Mon 6th Feb

8:00 am

EXPO open

Free coffee at coffee cart

Mon 6th Feb

9:00 am


Karin Stark, Conference Founder / Director Farm Renewables Consulting

Mon 6th Feb

9:10 am



Mon 6th Feb

9:20 am


Superpower Transformation and the role of the regions.

-Ross Garnaut

Mon 6th Feb


Morning tea

Mon 6th Feb

10.30 am

Farmer Showcase Part 1

At a farm scale

Off grid wine maker from Ballarat, Victoria.

-Michael Unwin

Berrybank piggery converting pig manure to power.

Panel Q&A

-Jock Charles


Mon 6th Feb


The national energy transition -

Defining farmers roles in decarbonising the grid.

Mon 6th Feb

11.50 am

A taster

- Navigating certificate schemes (in break-out 3)

Gemma Clement, Green Energy Trading

Mon 6th Feb

11.55 am

Energy storage – technologies and applications

Glenn Platt, Emergent Group

12.15 pm

12.15 pm


Mon 6th Feb

1.15 – 2.30 pm

Breakout sessions

The national energy transition – Large scale renewables

  • Community owned energy
  • Best practice benefit sharing
  • Strange bedfellows: the opportunities and court battles when renewable energy and farm succession planning share a bed
  • Renewable Energy Zone developments

Kim Mallee, Community Power Agency

Claire Booth, C.O.Booth Law and Advisory

Energy Co

Bioenergy (on a farm scale)

Case studies

Elizabeth Lewis-Gray

Gaia EnviroTech

More to come

Financing and carbon farming –

Navigating certificate schemes (Green Energy Trading – Gemma Clement)

More to come

Mon 6th Feb

2.30 pm

Future vehicles and fuels panel

Stephanie Gersekowski, John Deere – Product Systems Manager

Michael Longhurst – Electric Ute conversion

Agrifutures rep

Mon 6th Feb

3.15 pm


– what are the opportunities for agriculture panel discussion

Mon 6th Feb

4:00 pm

Sponsor spot

Mon 6th Feb

4:10 pm

Farmer Showcase part 2 Controlled microgrids

Mon 6th Feb

4:25 pm

Close, evaluation

Mon 6th Feb

4.30 pm – 8.00 pm

Networking wine and canape light dinner