Day Three - Demand Response & Productivity Stream

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

Luke Menzel
Chief Executive Officer
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
2017/18 demand management case studies

Three hand picked companies will each deliver a 10 minute presentation focused on their recent experiences implementing and executing demand response strategies

12:00
Panel Discussion: What role can demand response play in the market going forwards and what are its limitations?

Panellists:

Andrew Richards
Chief Executive Officer
Energy Users Association of Australia

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

12:45
Networking lunch
Rethinking the traditional approach to energy – how industry can benefit by engaging in the market
13:45
Panel Discussion: What are the opportunities for further productivity gains in industry and how are current market conditions impacting users?

Panel Moderator:

Luke Menzel
Chief Executive Officer
Energy Efficiency Council

Panellists:

Lesley Silverwood
Director Energy
Pacific Aluminium (Rio Tinto)

Royce DeSousa
General Manager Energy & Sustainability
Visy Industries

Peter Dobney
General Manager Resources & Energy
Orora
 

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