Welcome and Orientation
Anthony Armaly, Global Partnerships Manager, National Energy TechnologyvLaboratory (NETL), Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM), U.S.vDepartment of Energy (DOE)
Opening Remarks: U.S. Government Perspectives on the Coming Energy Transition
Landon Derentz, Director of Africa, Middle East, Europe & Eurasia, Office of International Affairs (IA), DOE
Ryan Peay, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Resource Sustainability, FECM, DOE
Challenges and Opportunities of a Net Zero Future for Africa
MODERATOR: Andrew Palmateer, Program Director, United States Energy Association
Wale Shonibare, Director, Energy Financial Solutions, Policy & Regulation, African Development Bank
Bertrand Heysch de la Borde, Director, Energy & Mining, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
Dr. Lily Odarno, Director - Energy, Development and Climate in Africa, Clean Air Task Force
Innovating for a net zero future
Are international financial institutions ready to support responsible natural gas development?
DOE innovation supporting an affordable net zero gas industry
How can governments use innovation to support the transition to an affordable net zero gas strategy?
Rachel Halpern, Division Director for Justice & Engagement, FECM, DOE
Fostering Technology Innovation to Maximize Abatement of Emissions in the Natural Gas Sector
MODERATOR: Stephen Thompson, Global Head, Poten & Partners, Inc., LNG & Natural Gas Advisors
Jared Ciferno, Technology Manager, Natural Gas Infrastructure, NETL, FECM, DOE
Bayo Olarewaju-Alo, Principal Consultant & Partner, AVODAN Project and Engineering Services Ltd.
Dr. Mark C. Thurber, Director, Program on Energy and Sustainable Development, Stanford University
Adaptation of innovative technologies, standards, and best management practices
Water resource considerations (energy-water nexus)
Greening the gas transportation lifecycle – shipping and offloading
Methane emissions measurement and mitigation technologies, practices and technical gaps
Finding Opportunities: Development of Added-Value Markets
MODERATOR: Dr. Johan Van Dyk, Technical Specialist, Energy Supply and Conversion, Gas Technology Institute
Ms. Olu Verheijen, Managing Director, Latimer Energy; Entrepreneur in Residence, Energy for Growth Hub
Dr. Daniel Haynes, Senior Scientist, Reaction Engineering Team, Energy Conversion Engineering Division, Research & Innovation Center, NETL, DOE/FECM
Stranded gas conversion to added value products: hydrogen, ammonia, etc.
Infrastructure repurposing: virtual pipelines, retrofitting export terminals with CCUS technology, etc.
Clean natural gas investment needs: communicating market opportunities and establishing effective incentives
The Opportunity of Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS)
MODERATOR: Michael Moore, Program Director, United States Energy Association
Mark Ackiewicz, Director, Carbon Capture and Storage Research and Development Division, Office of Clean Coal & Carbon Management, FECM, DOE
Dr. David Khoza, Executive Manager, Integrated Geoscience Development, Council for Geoscience, Republic of South Africa
Framing the challenges of CCUS
CCUS in the gas sector
International CCUS projects: collaboration opportunities
Commercializing CCUS technologies
James Jewell, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Africa, Middle East, Europe & Eurasia, IA, DOE