ANU Energy Update 2017

Date & time: 7.30am–4pm 29 November 2017, AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Location: Copland Lecture Theatre Kingsley Street Australian National University Canberra, ACT 2601
Speakers: Dr Alan Finkel, Prof Ken Baldwin, Prof Quentin Grafton, Prof Frank Jotzo, Dr Xunpeng (Roc) Shi, Mr Ian Cronshaw, Mr Qiang Wang, Dr Llewelyn Hughes, Dr Ross Lambie, Mr Damian Dwyer, and Mr Ben Jarvis

The ANU Energy Update is the ECI's annual flagship event - a one-day summit that brings together energy researchers, policymakers, industry and the public to provide an overview of the latest world energy trends.

The day will feature national and international presenters from government, research and the private sector discussing a range of energy issues including global and regional outlooks, new technologies, energy security, energy access and energy productivity.

This year's program includes:

2017 World Energy Outlook (WEO) - A special presentation by Mr Ian Cronshaw, International Energy Agency (IEA), Paris.

Implementing the National Electricity Market Review - A keynote address by Dr Alan Finkel, Chief Scientist.

China’s Energy Outlook

  • Presentation by Prof Frank Jotzo
    Crawford School of Public Policy

China is a focus theme of the WEO2017.

Panel discussion and Q&A

  • Dr Xunpeng (Roc) Shi, University of Technology Sydney
  • Mr Qiang Wang, Embassy of the P.R. China
  • Mr Ben Jarvis, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Making Sense of Australian Gas Policy

  • Presentation by Prof Quentin Grafton
    Crawford School of Public Policy

Gas is a focus theme of the WEO2017.

Panel discussion and Q&A

  • Dr Llewelyn Hughes, College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Dr Ross Lambie, Dept. of the Environment and Energy
  • Mr Damian Dwyer, Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association

Lunch and morning/afternoon teas will be included.

Registration for Energy Update is essential.

The ANU Energy Update will be followed at 6pm in the same theatre (Copland) by the ANU annual Solar Oration - The Australian Energy Transition by Ms Audrey Zibelman, CEO of the Australian Energy Market Operator. Register separately for the Solar Oration here.

Energy Update 2017 is hosted by the ANU Energy Change Institute and sponsored by ActewAGL.


Sarah Wilson