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NOTE: The schedule is in Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

WEEK 1

Tuesday, 6 October

10:30am - 12:15pm

Accelerating a Green Economic Recovery

Looking at the stimulus measures that could create jobs and fuel the revival of our green economy post-COVID

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2:00pm - 3:15pm

Australian Made: The Challenges and Opportunities

How industry and government can support and benefit from advanced manufacturing of renewable energy technologies in Australia

Wednesday, 7 October

11:00am - 12:15pm

Policy

This session will look at legislative developments, anticipated reforms and policy approaches that will help evolve Australia’s waste sector.  

5:00pm - 6:00pm

CEC Solar Masterclass

Stored Knowledge - Learning the Ins and Outs of Battery Installation

Thursday, 8 October

11:00am - 12:15pm

Renewable Energy Exports: Exploring Australia's Opportunity to Export Energy

The opportunities, technological, economic and regulatory challenges for developing a new, future-proofed export economy based on renewable energy.

4:00pm - 5:15pm

Inter-Regional Collaboration

Marinus Link and Battery of the Nation will enable delivery of low-cost, reliable and clean generation and storage that provide benefits to the entire National Electricity Market – working to make the best use of Tasmania and Victoria’s renewable energy resources. This session will discuss the challenges and opportunities for inter-regional collaboration and cooperation as the renewable energy sector continues to grow and generate jobs and economic activity.

WEEK 2

Tuesday, 13 October

11:00am - 12:15pm

Decoding Decentralisation Reform

Greater insights into the reforms underway that will impact the integration of DER into the grid and markets.

2:00pm - 3:15pm

The Two-Sided Market: The Technology Required

The technology that will be needed to move us forward towards a decentralised market.

Wednesday, 14 October

11:00am - 12:15pm

Commercial & Industrial Waste

This session will give an end-to-end view of commercial and industrial waste streams and look at multiple opportunities across infrastructure, collaborative measures, facility design and policy to improve waste segregation of C&I waste.  

5:00pm - 6:00pm

CEC Solar Masterclass

Sustainable Solar - Recycling and Disposing of Batteries and PV Modules Responsibly

Thursday, 15 October

11:00am - 12:15pm

VPPs

A holistic view of the current and future structure for VPP’s in Australia with a further look at the legal and social considerations

2:00pm - 3:15pm

Innovative Energy Technology: Including AI, Automation, Big Data and Blockchain

This session will look at the digital transformation within energy management and how advancements in Smart Meters, AR/VR, Cloud Data Analytics , IoT Blockchain and more can evolve to optimise our energy usage

 

WEEK 3

Monday, 19 October

11:00am - 12:15pm

Energy Storage: Residential & Commercial

Policy, market and technology factors driving battery uptake

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2:00pm - 3:15pm

The Road Ahead for Residential & Commercial Solar

Recent changes in the market, where the current demands are and innovative system designs

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Tuesday, 20 October

11:00am - 12:30pm

Navigating a Dynamic Energy Landscape

The Energy Efficiency Council's flagship energy briefing engagement activities support Australian businesses with managing the risks and capturing of the opportunities of the energy transition. Hear from leading energy experts on how businesses can achieve this.

2:00pm - 3:15pm

Energy Management Leaders: Sector Spotlight on Manufacturers

The Energy Efficiency Council's flagship energy briefing engagement activities support Australian businesses with managing the risks and capturing of the opportunities of the energy transition. Hear from leading manufacturers on what they're doing to successfully navigate Australia's dynamic energy landscape.

Wednesday, 21 October

10:30am - 12:15pm

Australia’s Hydrogen Future

Australia’s opportunity to lead the global shift to green hydrogen to decarbonise the gas and fuel industry. 

2:00pm - 3:15pm

Ammonia Energy: Hydrogen’s Dark Horse?

The session will highlight the opportunities for Australia from green ammonia and discuss the way forward to develop the industry.  

5:00pm - 6:00pm

CEC Solar Masterclass

High Safety - Reducing the Risks of Working at Heights

Thursday, 22 October

11:00am - 12:30pm

Local Council Innovation

This session will look at what is happening at both the state and local level to revolutionise waste. Hear firstly, from the Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change on initiatives being rolled out on a State level followed by our Council innovation panel. You will hear from several councils on how they created initiatives and services to create behavioural and operational change towards waste and recycling in the community.

2:00pm - 3:15pm

Construction & Demolition Waste

C&D represents a third of all waste in Australia. This session will look at the current challenges and risks with C&D waste and where the best recycling and re-purposing opportunities lie.  

WEEK 4

Tuesday, 27 October

2:00pm - 3:15pm

DER: Looking at the Behind the Meter Applications of Demand Response

This session will look at how data analysis and customer insights is helping accelerate the deployment of behind the meter demand response applications.

Wednesday, 28 October

11:00am - 12:15pm

Waste to Energy

A look at the current and future developments for Waste-to-Energy projects in Australia and the key considerations and approaches for their success. 

5:00pm - 6:00pm

CEC Solar Masterclass

Quality Assurance - The Importance of Quality When Buying, Selling and Maintaining Solar

Thursday, 29 October

11:00am - 12:15pm

Decarbonisation of Australia’s Gas Network

Australian and global outlooks on deploying bio-methane into the gas network to further promote decarbonisation. 

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2:00pm - 3:15pm

Decarbonisation of Industry

A look into the decarbonisation of carbon intense industries from a cost, technological and strategic perspective 

WEEK 5

Wednesday, 4 November

11:00am - 12:30pm

Circular Economy I

Looking at the infrastructure, policy, material and process requirements for increased resource recovery and recycling opportunities across Australia 

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2:00pm - 3:15pm

Circular Economy II

Mapping out the resource recovery and recycling opportunities across industry markets

5:00pm - 6:00pm

CEC Solar Masterclass

Customer Intelligence - How Understanding Your Customer Can Improve Your Business

Thursday, 5 November

11:00am - 12:15pm

Wind

State of play and project projections

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Insight on Quality: Are Warranties Worth the Paper They’re Written On?

With PV modules being sold today with longer warranties than ever before the PV installer community should feel safe in offering their customers assurances that the products will stand the test of time. However, when modules underperform or fail, making claims on those warranties is rarely straightforward. pv magazine Australia’s “Insight on Quality” session will address this, through the discussion of a case study that both shocks and astounds. 

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WEEK 6

Tuesday, 10 November

11:00am - 12:15pm

Integrating DER into the Grid

Enabling active DER into the network to drive solar penetration and drive customer outcomes

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Wednesday, 11 November

11:05am - 12:20pm

Educating the Public in Circular Economy

Exploring the multiple initiatives from CDN to organics to e-waste that are driving better customer engagement in circular economy practices

5:00pm - 6:00pm

CEC Solar Masterclass

Live from the Bubble - Updates from the CEC and Solar FAQs

Thursday, 12 November

11:00am - 12:15pm

Electric Vehicles: Australian Electric Vehicles Could Deliver 5 Snowy 2.0s - What's Required to Realise This Potential

This session will discuss the benefits and challenges of integrating electric vehicles into the grid from the perspectives of vehicle manufacturers, charging operators, electricity network operators, state governments, and researchers.

2:00pm - 3:15pm

Solar Thermal

The role of solar thermal in dispatchable electricity generation and case studies on how it is providing economic value globally