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Day 1, 27 February
Hear from Nicky Ison, Soren Hermansen, Candace Vahlsing and Minister Lily D'Ambrosio
Hear from Aboriginal leaders from across Australia and Canada about how renewable energy is empowering their communities.
There are now over 50 fully operating community energy projects in Australia today, with more on the way. This session aims to inspire the possibility of more community energy projects, celebrate achievements, acknowledge challenges and showcase a range of community energy stories of success.
Room: Main Hall
This participatory session brings together experts talking about the mid to large scale renewable projects, what they can mean for communities both in regards to partnerships and local benefits - how can communities partner with developers and how can they get ready for the coming energy transition.
Room: Condell Room
This participatory session brings together experts from the community energy, legal and finance sectors to share their experience and advice in pulling together complex community renewable energy projects and mitigating risk.
Room: Supper Room
Community energy projects are emerging all over the world as people try to find ways to either transition their regional economy away from fossil fuels, or to avoid new projects being established. In this session, local leaders will share how they are working to build new energy systems while strengthening their local economy. Come and hear how these projects got started, the challenges they have faced and how they have overcome them.
Room: Yarra Room
Find out how your project can grab headlines and make the media part of your launch event.
This Climate Media Centre workshop will provide an insider’s guide to the way the media operates, practical tips and techniques that you can immediately apply and a resource to take with you.
Room: Hoddle Room
Chaired by Claire O'Rouke in this session you will hear from political leaders from South Australia, ACT and Victoria on their plans for unlocking community energy.
|6:30-9pm||Social Event: ReInvest In partnership with Future Super|