Accelerating decarbonisation in hard to abate sectors

Roadmaps, pilot project intel and cross-sector partnerships

Agenda – Day 3

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 3

Thursday 28 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: How hard-to-abate sectors can create value from carbon 

Dr. Volkan Orhan Tekin, Superintendent, Environmental Directorate, TUPRAS
Ian Riley, CEO, World Cement Association

This virtual roundtable gives you the opportunity to interact in a much smaller group around a specific topic of interest. 

If you’d like to host a roundtable and have a group that are interested in joining you, let us know and we can set up the zoom room for you. 

Green Hydrogen

11:45 – 12:10

Green Hydrogen: ENEL Green Power discuss a sustainable pathway for decarbonisation of “hard to abate” sectors

Lorenzo Ducci, Commercial officer, Hydrogen Business Unit, Enel Green Power S.p.A.

Financing decarbonisation at scale

12:20 – 12:55

Live Streamed Panel: Financing decarbonization at scale – attracting investment and building confidence technology at scale

Moderator: Helena Anderson, Co-founder and COO, Ikigai Energy
Mariana Heinrich, Director – Energy, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Karin Schramm, Senior Director, Bayerische Landesbank

Theme: Electrification & Hydrogen

13:05 – 13:30

Project Review: Exploring hydrogen as part of a cross-sector fuel-switching pilot

Ed Heath-Whyte, Head of Environment & Sustainability, Liberty Steel
Dr. Palma González García, Innovation Programme Manager, Glass Futures

13:35 – 14:00

Project Review + Q&A: SABIC’s ambitions in reducing its GHG emissions; the role of renewable energy and electrification

Pieter Smeets, Senior Manager, Industrial Sustainability, SABIC

14:10 – 14:40

Panel: Results & project economics from projects seeking to decarbonise industrial heat & other key processes
Moderator: Ana Musat, Head of Policy, Aldersgate Group
Alan Knight, General Manager – Corporate Responsibility, ArcelorMittal
Chris Dye, Category Manager – Renewable Energy, NSG Group

Theme: Decarbonisation strategy in action

14:45- 15:15

AGC’s holistic decarbonisation plans: tackling embodied carbon, fuel switching & pre-emission abatement

Dr. Marc Foguenne, VP Technology and Innovation, Building and Industrial Division, AGC Glass Europe

15:20 – 15:35

Project Review: How Vale Base Metals has set out their decarbonisation strategy – initial focus on Scope 1 & 2

Luke Mahony, Global Head of Corporate Technical Services – Low Carbon Program Leader, Vale Base Metals
Trevor Bergfelt, Global Director – Decarbonization & Sustainability, Hatch

15:35 – 15:50

Project Review: How Anglian Water has reduced Capital Carbon by 61% and their plans for next level decarbonisation projects

David Riley, Head of Carbon Neutrality, Anglian Water

15:50 -16:10

ROCA Group: How we’re navigating a challenging path to decarbonisation in the sanitaryware industry

Carlos Velazquez, Director of Sustainability, ROCA Group

16:10 -16:30

Speaker Q&A on next steps featuring:

Carlos Velazquez, Director Of Sustainability, ROCA Group
David Riley, Head of Carbon Neutrality, Anglian Water
Luke Mahony, Global Head of Corporate Technical Services – Low Carbon Program Leader, Vale Base Metals
Trevor Bergfelt, Global Director – Clean Technology, Hatch

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