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Innovation & Start-Ups in the Energy Sector

In partnership with Reneweconomy the event will discuss the latest opportunities, challenges, innovative technologies, programs and developments for energy industry start-ups.
8-9 May 2017 | Swissotel Sydney

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EARLY BIRD RATE $2,695 - SAVE $550 // EXPIRES 1 FEB 2017. USE CODE "P17R08EB" AT CHECKOUT
Special Subsidised Rate for selected small businesses - See pricing details below

overview

With energy industry disruption comes great opportunities to develop innovations to meet an increasingly diverse energy mix.

Renewables, batteries and a host of emerging new energy technologies are drastically challenging the existing energy markets. We are looking at a clean-technology energy future and the timing is right for a fundamental shift towards funding innovative business models which overcome adoption barriers to already mature technologies.

Start-ups will play a key role in Australia’s energy future and hence we must develop the right frameworks and environment to bring together innovative, creative & bold thinkers as they have the potential to be the game changers in this clean energy revolution.

The Innovation & Start-ups in the Energy Sector Conference is designed as a platform for technology researchers and start-ups, industry leaders, utilities, solar installers, energy storage companies, technology manufacturers, equipment providers, project developers, investors, non-traditional power companies and consultants, to come together and discuss the latest opportunities, challenges, innovative technologies, programs and developments for energy industry start-ups.

Confirmed speakers to-date include:

  • Giles Parkinson, Founder and Editor, RenewEconomy
  • John O’Brien, Managing Director, Australian CleanTech & Sino CleanTech
  • Lawrence Orsini, Founder, LO3 Energy
  • Dr Mark Bonnar, Managing Director, Southern Cross Venture Partners
  • Stefan Jarnason, CEO & Founder, Solar Analytics
  • Nick Lake, Founder, EnergyLab
  • Philip Livingston, Founder, Redback Technologies
  • Richard Caldwell, Managing Director, Dyesol
  • Gavin Dietz, Managing Director, Wattwatchers
  • Tim Heasley, Partner, Artesian Venture Partners
  • Dr Andrew Mears, CEO & Founder, SwitchDin Pty Ltd
  • Edward Hanna, General Manager, Microgrids & Embedded Networks, Energy Action
  • Mike Swanston, Principal Consultant, The Customer Advocate

Many more to be announced…

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pricing

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Event pricing

  • Super Early Bird offer: $2,695 – SAVE $500!
    Enter code P17R08EB at checkout. Expires 1 February 2017.
  • Early Bird rate: $2,995 + GST
  • Standard pricing rate: $3,195 + GST
  • Special Subsidised Rate available – see rates tab above

Note: The Special Subsidised Rate is available for selected small businesses that are not a branch office of a national or international company. Delegates choose to book at this rate will go through a verification process by the conference team.

Key Issues

The event is perfectly timed to address key issues such as:

  • Government initiatives supporting innovation and advancement in the energy industry
  • How regulation and market access is assisting or inhibiting the energy transformation
  • What is currently being done to reforming our approach to risk and entrepreneurship?
  • What is the role of innovation in the long term plan to secure Australia’s future economic prosperity?
  • Innovative business models and the importance of energy & clean-tech start-up hubs
  • Optimising Australia’s R&D landscape in the energy sector
  • What can we learn from other regions?
  • Unblocking Australia’s potential and transforming our technological capabilities to meet the rapidly growing energy industry
  • Potential game changers and how innovation is disrupting the energy industry?
  • Capturing opportunities for growth, development, collaboration and innovation across the energy sector
  • Capital raising and investment in innovative technologies & clean energy start-ups
  • Funding available for energy start-ups
  • The consumer aspect – what do home owners and business crave?
  • Case studies from innovators who can enhance the competitiveness and efficiency of Australia’s energy resource industry including Industry leading research projects and technological advances in areas such as:
    • Solar – Energy storage, panels, and batteries
    • Digital platforms enhancing customer engagement
    • Intelligent home energy systems
    • Energy efficient technologies
    • Host of exciting and emerging new energy technologies

when & where

08 - 09 May 2017

Swissotel, Sydney
68 Market Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
02 9238 8888
www.swissotel.com/sydney

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
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contact

Still have a question?

Alexandra Bennet
Conference Manager
+61 (0)2 9080 4315
Alex.Bennet@informa.com.au

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 (0)2 9080 4030
Megan.Rogulski@informa.com.au

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