2017 Conference Agenda

 

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 

 

Plenary Session Overview

8:00am - 10:10am


Opening Plenary

Room 212 / 213

8:00am Opening Remarks

Robby Clark, Exhibition Director, Reed Exhibitions
Pete Wheale, VP Sales – Australia Pacific, NEXTracker
Chair:  Rachel Watson, Chair, Clean Energy Council

8:10am Victorian Minister’s Welcome: The Hon Liliana D’Ambrosio MP, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Government of Victoria

8:50am - 9:20am Keynote: Jo Witters, EGM of the Office of Innovation, AEMO

9:20am Panel Discussion:  The next market disruption: A look at the evolving energy landscape, its future players and the new market realities for the energy sector
This session will bring industry players in the energy sector together to look at the major hurdles the industry faces over the next 5-10 years and assess how the industry is evolving to cater to these changes.
How the energy landscape is evolving and are we reacting fast enough?
Where are the emerging opportunities in the market and how is this creating new players in the market?
How might this continue to change as we approach 2025?

Chairperson: Rachel Watson, Chair, Clean Energy Council

Panellists include:
Michael Benveniste, Head of Commercial & Strategy, Powershop
Dan Sturrock, Transactions, Arena
Jim Cox, Board Member, AER
Alison Rowe, CEO, Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd
Frank Tudor, Managing Director, Horizon Power
Ben Burge, Energy Executive Director, Telstra

10:10am - 10:50am BREAK

10:50am - 12:10pm

Room 212

Room 213

Room 217

Room 218

Room 219

Room 220

Future Energy and the Grid 1:
Technological, policy and financial solutions to transition to a low carbon economy

Solar 1:
Latest advancements and commercial opportunities in the PV sector

Bioenergy:
Bioenergy developments in the market: the barriers and opportunities

Wind Energy 1:
Looking at the wind energy industry, their impact from an economic and social perspective on the communities they operate in and new development ways forward

Energy Storage 1:
Future Energy Storage Trends

Electric Vehicle 1:
State of electric vehicles in Australia

12:10pm - 1:10pm BREAK

1:10 - 2:30pm

Room 212

Room 217

Room 218

Room 213

Room 219

Room 220

Future Grid 1:
Improving system capabilities for improved integration, security and reliability to the grid

Community Energy:
Initiating community projects for economic and social benefit

Wind Energy 2:
Getting the most out of wind farm projects from a financial, operational and technical standpoint

Solar 2:
Evaluating the key commercial and technical considerations in Utility Scale solar

Sponsored by:

Energy Storage 2:
Regulatory and investment considerations for energy storage

Electric Vehicle 2:
Dude where’s my charger? The rollout of electric vehicle infrastructure in Australia

2:30pm - 3:30pm BREAK

3:30pm - 4:50pm

Room 212

Room 217

Room 218

Room 213

Room 219

Room 220

Smart Grid 1:
Making the smart grid a success : Maximising the smart grid to create better connections and benefits to customers and your enhance critical assets

Government Initiatives:
Latest governmental initiatives driving investment, innovation & promoting the expansion of renewable energy across Australia

Microgrid/ Off grid:
Project insights looking at the benefits of on reliability

Solar 3:
Solar for the Industry

Energy Storage 3:
Projections, design and installation considerations in residential storage

Electric Vehicle 3:
Electric Vehicle Innovators, new business developments in the EV eco-system

5:00pm - 6:30pm GRAND NETWORKING EVENT

Sponsored by:

Conference Session: Green Build + Low Carbon Economy

10:50am - 12:10pm

Making businesses more energy efficient

Demonstrating the value proposition and business buy in for environmental sustainability within your organization
Kaushik Sridhar
, Manager, Corporate Citizenship, KPMG

Why is energy efficiency so lucrative, but so hard to do? How to start unlocking its value
Rachel Ollivier, Group Manager Property, Environment and Sustainability, Glen Eira City Council

Planning for Upgrades: Project-based activities in the Victorian Energy
Kathryn Lucas-Healey , Senior Policy Officer, Energy Efficiency Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

1:10pm - 2:30pm

Energy Efficient Buildings

Efficient Buildings: The Procurement Model is Broken - What are the solutions?
Bob Sharon,Chief Innovation Officer, Blue IoT

The Path Towards Building a Citizen’s Utility in Apartments
Dr Bjorn Sturmberg, Director, Kairos Power and Founder, Sun Tenants

Materials and Sustainability: How sustainable are renewables? A review
Kenny Walker, Project Manager, KBR

3:30 - 4:50pm

Heat and Energy

Innovative Applications of Shallow Geothermal Technology
Riyan Aditya, PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne

Overview of current and prospective applications for geothermal heat in Australia
Dr Graeme Beardsmore, President, Australian Geothermal Association

 

Thursday, 12 October 2017 

 

7:30am - 9:00am


Investor Breakfast

Chairperson: Gero Farruggio, MD, Sustainable Energy Research Analytics (SERA)

(Note: The Investor Breakfast is invite only)

Plenary Session Overview

9:00am - 10:40am


Opening Plenary

Room 212 / 213

9:00am Keynote Opening - A look at clean energy investment in Australia
Chairperson: Catherine Way, Business Development Manager, DP Energy
Keynote Speaker: Ian Learmonth, CEO, CEFC

9:20am Encouraging new energy innovation in a consumer driven market
• What are the current technological developments and innovations fuelling the sector?
• Where will we see the next big breakthrough coming from?
• How should companies be embracing innovation and engaging consumers?

Chairperson: Stefan Jarnason, CEO, Solar Analytics

Panelists include:
Nathan Dunn
, MD, Enphase Australia
Philip Livingston, MD, Redback Technologies
Dean Spaccavento, Chief Executive Officer, Reposit Power
Stephen Richardson, Senior Technology Innovation Engineer, Ergon Energy

10:00am Managing Australia’s shifting power market – Balancing the true cost of the NEM with the needs of the consumer
• What are the current challenges impacting the energy market for retailers and customers?
• How do we approach fair pricing? What are the options?
• Is there potential for future energy retail models and if so how might they look?

Chairperson: Catherine Way, Business Development Manager, DP Energy

Panelists include:
Paul Geason
, Managing Director, Momentum Energy
Matthew van der Linden, Managing Director, Flow Power
Lynne Gallagher, Director, Research, Energy Consumers Australia
Anne Pearson, Chief Executive, AEMC

10:40am - 11:10am BREAK

11:10am - 12:30pm

Room 212

Room 216

Room 217

Room 213

Room 219

Room 218

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Future Energy & the Grid 2:
The shift towards a decentralised energy economy

Energy Efficiency 1:
Showcasing the best in energy efficiency upgrades

Led by the Energy Efficiency Council

Project Development 1:
What needs to be done to get up and running on a new project

Alternative Fuels:
Future potential of Hydrogen

Energy Storage 4:
Regulatory, technical and economic considerations for Utility scale storage

Mining Sector and Renewable Energy

12:30pm - 1:10pm BREAK

Room 212

Special session with  the UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative on Climate Change, Nick Bridge
Mr Bridge has worked for the UK Treasury, was the chief economist for the UK Foreign Office, and is the former Ambassador to the OECD

1:10pm - 2:30pm

Room 212

Room 216

Room 217

Room 213

Room 219

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Future Grid 2:
The ROI of integrating storage with solar, EV’s and smart applications to build a fully integrated and smart home

Energy Efficiency 2:
Energy Efficiency and Business Productivity for Industry

New Technologies:
Exploring developments and new applications in energy generation technology to lower emissions in Australia

Future Energy 1:
Corporate PPAs and Peer-to-Peer energy trading

Energy Storage 5:
Pumped Hydro Storage in Australia

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2:30pm - 2:55pm BREAK

2:55pm - 4:15pm

Room 212

Room 213

Room 216

Room 217

Room 219

Room 218

Smart Grid 2:
Data, analytics, security and the ‘internet of energy’ of things

Energy Efficiency 3:
New technologies, systems and major developments in energy efficiency

Project Development 2:
Looking at the skills needed to shape the industry internally and externally

Market Developments:
Innovation needs to create a clean economy

Energy Storage 6:
Latest technology insights into Lithium Ion and Vanadium Flow Batteries

Future Energy 2:
Australia's Energy Future

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Room 213

Closing Debate Climate Change and Energy: From the Finkel review to the RET - Dissecting the good, the bad and the ugly

Chairperson: Andrew Thaler, Thinkerer, Singleton Solar

Panelists include:
Dr John Söderbaum FTSE
, Vice-Chair of ATSE’s Energy Forum and Director of Science and Technology at ACIL Allen Consulting
Paul Burke, Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Robert Pritchard, Executive Director, Energy Policy Institute of Australia
Professor Samantha Hepburn, Director, Centre for Energy and Natural Resources Law (CENRL), Deakin University

 

Interested in Waste-To-Energy?

Waste Expo, the country’s premier event for the waste and resource recovery industry, is co-located with All-Energy Australia 2017. The following waste-to-energy sessions are available at Waste Expo Australia 2017.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

12:30pm - 02:00pm

Energy from Waste: Cradle to Grave

Facilitated by: Barry Sullivan, Downer Utilities Australia
Panellists:
Kurt Palmer
, STEINERT
Christopher Lane, Sustainability Victoria
Mike Haywood, Mike Haywood’s Sustainable Resource Solutions

03:30pm - 04:15pm

Plasma Gasification: The Next Generation of Waste-to-Energy
Solutions for Australia

Richard Fish, President AlterNRG Corp

Thursday, 12 October 2017

10:30am - 11:15am

Technologies for a Better Environment

Paul Prasad, Managing Director, Zenergy Australia

02:30pm - 03:15pm

Solar Generation Systems on Landfills Case Study
- An Australian First

Matthew Falzon, Commercial Development Manager,
Joule Energy and LMS Energy.

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