This special event brings together experts with people from the Sunshine Coast community to talk about how we can build a vision for the future of our region.
Hear from energy experts and community change agents about global trends in energy and pathways to enable our region to diversify and thrive that won’t cost the earth.
Find out how we can develop regional plans that will ensure a strong diverse economy long into the future, protecting our key assets of land and water whilst maximising new opportunities in renewable energy and other emerging industries.
Tim Buckley: finance expert from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis who will discuss trends in global energy demand and the scale of predicted declines in thermal coal and growth in renewable energy
Wendy Farmer: community campaigner from the Latrobe Valley, Victoria, who will talk about new community ventures and economic diversification in her region in response to the closure of the Hazelwood power station
Ellie Smith: will present an outline of the Plan to Grow initiative in Queensland which seeks to protect our key land and water assets from resource activities and to capitalise on new opportunities in renewable energy and other emerging industries.
- October 17, 2019 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm
CQ Uni Noosa Campus
90 Goodchap St
Noosaville, QLD 4566
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