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Going out with a bang! Keeping up the tradition of ending with a bang and not a whimper, we once again feature a ‘Grand Plenary Debate and Round Table’ at the end of Day 2. And what better subject is there than – ‘Will the Australian economy benefit from a price on carbon?’ (15.30 – 17.00 Thursday 13 October) Chaired by Bloomberg’s Seb Henbest, of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, this debate will open with pre-recorded introductory comments from two of Australia’s leading political figures:

Day 2, Thursday 13 October Stream 1 – Room 220

Stream 2 – Room 219

09.00–10.15 International perspective on clean energy 9.00 Introduction by Chair 9.05 Energy consumption and CO2 emissions: The role of energy efficiency in Swedish manufacturing industries Professor Clara Inés Pardo Martínez, Energy and Climate Studies, Department of Energy Technology, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden 9.25 Opportunities for foreign businesses in Japan’s clean energy sectors Jennifer Bean, Japan Market Investment Adviser, Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), Sydney 9.45 Canada – a renewable energy powerhouse Robert Gow, Trade Commissioner – Cleantech & Renewable Energy, Consulate General of Canada, Sydney 10.05 Discussion and Q&A 10.15

Exhibition and networking

11.00–12.15 Investment session (1): International 11.00 Introduction by Chair 11.05 International perspective – Bloomberg NEF Seb Henbest, Manager Australia, Bloomberg NEF 11.25 Presentation title TBC John Dyson, Investment Principal, Starfish Ventures 11.45 Institutional investor perspective – why aren’t the institutons investing more in clean and renewable energy? Nathan Fabian, Chief Executive Officer, Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) Australia/New Zealand 12.05 Discussion and Q&A 12.15

The Hon Greg Hunt MP

 The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP, Minister for Resources and Energy, Minister for Tourism, and  The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage, Federal Member for Flinders

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Opening introductory remarks via specially recorded presentations by:  The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP, Minister for Resources and Energy, Minister for Tourism  The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage, Federal Member for Flinders

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Join in – get involved and have your say…!

Exhibition and networking

Chair: Seb Henbest, Manager Australia, Bloomberg NEF

 What impact will a price on carbon have?  Will the transition to a low carbon economy open the door to future prosperity – or will it spell the end of the boom in mineral exports  Is Australia going out on a limb?  Are carbon emissions set to become a world trade issue?

 Nathan Fabian, Chief Executive Officer, Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) Australia/New Zealand  Richard Gibbs, Chief Economist and Head of Economics, Macquarie Group Limited  Peter Cowling, General Manager, Renewables, GE Energy  Mark Twidell, Executive Director, Australian Solar Institute  Charles Whitfield, Executive Director, Galaxy Resources

Energy efficiency (3): Clean cities – efficiency and cogeneration in precincts Session organised by the Energy Efficiency Council 13.45 Introduction by Chair 13.50 The impact of greening buildings on the bottom line Pete McGuinness, Research Manager, IPD Australia & New Zealand 14.10 Local case-studies of precinct solution Nick Bamford, Senior Engineer – Mechanical, AECOM 14.30 Greening precincts Speaker TBC 14.50 Discussion and Q&A

15.30–17.00 Grand plenary debate and round table: Will the Australian economy benefit from a price on carbon?

Not to be missed plenary session on THE issue of the moment will debate all the key issues:

Panelists include:

Energy efficiency (2): The future is energy efficiency Session organised by the Energy Efficiency Council Panel discussion Chair: Rob Murray-Leach, Chief Executive Officer Energy Efficiency Council 11.00 Introduction by Chair Panelists:  Ian Porter, CEO, Alternative Technology Association  Dr Cheryl Desha, Lecturer in Sustainable Development, Queensland University of Technology 12.05 Discussion and Q&A

Lunch and Exhibition

13.45–15.00 Investment session (2): National 13.45 Introduction by Chair 13.50 Panel discussion on funding for business startups – the state of play in Australia and how it compares to other countries with brief introductory presentations from:  John Dyson, Investment Principal, Starfish Ventures  Tim Buckley, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Arkx Investment Management The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP

Energy efficiency (1): Industrial efficiency Session organised by the Energy Efficiency Council 9.00 Introduction by Chair 9.05 Industrial cogeneration case study – Qenos plant in Alton Marc Barrington, Head of Energy Services, AGL Energy Limited 9.25 Industrial efficiency case studies – automotiv Geoff Andrews, Engineering Manager, Genesis Now 9.45 Speaker TBC 10.05 Discussion and Q&A

Close of conference

Make sure you don’t miss…  Michael Delage, Vice President, Business Development, General Fusion, Burnaby, Canada – Wednesday Stream 1 @ 15.45

 Professor David Faiman, Chairman, Department of Solar Energy & Environmental Physics, Ben-Gurion University; Director, National Solar Energy Center, Israel – Wednesday Stream 2 @ 11.15

 Allan Jones MBE, Chief Development Officer, Energy and Climate Change, City of Sydney – Wednesday, Stream 3 @ 14.00

 Wes Stein, Project Leader, National Solar Energy Centre and Manager of Renewable Energy, Division of Energy Technology, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) – Wednesday Stream 2 @ 15.45

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