Emissions Reduction Seminar

Tuesday 27 August 2019 8:30am-12:30pm
The Melbourne Hotel, Karringal Ballroom

Increasingly State and Federal Governments are seeking to translate their commitments to climate change and emissions reduction targets into the Australian regulatory framework. This seminar will assess the challenges and likely impacts on mineral exploration and mining project development. The speakers will outline the Government's plans for Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction and Carbon Farming. Industry leaders will explain how they are adapting and implementing strategies and future technologies to meet their challenges. Don't miss this very important seminar. 

Program

8:30 am AMEC Welcome
Warren Pearce, Chief Executive Officer, AMEC
  WA Energy Policy
Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations
  Carbon Farming in Western Australia: Strategy and Projects
Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC, Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Ports
  Update on the State Climate Policy
Mike Rowe, Director General, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation
  Greenhouse Gas Emissions Guidance
Dr Tom Hatton, Chair, Environmental Protection Authority
  Opportunities for the Emissions Reduction Fund and Climate Solutions Fund in WA
Shayleen Thompson, Executive General Manager, Clean Energy Regulator
10:20 am MORNING BREAK 
10:40 am Greenhouse Gases – why are we including it in EIA and what does it mean for my project?
Kristy Sell, Managing Director, MBS Environmental
  Carbon Farming - Managing Risk for Explorers
Hayley McNamara, Principal, Mining Access Legal
  IGO: Being proactively green – steps to reduce our emissions
Matt Dusci, Chief Operating Officer, Independence Group
  Fortescue Metals Case Study
Tim Langmead, Director Community, Environment and Government
  Technology developments supporting emissions reduction - Applications in mining
Mark Thomson, Expert, McKinsey & Company
  Q&A Panel Session 
  AMEC Close

AMEC would like to thank our Event Sponsor

 

Speakers

   

Hon Bill Johnston MLA, 
Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations


Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Ports

Dr Tom Hatton, 
Chair, Environmental Protection Authority
 
Mike Rowe, Director General, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation 

Kristy Sell, Managing Director, MBS Environmental 

Hayley McNamara, Principal, 
Mining Access Legal

Tim Langmead, Director Community, Environment and Government, Fortescue Metals Group

Mark Thomson, Expert,
McKinsey & Company

Shayleen Thompson, Executive General Manager. Clean Energy Regulator
 
Matt Dusci, Chief Operating Officer, Independence Group