The SWC 50 program will be comprised of:

  • Evening Welcome reception on Wednesday, 02 December
  • Program of interactive panel discussions and keynote presentations with speakers and participants
  • Expert keynote speakers and panelists who will present and discuss:
    • How solar & renewable energy markets, research, policy, etc. have evolved over the last 50+ years,
    • Options for the renewable energy transformation from a diverse range of perspectives
    • Climate change and its impact, the urgency for action and how to move the energy transformation forward
    • How energy markets will develop – financial instruments, policy, technologies and the workforce
    • The role of media and education in the energy transformation
    • Where to from here? Where should industry, research, finance and policy head?
  • A display focusing on the stories of solar from the past 50+ years and visions for the next 50 years through the eyes of:
    • Institutions (research laboratories and universities);
    • NGOs and Non-profit organizations
    • Business and Industry; and
    • Governments.
  • Individuals being recognised in the exhibition through the Renewable Energy Pioneers display;
  • Gala Dinner on Thursday, 03 December
  • Tours after the conference