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World Hydrogen 2023 Summit & Exhibition

  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 09 May 2023  -  12 May 2023

World Hydrogen 2023 Returns to Rotterdam Doubling in Size

The leading global platform for hydrogen business returns to the iconic Rotterdam Ahoy in 2023. Following the huge success of 2022 – including a sell-out Summit! – World Hydrogen 2023 will be doubling in size to keep up with surging demand, enabling twice as many companies to showcase, collaborate and do deals to advance the global hydrogen economy. View the 2023 Brochure!

The Sustainable Energy Council with partners the Port of Rotterdam, the City of Rotterdam and the Province of Zuid-Holland are delighted to renew their commitment to enhance the event as the official global springboard for hydrogen deals and project developments where real action is displayed to inspire and motivate the rest of the world. Welcoming 8000 decision makers, Energy Ministers, and CEOs from over 100 countries, it’s a truly global gathering of minds where key priorities are set, bold announcements are made and new partnerships are forged.

Featuring the C-Level Summit, a bustling Exhibition, the insightful H2 Tech Series, the World Hydrogen Awards, unique Site Visits to the Port of Rotterdam hydrogen projects and non-stop networking for the entire value chain, this 2023 edition will be the biggest World Hydrogen yet! 

portrait of John GunnSession 3: John Gunn, Global Operations Executive, Hydrogren, Bechtel

Day 2
Wednesday, March 10 at 12:20 p.m. Local Time

Low Carbon Hydrogen Production & CCUS

  • Low carbon hydrogen latest project and policy developments
  • What are the barriers holding low carbon hydrogen back?
  • How critical is low carbon hydrogen to meet current targets?
  • What are the different low carbon standards? Which are effective and achievable?
  • Timescales and transition pathways to future proof investments
  • CCUS as a key enabler of hydrogen demand and infrastructure development
  • Utilising CCUS to decarbonise existing hydrogen markets

Keynote Speaker:
Felipe Arbelaez, Senior Vice President Hydrogen & CCS, bp

Yelda Guven, VP Policy, EAME, ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions


  • Felipe Arbelaez, Senior Vice President Hydrogen & CCS, bp
  • David Burns, Vice President Clean Energy, Linde, SEC Hydrogen Advisory Board Member
  • Dominique Rouge, Vice President, Sales & Technology, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction
  • John Gunn, Global Manager of Operations, Energy Transition, Bechtel
  • Matias Saettone, General Manager, Hydrogen Products, Chevron New Energies, Chevron