Programme

Updated 17 June

MONDAY 16 SEPTEMBER

6.00pm

Exhibition opening and evening buffet

Welcome speeches from:

  • Maria Wardrobe, Director of Communications and External Relations, NEA
  • TBC, SSE
8.00pm Networking opportunity continues

TUESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER

9.00am

Opening Address

  • Adam Scorer, Chief Executive, NEA
  • TBC, SSE

9.30am

Keynote Address

  • Dan Jarvis, Metro Mayor

9.45am

Session 1 | Mission: Exploring fuel poverty across the four nations of the UK

  • Peter Smith, Director of Policy and Research, NEA
  • Haf Elgar, Wales coalition member and Director, Friends of the Earth Cymru (invited)
  • John French, Chief Executive, Community Council for Northern Ireland
  • Representative from Scottish coalition
11.00am Coffee break

11.30am

Session 2 | Mission: Funding and delivering energy efficient homes

  • Olivia Haslam, Deputy Director, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Liz Bisset, Member, Committee on Fuel Poverty
  • Graham Ayling, Senior Project Manager, Energy Saving Trust
  • Jeremy Nesbitt, Managing Director, Affordable Warmth Solutions
  • Gearoid Lane, Chief Executive, Agility Eco
12.45pm Lunch
1.40pm Annual General Meeting

2.00pm

Session 3 | Mission: Protecting and engaging vulnerable consumers in utility markets

  • Meghna Tewari, Ofgem
  • Jess Cook, Project Development Manager (Water Poverty), NEA
  • Dhara Vyas, Head of Future Energy Services, Citizens Advice
3.15pm Coffee break

3.45pm

Session 4 | Mission: Equity for all in the transition to a low carbon economy

  • David Green, Vice President, NEA (Chair)
  • Richard Halsey, Senior Programme Manager, ES Catapult
  • Emma Bridge, Chief Executive, Community Energy England
  • Bindi Patel, Head of Scheme, Heat Trust
5.oopm End of day one
7.00pm Conference gala dinner at Cutlers Hall

WEDNESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER

9.00am Optional workshop | Implementing Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

9.30am

Session 5 | Mission: Exploring the lived experience of fuel poverty

  • Gillian Cooper, Head of Energy Policy, Citizens Advice
  • Anna Feuchtwang, Chair of the End Fuel Poverty Coalition (invited)
  • Contributions from stakeholders throughout the session
10.45am Coffee break

11.15am

Session 6 | Mission: Warm and healthy homes

  • Rob Howard, Consultant in Public Health, Leicestershire County Council
  • Rachel Toms, Programme Manager Housing and Healthy Places, Public Health England
  • Prof Mark Gamsu, Professor of Health Inequality & Chair of Sheffield CAB (invited)

12.40pm

Closing Address

1.15pm Lunch available
2.00pm Conference closes

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Published on 17-06-2019
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