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ERA Vision - The Midlands Energy Conference

Date: Monday 26th November 2018

Location: De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre at the University of Nottingham

Price: Free to attend.

Book your free place at ERA Vision

This conference, organised by the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA), takes place at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham on Monday 26th November. It brings together the leading academic and industrial energy experts from throughout the Midlands to explore, discuss and debate the latest developments in energy research and innovation. All aspects of energy will be showcased from community energy initiatives to novel battery innovation, thermal energy, hydrogen generation, energy storage technologies, bioenergy and more.

First Keynote Speaker Announced: Robert Llewellyn

In addition, it will also be featuring a number of special guest speakers who can provide unique insights in their particular field. ERA is delighted to announce the first of these - Robert Llewellyn - host of the electric vehicle show, Fully Charged, and former star of TV programmes including Scrapheap Challenge and Red Dwarf.

Programme for ERA Vision - The Midlands Energy Conference

9.30-10.00 Arrival and coffee

10.00-10.30 Energy and the Industrial Strategy

10.30-11.00 Prospering from the Energy Revolution

11.00-11.45 The Smart Cities approach to community energy

11.45-12.00 Refreshment break - opportunity to visit exhibition

12.00-12.45 Energy Capital: How market opportunities, smart energy opportunities and public ambition come together

12.45-13.30 Lunch - opportunity to visit exhibition

13.30-14.15 Energy Futures: Selected presentations from 6 ERA PhD students in the PechaKucha style

14.20-15.15 Seminar session 1: Academic and industrial partnerships   Seminar session 2: New energy technologies

15.15-15.30 Refreshment break - opportunity to visit exhibition

15.30-16.15 Energy storage alternatives – beyond batteries

16.15-16.40 The Green Transport Revolution: Guest speaker Robert Llewellyn

16.40 - 17.00 Q&A session with panel

17.00  Conference finishes, followed by drinks reception


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