Chief Scientist and International Energy Agency at the ANU Energy Update 2017

Experts from around Australia and the International Energy Agency will give an update on the electricity market and global energy outlook at The Australian National University (ANU) on Wednesday 29 November.

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel will give a keynote address on the national electricity market at the ANU 2017 Energy Update.

The 2017 Energy Update, hosted by the ANU Energy Change Institute, is a one day summit bringing together energy researchers, policy makers, industry and the public.

Media are invited to attend.

The summit will discuss a range of energy issues including China’s energy outlook, new technologies, energy security, energy access and energy productivity.

Ian Cronshaw from the International Energy Agency will also give a presentation on the world energy outlook.

The program is available Energy Change Institute website:

The ANU Energy Change Institute 2017 Energy Update will be followed by the ACT Government/ANU Solar Oration, featuring Audrey Zibelman, CEO of the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).


WHAT:  ANU Energy Update 2017

WHERE: Copland Lecture Theatre, Building 25, Kingsley St, ANU  

WHEN: 8.30am Wednesday 29 November 2017  

WHO: Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, Dr Mike Kelly, Shadow Assistant Minister for Defence Industry and Support, Professor Ken Baldwin, Director, ANU Energy Change Institute, Ian Cronshaw, International Energy Agency (IEA), Paris.

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