Dinner & Awards

ENERGY EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Wednesday 22 November 2017, 7:00pm – 10:30pm
Tickets to be purchased during registration ($185 per person)

On the evening of Wednesday 22 November 2017, the ‘Energy Excellence Awards’ will take place as part of the official conference dinner to be held at the top of the Eureka Tower, Southbank. Located 89 floors above the CBD, this will be a stellar night not to be missed – good food, wine, company, entertainment, and the best view of sunset in Australia! (http://eureka89.com.au/melbourne-events-venue-tour/)

Award Entries are now open!
The Awards will showcase the best projects and initiatives from across the industry. The Award categories are:

  • Young Energy Professional of the Year
  • Women in Energy Award
  • Energy Project of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement in Energy Award

The criteria for each award along with the submission requirements are outlined below:


YOUNG ENERGY PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

About the award:
Recognises a standout professional in the Australian energy sector aged 35 years and under who has made a significant contribution to their company and added value in a demonstrable way.

Criteria:

  • Professional Development
  • Contribution to their company
  • Contribution to the profession/industry
  • Contribution to the community

Submissions must include:

  • Overview of contributions the applicant has made to their company including any significant achievements (max 500 words)
  • Overview of contributions the applicant has made to the energy industry and the wider community (including involvement in professional development organisations, community groups and any volunteer work) (max 500 words)
  • Signed letter of support from the applicant’s employer and at least one other work related reference
  • Detailed CV of the candidate
  • The applicant must be nominated by a member of the Electric Energy Society of Australia or Engineers Australia. The proposers name and contact details (including Engineers Australia member number if applicable) must be included as part of the submission
  • Photograph of the candidate for marketing purposes

Terms and Conditions:
The nominee must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be employed in the Australian energy industry
  • Be aged 35 years or under as of 31st December 2017
Click here to nominate someone

WOMEN IN ENERGY AWARD

About the award:
Recognises a standout female professional in the Australian energy sector who has made significant contributions to the Australian energy sector and has demonstrated leadership in the industry more broadly.

Criteria:

  • Leadership within the industry
  • Professional Development
  • Contribution to the Australian energy sector
  • Contribution to the profession/industry
  • Contribution to the community

Submissions must include:

  • Overview of the applicant’s leadership credentials and how they have demonstrated leadership within the Australian energy industry (max 500 words)
  • Overview of contributions the applicant has made to the energy industry and the wider community (including involvement in professional development organisations, community groups and any volunteer work) (max 500 words)
  • Signed letter of support from the applicant’s employer and at least one other work related reference
  • Detailed CV of the candidate
  • The applicant must be nominated by a member of the Electric Energy Society of Australia or Engineers Australia. The proposers name and contact details (including Engineers Australia member number if applicable) must be included as part of the submission
  • Photograph of the candidate for marketing purposes

Terms and Conditions:
The nominee must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be employed in the Australian energy industry
Click here to nominate someone

ENERGY PROJECT OF THE YEAR

About the award:
Recognises a project within the energy sector that has delivered significant benefits to stakeholders and the wider community while being managed and executed with a high level of excellence.

Criteria:

  • Benefits to stakeholders and the wider community
  • Degree of project challenge/difficulty
  • Delivery and leadership within the project
  • Stakeholder engagement

Submissions must include:

  • Description of the project and its impact on the Australian energy sector (max 500 words)
  • Description of the benefits that the project provides to stakeholders and the wider community (max 500 words)
  • Overview of the challenges within the project and how these were overcome through effective team leadership and project support (max 500 words)
  • Signed letter of support from the project sponsor and a representative from the nominating company
  • Photographs of the project (at least 2) for marketing purposes

Terms and Conditions:
The nominated project must:

  • Be by an Australian based company
  • Be a project in the Australian energy industry
  • Be constructed and commissioned on or before 31st August 2017
Click here to nominate a project

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN ENERGY AWARD

About the award:
Recognises a standout professional in the Australian energy sector who is unheralded in their work yet has made a significant contribution to the industry for a number of years.

Criteria:

  • Leadership within the industry
  • Professional Development
  • Contribution to the profession/industry
  • Contribution to the community

Submissions must include:

  • Overview of the contributions the applicant has made to the energy industry (max 500 words)
  • Overview of contributions the applicant has made to the wider community including involvement in professional development organisations, community groups and any volunteer work (max 500 words)
  • Signed letter of support from the applicant’s employer and at least one other work related reference
  • Detailed CV of the candidate
  • The applicant must be nominated by a member of the Electric Energy Society of Australia or Engineers Australia. The proposers name and contact details (including Engineers Australia member number if applicable) must be included as part of the submission
  • Photograph of the candidate for marketing purposes

Terms and Conditions:
The nominee must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be employed in the Australian energy industry
Click here to nominate someone

Judging
The award judging panel will be drawn from the EECON technical committee as well as the wider Australian energy sector. The judging panel will consist of three members with one member appointed as the chair. 

Prizes
Award winners will receive a special framed award, two complimentary tickets to attend the energy excellence awards, as well as promotion and marketing in EECON 2017 marketing channels as one of the Energy Excellence Award winners.

Key Dates

15 September 2017 Award Entries Open
27 October 2017 Award Entries Close
8 November Winners Announced
22 November Awards Evening