Australian Energy Week 2017

Australia’s energy industry is undergoing a significant transformation as the sector decarbonises, decentralises and digitalises, and as consumers become increasingly engaged and active. For energy industry stakeholders, this is a time of significant challenge and opportunity that requires greater collaboration between industry, regulators, policy makers, suppliers and end-users.

When: 20-23 June 2017

Where: Pullman & Mercure Melbourne Albert Park


National Energy Efficiency Forum: Managing Gas Price Shocks

The Energy Efficiency Council’s National Energy Efficiency Forum: Managing gas price shocks will examine the causes of rising gas prices, the policy responses available to government, and options for large gas users to reduce their exposure to gas prices through energy efficiency and fuel switching.

When: 28 June 2017

Where: Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

Australian Clean Energy Summit 2017

The Clean Energy Council’s Australian Clean Energy Summit is the premier renewable energy event in the country. The Summit brings together leading renewable energy companies, government decision-makers, business leaders and financiers to discuss the latest market trends, innovation, policy, finance, business and technology developments impacting the renewable energy sector.

When: 18-19 July 2017

Where: Hilton Sydney

Australia New Zealand Biochar Conference

The conference aims to bring together scientists and growers to bridge the gap between fundamental science, applied science and commercial applications and to showcase the latest technology to match the biomass source, value added bio-products, methods of applications and scientific results and commercial trial methods and results.

When: 10-12 August 2017

Where: Tweed Shire, NSW


Power Grid Resilience 2017

Power Grid Resilience 2017 will focus on ensuring energy security by optimizing the energy mix, reassessing next generation load balancing and innovative energy storage. It will bring together stakeholders from government, policymakers, generation, distribution, retail and large-scale energy users.

When: 21-23 August 2017

Where: Melbourne, Vic

Africa Australia Technology & Infrastructure Conference

Australian off-grid renewable energy experts and entrepreneurs will get a rare opportunity to learn about rapidly developing export markets in African countries where off-grid renewable energy markets have been growing exponentially in the race to bridge the gap for over 620 million people who do not have access to electricity. The forum is part of Africa Week, supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade.

When: 4-5 September 2017

Where: Perth Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Western Australia


Solar-Diesel Hybrid & Battery Systems Conference Conference

The Solar-Diesel Hybrid & Battery Sytems conference features a full day workshop on designing stand-alone power systems presented by Glen Morris, principal of SolarQuip and vice-president of the Energy Storage Council. Also included are eight 45-minute presentations on: building the autonomous grid; NT solar-diesel generator system case study; hybrid system using innovative variable speed drive technology for pumping water; stand-alone power systems incorporating solar, diesel and vanadium flow batteries; innovative solar/wind-diesel hybrid energy systems; hybrid systems; remote battery based power systems; local WA case studies.

When: 5-6 September 2017

Where: Mercure Hotel, Perth, Western Australia


Australian Smart Lighting Summit 2017

The Australian Smart Lighting Summit program will feature a wide range of topics covering smart lighting and the Internet of Things, street light replacement programs, innovative lighting design, safety perceptions as well as light pollution. As Australia’s premiere symposium on smart lighting, smart cities and the Internet of Things, the summit underscores the industry’s commitment to developing innovative & intelligent lighting solution.

When: 13-14 September 2017

Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Wind Farms 2020

Australia’s wind industry has been driven by the Renewable Energy Target, designed to ensure 23.5% of Australia’s energy is generated from clean, renewable sources by 2020. Despite 2016 seeing a positive clean-energy investment, including just over $1.8 billion in wind financings, many developers and operators are still challenged with finding the best financing and delivery models. With this in mind, IQPC is proud to host the 6th Annual Wind Farms 2020 Summit, bringing together key leaders to address the most pressing issues in Australia’s Wind Farm Industry.

When: 20-21 September 2017

Where: Royce Hotel Melbourne


AFR National Energy Summit

The Australian Financial Review’s inaugural National Energy Summit is designed to find a political and industry consensus on the way out of Australia’s gathering energy crisis.

When: 9-10 October 2017

Where: Sofitel Wentworth, Sydney

All-Energy 2017

All-Energy Australia is Australia’s most anticipated and comprehensive clean and renewable energy event. The event is a free-to-attend, business-to-business conference and exhibition for the clean energy sector.

When: 11-12 October 2017

Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Waste Expo Australia

Waste Expo Australia is the industry’s only free-to-attend exhibition and conference offering visitors access to leading brands exhibiting on the show floor as well as over 20 industry experts participating in the Waste Summit seminar series. Featuring keynote presentations, case studies, panel sessions and white paper discussions the conference provides an opportunity to learn from industry peers.

When: 11-12 October 2017

Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

National Energy Efficiency Conference 2017

The Energy Efficiency Council’s flagship event, the National Energy Efficiency Conference, is Australia’s leading dedicated event for energy efficiency professionals and attracts over 350 delegates. The conference is complemented by a range of targeted networking, education and training events throughout the year.

When: 20-21 November 2017

Where: Pullman Melbourne, Albert Park

Bioenergy Australia 2017 Conference

With the theme “Bioenergy – The Reliable Renewable”, this year’s Bioenergy Australia Conference will focus on commercial growth in the industry that takes advantage of bioenergy’s unique potential, from reliable to dispatchable electricity through to advanced biofuels and new regional industries. This theme will be echoed throughout the conference as we look at what is new and innovative in bioenergy.

When: 20-22 November 2017

Where: Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney


Australian Utility Week 2017

Australian Utility Week is a free-to-attend digital utility expo which includes 20-plus hours worth of free educational content, inspiration and solutions.

When: 29-30 November 2017

Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre