Sustainability in Energy & Water Resources: Research & Practice

Friday 27th October 2017, Bangor University

 

09.00 – 09.10     Aonghus McNabola, Dwr Uisce project, Trinity College Dublin - Welcome Address & Year 1 of Dwr Uisce
09:10 – 09:15     Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM, National Assembly for Wales - Opening Address
Practice & Governance
09.15 – 09.30      Evangelia Moutselou, Consumer Council for Water - Insights into consumer behaviour for water consumption in Wales
09:30 – 09:45    Eoghan Clifford, National University of Ireland, Galway - Information and communication technology (ICT) in the water sector
09.45 – 10.00     Kemi Adeyeye, University of Bath - How a network can promote best practice in water efficiency
10.00 – 10.15       Aoife Crowe, Commission for Regulation of Utilities - Regulation and Innovation
10.15 – 10.40       Panel Discussion (Chair: Sopan Patil, Bangor University)
Sustainability in Action
11.10 – 11.30        Participant Pitch (2-minute contributions by participants) - My interest in the sustainability of water and energy resources
11.30 – 11.45       Richard Carter, Adnams PLC - Why water and energy savings are important to our future
11.45 – 12.00      Barry Dean, National Federation of Group Water Schemes - Delivering improved efficiency in community water supply schemes
12.00 – 12.15      Alistair Marsden, Dulas Ltd - Renewable energy in supporting a sustainable region
12.15 – 12:30      Keith Jones, Community Energy Wales - Reflecting on Welsh achievements as a sustainable energy and water nation
12.30 – 12.55      Panel Discussion (Chair: Aonghus McNabola, Trinity College Dublin)
Dwr Uisce Perspectives
13:45 – 13:55     Andrew Norton, Bangor University - Using performance indicators to identify the impact of the water industry
13:55 – 14:05    Daniele Novara, Trinity College Dublin - Energy recovery through micro-hydropower in water networks
14:05 – 14:15     Jan Spriet, Trinity College Dublin - Heat recovery potential from domestic wastewater
14:15 – 14:25     Vanajah Siva, Trinity College Dublin - Developing the smart specialisation cluster for the region
14.25 – 14.50     Roundtable Discussion (Chair: Paul Coughlan, Trinity College Dublin)
14.50 – 15.00     Aonghus McNabola, Dwr Uisce project, Trinity College Dublin - Closing remarks
15.00 – 15.30     Post-conference Stakeholder meetings & networking
  Welcome & Year 1 of Dwr Uisce

Welcome & Year 1 of Dwr Uisce

Aonghus McNabola

The Dwr Uisce principal investigator from Trinity College Dublin gave the welcome address.

  How a Network can Promote Best Practice in Water Efficiency

How a Network can Promote Best Practice in Water Efficiency

Kemi Adeyeye

Represented University of Bath in her discussion regarding networks promoting best practices in water efficiency.

  Delivering Improved Efficiency in Community Water Supply Schemes

Delivering Improved Efficiency in Community Water Supply Schemes

Barry Deane

From National Federation of Group Water Schemes discussed the functions of group water schemes in Ireland.

  Using Performance Indicators to Identify the Impact of the Water Industry

Using Performance Indicators to Identify the Impact of the Water Industry

Andrew Norton

From Bangor University presented the project progress from the Policy Support & Guidance on benchmark and assessments.

  Insights into Consumer Behavior for Water Consumption in Wales

Insights into Consumer Behavior for Water Consumption in Wales

Evangelia (Lia) Moutselou

From Consumer Council for Water presented the customer perspectives of water efficiency and consumption.

  Regulation and Innovation

Regulation and Innovation

Aoife Crowe

From Commission for Regulation of Utilities presented a comprehensive set of water and energy regulations in Ireland.

  Renewable Energy in Supporting a Sustainable Region

Renewable Energy in Supporting a Sustainable Region

Alistair Marsden

From Dulas Ltd presented an organizational representation of renewable energy initiatives.

  Energy Recovery through Micro Hydropower in Water Networks

Energy Recovery through Micro Hydropower in Water Networks

Daniele Novara

From Trinity College Dublin presented the project progress from the Engineering theme on MHP and pump-as-turbines (PATs)

  Developing the Smart Specialization Cluster for the Region

Developing the Smart Specialization Cluster for the Region

Vanajah Siva

From Trinity College Dublin presented the project progress from the Dissemination & Collaboration theme on smart specialization cluster.

  Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Water Sector

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Water Sector

Eoghan Clifford

From the NUI Galway discussed the role of ICT in securing sustainable access to sufficient and safe water.

  Why water and Energy Savings are Important to our Future

Why water and Energy Savings are Important to our Future

Richard Carter

From Adnams Plc presented studies on the importance of water and energy savings.

  Reflecting on Welsh Achievements as a Sustainable Energy and Water Nation

Reflecting on Welsh Achievements as a Sustainable Energy and Water Nation

Keith Jones

From Community Energy Wales reflected on Welsh achievements in sustainable water and energy.

  Heat Recovery Potential from Domestic Wastewater

Heat Recovery Potential from Domestic Wastewater

Jan Spriet

From Trinity College Dublin presented the project progress from the Engineering theme on drain water heat recovery (DWHR).