The Future of Energy for the UK's
Our opening session looks at how decision-makers and key city/town stakeholders can ensure that sustainable energy can play a major role in powering our future urban landscapes. We will be joined by an exciting panel of experts from local authorities, NGOs and the private sector to discuss how sustainable energy can power our cities and towns, exploring future trends and detailing how projects have already been financed and how they be replicated elsewhere.
Amy is Director of Operations at the inspirational NGO 10:10 and returns for a second year as a host. Amy will lead the discussion to find out exactly how the UK's cities and towns can deliver more sustainable energy projects. She received a fantastic response from delegates at last year's event and we are delighted to welcome Amy back.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
FORUM FOR THE FUTURE
BUILT ENV. & INFRASTRUCTURE LEAD
Martin is a senior member of Forum's Energy Team, leading on the delivery of their work in the built environment and infrastructure sectors. He will showcase some of Forum's latest initiatives and explain how they are helping to develop opportunities for the UK's cities and towns to deploy more sustainable energy investments.
SOUTHEND ON SEA BOROUGH COUNCIL
ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY MANAGER
Jeremy drives Southend Borough Council's energy and sustainability projects, helping to deliver in excess of £19 million worth of sustainable energy projects in the town. He has been instrumental in developing the Council's reputation as one of the leading public sector organisations on sustainable finance.
OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
We are delighted that Seema Dave from Oxfordshire County Council will be joining us at Creating Sustainable Cities 2017. Seema is the project lead on the DIMES (Distributed Integrated Multi-Use Energy System) project – a unique mega-watt project for the UK - is looking at how a high-tech Fuel Cell system could heat, electrically power and provide hydrogen transport fuel for new developments. They have conducted an initial feasibility study to check commercial viability and other technical outcomes of the project.