ANU Energy Update 2018

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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:

Introduction by Professor Ken Baldwin, Director, Energy Change Institute, ANU

Keynote Presentation - Sarah McNamara, Chief Executive of the Australian Energy Council

2018 World Energy Outlook (WEO) - A special presentation by Ian Cronshaw, International Energy Agency (IEA), Paris

WEO2018 focus theme - Electricity

Introduction by Chair, Dr Marnie Shaw, College of Engineering and Computer Science, ANU

Presentation by Dr Matthew Stocks, College of Engineering and Computer Science, ANU

WEO2018 focus theme - Producer Economies

Introduction by Chair, Associate Professor Llewelyn Hughes, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU

Presentation by Dr Emma Aisbett, Centre for Social Research and Methods, ANU

View the draft program of events here.

Lunch and morning/afternoon teas will be included.

The annual ANU Solar Oration will follow on from Energy Update at 6pm in the same theatre (Copland) - This year's Solar Oration will be delivered by Ivor Frischknecht, former CEO of the Australian Renewabale Energy Agency (ARENA). Register for the Solar Oration here.

Please note that parking may be difficult - we strongly advise using public transport, taxi, cycling, walking or allowing plenty of time to find a park.

View ANU visitor parking map

Energy Update 2018 is hosted by the ANU Energy Change Institute and sponsored by ActewAGL.

Date & time

8.30am–7.40pm 29 Nov 2018


Copland Lecture Theatre, 25 Kingsley Street, Acton, ACT 2601

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