ETP Annual Conference 16 - 17 April 2013


The ETP is hosting it's 2nd Annual Conference in the John McIntyre Conference Centre, University of Edinburgh.

Day 1 is for the ETP PhD Students and Knowledge Exchange members an will provide an informative and interactive day where keynote speakers will provide the context for a variety of group working and discussion sessions; an opportunity to network with other energy students and take part in a poster competition.

Day 2 is for Industry and will focus on Research excellence with impact: A focus on knowledge exchange with industry and partner organisations including keynote speakers and case studies. It will provide an opportunity to network with ETP PhD students and Knowledge Exchange BDMs and compaines we are working with accross the energy sector.

Programme Topics

Tuesday 16th April 2013

10:00           Registration and Coffee
10:30           Welcome & Overview - Simon Puttock, ETP Dxecutive Director
10:45           Renewable Targets and Policy - Linda Pooley,Scottish Government
11:15           Renewable Power - Sam Gardner, WWF
11:45           Refreshment Break
12:00           Thermal Generation - Dr Mike Farley, Industrial Power Associ
12:30           Energy Storage - Nigel Holmes, Scottish Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Association
13:00           Lunch & Networking
13:45           Energy Efficiency - Joe Fergusson, Energy Agency
14:15           Panel Q & A
14:25           Debate - "Renewable Electricity will ensure that Scotland keeps the lights on in 2020"
15:45           Refresment Break
15:55           Scottish Generation Scenarios and Power Flows - Lisa Woolhouse, Principal Energy Economist
                       - Sinclair Knight Merz
16:30           Conclusion
17:30           ETP Conference Dinner  - The Point Hotel

Wednesday 17th April 2013

10:00           Registration and Coffee
10:30           Welcome & Overview - Prof. Robin Wallace, ETP Directorate - University of Edinburgh
10:40           ETP Review of 2012 - Simon Puttock, ETP Executive Director
10:55           Scottish Enterprise - Adrian Gillespie
11:10           Industry Case Study  - David Mackie, Marine Biopolymers Ltd
11:25           Studentship Case Study - Davide Bocciardo, University of Edinburgh
11:40           Industry Case stdy  - Johnnie Andringa, Gaia Wind
11:55           Industry Case stdy  - Keith Brown, Hydrason Solutions Ltd
12:10           Conclude & Award Student Poster Prize - Professor Sir Jim McDonald, ETP Chair and
                     Principal, University of Strathclyde
12:25           Lunch & Networking

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