Conference Agendas

ESTA’s 4th Annual energy u|m|r
Regional Conferences and Exhibitions, Oct 2017

The London and Manchester u|m|r’s have ended. The presentations can be viewed here

The Birmingham and Edinburgh u|m|r 2017 Conference Agendas are shown below:

Revised agenda – (reserve your place)

ESTA understand | manage | reduce – energy conference and exhibition
Legends Lounge, Birmingham City FC, Birmingham. 10 October 2017

10.00
Chairman’s introduction
Jes Rutter, Managing Director, JRP Solutions
and Chairman, ESTA IECG (Independent Energy Consultants’ Group)

10.05
The fragility of policy. Compliance vs. Action. 
Making energy efficiency happen through serious energy management practices
Richard Hipkiss, Chairman, ESTA, and Managing Director, digitalenergy

10.30
Engaging with service and technology providers
ESTA’s ‘in-the-know’ experts share their insight and answer your questions.

– Retrofitting and upgrading energy saving lighting and HVAC controls
Julian Kay, Managing Director, DANLERS 
– Measuring Instruments Directive (MID). Are you up to speed? What does it mean for you?
Richard Quilter, Business Development Manager, ABB 
– Too poor to buy cheap? How amorphous transformers are a ‘no brainer’ for one of the UK’s leading Universities.
Dr. Lore Grohmann, Marketing Manager, Wilson Power Solutions

11.10
Keynote Address: Tackling the Government on Energy issues
How should we view security of supply, energy efficiency and fairer bills.
Dr. Steven Fawkes, Managing Partner, EnergyPro Ltd

11.35
Break

12.00
Industrial Site – Energy Efficiency Successes
Updating an energy strategy to highlight savings and make them happen.
Jorge Araújo, CEO, Smartwatt UK

12.25
New Round of Funding for Colleges and Universities available – DEADLINE 27 October 2017.
How funding for Further Education Colleges and Higher Education Institutions in England has been driving energy efficiency.
Craig Mellis, Programme Manager, Salix Finance

12.50
Energy Training – the key to our energy future?
Convincing budget holders of the importance of driving knowledge within their organisation
Jes Rutter, Managing Director, JRP Solutions.

13.15 Lunch

14.15
Update from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Information for business and industrial energy consumers
Gary Shanahan, Head – Business Energy Tax and Reporting, BEIS

14.40
Reshaping Tomorrow: delivering low carbon buildings through pioneering innovative technologies.
Accelerating the uptake of innovative sustainable technologies across the built environment to deliver low carbon buildings.
Dr. Zainab Dangana, Sustainable Technology Services Manager, Wates Smartspace

15.05
Battery Energy Storage Systems
Technologies, Applications and Revenues
Steve Moore, Solar Inverter Sales Manager, ABB

15.35
Market Tracking and Forecasting
Using a guide to future energy prices to prepare budgets and business plans
Andrew Park, Vice Chairman, ESTA IECG (Independent Energy Consultants’ Group) and
Managing Director Swanenergy

16.00
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Revised agenda – (reserve your place)

ESTA understand | manage | reduce – energy conference and exhibition
King Khalid Building, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. 12 October 2017

10.00
Chairman’s introduction
Andrew Park, Vice Chairman, ESTA IECG (Independent Energy Consultants’ Group) and
Managing Director Swanenergy

10.05
The fragility of policy. Compliance vs. Action. 
Making energy efficiency happen through serious energy management practices
Richard Hipkiss, Chairman, ESTA, and Managing Director, digitalenergy

10.30
Engaging with service and technology providers
ESTA’s ‘in-the-know’ experts share their insight and answer your questions.

– Retrofitting and upgrading energy saving lighting and HVAC controls
Julian Kay, Managing Director, DANLERS 
– Measuring Instruments Directive (MID). Are you up to speed? What does it mean for you?
Richard Quilter, Business Development Manager, ABB 
– Understanding the key Carbon Management Processes
Chris Asensio, Director, Carbon Change

11.10
Keynote Address: The Scottish Government’s 2050 Energy Strategy
Investing in Scotland’s Energy Future
Katherine White, Head of Energy and Climate Change Projects, The Scottish Government

11.35 Break

12.05
Strategic Leadership and Business Case planning.
How to progress engineering infrastructure projects.
Henry Gun-Why, Estates Consultant and Technical Advisor, Gun-Why Associates LLP and
Dr. Lore Grohmann, Marketing Manager, Wilson Power Solutions

12.30
£1.1m investment in energy efficiency projects
How funding for Higher Education Institutions in Scotland has been driving energy efficiency.
Matt Caville, Programme Manager, Technical Services, Salix Finance

13.05
Will Smart Home-as-a-service be the next frontier?
How the convergence of trends will create opportunities in both the workplace and at home.
Speaker from Telenor Connexion

13.30
Lunch

14.30
Battery Energy Storage Systems
Technologies, Applications and Revenues
Steve Moore, Solar Inverter Sales Manager, ABB

14.55
Future Innovation: What the Academics are doing now
Advancements in innovation for energy networks and infrastructure.
Dr. Jon Stinson, Research Fellow, Scottish Energy Centre, Edinburgh Napier University

15.20
Market Tracking and Forecasting
Using a guide to future energy prices to prepare budgets and business plans
Andrew Park, Vice Chairman, ESTA IECG (Independent Energy Consultants’ Group) and
Managing Director Swanenergy

15.45
Close

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