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22 November 2017

Renewable Energy Business Forum

Current Opportunities for SERREE Member Businesses

Margaret Whitlam Pavilion, National Arboretum Canberra

2.00 – 6.00 pm, Wednesday, 22 November 2017


1.30 pm:  Forum Registration

ACT Minister Shane Rattenbury will meet and greet members from 1.30 to 1.45 pm

2.00 pm:  Nicola Morris Chief Operating Officer, ARENA:  Welcome

2.05 pm:  Simon Corbell – Adjunct Professor UC, Honorary Associate Professor ANU: The        National Energy Guarantee effects on Australia’s renewable energy industry

2.20 pm:  Andrew Blakers – Director, Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems, ANU:  Pumped Hydro Energy Storage potential in the ACT and south east NSW region 

Session 1 – Regional Roundup / Business Opportunities

2.35 pm:  Jon Sibley – Director, Energy Markets and Renewables, ‎ACT Government

2.45 pm:  Chloe Hicks – Manager, Renewable Energy, NSW Government

2.55 pm:  Michael Gartner – Managing Director, Photon Energy

3.05 pm:  Richard Lowe – Executive Manager, Business Growth, TransGrid

3.15 pm:  Afternoon Tea

Session 2 – Current Opportunities for Regional Exports

3.45 pm:  Craig Hanicek – SERREE Cluster Manager:  SERREE future pathway – global connectivity and regional business export growth

3.50 pm:  Anthony Maxwell – Principal Energy Specialist, Asian Development Bank

4.05 pm:  Isaac Court – Trade Manager, Resources and Energy, Austrade

4.10 pm:  Jenya Khvatsky – Chief Executive Officer, CleanTek Market

4.20 pm:  Expert Panel – Exports

  • Simon Franklin – Managing Director, ITP Renewables
  • Steve Hollis – Chief Executive and Managing Director, Solastor
  • Igor Skryabin – Business Development Manager, ANU
  • Nathan Steggel – GM Operations, Windlab

4.45 pm:  Liz Veitch – Executive Director, Regional Development Australia ACT and SERREE Director:

  • Outline of the SERREE Model
  • Forum Wrap and Thank Yous

5.00 – 6.00 pm:  Networking Drinks and Canapes

Click here to read the Forum Wrap

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