ETP 9th Annual Conference 2020:

A Sustainable Energy Conference for PhD Students and Early Career Researchers
2-3 November 2020 | Online

The ETP 9th Annual Conference 2020: A Sustainable Energy Conference for PhD Students and Early Career Researchers is taking place online from 2 - 3 November 2020.

About ETP

ETP is an autonomous alliance of 13 independent Scottish HEIs providing world-class capability and resources in energy research and innovation. It works in strategic partnership with innovation translators, industry and government to future-proof Scotland's position as a world-class centre of research excellence and globally competitive driving force in energy.

What you can expect at #ETPAC20:

This year's conference will be focusing on Scotland's green recovery and the crucial role that energy will play in this journey. This event will feature guest speakers and Theme Sessions for PhD students and Early Career Researchers based internationally to present their research on sustainable energy.

  • Discover the latest energy research
    This is will be an informative and interactive event where delegates from academia and industry have the opportunity to discover the cutting edge research taking place in a wide range of energy fields.
  • Join the energy sector in shaping Scotland's green recovery
    Get involved in the discussion about how Scotland can reduce carbon emissions on the journey to net-zero.

  • Gain new skills at specialist training sessions for scientists
    ETP has joined forces with Skillfluence to deliver bespoke training sessions for conference delegates.

Confirmed speakers

  • Professor Keith Bell, Co-Director, UK Energy Research Centre & Member of Committee for Climate Change
  • David Bould, Lead R&D Specialist, Ørsted
  • Adel El Gammal, Secretary General of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA)
  • Sofia Koukoura, ETP PhD Alumni & Senior Asset Performance Analysis Engineer, ScottishPower Renewables
  • Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Chair of ETP & Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde
  • Professor Neil Robertson, ETP Solar Theme Coordinator, University of Edinburgh
  • António Sarmento, Founder and President of the Board of WavEC Offshore Renewables

The guest speeches can be viewed here 

Sectors who will find this event beneficial

PhD students, Early Career Researchers, academics, public sector and industry. This event is free to attend.


Be social

Join in the conversation and find updates about the conference on social media by using #ETPAC20.


#ETPAC20 is supported by our 13 partner universities:

Conference Information

  • Programme
  • Stream Sessions
  • Skillfluence Sessions
  • PhD Students
  • Industry
  • ECRs
  • Speakers
  • Delegate List
  • ETP Poster Competition 2020

Have a question? Get in touch

ETPAC20 Conference Booklet

To find out more about the conference programme and Stream Sessions, please download the conference booklet here.

Download conference booklet

ETP Review of Innovation in the Scottish Solar Energy Sector

Registration closed

Registration for this event has now closed.

ETP Poster Competition 2020

To view the online poster exhibition, please click here.