The inaugural Large Scale Solar Conference is to be held on July 19 and 20 at the Novotel in Brisbane.

Speakers will address uncertainty around the Renewable Energy Target and recent policy changes, with emphasis on opportunities that lay ahead.

Topics to be addressed include: Australia’s future and renewable energy; utility solar in Queensland; driving investment and growth; landmark projects and lessons learnt; leading case studies from around Australia; financing and investment; the potential for emerging technologies; impact of thermal storage, and; benefits of hybrid facilities.


The Hon. Mark Bailey, MP, Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply

Ian Kay, Chief Financial Officer, ARENA

Simon Kidston, Executive Director, Genex Power

James Fisher, Chief Technology Officer, Vast Solar

Roger Price, Chief Executive Officer, Windlab

Alex Wyatt, Chief Executive Officer, RayGen Resources

Frank Boland, Development Manager, Infigen Energy

Dr David Blake, Founding Director, DP Energy Australia

Dr Manuel Blanco, Director, Australian Solar Thermal Research Institute (ASTRI)

Tristan Edis, Director, Green Markets

Killian Wentrup, Head of Development, FRV Services Australia Pty Ltd

Details of the conference can be found here.