Day 1 - Thurs, 28th April 2022
The UK China Hydrogen Energy Cooperation Forum marks the beginning of a sustained climate change dialogue, led by UKNCC’s Dr. Paul Jefferiss, designed to strengthen decision making in the UK on potential models of cooperation. The dialogue targets hydrogen as a break through technology & focusses at the region to region level through the lens of sister cities Manchester & Wuhan.
Watch opening remarks here. Access to the view the technical sessions is on request.
The UK National Committee on China (UKNCC) is running a process to determine the technical and commercial viability of bilateral co-operation on hydrogen mega projects in cities. The four stage process, led by Dr. Paul Jefferiss, BP’s former global Head of Policy & Partnerships and NED of Carbon Trust, is designed to:
The process was launched on 28th and 29th April with the delivery of the UK China Hydrogen Cooperation Forum in the context of the 50th anniversary of ambassadorial relationships between the UK and China this spring.
Co-organised by the UK National Committee on China (UKNCC), the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Manchester 中华人民共和国驻曼彻斯特总领事馆 and Manchester China Forum (MCF) the two day event brings together national and regional stakeholders who are interested in exploring the potential for UK China cooperation on hydrogen in accelerating cities transition to zero-carbon.
The full programme brochure can be downloaded below.
Chair - Frank Slevin, Chairman, UK National Committee on China
Co-Chair - Zhang Xiaomei, Director General, Hubei Foreign Affairs Office
UK National Committee on China; Chinese Consulate General in Manchester; Manchester China Forum.
UKNCC would like to offer thanks to the Forum Gold Sponsors: Bank of China, Deloitte and HSBC and Associate Sponsor, Red Rock Power Limited.