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Tasmanian Energy Development Conference

The key networking forum for Tasmania’s energy industry

5-6 June 2024 | Paranaple Convention Centre, Devonport

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Join us in 2024 as we return to Devonport for the 6th Annual Tasmanian Energy Development Conference – THE key networking forum for Tasmania’s energy industry.

Home to Australia’s only 200% renewables target, the nation’s leading hydrogen industry development plan, and a plethora of energy industry projects of all scales, don’t miss out on Tasmania’s largest energy event of the year. Spaces will be strictly limited for this unique, regional networking opportunity so be sure to save the date and ensure you don’t miss out.

Speakers

Hon Nick Duigan MP

Minister for Energy and Renewables, Government of Tasmania

Mark Bowles

Acting Chief Executive Officer, Renewables, Energy, Climate and Future Industries, Tasmania (Tasmanian Government)

Michael Bailey

Chief Executive Officer, Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Caroline Wykamp

Chief Executive Officer, Marinus Link

Prajit Parameswar

Chief Commercial Officer, Marinus Link

Ian Brooksbank

Chief Executive Officer, Hydro Tasmania

Erin van Maanen

Executive General Manager, Strategy, Hydro Tasmania

Phaedra Deckart

Chief Executive Officer, Solstice Energy

Bess Clark

Chief Executive Officer, TasRex

Geoffrey Drucker

Managing Director, Countrywide Hydrogen

Ignacio Hernandez

Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, HIF Global

Shane Bartel

Chief Executive Officer, Climate Capital

Ray Mostogl

Chair, Tasmanian Minerals Manufacturing and Energy Council

Kim Mallee

Director, Community Power Agency

Alan Morrell

Chief Executive, West Coast Renewable Energy

Simon Talbot

Director - Commercial, ABEL Energy

Amandine Denis-Ryan

Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)

Cr Gerard Blizzard

Mayor, Circular Head

Craig Brakey

President, Advance West North West Association

Teeny Brumby

Mayor, Burnie City Council

Susie Bower

Chief Executive Officer, Bell Bay Advanced Manufacturing Zone

David Pollington

Managing Director, ACEN Australia

Agenda

10:00 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

10:10 am

OPENING KEYNOTE MINISTERIAL ADDRESS | Tasmanian Government keynote address

Hon Nick Duigan MP, Minister for Energy and Renewables, Government of Tasmania

10:30 am

LEADERS PANEL | The Vision for Tasmania

Erin van Maanen, Executive General Manager, Strategy, Hydro Tasmania

Prajit Parameswar, Chief Commercial Officer, Marinus Link

11:00 am

The Tasmanian Future Gas Strategy

Mark Bowles, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Renewables, Energy, Climate and Future Industries, Tasmania (Tasmanian Government)

11:25 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:55 am

Update on the Marinus Link

Caroline Wykamp, Chief Executive Officer, Marinus Link

12:10 pm

Update on the Battery of the Nation project

Ian Brooksbank, Chief Executive Officer, Hydro Tasmania

12:30 pm

Optimising the 'Battery of the Nation'

Amandine Denis-Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)

12:50 pm

Update from ACEN Australia – Meeting Tasmania’s Renewable Energy Target

David Pollington, Managing Director, ACEN Australia

1:05 pm

Lunch and networking break

2:05 pm

CountryWide Hydrogen’s hydrogen plans in Tasmania

Geoffrey Drucker, Managing Director, Countrywide Hydrogen

2:25 pm

HIF Global’s planned Tasmanian e-fuels plant

Ignacio Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, HIF Global

2:55 pm

Tasmania’s Competitive Advantage from Production to Market

Simon Talbot, Director - Commercial, ABEL Energy

3:15 pm

Networking and refreshment break

3:50 pm

Engaging with regional communities

Kim Mallee, Director, Community Power Agency

4:10 pm

DISCUSSION PANEL | Community engagement & social licence

Teeny Brumby, Mayor, Burnie City Council

Cr Gerard Blizzard, Mayor, Circular Head

Craig Brakey, President, Advance West North West Association

4:50 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

4:55 pm

Networking Function

6:30 pm

CONFERENCE DINNER | Official Conference Dinner

9:00 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

9:10 am

DISCUSSION PANEL | Energy demand by Tasmanian industry

Michael Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Ray Mostogl, Chair, Tasmanian Minerals Manufacturing and Energy Council

9:40 am

Update on the Bell Bay Advanced Manufacturing Zone

Susie Bower, Chief Executive Officer, Bell Bay Advanced Manufacturing Zone

10:00 am

Investing in Tasmania’s energy future

10:15 am

Solstice Energy’s plans for Tasmania’s energy future

Phaedra Deckart, Chief Executive Officer, Solstice Energy

10:35 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:05 am

Tasmania’s role in Australia’s energy transition

11:10 am

TasRex’s plans for the Connorville Solar Farm and the Bass Straight offshore wind project

Bess Clark, Chief Executive Officer, TasRex

11:30 am

Offshore wind opportunities for Tasmania

11:50 am

Project Renewable Future and the Whaleback Ridge Wind Farm

Alan Morrell, Chief Executive, West Coast Renewable Energy

12:10 pm

Climate Capital’s Bell Bay solar farm

Shane Bartel, Chief Executive Officer, Climate Capital

12:30 pm

Skilling and training a new generation of workforce

12:50 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

1:00 pm

Lunch & END OF CONFERENCE

Sponsors

exhibitors

Partners

Pricing

Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$2795+GST
Virtual Pass$1995+GST
Extras Price
Streamly Access Pass $495+GST
Industry Dinner $220+GST

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

RECONNECT AND RE-ENGAGE WITH YOUR INDUSTRY COLLEAGUES

The 5th Annual Tasmanian Energy Development Conference, brings together key industry stakeholders from Tasmania and interstate.

There are many opportunities for networking including social events such as networking drinks and a conference dinner, 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

Please note that this event will incorporate a digital attendance component to enable speakers and attendees who are not permitted to travel the opportunity to still virtually attend.

To see what is on offer please contact:
Megan Rogulski – Sponsorship Manager
T: +61 (0)2 9080 4334
E: megan.rogulski@informa.com

Event Code Of Conduct

We want everyone who comes to our events to have a great experience. This code explains our expectations and rules, which includes general good practice behaviour, and how to report anything witnessed or experienced that goes against them. Read our Event Code of Conduct here.

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

05 - 06 Jun 2024

Paranaple Convention Centre
Market Square, 137 Rooke St
Devonport TAS 7310

Book accommodation with HotelMaps
To access the best available rate, book here.

contact

Still have a question?

General Information & Registration
Customer Service
+61 2 9080 4307
info@informa.com.au

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
Megan Rogulski
+61 2 9080 4334
Megan.Rogulski@informa.com.au

Speaking Enquiries
Lisa Hedlund
+61 2 9080 4324
Lisa.Hedlund@informa.com.au

Marketing & Media Enquiries
Chris Shorthouse
chris.shorthouse@informa.com

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