Research Industry Symposium Presentations: 18 March 2015

The Future Grid Cluster held a second research industry symposium at the University of Sydney. Researchers and speakers from the energy industry and government presented on a range of issues affecting the development of Australia's electricity and gas transmission networks.

Australia's Future Grid: Planning for Change and Choice
Wednesday, 18 March 2015
11:30 A:M - 4:00 P:M
The University of Sydney
Darlington Centre Conference Room
174 City Road
Darlington, Sydney NSW 2008
(Lunch and post event networking refreshments provided)

The Future Grid Cluster is hosting a second research-industry symposium at the University of Sydney. Researchers and speakers from the energy industry and government will present on a range of issues affecting the development of Australia's electricity and gas transmission networks.

The main aims of the symposium are:

  • to present key themes from the Future Grid Cluster's research work to date and discuss topics being addressed in the work
  • for participants to share insights and understanding of the issues arising out of the work, and the challenges and opportunites ahead
  • to provide opportunity for interaction and networking

The Symposium program includes panel discussions and presentations by speakers from the Future Grid Cluster research teams, as well as industry speakers.

Industry Speakers:

  • Michelle Groves, AER
  • Thomas Dargue, AEMO
  • Mark Stedwell, AEMO
  • Danny De Schutter, ARENA

Research Topics:

  • Robust energy policy frameworks for investment into future grids
  • Economic and Investment Models for Future Grids
  • Grid Planning and Co-Optimisation
  • Power and Energy Systems Modelling and Security

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Registration enquiries to Tina Lomas: tina.lomas@sydney.edu.au or 0438 496 638.

For more information on the program please contact:

John Blik (Cluster Project Manager): john@r-energy.com.au or 0400 851 204.

Professor Anthony Vassallo, University of Sydney (Cluster Leader): anthony.vassallo@sydney.edu.au or (02) 9351 6740.