Speakers

Doug van Gelder

National Utilities Manager - Esri Australia

Doug is Esri Australia’s National Practice Lead for Utilities. With a wealth of experience in a number of roles across the ICT industry, he has honed his expertise in the application of GIS across large multinational organisations and utilities, with the ultimate aim of improving information management and collaboration while enabling better decision-making.

Where you can see them

March 17, 11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Getting ahead of the energy transition: A blueprint for digital transformation

Energy Queensland (EQ) shares the drivers behind their vision to transform the utility into one of the most progressive, digitally enabled in the world. This session shares a behind-the-scenes look at the world’s largest GIS program — a first-of-its-kind approach integrating a vast network of electrical information assets and legacy systems into a single GIS solution.

Location: Enlit Australia Leadership Summit

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March 16, 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Preparing for the energy transition: A practical guide to getting started.

Learn how to open a goldmine of data to the larger organisation to drive smarter collaboration and to facilitate the transition to a new network model.

Facilitated by: Doug van Gleder, national utilities Manager Esri Australia and Michael Rhodes, UGIS Program Manager, Esri Australia

Please note: There will be limited seating at each roundtable discussion – registration is mandatory. Register to attend Enlit Australia to confirm your participation in this roundtable discussion. 

Location: Roundtables

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David Hochschild (USA)

Chair at California Energy Commission

Karl Rábago (USA)

Principal, Rábago Energy LLC
Former Commissioner, Texas Public Utility Commission
Vice President of Distributed Energy Services at Austin Energy

The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change and Minister for Solar Homes

Maia Schweizer

Chief Executive Officer, CleanCo Queensland

Andrew Bills

Chief Executive Officer, CS Energy

Anna Collyer

Chair, Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

Stephanie Unwin

Chief Executive Officer, Horizon Power

Darren Hill

General Manager for Commercial & Business Development, Horizon Power

Richard Lowe

CEO, Lumea

Ramesh Singaram

President & CEO GE Gas Power Asia Pacific, President & CEO GE ASEAN & ANP at GE

Jan Kwak

Managing Director - Australia & Asia, Hatch

João Segorbe

Executive General Manager Strategy & Corporate Development, AGL Energy

Jon Briskin

Executive General Manager, Origin Retail

Jeffrey Goldmeer

Emergent Technologies Director - Decarbonization, GE Gas & Power

Gordon Wymer

Chief Commercial Officer, Snowy Hydro

Mark Brownfield

Chief Customer Officer, EnergyAustralia

Rupesh Ratilal

Senior Manager, Technology Transformation, EY

Shannon Connolly

GIS Delivery Executive - Energy Queensland

Deepak Sambhi

Director, Power KPMG

Sarah McNamara

Chief Executive, Australian Energy Council

Tim Nelson

Executive General Manager, Energy Markets, Infigen Energy

Dan Sturrock

Investment Director, ARENA

Tim Buckley

Director of Energy Finance Studies, Australasia at Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA)

Oliver Yates

Non Executive Director, Smart Energy Council

Kevin Hart

Asia Pacific & India Regional Leader, GE Digital Grid Software & GE Country Leader - New Zealand at GE

Libby Dale

Co-Founder, SmartMeasures

Aaron Scott

Country Leader, GE Gas Power

Jessica Venning-Bryan

Chief Customer Officer, Flux Federation

Patrick Hartley

Leader, CSIRO Hydrogen Industry Mission at CSIRO

Richard Jeffery

General Manager Commercial Strategy Delivery at Stanwell Corporation Limited

Neil Roberts

General Manager (Australia), Highview Power

Matthew Fairlie

Vice Chairman, Next Hydrogen

Kumar Padisetti

Senior Managing Partner, FTI Consulting

Lisa McLean

CEO, Open Cities Alliance | Chief Executive Officer, NSW Circular

Tim Ryan

Chief Executive Officer, Ready.Energy

Mike Davis

Network Innovation Manager, Jemena

Caroline Wykamp

Chief Commercial Officer Hydro Tasmania & Director Momentum Energy

Jamal Cheema

Executive General Manager of Intellihub Australia

Andrew Davis

General Manager Strategy and Commercial, Electricity Distribution, Jemena

Richard Porter

Principal Engineer, Simulation, Yokogowa

Nic Reardon

Annual Works Plan Manager, WEL Networks

Javier Cavada

Chief Executive Officer & President, Highview Power

Michael Bradley

Executive General Manager, Retail and Wholesale Markets, Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

Nalin Pahalawaththa

Power Delivery and Integration Lead at Hatch

Dr Robert Simpson

Demand Management Development Manager, Ausgrid

Tracy Deveugle-Frink

Head of Change and Innovation, Western Power

Andrew McConnell

Senior DSO/DERMS Engineer, CitiPower, Powercor & United Energy

Glenn Wood

Head of Telecommunications, TransGrid

Vikram Singh

Lead Advisor Low Carbon Transformation, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Andrew Richards

Chief Executive Officer, Energy Users Association of Australia

Ron Beatty

Principal Adviser, Electricity Authority of New Zealand

John Grimes

Chief Executive, Smart Energy Council | CEO, Australia Solar Council

Dr Glen Currie

Lecturer, University of Melbourne

Mark Bonnar

Managing Director, Southern Cross Venture Partners

Dr Julio Braslavsky

Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO

Matthew Charles-Jones

Community Lead - Renewable Energy, Mondo

James Seymour

CEO, Center for New Energy Technologies (C4NET)

Chris Cunningham

Principal, Covaris

Lachlan O’Neil

Team Leader Energy Data Sciences, CSIRO

Chris Dunstan

Chief Research Officer, Race for 2030 CRC

Lindsay Taylor

Group Business Development Manager, TEN Group (The Energy Network)

Alex Georgiou

Co-Founder and CEO, ShineHub

Luigi Bonadio

Principal/Director, Luigi Bonadio & Associates

Zoltan Kelly

Asset Information Improvement Specialist, Melbourne Water

Ji Hwan Kim

Supervisor, Korea South-East Power CO (KOEN)

Terry Mohn

CEO, General Microgrids

David Prins

Director, Etrog Consulting

Stephanie Bashir

Founder, Nexa Advisory

Frank Zeichner

Chief Executive Officer, IoT Alliance Australia

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