Program at a glance


Hydrogen Iron & Steel Making Forum 2022


Meeting Event

Time (CET) Oct. 12 (Wed) Oct. 13 (Thu)
09:00 - 10:00

Opening Ceremony
& Keynote

Session 2"Value Chain for Near Zero Emission Steel"

10:00 ~ 12:00
12:00 ~ 14:00



14:00 ~ 16:00

Session 1 “Transition to Near Zero Emission Steelmaking”

Session 2“Value Chain for Near Zero Emission Steel”

Session 3“Science & Technology Policy for Near Zero Emission Steel”

16:00 ~ 18:00


The above schedule is subject to change and updated later.

Day 1 - 10.12 (Wed)

Day 2 - 10.13 (Thu)

Day 1 - 10.12 (Wed)

The above schedule is subject to change and updated later.

Time (CET) Program Moderator Organization Speaker
09:30-10:00 Welcome message Jon Briggs
Overall Moderator
SSAB Martin Lindqvist, President & CEO
POSCO Group Jeong-Woo Choi, CEO
Congratulatory Swedish Ministry of Environment Mattias Frumerie, Head of Delegation to UNFCCC
Finnish Government Kimmo Viertola, Director General of Goverments Ownership Steering Department
Korean Government Young-Chang Joo, Vice Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation
Korean Embassy in Sweden Tae-Youk Ha, Ambassador
World Steel Association Edwin BASSON, Director General
10:00-10:40 Keynote
& Joint Panel Discussion
EU Commission Joaquim Nunes de Almeida, Director, European Commission
Energy Transitions Commission Lord Adair Turner, Chairperson
10:40-11:20   Coffee Break
11:20-12:00 Keynote Jon Briggs
Overall Moderator
POSCO Sedon Choo, Sr. Executive VP, Head of Technical Research Laboratories
SSAB Martin Pei, Chief Technical Officer
Carl Orrling, Vice President & Head of Transformation Office
12:00-13:30   Luncheon
Session 1 “Transition to Near Zero Emission Steelmaking”
13:30-14:15 European & Latin American Steel Companies Andrew Purvis
World Steel Association, Director Sustainable Manufacturing
ArcelorMittal Pinakin Chaubal, Chief Technical Officer
Salzgitter Peter Juchmann, Head of Technology Development Direct Reduction
voestalpine Thomas Buergler, Head of R&D Ironmaking (CEO K1-MET)
thyssenkrupp Steel Frank Ahrenhold, Head of Sustainable Steel Production
Tata Steel Europe Tim Peeters, Project Manager  
Ternium Pablo Bassi, Chief Industrial & Engineering Officer
14:15-15:00 Asian Steel Companies Dong Joon Min
Yonsei University, Emeritus Professor
JSW Steel Ltd Dabbiru Satish Kumar, General Manager of R&D
Baowu Xiaoming Mao, Deputy director of the Low-Carbon Metallurgical Innovation Center
Nippon Steel Corporation Seiji Nomura, Fellow, Head of Advanced Technology Research Laboratories
JFE Steel Kazukuni Hase, Vice President of R&D
15:00-15:30   Coffee Break
15:30-16:15 Summarizing Keynote & Discussion Rob Watt
Stockholm Environment Institute, Communications Director and Head of Strategic Policy Engagement
First Movers Coalition Nancy Gillis, Programme Head
Swedish Ministry of Environment Mattias Frumerie, Head of Delegation to UNFCCC
Energy Transitions Commission Alasdair Graham, Head of Industry Decarbonisation
US State Department Annie Hills, Senior Advisor
International Net Zero (BEIS) Edward Webber, Deputy Director for International Net Zero Financing & Sector Transitions
International Energy Agency Will Hall, Clean Energy Technology Analyst

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