Gas 2015 Securing Australia's Energy Future

Program

Day 1 – Thursday, 26 November 

 0815 – 0900 Registrations Open
 0900 – 0915 Welcome Address –  John Evans – Chairman Gas Energy Australia Board of Directors
 0915 – 0930 Opening Address – Mr John Sidoti MP, NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Roads, Transport, Industry, Resources and Energy on behalf of the Hon Anthony Roberts MP, NSW Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy 
 0930 – 1000 Welcome Morning Tea
 1000 – 1200
Morning Session

Industry and Business Development

‘…the future policy landscape”

Technical Development

‘…gas in regional & rural Australia’

National energy policy – energy diversity and open markets
Margaret Sewell – Head of Energy Division – DII&S

Gas development in South Australia 
Barry Goldstein – Exec Director – Dept of State Developments

The need for a national transport plan
Peter Haenke – Senior Manager Corporate Responsibility – NRMA 

Gas market developments
Frazer Hill – General Manager Networks Commercial – Jemena

Managing gas pipeline disruptions
Brad Evans – Commercial Manager – APA Group

LPG responding to natural disasters
Gary Huxtable – Queensland Regional Manager – Elgas

Expert Panel Session and Q&A

Panel Chair – Andrew Bills – Origin Energy

Expert Panel Session and Q&A

Panel Chair – Tony Say – CEM International

 1200 – 1300 LunchOrigin
 1300 – 1500
Afternoon Session

‘… understanding the strategic landscape’

‘… people delivering gas safety’

Gas’s future in Australia’s energy market
Tony Wood – Energy Director – Grattan Institute

NSW Government gas saving initiatives
Ben Cirulis –  Senior Project Officer – NSW Dept of Planning and Environment

Gas vehicles – lessons for the future
Mark McKenzie – CEO – ACAPMA

Process safety competency and measuring success
Trish Kerin – Director – IChemE Safety Centre

Safety skills and SME, supporting people
David Skegg – Lecturer – Transport and Safety Science Group – CQUniversity

Integrating people into a safe system of work  
Lori Mooren – Senior Research Fellow – UNSW

Expert Panel Session and Q&A

Panel Chair – Mark Gadsby – Kleenheat Gas

Expert Panel Session and Q&A

Panel Chair – Mark Anderson – McAleese Group 

 1500 – 1530 Afternoon TeaManchester Tank
 1530 – 1730
‘…improving air quality and health outcomes’ ‘…read tape, blue tape and standards’

Health impacts of diesel exhaust
Christine Cowie – Postdoctoral Fellow – CAR

Modelling marine transport emissions
Brett Goldsworthy – Researcher – Australian Maritime College

Real world emissions testing
Natalie Roberts – Managing Director – ABMARC

Blue tape is good tape 
Phil Harrington – Principal Consultant – pitt&sherry

Aligning State and Territory requirements 
Lynelle Collins – Director – NSW Fair Trading

Harmonising global LPG standards
David Tyler – Director, Technology & Business Practices – WLPGA

Expert Panel Session and Q&A

Panel Chair – Greg Abramowitz – AGL

Expert Panel Session and Q&A

Panel Chair – Philip Treloar – Elaflex Pacific

 1800 – 1900 Pre Dinner Drinks – Hyundai and the hydrogen vehicle – Scott Nargar – Project Planning Manager – Hyundai Australia
 1900 – 2200 Forum Dinner – With entertainment provided by “Anthony the Mindreader” Elgas_ sml

Day 2: Friday, 27 November 

 0730 – 0830

Industry Breakfast – The Australian new car market – past, present and future – Tony Weber – Chief Executive – FCAI

Caltex
 0900 – 0930 Opening Address – The need for leadership and innovation – Dr Derek Ambrose – Smartpublicleadership
 0930 – 1000 Morning TeaMcAleese
 1000 – 1200

Morning Session

‘…future of gas engines’

The future for gas power engines – a technology roadmap
Tony Fitzgerald – Managing Director – Westport Australia

The future of CNG powered vehicles
Ron Grasso – Head of Corporate Affairs – CNH Industrial

Global autogas developments and the WLPGA
Cameron Ure – Chairman – WLPGA Global Autogas Industry Network

Expert Panel Session and Q&A

Panel Chair – Grant Perris – Caltex

 1200 – 1215 Closing Address –  Chairman Gas Energy Australia Board of Directors
 1215 – 1315 BBQ LunchAGL
 1315 Forum Closed – Retire to post Forum meetings

* Business casual attire for all events, including the Forum Dinner

Post Forum Meetings – Commencing at 1330 Hours

1330-1530

1400 – 1800

Gas Energy Australia – Autogas Industry Group Meeting

Gas Energy Australia – Board of Directors Meeting

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