For ATA members in the Melbourne area and surrounds.
ATA Melbourne branch - Securing Australia’s energy future - Audrey Zibelman, CEO, AEMOSeptember 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm
When: Wednesday 20 September 2017, 7:00-9:00pm, doors open 6:30pm.
Where: Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre (G06), Melbourne University, Spencer Road, Parkville. Click here for a Google map of the venue and here for a Melbourne University Parkville Campus map to the venue. *
Cost: A gold coin donation would be appreciated to offset venue costs.
RSVP: Bookings essential as a full house is expected. RSVP here by following this link and clicking the green 'Register' button. If you find you can't attend please cancel your booking so others may attend.
Public transport: Trams: 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 16f, 19, 64, 67, 72
Presentation: Securing Australia’s energy future
The Melbourne branch of the Alternative Technology Association (ATA) present Audrey Zibelman, CEO, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). Audrey will discuss the pivotal role that AEMO occupies in delivering energy security and reliability amid the energy transition and the work AEMO is doing in this regard, as well as touch on the Finkel recommendations.
She will also briefly discuss her experience in the use of distributed energy in New York state, and touch on AEMO’s joint pilot project with ARENA on demand response.
Speaker bio: Ms Audrey Zibelman, CEO, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)
Ms Zibelman has extensive experience in the public, private and not-for profit energy and electricity sectors in the United States, most recently having held the positions of Commissioner and Chair of the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC). During her tenure at the NYPSC, Ms Zibelman led the design and implementation of extensive regulatory and retail market changes to modernise and transform the state’s electricity industry.
* We recognise and appreciate the assistance of the University of Melbourne Australian-German Climate and Energy College (AGCEC) in hosting this event. The Climate & Energy College conducts climate and energy systems research in an interdisciplinary environment, advancing knowledge and informing responses to the complex challenges of climate change. They are a world-class research hub located at the University of Melbourne collaborating with leading Australian and German research institutions.
You can download audio of Audrey's presentation by clicking here.
Robin Gardner, Melbourne branch committee.
Extra directions from the Melbourne University website:
Enter the theatre foyer at ground level through the marble doorway and large glass doors very near to Castro's Café (this is the outdoor café with the large wooden tables). You exit the theatre through the same door. Please note that there is no access to this theatre from any of the other doors into Elisabeth Murdoch Building.