28 October 2021: The Second Conference on Hydrogen Economy (HEC2021)《第二屆氫能經濟會議》(Virtual Event)

Building on the success of the first “Hydrogen Economy Conference” in 2020, HKGSA, in collaboration with the Hong Kong Environmental Industry Association (HKEnvIA), the Hong Kong Association of Energy Services Companies (HAESCO), and the S.T.A.R.S. Foundation (STARS), have decided to organize the Conference again this year. The themes of the Conference were focused on “Hydrogen” and “Carbon Neutrality”. The language of the Conference was in English only.

This unique half-day online forum, bringing experts on international levels and presenting cutting-edge technological innovations and policy directions was successfully concluded. We are also honored to have >15 supporting organizations, media sponsors, IT support, and venue sponsor for the Conference. Further, through collaboration with our Event Partner, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), HEC2021 was an official and concurrent event of the Eco Expo Asia 2021.

The participation rate was overwhelming and was a record-high, with >450 unique registrations from participants locally, regionally, and globally. An e-Conference Booklet was prepared and distributed prior to the event to enhance participants' conference experience. Furthermore, the Post-Conference Report captures the highlights including selected photographs of the virtual conference.

The Conference started with a brief Opening Remark by the Conference Moderator, followed by Welcome Speeches from the leaders of the Co-Organizers:

 

Ir Dr the Hon LO Wai Kwok (盧偉國議員 博士 工程師) GBS, MH, JP
   Chairman, Hong Kong Green Strategy Alliance (HKGSA)


Ir Prof Daniel M. CHENG (鄭文聰 教授 工程師) MH, JP
President, Hong Kong Environmental Industry Association (HKEnvIA)

Mr. Colin TAM (譚兆棟 先生)
Chairman, Hong Kong Association of Energy Services Companies (HAESCO)

Mr. Johnny CHONG (莊寧 先生)
Chairman, S.T.A.R.S. Foundation (STARS)

Despite his extremely busy scheme, Mr. K.S. Wong (Secretary for the Environment) had agreed to be the Guest of Honour of the Conference and delivered his pre-recorded Keynote Speech "Hong Kong's Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality" for the event.

Further, we are pleased to have four (4) prominent and international-renowned experts in the field to share their know-how and latest developments in real-time online, including:


"Status and Prospect of Hydrogen Industry in China" (Presentation Materials)
Ms. Hazel SHAO (邵詩洋 女士)
Managing Director, Goolun Capital (古蓮資本)
Expert Director, Energy Investment Committee, Investment Association of China (中國投資協會)


"Catalysing Hydrogen Investment"(Presentation Materials)
Mr. Thomas BRIAULT
Southeast Asia Energy Leader, Arup (奥雅纳)


"Green Hydrogen for Combating Climate Change and UNDP China's Experience"
Dr. ZHANG Wei Dong (張衛東 博士)
Programme Director, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in China (聯合國開發計劃署)


"The Importance of Municipal Solid Waste in Hydrogen Economy" (Presentation Materials)
Mr. Samuel TAM (譚兆錚 先生)
Chief Technology Officer, EnerWaste Asia Pacific Limited (城智循環有限公司)
Former Chief China Representative, Fossil Energy Office, US Department of Energy (DoE)


 

Please click HERE for selected Video Recordings of Conference.

The event is now closed but was completely free-of-charge. e-CPD certificates are being prepared and distributed to those participants requesting at the same at the time of online registration.