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3 - 4 August 2020
Brisbane, Queensland


Call for Speakers

Join the NCTCE 2020 Agenda

The National Cleantech Conference & Exhibition is Australia’s ONLY multi-sector Cleantech event.  It provides a national platform for collaboration, learning, networking and doing business between innovators, investors, producers and commercial end-users of clean technology.  The program covers all sectors including water, energy, waste, transport, agriculture, manufacturing and built environment.  

Call for Speaker - CLOSED

Thank you for submitting an abstract to present at NCTCE2020!

We have received a fantastic response to our Call for Speakers with a large number of high calibre submissions. We will be working through these over the next weeks.

Stay tuned for more information about our program.

Who can participate?

NCTCE is looking for industry experts, researchers, innovators, start-ups, entrepreneurs, students, non-government and government organisations, consortiums (public-private) to participate in our speaker program. Individuals and organisations are invited to submit an abstract to deliver an oral presentation, panel presentation or workshop which addresses the conference theme and topics.

The  2020 program will include sessions relating to all of the following sectors:

Energy (1)

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Call for Speaker Themes

The conference program was the highlight of the 2019 event for both delegates and exhibitors. Arron Wood, Deputy Lord Mayor of the City of Melbourne and former Prime Minister’s Environmentalist of the Year will return as MC again in 2020, building on the 2019 program and bringing a strong, knowledgeable voice to provide the link between the corporate/business world and community/government sector. Highlighting the best innovations and solution implementation case studies locally, nationally and internationally the two day, multi-stream event will relate back to the conference theme of  Cleantech fast-tracking sustainable growth through:

  • Innovation, research and entrepreneurialism
  • New business models and strategies
  • Cleantech as a driver of economic development through the building of new industries, strengthening existing industries, job creation and exports
  • Partnerships and collaboration
  • Community building, social change and policy change


Abstracts are sought from a diverse range of perspectives and industry sectors (see below) and should relate to the conference theme Cleantech: Fast tracking sustainable growth which will focus on the Cleantech industry as an instigator of innovation, economic development, creative collaborations and inclusive prosperity.  We are seeking submissions which address the application of clean technology and demonstrate business outcomes.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the NCTCE Advisory Committee.  The selection process will be focussed on providing a program that offers a varied and detailed information across all areas of the industry.  Authors will be notified by email of the outcome of their submission.  

What you need to provide in your submission:

  • The presentation title - This will appear in the program (no more than 10 words)
  • The synopsis is a short overview of your presentation - summarizing it in no more than 150 words.
  • The abstract should be no more than 300 words and it should outline the aims, contents and conclusions of the presentation.  Abstracts should not include tables, figures or references.

Share the stage with quality speakers

Check out the 2019 program of speakers as an indication of the types of presentations and calibre of speakers at NCTCE

Important Dates

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Abstract submissions open:

Abstract submissions close:

Notification to authors:

Author acceptances due:

Speaker registration deadline:


Tuesday 11 September 2019

Friday 15 November 2019

Friday 29 November 2019                      

Friday 13 December 2019

Friday 07 February 2020

Accepted speaker will be eligible for the discounted Speakers Registration Rate of $675 inc GST for the full two day conference and networking function, a savings of over $200 on the standard ticket price.

For questions regarding the Call for Speakers, please contact Tiffany Bower, Program Director or 1300 878 815