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CCUS Conference

CCUS Conference

Preliminary programme 23 Nov 2021



Preliminary programme 23 Nov 2021


12:00     Arrival with lunch

13:00     Welcome by hosts

Remco de Boer and Jan Hopman, CATO

13:10     Introduction to the Port of Rotterdam

Allard Castelein, CEO Port of Rotterdam

13:20     Keynote Speech 1: the role of CCUS in Norway 

                Ragnhild Sjoner Syrstad, State Secretary of the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment

13:30     Keynote Speech 2: the role of CCUS in the Netherlands 

                Dilan Ye┼čilgöz-Zegerius, Dutch State Secretary for Economic Affairs and
                Climate Policy

13:40     Keynote Speech 3: CCUS and the EU Green Deal/Fit for 55

                Chris Bolesta, CCUS Policy Lead, European Commission (DG Energy)

13:50     Setting the scene: CCUS in Europe: SET-plan CCUS roadmap

                Joëlle Rekers, Co-chair SET-Plan-CCUS

 14:00     Northern Lights: Experiences, Challenges and Opportunities of CCUS

Martijn Smit, Director Business Development Northern Lights

14:10     Porthos, Rotterdam CCUS Project: CO2 transport and storage

Mark Driessen, Porthos

14.20     Q&A

                moderated by Remco de Boer

15:00     Break

15:30     CCUS in a Societal Perspective

Jonas Helseth, Director, Bellona Europa
Alex Ouwehand, Director Milieufederatie

15.50     CCUS from an emitters perspective: Yara 

                Michael Schlaug, Managing Director Yara Netherlands

16:00     Panel Discussion: Political Perspectives on CCUS

                moderated by Remco de Boer

 Jonas Helseth, Bellona Europe
                - Jutta Paulus, Member of EU Parliament, Group of Greens/EU Free Alliance
                - Evert Nieuwenhuis, Wetenschappelijk bureau GroenLinks
                - Michael Schlaug, Managing Director Yara Netherlands
                - Alex Ouwehand, Director Milieufederatie


17:00     Accelerating CCUS Technologies: funding research and innovation that can lead to safe and cost-effective CCUS technology.

                Ragnhild Rønneberg, Research Council of Norway, coordinator of ACT

17:15     Closing Remarks

                Bård Ivar Svendsen, Ambassador of Norway to the Netherlands

17.30     Drinks & Walking Dinner



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