Funding & Implementing
Exploring contracting, funding & best practice models to maximise project outcomes
Conference Date
23rd & 24th August 2016
Novotel Sydney Central
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Exploring contracting, funding & best practice models to maximise project outcomes.
With the enormous amount of pressure on operational budgets in the public sector, energy efficiency and sustainability measures are a proven platform to make substantial savings in operational and energy costs. Many efficiency initiatives pay for themselves through cost savings within a few months or years.

Attend to learn:

  • How to set targets & develop energy efficiency strategies
  • How to develop a business case & determine the best financial model
  • The innovative contract & delivery models to ensure project success
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Key Speakers

Michael Oke
Sustainability Unit Manager
City of Yarra
Matt Power
Group Manager - Energy and Environment
St Vincent’s Health Australia
Andrew Wilson
Energy and Sustainability Manager
University of Queensland
Susan Read
Senior Team Leader, Sustainable Government Team
Office of Environment and Heritage NSW


What People Are Saying

  • “The conference was very informative with great key presenters offering a broad spectrum of knowledge.”

    Pamela Bessette
    Energy Management Coordinator, Council of City of Gold Coast
  • “Great conference, with in depth presentations from a diverse range of local governments. The networking opportunities were invaluable!”

    Kirsty Fikkers
    Corporate & Sustainability Planning Specialist, Coffs Harbour City Council
  • “This was a great conference that brought together leaders in the field of energy efficiency and sustainability in local government. A fabulous opportunity to hear about best practices, insights and learnings from projects, and new and emerging trends.”

    Philip Harrington
    Principal Consultant, Pitt and Sherry


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