National conference to address key questions for Australia
31 August 2012
The Australian National Conference on Resources and Energy (ANCRE) 2012 will be held from 18–19 September at the National Convention Centre, Canberra. A selection of some of the key questions that will be addressed by keynote and panel speakers at ANCRE 2012 include:
|Question||Session No||Session title||Date|
|What is Australia's energy future?||1||Australia's Energy Future: featuring Secretary Drew Clarke of Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and James Baulderstone of Santos.||18 September|
Is the boom over?
|2||Resources Boom: Prospects and Challenges featuring David Peever of Rio Tinto and Professor Quentin Grafton of the Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics||18 September|
|What next with China?||3||Australia's Place in Asia featuring Dr Ken Henry AM and Professor Peter Drysdale AO of the Australian National University||18 September|
|What has the boom meant for Australia?||4||Importance of the Resources Sector to Australia featuring David Flanagan of Atlas Iron and Rob Cole of Woodside Petroleum||18 September|
|Can infrastructure help ensure Australia's future prosperity?||1||Making the Most of Australia's Opportunities: The Infrastructure Story featuring the Hon Peter Beattie, Resources Sector Supplier Envoy and Warren Hogan, of ANZ||19 September|
|Will Australia maintain its leadership in global resources markets?||2||Australia and the Global Resources Story featuring Alberto Calderon of BHP Billiton and Dr Nikki Williams of Australian Coal Association||19 September|
|What are the key global energy challenges of the coming decades?||3||Energy Markets and Energy Technologies featuring Christine Lins of Renewable Policy Network and 19 September Session 4: International Energy the Next Chapter featuring Dr Fatih Birol of the International Energy Agency||19 September|
Featuring an impressive list of speakers, including both keynotes and distinguished panels, from government, industry and academia, ANCRE 2012 is the only national conference on resources and energy sponsored and organised by the Australian Federal Government. It will be opened with a keynote address from the Hon Martin Ferguson AM, Minister for Resources and Energy.
For the conference website and program, accommodation and to register your attendance, please visit http://www.ancre.com.au/.
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