Best Conference Presentation
This award is given to the speaker who delivers the best presentation at the AMPLA Annual Conference. A Judging Committee made up of members of the Conference Committee watches all the presentations given at the conference and decides on the winner in this category.

Best Conference Paper

This award is given to the author who submits the best paper at the AMPLA Annual Conference. A Judging Committee made up of members of the Conference Committee reviews all of the papers submitted and decides on the winner in this category.

Best Conference Recent Developments Paper (from 2016)

This award is given to the author who submits the best recent developments paper at the AMPLA Annual Conference. A Judging Committee made up of members of the Conference Committee reviews all of the recent develpoments papers submitted and decides on the winner in this category.

Best Presentation
Emma Hansen,
'Queensland Resources Council'
Best Paper
Jeff Goldberger, 
'Constraints on the Exercise of Contractual Powers and Discretions'
Best Recent Developments Paper
David Baldi,
' Switching on the Consumer Data Right for Energy'
Best Presentation
Kathryn Finlayson,
Partner, MinterEllison,
'Force Majeure: revisiting the boilerplate'
Best Paper
Peter O'Donahoo,
Partner, Allens, 
'Class Actions and Emerging Issues'
Best Recent Developments Paper
Jemma Potezny,
Associate, Johnson Winter & Slattery,
' Hydrogen Projects and the interplay with existing Gas Legislation'

 

Highly Commended Papers

James Bruining, Director, Grondal Bruining, ‘Practical Tips on Clean Energy Clauses’
Vishal Ahuja, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, for his paper ‘Managing Energy Costs and Risks’

Best Presentation
Louis Chiam,
Partner, King & Wood Mallesons,
'Energy Security & Affordability'
Best Paper
Kirsty Faichen,
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills 
'Embracing big data and technology: Interaction with employment, IR landscape and privacy'
 
Best Presentation
Caitlin Westgarth,
Shell Australia,
'Equity lifting of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) - An overview of the legal and commercial issues''
Best Paper
Scott Singleton, Partner, and Nick Testro, Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons
'Native Title Compensation Claims - Managing exposure and maximising opportunity.'
Best Recent Developments Paper
Lisa Papanicolaou, 
MinterEllison,
'Emerging Energy Markets and the Ring Fencing Guideline’

 

Highly Commended Papers

Tim Sprey, Energy Developments Limited, Paul Newman, Ashurst, and Phil Keogan, Sunverge Energy, 'Powering Change: Moving distributed generation into the 21st century’
 
Shane Doyle QC and Margaret Doyle, Level 27 Chambers, ‘Estoppels in a Commercial Setting: The different types of estoppel and their occurrence in the context of Energy and Resources Law’
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