17 Sep 2019
  • Hydrogen: facts and myths

On Tuesday afternoon 17th September 2019 Port of Oostende, Rebo and Agoria Technology Club have had the pleasure to invite you their yearly
'Trends in Technlogy Seminar'.
This year, the seminar will be focused on opportunities for the hydrogen market. We wanted to share the vision of the industrial & political players on what should be the hydrogen picture of tomorrow in the energy transition.


De Grote Post | Hendrik Serruyslaan 18a, 8400 Oostende


Link to the presentations of this event are available in the names of the speakers. 

PROGRAM afternoon session

13.30 h | Registration

14.00 h | Welcome
Pieter-Jan Provoost, Director Agoria Energy Technology Club

14.10 h | Hydrogen: facts & myths
Bart Tommelein, Mayor City of Oostende

14.20 h | Implementing the European hydrogen roadmap
Bart Biebuyck, Executive Director, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH - JU)

14.50 h | Wind-to-Hydrogen: challenges and opportunities 
Denis Thomas, EU Regulatory Affairs & Business Development Manager Renewable Hydrogen, Hydrogenics

15.20 h | From small hydrogen production to large production and its implications
Wim Velghe, Sales Director M&P Benelux, Air Liquide

15.50 h | Coffee break

16.10 h | Advantages of hydrogen in city transport applications
Geert Van Hecke, Head of Sales Public Transport, Van Hool

16.40 h | Use of existing piping networks for hydrogen mixing and storage purposes
Yves Vercammen, Director Transformation Projects, Fluxys

17.10 h | Conclusions
Dirk Declerck, CEO, Port of Oostende

17.20 h | Walking dinner with demo's of the Seaweedchef

The afternoon session is free of charge for members Agoria Technology Club and VIP guests Port of Oostende and REBO.


PROGRAM morning session

We had a collaboration with IBN Offshore, FOD Economie, Agoria and Belgian Offshore Cluster. In the morning, they have informed you about the new tender system for the new wind farm concessions in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Check full program