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2015 Climate Alliance National Conference

  • Karstens Conference Centre 123 Queen Street Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia (map)

Theme: Stranded Assets in the Fossil Fuel Industry - Implications for Australian Business and Company Directors

Dr John Hewson, former politician and businessman will be the Keynote speaker. He will address the implications of this issue on the Australian investment industry.

Sarah Barker, Special Counsel at Minter Ellison will address the potential liability for company directors.

Tim Buckley is an experienced industry analyst and he will speak about the outlook for the first potential victim of this issue - Australian coal exports.

Alex Frankel, experienced communications strategist will address the coming transition to clean energy.
In addition, Climate Alliance will also announce the winners of the 2015 Leadership Awards. The awards recognise Australian business leaders and organisations that have demonstrated leadership by addressing the opportunities or risks presented by climate change. Four categories of business leadership awards are available:

  • Board Leadership of the Year
  • Business Leader of the Year
  • Innovator/Exporter of the Year
  • Company Secretary of the Year

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