Program Schedule

Note: The electronic program below is the most up to date source of program information – last updated on May 2019 and subject to change. 

In a market that is experiencing the most disruptive period in a generation, the APPEA 2019 Conference Program will drive in-depth discussion and debate for the industry and its leaders with the theme – Navigating the future. International experts and Australian industry leaders will provide up-to-date analysis, case studies and technical know-how on the big issues facing our industry. Politicians, executives and analysts will discuss the policy concerns confronting us. Combined with an array of business networking events, APPEA 2019 is the place to form new partnerships and strengthen existing  ones.

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28 May
11:00 am 12:30 pm
PLENARY SESSION: The future’s not what it used to be—the new energy landscape
Great Hall
Rapid and sustained change is a feature of the global energy system. This transformation is driven by the rise of new and growing sources of demand on Australia’s doorstep in Asia, the falling cost of cleaner energy sources, the rise of new technologies and the growth (and resilience) of the US shale industry.
The future is truly not what it used to be. How does the industry succeed in this new future, meeting the needs of our own markets in Australia and also the growing energy needs in our region?
Session Facilitator
Jennifer Hewett, National Affairs Columnist, The Australian Financial Review
IEA perspectives on the global energy landscape
Paul Simons, Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Unlocking Australia’s natural advantage
Peter Coleman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Woodside
The role of gas in transforming energy
Frank Calabria, Chief Executive Officer, Origin Energy
No guarantees — setting Australian Energy Policy for 2040
Matt Rennie, Senior Partner, EY

APPEA Conference and Exhibition 2019
Principal Sponsors