0900: Coffee and registration
0930: Public sector – Policy
Chair – Maria McCaffery, Chief Executive, RenewableUK
1015: Coffee Break
1045: Public Sector – Practice
Chair – Jane Forshaw, Director of Green Growth Wales for Local Partnerships
“An energy masterplan for Bridgend”
Michael is the Principal Sustainable Development Officer for Bridgend County Borough Council, one of just three local authorities which have been selected to test the ETI’s EnergyPath software, with a view to generating a comprehensive masterplan for energy generation in the county. He will be talking about the barriers – both institutional and practical – to deployment of a heat main in Bridgend, and wider lessons of strategic energy planning at the local level. More information on the scheme can be found here.
1300: 21st century construction. Smart, connected & green.
Chair – Lia Murphy, External Relations Manager at Ofgem
“BIM as an engine of innovation”
Nick is Chief Executive of coBuilder UK, and is leading the drive for accurate product data to be produced and used within the built environment. Nick supports manufacturers to efficiently share their data, contractors to improve the way they collect and use data and FMs to receive accurate and rich databases and models, so they can improve management of their assets – all with a focus on using openBIM (bsDD, IFC, COBie).
“The future of BMS is open”
John is the co-founder of T4 Sustainability Ltd, and is experienced in renewable energy systems design and installation, energy and sustainability audit, low energy design, and sustainability advocacy. He is an accredited Carbon Trust Standard assessor (mostly working with large corporate clients), and has also provided resource efficiency support to a large number of companies.
1415: Coffee break
1445: Supply chain: Installers clinic
Chair – Duncan McCombie, Director of Energy Saving Trust Wales
The key to unlocking low carbon retrofit in private housing
Catrin has an outstanding record of activity in the sustainable energy sector, having been Chief Executive of the Severn Wye Energy Agency for more than 15 years. She is currently working towards a PhD at the Welsh School of Architecture and is an Associate at Rickaby Thompson.
“Marketing your green energy business”
Gareth is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur and renewable energy advocate. His businesses range across the Energy, Education, Home and Leisure Industries. Carbon Zero Renewables, the Energy division of the Carbon Zero Group, is a two time Solar Firm of the Year Award Winner and a 3 time Finalist for Solar Installer of the Year. Gareth has marketed his business using social media and other avenues, to be one of the UK’s most Celebrated and Recognised Firms.
1600: Networking session
Meet with colleagues and discuss the latest issues for the sector at the end of the session.