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TWO EVENTS ABOUT ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE – 21 & 28 April

Posted in Models, Policies, Research by Ferne Edwards on April 7th, 2008

Future Leaders and the City of Melbourne are pleased to invite you and your friends to two vitally important forums where panels of Australia’s most knowledgeable energy experts will present, discuss and debate the very latest in energy production science and technology and the associated issues around climate change.

Energy and Climate Change: science and technology for Australia’s future
RENEWABLE ENERGY – SOLAR,WIND, GEO-THERMAL, BIO MASS & TIDAL
DATE: Monday 21 April

Professor Andrew Blakers FTSE – ANU, Canberra – Solar Photovoltaics and Solar Thermal
Dr. Adrian Williams – Former CEO Geodynamics Ltd – Geo Thermal
Ms. Dominique La Fontaine – Immediate past CEO Clean Energy Council – Wind, Bio Mass, Tidal and Waves
Moderator: Peter Mares – Presenter ABC Radio National
Summariser: Professor Graeme Pearman FTSE – Monash University
Time: 6pm to 7.30pm: entry from 5.30pm
Where: BMW Edge, Federation Square, Cnr. Flinders & Swanston Streets, Melbourne
FREE ENTRY

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Energy and Climate Change: science and technology for Australia’s future
NON–RENEWABLE ENERGY – COAL, GAS, GEOSEQUESTRATION & NUCLEAR
DATE: Monday 28 April

Dr Louis Wibberly – Chief Technologist, Energy Technology, CSIRO, Newcastle – Brown Coal and Gas, future utilization.
Dr. Peter Cook FTSE – CEO Cooperative Research Centre Greenhouse Gas Technology (C02CRC) – CO2 sequestration
Dr. Ziggy Switkowski FTSE – Chair, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Melbourne – Nuclear Energy
Moderator: Peter Mares – Presenter ABC Radio National
Summariser: Professor Graeme Pearman FTSE – Monash University
Time: 6pm to 7.30pm: entry from 5.30pm
Where: BMW Edge, Federation Square, Cnr. Flinders & Swanston Streets, Melbourne
FREE ENTRY

Presented by Melbourne Conversations, the City of Melbourne’s program of free talks and supported by Future Leaders
Developed in collaboration with the Australian & New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS) and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE)

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