BKS Webinar: Hydrogen in Kazakhstan - Today and Tomorrow. The Role of Industry and Universities.
The British-Kazakh Society hosted 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 had 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 had 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 was also discussed by our speakers.
Fergus Robertson - Director, BKS
Saule Zholdayakova - Hydrogen Technologies Research Laboratory, KMG Engineering, Atyrau - Introductions and overview comments
David Hardy - Chairman BKS Education Group - Introductions and overview comments
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’