Day one of the two-day conference saw John O'Brien, Managing Director of Australian Cleantech, open the conference with an address that highlighted the importance of the event to the industry.
Mr O’Brien took to the stage again later that day with a presentation on how to attract funding from Asian investors to finance clean technology innovation.
Day one also featured a number of panel sessions which brought together industry experts to discuss sustainable investment in clean technology and sourcing profitable clean technology opportunities.
To conclude the first day, delegates attended the launch of the Australian Cleantech Network into the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA).Article continues below…
At the launch, delegates had the opportunity to network with fellow attendees over drinks. They were also able to harness the benefits of international collaboration through the Cluster network, and gain exposure to investors and new markets.
Day two commenced with an opening address from Lisa Wade, Executive Director of Climate Change Investment Management, followed by presentations from Benjamin Taube, Chairman, GCCA, and Dr Peter Adriaens, Director, GCCA, on global trends in clean technology investment.
Following a networking lunch, the program concluded with a panel discussion on how to develop a low-carbon fund incorporating clean technology for sustainable returns.