With the turn of the millennium nearly two decades behind us, and the world changing quicker than ever, smart technology is becoming increasingly commonplace. Whether for cost savings, convenience or efficiency; from recurring orders to automatic bill payments, our obsession with automating our lives is far from unfounded. But how can this approach serve the energy sector? In this event, brought to you by EnergyLab, we explore how building automation can benefit both the occupants and the electricity grid.We hope you can join us for drinks and a discussion on automation with a panel of experts. This is a chance to meet like-minded people to discuss startup opportunities in smart buildings. Free to attend, drinks provided.The panelPanelists to be announced soon.Timing5:30pm: Doors open6:00pm: Panel discussion followed by Q&A with the audience7:00pm: Continue the discussion over drinks and light snacks8:00pm: Event concludesAbout EnergyLabEnergyLab is Australia’s leading platform for launching new energy businesses. Our integrated approach draws on the community of clean energy entrepreneurs and offers a range of ways to engage and leverage their ideas, technologies and resources. To read more about EnergyLab head to energylab.org.au.Want more?This is the second event in EnergyLab's three-part series on smart buildings, leading to a hackathon to generate related startup ideas. More information on each upcoming event can be found below:EnergyLab Brisbane Smart Buildings Series: Data & AnalyticsEnergyLab Brisbane Smart Buildings Series: Demand ResponseEnergyLab Brisbane Smart Buildings HackathonIf you would like to receive invitations to other events EnergyLab organises in the future, please sign up to our mailing list.