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: 22-23 August 2017

Where: Melbourne, Vic

Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Conference

At a pivotal time for the energy market in Australia, the recent announcement that the Federal Government is looking to develop a $2 billion expansion of the Snowy Hydro scheme has brought to the forefront of debate the potential for pumped hydro solutions. In addition to this the Federal Government’s recent announcement of funding a $450,000 grant to EnergyAustralia to develop a pumped hydro energy storage project in South Australia has raised the profile of the potential for this technology to be rolled out.

When: 29 August 2017

Where: Swissotel, Sydney

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

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

Supply Partners Commercial Solar Sales Masterclass

At this interactive commercial solar sales masterclass industry participants will learn how to sell solar and energy storage to commercial customers.

When: 10 October 2017

Where: MCG, Yarra Park, Melbourne

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 large-scale expo dedicated to building the digital utility. The event is in its 15th year and will attract more than 2000 utility professionals from the electricity, gas and water sectors. The speakers are a mix of Australian and international utility leaders, smart grid technology innovators and R&D professionals. It’s the largest event of its kind in Australasia region and the only event that focuses exclusively on digital and customer facing innovations.

When: 29-30 November 2017

Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre