ANU Energy Update 2019

Gemasolar solar thermal power station, set amongst sunflowers near Cordoba Spain. Photo credit: Dr James Prest

Date & time

1pm 1 December 2019

Location

Cinema Theatre, Cultural Centre, Kambri Precinct, ANU

Speakers

Ken Baldwin
Ian Cronshaw
Audrey Zibelman
Alan Finkel
Tony Chappel
See program for full list of speakers

Contacts

 Sarah Wilson
 + 61 2 6125 0946

You can listen to podcasts of each session on the Experience ANU channel of SoundCloud.

You can watch video of ENERGY UPDATE sessions on ANU TV (Youtube link).

The ANU Energy Update is the ECI's annual flagship event - a one-day summit that brings together energy researchers, policymakers, industry and the public to provide an overview of the latest national and international energy trends.

The day will feature presenters discussing a range of energy issues including global and regional outlooks, new technologies and the future electricity market.

This year's program includes:

Welcome:     Professor Keith Nugent, ANU Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

Opening Address:  The Hon Pat Conroy MP, Shadow Minister Assisting for Climate Change

Keynote Address: Ms Audrey Zibelman, CEO, The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)

2019 World Energy Outlook: A special presentation by Ian Cronshaw, International Energy Agency (IEA), Paris

National Hydrogen Strategy

Presentation by Dr Alan Finkel, Australia's Chief Scientist

Followed by panel discussion and Q&A.

Future Electricity Markets Summit

Presentation by Mr Tony Chappel, Chief External Affairs Officer, The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)

Followed by panel discussion and Q&A.

View the draft program of events.

The annual ANU/ACT Government Solar Oration will follow on from Energy Update at 6pm in the same theatre (Cinema Theatre, Kambri). This year's Solar Oration will be delivered by Fleur Yaxley, a senior executive in the renewable energy industry. Finger food will be available in the foyer from 5.15pm. 

Energy Update 2019 is held in conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference taking place in Canberra (3 – 5 Dec).

By registering for this event you are also subscribing to our the ANU Climate Change Institute / Energy Change Institute mailing list. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any correspondence.

Kambri car park

There is a ticketless car park on the city-side of campus under the Kambri Cultural Centre. The entrance is near the Copland Lecture Theatre on Kingsley Street.

Program

Time Presenter / subject Download Presentation
8.00-8.30 Registration  
8.30-8.40 Introduction - by Professor Ken Baldwin, Director, ANU Energy Change Institute 

PDF 912KB

Speech and Slides via YouTube

8.40-9.00

Welcome - Professor Keith Nugent, ANU Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

 

Opening Address: The Hon Pat Conroy MP, Shadow Minister Assisting for Climate Change

 
9.00-10.15

Keynote Address - Audrey Zibelman, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Energy Market Operator 

PDF 3.2MB

Speech and Slides via YouTube

10.15 - 11.00

Morning Tea

 
11.00 - 11.05 JWLand Sponsor's Speech  
11.05 - 12.30

Special Presentation on the 2019 World Energy Outlook - Ian Cronshaw, International Energy Agency

PDF 2.1MB

Speech and Slide via YouTube

12.30 - 1.30  Lunch  
13.30 - 15.00

National Hydrogen Strategy

Introduction by Chair, Prof Yun Liu, ECI, Research School of Chemistry, ANU

Session with Slides via YouTube
  Presentation by Dr Alan Finkel, Australia's Chief Scientist

PDF 4.5MB

 

 

Panel discussion and Q&A

  • Dr Fiona Beck, ECI, Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering, ANU
  • Ed Gaykema, Project Manager Renewable Energy, ActewAGL
  • Andrew Dickson, Development Manager, Asian Renewable Energy Hub

 

 

PDF 1.1MB (Fiona Beck)

PDF 1.2MB (Ed Gaykema)

PDF 1.1MB (Andrew Dickson)

15.00 - 15.30

Afternoon Tea

15.30 - 17.00 Future Electricity Markets Summit Session with slides via YouTube
 

Introduction by Chair, Dr Lachlan Blackhall, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

 
 

Presentation by Tony Chappel, Chief External Affairs Officer, The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)

PDF 708KB
  

Panel discussion and Q&A

  • Professor Frank Jotzo, ANU Crawford School for Public Policy
  • Chloe Munro, Professorial Fellow, Monash University
  • Drew Clarke AO PSM, Board Chairman, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)
 
17.00 - 17.10

Closing remarks - Professor Ken Baldwin, Director, ANU Energy Change Institute 

 

18.00 - 19.40 Solar Oration - Fleur Yaxley, Senior Executive in the Renewable Energy Industry PDF 4.4MB

ANU Energy Update 2019 is generously sponsored by JWLand.

 

 

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