Integrating Research Cluster Integrating Sustainability Sustainability Research Cluster A research cluster of the University of Adelaide Emissions Trading - New Market Developments and Opportunities Dr Tony Beck, Australasian Emissions Trading Forum Tony, in his role as coordinator of the forum, provides Emissions Trading an information service and business network for companies and agencies that have an interest in national and international emissions trading Seminar developments and opportunities. In his presentation Tony will outline recent developments in emissions markets and how these are providing new opportunities for Australian businesses. Particular attention will be given to the growing opportunities in the Asia- A seminar to discuss Pacific region associated with the Clean Development Mechanism. mechanisms to take advantage of carbon trading opportunities Designing a National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme James White, National Emissions Trading Taskforce When: 3.00 – 5.00 pm James currently works in the New South Wales Wednesday Greenhouse Office where he provides secretariat support to the Taskforce. He previously worked in the New 25 October 2006 Zealand Climate Change Programme, where he prepared a national interest analysis setting out the possible impacts, advantages and disadvantages of New Zealand's proposed ratification of the Kyoto Protocol. Venue: National Wine Centre In his talk he will discuss the role of the National Emissions North Terrace Adelaide Trading Task force, key features of a possible scheme design as outlined in the discussion paper Possible Design for a National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme and consultation and further work by the taskforce. The University of Adelaide is presenting this seminar for those interested in learning Legal Mechanisms for Protecting Vegetation Planted to Sequester Carbon more about mechanisms for Paul Leadbeter, Norman Waterhouse Lawyers carbon trading and how those in Paul is a Partner with Norman Waterhouse. He has extensive experience in environmental law and has the market can take advantage recently been involved in negotiating and drafting a number of Forest Property Agreements for Australian of these mechanisms. Carbon Biosequestration Initiative Ltd. The Forest Property Act 2000 came into operation in South Australia in November 2001. Emitters of carbon dioxide are entering into Forest Property Agreements with Drinks will be provided landowners to plant indigenous trees to offset the carbon dioxide produced by their activities. Paul will discuss the afterwards and we would like to nature of the legal arrangements that are not only enabling the sequestering of carbon but also the revegetation of invite you to stay to meet the previously cleared land. speakers Carbon Commerce Terry Teoh, Pacific Hydro All Welcome Terry is Development Manager in South Australia and in this role is responsible for setting and delivering Pacific Hydro’s state-level business objectives. Wind and geothermal development are core activities for the company Bookings essential for catering Terry will talk about carbon commerce from the purposes: please contact perspective of an Australian renewable energy company firstname.lastname@example.org whose core business is electricity generation. Two case studies will be presented showing how emissions markets or phone 8303 3952 can be leveraged to build business value, an international example under the Clean Development Mechanism and a domestic example of geothermal energy.