Day Three - Demand Response & Productivity Stream

08:15
Registration and welcome coffee
08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Rob Murray-Leach
Head of Policy
Energy Efficiency Council

Making energy management a core part of the energy market
09:00
Setting the scene - an overview of the opportunities presented through better energy management

Rob Murray-Leach
Head of Policy
Energy Efficiency Council

09:30
The potential for demand-side involvement to re-shape the market and benefit users

Alex Wonhas
Managing Director Energy
Aurecon

10:00
Using energy management to deliver security, affordability and sustainability

Andrew Richards
Chief Executive Officer
Energy Users Association of Australia

10:30
Morning tea and networking
Demand response - Australia ’s largest untapped energy resource - a focus on summer 17/18
11:00
Analysing the results from demand response pilot projects that have been funded to date and opportunities for expansion
  • Looking back at summer 17/18 and the role of demand response mechanisms
  • Analysing the successes and lessons learnt from recent pilot projects
  • Opportunities for expansion of projects and further funding

Ivor Frischknecht
Chief Executive Officer
ARENA

11:30
THE ROLE OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY IN DRIVING BETTER OUTCOMES FOR LARGE USERS

Peter Dobney
General Manager Resources and Energy
Orora

11:50
Panel Discussion: What role can demand response play in the market going forwards and what are its limitations?

Panel Moderator:

Rob Murray-Leach
Head of Policy
Energy Efficiency Council

Panellists:

Stephen Bygrave
Director Energy Programs
NSW Department of Planning and Environment

Alan Pears
Senior Industry Fellow
RMIT School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Joao Sergobe
Partner
McKinsey and Company

Bradley Williams
Vice President, Utility Innovation Engineering
Oracle Utilities

Peter Dobney
General Manager Resources and Energy
Orora

12:45
Networking lunch
Rethinking the traditional approach to energy – how industry can benefit by engaging in the market
13:50
A LARGE ENERGY USERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE MARKET

Royce DeSousa
General Manager Energy and Sustainability
Visy Industries

14:10
: Insights into the Carnarvon DER Trials

David Edwards
Technical Visionary
Horizon Power

14:30
How the mining industry is rethinking the way in which they power their sites (beyond diesel)

Marcin Ziemski
Program Lead Integration - Sustainable Minerals Institute
University of Queensland

15:00
Afternoon tea and networking
Reforming the rules to unlock the potential of energy management
15:30
Examining energy management policies globally and opportunities for Australia

Alan Pears
Senior Industry Fellow
RMIT School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

16:00
Identifying the opportunities for consumers and small business to use energy ‘better’ and a look at the ECA’s Power Shift program

Kerry Connors
Associate Director - Research
Energy Consumers Australia

16:30
Closing remarks from the Chair
16:35
Close of the Demand Response and Productivity stream