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AIE NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2013


AIE News
AIE Conferences

AIE Coming Events

Meetings by Other Organisations

AIE Past Presentations

 

AIE NEWS

 

New Website

We are pleased to advise that the new AIE website has been launched at our web address www.aie.org.au (if you have any issues you may need to clear your cache).

We encourage you to explore the new and improved features of the website which aims to provide an enhanced experience for you as a member or interested party. Some past content is still being updated progressively but the website is fully functional.

New features will be explained in the e-Newsletter from time to time.

 

Tax Time

An example of a new feature of current interest is the ability to download a checklist of your payments to the AIE. This can be accessed through your profile on the new website. It lists subscriptions and event registrations booked online through the AIE website or the Secretariat. Unfortunately the list cannot include payments direct to some Branches or third party registration services.

For many members, subscription and event payments to AIE may be tax deductable and you should consult your accountant.

 

Membership Login

One of the more common problems in logging onto the AIE website has been user difficulties in recalling their login details. This is necessary to register for events online and access your account details and 'Member Only' services. In future, to simplify the login process, new members and interested parties will be given their email address as the default Username for login. The user will also be encouraged to select an easy-to-remember personalised password.

If you are a current user, member or contact, already in the database i.e. if you receive this e-Newsletter, we encourage you to also adopt this approach (Username = email address; Password = personal choice). You can change the login details in your "profile" in the Sign In area of the new website. If you cannot recall your current login details, there are links to receive a temporary password to access your account. Alternatively you can contact the Secretariat on free call 1800 629 945.

 

Sydney Branch

Gwen Cant, who has provided secretariat services to the Sydney Branch for many years, recently tendered her resignation. Gwen's dedicated service to the branch and support to the committee and the wider membership has enabled the Sydney branch to stay in touch with our members and host many successful events over the years. The Sydney Branch Committee wishes to thank Gwen for her commitment and efforts in this vital role. Gwen has been a familiar face on the registration desk welcoming our members to our technical meetings and seminars over the years, and will be missed by all. We wish Gwen an enjoyable retirement with her family and friends.

 

AIE CONFERENCES

 

Perth | 21-22 August 2013 | Energy in Western Australia Conference 2013 | Local Learnings from Global Lessons

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER!! click here

 

Brisbane | 18-19 November 2013 | 10th Australian Coal Science Conference

The Australian Institute of Energy is hosting the 10th Australian Coal Science Conference in Brisbane this year.

Registration information

 

AIE COMING EVENTS

 

Adelaide YEP's | 2013 Winter Learning Series | Renewable Energy Target and Carbon Pricing Mechanism

Session 2: 22 August 2013 | 12pm for 12:30 start

Speakers: Reza Evans, Managing Partner, CQ Partners and Damian Edwards, Carbon & Sustainability Advisor, CQ Partners.

Venue: PwC, 91 King William Street, Adelaide

More information

 

Sydney | Tuesday 27th August | 5:30pm - 7:30pm | " Broken Hill and Nyngan Solar Plants – Solar goes large-scale “

Speaker: Doug Landfear, AGL Energy

Venue: TBC

Please check the website in the next few days for more information

 

Melbourne | 28 August 2013 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Smart Metering and Flexible Electricity Pricing

Speakers: John Theunissen, Manager Network Mordernisation, SP AusNet & TBC

Venue: Royal Society of Victoria, 8 Latrobe St, Melbourne.

More information

 

Canberra | 24 September 2013 | 12pm - 2:30pm | Wind Energy Event

More information to follow...

 

Adelaide YEP's | 2013 Winter Learning Series | Impact of LNG on Gas Prices in the East Coast

Session 3: 3 October 2013 | 12pm for 12:30 start

Speaker: Phil Solomon, Santos.

Venue: PwC, 91 King William Street, Adelaide

More information to follow...

 

MEETINGS BY OTHER ORGANISATIONS


The AIE does not necessarily endorse these events, which are brought to the attention of members as potentially contributing to discussion on relevant energy issues.

Adelaide | 19 August 2013 | The Coalition's Climate Change stratergy: How it works and will it deliver?

More Information...

 

Canberra | 3 - 4 October 2013 | ANCRE2013 - Annual conference of the Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics

More Information...

 

Melbourne | 14 October 2013 | Green Steps @ Work - Monash University Sustainability Institute

More Information...

 

Hunter Valley | 25 - 26 November 2013 | Bioenergy Australia 2013: Building the future- Biomass for the Environment, Economy and Society

More Information...

 

AIE PAST EVENT PRESENTATIONS

 

Perth YEPs | 30 July 2013 | Labor’s Carbon Pricing Mechanism

Presentation - Norwest Energy

Presentation -  Phil Thick

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