H2 Value Chain Conference 2023

Conference lunch-to-lunch 15 November, 2023 - 16 November, 2023 Gamle Logen, Oslo


Norway's Leadership and Collaboration

Join the forefront of Norway's hydrogen sector as the global hydrogen economy shapes the energy transition. Urged by the UN climate panel, industry expectations center on emissions reduction through innovation and collaboration. Norway's unique energy expertise in oil, gas, hydropower, and technology demands leadership, cooperation, and seizing extraordinary opportunities


01 – 05

01 – 05

Program November 15th

11.00 - 12.30 
Lunch and registration

Welcome and 
Keynotes introduction

Insight into the global hydrogen industry
Alma Sator, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Norwegian innovation leadership

Anita Krohn Traaseth, Chair, Non-Executive Director & Investor


Bjørn Simonsen, CEO, World Wide Wind

Norway's industrial leadership


Norway seen with European eyes



Panel discussion
An electrifying panel discussion that will power your knowledge! Get ready to dive into the future of clean energy as experts unveil the secrets behind Norway's hydrogen revolution. Be part of the conversation shaping a greener tomorrow!

Speakers corner
We have gathered some of the most visionary minds and trailblazers in the Norwegian hydrogen economy and have given them the spotlight in our Speaker's Corner! It's their chance to share insights, opinions, innovations, and ignite conversations on the hydrogen frontier. Do not miss this platform where the catalysts for change will be on display.

Conference dinner - Hydrogenjulebordet 2023

18.00 Hydrogen Beer Hour

19.00 Hydrogenjulebordet

Conference dinner - Hydrogenjulebordet 2023

18.00 Hydrogen Beer Hour

19.00 Hydrogenjulebordet

Program November 16th

09.00 Welcome and introduction to the Roundtable discussions

Choose your discussion team from the following topics:

1 Cooperation and leadership
Where does Norway have a leading position and how can we benefit from that? How can the big players connect with the smaller companies to cooperate?

2 Hydrogen technology
Hydrogen requires new Production, Storage and Transport technologies – does Norway have the right programmes and products for the next generation? Which technologies are the most promising for export?

3 Safety in hydrogen production and operations
Are we taking the safety challenge serious enough? Do we have the national and international standards and culture required?

4 Hydrogen offtake and use
There are many demand predictions – which one do we trust? What are the use cases that we believe in for Norway and internationally?

5 Connecting the dots in the hydrogen value chain
What are the crucial barriers to remove in order to increase the speed of hydrogen introduction in new and existing application areas?

6 Global hydrogen markets
Where are the frontrunner markets? Is Norway set up to succeed as an exporter of both molecules and technology?

7 Hydrogen economy
What does a profitable future look like and how do we get there? How do we grow the local, regional and national hydrogen economy? Which parts of the hydrogen economy is actually growing?

8 Green hydrogen and the power situation
Are we ready to produce green hydrogen from the grid in Norway? Is green hydrogen the “new oil” or are the green prospects overrated?

9 Hydrogen colors and carriers
What is the best future mix of colours and carriers? Compressed, liquid, ammonia, methanol, e-fuel – Is it a real competition between the colours and carriers?

Roundtable session 1

10.35 Coffee break

Roundtable session 2


Summary from the Roundtables and closing remarks

13.00 Lunch