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Friday, September 23 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
How Australia is harnessing technology to enable a Net-Zero future

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During this event, key leaders from Australia’s energy landscape will provide you with an overview of Australia’s decarbonisation commitments and how the country is harnessing technology to help drive the energy transition. You will also hear from leading research institutes and technology businesses at the forefront of Australia’s technology-driven future.

The event will culminate with a showcase of three of Australian leading low emissions technology companies, each providing a short, sharp pitch about their technology followed by a panel discussion about how their technologies are not only assisting Australia’s energy transition, but also have the potential to be applied to international markets.

These companies are attending the GCEAF after successfully pitching their technology to a panel of esteemed judges. The program, LETs Pitch, was run by NERA in partnership with the Australian Government to coincide with the GCEAF.

Speakers
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Rob Kelly

Industry System Lead and Program Director of the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative (Industry ETI), Climateworks Centre
Rob Kelly is the at Climateworks Centre and Program Director of the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative (Industry ETI). The Industry ETI is a collaborative effort supporting industry and business leaders to transition hard to abate sectors to net zero emissions. As Program... Read More →
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Jo Evans

Deputy Secretary, Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Ms Jo Evans is Deputy Secretary at the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water. She is responsible for the divisions that work on climate change policy, including our international engagement on climate policies.Ms Evans has a Masters of Public Policy from... Read More →
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Shannon O’Rourke

CEO, Future Battery Industries CRC
Shannon commenced his role as Chief Executive Officer of the Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre on 1 December 2021.He is a seasoned executive with 25 years’ experience in the energy sector including senior management roles with Woodside, Chevron and industrial... Read More →
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Miranda Taylor

CEO, NERA (National Energy Resources Australia)
Miranda is a strategic and adaptive leader driving collaboration and innovation to improve productivity performance of the energy resources sector and to decarbonise, diversify and digitise and transform Australia’s economy through the commercialisation of low emissions and smart... Read More →
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Jehan Kanga

Founder & CEO, Rux Energy Pty Ltd
Dr Jehan Kanga is the Founder and CEO of Rux Energy, an advanced materials startup delivering breakthrough volumetric density improvements for dispatchable hydrogen, enabling step change efficiencies for heavy mobility, aerospace and the space industry, in partnership with the University... Read More →
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Greg Ross

Executive Director, KC8 Capture Technologies
Greg has over 30 years’ experience in executive roles in engineering, manufacturing and product development. He has worked in various locations in the USA, Europe, Malaysia and Australia. His background covers the management of large engineering and fabrication enterprises focusing... Read More →
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Thomas Nann

CEO, Allegro Energy
CEO and co-founder of Allegro Energy, an Australian company that provides sustainable, high performance energy storage solutions for a wide range of applications, from long duration energy storage to high performance supercapacitors for electric mobility.Thomas is an experienced leader... Read More →
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Ben Hutt

CEO and Managing Director, Evergen
Since early 2019 Ben has been CEO and Managing Director of Evergen, building out his vision for a software enabled energy transition. Evergen is now recognised in Australia and internationally as a market leading Distributed Energy Resource Enablement platform, VPP enabler, and optimiser... Read More →


Friday September 23, 2022 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
DLCC Room 310