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.
• 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
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, Trinity College Dublin. Dŵr Uisce 'Distributing our Water Resources: Utilising Integrated, Smart and low-Carbon Energy'.
09.40 – 10.10 Paul O’Callaghan, Bluetech Research. (Private Sector).
10.10 – 10.30 Mike Pedley. Welsh Water. (Private Sector).
10.30 – 10.40 Innovation Opportunities– Q&A
10.40 – 11.30 2-min Water, Energy and Innovation: Intersectoral pitches.
11.30 – 12.00 Coffee & networking
Innovation in Practice (Chair: Aonghus McNabola)
12.00 – 12.15 Triona Collins, Water Services, Tipperary County Council. (Communities Sector).
12.15– 12.30 John Durkan, ABP Food Group. (Food Sector).
12.30 – 12.45 Benny McDonagh, EPS Group. (Energy and Water Treatment Supply Sectors).
12:45 – 13:05 Keith Jones, National Trust Wales. (NGO, Environmental, Conservation 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