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February 21 @ 8:45 AM - February 22 @ 5:00 PM AEST

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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. This course will accommodate 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.

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

Conference Payment: If you wish to receive an invoice, please email the conference organiser at conferences@idc-online.com

Benefits of attending the Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas Conference

  •  Become familiar with innovative approaches to Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas.
  •  Gain an understanding of the Hydrogen Industry here in Australia.
  •  Learn about the latest technologies and research relating to renewable energy.
  •  Build relationships with like-minded colleagues.
  •  Hear from industry experts on the latest technology and information surrounding hazardous areas.
  •  Meet innovative presenters and learn the emerging trends in the Hydrogen & Hazardous industries.

For more information on upcoming IDC Technologies conferences download now

The Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas Conference Brisbane 2024


February 21 @ 8:45 AM AEST
February 22 @ 5:00 PM AEST
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