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Hydrogen in Kazakhstan - Today and Tomorrow. The Role of Industry and Universities.

The collaboration between Oil, Gas & Renewables Group and the Education Group.

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Hydrogen in Kazakhstan - Today and Tomorrow. The Role of Industry and Universities.
Hydrogen in Kazakhstan - Today and Tomorrow. The Role of Industry and Universities.

Time & Location

31 May 2023, 12:00 – 13:00 BST

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About the event

The British-Kazakh Society is hosting a webinar on the topic hydrogen's current and future role in Kazakhstan and how the industry and universities affect the role of hydrogen.  At this event, we will have 2 moderators, one from the industry side - Saule Zholdayakova (KMG Engineering) and one from the universities side - David Hardy (Chairman of BKS Education Group). We will have experts discussing the recent green spark in Kazakhstan, as well as the role of air liquide in the country. Moreover, critical understanding of Hydrogen Fuel options from a university research perspective and the role of universities in Kazakhstan in the development of future hydrogen usage will also be discussed by our speakers. 

Host:

Fergus Robertson - Director, BKS

Moderator:

Saule Zholdayakova - Hydrogen Technologies Research Laboratory, KMG Engineering, Atyrau - Introductions and overview comments

David Hardy - Chairman BKS Education Group - Introductions and overview comments

Panel:

Marco Castagnini - Founder, Green Spark Limited, Aksai/Astana - ‘Green Spark in Kazakhstan’

Anastasia Budaeva - Business Development and Energy Management Lead, Air Liquide, Astana - ‘Air Liquide, hydrogen and Kazakhstan’

Sayasat Nurbek - Minister of Science and Higher Education, Astana. 

Chokan Laumulin - Professor, The British-Kazakh Technical University. Vice Chair, UNECE Committee on Sustainable Energy, Geneva, Switzerland. Hon. Professor National Academy of Sciences, Kazakhstan - ‘Role of universities in Kazakhstan in the development of future hydrogen usage’

Montu Saxena - Professor, The Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge. Director of the Cambridge Central Asia Forum. Awarded Presidential Medal of Honour, Kazakhstan 2011 - ‘Critical understanding of Hydrogen Fuel options from a university research perspective’.

The discussion between the speakers will be followed by a live Q/A session where you will have an opportunity to communicate directly with the speakers. There will also be available a simultaneous language interpretation to the Russian language.

Registration is necessary to attend the webinar, please register by pressing RSVP. Registration link will be provided a day before the webinar. Registration will close on the 30th May at 20:00 London time.

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