Technology Innovation: Energising Australia

On 11 May 2016, the faculty co-hosted an event with the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering for local alumni and the broader tech innovation community. The event was kindly hosted by Arup.

Energising Australia
Moderated by Professor Tony Vassallo, Delta Electricity Chair in Sustainable Energy Development at the University, our panellists shared their insights on the current and future energy opportunities for Australia; touching on sustainability, storage and current policy. Our audience offered robust debate and discussion throughout the panel event. Panellists included:

  • Dr Lachlan Blackhall, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Reposit Power
  • David Hind, Chairman, Barefoot Power
  • Dr Susan Pond AM FTSE, Chairman of the Australian Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
  • Professor Joe Dong, Director for the Sydney Energy Internet Research Institute, The University of Sydney

This event was part of the faculty’s ongoing Technology Innovation Series.

To register your interest in attending the upcoming Technology Innovation events in Sydney and London, contact

Photos from the event