Friday morning (10:00-12:00):
Social License and Automation Workshop
Audience: ExCo and Selected experts
Expert speakers discuss challenges concerning social license and automation in Australia and other jurisdictions. Topics covered will include a review of key trials, lessons from other sectors, and lessons for international and Australian stakeholders.
Friday afternoon: (14:00-17:00)
User-Centred Energy Systems: Promises and Possibilities
Audience: ExCo, key Australian stakeholders, selected experts and policymakers
What does a shift to ‘user-centred’ energy systems mean for users? What about energy suppliers, policymakers, networks, and retailers? This event will bring together key Australian and international stakeholders to discuss how a greater focus on end-users provides new opportunities and challenges. The interactive event will involve a mix of expert panels featuring local and international experts, and close with a public lecture by David Shipworth.
Friday evening: sunset social drinks overlooking Bondi Beach
UNSW is well connected to the city and close to Cogee beach.
On the beach at Coogee:
Crowne Plaza Coogee (undergoing renovation during meeting), Dive Hotel (a small casual hotel) or Coogee Sands Hotel and Apartments (use the 370 bus to get from Coogee to UNSW High St Gate 3).
Small, affordable hotels in Randwick near UNSW:
One of https://www.sydneylodges.com/accommodation/randwick.html (Perouse, Alison, Randwick and Avoca lodges).