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Dwr Uisce Conference 2017 (Sustainability in Energy & Water Resources: Research & Practice)

  • Bangor University Reichel Hall, Ffriddoedd Site, Bangor LL57 2TW Bangor Gwynedd (map)

The first Dwr Uisce 2017 Conference will focus on research and practitioner perspectives in relation to the sustainability of energy & water resources in Ireland and Wales. It is an opportunity for stakeholders in the water and energy sectors to come together and discuss the distinct and common challenges faced in the region. The day will consists of three distinct sessions: 'Practice & Governance', 'Sustainability in Action' and 'Dwr Uisce Perspectives'.

Our event will be opened by Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM, National Assembly for Wales, who is actively involved in the Sustainable Energy action group in the Assembly. As such, his opening address will outline the direction in which Wales has come from and is going in relation to energy and sustainability.

 
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Conference speakers will present a range of organizational perspectives on the role of different types of networks in achieving sustainability goals (Consumer Council for Water, Watef Network, National Federation for Group Water Schemes and Community Energy Wales/National Trust). we will also hear from the Irish regulatory body on the role of efficiency (Commission for Regulation of Utilities), evidence and opinion from industry on their role in supporting and delivering a low-carbon water sector (Adnams PLC and Dulas), while also hearing from researchers on what they provide in the drive efficiency (Waternomics and Dwr Uisce).

There also will be an opportunity for conference participants to give their own 2-minute perpective on an energy efficiency water sector. If you are interested in giving your own pitch, please email us (admin@dwr-uisce.eu) as we will add you to the schedule.

Further details concerning the conference schedule, travel and accommodation options, and other related information are provided below, and regularly updated as and when required. For more information contact us.