Accelerating decarbonisation in hard to abate sectors

Roadmaps, pilot project intel and cross-sector partnerships

Agenda – Day 2

Decarb Connect’s Digital Festival agenda spans 3 days, with additional day of masterclasses and a library of on-demand content accessible throughout the event. The jam-packed programme ensures that you have access to a range of project expertise from across the hard to abate sectors. Senior execs from around the world will share tangible information on CCUS, H2 and energy efficiency projects as well as carbon reuse.

Day 2

Wednesday 27 January

Timezone GMT

09:00 – 12:30

Match Meetings & opportunity to catch up with any missed sessions on-demand


10:30 – 11:30

Virtual Roundtable –  Led by BEIS

In this 60 minute session you’ll dive into live Q&A with the BEIS team.

BEIS Q&A – The landscape and support in the UK for CCUS, carbon markets and hydrogen. Hosted by Lily Tozer, Lawrence Holding, Marie Cavanagh & Treasure Ubador – all from the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Theme: Clusters & Consortia

12:00 – 12:30

Keynote + Live Q&A: Creating a net-zero decarbonisation mindset in heavy-industry sector

Mahendra Singhi, CEO, Dalmia Cement

12:40 – 13:05

Live Keynote + Q&A: Making collaboration between natural competitors and different sectors work

Dominic Emery, Chief of Staff, BP

13:20 – 14:00

Coastal Cluster Project Updates & Q&A: How four unique industrial clusters are advancing cross-sector decarbonisation – how are projects adapting and maturing?

Moderator: Susan Kish, Vice President, OGCI Climate Investments
Andy Lane, Managing Director, NetZero Teesside
Jonathan Briggs, Project Director, Humber Zero
Mark Driessen, Head of Public Affairs – Porthos, Port of Rotterdam
Egbert Vrijen, Managing Director, Athos

Theme: CCUS

14:05 – 14:25

Project Review: Highlights of early stage CCUS and sustainability projects in pilot and demo scale at TÜPRAŞ

Dr. Selcen Başar, R&D Chief Engineer, Catalyst Management and Development, TUPRAS
Can Demir, R&D Chief Engineer, Project and Technology Management, TUPRAS

14:30 – 14:50

Delivering capital light and affordable CCUS as a service

Aniruddha Sharma, CEO, Carbon Clean
Siri Hoven, Investment Manager, Equinor

15:00 – 15:20

Project Review: How Norcem engaged policy and industrial partners to establish a successful onshore CCUS project

Per Brevik, Director of Alternative Fuels & Head of Norcem Onshore CCUS Project, HeidelbergCement

15:30 – 15:55

Project Review: Building a near-zero emissions cement plant – how Svante & LafargeHolcim have partnered to take innovation to scale

Claude Letourneau, CEO, Svante
Jamie Gentoso, CEO of US Cement, LafargeHolcim

16:10 – 16:40

Live-Streamed Fireside Chat: The road to carbon neutrality – lessons learned to date, both on the technology and the process of collaboration, in bringing new low carbon materials to market

Ian Riley, CEO, World Cement Association
Brent Constantz, CEO, Blue Planet

16:45 – 17:15

How to tackle the challenges of bringing CCUS technology to market

Moderator: Guloren Turan, General Manager – Advocacy & Communications, Global CCS Institute
Aniruddha Sharma, CEO, Carbon Clean
Andrew Purvis, Director, Safety, Health and Environment, worldsteel
Gareth Hughes, UK Representative, Carbon Engineering

17:25 – 17:45

Project Review: Launching a plug and play CCUS tech testing facility – learnings from the first year of test projects at Wyoming Integrated Test Center

Jason Begger, Managing Director – Wyoming Integrated Test Centre & Deputy Director, Wyoming Energy Authority

17:45 – 19:15

North American Match Meetings

International project updates, international speakers and delegates from around the world: Break out of both industry and geographical siloes to connect with peers in North America working on the same issues as you. Different regions have different approaches and financial models – but cross-sector experience always brings value and perspective. Use the AI-driven platform to identify the most useful &  interesting attendees to meet and keep an eye out for the recommendations for delegates that match your interests. On-the-spot video calls & messaging make it easy.


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