World Renewable Energy Congress XVI

The conference offers several networking and social functions. A welcome reception the first day will enable participants to meet other delegates. The included conference dinner and entertainment will be open to all participants.

The conference will offer all delegates a field visit to choose from. Each stream will include visit to one or more sites related to that stream and guided by experts at the facility. This gives the participants a unique opportunity to experience the practice of technologies in Western Australia free of charge.

The conference will host a public meeting with speakers from various regions. As a public event this will give delegates the opportunity to interact with the locals with similar interests in the field.

When: 5 – 9 February 2017

Where: Murdoch University, Western Australia


The Sustainable Living Festival Big Weekend

Each year the Sustainable Living Festival presents over 300 events celebrating sustainability. A packed program of talks, workshops, film, art and design events to blow your mind. You too can join in the Festival fever by hosting an event in next year’s program. Take sustainability to the next level.

When: 10 – 12 February 2017 (Part of The Sustainable Living Festival, 4 – 26 February  2017)

Where: Federation Square, Melbourne


Community Energy Congress

Organised by the Coalition for Community Energy, the Community Energy Congress is the premier event on Australia’s community energy calendar. Congress 2017 will be held at Melbourne Town Hall on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 February. It is driven by the desire for people to work together to develop and deliver sustainable, locally owned energy projects.

The event will bring together over 500 people to share information, develop skills and foster new relationships. Congress 2017 is aimed at everyone, including project groups and those starting out, and will include workshops and talks by community energy world leaders. Congress 2017 is also for organisations looking to partnering with and support community energy, including renewable energy developers, policy makers, network companies, retailers, councils, NGOs and regulators, lawyers, financiers and more.

When: 27-28 February 2017

Where: Melbourne Town Hall


Green Cities 2017, Sydney

Sky cities with towers soaring to 8,000 storeys, dream downloads, vacuum tube transportation and self-healing homes… These things all sound far-fetched, but futurists tell
us they are coming – and quicker than we think.

Now in its 11th year, the Green Cities conference brings together the best and brightest minds to explore how we create more sustainable places. With a theme of ‘fast forward to the future’, we’re looking towards 2050 to see what the future holds.

Green Cities can help you refocus, reconnect and reconsider the way forward in this fast-paced world.

When: 6-8 March 2017

Where: International Convention Centre, Sydney

Australian Energy Storage conference and exhibition

The Australian Energy Storage exhibition and conference attracts professionals from the energy industry at all levels – for utilities, energy businesses, building management and the emerging electric vehicle markets.

When: 14 – 15 June 2017

Where: International Convention Centre, Sydney

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 ind
ustry 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