April 18, 2015 - Alexander Richter

[Scheduled] Press meeting with New Zealand Minister of Energy

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 205

Time: 8:45 am to 9:15 am (AEST, Melbourne) – 10:45 am to 11:15 am (NZST)

New Zealand’s Minister of Energy and Resources, the Hon. Simon Bridges will hold a press meeting with a group of industry representatives from New Zealand.

The event will be held at the Media Room of the World Geothermal Congress venue, the Melbourne Convention Center.


For people who cannot join the meeting in person, the event is accessible via online conferencing system Uberconference.com

Ways to Join by Browser or Phone

Go to: https://www.uberconference.com/12901840 or just call +1 866-831-9335 . No PIN needed. Alternate #: +1 213-634-0726

For International call ins: http://www.uberconference.com/international
To call in from New Zealand call: 09-887 3488 and add this number 213-634-0726 followed by #.

Present at the event:

  • Hon. Simon Bridges, NZ Minister of Energy & Resources (bio)
  • Mike Allen, New Zealand Special Envoy for Renewable Energy
  • Juliet Newson, President International Geothermal Association (IGA), Reservoir Modelling Engineer at Contact Energy
  • Brian White, Executive Officer, New Zealand Geothermal Association, Commercial Development Manager, East Harbour Energy
  • Brian Carey, President New Zealand Geothermal Association, Geothermal Resource Management Specialist, GNS Science
  • Hernando Banal, NZ Trade Commissioner, Philippines
  • Stephen Blair, NZ Trade Commissioner, Australia
  • Tim Anderson, NZ Trade Commissioner to Indonesia

World Geothermal Congress 2015 NZ Spokespeople Biographies (pdf)

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