• 2022's Theme

    NetZero by 2050

  • 2022 Recap

    Thank you to everyone who attended! It was wonderful to see so many people come together to discuss sustainability on the Central Coast. We are so excited to see the positive changes that have come from our event and the projects that have been inspired by it. We hope you all enjoyed the night and we look forward to seeing you at our next event!

  • 2022 Speakers

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    Hydrogen's Place in a Clean Future

    Sam is the principal scientist at Star Scientific, a research organisation that has developed a catalyst that greatly simplifies the equipment required to generate heat from Hydrogen. Sam is now working on the commercialisation of this technology and as such has a broad and deep understanding of the opportnities for Hydrogen as Australia transitions to a renewable energy superpower.


    In this talk Sam will share his views on the opportunities that are developing for hydrogen and how he see's it being applied in the transition from our current carbon based economy.

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     Sustainable Sells

    Barbara is CEO of Milestone Bellanova, a Central Coast based marketing firm that works with clients to ensure the perception aligns with the messaging and creatively delivers the appropriate messaging to the appropriate market. This provides clients with a sustainable relationship with their customers on which to grow their enterprise. Barbara and her team has helped business grow from sole traders to national 1st in category and supports many well known brands.


    Barbara will share how sustainability has become a driving force in customer engagement and how she positions her clients to avoid green wash and build genuine sustainable experiences to their customers.

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    Australia; an Energy Superpower

    Saul is an Australian engineer and inventor who has worked for the last 20+ years between MIT and silicon valley developing sustainable products from Kites that generate electricity to robotic prothesis to super efficient heat pumps.

    Saul is back in Australia promoting his vision for a carbon free world having just published his latest book "The Big Switch" where he sets out a roadmap for Australia to become an economic superpower on the back of renewable energy.


    In this talk, Saul will demonstrate what we can do with existing technologies to at the community level to improve the health, wealth and environment here on the central coast.

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    Sustainable Construction

    Daniel is the Executive General Manager of Stabilised Pavements of Australia (SPA), a national pavement recycling and stabilisation company with head office on the Central Coast. SPA are leaders in road recycling technology and delivering huge reductions in cost, lead times and emissions for infrastructure asset owners.


    Daniel will share how SPA are helping customers become more sustainable and also share some of the other exciting innovations within the construction industry, with a focus on decarbonisation, waste reduction and repurposing of materials.

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    Valuing Sustainability

    Trevor is Chairman for Jazoodle, an accounting software app that allows SME's to have access to the practical financial management tools that large organisations enjoy through employing CFO's.


    Trevor will share how he believes we can all profit from properly valuing businesses and assets, and how being sustainable is becoming increasingly valuable to customers, financiers and investors.

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    The Kids Table

    Entrepreneurs to Share their views on:

    • Education; Did it prepared them for the world
    • What didn't work for them
    • What have been the biggest challenges in taking on the projects they are working on
    • How will they know they have finished?
    • What ultimately would they like to be working on?


  • Event Run Sheet

    5pm: Doors Open for Networking

    5:45pm: Theatre doors open - Welcome to Country

    6pm: Sam Kirk - Hydrogen's place in a Clean Future

    6:20pm: Barbara Ketley - Sustainable Sells

    6:40pm: Saul Griffith - Australia; an Energy superpower

    7pm (Intermission): Food and Networking

    7:45pm: Theatre Doors Open for second act

    8pm: Daniel Orris - Sustainable construction

    8:20pm: Trevor Hartshorne - Valuing Sustainability

    8:40pm: The Kids Table - hearing from the next generation in a Q&A style panel

    9pm: Networking