Engineering Energy

  • Geraldton University Centre 33 Onslow St Geraldton, WA, 6530 Australia

Engineering Energy, is a symposium showcasing local engineering expertise and projects related to energy. This event will be of interest to professionals, students and interested members of the public. The event will include presentations and small group discussions on the technical and practical aspects of developing biofuels, waste to energy, geothermal and energy efficient facilities in our region. There will also be a panel discussion on the bigger picture of energy supply, demand, projects and economic opportunities in our region.

When: Friday 21st August 9:00am – 12:00pm at Geraldton Universities Centre

Agenda (some details tbc):

  • 9:00 — Welcome, check-in on expectations, introductions
  • 9:15 — 5 minute presentations on local projects to develop energy supply
  • Bioenergy, Biochar and Pyrolisis
  • Waste to Energy
  • Solar
  • Question from Audience
  • 9:45 — 5 minute presentations on local projects to implement energy solutions
  • Energy Efficient Facilities
  • Demand Management
  • Logistics
  • Questions from Audience
  • 10:15 — Morning Tea
  • 10:30 — Breakout sessions, 20 minutes to speak in small groups with the presenters
  • 11:00 — Panel Discussion on the future of Engineering Energy in this region
  • Overview presentation from Mid West Development Commission
  • Panel Discussion facilitated by Ron Moreton
  • 11:45 — Closing

Presenters: 

  • 9:15 — 5 minute presentations on local projects to develop energy supply
  • Euan Beamont from Energy Farmers Australia re: Bioenergy, Biochar and Pyrolisis
  • Rod Littlejohn from Tersum Energy re: Waste to Energy
  • xx from First Solar re: Greenough River Solar Farm
  • Question from Audience
  • 9:45 — 5 minute presentations on local projects to implement energy solutions
  • Craig Jerrard from Durack re: Energy Efficient Facilities
  • xx from
  • Questions from Audience

Questions for Panel Discussion

  • What are some of the challenges in doing these projects in this in this region?
  • What opportunities do you see for more projects like yours, or new projects to grow in the region?
  • What role can politicians, government play in enabling those opportunities?
  • Is there anything members of the public can do to support this?

Audience

  • Part of the Goodness festival 2015. 
  • Institute of Engineers members —
  • Local Engineering companies: Maicon, GE etc.
  • Engineering and Science students and teachers — Durack, GUC, BCMI, Schools
  • Government staff with engineering or environmental interest — CGG
  • Environmental networks — LivingSmart, Frack Free, Environmental Science, Science
  • Facilities Managers and Commercial Builders

Tickets costs $55 and can be purchased HERE

There is a 25% reduction if you purchase a Full Festival Ticket HERE

Who to contact for enquiries:  Phone: (08) 9965 5371