4th Energy Future Conference 

27 - 29 May 2020
Colombo Theatre, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Energy for a circular economy, making use of every resource

The 4th Energy Future Conference and Exhibition to be held from 27 to 29 May 2020 in Colombo theatre at UNSW, will bring together scientist, engineers, academia, investors, industry, and policymakers to discuss the latest advances in energy technology and re-think business as usual to develop a new economy based on untapped resources including renewables.

The 4th Conference series will consist of a number of themes toward this goal on:

The conference will also be the framework for:

  • the International Symposium on Capacitor Advancement focusing on supercapacitor

  • and the official launch of the International French-Australian Research Network on Energy Conversion and Storage (IRN-FACES). The Network is a framework for innovation on energy materials and their integration into functional system between eight CNRS French laboratories, accompanied by their supporting universities, and four Australian universities. As part of this inaugural launch, IRN-FACES will host its first Doctoral Training School (25 - 29 May 2020)

  • Early Career Researchers (ECR) in Energy Symposium

The 4th Energy Future conference is also the home of the Energy Industry Innovation Day on the 29 May 2020 focusing on the topic::

Hydrogen: Should Australia pursue a future as a bulk export superpower? 

Join the thought leaders, industry experts, academia to discuss the latest technology in energy industry. We hope to see you in Sydney in May 2020!​

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission : please contact secretariat

  • Early bird registration deadline: 30 March 2020

  • Conference dates: 27- 29 May 2020

  • Innovation in Energy Industry Day:   29 May 2020

  • IRN-FACES Training School: 25-29 May 2020

  • ECR in Energy Symposium: 29 May 2020

Speakers Highlights

Plenary Speaker

Professor Nate Lewis

Prof Nate Lewis

California Institute of Technology (USA)

Title of talk: TBA

Plenary Speaker

Prof Paolo Fornasiero

University of Trieste (Italy)

Title of talk: 

Smart Catalysts and Today’s Energy and Environmental Challenges

Plenary Speaker

Prof Linda Nazar

University of Waterloo, Ontario (Canada)

Title of talk:

Enhancing Ion Transport in Solids and at Interfaces for All-Solid-State Lithium and Sodium Energy Storage Batteries

Plenary Speaker

Prof Akihiko Kudo

Tokyo University of Science (Japan)

Title of talk: TBA



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