Global Smart Energy Summit 2020 Event Summary

On Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 September 2020 the Smart Energy Council and partners the Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation and Zoom delivered an amazing lineup of international and local industry and political leaders in exploring ways to tackle the economic and climate crises simultaneously.

The biggest online energy event this year, we are excited to share the highlights here and also to provide access to session recordings from the links below.


Click here for ALL recordings from DAY 1

Click here for ALL recordings from DAY 2



We've collated a list of some of the stand out speeches from both days below, including:

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull and Mark Carney discuss Australia in a global context, facilitated by Pilita Clark

Dan Ilic talks climate with Osher Günsberg and Mike Cannon-Brookes

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama gives a Pacific perspective

Audrey Zibelman on the new Integrated System Plan, rebuilding the system with a very different technology in a planned way

Bill McKibben reflects on the year of "I can't breathe"

Professor Jeffrey Sachs highlights the urgent need for significant climate action


Laura Williamson, Partnership Development, REN21. Full presentation available - Click here

Rt Hon Kwasi Karteng MP, UK Minister Business, Energy and Clean Growth. Full presentation available - Click here

Click here for all recordings from Day 1


Mark Carney, UN Climate Envoy & Finance Advisor, COP26. Full presentation available soon - Click here

Malcolm Turnbull, 29th Australian Prime Minister. Full presentation available soon - Click here

Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji

A very powerful message about the need for smart solutions, from the Prime Minster of Fiji. To watch the full presentation - Click here

Professor Warwick McKibbin AO, Vice Chancellor's Chair in Public Policy & Director, Centre for Macroeconomic Analysis, ANU. Full presentation available soon - Click here

Click here for all recordings from Day 2