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Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas Conference Brisbane 2024

Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas Conference Brisbane 2024

Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas Conference
Held in the homelands of the Turrbal and Jagera peoples

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The Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas Conference will return to Brisbane. This technical conference is designed to present best practices, cutting-edge technologies, and innovative approaches, addressing standards and regulations in the hydrogen safety and hazardous areas industry - providing delegates with a catalyst for progress.

Workplace safety becomes paramount in the face of a rapidly evolving shift towards renewable energy here in Australia and the world. This conference is an opportunity to address and mitigate potential accidents and injuries and comprehensively understand the challenges and opportunities presented by the changing landscape. Hear case studies, presentations, and panel discussions from operators engaged in existing projects, state government regulators, training organisations, and international and local operators sharing their knowledge and expertise. 

Join us for two days of intense learning within the elegant confines of the Rydges Hotel's spacious ballroom in Brisbane. Accommodating those with an interest in knowledge exchange.

Healthy catering options will be serviced for all delegates, to ensure your physical well-being is looked after. Beyond the conference sessions, ample opportunity to connect with industry colleagues at the conference soiree, a gathering held on the pool deck. 

Group discount rates apply.

Take a look at the highlights from 2023!

 

 


 

Keynote Speaker: Heidi Breen, CEO of Hydrogen Queensland (H2Q)
Heidi Breen is at the forefront of pioneering the hydrogen industry in Australia, particularly focusing on advancing Hydrogen projects across Queensland. Her leadership extends beyond state and organisational boundaries, engaging the broader industry in critical discussions and activities that shape the safe and sustainable development of hydrogen energy projects.

Presentation: Navigating the Future of Hydrogen: Ensuring Safety, Advancing Standards, and Fostering Growth


International Keynote Speaker: Dr Scott Davis, CEO Principal Engineer GEXCON, Highest Rated Speaker 2023
Dr. Scott Davis is the CEO at GexCon US and specialises in the engineering analysis and testing of combustion, thermal, and fluid processes.  Dr. Davis received his Ph.D. and M.S. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University.  He is responsible for fire and explosion-related activities, which include post-incident investigative work, worldwide training and experimentation.  Dr. Davis performs risk assessments and safety studies for petrochemical facilities and chemical processing facilities

Presentation: Understanding and Managing Risks for the Hydrogen Technology


Keynote Speaker: Neil Dennis, Technical Director AECOM Australia Pty Ltd
Neil’s professional background spans over 40 years of experience as a designer and safety advisor for industries with a range of explosion hazards. Neil has been an active member of Australian Standards committees for hazardous areas since 1992 and International Electrotechnical Commission committees since 2000. His roles have included that as chair of Australian Standards committees, and chair of the IEC subcommittee for the classification and installations for hazardous areas.

Presentation: Hazardous Area Classification Developments for the Hydrogen Industry


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Registering 2-7 people are eligible for a 10% discount. 

Or register a table of eight, offering an incredible 20% discount. A great opportunity to bring together a group of work colleagues, clients, stakeholders, or university friends for an unparalleled learning and networking experience. Enquire at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

IDC Technologies acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of the country throughout Australia and acknowledges their continuing connection to land, sea, and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures, and the elders past, present, and emerging

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Event Details

Event Date 21/02/2024
Event End Date 22/02/2024
Cut off date 21/02/2024
Individual Price $1700.00
Location Rydges South Bank
Attachment 2024BRISB_SpeakerSponsorProspectus.pdf
IDC_Brochure_HSHAQLD2024_V03.pdf

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person ($)
2 1,530.00
3 1,530.00
4 1,530.00

Speakers

Heidi Breen
CEO, Hydrogen QLD (H2Q)
Navigating the Future of Hydrogen: Ensuring Safety, Advancing Standards, and Fostering Growth
Dr Scott Davis
CEO, Principal Engineer GEXCON
Understanding and Managing Risks for the Hydrogen Technology
Neil Dennis
Technical Director AECOM Australia Pty Ltd
Hazardous Area Classification Developments for the Hydrogen Industry
Travis Stewart
Managing Director - Zero Industries
Biomass – Hydrogen Steam Reformer Panel Discussion
Derek Cross
Team Leader, Gexcon Australia
Biomass – Hydrogen Steam Reformer Panel Discussion
Joel Albertson
Owner, Managing Director, Principal Mechanical Engineer Iris Engineering
Biomass – Hydrogen Steam Reformer Panel Discussion
Shane Whalley
Project Manager, Operations Engineering for BOC South Pacific.
BOC’s expertise in new and emerging hydrogen opportunities
Kayne Herriman
Principal HA Engineer
The Hydrogen Code of Practice In Queensland
Scott Brownlaw
Strategic Manager: Standards Australia
Ensuring Hydrogen Safety in Australia’s Hydrogen Industry
Carmello (Cem) Novella
Managing Director: Static Electricity Control (Novella Group)
Static Electricity & Lightning in Hazardous Areas
Brian Inglis
Founder & Director of Inglis Consultants - Energy Training Solutions, and Hydrogen & Ammonia Sector Council Manager for The Competency Alliance.
Critical Skills for the Energy Transition - Lessons from Experience
Satiesh Muniandy
Principal Risk Engineer Draeger Australia
Hydrogen Leakage Safety Risks
Diane Hinson
Senior Advisor, Renewable Gas Development -AGIG
Lessons Learnt and Scaling Hydrogen Projects
Rob Davis
Senior Engineer - AGIG
Lessons Learnt and Scaling Hydrogen Projects
Doug Galbaith
Lead Process Engineer - Central Queensland Hydrogen (CQ-H2) Project
Delivering the Central Queensland Hydrogen Project: Navigating technical, safety and operational risks
Brad Stemp
Lead Instrument, Control and Process Safety- Central Queensland Hydrogen (CQ-H2) Project
Delivering the Central Queensland Hydrogen Project: Navigating technical, safety and operational risks
Andrew Hynes
Senior Engineer - AGIG
Lessons Learnt and Scaling Hydrogen Projects
Stacey Ozolins
Electrical Safety Office: Director
TBA
Dr Brian Krieger
Director of the Major Hazards Facility Unit
TBA
Marshall Holmes
RSHQ: Executive Petroleum Engineer
TBA
Robert Wicks
Director Renewable Energy, Compliance & OED
TBA

Sponsors

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