Day Three - Future Grid Stream

08:00
Registration

08:50
Opening remarks from the chair

Ian McLeod
Director Smart Energy, Enzen &
Global Ambassador, Edison Electric Institute

BEING CENTRAL IN A DECENTRALISED SYSTEM

09:00
The transition of transmission in the future energy ecosystem

Merryn York
Chief Executive
Powerlink Queensland

09:30
Partner presentation

IBM representative 

10:00
Panel Discussion: What is the outlook for customer trends in energy supply and demand, and what are the strategic implications for networks?
Moderator:

Rob Asselman
Senior Marketing Manager
Mondo

 
Panellists:
 

Matthew Guthridge
Executive General Manager, Strategy and Transformation
AusNet Services

Mark Vincent
General Manager, Network Management
SA Power Networks

Hannah McCaughey
Executive General Manager, Transformation & People
Ausgrid

Andrew Davis
General Manager, Electricity Markets
Jemena

James Colbert
Director
Schneider Electric Australia & New Zealand

10:45
Morning tea in the exhibition hall

NETWORK POLICY AND FINANCE DEBATES
11:15
Panel Discussion: HOW ARE CHANGING MARKET DYNAMICS SHAPING INVESTMENT IN AS END USE CUSTOMER LECTRICITY INFRASTRUCTURE?

Moderator:

Ian McLeod
Director Smart Energy, Enzen &
Global Ambassador, Edison Electric Institute

Panellists:

Simon Camroux
Head of Regulation
SIMEC Energy

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive Officer
Energy Networks Australia

Rick Francis
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Spark Infrastructure

Stasha Prnjatovic
Investment Director, Infrastructure
AMP Capital

12:00
Networking lunch in the exhibition hall

NEW TECH IMPACT - OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS
13:30
The role of batteries on the future grid: ownership, operation and the implications for retail

Hannah McCaughey
Executive General Manager Transformation & People
Ausgrid

14:00
Partner Presentation

14:30
Panel Discussion: Untapped potential - what transformative technologies should networks be investing in?

Brian Spak
Leader, Grids and Renewable Energy Integration
CSIRO

Aidan O’Sullivan
Head of Energy and Artificial Intelligence Research
University College London

Hester de Wet
Global Digital Leader – Energy, Resources & Manufacturing
Aurecon

IBM Representative

15:00
Afternoon tea in the exhibition hall
15:30
Reliable transition to renewables in remote energy

James Harman
Chief Executive Officer
EDL

16:00
What is the role of unregulated businesses in transforming grid operations?

Charles Rattray
Executive General Manager
Yurika

DERS - WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF ENERGY SOLUTIONS BEHIND THE METER
16:30
Lessons from WA and California on integrating distributed energy resources to the grid

Terry Mohn
Chief Executive Officer, General Microgrids
& Chair, International Microgrid Association

16:40
Trialling distributed energy resource management in WA

Matt Cheney
Head of Grid Transformation
Western Power

16:50
Time for a technology step change - Extending the hosting capacity of our grids for DERs and renewables

Phil Blythe
Chief Executive Officer
GreenSync

17:00
How are consumers driving the energy solutions of the future?

Michael Benveniste
Chief Commercial Officer
Powershop

17:10
Joint Q+A

Terry Mohn
General Manager, Advanced Microgrid Developments
Horizon Power

Matt Cheney
Head of Grid Transformation
Western Power

Phil Blythe
Chief Executive Officer
GreenSync

Michael Benveniste
Chief Commercial Officer
Powershop

17:30
Closing remarks from the chair

Ian McLeod
Director Smart Energy, Enzen &
Global Ambassador, Edison Electric Institute

17:35
End of Future Grid Stream