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Tasmanian Energy Development Conference

Developing the State – Powering the Nation

19-20 June 2019 | Paranaple Convention Centre, Devonport

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Early Bird Rate $1,195 + GST (Save $500) - Expires on 30 April 2019 // See Pricing Below

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“The Battery of the Nation and Marinus Link projects are expected to create up to 3,800 direct and indirect jobs during construction and deliver an economic stimulus up to $7 billion.”

As the uptake of renewables continues to surge and aging fossil fuel plants trip during critical demand periods, concerns on energy reliability across the NEM are increasingly on the minds of businesses, politicians and the public – and Tasmania is uniquely placed to address this.

The proposed Project Marinus would see a second interconnector linking Tasmania to the mainland, allowing Tasmania’s ambitious Battery of the Nation initiative to ensure energy security for both the state and the nation, aid the development of additional projects with their eye on export, and prompt the creation of thousands of new jobs.

It is in this atmosphere that Informa Australia are delighted to announce the inaugural Tasmanian Energy Development Conference, held 19-20 June 2019 at the brand new Paranaple Convention Centre, Devonport. Join us for a comprehensive two-day event of national significance featuring government commentary, major project updates, regional development opportunities, and stakeholder discussions, both public and private, across every level – from local to federal.

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agenda

9:00 am

Registration & Welcome Breakfast

9:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

9:55 am

Mayor’s Welcome

Cr Alison Jarman, Deputy Mayor, Devonport City Council

10:05 am

MINISTER’S ADDRESS | Tasmania’s Energy Future

Guy Barnett MP, Minister for Energy, Government of Tasmania

10:30 am

The Renewable Energy Pipeline | Implications for Tasmania

Mark Williamson, Executive General Manager, Clean Energy Regulator

11:00 am

A broad session on the project, what it means for the state, and a Hydro Tasmania Update

11:30 am

A broad session on the project, what it means for the state, and a TasNetworks Update

12:00 pm

Lunch and Networking Break

1:00 pm

The AEMO Outlook

Craig Price, Group Manager System Planning, Australian Energy Market Operator

1:30 pm

The Outlook for PHES in Australia | Implications for Tasmania

Dr Matthew Stocks, Research Fellow, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

A detailed examination of current works and work to come for these major initiatives – from approvals to shovels in the ground – including engagement with the community, local content, commentary on skills demand, what the rollout of these projects may look like, infrastructure development that may be required beforehand, and how future construction efforts may coincide with existing maintenance and upgrade plans.

2:00 pm

The Marinus Link

Benjamin White, Head of Stakeholder Relations, Community Engagement, Environment & Planning Approvals (Project Marinus), TasNetworks

2:30 pm

The Battery of the Nation

Christopher Gwynne, Program Director, Battery of the Nation, Hydro Tasmania

3:00 pm

Networking and refreshment break

3:25 pm

Renewable Energy in Tasmania – A Developer’s Perspective

Paul Fulton, Managing Director, Joule Logic

3:50 pm

Examining the key concerns and interest of leading local groups and business representatives, commentary on the need to ensure local content in major projects, and the building of economic partnerships in the regions your projects are operating in

4:30 pm

A roundtable discussion on Renewable Investment in Tasmania, how Marinus and Battery of the Nation may shape this, and the impact mainland generation capacity and investment may have on Tasmania. Additional analysis on what large scale renewables development would mean for Tasmania – including local/state growth, regional development and jobs/skills demand.

5:10 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

5:20 pm

CLOSING | End of Conference Day One & Networking drinks

7:00 pm

Official Conference Dinner

8:30 am

Registration & Morning Coffee

8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

9:00 am

An invitation will be extended to the Federal Energy Minister following the May 18 Election

9:25 am

Energy Development in Tasmania – A retailer’s perspective

Rebecca Kardos, Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, Aurora Energy

9:50 am

Tasmania’s Growth Story

10:15 am

Tas Gas

Kate Daley, General Manager, Tas Gas Retail

Marcus Tonelly, Commercial Manager, Enwave Australia

10:40 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:00 am

Large scale development in Tasmania

Anton Rohner, Chief Executive Officer, UPC Renewables Australia

11:25 am

Epuron Update

Andrew Durran, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Epuron

11:50 am

Developer Insight

12:15 pm

Tasmania’s Hydrogen Potential

Dr Attilio Pigneri, Chief Executive Officer, The Hydrogen Utility

12:40 pm

Developer Insight

1:05 pm

Powercom Update

Rohan Windsor, Managing Director, Powercom Group

1:30 pm

Lunch and networking break

2:30 pm

Insight and lessons learnt from one of Tasmania’s leading construction firms, and what an increase in renewable development would mean for the sector.

3:00 pm

Building on topics from our two-day conference, we conclude with a round-table discussion from the perspective of Tasmania’s Energy Consumers. From farmers to industry, we hear their thoughts on development, energy security, pricing, and what more needs to be done to ensure Tasmania remains a competative and desireable jurisdiction for industry and business of all sizes.

3:30 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

3:40 pm

CLOSING | End of Conference

pricing

Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$1695$1195+GSTEarly BirdEarly Bird
Extras Price
Conference Dinner $140+GST
  • Early Bird Rate: $1,195 + GST (Save $500), Expires on 30 April 2019
  • Standard Rate: $1,495 + GST – Expires on 1 June 2019
  • Late Rate: $1,695 + GST – From 2 June 2019

speakers

Guy Barnett MP

Minister for Energy, Government of Tasmania

Mark Williamson

Executive General Manager, Clean Energy Regulator

Stephen Davy

Chief Executive Officer, Hydro Tasmania

Bess Clark

General Manager Project Marinus, TasNetworks

Rebecca Kardos

Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, Aurora Energy

Kate Daley

General Manager, Tas Gas Retail

Anton Rohner

Chief Executive Officer, UPC Renewables Australia

Andrew Durran

Executive Director & Co-Founder, Epuron

Craig Price

Group Manager System Planning, Australian Energy Market Operator

Christopher Gwynne

Program Director, Battery of the Nation, Hydro Tasmania

Benjamin White

Head of Stakeholder Relations, Community Engagement, Environment & Planning Approvals (Project Marinus), TasNetworks

Marcus Tonelly

Commercial Manager, Enwave Australia

Paul Fulton

Managing Director, Joule Logic

Dr Attilio Pigneri

Chief Executive Officer, The Hydrogen Utility

Dr Matthew Stocks

Research Fellow, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

Cr Alison Jarman

Deputy Mayor, Devonport City Council

Daryl Connelly

Chief Executive Officer & Acting Regional Tourism Manager, Cradle Coast Authority

Michael Bailey

Chief Executive Officer, Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Craig Perkins

Chief Executive Officer & Director of Regional Development, Regional Development Australia - Tasmania

Rohan Windsor

Managing Director, Powercom Group

when & where

19 - 20 Jun 2019

Paranaple Convention Centre, Devonport

145/151 Rooke St, Devonport TAS 7310
03 6420 2900
www.paranapleconventioncentre.com.au


The Quality Hotel Gateway
16 Fenton Street
Devonport, TAS 7310
03 6424 4922
www.gatewayinn.com.au

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Room availability and rates are subject to availability, see attached flyer and below;

STUDIO ROOM: $148 including continental breakfast
EXECUTIVE KING: $158 including continental breakfast
DELUXE SPA ROOM: $185 including continental breakfast

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Nicholas Mayfield
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+61 2 9080 4477
Nicholas.Mayfield@informa.com

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 (2) 9080 4030
Megan.Rogulski@informa.com.au

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