NOVEMBER 3, 2020

POLICY AND STRATEGY FORUM

WATCH CONFERENCE

Program time GMT - 3 (Santiago - CL)

09:30-9:35

WELCOME, AGENDA AND HOUSE RULES

09:35-9:45

OPENING STATEMENT

Accompanied by Ministers Allamand, Couve, Isamit, Jobet, Palacios, Schmidt y VPE CORFO Terrazas

H.E. Mr. Sebastián Piñera

President of the Republic of Chile

Mr. Piñera is President of the Republic of Chile, office he also held between 2010 ...

09:45-9:50

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dr. Fatih Birol

Executive Director,

International Energy Agency

09:50-10:00

THE NATIONAL GREEN HYDROGEN STRATEGY OF CHILE

Mr. Juan Carlos Jobet

Minister for Energy, Chile

Dr Fatih Birol has served as Executive Director of the International Energy Agency since 2015.

10:00-10:50

Juan Carlos Jobet leads the Ministry of Energy with the mission of catalyzing the transition

PANEL 1: POLITICAL ECONOMICS OF HYDROGEN: HOW TO BUILD BACK GREENER

MODERATOR

Prof. John Loughhead

Chair, Mission Innovation

Professor Loughhead CB OBE FREng FTSE FIMechE FIET is Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for...

SPEAKERS

Mr. Juan Carlos Jobet

Minister for Energy, Chile

Juan Carlos Jobet leads the Ministry of Energy with the mission of catalyzing the transition to a decarbonized energy system that enables a carbon-neutral economy in Chile. He holds a degree in Business Management from Universidad Católica de Chile, as well as Master’s Degrees in Business Administration and in Public Administration from Harvard University. His career began at corporate finance consulting and has subsequently held several positions in the public and private sectors, such as Undersecretary of Housing and Minister of Labor and Social Welfare.

10:50-11:00

BREAK (VIDEOS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS)

11:00-11:45

PANEL 2: CLIMATE ACTION THROUGH GREEN HYDROGEN AS A BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

MODERATOR

Mr. Gonzalo Muñoz

High-Level Climate Action Champion, COP25

Gonzalo has the role of mobilizing climate action in non-State stakeholders around the globe...

SPEAKERS

Sra. Michèle Azalbert

CEO, Hydrogen BU at ENGIE

Michèle Azalbert is CEO of the ENGIE Hydrogen Business Unit, which is committed to massively developing ENGIE’s positions on renewable hydrogen. Before, she was Executive VP of ENGIE Global Market and held the position of COO of ENGIE’s Global LNG BU, in charge of Supply and Trading. She has held various other responsibilities in the sectors of treasury, financing and risk management, at Elf Aquitaine, Sanofi, and the Suez Group.
Michèle holds a computer science engineering degree and graduated in Business Administration at HEC.

11:45-11:55

BREAK (VIDEOS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS)

11:55-12:40

PANEL 3: THE CHALLENGE OF THIS DECADE: REDUCING COST AND SCALING UP

MODERATOR

Dr. Xiaoting Wang

Energy Specialist, BloombergNEF

Dr. Xiaoting Wang joined BloombergNEF in 2012, currently conducting research as an energy specialist

SPEAKERS

Sr. Bernd Heid

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Bernd Heid is a Senior Partner with McKinsey & Company and is based in Cologne, Germany. He is the global leader of the McKinsey Hydrogen Service Line and leads McKinsey’s collaboration with the WEF and the Hydrogen Council, where he co-authored the “Hydrogen Scaling-up” and “Cost Roadmap” reports. In addition, he leads McKinsey’s commercial vehicle segment globally.
Bernd holds a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management.

12:40-12:50

BREAK (VIDEOS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS)

12:50-13:35

PANEL 4: "COOPETITION": NAVIGATING THROUGH INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND COMPETITION

MODERATOR

Mr. Dan Dorner

Head of Secretariat,

Clean Energy Ministerial

Mr. Dan Dorner is Head of the Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat based in Paris, from where

SPEAKERS

Sr. Ariel Yepez-Garcia

Chief of the Energy Division, the Inter-American Development Bank

Ariel Yepez is Chief of the Energy Division at the Inter-American Development Bank.
Ariel has more than 20 years of senior management experience working in government and international organizations. Ample experience in multilateral agencies and government entities promoting sustainable development initiatives.
Ariel is the author of books and articles on energy, regulation, public finance, and industrial organization. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago and a master’s in economics from el Colegio de Mexico.

13:35-14:30

BREAK: RACE TO ZERO: VIEWS FROM INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

Video Mr. Jamie Isbister, Australia’s Ambassador for the Environment

14:30-15:30

PANEL 5: SHAPING OF THE GREEN HYDROGEN DIPLOMACY

MODERATOR

Mrs. Javiera Aldunate

Head of International Affairs Office, Ministry of Energy, Chile

Head of the International Affairs Office of the Chilean Ministry of Energy, which is responsible for strategically...

SPEAKERS

Mr. Francisco Javier López

Undersecretary of Energy, Chile

Francisco López is Viceminister of Energy of the Chilean Ministry of Energy. He holds a law degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and LL.M. and Certificate in Business Administration from Northwestern University School of Law.
In President Piñera’s current administration, he served as chief of staff and coordinator of Water Policies of the Public Works Ministry and, before taking office in his new position in the Energy Ministry, he served as regulatory and legislative coordinator of the Economy Ministry.

15:30-15:40

CLOSING WORDS AND INVITATION TO ATTEND DAY 2

Program time GMT - 3 (Santiago - CL)

3 - 4, November

3rd International Conference & Networking

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