Our conference programme is ready for you: #dwruisce2018

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Our conference programme is now ready for you. More than 30 companies and 90 attendees are expected to attend.  Some of the networks attending include: the National Federation of Group Water Schemes, EPS, BlueTech Research, RPS, Engineers Ireland, DCU, UCD, National Trust Wales, EIP Water, Bangor University and much more. The 2nd Dwr Uisce Annual Conference is tailored to hook up companies, legislators and industries with cutting-edge engineer and environmental research, to grow local economies and improve long-term sustainability of water supplies. Some details of the event are shown below: • Topic: Water-Energy Innovation • When: Tuesday, 23rd October from 9am to 3pm. •

Target audience: Industry/HEI/Regulators/Local Authorities interested in water and energy savings.

• Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/2nd-annual-dwr-uisce-water-energy-conference-tickets-45514940412

• Venue: Trinity College Dublin, tea/coffee and lunch will be provided.

Registration is free however numbers are limited.

• 2-min pitches: Companies and researchers involved in the areas of water and energy savings, are invited to express interest in pitching their work/product during the event.

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2nd Annual Dŵr Uisce

Water–Energy Innovation

Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute TBSI,  2nd Floor, The Exchange Room Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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 OpportunitiesQ&A

10.40 – 11.30  2-min Water, Energy and Innovation: Intersectoral pitches. read

  • Blue BreadBoard

  • BringIttotheLab

  • Cully Automation

  • Bangor University (Dwr Uisce): 1. Climate change & 2. Water industry benchmarking

  • H2Ozone

  • RPS

  • ShowerSave

  • Trinity College Dublin (REDAWN)

  • University College Dublin: ESIPP (Energy Systems Integration Partnership Programme (ESIPP)

 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 John Durkan, “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

15.20 – 15.30 Aonghus McNabola, Dŵr Uisce project, Trinity College Dublin. Closing remarks & call for action.