Hunter Hydrogen & Energy Symposium 20-22 FEB 2023

NewH2 is excited to be hosting the inaugural Hunter Hydrogen & Energy Symposium in Newcastle on the 20-22 February 2023.

About the Symposium:

  • The Symposium is set to be a cornerstone event for the region, featuring representatives from industry, government, research and capital markets
  • The Symposium will take a deep dive into the significant hydrogen and energy opportunities underway in the Hunter region. The event will showcase significant projects, investments and initiatives that are underway and in development
  • Participants will hear from government and industry thought leaders on topics that are driving the region toward realising the vision outlined in the Hunter Hydrogen Roadmap and enabling a clean energy future
  • The event will spotlight projects and initiatives that are driving greater economic growth, industry collaboration, research and innovation and increased public and private investment.

At the conclusion of the symposium attendees will have:

  • Boosted their understanding of hydrogen and energy industries and future trends
  • Learned from and connected with major projects and investment in the region
  • Gained a deeper understanding of policy and projects that will impact the region
  • Increased awareness of factors to enable “hydrogen and energy readiness”
  • Engaged in conversation related to future skills, standards, workforce development.



Welcome Drinks
Rydges Hotel, Newcastle
5:30pm: Welcome drinks commence
8:30pm: Close.


Symposium Day 1
Rydges Hotel, Newcastle
8:00am: Arrival and registration
5:00pm: Close.

Industry Dinner
Fort Scratchley, Newcastle|
Dress code: Business attire
6:00pm: Arrival and drinks
6:30pm: Three course dinner and keynote speakers
10:00pm: Close.

Dinner co-hosted by HunterNet and Business Hunter.


Symposium Day 2
Rydges Hotel, Newcastle
8:10am Arrival
5:00pm Close.


The agenda for the symposium will be broken down as follows:

Day 1 (Tuesday, February 21):

  • Session one: The Opportunity for Hydrogen and Energy in the Hunter
  • Session two: Speaker and Panel Discussion: Enabling Investment in Hydrogen and Energy Sectors
  • Session three: Hunter Hydrogen Projects Showcase
  • Session four: Innovation Showcase
  • Session five: Research Showcase

Day 2 (Wednesday, February 22):

  • Session one: Enabling the Energy Transition in the Hunter
  • Session two: Hunter Energy Projects Showcase
  • Session three: Skills and Workforce Development
  • Session four: Speaker and Panel Discussion: Stakeholder and Community Engagement
  • Session five: Innovation & Research Partnerships.


  • Symposium Package: Welcome drinks, industry dinner, and two day symposium: $860
  • Symposium Only: $595
  • Industry Dinner Only: $165 - strictly limited tickets available.

* Symposium Package tickets include morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea, the Monday evening Welcome Drinks and Tuesday evening Industry Dinner. All other catering is at the delegate’s own expense

* Symposium Only tickets include morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea on day 1 and 2 of the event. All other catering is at the delegate’s own expense

* Tickets are non-refundable but delegates are transferable

* Tickets exclude any travel and accommodation.


There are a limited number of sponsorships available for the Symposium. Please download the Symposium Prospectus for full details or contact Merran Wiggins: | 0414 599 636.


Industry Partners