June – Europe Members Meeting

14th June 2023

Location(s): Brussels

Save the date! Our Europe Members Meeting will be held in Brussels.

Date: 14 June 2023
Format: Members only; in-person event
Location: Pullman Brussels Centre Midi, Place Victor Horta 1, 1060 Brussels, Belgium

08h30 – 9h00: Coffee and registrations09h00-09h15: Welcome

09h15 -10h45: Three concurrent workshops. Led by industry experts and moderated by the Institute, these sessions are designed to generate collaborative and insightful discussions.

Managing project development risks
Lead: Vusala Karimova
Innovation Fund
Lead: Bruno Gerrits
Monetising carbon dioxide removals
Lead: Dominic Rassool
Miguel Angel Hernando Garcia (Technicas Reunidas)  Angus Gillespie (Carbon Management & Climate Change Executive),
George Daskalakis (Motor Oil Hellas)

Gianni Spinelli (Drax Group),

Eduardo Famini (RBC),

Niall MacDowell (Imperial College)

Objective: To develop an understanding and identify key risks associated with CCS project development per project phase.

  • What are key high impact/high probability risks to consider for each phase of a CCS project?
  • How to engage project Stakeholders: who and when?
  • Lessons learned/examples from risk management and mitigation of recent CCS projects?
Objective: To discuss the nature and funding record of the EU’s Innovation Fund, tips on preparing a strong project application and options if rejected

  • Record of the Innovation Fund (large scale): applications and results;
  • Application strategy: How to prepare your organisation to apply for IF;
  • What if your application isn’t successful.




Objective: To share insights on the latest developments in CDR to improve the business case for CCS projects

  • Current tools for negative emissions monetisation (Voluntary Carbon Markets, California Low Carbon Fuel Standard);
  • Outlook for new EU tool: Carbon Removal Certification Framework. What’s the difference with voluntary market carbon credits?;
  • How to create CRCs, what is the expected value, and where to sell them?;
  • Scenarios from various industries.
10h45-11h00: Summary and guidance for transportation11h00-12h30: Bus to Ghent including packed lunch

12h30 -15h30: Site visit to the Arcelor Mittal Steelanol  project in Ghent. Please note this is a change from the initially planned visit to the Kairos@C project in Antwerp, due to logistical reasons. Transport to and from, and packed lunch included.

15h30 -16h30: Return to Brussels by bus

16h30-18h00: Free time

18h00–20h30: We end the day’s activities with a Social event at the Brussels Beer Project:  a young and funky craft beer brewery, located  in the hip Dansaert quarter in central Brussels. Brewery tour, tastings and finger food included.




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