HydrogeNext - Experience Power 2022

Monday, October 3  Thursday, October 6
Gaylord Rockies - Denver, Colorado

The one event covering the full hydrogen value chain from production to distribution and end-use, bringing together power generation and chemical process industry professionals to collaborate and learn about the fast-paced advances being made toward a hydrogen economy.

Come see us at booth #121 and attend our multiple speaking events to learn how Mitsubishi Power is leading the clean energy transition and is a trusted partner for end-to-end clean energy services.

 Join us on our journey to achieve decarbonization

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Event Schedule

Date & Time

Session Name

Session Description

Mitsubishi Power Participant

Session Participants

Tuesday, October 4

1 pm – 2:30 pm

Usage, Demand & Market for Hydrogen

In discussing a potential hydrogen economy, it is important to understand the usage demand from this market. This session will focus on identifying where the potential uses/demands/and markets for hydrogen will likely evolve.

Hari Gopalakrishnan

Murray M. Medlock, Project Manager - Research and Development Southern Company Services

Moderator - Eamon Hogg, Research and Development Engineer, Southern Company

Panelist - Jeff Chase,  Clean Power Generation Lead, Research, Development, & Demonstration (RD&D), SoCal Gas Company

Tuesday, October 4

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Attracting and Retaining a Diverse Workforce.

Change management for the energy transition. Building strategies to support a diverse, multi-generational workforce. Improving recruitment and retention for energy technology of the future and need for cultural change.

Prasanth Thupili

Moderator - Kristen Himmerick Vice President, Solutions CAEL - Council for Adult and Experiential Learning.

Panelist  Kari Schafenburg  Director, Initiatives CAEL Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Panelist  Lewis Brown Jr. - MA  VP, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, and DEI  Comcast

Makr Hinaman (Invited)  Director of Engineering Innovation  Franklin Mountain Energy

Wednesday, October 5

9 am - 10 am

Hydrogen Storage

This session will discuss issues associated with storage and sequestration topics. Topics will include technical, regulatory, monetary, logistics and geographical issues that arise in designing and selecting these facilities.

Joseph Bushinsky

Speaker - Joe Grochmal, Engineer, Kiewit

Speaker - Matt Gregori, Customer Solutions RD&D, SoCal Gas Company

Speaker - Claire Behar, Chief Commerical Officer, Hy Stor Energ

Wednesday, October 5

10:30 am

Cyber & Physical Security - Best Management Practices for Control Systems

Learn what power plants are doing to protect their control systems. This session will provide best management practices in cyber and physical security at power plants.

Tom Logan

Chair Brian Heinbaugh, Plant Manager - Wildcat Point Generation Facility, Old Dominion Electric Cooperative

Speaker Sean Randles Manager of Technical Services Utility Services, Inc.

Speaker Dan Doyle ICE Technician Old Dominion Electric Cooperative

Wednesday, October 5

10:30 am - 12 pm

Outage Management During the Supply Chain Disruption

Outage issues related to supply chain shortages as well as the shortage of personnel. The new age of project management and reacting to current immediate impacts, managing a more compact outage to meet current resource demands.

Prasanth Thupili

Moderator/Chair Dennis Buchanan Plant Director, Harrington Station Xcel Energy

Moderator - Eamon Hogg, Research and Development Engineer, Southern Company

Speaker - Larry Lesh, Generating Station Operating Supervisor, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Wednesday, October 5

2:15 pm - 3 pm

Hydrogen Case Studies in Decarbonization

This session will present example projects that show early progress in the decarbonization market early lessons learned are presented and next steps will be shown.

Ben Thomas

Moderator - Bobby Noble, Senior Technical Leader, EPRI Electric Power Research Institute

Panelist - L. Eric Johnson, Plant Manager Plant McDonough Combined Cycle, Southern Company

Panelist - Jeff Wilson, Fleet Modernization R&D Manager, Southern Company