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AIE NEWSLETTER MARCH 2013


AIE News

AIE Conferences

AIE Coming Events

Meetings by Other Organisations

AIE Past Presentations

 

AIE NEWS

 

Board Matters

The national elections saw Clare Anderson (Melbourne), John Blik (Sydney) and   Brian Truman (Perth) elected for 3 year terms. Paul McGregor was subsequently appointed by the Board for 12 months to fill the casual vacancy created by the resignation of Anntonette Dailey (Canberra). 

Peter Gorton has been appointed by the Canberra Branch as its representative and there remains a vacancy for a Tasmanian representative following the resignation of Jane Sargison.

The Board expressed appreciation to Anntonette Dailey and Jane Sargison for the valuable contribution they made to the running of the Institute. The Board congratulates all new directors and looks forward to their new ideas for development of the Institute.

We also wish to acknowledge the retirement of David Allardice after 32 years on the AIE Council/Board. He has been such an integral part of the administration of the AIE that the Board has asked him take on a part time Executive Officer position for one year to assist in transition to new administrative arrangements.

At its first meeting for 2013, the Board elected Brian Truman (Perth) for a second year as national President, Mike Cochran (South Australia) as Vice President  and Paul McGregor and Glen Currie to continue as Hon Secretary and Hon Treasurer respectively.

A full listing of the Board for 2013 is available on the website

 

AIE Website Upgrade

The AIE Board has authorised the upgrade of its website by PAMS. The upgrade will provide simpler access to services, improved functionality, and a more modern wide screen look. The work will commence shortly and will be completed with as little interruption to members as possible. The opportunity will be taken to review the current content of the webpage.

Some of the new features will include:

  • Improved ability to manage your personal profiles on-line including additional fields for photographs, social media contact details and preferred name for meeting badges etc. 
  • Simpler logon and navigation  procedures.
  • More comprehensive events listings and simpler on-line booking and payment services
  • Access from mobile devices
  • Sharing information on social network sites

 

2012 AIE National Conference Presentations Available

Following the excellent National Conference organised by Sydney Branch in November 2012, the presentations from the high calibre speakers are now publically available on the AIE website. Click here

 

AIE CONFERENCES

 

Sydney | 25-26 July 2013 | ATSE: Nuclear Energy for Australia?

To register please click here

 

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

Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth CBD

To register please click here

 

Brisbane | 19 & 20 November 2013 | 10th Australian Coal Science Conference

More information later including a call fo papers / put it in your diary

 

AIE COMING EVENTS

 

Sydney YEP's | 18 March 2013 | 5.30pm - 8.00pm | The Year Ahead in Energy

Speakers: Ian MacGill, Senior Lecturer in Energy, UNSW; Scott Taylor, General Group Manager, Infigen and Adrian Amey, Manager Energy Policy, NSW Division Resourced and Energy

More Information

 

Melbourne | 21 March 2013 | Rubbish To Renewables! What's Happening With Waste-To-Energy?

Speakers: Mr Ian Guss, Bioenergy Consultant, Regional Development Victoria; Mr Richard McEncroe, Bosco International and Mr Anthony Douglas, Phoenix Energy

More Information

 

Sydney | 8 April 2013 | Evening Presentation by Bloomberg New Energy Finance - "Wind and Solar - Now cheaper than fossil fuels?"

Speaker: Kobad Bhavnagri, BNEF Lead Clean Energy Analyst, Australia.

More Information

 

Adelaide | 11 April 2013 | SA Unconventional Gas Roadmap

Speaker: Barry Goldstein.

Please check the website for more information later...

 

Perth | 12 April 2013 | Perth Zoo’s 237kW Solar Array

Please check the website for more information later...

 

Perth YEP's | 16 April 2013 | Ready For Work Mentoring Program - Closing Event

Please check the website for more information later...

 

Melbourne YEP's | 18 April 2013 | 3rd Annual Speed Networking Evening

Venue: Melbourne University

Please check the website for more information later...

 

Perth YEP's | 18 April 2013 | Energy Market Reform Event

Please check the website for more information later...

 

Canberra | April 2013 | Energy Efficiency

Venue: Legislative Assembly

Please check the website for more information later...

 

Newcastle | 27 May 2013 | CSIRO Evening Seminar

Please check the website for more information later...

 

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.

 

Sydney | 22 March 2013 | Energy Policy Institute of Australia | The Energy State of the Nation

More Information...

 

New Plymouth, NZ | 6-7 June 2013 | ENEX 2013

More Information...

 

AIE PAST EVENT PRESENTATIONS

 

Adelaide | 7 March 2013 | Global Energy Outlook – The Long Term

Christof Ruhl, Chief Economist, BP - Presentation

 

Canberra | 6 February 2013 | Solar Seminar

Artur Zawadski, Wizard Power - Presentation

Prof. Andrew Blakers, ANU - Presentation

Simon Troman, IT Power - Presentation

Dr. Damion Milliken, Dyesol - Presentation

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