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Carbon-Hydrogen Symposium

Houston Strategy Forum

Fifth Semi-Annual
Carbon-Hydrogen Symposium

Theme:“Ground Realities”

Wednesday May 15, 2024 ● 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ● Petroleum Club, Downtown Houston

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Includes breakfast and lunch for all attendees.

Exclusive Wine Reception for Members and Sponsors
at the end of the symposium.

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Detailed Description

Symposium Context

The year 2020 saw the advent of a keen focus and interest in ESG and decarbonization. It has been three years since and we are seeing a normalization of that intense, perhaps, frenzied focus.

ESG is no longer making headlines. Electric vehicles demand growth is tapering. The biggest fund managers are taking a more balanced and nuanced approach to energy investments, as opposed to throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

In some states, local governments are successful in disallowing new energy projects. On the other hand, EPA has granted primacy to Louisiana. As industries and governments push forward, new energy technology and pioneering projects are charging ahead.

As we look at all the moving parts, what are the ground realities? How do we take stock of the last three years? What is working and what is not? Where should we focus for the biggest and fastest impact?

Why Attend?

Engage with new-energy leaders in a thought-provoking and intense discussion on the questions facing decarbonization. We facilitate a closed-door, safe zone for candid discussions. Real discussions — no fluff. Register now.

We are looking forward to a powerful discussion with:

Panel Discussion

Mr. Anthony (Tony) Cottone, Vice President Finance, 1PointFive

Mr. Kristopher Roberson, Chief Operating Officer, CapturePoint

Mr. Omar Khayum, Founder and CEO, NewCarbon

Dr. Jamila Yamani, Director Climate & Energy, Salesforce

Mr. Lee Stockwell, General Manager – NA CCUS, Shell Energy Resources

Mr. Kenneth Wagner, Former Secretary of Energy & Environment, State of Oklahoma (Discussion Leader)

Mr. Don Leach, VP, Carbon Storage, Navigator CO2

Mr. Taimur (Taim) Shaikh, Energy Policy Advisor, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Ms. Lauren Berry, Vice President, Sustainability & External Affairs, Lapis Energy

Mr. Conrad Müller-Klingspor, Director - Clean Fuels Business Development, Clearway Energy Group

Mr. Dmitry Serov, Chief Executive Officer, Hyroad Energy

Mr. Duncan Meade, Director - Strategy, Fundamentals & Emissions Reduction, Enbridge

Dr. Sandeep Kibey, Decarbonization Advisor, ExxonMobil

Mr. Jakob Krummenacher, Vice President of Clean Energy, LSB Industries

Mr. Tim Balombin, Managing Director, TD Securities

Mr. Bobby Tudor, Founder and CEO, Artemis Energy Partners

Mr. Scott Commons, VP Strategy & Development – Strategic Account Management, Wood

Our Unique Format

What Makes Us Different?

Houston Strategy Forum events are innovative. No speeches. No PowerPoint presentations. They are open and down-to-earth discussions with our speakers. Our format is a relaxed, intimate, fireside-style chat. And, always unscripted!

Over the years, we have had top CEOs and executives share their deepest thoughts and feelings that you would never hear in a regular conference. We respect and value that interaction greatly — it is what makes us the preeminent discussion forum.

Our business talk show format facilitates an energetic, meaningful, and respectful exchange of ideas between our speakers and attendees. Our goal is to get a majority of the attendees to contribute to the discussion. When that happens — it creates magic!

We receive rave reviews about our format both from our speakers and attendees.

To encourage an open and candid discussion we follow Chatham House rules.   


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Fee Schedule

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Category          Fees
Visitor   $699
Priority-Table Seat   $899
Head-Table Seat + Private Reception (Sponsorship addon)   $2999
Table of 10 - Priority Placement   $7999
General Member   $599
Strategic Members $0

3% credit card fees apply.

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2. Contribute your ideas and thoughts to the discussion
3. Learn from our speakers through a vigorous and interactive discussion

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Includes breakfast and lunch for all attendees.

Exclusive Wine Reception for Members and Sponsors
at the end of the symposium.

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Cancellation, Miscellaneous Information


For VISITORS: Sorry, we do not offer refunds to visitors or prospective members. You are welcome to send a substitute. A substitution charge of $50 applies. To register the substitute, use the registration category, "Substituting for a Visitor." On the next page of registration, indicate the name of the person whom you are substituting.

FOR GENERAL MEMBERS: If you let us know at least one week prior, we will credit your HSF account for the fees, so you can apply the fees toward a future event.

FOR STRATEGIC MEMBERS: Strategic Members attend all events for no charge (if registered in time). Since Strategic Membership is tied to specific individuals, substitutions are not allowed if you cannot make it to the event.

Dress Code: Business Professional


Houston Strategy Forum expects professional conduct from all attendees.

Please come to learn and participate in the discussion and be respectful of other executives in attendance.

Houston Strategy Forum reserves the right to deny admission to the event, ask an individual or group to leave the event, and exclude from electronic lists and communication, any individual or organization.


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The opinions expressed by speakers and attendees are their own only, and not the Houston Strategy Forum's. Any business concepts, issues and ideas discussed may not be applicable in your situation. Houston Strategy Forum makes no claims about the completeness, accuracy or applicability of any discussion. Please seek professional business help to implement any change in your business or career.

Directions and Parking

35th Floor
Total Plaza
1201 Louisiana
Houston, TX 77002

Driving Directions
The new location of the Petroleum Club is 1201 Louisiana Street, Total Plaza. It is east from the Hyatt Regency and south of the CenterPoint building, at the intersection with Dallas street.

The club is located on the 35th floor.

In the interest of your safety, it is always a good idea to pay attention to the surroundings, your possessions and self, when parking your car and approaching any Downtown venue. We recommend valet parking.

Parking: Street metered and private parking lots are available options.

Valet is available on the south side of building and the valet entrance is from Milam street. The cost for valet is $15 with a discount coupon available through us at the event.