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Carbon Market Expo Gold Coast Event A Huge Success

carbon expoCarbon Market Expo Austalasia 2009 has been lauded a huge success with the highest number of participants for any carbon market expo for 2009. The event has attracted almost 1000 delegates and all the key carbon market influencers in attendance.

Today at 12 noon, Brett Janissen, the Executive Director, Asia Pacific, Emissions Trading Forum (AETF) will give a Background briefing on the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), policy and market developments with the Deputy Secretary, ACCRA Group, Australian Government Department of Climate Change. ABC’s Land Line will be filming this briefing along with a contingency of more than 50 journalists. Michael Whitehead has spearheaded this very important event at what is seen as the most critical time for carbon market announcements with updates saturating the news. A second workshop at 12 noon will include Ilona Millar, Senior Associate, Baker and McKenzie and Richard Doyle, Division Director, Macquarie Bank Environmental Financial Products as key note speakers. They will provide a very important background briefing on the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. Whilst the bustle of the corridors at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is full of people eagerly awaiting the key note speakers and their views and announcements on the topic, people are expecting to walk away for this event better informed and more up-to-date with carbon markets. Don’t miss the 2.30pm sessions with John Marlow from London (Macquarie Bank, London, Global Head, Environmental Financial Products, and India’s Global Lead Partner, CDM, Ernst and Young, Sudipta Das. These two international speakers will join Martijn Wilder, Partner at Baker and McKenzie, Michael Wiener, Director Operations, Perenia, Arek Sinanian, Asia Pacific Technical Executive, Climate Change, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Garth Taylor, Trade Commissioner for ASEAN, Austrade, Kuala Lumpur and the Hon. Kate Jones, Queensland Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, to discuss The Clean Devleopment Mechanism and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. Check out the days events and updates on www.carbonexpo.com.au. Mellissah Smith Marketing Eye



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