Innovation X-Change: Energy Productivity for Manufacturers

Monday 13 August, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne

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Presentations and video

Part A – Boosting energy productivity in food and fibre industries

Session 1: Using energy effectively to cut costs and get better business outcomes

John Bradley, Secretary, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Andrew Richards, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Users Association of Australia

Alan Pears, Senior Industry Fellow, RMIT University

Brad Semmler, Technical Director, Cold Logic

Chair: Angeline Achariya, Chief Executive Officer, Monash Food Innovation Centre


Session 2: Implementation: The business case, financing, support

Jonathan Leake, Director - Business and Built Environment, Sustainability Victoria

Rob Murray-Leach, Head of Policy, Energy Efficiency Council

Peter Haenke, Energy Productivity Manager, Australian Renewable Energy Agency

Yolande Pepperall, Associate Director - Aggregation Partnerships, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Video: Radevski Coolstores

Video: Nu Fruit

Chair: Paul Murfitt - Director Energy Efficiency, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning


Part B – Transforming energy in industry

Session 3: Transformative technology: Impacts for industry

Christopher Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Climate-KIC Australia

Jonathan Jutsen, Chair; Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity

Louise Vickery, formerly Senior Program Manager, International Energy Agency

Tim Pratt, Regional Sales Manager, Schneider Electric

                Video: MCG

Chair: Christopher Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Climate-KIC Australia


Session 4: Transforming industry: Digititalisation for Industry 4.0

Tennant Reed, Principal National Advisor – Public Policy, AiGroup

Andrew Scott, Head of Technology, Telstra Chief Technology Office

Michael Bellstedt, Managing Director, MINUS 40

Nico Adams, Director - Factory of the Future, Swinburne University of Technology

Chair: Mirjana Prica, Managing Director, Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL)


The Innovation X-Change was supported by the Victorian Government.