MEI Symposium 2020

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The Melbourne Energy Institute’s annual Symposium was held as a virtual event on Friday 11 December 2020.

MEI was honoured to have Dr Alan Finkel AO, Australia’s Chief Scientist, open the Symposium with a pre-recorded presentation moderated by MEI Director Michael Brear, as well as topical keynotes for each of MEI's four research program areas:

Pivoting to the future: the 2020 Low Emissions Technology Statement
Dr Alan Finkel AO, Australia’s Chief Scientist

Why do we not know what the future energy system will look like, and how do we get there?
Professor Mark O’Malley, University College Dublin, Ireland 

From business as usual to a clean energy transition: how is the private sector responding to climate risk?
Professor Jacqueline Peel, Professor of Law, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne

Accelerating the path to zero carbon flight
Professor Rob Miller FRAeS, Professor of Aerothermal Technology, Cambridge University

Advancing the export of cleaner energy from Australia
Professor Eric May, CEO and Managing Director, Future Energy Exports



The MEI Symposium 2020 is hosted online through Zoom. We ask that you register for the research program you would like to attend by clicking on the registration link below. Register now to secure your spot.

Opening Plenary session

Stream 1:
Energy Systems (AM)

Environment and Resources (PM)

Stream 2:
Power Generation and Transport (AM)

Hydrogen and Clean Fuels (PM)

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