What is the best use of Tasmania’s renewable energy resource to drive economic growth?

Date: February 19, 2015
Time: 7.15 am - 9.00 am


The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania
Marieville Esplanade; Battery Point


This breakfast event features a panel discussion between government, academic and industry leaders about the opportunities for Tasmania with our 100% renewable energy resources and whether we should be using it primarily to attract new business or to export as a commodity.

This is the first event in the “Engineering a Better Tasmania” series and aims to engage the “movers and shakers” in the industry with high-quality speakers and current topics around how engineers can address key challenges and opportunities for the Tasmanian economy.

The Panel will be facilitated by Dr Brent Jackson, Executive General Manager – Public Affairs and Marketing at Engineers Australia.

Panel Speakers include:

Hon. Paul Harriss MP – Minister for State Growth

Associate Professor Mark Diesendorf – Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Stephen Davy – CEO, Hydro Tasmania

Tony Wood – Energy Program Director, Grattan Institute

TICKETS (incl. GST) Members & Students $55 Non-members $85

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 5.00pm on 12 February



For further information contact: Events Coordinator – Anne Newton Phone: (03) 6218 1903 Email: tasevents@engineersaustralia.org.au

Event audience: Adults