“Women in Clean Energy” Open Room

Partner:

The Open Room welcomes all the renewable energy practitioners to take a seat and hear wonderful thoughts from a few female leaders in the clean energy sector through structured discussions.

Date: 25-26 July 2023

Time: July 25: 14:30 - 15:30

            July 26: 09:00 - 12:30

Venue: Room 207, Level 2, Convention Centre, MCEC

Admission: Free once you have registered as a sponsor/speaker/delegate/visitor

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Featured Past Conference Agenda

Conference Day 1 - Afternoon Session

14:30 - 15:30 (60 mins)

[PANEL] Equal Leadership and Equal Opportunities for Women Working in Clean Energy Sector

Moderator :

Marilyne Crestias
Director
Renewable Energy Insights

Panelist :

Amy Kean

Director

Stride Renewables

Aylin Cunsolo

Partner

Baker McKenzie

Sonia Teitel

Investment Director

Octopus Investments Australia

Bess Clark

Chief Executive Officer

Marinus Link

Fleur Yaxley

Managing Director

BayWa r.e. Projects Australia

Conference Day 2 - Morning Session

09:00 - 09:10 (10 mins)

Welcome and Introduction to Women in Green Hydrogen (WiGH)

09:10 - 10:30 (80 mins)

[PANEL] Where are the offtakes? Emerging demand for hydrogen in the Asia-Pacific and beyond

  • A panel of experts will explore the emerging markets for Australia’s hydrogen and derivatives. They will address the key questions of a) what actions are already underway and b) what further actions are needed by ‘Team Australia’ to realize Australia’s potential as a global green hydrogen superpower.

Moderator :

Penelope Howarth
Energy Decarbonisation Focal Point, Climate Change and Sustainability Division
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Panelist :

Dr Vicky Au

Engagement and Strategy Lead, Hydrogen Industry Mission

Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Andrew Dickson

Development Director

CWP Global

Richard Andrews

Chief Executive Officer

Australia Japan Business Cooperation Council

Alison Nicolin

Senior Associate

Advisory - New Energy, Advisian

Bronwyn See

Senior Manager, Business Development

AGL

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30 (90 mins)

[PANEL] Unlocking success in the Hydrogen Sector - Why Diversity Matters

  • A panel of experts will explore how diversity is key to success in this new phase of energy transition, focussing on gender and First Nations’people. They will address the key questions of a) why are these issues important to the Hydrogen sector b) what achievements and actions are already underway and c) what more is needed to be done by key stakeholders.

Moderator :

Penelope Howarth
Energy Decarbonisation Focal Point, Climate Change and Sustainability Division
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Panelist :

William Cox

CEO

Aurecon

Gemma Harrison

Business Development Manager

Ampol

Kate George

Managing Director

PWC Indigenous Consulting

Dr Anita Talberg

Director Workforce Development

Clean Energy Council