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Rotterdam, Netherlands | 20 - 23 March 2017
10.00 - 18.00REGISTRATION OPEN
09.00 - 12.30Gate Terminal Technical Tour
11.00 - 13.30NGVA Europe Board Meeting (incl lunch)
14.00 - 17.00NGV Global Board Meeting
17.30 - 19.00Networking Reception, Exhibition Hall
Day 1 - 21 March 2017
07:30 - 17:30DAY 1 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN
10.30 - 17.30EXHIBITION OPEN
0900 - 0910WELCOME AND CONFERENCE OPENING
0910 - 0955OPENING PLENARY: THE ROLE OF NATURAL GAS FOR TRANSPORTATION
Moderator: Dr Michael Gallagher, Advisory Board Member, Agility Fuel Solutions and Chair of NGV Global
0955 - 1030Mel Ydreos, Executive Director, Public Affairs, International Gas Union
Peter Keller, Chair, SEA / LNG
Loek Vroon, Netherland Director, IVECO
Diego Goldin, Executive Director, NGV Global
10.30 - 11.15Coffee Break, Exhibition Halls
11:15 - 12:15PLENARY SESSION 1A: ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE OF NATURAL GAS FOR TRANSPORTATION - EUROPE
NG as a Transportation Fuel: A Winning Approach also under the Well-to-Wheel Perspective
Andrea Gerini and Kaloyan Tsilev, NGVA Europe
12:15 - 13:30Lunch, Exhibition Halls
13.30 - 14.30PLENARY SESSION 1B: NATURAL GAS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION
Moderator: Jeffrey Seisler, NGV Global
Keynote:
Scott Foster, Director, Sustainable Energy Div. UNECE
Graham Williams, GP Williams Consulting
14.30 - 15.15Coffee Break, Exhibition Halls
15.15 - 17.05BREAKOUT SESSION 1
OEM STRATEGIESPOLICIESDEVELOPMENT
Stream 1Stream 2Stream 3
1515 - 1550Lennart Pilskog, Volvo SwedenTBDLNG and LCNG refueling stations deployment
Philippe Heisch, Cryostar
1550 - 1625Fedrico Gaiazzi , Industrial Marketing Manager, FPT IndustrialDevelopments in the Dutch LNG Industry
Robert Goevaers, LNG Platform Holland
MID Approved LNG-Dispenser
Michael Wiskirchen, Flow Instruments GmbH
1625 - 1700Charlie Ker, Director, Industry Relations, Cummins Westport Inc.The Causeway Study – Impact of CNG on the Irish Gas Network
Dan FitzPatrick, Gas Networks Ireland
Biogas Powered Mobility Project
Roel Swierenga, Hanze Development
1700 - 1735Carbon reduction strategies with NGV technologies
Nadège Leclercq, Westport Fuel Systems
CNG Cylinders & LNG Tanks: Opportunities, Challenges & Innovations
Dr Jeffrey Seisler, Clean Fuels Consulting
A Vehicle Tier1 Supplier Perspective on Present NGV Market Conditions
Paul Rogers, Keihin NA
Day 2 - 22 March 2017
08.00 - 17:30CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
09:00 - 10:30PLENARY SESSION 2: FUTURE OF NATURAL GAS FOR TRANSPORTATION
Chair: Dr. Michael Gallagher, Advisory Board Member, Agility Fuel Solutions and Chair of NGV Global

Speakers:
Diego Goldin, NGV Global
Lennart Pilskog, Volvo
Brenda Smith, Gas Advisers
Mariarosa Baroni, NGV Italy
Phil Fathers, AFC
Eric Desmarais, GazMetro
Matt Godlewski, NGVAmerica
10:30 - 11:10Coffee Break, Exhibition Halls
11.10 - 12.15BREAKOUT SESSION 2
MARINE TECHNOLOGYVEHICLE TECHNOLOGYFUEL SUPPLY TECHNOLOGY
Stream 1Stream 2Stream 3
11.10 -11.45 World's first adaptation of a high-speed ropax vessel to LNG
dual-fuel
Mercedes de Juan, Fundación Valenciaport
Potential of in-cylinder blending of gasoline and natural gas for light-duty vehicle applications
Dr. Thomas Wallner, Argonne National Laboratory
Odorization of Natural Gas – the standard solution for safety. What about LNG?
Peter Meyer, Arkema SA
CNG for Two Wheelers
Praveen Kumar Pandey, Indraprastha Gas Ltd
11.45 - 12.20LNG bunkering ships – Welcome to the LNG fuel supply chain
Carlos Guerrero, Bureau Veritas
Study of Pd-Pt catalysts for CNG oxidation using LEIS and in-situ XAS techniques
Dr Agnes Raj, Johnson Matthey
Purification Technology for CNG used in Road Transport
Peter Martin, Johnson Matthey
12.20 - 13.30Lunch, Exhibition Halls
13:30 - 15:20BREAKOUT SESSION 3
MARINE & HIGH HORSEPOWER TECHNOLOGYVEHICLE TECHNOLOGYFUEL SUPPLY TECHNOLOGY
WORKSHOP 1: LNG Fuel Quality WORKSHOP 2: Environmentally Enhanced NGVWORKSHOP 3: Renewable Energy / Biomethane
13.30 - 14.05Future LNG market and LNG quality
Marc Perrin, ENGIE
Mathijs Koot, Shell
Natural Gas versus Electric Heavy Duty Trucks and Buses - How to Make the Largest Positive Impact to Our Climate
Todd Sloan, Agility Fuel Solutions
The expected impact of the new European Renewable Energy Directive on the biomethane vehicle fuel market.
Dr. Attila Kovacs, European Biogas Association
14.05 - 14.40A correct ‘octane number for LNG
Howard Levinsky, DNV GL
Game Changer Report
Erik Neandross, GNA
Efficient bio-LNG production with cryogenic upgrading
Benjamin Berg, Cyro Pur
14.40 - 15.15LNG as fuel for Wärtsilä engines in shipping
Kaj Portin, Wärtsilä
Direct Injection of CNG for Passenger Vehicles
Dr Joachim Kiefer, Delphi Automotive Systems Luxembourg
Biomethane in the transportation sector in europe – status quo and future perspective
Zoltan Elek, Landwärme GmbH
15.15 - 15.50Engine knock behavior of LNG gases; Marine, CHP engine, Heavy duty truck engines
Sander Gersen, DNV GL
Bio LNG in fleets - Challenges ahead
Flavio Merigo, NGV Italy
On-site conversion of biomethane to LNG or hydrogen and its application in transportation
Kurt Sorschak, President and CEO, Xebec
15.50 - 16.20Coffee Break, Exhibition Halls
16.20 - 17.30BREAKOUT SESSION 4
MARINE & HIGH HORSEPOWER TECHNOLOGYVEHICLE TECHNOLOGYFUEL SUPPLY TECHNOLOGY
Stream 1Stream 2Stream 3
16.20 - 16.55Realisation of LNG bunkering station for inland ships
Erik Büthker, Pitpoint Clean Fuels
Assembly by Torque Tube Fittings
Brandon Grote, Swagelok
Assessment of Boil-off Gas Management in Liquefied Natural Gas Refueling Station Designs
Amir Sharafian, University of British Columbia
1655 - 1730Emergency Shut Down Valves
Ron van de Weerd, Managing Director, VCC and A.S.E. Repair, Dutch Partner of Herose Germany
Natural Gas Quality Sensor for Nautral Gas Engines
Conor Slater, Bright Sensors SA
Methodology of the implementation concept for the development of a LNG filling station network in Germany.
Frederik Brandes, German Technical & Scientific Association for Gas & Water, DVGW
19.00 - 23.00Gala Dinner
Day 3 - 23 March 2017
08.00 - 17.30 REGISTRATION
0900 - 1030PLENARY SESSION 3: NATURAL GAS BULK TRANSPORT MARKETS AND IMPLEMENTATION
Mobile Pipeline applications worldwide
Frank Häberli, Group Vice President, Business Development, Hexagon Composites ASA
Delivering Cost-Effective Natural Gas Beyond the Pipeline: New Innovations in Bulk Gas Transportation
Mauricio Gonzalez, Clean Energy Compression
10:30 - 11:15Coffee Break, Exhibition Halls
11.15 - 12.25BREAKOUT SESSION 5
MARINE & HIGH HORSEPOWER MARKETSVEHICLE MARKETSFUEL SUPPLY MARKETS
Stream 1Stream 2Stream 3
11.15 - 11.50Growth of Heavy Horsepower applications in North America
Erik Neandross, GNA
5 Years of Progress in Natural Gas System Design
Marc Meyer, Agility Fuel Solutions
CNG / BioCNG : Why you should be proud to be in the business and how that addresses competitive pressure from EV's, Brad Couch, Ariel
Corporation
11.50 - 12.25Natural Gas Locomotives
Marek Bradavka, MARAT
Maximizing Efficiency & Power in EURO VI Heavy Duty Natural Gas Fuelled Engines
Steve Dent, Econtrols
LNG Motion "Fuelling trucks with LNG/CNG along the core network" Alfonso Morriello, Axègaz
12.25 - 13.30Lunch
Exhibition Halls
13:30 - 15:20BREAKOUT SESSION 6
MARINE & HIGH HORSEPOWER MARKETSVEHICLE MARKETSFUEL SUPPLY MARKETS
Stream 1Stream 2Stream 3
13.30 - 14.05Feasability analysis of CNG versus LNG for RoPax ferry (TESO)
Erik Büthker, Pitpoint Clean Fuels
Enforcing safety and competence throughout the NGV value chain
Flavio Merigo, NGV Italy
CNG Fueling: Faster and Fuller
Timothy Boyle, Angi Energy
14.05 - 14.40 Breakthrough Economics in CNG Storage and Transportation
Dr. Neel Sirosh, LightSail Energy
Facility Modification: Determining Modifications Required for Adding CNG Vehicles to Existing Fleet Maintenance Facilities
Tamas Jozsa, Clean Energy Compression
Safe CNG Gas Transportation with Composite Pressure Vessels: Design, Testing, and Periodic Inspection to prevent safety incidents
Shaun Hogan, Fiba Technologies Inc.
14.40 - 15.15Marine LNG in Canada: Opportunities, Achievements and Challenges
Andrew Kendrick, Vard Marine Inc
Practical Fundamentals of an Adsorbent for Adsorbed Natural Gas Vehicles
Billy-Paul Holbrook, Ingevity
Enhancements in Coriolis flowmeter technology reduces maintenance cost and improve billing accuracy in alternative fuel (CNG, LPG, LNG) measurement
Damien Spenlehauer, Endress+Hauser Flowtec AG
15.15 - 15.50 An innovative LNG Bunkering Solution with enhanced safety
Ian Patterson, ARTA GmbH
Low pressure Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) Hybrid Bi-Fuel Vehicles
Robert Bonelli, Adsorbed Natural Gas Products Inc
Hydrogen as a Challenge for the Future Public gas Grid due to Natural Gas Mobility
Dr Frederick Brandes, DVGW
15.50 - 16.20Coffee Break
Exhibition Halls
16.20 - 17.30CLOSING PLENARY: FUTURE OF NATURAL GAS FOR TRANSPORTATION
Conference Close
Key Dates
 
Abstract submission
Closed

Notification of Acceptance of Abstracts
Completed

Deadline for Early Bird Registration
Closed

NGV Global 2017 Conference
20 - 23 March 2017

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