Day Two

08:15
Registration and welcome coffee
09:00
Opening remarks from the Chair

Lisa France
Director of Natural Gas Resources, Australia-Asia
Hatch

REGULATION AND POLICY REQUIREMENTS TO STABILISE THE NATIONAL GAS MARKET
09:10
MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS: How the QLD government is helping to stimulate supply and stabilise the East Coast gas market

The Hon. Anthony Lynham MP
Minister for Natural Resources and Mines
Queensland Government

09:20
Insights into the COAG Gas Market reform process and upcoming work
  • Examining the reform program and role of Gas Market Reform Group
  • Understanding the negotiation, arbitration and information disclosure framework
  • Trading in capacity and hub services going forward
     

Dr Michael Vertigan
Chair
COAG Gas Market Reform

09:50
Examining Australia’s 5 year gas supply and demand outlook
  • Production and exports - forecasts and expectations for the next 5 years
  • Identifying underlying pressures and considerations impacting market trends
  • Considering production of LNG for international sale and national impacts
  • Analysing the Impacts and relevance of ADGSM to the supply chain

 

Tim Bradley
Economic Advice Service
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

10:20
Panel Discussion: Creating a situation where the gas market can continue to support industry

Australia is on the cusp on a national economic security emergency. Large-scale investment will disappear from Australia in manufacturing and potentially mining and agriculture if the gas shortage is not resolved

  • What are alternate solutions to improve industry response to an uncertain domestic gas market?
  • Predicting possible solutions and scenarios to an uncertain future
  • End users – what are their experiences? Are they seeking new services?

Panel Moderator:

Lisa France
Director of Natural Gas Resources, Australia-Asia
Hatch

Panellists:

Peter Dobney
General Manager Resources and Energy
Orora Group

Andrew Richards 
Chief Executive Officer 
Energy Users Association of Australia

Ben Eade
Executive Director
Manufacturing Australia

11:00
Morning tea
THE ROLE OF GAS IN MOVING TOWARDS A ZERO CARBON ENERGY SECTOR
11:30
The role of gas infrastructure in reaching a zero carbon energy sector
  • The challenge of decarbonising heat and transport as well as electricity
  • Road map to a zero carbon gas network through hydrogen and biogas
  • Examining AGIG’s progress and challenges
     

Ben Wilson
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Gas Industry Group

12:00
Reliable energy - the role of gas
  • Gas - a retailer’s perspective
  • How gas supports affordable, reliable and cleaner supplies of energy for customers
  • What’s working, what needs fixing and what EnergyAustralia is doing about it
     

Mark Collette
Head of Energy 
EnergyAustralia

12:30
Accommodating Australia’s future energy mix
  • Balancing reliability of electricity supply with lower carbon emission requirements
  • Gas-fired generation re-imagined
  • Hydro and gas as energy storage partners
     

Gordon Wymer 
Chief Financial Officer 
SnowyHydro

13:00
Networking lunch
14:00
An equity markets view of the domestic gas market
  • The equity market’s view of how we got here, who caused it and who can fix it
  • What are the costs, and who can fund, new projects in Australia?
  • A view on why importing LNG may be favourable for both gas consumers and producers

Mark Samter
Director 
Credit Suisse

POLICY AND REFORMS DRIVING PROGRESSIVE STRATEGIES
14:30
Examining the reforms to gas rule changes
  • Identifying opportunities to improve market transparency and liquidity
  • Prioritising consumer and market strategies through demand management incentives
  • Assessing the impact of the export industry and government responses to that
     

Chantelle Bramley 
Executive General Manager of Strategy and Economics 
AEMC

15:00
Analysing the broader implications of the moratorium on fracking in WA
  • Highlighting the short and long term ramifications
  • Lessons we can learn from international experiences in similar circumstances
  • Alternative solutions to the moratorium
  • Meeting demand through considering import terminals
  • Determing possible alternative solutions to encourage progress in the market
     

Reg Howard Smith
Managing Executive 
Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia

15:30
Afternoon tea
16:00
Strategies and improvements for disrupting the Australian energy market
  • Analysing the Gas Bulletin Board and considerations from short term trading markets
  • AEMO's perspective on the execution of the ADGSM
  • Balancing the value of energy and distribution costs to meet consumer expectations
     

Peter Geers
Executive General Manager, Markets 
AEMO

16:30
Panel Discussion: Policy and regulation as an enabler to security in the domestic gas market
  • How would the implementation of an Australian gas reservation affect the domestic gas market?
  • What policy and regulation could be implemented across the supply chain to better support the gas market?
  • What are the next steps to the development of a more stable, sustainable market?
     

Panel Moderator:
Lisa France 

Director of Natural Gas Resources, Australia-Asia
Hatch

Panellists:
Matthew Warren 

Chief Executive Officer
Australian Energy Council

The Hon. Colin Barnett
Former Premier and Member for Cottesloe
WA Government

Steve Davies
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Pipeline and Gas Association

17:10
Closing remarks from the Chair and drawing of lucky door prize
17:20
End of Day Two