Presentations from the ANU Energy Update 2015 can be viewed and downloaded here. View a compelling 2 minute video that encapsulates the key themes of this year's event.
Energy Update brings together Australian researchers, policymakers, industry and members of the public to provide an update on the latest world energy trends. As Professor Brian Schmidt outlined in his talk (available for viewing below): "The Energy Change Institute is all about what universities are meant to do – they’re meant to take knowledge, they’re meant to teach people, they’re meant to learn stuff and they’re meant to work with the rest of society to take that knowledge and to disperse it."
- Mr Ian Cronshaw from the International Energy Agency (IEA), co-author of the World Energy Outlook reports. Ian Cronshaw will present The IEA perspective on the World Energy Outlook 2015, which provides a snapshot of international energy trends.
- Byron Washom, University of San Diego, as keynote speaker with a presentation on UC San Diego's Microgrid: The World's Largest, Most Diversified Portfolio of Distributed Energy Resources.
Pre-registration is essential via Eventbrite
|Time||Presenter / subject||Download pdf / View presentation on YouTube|
|8.30||Arrival and sign-in|
|9.00||Opening Address - Professor Brian Schmidt, Nobel Prize winner and Spokesperson for the Mainau Declaration on Climate Change||View presentation|
|9.30||Keynote address - Byron Washom, University of San Diego, UC San Diego’s Microgrid: The World’s Largest, Most Diversified Portfolio of Distributed Energy Resources
Followed by Q & A session
|PDF (9.27MB, some images have been removed to reduce the file size)|
|10.30||Tea and coffee|
|11.00||WEO2015 theme - Renewables and energy efficiency
Introduction by the Chair, Professor Wojciech Lipinski, ANU
|11.05||Ms Alicia Webb, Clean Energy Council||PDF (1.6MB)|
|11.20||Professor Andrew Blakers, Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems, ANU||PDF (6.47MB)|
|11.35||Mr Lachlan James, ACT Government, Environment and Planning Directorate||PDF (4.81MB)|
|11.50||Professor Alan Pears, RMIT University||PDF (4.53MB)|
|12.05||Panel discussion and Q & A|
|1.30||Special Presentation - by Mr Ian Cronshaw, International Energy Agency, The 2015 World Energy Outlook||PDF (1.22MB)|
|2.30||Q & A|
|3.00||Tea and coffee|
|3.30||WEO2015 theme - Unconventional gas:
Introduction by the Chair, Assoc Prof Llewelyn Hughes, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU
|3.35||Professor John Williams, Adjunct Fellow Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU||PDF (5.72MB)|
|3.50||Mr Damian Dwyer, Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association||PDF (2.33MB)|
|4.05||Ms Nicole Thomas, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science||PDF (1.94MB)|
|4.20||Mr Tony Wood, Grattan Institute||PDF (1.5MB)|
|4.35||Panel discussion and Q & A|
|5.00||Closing remarks - Professor Ken Baldwin, ECI Director|
|5.15||Networking drinks and finger food|
Registrations are essential.