Smart Energy Conference 2021

A COP26 Regional Roadshow event
Tuesday 2 November
ICC Belfast

Meet the Smart Energy speakers and see the day's agenda

Smart Energy agenda

Time Item Speakers
8.30am Registration opens and refreshments served at circular tables allowing for networking.
9.00am Welcome Rachel Anderson, Head of Communications and Policy, RES
9.05am Keynote speech Economy Minister, Gordon Lyons
9.35am Future Energy panel discussion:

Introduction by Chair

Presentation from each panellist
Questions to the panel from the Chair, then opened to audience Q&A

Rachel Anderson, Head of Communications and Policy, RES

David Surplus, Managing Director, B9 Energy Storage Ltd

Dr Joe Devlin, Senior Analyst, Energia Group and Chair of the WEI Hydrogen and Electrofuels Working Group

Tamasin Fraser, Director, ABO Wind NI

10.45am Networking tea break
11.00am Speech: “What does going digital mean for the sector?” Le-Ann Campbell, Associate Solicitor, Carson McDowell energy team
11.25 Launch of new RenewableNI report by KPMG on economic impact of renewable industry Russell Smyth, Partner, Corporate Finance, KPMG
11.45am Audience Q&A Le-Ann Campbell, Associate Solicitor, Carson McDowell energy team
Russell Smyth, Partner, Corporate Finance, KPMG
Steven Agnew, Head of RenewableNI
12.00pm-12.45pm Networking lunch
Attendees move to separate room for buffet lunch at networking tables.
NB masks must be worn when moving between rooms.
12.45pm Presentation: “Who are Local Energy Scotland and how does ‘the Scottish model’ work” Mark Brennan, Shared Ownership Manager, Local Energy Scotland
1pm Community Benefit Panel Discussion.
Introduction by ChairPanel introductions
Questions to the panel from the Chair, then opened to audience Q&A
Steven Agnew, Head of RenewableNI
Mark Brennan, Shared Ownership Manager, Local Energy Scotland
Anne Ford, Chair, Drumlin Wind Energy Co-op
Derek Roddy, Co-Founder & CEO, climote
2pm Closing address Steven Agnew, Head of RenewableNI
2.15pm Close and networking refreshments.

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