Conference Program Day Two

9.00 - 9.55

Day Two Opening Plenary

9.55 - 10.25

Morning Tea

Stream One

Stream Two

10.25 - 11.40

Grid Scale Energy Storage, Not Just Batteries and Pumped Hydro

Marie Pavlik, CEO, SiliconAurora Pty Ltd & Commercial Business Manager, 1414 Degrees Pty Ltd

A New Dawn for Aurora Project – 1414 Degrees’ Plans for TESS-GRID

Ram Bhat, Director of Product Management, Amber Kinetics

Case Study: Beyond Batteries – The next Frontier in Energy Storage

Craig De Laine, General Manager People and Strategy, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

Paving the Way for a Hydrogen Economy and the Coupling of Gas and Electricity Networks for Storage


The Benefits of BTM Energy Storage

Stephen Tordoff, CEO, Energy Canvas Ltd

Resilient Muncipal, Sanitary Pumping Through Storage and Solar

Belinda Kinkead, Director, LO3 Energy

The Potential Role of Local Energy Marketplaces in Community Battery Deployment

11.45 - 13.00

Energy Storage: Modernising Australia's Grid

Marija Petkovic, Managing Director, Energy Synapse

Opportunities for Grid-Scale Batteries in Wholesale markets

Steven Goldman, Regional Marketing Manager – Asia Pacific, Fluence

The Need for Speed: Fast(er) Frequency Regulation and what Australia can Learn from Ireland

Service Agreements: The Emergence of a New Business Case for Energy Storage

Aylin Cunsolo, Special Counsel, Baker McKenzie

Leanne Olden, Senior Associate, Baker McKenzie

Energy Storage Service Agreements – Essentials

Rajesh Mehta, Sales Director (Renewables) – Asia Pacific, Honeywell

Energy as a Service (EaaS)

13.00 - 14.00


14.00 - 15.15

Distributed Energy Storage: How to Manage the Sleeping Giant

Emma Fagan, Tesla Energy Policy and Regulatory Manager, Tesla

Distributed Energy Storage and DER Management

Vinod Tiwari, Global Head of Business Development and Sales, Power Ledger

Reimagining Energy, How Blockchain is Inspiring Innovation in DER Management

SA Leads the Way in Commercial Energy Storage

Jonathan Ruddick, COO, Planet Ark Power

Grid-Connected and Interactive Commercial Microgrid

Peter Morrow, Director, Auspac Energy Technologies Pty Ltd

Vanadium Flow Battery for Innovative Commercial Storage Application

15.15 - 15.45

Afternoon Tea

15.45 - 17.00

Standards, Safety and Policy; The Key to a Thriving Energy Storage Sector

James Sturch, Technical Director of APAC, sonnen Australia Pty Ltd

Regulatory Changes and Challenges Impacting Progression of DER for the Grid of the Future

Gianpaolo Giuliani, Global Sales Director – Energy Storage. General Electric Renewable Energy

Battery Energy Storage System Safety: Critical Steps for the Maturing Storage Market


Conference Closes

*This conference program is subject to change