The Deakin Lectures 2010

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at Deakin Edge, Fed Square

Future Energy Solutions: Powering a Sustainable Tomorrow

New world or not, it’s clear that old ways of generating and using energy must change. But if our coal-fired power plants are a thing of the past, what does the future look like? Wind turbines or solar panels, nuclear power plants or ‘clean coal’ solutions, what does it mean to find renewable, sustainable and green answers to the energy challenge, not only in Australia, but for the world? How can this transformation occur and what are the implications?

Keynote speaker Grant King

5:30 - 6:10pm- Keynote Lecture
6:10 - 6:30pm- Interval
6:30 - 7:30pm- Panel Discussion

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Portrait of Ben McNeil

Ben McNeil

Panel Member: Ben McNeil is Senior Research Fellow at the Climate Change Research Centre at UNSW and author of ‘The Clean Industrial Revolution: Growing Australian Prosperity in a Greenhouse Age’.

Portrait of Prasad Menon

Prasad Menon

Panel Member: Prasad Menon has been Managing Director of Tata Power, India’s largest privately owned power company since 2006.

Portrait of Michael Bielinski

Michael Bielinski

Panel Member: Michael Bielinski is Executive Manager for Strategic Marketing and Emergent Technologies for Siemens Ltd’s Pacific Cluster.

Portrait of Grant King

Grant King

Grant King is managing director of Origin Energy with a depth of experience in the energy and gas sectors.

The Deakin Lectures 2010

Thirty of the best minds on the climate change issue, in the one place, at the one time. The Deakins 2010.

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