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Guest Speaker: Mr Tim Dixon, IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Program

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The University of Queensland

Abel Smith Building (Bldg 23)

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Campbell Road, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072

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On behalf of the UQ Energy Initiative we are delighted to introduce Mr Tim Dixon from the International Energy Agency, who will present the keynote address at our next Energy Express Seminar.




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Tim will be giving an update on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage: "CCUS in the Global Climate Scene".


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This talk will introduce and provide updates on the role of CCUS in achieving the ambitions of the Paris Agreement for greenhouse gas emission reductions in the context of sustainable development, with technical aspects which need addressing for the longer term. Significant global developments and learnings from CCUS policies and projects will be covered.

Following the presentation, the audience will be invited to participate in a question and answer session.




ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Tim is the Programme Manager for the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEAGHG). He has been at IEAGHG since 2008, and is responsible for managing the R&D programme, ensuring that IEAGHG activities provide the technical evidence-base to support Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) development and deployment, including the IEAGHG technical studies, Research Networks, GHGT Conferences, and Summer Schools, and for inputting evidence-base to international regulatory and policy developments. Tim is chair of several international committees on CCS, including the GHGT Conference series’ Technical Programme Committee, the IEAGHG Monitoring Network, and the Offshore CCS Workshop Series. He sits on advisory committees for several CCS R,D&D projects.

In addition to the above, Tim is a Director on the Board for The International CCS Knowledge Centre in Regina, Canada, and was a founding Board Member of the UK CCS Research Centre. He is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas in Austin, and an Honorary Lecturer at the School of Geosciences at University of Edinburgh.

Previously Tim worked in CCS, emissions trading, clean coal technologies, renewable energy and related areas for the UK Government‘s Department of Trade and Industry, for AEA Technology, and for the Global CCS Institute. He was the lead negotiator representing the EU’s 27 countries for CCS in the CDM at UNFCCC COP-17, and negotiator for the UK for CCS in the London Convention, in OSPAR, the EU CCS Directive, and in the EU Emission Trading Scheme.

Tim has a BSc in Applied Physics and an MBA, and is a member of the UK Institute of Physics, UK Energy Institute, UK Environmental Law Association, and an expert reviewer for IPCC.

ABSTRACT

This talk will introduce and provide updates on the role of CCUS in achieving the ambitions of the Paris Agreement for greenhouse gas emission reductions in the context of sustainable development, with technical aspects which need addressing for the longer term. Significant global developments and learnings from CCUS policies and projects will be covered




We look forward to welcoming you on the evening on Tuesday 30 October and invite you to remain for light refreshments afterwards. We also encourage you to forward event details to others you feel may be interested in attending.

Admission is complimentary, however please RSVP, indicating any dietary requirements, by Friday 26 October 2018.

General audience photographs may be taken at this event for the purposes of advertising, publication or general display.

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