Creating opportunity through transformation

The Hydrogen Markets Conference gathers hundreds of energy professionals from around the world to discuss the growth of hydrogen as part of the move toward de-carbonization.  Explore current and future potential in the markets, including infrastructure investment to make hydrogen use a reality. 

We'll be discussing:

  • — Economics of hydrogen   cost of production, price levels, competitiveness, comparisons with other energy sources
  • — Current and potential markets in industries including power generation, transportation, chemicals
  • — Role and interest by major oil companies – plans for incorporating hydrogen in energy transition
  • — Utility perspectives and updates on investment in hydrogen
  • — Ammonia and hydrogen transportation
  • — Infrastructure investment, including repurposing infrastructure
  • — New federal and state legislation with incentives for decarbonization
  • — Projects supporting hydrogen infrastructure and storage
And much more. The agenda is coming soon. Check back for updates.

Networking, bonus content, and more

Do more with your registration. You'll receive access to our networking app in advance of the event. Use it to:
  • Build your network—See who else is registered, help people find you, exchange contact information digitally, and plan for who you'd like to meet at the event. The list updates in real-time once the app goes live.
  • Connect—Use 1:1 messaging to introduce yourself. Conversations are saved and searchable for your convenience.
  • Enjoy extra content—Receive materials from speakers and partners. Find out about event updates as they happen.
  • Take it all with you—Look up your contacts and conversations later. Use the mobile app version for easy access from anywhere.


Back by popular demand:
Hydrogen Market Fundamentals Training Course Add-On*

Hydrogen markets are evolving in line with the global transition towards cleaner energy sources, and there is growing interest in hydrogen as a potential alternative to traditional fossil fuels. Learn more about this charging market to get the knowledge you need to navigate challenges and uncertainties that exist related to its role in the energy mix and its potential to contribute to decarbonization efforts.

See full agenda below. *Additional fee applies.


Training Add-On and Opening Reception
Monday, May 6, 2024
  • Hydrogen Market Fundamentals
    The Hydrogen Economy
    — Different types of hydrogen
    — Hydrogen production pathways
    — Hydrogen's complementary role
    — Advantages & limitations of the hydrogen economy

    Hydrogen Market & Demand
    — Supply and demand
    — Critical points
    — Required infrastructure and its effect on market and demand.
    — Requirements and barriers

    Effect of the Hydrogen Market on Other Industries
    — The big-three-W on the hydrogen market
    — Hydrogen market and other industries
    — Hydrogen and manufacturing
    — Security, affordability, and trends

    Technology Status & Costs
    — Relevance of projects
    — Moving from hydrogen colors to carbon intensity


    Policy Drivers

    Outlook: How will Hydrogen Markets Evolve?
    — Trends
    — How fast can hydrogen scale?
    — Hydrogen shift: essential considerations
    — Leveraging opportunities
    — How will hydrogen change the market?
  • 8:30 am Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 9:00 am Training Begins
  • 10:30 am Refreshment Break
  • 10:45 am Training Resumes
  • 12:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:15 pm Training Resumes
  • 2:45 pm Refreshment Break
  • 3:00 pm Training Resumes
  • 4:30 pm Training Concludes

  • 5:30 pm Welcome Reception - Open to all Conference Attendees
Day 1
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
  • 7:45 am Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 8:45 am Chair’s Welcome Remarks
  • Investing in Hydrogen Infrastructure – New Horizons

  • 9:00 am  KEYNOTE SPEAKER 
  • 9:30 am  KEYNOTE SPEAKER  Clean Hydrogen Vision
    — The growth of clean hydrogen
    — Understanding the opportunities
    — Critical advantages of clean hydrogen, including reducing stress on water resources
    — Pinpointing the most promising end uses for hydrogen in the short term
  • 10:00 am  KEYNOTE SPEAKER  Hydrogen Hubs and New Partnerships
    — The investment outlook following the announcements of regional hydrogen hubs
    — Incentives for developers in multiple industries
    — Developing hydrogen hubs for a national clean hydrogen network
    — Public-private partnerships and the future of hydrogen investment
  • 10:30 am Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 11:15 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  New Technologies and Stakeholders for Hydrogen Infrastructure
    — Hydrogen projects across the US
    — Ammonia production and projects
    — Clean hydrogen production and projects
    — Hydrogen investment examples
    — Exploring the options for natural gas utilities
  • 12:30 pm Networking Lunch
  • Expanding the Market – Understanding Hydrogen Fundamentals

  • 1:45 pm  PANEL DISCUSSION  Investing in Hydrogen Infrastructure for Industry
    — Critical importance of decarbonizing heavy industries
    — Role of heavy industry in developing uses for hydrogen
    — Clean hydrogen and industrial materials
    — Evaluating clean hydrogen’s potential for fertilizers, refining, steel, and chemicals
  • 2:15 pm  PANEL DISCUSSION  Investment Outlook for Hydrogen Projects
    — Where are the opportunities for investors?
    — Evaluating risks and risk mitigation
    — Business models including incentives for hydrogen
    — The role of production tax credits
    — Factoring in tax incentives through 45V
  • 3:00 pm  PANEL DISCUSSION  Offtaker Perspectives on Future Demand and Hydrogen Hubs
    — An update on DOE regional hubs and related offtake development
    — How the hubs are evolving with new stakeholders
    — Evaluating the potential for hydrogen export markets
    — Hydrogen demand by industry and geography
    — Cost projections and key price points
  • 3:30 pm Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 4:00 pm Hydrogen Investment Challenges and 45V Tax Credits
    — Understanding the far-reaching implications of 45V
    — Impact on projects in the pipeline
    — New incentives for developers and offtakers
  • 4:30 pm Long-distance Transportation of Hydrogen
    — Business case for shipping hydrogen via pipeline
    — Economics of new pipelines and upgrades
    — How transport expansion facilities the growth of hydrogen markets
  • 5:00 pm Advances in Electrolysis
    — Improving the outlook for electrolysis as hydrogen production ramps up
    — Tax credits impacting investment in electrolysis
    — Technical advances and breakthroughs
    — Effect of shortages of iridium and other critical metals used in electrolysis
    — Competitive issues of critical metals from the U.S., China, and other locations
  • 5:30 pm Networking Cocktail Reception
Day 2
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
  • 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
  • 8:45 am Chair's Recap of Day One
  • Hydrogen and Transportation – New Directions

  • 9:00 am  KEYNOTE SPEAKER  The Value of Hydrogen for Truck Transportation
    — Understanding the power of hydrogen for trucking
    — Key advantages of hydrogen trucking, including speed of fueling, reducing load on the grid, superior technologies for transport
    — California’s rules on decarbonization of trucking and how the new standards can be met
    — A short term outlook for hydrogen fueled trucks – Perspectives from outside USA
    — Overcoming challenges including the cost of hydrogen, availability of fueling infrastructure, securing a reliable supply of hydrogen
  • 9:30 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  California’s Hydrogen Transportation Initiatives
    — Progress to date – new initiatives for hydrogen transportation
    — California’s innovative Clean Transit Rule, with a zero emission goal by 2040
    — Diesel is phased out in trucks and trains by 2045
    — Cost disadvantage of hydrogen versus alternatives including CNG
    — Building out a broader network of fueling stations
    — Creating partnerships to meet new goals for hydrogen transport
    — Initiatives from major transportation companies
  • 10:15 am Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 10:45 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Hydrogen for Public Transportation
    — Advantages of hydrogen for bus lines, ferries, and railroad
    — Pioneering work in hydrogen fueled public transport
    — Converting fleets to hydrogen fuel cell
    — Addressing issues with reliability of hydrogen
  • 11:30 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Growing Market Share for Hydrogen Vehicles
  • 12:15 pm Networking Lunch
  • Hydrogen Derivatives and the New Hydrogen Economy

  • 1:30 pm  CASE STUDY  Growing Market Share for Hydrogen Vehicles
    — Reviewing opportunities for hydrogen fuel cell propulsion
    — Status of technology for hydrogen powered aircraft
    — Results of flight test campaigns
    — Outlook and opportunities for hydrogen and flight
  • 2:15 pm  CASE STUDY  Ammonia and Hydrogen
    — Ammonia for power plants
    — Pilot projects for green ammonia
    — Building on international experience with ammonia terminals and infrastructure
  • 3:15 pm Future Hydrogen Production
    — Moving away from fossil hydrogen
    — New technologies and potential breakthroughs
    — Reaching commercial scale & anticipated production costs
  • 3:45 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks
  • 4:00 pm End of Conference
Times are US Pacific (PDT / GMT-08). Agenda subject to change.


We are in the process of confirming speakers for this program. Please check back for updates, or let us know you're interested and we'll email you as soon as we have more information.



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Download our Americas event portfolio brochure to learn more about our events and who attends.

Contact us to start a conversation about your goals and how you can lead the pack as an event sponsor: Martin Falkenberg, Commercial Partnerships Manager, at +1 617 320 6647 or [email protected].


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Event Venue
Hotel Del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, California 92118
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Discounted Accommodation
A limited number of rooms at the venue are available at a discounted rate for attendees. These rates apply for the nights of Sunday, May 5 through Tuesday, May 7, 2024 with the option to extend your stay up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to hotel availability). The discounted rate will be available until Saturday, April 13, 2024, or the rooms sell out, whichever comes first. Please note that attendees are responsible for booking their own accommodations.

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Group rate

Your organization may send 1 person for free for every 3 people registered at the current delegate rate. All registrations must be from the same organization and made at the same time to qualify. The group rate is not retroactive. Your invoice will reflect 3 delegates at the current rate and 1 delegate at $0.

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What to do if you get sick before an event

The health and safety of our attendees are of utmost importance. Currently, we require attendees to refrain from attending if feeling ill. We will apply a credit of your registration fee to your individual account, good for one (1) year or towards next year's event if you provide a doctor's note or proof of a positive test within three (3) days prior to the event start date. Contact us via email to [email protected]. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
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We can provide you with a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa, which you should then send to the appropriate consulate or embassy of the event location. Please note:

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  • — The visa application process can take weeks or even months, depending on the countries involved and time of year, so you should consider registering and paying as early as possible.

Once full payment has been made, please contact Customer Service to request a letter of invitation:

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Networking app

Event registration includes access to the networking app, available for your smartphone, tablet, and desktop (both iOS and Android). We'll send registrants details about logging in to the app as soon as it goes live. Please note that your registration must be paid in full to receive access.

Substitution policy (how to transfer your registration to a colleague)

If you’re not able to attend, we’re happy to transfer your registration to a member of your organization at no cost, up to 2 business days in advance of the event. Requests must be received in writing via email to [email protected], and are subject to approval. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
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Cancellation policy

If you're not able to attend or send a colleague in your place, we accept cancellations and provide refunds if received in writing to [email protected] at least 30 days before the event. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable.

Sponsorship opportunities

We offer a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs—and your budget. Please reach out directly to the Business Development Manager for this event:

Martin Falkenberg

Phone: +1 617 320 6647

Email: [email protected]

Speaking opportunities

We're always looking for the best voices in the industry to share their experience and perspective on opportunities, challenges, and trends. Please reach out directly to the Conference Producer to discuss availability and suitability:

Ron Berg

Phone: +1 339 223 1981

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Press passes

We allow accredited media writing on behalf of major industry publications to cover the event at no charge. Please reach out to the contact below for press pass approval.

Bel Cevallos

Phone: +1 346 228 1991

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