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DAY 1  
  MONDAY    16th October 2023  
09h45 ownwards Assembly  
10h00 - 11h30 INAUGURAL SESSION    



Welcome Address by

Dr. V. K. Garg

Former CMD, Power Finance Corporation Ltd. &
Chairman, Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission

Theme Address by

Mr. Anil Razdan

Former Secretary Power, Government of India
Chairman, Energy And Environment Foundation

Address by the Guest-of-Honour

Dr. N. Kalaiselvi

Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research & DG,
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research

Address by the Guest-of-Honour

Shri Bhagwanth Khuba*

Hon'ble Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy,
Chemicals and Fertilizers,
Government of India
Global Excellence Awards

Presentation of Global Excellence Award 2023

The EEF Global Excellence Award 2023 in Hydrogen / Biofuel / SAF / Bioenergy Sector

Special Keynote Address by

General (Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd)*

Hon'ble Minister of State for Road Transport &
Highways and Civil Aviation, Government of India

Address by the Chief Guest

Shri Hardeep S Puri*

Hon'ble Union Cabinet Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas;
Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

Vote of Thanks by

Dr. Anil Garg

World Hydrogen Energy Summit-2023
12h00 - 13h00 PLENARY SESSION - I
"Green Hydrogen Economy and Energy Transition"

Mr. Anil Razdan

Former Secretary Power, Government of India & Chairman, Energy And Environment Foundation
Key Speakers

Prof. Dr. Ajay Sood

Principal Scientific Advisor of
the Government of India

Dr. N Kalaiselvi

Secretary, DSIR &
Director General, CSIR

Mr. Shrikant Madhav Vaidya

Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Prof. R. R. Sonde

Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Mr. Guilherme Mendonca

Siemens Energy India

Ms. Madadh MacLaine

Secretary General
Zero Emission Ship Technology Association, UK

Dr. James Khong

Co-founder & COO
Galaxy FCT, Malaysia

Mr. Siegfried (Siggi) Huegemann

Secretary General & Co-Founder
African Hydrogen Partnership (AHP), Mauritius

Mr. Sandeep Pathak

Director at Hynexa
Leader AHP Representation in India
13h00 - 14h00 Networking Break for Lunch  
14h30 - 16h00 PLENARY SESSION - II
"Advances in Hydrogen Value Chain"

Mr. T. S. Venkataraman

Managing Director
Esvin Advanced Technologies Limited
Key Speakers

Mr. Abhay Bakre

Director General
Bureau of Energy Efficiency

Mr. Mohit Bhargava

Executive Director, NTPC Limited &
CEO, NTPC Renewable Energy Limited

Dr. Bruno G. Pollet

President, Green Hydrogen Division
International Association for Hydrogen Energy, Canada

Mr. Neeraj Sethi

Country Leader, Indian Region
Baker Hughes

Mr. Niraj Thanvi

Director O&G Segment
Schneider Electric

Dr. Narainsam Dorasamy

Executive Director
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Research Center, UAE

Mr. Siddharth R Mayur

Founder, Managing Director & CEO
h2e Power Systems Private Limited

Mr. Bernardene Smith

Deputy Principal Consultant, Policy and Finance
Global CCS Institute, Australia

Dr. Preetam Singh

Associate Professor, Dept. of Ceramic Engineering
IIT (BHU) Varanasi
16h00 - 16h30 Networking Break for Tea / Coffee  
16h30 - 18h00 PLENARY SESSION - III
"Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Mobility"

Mr. Ajay Yadav

Joint Secretary
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
Key Speakers

Dr. J. P. Gupta

Managing Director
Greenstat Hydrogen India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Sanjeev Gupta

Executive Director (Corporate Strategy)
IndianOil Corporation Limited

Prof. K. K. Pant

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Mr. Shardul Kulkarni

Deesha Power Solutions Pvt Ltd

Mr. Murali Arikara

Chief Technology Officer
RaCanaa Energy

Mr. Greg Harris

Chief Commercial Officer
Intelligent Energy, UK

Dr. N. Saravanan

Principal Engineer, Born Electric, Advance Engineering,
Sustainability, Mahindra Research Valley, Mahindra Rise

Mr. Vipul N Shah

Sr. General Manager-Fuel Cells, India,
Engineering Fuel Cells (PS/EFC-IN), Bosch Limited

DAY 2  
  TUESDAY    17th October 2023  
10h00 - 11h30 Keynote Session – IV
"Next Generation Electrolyser Technologies:
Green Hydrogen Production Perspective of Electrolyser Manufactures"

Padmashri Professor (Dr) Ganapati D. Yadav

Emeritus Professor of Eminence,
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
Key Speakers

Mr. Sridhar Dharmarajan

Executive Vice President & Managing Director
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Dr. Tata Narasinga Rao

Director, International Advanced Research Centre for
Powder Metallurgy & New Materials-ARCI

Dr. Rajapillai Ahilan

Chief Energy Transition Officer
ABL Group, UK

Dr. Bipin Kumar Gupta

Principal Scientist
CSIR-National Physical Laboratory

Mr. Rayesh Mehta

TNO Bangalore Sr. Consultant Energy &
Materials Transition

Dr. Shivani Sharma

Principal Technical Consultant, Power Consulting
Hitachi Energy

Mr. Rajan Varshney

Deputy General Manager
NTPC Limited

Mr. Aashish Mallik

Senior Analyst, Hydrogen Research
Rystad Energy

Mr. Srivatsa Anchan

Partner, Energy Transition & Decarbonization
Ernst & Young LLP

Prof. Frank Rogez

Chief Technology Officer
Hyfinity, France
11h30 - 12h00 Networking Break for Lunch  
12h00 - 13h30 Keynote Session – V
Green Hydrogen towards NetZero Pathways


Dr. Vijay Kumar Saraswat

Member, NITI Aayog
Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Key Speaker

Prof. Dr. Christian Mohrdieck

Cellcentric GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Mr. Sanjay Sharma

Chief Executive Officer
Ecofav Services Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Siddharth Arora

Associate Director (Clean Power)
Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation

Mr. Raghuv Jaiswal

Energy Technology
Siemens Energy, Malaysia

Mr. Parul Soni

Global Managing Partner
ThinkThrough Consulting

Mr. Sachin Deole

Senior Director, Sales, Energy, Green Hydrogen, Decarbonisation &
Datacenter, Black & Veatch Private Limited India, SAARC Region

Dr. Indrajit Shown

Professor, Department of Chemistry
Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science

Prof. Aravind Kumar Chandiran

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Ms. Pallavi Bedi

Phoenix Legal

Prof. Guneet Inderjit Kaur

Coordinator, Department of Sports Psychology &
Department of Sports Biomechanics, School of Sports Sciences
Central University of Rajasthan
13h00 - 14h30 Networking Break for Lunch  
14h30 - 16h00 Keynote Session – VI
"Towards Green Economy:
Green Hydrogen, Green Ammonia & Green Steel"

Mr. V R Sharma

Managing Director
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd
Key Speakers

Dr. Uttam Kumar Ghorai

Asstt. Professor & Head
Rama Krishna Mission Vidyamandir Kolkata

Mr. Naveen Ahlawat

Head-Green Hydrogen, Gasification and CCSU
Jindal Steel & Power Limited

Mr. Mudit Jain

Head – Research
Tata Cleantech Capital

Mr. Akshay Kashyap

Managing Director
Greenfuel Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Gaurav Burman

Managing Director
APAC Operations

Dr. Akshai Kumar

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
IIT Guwahati

Mr. Anand Vasudevan

Founder & CEO
Spotimyze Energy & Mobility Inc, USA

Mr. Atul Agarwal

Managing Director
NEUMAN & ESSER Engineering (India)
16h00 - 16h30 Networking Break for Tea / Coffee  
16h30 - 17h30 Valedictory Session & Awards Ceremony

Welcome Address by

Dr. Anil K Garg

World Hydrogen Energy Summit-2023

Special Keynote Address by

Dr. John W. Sheffield

President, IAHE & Professor of Engineering Technology
Purdue University
Senior Associate Editor - International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, USA

Mr. Nobuo TANAKA

CEO, Tanaka Global, Inc. and
Former Executive Director, IEA, Japan

Dr. Stefan Kaufmann

Hydrogen Executive Advisor to the Board
thyssenkrupp, Germany

Theme Address by

Mr. Anil Razdan

Former Secretary Power, Government of India &
Chairman, Energy And Environment Foundation

Address by the Guest-of-Honour

Dr. Jitendra Singh*

Hon'ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Earth Sciences,
Science & Technology and the Prime Minister’s Office,
Government of India

Presentation of Global Award Ceremony

The EEF Global Hydrogen Award 2023

The EEF Global Biofuel Award 2023

Address by the Chief Guest

Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari*

Hon'ble Cabinet Minister for Road Transport & Highways
Government of India

Vote of Thanks

Dr. Anil Garg

World Hydrogen Energy Summit 2023