Join our Research Seminar 25 August 2022

August 8, 2022

We are very pleased to announce our next full-day research dissemination seminar as a hybrid event, supported with a full webinar and a face-to-face seminar in Sydney.

Thursday 25 August 2022
Location: Webinar and Hilton Sydney, 488 George Street, Sydney


(all times AEST Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne)

8:30 Pre-meeting coffee in Sydney

9:00 Session 1 – The Big Developments in Future Fuels

The current state of global future fuels research and development

David Norman, CEO  

Overview of future research coming up this year

Jeremy Harris, Projects Manager
Martha Le
Stephen McGrail

Our research strategy to expand and extend beyond the CRC in 2025 

Antonella Banno, Business Development Manager 

10:30 Break

11:00 Session 2 – Research Program 1 Future Fuel Technologies, Systems And Markets

Powerlines vs Pipelines: Transport and Storage Options for Future Fuels RP1.1-02B 

Dennis Van Puyvelde, ENA,
Sleiman Mhanna, University of Melbourne

Biomethane injection into the gas network RP1.4-07

Leon Bogers, Rinnai
Mohsen Talei, University of Melbourne

Testing of legacy residential appliances RP1.4-05
Small industrial burners

Troy Praag AGIG,
Doug Proud, University of Adelaide

12:30 Lunch

1:00pm Session 3 – Research Program 2 Social Acceptance, Public Safety & Security Of Supply

Deliberative engagement processes on the role of future fuels in the future low-carbon energy mix in Australia RP2.1-07

Jordan McCollum, APGA
Amrita Kambo, University of Queensland

Identifying drivers of policy and practices regarding future gas uses in the built environment RP2.2-03 

Dennis Van Puyvelde, ENA
Sarah Holdsworth RMIT

Risk Governance for Procurement in Future Fuels RP2.3-06 

Ted Metcalfe, Metcalfe Engineering,
Jan Hayes, RMIT
Yen Pham, RMIT

2:30pm Break

3:00pm Session 4 – Research Program 3 Network Lifecycle Management

Assessment of future fuel decompression behaviour RP3.2-02 

Mark Fothergill, APA Group
Guillaume Michal, University of Wollongong

Keyhole coating damage treatment RP3.4-04 

Alan Creffield, APA Group
Bob Varela, Deakin
Salman Al-saeedi, Deakin

Proximity and ventilation requirements for fuel networks RP3.2-01 

Phil Colvin, Jemena
Ajit Godbole, University of Wollongong

4:30pm Event Close

How to register

Register here for the webinar and the Sydney face-to-face event

This event is only open to employees of participating organisations of Future Fuels CRC, so please use your official email address when registering to confirm your identity.

The sessions will also be recorded and available for viewing in the Members’ Area of the Future Fuels CRC website.

The event is kindly supported by the APGA and it coincides with their Women in Leadership Course, their Research and Standards Committee meeting and their Industry drinks.