The Hydrogen Economy


In the lead up to the Glasgow Climate Summit (COP26), IOM3 looks at the potential and challenges presented by the use of hydrogen as an alternative energy source to fossil fuels, and asks the question is hydrogen and the hydrogen economy a viable path to achieving net zero?


10:05       Opening remarks
Kate Thornton
10:10       The development of hydrogen as a strategic decarbonised energy carrier

Baroness Brown of Cambridge, DBE FREng HonFIMMM
Deputy Chair
Climate Change Committee

10:30       Q & A Session

The green hydrogen revolution
Dr Graham Cooley, FIMMM
Chief Executive Officer
ITM Power

11:00       Investing in the hydrogen economy
Richard Oblath, CEng FIMMM FEI
IOM3 Energy Transition Group
11:20       Q & A Session
11:35       Panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities for the materials sector
Panel Chair: Professor David Knowles, FREng FIMMM
Chief Executive Officer
Royce Institute

Chris McDonald FIMMM
Chief Executive Officer
Materials Processing Institute


Christine Pout
Principal Consultant: Net Zero Solutions BREEAM


Jon Maddy
University of South Wales' Hydrogen R&D Centre

Deployment of a hydrogen network Dr William Joyce

Innovation Technologist (Innovation Lead)
Innovate UK

12:20       Concluding comments
Kate Thornton
12:30       Close