Future Energy | Industry & Innovation

The Access to value chain partners from world-famous scientific experts to information direct from policymakers and industry experts on opportunities and energy solutions. See and be the first to try the latest energy technologies from electric vehicles to energy storage systems and testing equipment.  Shape the innovation agenda for Australia’s future energy; be a catalyst for the development and deployment of new energy technologies alongside conventional resources. Network and connect with industry experts, entrepreneurs, technologists and researchers who can answer your questions; meet potential partners or investors.

When: 7 February 2018

Where: UNSW, Sydney

Australian Waste to Energy Forum

In strategic terms, waste to energy is being discussed more and more in Australia, especially when authorities are required to decide on options or proposals. Making the case for a project touches on all aspects of successful implementation including planning, technology selection, financing, construction and operation. In both scenarios, effective stakeholder engagement – especially with the community – is now understood to be absolutely essential. The question is: how does this all happen in practice?

When: 20-22 February 2018

Where: Mercure Ballarat, Victoria

SEIA Victoria Conference 2018

The Solar Energy Installers Association of Victoria conference is designed for the solar installer to gain a better knowledge of the trends and changes affecting the industry. Hear valuable insights from industry leaders from government and electrical companies, meet with manufacturers and find out what’s new and what products you can be using in your solar business.

When: 21-22 February 2018

Where: All Seasons Resort Hotel, Bendigo

Demand Response 2018

The conference will bring together the major players, regulators and customers in demand response to discuss the recent experiences in the sector and what the future holds for the further roll out of demand response programs in Australia.

When: 26-27 February 2018

Where: Swisshotel, Sydney

Foresighting Forum 2018

The Foresighting Forum is the only Australian event that focuses solely on consumer and small-business energy needs and impacts. We anticipate over 50 Australian and international speakers will attend this event and share with us their insights, research and tested solutions for improving consumers’ energy outcomes. The central theme of the 2018 Forum is: Shifting power to consumers in the using, making and trading of energy.

When: 28 February to 1 March 2018

Where: UTS, Haymarket, Sydney

Wind Industry Forum 2018

The Clean Energy Council’s fifth annual Wind Industry Forum brings wind industry professionals together to share knowledge and work towards technical excellence in the local industry. Featuring in-depth sessions on all the technical challenges facing the wind sector, the Wind Industry Forum is an essential professional development opportunity for anyone interested in the technical side of the wind industry.

When: 7 March 2018

Where: Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne

South Australia Future Energy 2.0

This conference will feature case studies from the ground-breaking and innovative energy projects from across South Australia, alongside analysis and commentary from government and industry on the state of the South Australian energy market and what the future may hold. Confirmed speaking organizations include: Government of South Australia, Energy Australia, GFG Alliance, Adani Australia Renewables, APR Energy, Nexif Energy Australia, Australian National University, DP Energy, LO3 Energy and Reposit Power.

When: 14-15 March 2018

Where: Stamford Plaza, Adelaide

Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Conference

The conference will explore all of the exciting developments that are happening in the pumped hydro and energy storage space including updates on the major projects that are paving the way for a future in renewables.

When: 20-21 March 2018

Where: The Grace Hotel, Sydney

Off-grid and Stand-alone Power Conference

The fifth annual Off-Grid and Stand-Alone Power Conference forms the platform for the energy industry to discuss off-grid systems, storage and micro-grids. The conference program in development will feature case studies and technology development updates and addresses major changes challenging the industry, including regulation, costs, processes, communication and customer involvement.

When: 27-28 March 2018

Where: Radisson Blu, Sydney

5th Australasian Emissions Reduction Summit 2018

The Carbon Market Institute’s annual flagship event brings together national and international leaders from business, government, technology and finance for knowledge exchange and commercial interaction on how to manage the implementation challenges and create economic opportunities in the transition to a low carbon world.

When: 1-2 May 2018

Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground

Australian Energy Week 2018

Australian Energy Week is the annual meeting place for stakeholders of all levels from the entire energy supply chain. From CEOs to new graduates, energy traders to engineers and everyone in between. No matter what your role in the sector, Australian Energy Week has something for you. Each year it brings together over 500 representatives from over 200 organisations. It’s an unparalleled opportunity to engage with the leaders of the energy industry, network with your peers and get invaluable market, technology and policy insights.

When: 8-11 May 2018

Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Clean Energy Council Large-scale Solar Industry Forum 2018

The Clean Energy Council’s annual Large-scale Solar Industry Forum brings solar industry professionals together to share knowledge and work towards technical excellence in the local industry. Featuring in-depth sessions on all the technical challenges currently facing the solar sector, the Large-scale Solar Industry Forum is an essential professional development opportunity for anyone interested in the technical side of large-scale solar.

When: 15 May 2018

Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition 2018

The scales are tipping in favour of renewable energy in Australia, and that is great news for the energy storage sector. In its fifth year, the Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition (AES) continues to adapt to industry opportunities and in striving to do just that we are pleased to announce that AES 2018 will re-locate to Adelaide, with the Government of South Australia, Adelaide Convention Bureau and Adelaide Convention Centre joining as principal partners.

When: 23-24 May 2018

Where: Adelaide Convention Centre

Energy Networks 2018

The landscape for the energy network sector has shifted dramatically with major changes in technology, customer behaviour and regulation. Energy networks are leading the transformation of the grid into a platform for new products and services — empowering customers with new information, new tools and new ways to cut costs.

When: 5-7 June 2018

Where: International Convention Centre, Sydney