of the MARCOGAZ SC Sustainability
09.25 - 09.55 | Best Available Technics for methane emissions
                            management
                           P. Alas, Expert Compression, GRTgaz, France
09.55 - 10.15 | Guides to set up a strategy for methane 
                          emissions management.
                          R. Kenter, Environmental Coordinator, Gasunie,
                          The Netherlands
10.15 - 10.40 | Forum Discussion
PARALLEL SESSIONS

Decarbonizing Natural Gas
Moderator: Robert Judd, Secretary General, GERG, The European Gas Research Group

​09.00 - 09.20 |
Dutch initiatives for H2 distribution in
                             residential
                             Kees Pulles, Senior Consultant,  Kiwa, The
                             Netherlands & Michiel van der Laan,
                             Consultant, Kiwa, The Netherlands

09.20 - 09.40 | Vattenfall strategy for green Hydrogen
                             Oliver Weinmann, Managing Director Vattenfall
                             Europe Innovation GmbH 

​09.40 - 10.00 | Decarbonising gas networks: The H21 Project
                             Andy Cummings, Principal Consultant DNV GL
                             - Past President IGEM, United Kingdom

10.00 - 10.20 | Enabling a low-carbon economy via hydrogen
                            and CCS – the ELEGANCY project
                            Gunhild A. Reigstad, Research Manager,
                            SINTEF Energy Research

10.20 - 10.40 |
The status of pyrolysis of natural gas for
                           hydrogen production
                           Rajat Bharadwaj, Research Scientist, TNO The
                           Netherlands
10.40 - 11.10 | BREAK
Continuation of Methane Emissions / Cleaning Energy
Moderator: Jos Dehaeseleer, Secretary General, Marcogaz, Technical Association of the European Natural Gas Industry
11.10 - 11.15 | Introduction to ‘Cleaning Energy’ and                                               presentation of the speakers
11.15 - 11.35 | The use of conventional meters for 
                        unconventional gases
                       Jim Sibley, BEng (Hons), CEng, FIGEM, Chair of
                       the Marcogaz WG Gas Metering​
11.35 - 11.55 | Energy determination when non-conventional
                       gases are injected into gas networks
                       Stefan Rickelt, Product Manager and Co-Founder,
                       SmartSim GmbH, Germany
 
11.55 - 12.15 | Digital innovation in IT and TLC systems for gas
                      sector in Italy
                      Christiano Fiameni, Technical Director, Comitato
                      Italiano Gas, Italy

12.15 - 12.30 | Forum Discussion
Mobility
Moderator: Jan-jaap Aué, Director EnTranCe, Centre of Expertise Energy, The Netherlands


11.10 - 11.30 | Strategy for Zero Emission Mobility with the H2
                         infrastructure
                         Katsuhiko Hirose, Toyota

11.30 - 11.50 |
Natural gas and bio-methane as fuel for road
                        transport
                        Malgosia Rybak, Energy and Environment Policy 
                        Manager, Liquid Gas Europe

11.50 - 12.10 |
LNG for inland and coastal shipping – what
                         about carbon emissions?
                         Gerco van Dijk, Senior Specialist Engines, DNV
                         GL, The Netherlands
12.10 - 12.30 | Forum Discussion
12.30 - 13.20 | LUNCH
13.20 - 17.00 | Visits along interesting, innovative projects in the Province of Groningen
Venue: EnTranCe | Centre of Expertise Energy https://www.egatec2019.nl/venue