Wednesday 14th June 2017

8.15am

REGISTRATION

9.00am - 9.40am

Australia’s Solar + Storage revolution and Update from Vancouver

Solar and Storage: Uptake by Councils and their Constituents
Warwick Johnston, SunWiz

Update from Vancouver
Tom Nockolds,CP Agency & April Crawford-Smith, Pingala

Session Leader: Ben Peacock

 

9.45am - 11.00am

UPDATE ON AUSTRALIAN RENEWABLE CITIES AND REGIONS

Updates from cities on their progress to going renewable for their urban environments.

Canberra as a 100% renewable city
Dr Stephen Bygrave, Executive Director of Climate Change and Sustainability, ACT Government

Local Energy Sharing and Energy Storage in City of Sydney
Nik Midlam, Manager, Carbon Strategy, City of Sydney

Lismore City Council’s 2023 RE Goal and Update on Council-Operated, Community-Funded Floating Solar Farm
Sharyn Hunnisett, Environmental Strategies Officer, Lismore City Council

Session Leader: Barbara Albert

11.00am - 11.30am

MORNING TEA

11.30am - 12.45pm PLENARY

PLENARY KEYNOTES

City of Sydney Presentation
Clover Moore, Lord Mayor, City of Sydney

City of Adelaide Presentation
The Right Hon Mr Martin Haese, Lord Mayor, City of Adelaide

ZEN Energy Technologies Presentation
Prof. Ross Garnaut, Chairman, ZEN Energy Technologies Pty Ltd

Session Leader: Mary Hendriks

12.45pm - 2.00pm

LUNCH

2.00pm - 3.15pm

THE ROLE OF THE CORPORATE WORLD IN GROWING RENEWABLE CITIES

Industry speaks of the success of various urban renewable energy projects and shares innovative ideas. Hear from corporate leaders who share their views and visions for a renewable future.

How small business can achieve Carbon Neutrality
James RobsonOwner, Ross Hill Wine Group

The new enabling and disruptive technology of battery storage, and how this fits into the energy systems of savvy businesses
David MalickiSenior Team Leader Energy Efficient Business Unit, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage

The Business Case for Energy Independence in the Retail Sector
Dr Kate RingvallCountry Manager Sustainability Retail, IKEA Pty Ltd

Session Leader: Monica Richter, WWF

3.15pm - 3.45pm

AFTERNOON TEA

3.45pm - 5.00pm

PLANNING FOR 100% RENEWABLE - CASE STUDIES

Sharing the progress – stories from local government, industry and community groups who have taken the lead in going renewable.

Carbon neutrality and renewable energy generation at a regional University

Peter HarrisEnergy Manager, Charles Sturt University

How Commercial Buildings and Tenants can source Off-Site Renewable Energy via Power Purchase Agreements
Jonathan PrendergastGreen Infrastructure Project Manager, UTS / Facilities and Projects

An Overview of Projects Which Contribute to Willoughby City Council’s Renewable Energy Target
Andrew Giannasca Willoughby City Council

Session Leader: Dr Sven Teske

5.05pm - 6.30pm

JOIN NETWORKING DRINKS IN EXPO

Exhibition: Delegates invited to visit Australian Energy Storage & Renewable Cities exhibition in breaks.
Note that this program is subject to change and may be varied at the discretion of the organisers, Exhibitions and Trade Fairs, NSW.

Exhibitions & Trade Fairs (the Organisers) reserves the right to alter key note speakers, session presenters or the conference program timetable and delivery without notice due to unforeseen reasons. Neither Exhibitions & Trade Fairs nor the Conference Program Manager accept any liability for any loss or inconvenience caused to any attending delegate under such changes.