Energy Public Forum

Victoria’s Energy Future: Prospects and Challenges October 2013

Wednesday 23 October, 6.30 pm- 8.00pm at Museum Victoria

The subject of Victoria’s energy options is such an important one for us all. Every day we are confronted with household and business decisions arising from the economic and environmental costs of our seemingly insatiable thirst for energy. Some choices are inevitable.

This forum provided an opportunity for Victorians to inform themselves about this ongoing community debate.

Dr William (Bill) Birch AM, President

6.30pm Opening Remarks
  President of RSV, Dr Bill Birch and Chair Mr Rob Gell
6.35- 6.55pm Overview of Global/ National picture of energy resources
  Mr Tony Wood, Grattan Institute, Melbourne
6.45- 7.15pm Overview of Victoria`s energy resources
  Professor Mike Sandiford, Melbourne Energy Institute
7.15-7.35pm A Local view, Hepburn wind community
  Mr Simon Holmes-a-court, Director of Embark Project
7.35-8.00pm Panel discussion
  Chair: Mr Rob Gell, Executive Director bhive Group Pty Ltd
8.00pm Closing Remarks.