Resilience Summit in New Zealand 16-17 March 2016

Posted on 19 February 2016

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Resilience in the Energy Sector is growing in importance as is demonstrated by the calibre of delegates gathering in New Zealand’s capital this month for the Asia-Pacific Energy Leaders’ Summit hosted by the BusinessNZ Energy Council our New Zealand Member Committee.

The Summit is attracting CEOs and senior executives from across the globe and major corporates and institutions such as the World Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Asian Development Bank, APEC Energy Working Group and the APEC Sustainable Energy Centre. Speakers and delegates will discuss the growing resilience risks and challenges presented by climate change, emerging technologies, extreme weather events, cyber security and the energy-water-food nexus. The aim is to share insights and lessons about what can be done to address these challenges.

The event will feature key insights from across the globe including presentations on the World Energy Council’s Financing Resilience Energy Infrastructure work. Christoph Frei, Secretary General World Energy Council, said:

“Bringing business and policymakers together in this unique fashion is a vital step forward in finding solutions to building resilience in the Asia-Pacific region. I look forward to being part of this leading edge discussion and discovering pathways to the future.”

For the brochure of the event, click here (1.62 MB).