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Innovating Energy Summit: Powering Australia's Future

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Monday, 14 August 2017 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm (AEST)

Innovating Energy Summit: Powering Australia's Future

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General Admission 07/08/2017 Free  

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Together we’re celebrating, sharing and creating renewable energy solutions.

The Innovating Energy Summit: Powering Australia's Future will showcase some of the most exciting renewable energy projects in Australia to celebrate their success, learn from their experience, and inspire further innovation. 

The Innovating Energy Summit will feature:

  • Engaging presentations from energy experts

  • Revealing exhibits from innovative projects  

  • Networking opportunities for energy professionals

You will have the opportunity to hear and learn from leading experts as they share their observations and experiences to spark deep discussions, address barriers, and increase skills and capacity across the renewable energy sector.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Alan Finkel AO

    Dr Alan Finkel AO

    Key Note Speaker

    Australia's Chief Scientist

  • Andrew Blakers

    Andrew Blakers

    Australian National University


  • Gloria Chan

    Gloria Chan

    Clean Energy Finance Corporation

    Large-Scale Solar lead and Director, Corporate and Project Finance

  • Martin Green

    Martin Green

    University of New South Wales

    Scientia Professor

  • Phil O\'Neil

    Phil O\'Neil


    Senior Associate

  • Wes Stein

    Wes Stein


    Chief Solar Research Scientist

  • Kane Thornton

    Kane Thornton

    Clean Energy Council

    Chief Executive

  • Professor Stuart White

    Professor Stuart White

    Institute for Sustainable Futures


  • Mark Williamson

    Mark Williamson

    Clean Energy Regulator

    Executive General Manager

  • Audrey Zibelman

    Audrey Zibelman

    Australian Energy Market Operator

    Chief Executive Officer

Who should attend?

The Innovating Energy Summit aims to bring together attendees from all parts of the renewable energy spectrum and representatives from key industry NGOs, councils, associations, businesses, government, universities, schools, and media are encouraged to attend.

This one-day is for anyone who is interested the future of power in Australia. It is for those who want to learn about the benefits of and advances in renewable energy. It is also for those who can help to realise new renewable energy solutions.  

Attendance is by registration only. Please register by 28 July 2017.

The Innovating Energy Summit: Powering Australia's Future is a free event proudly hosted by ARENA with support from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, CSIRO, and the Clean Energy Regulator. 







A simple lunch and afternoon tea will be provided to delegates throughout the Summit. While the venue will do its best to cater to a wide variety of dietary needs, please note special arrangements, unfortunately, cannot be requested due to the number of delegates. Delegates can also visit the Queen's Terrace Café located within Parliament House open 9.00am-4.30pm.


All visitors must go through security screening and have their possessions inspected.

Prohibited or offensive implements, drugs, or other substances are not permitted and must be surrendered to the Parliamentary Security Service Officer.

Visitors must comply with any reasonable directions given by a Parliamentary Security Service Officer or member of the Australian Federal Police.

Facial identification may be required upon request by a Parliamentary Security Service Officer or member of the Australian Federal Police before entry.


Security screening ensures a safe environment for both visitors and parliamentary staff. The time that this takes varies with the number of people waiting to come in, but please allow at least 15 minutes. If you require any assistance with the security screening process, please ask a Parliament House Security Officer.

If you have any specific accessibility needs or concerns with security screening, please call Parliament House on 02 6277 5399 ahead of time.


You are welcome to take photos or video in Parliament House, provided they are for private use and not for publication.

ARENA has commissioned a professional photographer and videographer and copies of media will be released and available for use following the event.

Please note that no photography or filming of security arrangements or chamber proceedings is allowed. Please follow any direction provided by Parliament House staff.


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Have questions about Innovating Energy Summit: Powering Australia's Future? Contact Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

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Great Hall, Parliament House
Parliament Drive
Canberra, ACT 2600

Monday, 14 August 2017 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm (AEST)

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Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

ARENA's purpose is to accelerate Australia’s shift to an affordable and reliable renewable energy future. 

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