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The Australian Energy & Battery Storage Conference

Enabling Australia’s Energy Transition

13 -14 Feb 2024 | Swissotel Sydney

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Building on the success and full industry support of our 2023 standout conference, The Australian Energy & Battery Storage Conference 2024 returns on the 13-14th February 2024 at the Swissotel, Sydney.

Australia is rapidly investing and rolling out battery storage projects across the nation to fast-track the clean energy future. The Australian Energy & Battery Storage Conference will focus on the latest development of large-scale batteries, community batteries and pumped hydro projects. This exciting event brings together the energy industry, promotes greater transparency, and facilitates effective collaboration across the sector.

Topics will include:

  • Government policy and updates
  • Investments for the roll-out of energy storage in the NEM
  • Case studies of large-scale batteries, pumped hydro and community batteries across Australia
  • Case studies of the operation of batteries in the grid
  • The latest advances in battery storage technology
  • Decarbonising the energy sector
  • Transmission infrastructure developments
  • Supply chain concerns in sourcing batteries
  • Community engagement in the construction of energy projects
  • Skilled workforce shortages and the renewable energy transition
  • Challenges and risks related to battery storage
  • The role of batteries in the development of REZ’s
  • Hydrogen and storage
  • Other competing forms of energy storage


Victoria Mollard

EGM Economics and System Security, Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

Nick Hawke

Director, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

Pan Galanis

Director of Energy Markets, Akaysha Energy

Craig Francis

CEO, Genex Power

Dan Sturrock

Director, Business Development and Transactions, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Michael de Vink

Project Director - Lake Lyell Pumped Hydro, EnergyAustralia

Ashley Manna

Head of Business Development, ElectraNet

Colin Crisafulli

General Manager Customer Future Grid, Endeavour Energy

Kevin Wang

Director - Natural Resource & Energy, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Lane Crockett

Executive General Manager, Commercial Team, SEC

Ross Attrill

Chief Innovation Officer, Energy One

Andrew Kingsmill

Executive Director, Network Planning & Technical Advisory, Energy Co

Thomas Riesz

Senior DC Systems Engineer - Energy Storage, Energy Queensland

Dr Mark Apthorpe

Electricity Infrastructure Jobs Advocate

Michael Myer

Chairman, Sunshine Hydro Pty Ltd

Shane Bannister

Head of Business Development and Project Sales, Energy APAC, Tesla

Eddie Mallan

General Manager Commercial, Territory Generation

Charlotte Johnson

Global Head of Markets, Kraken

Bill Truscott

Group Manager Investment and Emerging Technology, Energy Supply and Operations, Origin Energy

Travis Hughes

General Manager Energy Hubs, AGL Energy

Mark Lewis

Business Development Manager, Electrification & Energy Systems Network, NSW Decarbonisation Innovation Hub

Professor Roberta Ryan

Director of the Institute for Regional Futures, Institute for Regional Futures, University of Newcastle

Adela Smith

Partner, Gilbert + Tobin

Dominic Zaal

Director, Australian Solar Thermal Research Institute, CSIRO

Dani Alexander

CEO, UNSW Energy Institute

Remy Nguyen

Energy Markets Expert, Baringa

Craig Stallan

Executive General Manager – Delivery, Transgrid

Ben Cerini

National Business Development Manager, Cornwall Insight Australia

Claude Morris

Manager - Energy Systems Integration, GHD

Glen Conway

Senior Technical Director – Renewable Energy, GHD

James Pirie

Program Director, Battery of the Nation Strategy, Hydro Tasmania

Romina Cavallo

Business Group Leader - Engagement, Communication & Communities, GHD

Dr. Rae Dufty-Jones

Director Social Advisory and Research, RPS Group

Thomas Gao

Business Development Manager, Powerfuels including Hydrogen Network, NSW Decarbonisation Innovation Hub

Melanie Koerner

General Manager, System Planning & REZ, AEMO Services

Amy Abraham

Director, Innovation, The Energy Charter




Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

Reconnect and re-engage with your industry peers at the Australian Energy & Battery Storage Conference.

There are many opportunities for networking including social events such as networking drinks, refreshment breaks and lunches, making this not just a conference… but an all encompassing industry “experience”.

Event sponsorship or exhibiting will allow your organisation to:

  • Build relationships with potential and existing clients
  • Generate leads from a high-level, targeted audience
  • Close sales in a more personal manner than via phone
  • Demonstrate your product in person
  • Network with the industry
  • Build brand awareness

To see what is on offer please contact:
Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
T: +61 (2) 9080 4334

ConnectMe + Streamly

ConnectMe • Networking enhanced

All of our events utilise a bespoke dynamic smartphone app, ConnectMe – which guarantees attendees a premium event experience. Logins are sent prior to the conference commencement allowing you to check who’s attending, schedule in meetings and catch ups, participate in live Q+A and interactive polls, and much more. ConnectMe ensures you never miss a beat prior, during and post event.


Streamly • On-Demand video vault

Streamly is a new video platform from Informa Connect – hosting hours of session recordings from our events and more. Select the Streamly add-on at the checkout to receive an annual subscription to exclusive On-Demand session recordings from all of our related energy events*. Login information will be sent post event. For more information visit our Streamly page.

* Note: In a minority of cases, speakers may request their sessions to be excluded from Streamly access.

Event Code of Conduct

This code explains our expectations and rules, which includes general good practice behaviour – because actions can impact others and everyone has a role to play in getting it right.

Anyone not following these rules or behaving in an unacceptable way will be asked – and expected – to stop doing so immediately and may be removed from the event. Read our Event Code of Conduct here.


Our Commitment to Sustainability

In Australia, we are committed to running our events in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Across Informa Connect we are focusing on the short and long-term sustainability impacts we have on customers and colleagues alongside the communities we work in.

We recognise that it’s not just about the way we produce our events and products but recognising that we have a role to play in providing a space to work in partnership together with our markets to inspire the sustainable development of the industries we serve.

To read more on our latest sustainability reports and Faster Forward initiatives – click here.

when & where

13 - 14 Feb 2024

Swissotel Sydney
68 Market St
Sydney NSW 2000
+61 (02) 9238 8888

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Still have a question?

Aya Mersal
Conference Manager
+61 (2) 9080 4338

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 2 9080 4334

Marketing & Media Enquiries
Ishani Dutta

General Information & Registration
Customer Service
+61 2 9080 4307

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