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South Australia Energy Developments Conference

The key networking forum for South Australia’s dynamic energy sector

18-19 June 2024 | Adelaide Convention Centre

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South Australia is at the forefront of the renewable energy transition, with the state the only gigawatt-scale grid in the world that regularly produces enough wind and solar power to meet all its energy needs.

Join us this June for the South Australia Energy Developments Conference, bringing together the state’s dynamic energy industry. Co-located with the Australian Hydrogen Conference (East), this premier event will feature leading-edge case studies on the latest solar, wind, battery storage, Renewable Energy Zones and transmission developments, while providing the ultimate platform to connect & network within the industry.

Topics will include:

  • South Australian energy market and the latest government policy
  • Case studies on clean energy projects wind farms, large scale-solar, battery storage
  • Transmission infrastructure developments
  • Investments for the roll-out of energy projects
  • Decarbonising operations
  • Engaging with First Nations and community
  • Clean energy supply chain

2023 Speakers

Dr Paul Heithersay

Chief Executive Officer, Department for Energy and Mining SA Government

Nicola McFarlane

Chief Operating Officer, Office of Hydrogen Power SA

Rainer Korte

COO, ElectraNet

Kym Winter-Dewhirst

Managing Director, Venice Energy

Mark Sinclair

General Manager - Future Energy, Zen Energy

Tom Jenkins

State Leader South Australia & Tasmania, NEOEN

Haydn Yates

Business Improvement Director, YES Group

Margarida Pimentel

Group Manager - Onboarding and Connections, AEMO

Leon Cocchiaro

Head of Development and Renewables, Enerven

Dr Changalong Wang

Research Fellow, Monash University & University of Melbourne

Morris Zhou

Chief Executive Officer, GMR Energy

Robert Sutton

CEO/Director, Lost River Australia Pty Ltd

Dr Matt Pearce

Head of Energy & Utilities, KPMG

Elinor Alexander

Director Geoscience & Exploration - Department for Energy and Mining, South Australia Government

Kam Ho

Managing Director Australia, Total Eren

Grant McMurtrie

Grant McMurtrie, Exploration Coordinator, 2H Resources

Neil McDonald

Managing Director, Gold Hydrogen

Martin Hablutzel

Head of Sustainable Energy Systems Asia Pacific, Siemens Energy Pty. Ltd

Professor Andrew Blakers

Director, Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems Australian National University

Kristin Raman

Head of Strategy and Sustainability, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Marija Petkovic

Managing Director, Energy Synapse

Prof. Peter Majewski

Professor Advanced Materials and Energy, University of South Australia

Glenn Christie

Director and Revegetation Consultant, Succession Ecology

Chris Reynolds

Head of Energy Hubs Business Partnering, AGL

Alessandro Wei

Principal Electrical Engineer, Green Gold Energy

James Brown

Strategy Lead, Strategy and Transformation, SA Power Networks

Gavin Hobart

EGM Mining Growth & Transformation, SIMEC Mining – a member of the GFG Alliance

Maheshini (Mesh) Weerackoon

GM Networks Regulation & Connections, Iberdrola Australia

2024 Sponsors

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities


The South Australia Energy Developments Conference, brings together key industry stakeholders from SA and interstate.

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 (0)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 year round access to exclusive On-Demand session recordings from all of our related transport 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.

when & where

18 - 19 Jun 2024

Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace,
Adelaide SA 5000


Still have a question?

General Information & Registration
Customer Service
+61 2 9080 4307

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
Valerie Pogrebizhsky
+61 (0)468 357 627

Speaking Enquiries
Aya Mersal
+61 2 9080 4338

Marketing & Media Enquiries
Paul O’Connor

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