CANADA-ITALY ROUNDTABLE Best Practices & Technology Challenges for Early Implementation of Hydrogen Strategies

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WEDNESDAY 21 JULY 2021 | TIME 4:30 – 5:30 pm
The event is by invitation only and will be held in English.

 

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The Embassy of Canada to Italy, ​​in collaboration with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Centro Studi Italia-Canada (CSIC) and Nctm Law Firm, is hosting a Roundtable Discussion with a focus on the implementation of national hydrogen strategies.

The dialogue is part of the existing collaboration between Canada and Italy in the energy sector within the international organizations of which they are part and in the context of the Joint Declaration signed by the two Governments in 2014. The latter recognized the need to strengthen and expand commercial relations and scientific and technological collaboration in the energy sector for the purpose of energy security and responsible use of resources.

The announcement by Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, on the Hydrogen Strategy for Canada launched in December 2020, proposes to resume the dialogue between Canada and Italy with the aim to discover the vast opportunities offered by Canada in terms of internationalization for Italian companies and to raise awareness of the Canadian technological capabilities which have been at the forefront of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen sector.

 

ROUNDTABLE PROGRAM

Opening remarks by:

H.E. Alexandra Bugailiskis, Ambassador of Canada to the Republic of Italy

Ercole de Vito, Head of Business Development, ICC Italia

Paolo Quattrocchi, Director of Centro Studi Italia Canada

An overview of National Strategies

Speakers:
Mariano Grillo, Director General Infrastructure and Security of Energy and Geomining Systems, Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition
Aaron Hoskin, Senior Manager intergovernmental initiatives, Natural Resources Canada

Roundtable Discussion
Italian and Canadian perspectives on the implementation and technological challenges from grey to green hydrogen:
Luigi Crema, Vice President, H2IT, Italian Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Association
Mark Kirby, President & CEO of the Canadian Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Association

And with the participation of Italian and Canadian companies
Ballard Power Systems, Bonatti, ENEL Green Power, Ionomr Innovations, Loop Energy, and Xebec Europe

Speakers

H.E. Alexandra Bugailiskis
Ambassador of Canada to the Republic of Italy

Luigi Crema
Vice President – H2IT | Italian Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Association

Ercole de Vito
Head of Business Development – ICC Italia

Mariano Grillo
Director General Infrastructure and Security of Energy and Geomining Systems – Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition

Aaron Hoskin
Senior Manager intergovernmental initiatives – Natural Resources Canada

Mark Kirby
President & CEO – Canadian Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Association

Paolo Quattrocchi
Director – Centro Studi Italia Canada

 

And with the participation of Italian and Canadian companies
Ballard Power Systems, Bonatti, ENEL Green Power, Ionomr Innovations, Loop Energy, and Xebec Europe