Israeli-Dutch Innovation Center

#33 Hydrogen Egypt Summit 13-14 September Cairo 2023 (13 Sep - 14 Sep)

The 1st Hydrogen Egypt Summit takes place in person on 13-14 September 2023, The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo. It will provide a platform for the national and international Hydrogen industry to discuss the optimization of MENA's next phase of hydrogen and green hydrogen development.

Day 1 Morning             

Hydrogen Egypt Summit 2023, 13-14 September, Wednesday & Tuesday


8:00-8:50 Registration and Welcome


8:50-9:00 Welcome Speech from Day 1 Chairman

Dr. Khaled Nageib, CEO, Hydrogen Egypt


9:00-9:20 Egypt in Transition

H.E Dr. Mohamed Shaker El-Markabi, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Government of Egypt


9:20-9:40 Government Keynote From

H.E Dr Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of International cooperation Egypt


9:40-10:00 Government Keynote: MENA Hydrogen Strategy

H.E. Dr. Leila Benali, Minister of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development, Morocco          


10:00-10:50 Government Panel Discussion: Leapfrogging into a New & Clean Era

Invitation send to

H.E Dr. Yasmine Fouad is Minister of Environment, Government of Egypt

Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Champion COP27


10:50-11:20 Global Leaders Panel Discussion: MENA Hydrogen Economy

Ms. Nawal el Hanaee, Director of Future Energy department, Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure, UAE

Mr. Hossam Heiba, President, General Authority for Investment and Free Zones


11:20 -11: 50 Morning Coffee Break, Group Photo, and Exhibition Visit


11:50-12:10 Building Hydrogen plant

Sponsorship available


12:10-12:50 Panel Discussion: CBAM and EU policies & Regulations


Mr. Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, CEO, Hydrogen Euro

H.E. Mr. Omar Abou Eich, Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Racheli Kreisberg, Innovation Attache, Netherlands Embassy in Israel and manager of Israeli Dutch Innovation Center

Tarek Helmi, Global Hydrogen Leader, Deloitte


12:55-14:20 Lunch Time




Day 1 Afternoon


14:20-14:45 Developing Hydrogen Projects in Egypt


14:45-15:10 Hydrogen opportunity and development in MENA

Moataz Kandil, President of Middle East, North Africa & Central Asia, Fortescue Future Industries


15:10-15:35 Hydrogen strategy from Oil Operator

Dr. Toralf Pohl, Chief Commercial Officer, HYDROGENIOUS LOHC TECHNOLOGIES GmbH


15:35-16:00 SCATEC’s hydrogen strategy (topic to be confirmed)

Terje Pilskog, CEO, SCATEC


16:00-16:40 Afternoon Coffee Break, and Exhibition Visit


16:40-17:05 Topic to be advised

Sponsored By Thyssenkrupp

Christopher Frank, head of business development


17:05-18:30 In a time of witnessing a Hydrogen vision turning into reality

Mr. Waleid Gamal Eldien, Chairman, the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone


17:30-18:20 Executives Panel Discussion: Green Hydrogen Investment in MENA

※Hydrogen Potential Markets in Egypt and MENA

※Case Study and Future Projects

Moderator: Dr. Khaled Nageib, CEO, Hydrogen Egypt

Panelists: Mr. Ranjit Gupta, CEO, Ocior Energy

Mr. Tarek Hosny, VP, Investment & Projects, Fertiglobe

Mr. Abhinav Gupta, VP- International Project Development, RENEW

Executive from Marsh

Husam Beides, Practice Manager Energy, World Bank


18:30-20:30 Industry Gala Dinner


Day 2 Morning             


8:30-9:00 Registration & Welcome


9:00- 9:25 North Africa as a green Hydrogen Hub

Tarik Hamane, MD, Masen


9:25-9:55 NEUMAN & ESSER Sponsored Presentation, Topic to be confirm


10:00-10:25 Rina presentation, topic to be confirm


10:25-10:50 Hydrogen Ecosystem

-Dr. Khaled Nageib, CEO, Hydrogen Egypt


10:50-11:30 Morning Coffee Break and Exhibition Visit


11:30-12:00 Importing strategies for Hydrogen to Europe

Mark Hoolwerf,  Deputy Director Port of Amsterdam International


12:00-12:25 Green Hydrogen Investments & Production in the Refining and Fertilizers Industries

Ms. Abeer El-Sherbiny, Technical Director, Arab Fertilizer Association


12:25-13:10 Leaders Theme Panel Discussion: Hydrogen’s Role in global Energy Transition

※Hydrogen role in Energy Transition

※How profit can green hydrogen achieve?

※How to creating a thriving Hydrogen business model

Dr. AMR EL-BARADIE, General Manager, Green Hydrogen Projects, Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company

Francois Dao, VP Business development Middle East, EDF-Renewables

Mr. Vish Iyer - Global Chief Commercial Officer, Jakson Green

Ms. Hong-Thuy Paterson, COO, Green Climate Fund


13:10-14:20 Lunch Time


Day 2 Afternoon


14:30-14:55 Modern Hydrogen Technology

Mr. Erik van der Heijden, Business Manager Energy Transition, Port of Rotterdam


14:50-15:15Hydrogen Usage for industry user

Yaseen AbdelGhaffarm, Founder and Managing Director, Solariz Egypt


15:15-15:40 TBC

Mr. Ramy Moussa, Lead Egypt, GIZ Program


15:40 -16:20 Panel Discussion: Maximize the production with minimum cost with smart technologies


Dr. Mohamed Tarek Eltohfa, Production Director, Sector Head, Abu Qir Fertilizers Company


16:20-17:00 Afternoon Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit


17:00-17:25 Green Hydrogen production safety


17:25-17:50 Exploring a Roadmap to Position MENA as Hydrogen Exporter

17:50-18:30 Event Closing Remark & Farewell Coffee

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