Full agenda

EMEX is a very efficient way of comparing your best practices and initiatives against other businesses, identify areas of improvement and source new ideas. More than 100 leading practitioners and experts; over 80 CPD-Accredited seminars across 5 topical theatres

Wednesday 27th November 2019

The UK’s net-zero target: what are the greatest challenges?

09:45  -  10:10

How top business leaders are weighing the risks and opportunities that will emerge as the net-zero transition gathers pace.  Dr Manfred Rudhart and Lord Redesdale will layout the foundation of the greatest challenges ahead for businesses and policy makers.

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Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale CEO
Energy Managers Association
Manfred Rudhart CEO arrivaDr Manfred Rudhart CEO
Arriva Group

The Future of Heat Networks

10:00  -  10:40

As climate change climbs ever higher on the global agenda, we find ourselves in the unenviable situation where the simple process of heating our homes is responsible for almost a quarter of the UK’s carbon emissions. This session will discuss the importance of how, with stringent environmental government targets in place, it’s vital to focus on developing the low-carbon technologies […]

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Charlotte OwenCharlotte Owen Policy Officer
Association for Decentralised Energy
Francis Ugboma islington councilFrancis Ugboma Head of Energy Services
Islington Council
Sam Moore Pinnacle Power LtdSam Moore Business Development Manager
Pinnacle Power
SilouhetteSimon Taylor Operations Director
Redrow Homes Ltd

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting – Compliance Update

10:00  -  10:50

Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) extends reporting requirements to all large UK companies from April 2019. This panel session will cover an update from key stakeholders of the scheme and offer the audience an opportunity to ask questions.  

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gary shanahanGary Shanahan Head of Business and Industrial Energy Efficiency, Tax and Reporting
BEIS
Gemma BirleyGemma Birley Director
Green Finch Environmental Consulting
Jennifer GuestJennifer Guest Project Director - FRC Taxonomies
Financial Reporting Council
Naomi Rigby, Non-Financial Assurance Specialist, PwCNaomi Rigby Non-Financial Assurance Specialist
PwC UK

Redefining Business Engagement with Energy to Accelerate Sustainable Development

10:20  -  10:50

We are on the road to net zero and climate activism has never been stronger. This session will focus on how engagement with businesses to use energy solutions as part of their wider sustainability journey has proved successful.

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Vincent de RulVincent de Rul Director of Energy Solutions
EDF Energy

Communicating Climate Change

10:30  -  11:15

Leading case study on embedding Climate change into communications. Leading practice in how to communicate climate change in a way that is accessible and relatable to mainstream audiences

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Anna-Lisa MillsAnna-Lisa Mills Director
True North Sustainability
Richard Smith Sustainability Manager BBCRichard Smith Sustainability Manager
BBC
Tom Richardson, Account Director at FuterraTom Richardson Account Director
Futerra
Tricia DuffyTricia Duffy Strategic Advisor
BAFTA albert

Weather data and analytics – Improving the Forecast for Network Operators and Demand Forecasters

10:30  -  11:00
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

Weather data is a critical component of a E&U business and impacts everything from the price of electricity and the load forecast to the performance of infrastructure and the ability to anticipate and respond to outages. When using this data seamlessly combined with multiple types of analytical expertise it can drive smarter insights at scale and in real time. When […]

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Mark Stephens-Row The Weather Company, an IBM BusinessMark Stephens-Row Meteorologist
The Weather Company, an IBM Business

Lighting, Energy and the Environment

10:50  -  11:20

Energy use and our environment are inexorably linked. No matter how hard we try, using innovative efficient new luminaire designs and controls, an installation will always have a carbon footprint. But, how much energy is used in the production of luminaires adding to that carbon footprint? One light can indirectly produce one tonne of CO2 per annum from its energy […]

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Richard Caple ThorluxRichard Caple Lighting Applications Director
Thorlux Lighting

The Nitty-Gritty of SECR Compliance

11:00  -  12:00

This session aims to inform attendees about the background and requirements of SECR and give guidance on how to complete the process effectively within organisations. The session will cover: Scope and background for SECR; Data requirements for both quoted and unquoted companies; Methodology; Intensity Ratio; Reporting requirements.

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SECR Compliance – The Basics

11:00  -  12:00

This session aims to inform attendees about the background and requirements of SECR and give guidance on how to complete the process effectively within organisations. The session will cover: Scope and background of SECR; Data requirements for both quoted and unquoted companies; Creating a Methodology; Intensity Ratio; Reporting requirements.

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version paloumbiDr Vassia Paloumbi Sustainability and Energy Management Expert
threeG Sustainability
Gemma BirleyGemma Birley Director
Green Finch Environmental Consulting
Reg Coker Data Analyst
Fabriq

Delivering Energy Efficiency in the Public Sector

11:00  -  11:45

Following the UK government’s plan for carbon neutrality by 2050, many public sector organisations have declared a ‘climate emergency’ to help deliver tangible benefits through local sustainability and environmental projects. This session will focus on the challenges and opportunities that are faced by those tasked by the delivery of the carbon reduction targets on daily basis.

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LowerDr Lowell Lewis SHEQ Manager
Coventry City Council
Julia Blackwell, Energy Officer, Huntingdonshire District CouncilJulia Blackwell Energy Officer
Huntingdonshire District Council
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale CEO
Energy Managers Association
Wendi WheelerWendi Wheeler MEI Energy & Carbon Strategy Manager
Network Rail

Embracing the flexible power future with a comprehensive energy strategy

11:30  -  12:00
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

The energy transition is ushering in a new energy landscape, with energy set to be more democratic, decentralised and digitalised than ever before. To negotiate this successfully and take advantage of all of the opportunities that the energy transition provides, businesses need to put in place strategies that will enable their energy profile to thrive both now and in the […]

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A MardapittasDr Alex Mardapittas Chief Executive Officer
Powerstar

Climate Change Adaptation – New International Standard ISO14090 and an ISO/ BSi adaptation and resilience standards update

11:30  -  12:15

ISO 14090 launched in 2019, developed with wide international consensus and as a UK-led global standard. The UK national expert attending the meetings, will talk us through what’s inside ISO 14090 and how ISO 14090 can be used by organisations to create a resilient business now and into the future. We will also in this session hear about related standards […]

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Doogie BlackDoogie Black Director
Climate Sense
Lesley Wilson BSILesley Wilson Lead Standards Development Manager
BSI
Marc JourdanMarc Jourdan Policy & Engagement Lead
IEMA

Batteries Need Batteries: the Case for Energy Storage in EV Charging Infrastructure

11:30  -  12:00

With rapid growth in EV numbers for both private users and fleet operators, energy distribution networks are under considerable pressure.  The development of charging infrastructure has to keep up with growing vehicle numbers for confidence to be maintained.  An immediate challenge is faced by fleet operators needing to charge numbers of vehicles in single locations.  Energy storage is a tool […]

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Danny JonesDanny Jones Founder and Director
Off Grid Energy Ltd

Challenges and Opportunities for Cutting Carbon at Universities

11:55  -  12:40

This session will focus on how University energy managers meet increasing expectations to deliver carbon reductions in a large, complex organisation. The panel discussion will focus on the challenges and opportunities faced by energy managers at universities with the Government’s Net Zero target in mind.  

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Dan FernbankDan Fernbank Energy & Sustainability Manager
University of Reading
Dewi Day Aberystwyth UniversityDewi Day Sustainability Advisor
Aberystwyth University
Elliot JonesElliot Jones Energy Manager
Keele University
Gillian BrownGillian Brown Energy Manager
University of Glasgow

Energy Management Strategy: from policy to implementation

12:10  -  12:50

This session brings together energy managers who will discuss the challenges and solutions to a successful implementation of an energy management strategy. The panel will offer their views and experiences on defining energy management aims and objectives, and how to formulate implementation plans to deliver energy savings.  

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Martin BiltonMartin Bilton Engineering Manager (Utilities)
Gatwick Airport
Parthena Exizidou British Antarctic SurveyParthena Exizidou Energy & Carbon Reduction Manager
British Antarctic Survey
Scott ArmstrongScott Armstrong Group Head of Energy and Sustainability
Bourne Leisure Ltd
Victoria LimbrickVictoria Limbrick Energy Manager
Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Riding Sunbeams – Powering The Railways With Solar PV

12:10  -  12:50

Riding Sunbeams is a social enterprise set up by 1010 Climate Change Group and Community Energy South to work with Network Rail to investigate the pathway for the railways to support decarbonisation by being powered directly by renewable energy. Since 2017 the Riding Sunbeams team have been working with Network Rail teams to investigate the technical, commercial and social drivers to facilitate […]

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Leo MurrayLeo Murray Director
Riding Sunbeams Ltd
Oliver PenderedOliver Pendered Director
Riding Sunbeams Ltd
Wendi WheelerWendi Wheeler MEI Energy & Carbon Strategy Manager
Network Rail

Future Flexibility Markets – removing barriers and creating opportunity to drive zero-carbon operation

12:30  -  13:00
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

As the UK moves to a low-carbon economy, the way we operate the electricity system is evolving. A smart, flexible system that makes the best use of all the energy resources available will enable us to meet our customers’ needs in a balanced, efficient and economical way. Our aim is to create balancing services markets that meet our changing system […]

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Adam SimsAdam Sims Power Responsive Manager
National Grid ESO

Lessons Learnt from the TfL’s Palestra Project

12:50  -  13:20

Transport for London (TfL), which runs day-to-day operation of the Capital’s public transport network and main roads, has completed a major energy efficiency savings programme at their Palestra office which provides both office accommodation and two critical operational floors for the organisation. This seminar will cover: What the GLA & TfL are doing about Climate Change at a wider level; […]

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Quiten BabcockQuinten Babcock Environmental Manager
Transport for London

The case for zero carbon

13:00  -  13:30

What does being a zero-carbon business actually look like and what are the drivers and challenges businesses are likely to face on the road to achieving a zero-carbon status? This session will talk about the standards and accreditations that can be achieved and how organisations can develop a roadmap for their transition to carbon neutrality.

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Richard Sulley EngieRichard Sulley Senior Energy & Sustainability Manager
ENGIE

The Rise of the Prosumer

13:00  -  13:30

This session will offer an overview of the role the ‘Prosumer’ will have in the decentralisation of energy generation, the technologies involved and the benefits to be had. This includes: creating a stable electricity grid, un-interrupted power to homes, businesses and commercial activity and reducing the national carbon footprint- helping the transition to a zero carbon future.

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Luke Osborne ECALuke Osborne Energy and Emerging Technologies Solutions Advisor
ECA

What Really is SMART?

13:00  -  13:40

The word Smart is likely now the most used sales pitch for anything relating to a building. We are told nearly everything we buy has a smart aspect, whether this is a new TV, a heating system, a washing machine or a car. So what actually is smart? For many years, we as Energy Management professionals have been trying to […]

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Gillian BrownGillian Brown Energy Manager
University of Glasgow
Mark DavenportMark Davenport CEO
Smart Buildings Ltd (part of the ENGIE group)
Richard Caple ThorluxRichard Caple Lighting Applications Director
Thorlux Lighting

Demand Side Response – what next?

13:30  -  14:00
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

With the capacity market recently clearing at 77p/kW there are many market players wondering how they can monetise their assets in a market which only appears to be delivering diminishing returns – so what next? The very need for mechanisms such as the capacity market has derived from the increase in renewables on grid, which in turn has lead to […]

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Louis Fairfax Managing Director CUBLouis Fairfax Managing Director
CUB (UK)

Career Path in Energy Management: Lessons Learnt

13:30  -  14:15

The session explores the different paths that lead to a career in energy management and what those who have chosen this rewarding career found helpful in their career progression.  

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Joanna Marshall-CookJoanna Marshall-Cook Senior Sustainability Manager
University College London
Joel Kirby Celtic Manor GroupJoel Kirby Energy and Environmental Manager
The Celtic Manor Resort
Mohammad RafiqueMohammad Rafique Energy and Environment Officer
Surrey Police
Rhea Campbell-SmithRhea Campbell-Smith Sustainability Coordinator
Bourne Leisure
Suki GillilandSuki Gilliland Networks Energy Manager
Vodafone

Using Data to Create an Energy Efficient Estate

13:40  -  14:10

How better building management and a data-led approach enabled LSH and 4D Monitoring to deliver portfolio-wide energy savings and drive down operational costs. In 2017, Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) partnered with 4D Monitoring to deploy smart building technology across its managed property portfolio, in order to reduce energy consumption and increase operating efficiencies. The scheme has been driven by LSH […]

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Colin Will 4D MonitoringColin Wills CEO
4D Monitoring
Frances Byron Lambert Smith HamptonFrankie Bryon Senior Sustainability Surveyor
Lambert Smith Hampton

Future trends and challenges in Cooling

13:45  -  14:30

Cooling is central to health, prosperity and recreation, however most cooling is currently energy intensive and uses highly polluting F-gases. As the population continues to boom, the planet warms and incomes rise, the demand for cooling is ever-increasing. In this session, we’ll hear from leading experts on the growing challenge and the solutions both globally and here in the UK. […]

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Dan Hamza-GoodacreDan Hamza-Goodacre, FIEMA Executive Director, K-CEP
ClimateWorks Foundation
Professor toby petersProf Toby Peters Professor in Cold Economy
University of Birmingham

Tackling Single Use Plastics at Aberystwyth University

13:50  -  14:20

Discussion on the steps Aberystwyth University have taken to reduce single use plastics.

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Dewi Day Aberystwyth UniversityDewi Day Sustainability Advisor
Aberystwyth University

POC-MAST The innovative grid connection solution

14:15  -  14:45
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

Connecting to the grid can be costly and time consuming, but the team at Freedom have developed a solution which facilitates quicker more cost effective connections on 33kV to 132kV. The POC-MAST™ (Point of Connection) grid connection solution is an award-winning innovative solution that has been developed by our inhouse design team.  It provides an easy to install, safe and […]

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Martin BucklandMartin Buckland Managing Director
Freedom Group
matt-pryorMatt Pryor Technical Manager - Overhead Lines
Freedom Group

Enabling Energy Efficient Lighting Through Intelligent Finance and Turnkey Solutions

14:20  -  14:50

Lighting remains a low-hanging fruit to deliver financial and environmental benefits to businesses”

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Nick ClarkNick Clark Global Strategic Development Director
Sylvania Lighting Europe

Changes in Regulation Around Battery Storage

14:30  -  15:00

Recent changes in regulation mean that battery storage will be able to be metered separately to the MPAN, boundary meter. This will allow trading the services storage can supply, including grid leveling services, on a new marketplace. This session will explore the changes and how your sites could turn storage into a profit center.

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Iain Nicoll Metering Team Leader
ELEXON
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale CEO
Energy Managers Association
Peter Frampton ElexonPeter Frampton Market Architect
ELEXON

Energy Auditing – All you want to know to make a lasting impact

14:30  -  15:30

It’s relatively easy to do undertake an energy audit, but doing it in a way that makes a lasting impact on the energy consumption performance of an organisation, is a much bigger challenge. In this “master class”, I will share the experience that I gained over the last 15+ years undertaking energy audits and how these audits fit into the […]

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Ben Burggraaf Head of Energy
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

Counting the carbon – Are international standards always your best practice?

14:45  -  15:30

In this session Matthew Brander will provide perspectives into some possible shortcomings with leading carbon standards – with renewable energy purchasing and accounting for bioenergy providing two example topics and illustrations. Key considerations are additionality, and ensuring corporate greenhouse gas accounts are transparent, accurate and relevant to decision making.

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Matthew BranderDr Matthew Brander Senior Lecturer in Carbon Accounting
University of Edinburgh
Lucy CandlinLucy Candlin FIEMA, EU ETS Verifier and Co-chair
The UK's Emissions Trading Group.

Is Demand Response the key to delivering Net-Zero?

15:00  -  15:30
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

The net-zero era is upon us. Climate anxiety has increased, school children and employees are compelled to strike and, more than ever, global governments are under scrutiny for their environmental and energy policies. In this session, Mark Davis discusses one of the key technologies required to achieve net-zero: demand response. We’ll look at the system as it stands today, and […]

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Mark DavisMark Davis Director UK & Ireland
GridBeyond

Corporate PPAs -The Risks, Issues and Opportunities

15:00  -  15:40

The Corporate PPA market is growing, with total of 13.4 GW of Corporate PPAs signed globally in 2018 (more than double the previous year). This trend is set to continue as corporations continue to be increasingly conscious about managing their energy needs and procuring electricity directly from renewable sources to lower their carbon footprint. This session will focus on the […]

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Mike PedleyDr Mike Pedley Independent Consultant
Mark WestwoodMark Westwood Head of UK Commodity Solution Sales
Ørsted
Matteo Deidda - Vodafone1Matteo Deidda Networks Energy Manager
Vodafone
Zosia RiesnerZosia Riesner Head of Corporate PPA
Lightsource BP

The Benefits and Pitfalls of ISO 50001 Certification

15:10  -  15:40

This presentation will focus on the benefits and pitfalls of implementation and certification of ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems. The first part of the presentation will provide an overview of what ISO 50001 is and the benefits to organisations of effective implementation and certification, particularly with regards to improved energy performance, stronger senior management buy-in, meeting CSR targets and meeting […]

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Kirin Patel DHL Supply ChainKirit Patel Environment Manager
DHL Supply Chain – Mainland Europe, Middle-East & Africa
Terry Coyle SGSTerry Coyle UK Product Manager for Energy Management Systems
SGS United Kingdom Ltd

EMA Energy Management Awards 2019

15:40  -  17:00

In its 5th year, the EMA Awards aim to give prominence to those leading the energy management industry and inspire others to follow in the same footsteps. The EMA will be announcing the winners and highly commended in the following categories. Energy Manager of the Year – Public Sector Energy Manager of the Year – Private Sector Junior Energy Management […]

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Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale CEO
Energy Managers Association

Sustainable finance – key developments in this field. New guidance from IEMA and new developing British Standards

15:45  -  16:30

What do we as professionals need to know? This session will provide an introduction to this increasingly relevant and important topic. Greg Chant Hall will provide an overview of Sustainable finance, as an introduction on some of the most important terms and concepts. Paul Pritchard will provide perspectives on key developments underway including new standards and related developments such as […]

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Greg Chant HallGreg Chant-Hall, FIEMA COO
Carbon Free Group
Louise Pryor Chair LCCPLouise Pryor Chair
London Climate Change Partnership

From Compliance to Leadership: RBS’s energy management journey

15:50  -  16:20

This session will provide insight into the energy management journey of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and how they have progressed from a desire to improve systems and reduce costs, to achieving savings into £millions and setting ambitious energy and climate targets. The topic will cover: – How a data-driven approach to energy management enabled significant efficiencies in both […]

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Lesley Holloway RBSLesley Holloway Energy & Environment Manager
The Royal Bank of Scotland
Lindsay VentressLindsay Ventress Service Line Lead – Energy
EcoAct

Giving Buildings A Heartbeat – IoT At Scale In Retail

15:50  -  16:05

This talk will be centred around deploying industrial scale internet of things across thousands of sensors and hundreds of locations. From real-time energy information for individual assets, to intelligent control of an entire building, we’ll be talking about the types of technology that are being deployed in the field at scale!

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Closing The Heating & Cooling Performance Gap Through HVAC System Optimisation

16:10  -  16:25

Inefficiency is inherent in almost all HVAC systems – both existing and new designs – principally due to over-sizing and design practices based on rules of thumb and ineffective design tools. This presentation will focus on how model-based HVAC optimisation software is helping universities, hospitals and other non-domestic organisations improve system efficiency and reduce annual energy costs by up to […]

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Chris Davis hysoptChris Davis UK Manager
Hysopt

Thursday 28th November 2019

Energy Saving with VSDs in a Digital Age

10:00  -  10:30

Variable speed drives are celebrating their 50th birthday this year. While the fundamental principle of a VSD remains the same – to regulate the speed of an AC induction motor – unsurprisingly the technology has moved on. So much so that practically every job function with an interest in the energy bill of a company can benefit from a VSD. […]

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Steve Hughes ABBSteve Hughes Digital Lead – Motion
ABB Ltd

SECR Compliance – What To Look Out For!

10:00  -  10:50

Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) extends reporting requirements to all large UK companies from April 2019. This panel session will cover the background and requirements of SECR and the panel will discuss their respective experiences with the new scheme. The aim of the session is to help attendees to understand any issues they may face as well as opportunities […]

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AlessandraAlessandra McConville Energy and Carbon Manager
Cancer Research UK
Bowness Chris - FES FMChris Bowness Senior Energy Manager
FES Limited
version paloumbiDr Vassia Paloumbi Sustainability and Energy Management Expert
threeG Sustainability
Jessica HarrisJessica Harris Senior Energy and Carbon Consultant
Envantage Ltd
Thomas ParrottTom Parrott Head of Energy & Sustainability
University of Surrey

Proving the Business Case for Implementing Energy Saving Improvements

10:20  -  10:50

Having identified energy saving opportunities through ESOS or any other energy audit, energy managers often struggle to make the financial case for implementing the improvements. But inaction has a significant cost. Doing nothing ignores the stresses to the organisation caused by rising energy prices; the increased costs associated with growth; the fact that any money saved could be turned to […]

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Dr Gavin MilliganDr Gavin Milligan Director of ESG
William Jackson Food Group
jes rutter jpr solutionsJes Rutter Managing Director
JRP Solutions

Climate Neutrality and driving transitions – Visionary international practice and developments in International standards

10:30  -  11:15

A case study with GodEl is the first company in the world which sells climate-positive electricity to its customers. But that’s not enough, as 100% of dividends from GodEl are given to charity. To date, GodEl has generated over SEK 54 million for, among others MSF, Children’s Cancer Foundation and the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation. For nine years in […]

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Emmy Tollin, Head of partner and sustainability development at GodElEmmy Tollin Head of partner and sustainability development
GodEl
nick-blythNick Blyth IEMA Policy & Engagement Lead, Chair of ISO Climate Change coordination task force
IEMA
sarah handley siemensSarah Handley Carbon Neutral Programme Manager
Siemens plc

SSEN & Piclo – The DSO transition and evolution of Network Services

10:30  -  11:00
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

SSEN will introduce their transition to a DSO and the increasing need for flexibility across their networks. Piclo will conclude by presenting their role as an independent marketplace to lower barriers for flex providers to participate in local flexibility markets.

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Alex Howison SSENAlex Howison Flexible Solutions Manager
SSEN
Stefanos Anagnostopoulos PicloStefanos Anagnostopoulos Account Manager
Piclo

Battery Storage: Getting Ready For Mass Roll Out

10:40  -  11:20

Storage is seen as an essential element of the future renewables’ based grid. If storage is to fill the role as the grid’s green battery, storage assets will need to be linked to all sites that use energy around the country. New regulations mean that a battery could be a major profit centre for your organisation, this session will set […]

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A MardapittasDr Alex Mardapittas Chief Executive Officer
Powerstar
Guy BartlettGuy Bartlett Sales Director
SMS Plc
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale CEO
Energy Managers Association
Stuart NeilStuart O’Neil Head of New Portfolio Development – Community Energy
Siemens Managed Services

The Role of EVs in the Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Mix

11:30  -  12:00

This session will focus on the role of EVs in the energy mix as the UK transitions towards net zero.

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Phil ValarinoPhil Valarino EV Lead
EDF Energy

Your Emergency Briefing – Declaring a Climate Emergency and driving transformative change

11:30  -  12:15

We are living in a period of unprecedented climate concern, with many organisations declaring Climate Emergencies. What do these mean in practice and how can we as professionals use this concept either directly or to supportively engage. This session will hear from leading professionals and their experience and the case study use of declarations for an NHS Foundation Trust, a […]

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James Dixon Head of Sustainability at The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustJames Dixon Head of Sustainability
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Jason LightJason Light Strategy Lead - Environment
Eastleigh Borough Council
Roxanne KingRoxanne King Sustainability Manager – Environment and Green Economy
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Pool Council (BCP)

Positive Disruption: flexibility as the key to net-zero

11:30  -  12:00
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

Kevin will be covering our recent case studies on companies we’re working with to optimise flex in their organisations.

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Kevin McDonald df energyKevin McDonald Senior Manager Demand Side Response
EDF Energy

Energy Management in the NHS: From Strategy to Implementation

11:40  -  12:20

NHS organisations find themselves under increasing financial pressure, and the need to reduce energy spend in order to offer more funding on patient care has never been greater. This panel session will focus on the challenges of energy efficiency in the NHS with a focus on Net Zero services by 2050.

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Kathryn Dapre NHSKathryn Dapré Head of Energy and Sustainability
NHS National Services Scotland
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale CEO
Energy Managers Association
Paul GrahamPaul Graham Utilities, Waste and Sustainability Manager
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Impact of ESOS

11:50  -  12:30

With the final date for compliance with ESOS Phase 2 and submitting notifications fast approaching, this session will include an update on the scheme from the Environment Agency. The update will follow a discussion with ESOS Lead Assessors around ESOS Phase 1, the outcomes of the Environment Agency’s compliance audits and expectations from Phase 2.

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daniel shanleyDaniel Shanley Low Carbon Consultant
Stopford Energy and Environment
Mike Denbigh - EAMike Denbigh Senior Technical Advisor
Environment Agency
Paul ReddingPaul Redding Director
Redding Associates Ltd
richard feldgateRichard Felgate Director
Hospitality Energy Saving
Sam ArjeSam Arje Group Energy and Sustainability Manager
Bourne Leisure

Flow Informs – A new approach to system upgrades

12:10  -  12:40

The session will give an insight into how by focusing on replacing the pumps first with new variable speed, high efficiency pumps and with Active Performance Management monitoring, system efficiency can be improved, energy use and CO2 emissions reduced, and cost savings made. The presentation will include a project to demonstrate this strategy in practice.  

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TunjiTunji Asiwaju Global Performance Management Services Manager
Armstrong Fluid Technology

Future Flexibility Markets – removing barriers and creating opportunity to drive zero-carbon operation

12:30  -  13:00
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

As the UK moves to a low-carbon economy, the way we operate the electricity system is evolving. A smart, flexible system that makes the best use of all the energy resources available will enable us to meet our customers’ needs in a balanced, efficient and economical way. Our aim is to create balancing services markets that meet our changing system […]

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Adam SimsAdam Sims Power Responsive Manager
National Grid ESO

Energy Management Trends 2020: What to Expect Next Year

12:30  -  13:30

Members of the EMA Board of Directors, under the leadership of the EMA CEO, Lord Redesdale will be discussing the areas of growth and importance that energy managers should be looking out for in 2020.

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David Mason Senior Sustainability Manager at SkanskaDavid Mason Environment Technical Director
Skanska
Julia Blackwell, Energy Officer, Huntingdonshire District CouncilJulia Blackwell Energy Officer
Huntingdonshire District Council
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale CEO
Energy Managers Association
Robert WilliamsRobert Williams General Manager - Procurement
BT

Beyond Compliance – how do we deliver high performance?

12:40  -  13:20

In a world dominated by compliance and tick box exercises how do we deliver high performance and what does this mean? Different stakeholders perceive this differently from the asset managers who want high rentable values and low void times to the tenants who want high quality space at low rents and then occupiers who want a comfortable and well equipped […]

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Chris Mayhew British SugarChris Mayhew Operations Improvement Manager – Energy
British Sugar
Andy LewryDr Andy Lewry Senior Technical Associate
Focus FM
Julie Hogarth JLLJulie Hogarth Head of Sustainability
Regent Street Management Direct – JLL
Michael Nagle - Utilities Manager, Luton AirportMichael Nagle Utilities Manager
London Luton Airport

The road to Carbon Zero – A customer journey

13:00  -  13:30

With pressure mounting on organisations to make the transition to zero carbon, Wakefield Council has declared a climate emergency and is working with energy and services group, ENGIE, to achieve its target of becoming a carbon-neutral organisation by 2030. This session will discuss ENGIE and the Council’s journey on the road to carbon neutrality and the approach taken to meet […]

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Graham Oxley ENGIEGraham Oxley Managing Director of Energy with Services
ENGIE
kevin FisherKevin Fisher Service Manager
Wakefield Council

Strategic Partnerships That Lead To Savings – How Important Is Data?

13:20  -  14:00

This session will discuss how an improved collaboration between Energy Managers, BMS Engineers and incumbent M&E teams can lead to a more efficient operation of buildings. The discussion will focus on BMS operational data and how to effectively use them to achieve greater savings.

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Smart Electric Urban Logistics (SEUL)

13:30  -  14:00

This presentation will give an overview of UPS’ central London fleet electrification project and the smart charging solution UK Power Networks Services implemented. UK Power Networks Services has designed, developed, and implemented a smart electric vehicle charging system, integrating energy storage and active network management, to power UPS’s central London delivery fleet for what is believed to be the first […]

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Claire Thompson-Sage, Sustainable Develoment Co-ordinator, UPSClaire Thompson-Sage Sustainable Development Co-ordinator
UPS Ltd
Jonathan Bassett - Technology and Innovation Consultant, UK Power Networks ServicesJonathan Bassett Technology & Innovation Consultant
UK Power Networks Services

Strategic Partnerships That Lead To Savings – How Important Is Data?

13:30  -  14:10

This session will discuss how an improved collaboration between Energy Managers, BMS Engineers and incumbent M&E teams can lead to a more efficient operation of buildings. The discussion will focus on BMS operational data and how to effectively use them to achieve greater savings.

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Daniel HarveyDaniel Harvey Building Technology Specialist
Intech Controls Ltd
Derek Martin - Focus FMDerek Martin Divisional Director
Focus FM
Jonathan Candy Mitie SustainabilityJonathon Candy Energy Manager
Mitie Sustainability
Thomas ParrottTom Parrott Head of Energy & Sustainability
University of Surrey

Demand Side Response – what next?

13:30  -  14:00
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

With the capacity market recently clearing at 77p/kW there are many market players wondering how they can monetise their assets in a market which only appears to be delivering diminishing returns – so what next? The very need for mechanisms such as the capacity market has derived from the increase in renewables on grid, which in turn has lead to […]

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Louis Fairfax Managing Director CUBLouis Fairfax Managing Director
CUB (UK)

Can you Teach an old Energy Manager New Tricks?

13:40  -  14:10

Energy Management has changed over my 30 years of involvement, from manual data collection and manipulation through to the constant wall of information in the multimedia world. The session will look at the changing landscape of Energy Management, how the tricks of the trade have advanced and how we have to change to understand, influence and improve energy conservation in […]

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Chris Mayhew British SugarChris Mayhew Operations Improvement Manager – Energy
British Sugar

The Future of the UK’s Environmental Governance

13:45  -  14:45

The Environment Bill is an opportunity to establish a new governance framework, potentially to put sustainability at the heart of the UK’s economic model. It will have a critical bearing on future environmental governance, extending beyond climate change to embrace waste and resource efficiency, air quality, biodiversity, nature and water. We will consider the Bill, the proposed process for setting […]

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Martin BaxterMartin Baxter Chief Policy Advisor
IEMA
Nick Molho Alderstgate GroupNick Molho Executive Director
Aldersgate Group
Simon EvansSimon Evans Deputy Editor and Policy Editor
Carbon Brief

Luton Airport Save 1,300,000kWh of Energy through Plug Fan Upgrades

14:10  -  14:40

The number of passengers flying from London Luton Airport is at an all-time high. To ensure their passengers had a comfortable and safe climate to travel in, quick and drastic measures were needed to improve the performance of the current HVAC system. The result, better indoor air quality, better climate, reduction in their energy consumption and less environmental impact (Co2 emissions). […]

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Michael Nagle - Utilities Manager, Luton AirportMichael Nagle Utilities Manager
London Luton Airport
Tony Wright ebm-papstTony Wright Divisional Director of Upgrade
ebm-papst UK Ltd

Implementing Energy Performance Contracts: Successes and Pitfalls

14:20  -  14:50

Over the past 5 years, NHS Scotland has implemented three major Energy Performance Contracts across its estate with an overall capital value in excess of £30million. Each project has faced its own unique challenges and although all have been ultimately successful, the journeys have been very different. This session will look at the realities of implementing Energy Performance Contracts – […]

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Kathryn Dapre NHSKathryn Dapré Head of Energy and Sustainability
NHS National Services Scotland

Masterclass: Do we have too much data?

14:20  -  15:00

This session will question the common pitfalls of data analysis and offer practical steps towards maximising the savings that can be achieved from the effective use of data. The session will offer insights from the EMA course on ‘Turning Data into Energy Savings’ and focus on data requirements and the different ways to deliver real measurable savings.

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richard feldgateRichard Felgate Director
Hospitality Energy Saving

Practical use of Wattstor’s EMS for dynamic load management of EV Utra-fast charging hubs

14:30  -  15:00
Theatre :  Flexible Power Zone 

Steven will speak about the projects realised by Wattstor in 2019, where the iMP energy management system has been successfully deployed to perform dynamic load-management of EV fast-charging hubs. Peak-shaving of EV fast-charging hubs with / without BESS Results from 12 projects involving EV ultra-fast charges up to 150kW per charger and 1MWh cumulative grid tied battery storage Integration of […]

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Steven Clarke WattstorSteven Clarke Senior Business Development Manager
Wattstor

Climate Change: Corporate Outlook

14:45  -  15:45

For years, forward-thinking policymakers and businesses have targeted deep sectoral emissions cuts. What seems to have changed in the last year is the sense of urgency that comes with discussion of a net-zero target, and apparent collective will to deliver. Can politics and businesses fast transition to align with the new net-zero goal and work together to provide concrete actions […]

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Lord Deben Chairman of the Committee on Climate ChangeLord Deben Chairman
The Committee on Climate Change
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale CEO
Energy Managers Association
nick-blythNick Blyth IEMA Policy & Engagement Lead, Chair of ISO Climate Change coordination task force
IEMA
sarah handley siemensSarah Handley Carbon Neutral Programme Manager
Siemens plc
Simon Simpson ArcadisSimon Bimpson Managing Director - Water, Energy and Utilities
Arcadis

The UK’s First Zero Energy Cost Business Park – Six Years On

14:50  -  15:20

In 2013 we built the UK’s first zero energy cost business park, called Armstrong Point. At the time it was a speculative industrial property development, which incorporated 12 low and zero carbon technologies, built to BREEAM Outstanding and it achieved A+ Energy Performance Certificates. This session will review the issues of building with low and zero carbon technologies and highlight […]

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Dave ArmstrongDave Armstrong Managing Director
Great Minds Property Group

Closing the Performance Gap in Building Services

15:00  -  15:30

The four-year EU-funded research project Quantum comes to a close at the end of 2019. It investigated how the performance gap in increasingly complex buildings can be reduced with a series of pragmatic tools and services. Quantum analysed over 120 buildings from across Europe to provide empirical data and this session will present the findings. The COPILOT independent Building Commissioning […]

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Antoine Ferrand Project Leader
Copilot Building Commissioning Solutions
Caroline Weeks Quantum Programme Manager
BRE

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