Plenary Sessions


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Day One

OPENING PLENARY

Thursday, 13 Feb 2020
ENERGY TRANSITIONS
Chair: Basil Sharp, University of Auckland
Dr Ivan Diaz-Rainey, University of Otago
Alison Andrew, Transpower
Prof. Frank Jotzo, The Australian National University

DUAL PLENARY SESSIONS 1 AND 2

Thursday, 13 Feb 2020
DUAL PLENARY 1:
LOW CARBON ECONOMY
DUAL PLENARY 2:
FUTURE ELECTRICITY MARKETS – AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCE
Chair: Frank Jotzo, The Australian National UniversityChair: Ivan Diaz-Rainey, University of Otago
Yukari Niwa Yamashita, IAEE PresidentProfessor Ken Baldwin, Australia National University
Geoff Lewis, NZ Productivity CommissionAssociate Professor Tim Nelson, Australia Energy Market Commission
Christophe Bonnery, IAEE Executive Vice PresidentAssociate Professor Iain McGill, UNSW

Day Two

PLENARY SESSION 3

Friday, 14 Feb 2020
ELECTRICITY MARKETS
Chair: Golbon Zakeri, University of Auckland
Golbon Zakeri, University of Auckland
Professor Richard Green, Imperial College of London
Professor Paul Simshauser, Griffith University, tbc

DUAL PLENARY SESSIONS 4 AND 5

Friday, 14 Feb 2020
DUAL PLENARY 4:
ENERGY TRANSITION IN TRANSPORT
DUAL PLENARY 5:
SMART CITIES AND GRIDS
Chair: Richard Green, Imperial College of LondonChair: David Broadstock, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Professor David Levinson, University of SydneyAssoc. Prof. Duncan Callaway, University of California
Dr Amela Ajanovic, Vienna University of TechnologyAssoc. Prof. Dennice Gayme, John Hopkins University
Dr Selena Sheng, University of AucklandDr Brian Efird, KAPSARC

Day 3

PLENARY SESSION 6

Saturday, 15 Feb 2020
FOSSIL FUELS
Chair: James L Smith, Southern Methodist University
Ron Ripple, R.D. Ripple & Associates
Prof. Adonis Yatchew, University of Toronto
Professor Peter Hartley, Rice University

PLENARY SESSION 7 & Closing Remarks

Saturday, 15 Feb 2020
ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Chair: Cristian Stet, Erasmus School of Economics
Prof. David Stern, The Australian National University
Prof. Janet Stephenson, University of Otago
Dr Jeffrey Hardy, Imperial College London
CLOSING REMARKS
Stephen Poletti, University of Auckland

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