2019 AEBN NATIONAL CONFERENCE: ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY – New Laws, Compliance, Funding across Australia for Business in 2019: March 1, 2019

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:  

The Honourable Lily D’Ambrosio 
Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change (Victoria)

Dr Cathy Wilkinson, CEO EPA Victoria

Prof Mark Howden – a Vice Chair, IPCC  and 
Director of Climate Change Institute, ANU

 

Presenting at

 

2019 AEBN NATIONAL CONFERENCE –  
ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY  

New Laws, Compliance and Funding from across Australia for Business in 2019 

PLAN FOR 2019

Presented by the

Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

www.aebn.com.au

In association with

Proud Principal Partner – Russell Kennedy Lawyers

Russell Kennedy Lawyers1 March 2019  –  
8.45am for 9.00am to 4.30pm
Venue:  Conference Rooms, Russell Kennedy Lawyers, L12, 469 La Trobe Street Melbourne

PLAN FOR 2019: 
A FOCUS ON CHANGES EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 12 MONTHS ON LAWS AND COMPLIANCE OBLIGATIONS FROM ACROSS AUSTRALIA:   A Conference for Industry, Business and Councils

Covering:  Federal, VIC, NSW, QLD, SA, WA, NT, ACT and TAS jurisidications

 

A number of significant changes from across Australia on environmental laws are currently taking place and are scheduled for released in 2019.  In particular, as a result of an overhaul of environmental laws in Victoria, new environmental Regulations for Victoria will be released in 2019.  With this, as well as other significant changes throughout Australia, businesses will be required to change the way they manage their organisation’s environmental…obligations and responsibilities.   

To assist you, the Australian Environment Business Network’s (AEBN) together with proud Principal Partner, Russell Kennedy Lawyers have scheduled the forthcoming 2019 AEBN National Conference:  Environment, Climate Change and Energy to provide details of the changes expected OVER THE NEXT 12 MONTHS on environmental laws and compliance from across Australia; the latest science on climate change; new energy developments and funding for business in 2019.  

We are pleased to announce our Keynote Speakers:

  • The Hon Lily D’Ambrosio – Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change; 
  • Dr Cathy Wilkinson – new CEO EPA Victoria;  and
  • Prof Mark Howden, a Vice Chair IPCC and Director of Climate Change at ANU.  

The Conference will provide an all-round perspective by key Regulators,  leading environmental lawyers – Russell Kennedy,  environment,  climate change and  energy experts – to assist you in understanding IF, HOW and WHEN change should be implemented within your business operations. 

The Conference will be held at 8.45am for 9.00am to 4.30pm on Friday 1 March 2019 at the Conference Rooms, Russell Kennedy Lawyers, L12, 469 La Trobe Street, Melbourne. 

The Conference is designed for industry, business and councils across Australia to PLAN FOR 2019!

 

PROGRAM

Climate Change:

  • The latest science on Climate Change

Federal:

  • A legal perspective on the changes to Commonwealth environmental compliance for businesses in 2019
  • The state of play of the Federal and State governments’ energy programs and policies in Australia
  • Business considerations relating to renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate change
  • Trends of improvements implemented by industries and businesses to save on energy costs and lower emissions
  • Managing carbon compliance obligations of industries and businesses in 2019
  • Other considerations to assist businesses in the energy space

Victoria:  NEW DIRECTIONS AND LAWS ON ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE FOR VICTORIA

  • The new Victorian Government’s position on energy, environment and climate change 
  • New Directions of EPA Victoria;  EPA’s new expectations of industry and business relating to new laws, reporting, compliance, enforcement and penalties in 2019
  • Details of new environmental laws for businesses with operations in Victoria  
  • A legal perspective on –
    • the risks to businesses relating to new Victorian environmental laws, the new expectations of EPA Victoria towards businesses and the new enforcement…
    • and more…

New South Wales:

  • 2019 key priorities of NSW EPA and its expectation of industry and business over the next 12 months
  • Details of NSW EPA’s new compliance policies
  • Details of new laws for businesses to ensure compliance, including –
    • New NSW Waste Regulations – and what this will mean to businesses
    • and more…

Queensland:

  • Details of new Queensland environmental compliance obligations in 2019 for businesses, including –
    • New Regulations for waste facilities including the new QLD Waste levy
    • Legislative reforms for resources sector
    • New QLD Bill that compels a polluter to notify the public of any health risks associated with their pollution; 
    • QLD Regulator’s new key priority focus and initiatives for 2019, and 
      much more…

South Australia:

  • 2019 directions of EPA SA, programs and initiatives available to organisations
  • Details of the Amendments to the Environment Protection Act – what will this mean to businesses with operations in SA
  • New SA Waste Reforms – update
  • Details of other key changes expected in 2019 for businesses

WA | NT | TAS | ACT: 

  • A legal perspective of details of key environmental compliance changes for businesses covering the Commonwealth, WA, NT, TAS and ACT

Funding and Grants from across Australia.


PRESENTERS

  • KEYNOTE:   The Honourable Lily D’Ambrosio – Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change
  • KEYNOTE:   Dr Cathy Wilkinson – CEO, EPA Victoria
  • KEYNOTE:   Prof Mark Howden – Vice Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Director of Climate Change Institute, Australian National University (ANU)

  • FACILITATOR:   Annette Rush, Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
  • Tina Khoury – CEO Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
  • Stefan Fiedler – Principal, Russell Kennedy Lawyers
  • Gilles Walgenwitz – General Manager, Energy and Carbon Markets, Energetics
  • Mark Gifford – Acting Chair & CEO, NSW EPA (Invited)
  • Geoff Robson – Executive Director, Environment Policy and Planning, QLD Dept of Environment and Science (DES)
  • Tiana Nairn – Waste Reform Program Manager, Policy, EPA SA
  • Gabrielle Guthrie – Principal, Guthrie Legal
  • Natalija Baban – Consultant, Ndevr Environmental 


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REGISTER to attend the 2019 AEBN National Conference.


AEBN MEMBER NETWORKING DRINKS – 
1 March 2019

Proud Principal Partner – Russell Kennedy Lawyers

Russell Kennedy Lawyers


The Conference will conclude with AEBN Member Networking Drinks from 4.30pm to 5.30pm on 1 March 2019 at the Conference Rooms, Russell Kennedy Lawyers, L12, 469 La Trobe Street, Melbourne.  

The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with proud Principal Partner, Russell Kennedy Lawyers invites all AEBN Members, including delegates attending the 2019 AEBN National Conference on 1 March 2019, to attend the forthcoming AEBN Member Networking Drinks.  This is an excellent opportunity for Members and delegates to catch up with friends and meet new contacts in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.   

The AEBN wishes to sincerely thank proud Principal Partner, Russell Kennedy Lawyers.

No charge to attend AEBN Member Networking Drinks.

Click REGISTER to attend AEBN Member Networking Drinks.

 

 

DETAILS

Event:
2019 AEBN NATIONAL CONFERENCE: ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY – New Laws, Compliance, Funding across Australia for Business in 2019: March 1, 2019
Date:
March 1, 2019 8:45 AM
End:
March 1, 2019 4:30 PM
Presented by:
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
Updated:
January 22, 2019
Venue:
RUSSELL KENNEDY LAWYERS.
Address:
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Conference Rooms, Russell Kennedy Lawyers, L12, 469 La Trobe St,, MELBOURNE, Australia
Members:
$496 AEBN Member and Russell Kennedy Lawyers clientele
Non-member:
$575 early bird til 20 Jan'19; $590
Sponsor:
RUSSELL KENNEDY LAWYERS
Parking:
Early bird parking surrounds the venue
Public Transport:
Train: Flagstaff Station; Trams: Trams run along La Trobe St, William St, Bourke St, Melbourne
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