SPEAKERS & PROGRAM
We are delighted to announce the program for the 2024 State of Energy Research Conference! The conference will feature three days of outstanding speakers from research and industry, discussing the energy transition from all angles.
The program is available for download below. However, please note that this program is not yet finalised and is SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Check back soon to see more speakers as they are added.
Professor Ken Baldwin
Australian National University
Chair of the ACOLA Australian Energy Transition Research Plan
KEYNOTE 1.1: Benchmarking research on the energy transition
Professor Ken Baldwin was the inaugural Director of the Australian National University’s Energy Change Institute, now part of the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions. He was also the founding Director of the ANU Grand Challenge: Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific. The main focus of his work is to help drive the energy transition, particularly for Australia’s future export industries based on renewable energy. Professor Baldwin is an inaugural ANU Public Policy Fellow, and winner of the 2004 Australian Government Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science, for his role in initiating and championing “Science meets Parliament”.
Professor Pierluigi Mancarella
University of Mebourne
KEYNOTE 1.2 Energy systems integration
Pierluigi Mancarella is the Chair Professor of Electrical Power Systems at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Professor of Smart Energy Systems at the University of Manchester, UK. His key research interests include techno-economic modelling and analysis of multi-energy systems, grid integration of renewables and distributed energy resources, energy infrastructure planning under uncertainty, and security, reliability, and resilience of low-carbon networks.