PROGRAM OVERVIEW

DAY 1 — Tuesday, 13 July 2021

HYDROGEN

TECHNOLOGY

10:00am - 10:25am

Mapping Australia's hydrogen future: The hydrogen economic fairways tool

Laura Easton, Energy Analyst, Geoscience Australia

10:30am - 10:55am

Building the social license for hydrogen as a future fuel

Ailiche Goddard-Clegg - Hycel Engagement & Communications Coordinator, Deakin University

Melinda Scaringi - Director, Communications, Ellis Jones Consulting

Grid 2.0 meets Industry 4.0: Real-time energy data and the internet of things

James Clements, C&I Specialist and Senior Business Development Manager, Wattwatchers Digital Energy

11:00am - 11:25am

Tech led solution provider session

Connecting the grids: A review of blockchain governance in distributed energy transitions

Andres Diaz, PhD Candidate/Researcher, RMIT University (virtual)

11:30am - 11:55am

BREAK

Flexible – Global – Resilient: Revolutionising metering connectivity with new Thales IoT eSIM

Aloysius Joseph, Head of Solutions Sales APAC in the Analytics, IoT and Services (AIS) department under the Digital Identity and Security (DIS) Business Unit , Thales

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

12:00pm - 12:25pm

Probability methods applied to power systems for real time risk assessment

Arne Brufladt Svendsen, VP Promaps Technology, Vysus Group (Norway)

BREAK

ELECTRIC VEHICLES

12:30pm - 12:55pm

Identifying opportunities for heat pumps to aid in the decarbonisation of Australian industry

Jarrod Leak, CEO, Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity

Vehicle to grid: Benefits, challenges and the pathway to mainstream adoption

Kathryn Lucas-Healey, Research Fellow, Australian National University

1:00pm - 1:25pm

Tech led solution provider session 

How businesses can promote and drive a greener way of life

Aaron Zadeh, Manager - Utility Solar, Energy Storage & E-Mobility, FIMER

1:30pm - 1:55pm

BREAK

Taking the pulse of EV charging on electricity networks

Dean Comber, Principal Adviser Strategy & Innovation, Energy Queensland

TECHNOLOGY

2:00pm - 2:25pm

Distributed energy resources: Secured integration into smart grid

Raja Ravi, Director, Swan Foresight Pty Ltd

Dr. Alireza Jolfaei, Lecturer, Macquarie University

BREAK

TECHNOLOGY

2:30pm - 2:55pm

Marginal loss factors (MLFs) explained

Jonathan Ben-Tovim, Senior Consultant, ACIL Allen Consulting

3:00pm - 3:25pm

Tech led solution provider session

DAY 2 — Wednesday, 14 July 2021

ENERGY CONSUMERS

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

10:30am - 10:55am

Switching controls: The power of the prosumer

Tim Latimer, Head of Sales and Marketing ANZ, sonnen Australia Pty Ltd

Digitisation powers renewable asset performance

Matt Stubbs, Director, Profergy 

11:00am - 11:25am

How intelligent digital assistants (IDAs) can transform O+M

George Mathew, Product Director, LexX Technologies

BATTERY STORAGE

12:00pm - 12:25pm

Panel discussion: Innovative battery technology - storing energy from renewable sources

(Session will run until 12:45pm)

Chair: Charlie Knaggs, Principal, Energy & Climate Change, Point Advisory

Panellists:

Andrew Winslade, Director, Awin Services

Lachlan Bateman, Managing Director, Clean Technology Partners

Utilising inexpensive CAT M1 devices to upgrade or replace AFLC infrustructure

Adrian Knack, Director of Engineering, Redback Technologies

12:30pm - 12:55pm

BREAK

1:00pm - 1:25pm

GIGA-scale cryogenic energy storage to enable Australia’s renewable future

Javier Cavada, CEO & President, Highview Power (United Kingdom)

Tech led solution provider session

INNOVATION

1:30pm-1:55pm

Australian energy & utility metering: Re-defined

Roman Meister, National Manager Customer, Products & Business Development, Yurika Metering (Part of Energy Queensland)

2:00pm - 2:25pm

BREAK

A human-centered approach to commercial demand response and peak shaving

Grant Hatamosa, General Manager, Zen Ecosystems

2:30pm - 2:55pm

Tech led solution provider session

Tech led solution provider session

3:00pm - 3:25pm

The future direction of lithium ion battery chemistry

Manuel Wieser, Head of Energy Division, AnteoTech Ltd