Institute Events

EPIA Briefing, 8 August 2013 : Guest speaker - Randa Fahmy Hudome

International guest speaker Ms Randa Fahmy Hudome of Fahmy Hudome International, government relations consultants of Washington DC shared her views on: 

  • The geopolitics of US energy independence.
  • How the US is managing the controversy over unconventional gas production and what Australia can learn from US experience.
  • The implications of US exports of LNG for global and Australian gas markets.
  • How the US is moving ahead with integration of its energy security and climate policies.

An internationally recognised expert in energy policy and Middle East/North Africa market access, Randa has more than twenty-five years of legal and public policy experience, including service in both the executive and legislative branches of the United States Government.

Randa is a former US Associate Deputy Secretary of Energy, and has served as the Department of Energy’s representative to the Paris-based International Energy Agency.

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Following Randa’s presentation there was a wide-ranging panel discussion and Q&A session involving three leading Australian energy industry figures.

Program:

4.30 pm   

Opening remarks by Robert Pritchard, Executive Director, Energy Policy Institute of Australia

4.40 pm Presentation by Randa Fahmy Hudome
5.10 pm

Panel discussion and Q&A with ..

  • Keith Orchison, Principal of Coolibah Consulting
  • Lyall Howard, Policy Director NSW, APPEA
  • Sam Maresh, Manager Government Relations NSW, Rio Tinto
6.00 pm Close followed by a reception and informal discussions with Ms Fahmy Hudome and the panellists

Acknowledgment: The EPIA deeply appreciates the generosity of Rio Tinto Energy and the University of Queensland Energy Initiative in sponsoring Ms Fahmy Hudome’s visit to Australia. The EPIA also appreciates the generosity of King & Wood Mallesons in providing the venue for her Sydney presentation.

Venue:                 King & Wood Mallesons, Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney

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"Australia Facing Decarbonisation: Policies, Technologies, Timing and Costs"

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Registration to this event also includes complimentary admission to a follow up Roundtable on "System Costs of Decarbonisation" with the William Magwood, Director General, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) on Thursday 28 February in Sydney. (Information in brochure below)

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Policy Papers

Policy Paper 2/19 "One judgment brings upheaval for energy and climate policy in Australia"

Author: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director, EPIA

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Policy Paper 1/19 "Why no Energy Policy?"

Author: John McDonnell, Principal, McDonnell Policy Analysis

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Public Policy Papers: A compendium of Key Points (to February 2019) 

Since May 2013 the Institute has published 23 Public Policy Papers.

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Public Policy Papers : A Compendium of Key Points (Aug 2016)

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Since May 2013 the Institute has published twelve Public Policy Papers.

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Author: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director, EPIA

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Submission to the Department of the Environment and Energy on its Public Consultation Paper:

“Underwriting New Generation Investments.” (October 2018)

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Policy Research Note: "The Likely Viability of Nuclear Power in Australia"

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A Preliminary Commentary on the Collapse of the National Energy Guarantee

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The Institute’s submission to the COAG Energy Council, August 2016.

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