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CGSB Conversations in Energy Presents “Global Megatrends and their Implications for the Energy Sector”

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Curtin University’s Graduate School of Business has the pleasure of inviting you to attend the Conversations in Energy: “Global Megatrends and their Implication for the Energy Sector” presented by Dr Tom Houghton.

Event details

Heard about mega-trends? Interested in talking about how these are affecting the energy industry? Join Tom for an interactive discussion about the impact of climate change, technological advances and demographic shifts all of which will have a profound effect on the energy sector over the coming decades.

Thursday 16 June 2016
5.30pm - 7.00pm
Curtin Graduate School of Business - Function Room
CGSB building

Organisations need to be to be alert to the challenges and opportunities that these changes present and the best way to get started is to get informed.

During the evening we’ll examine the broader trends but also highlight some of the specific technologies that could be game changers for traditional energy companies. It’s going to be an interactive session, so please be ready to join the debate!

About the Speaker

Dr Tom Houghton is Director of the MBA (Oil & Gas) at Curtin Graduate School of Business and was previously a Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde.
His principal field of research is sustainable energy economics and he has a keen interest in energy for development, having established training program in Renewable Energy for Developing Countries with UNITAR.

Dr Houghton is a Visiting Professor at Nagoya University of Commerce and Business where he provides courses in sustainable energy to MBA students.

Before joining Strathclyde he spent more than 5 years in power industry and a further 8 in the banking sector, latterly as director at the Japanese bank, Nomura. With colleagues in Asia and the US, he established a consulting company in the renewable energy sector in 2011.

Dr Houghton holds an MEng from Imperial College, an MBA from London Business School and a PhD from the University of Strathclyde.

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