Innovation Opportunities (Chair: Prysor Williams)
09.30 – 09.40 Aonghus McNabola, “Dŵr Uisce Distributing our Water Resources: Utilising Integrated, Smart and low-Carbon Energy”. Trinity College Dublin.
09.40 – 10.10 Paul O’Callaghan, “Analysing successes, failures and opportunities in the water and energy nexus”. BlueTech Research (Private Sector).
10.10 – 10.30 Mike Pedley. “Back to the future - via the present: progress and challenges for energy in the UK Water Industry”. Welsh Water. (Private Sector).
10.30 – 10.40 Innovation Opportunities– Q&A
10.40 – 11.30 2-min Water, Energy and Innovation: Intersectoral pitches.
BlueBread Board, Tom Baur
Dwr Uisce Bangor University, Richard Dallison
Cully Automation, William Lynch
ESIPP Energy Systems Integration Partnership Programme UCD, Kaan Dereli
Dwr Uisce Bangor University, Nathan Walker
Water CoLab, Nicholas O'Brien
REDAWN TCD, Djordje Mitrovic
H2Ozone, Liam O'Flannagain
Bringittothelab, Stephen O'Connell
11.30 – 12.00 Coffee & networking
Innovation in Practice (Chair: Aonghus McNabola)
12.00 – 12.15 Triona Collins, “Engaging with the rural water community: I must do Something”. Water Services, Tipperary County Council. (Communities Sector).
12.15– 12.30 Barry O’Donovan, “Doing more with less”. ABP Food Group. (Food Sector).
12.30 – 12.45 Benny McDonagh, “Rethinking Energy”. EPS Group. (Energy and Water Treatment Supply Sectors).
12:45 – 13:05 John Gallagher & Paul Coughlan, “Innovating for low‐carbon energy through hydropower”. Trinity College Dublin. (Conservation Charity Sector).
13:05 –13:15 Innovation and Practice – Q&A
13:15 – 14.10 Lunch & networking
Demonstrating Learning (Chair: Paul Coughlan)
14.10 – 14.30 Dŵr Uisce Hydropower Demonstration sites. Irene Fernandez & Daniele Novara (Trinity College Dublin). Blackstairs Group Water Scheme, Ireland & Tŷ Mawr Wybrnant, National Trust, Wales.
14.30 – 14:50 Dŵr Uisce Heat Recovery Demonstration sites. Isabel Schestak & Jan Spriet (Bangor University & Trinity College Dublin). Penrhyn Castle, National Trust, Wales.
14.50 –15:10 Demonstrating Cluster Growth. Ana de Almeida Kumlien (Trinity College Dublin). Demonstrating learning in action in a water and energy smart specialisation cluster.
15.10 – 15:20 Demonstrating Learning – Q&A
Closing remarks & call for action.
15:20–15:30 Aonghus McNabola, Dŵr Uisce project, Trinity College Dublin.
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