I am looking forward to participating in this conference. Emigration to Wales is on the cards…..


12th November 2009

Innova 1
Tredegar Business Park
Blaenau Gwent

9.00-9.30 Registration and Coffee

9.30-10.00 Ministerial Address
Jane Davidson AM Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing
Leighton Andrews AM Deputy Minister for Regeneration

10.00-10.30 British Gas Green Skills Centre and cutting edge renewable energy technologies
Gearoid Lane, Managing Director, British Gas New Energy

10.30-11.00 Wales Zero Carbon Hub
Chris Jofeh - Chair

11.00-11.30 Tea/coffee

11.30-11.45 Climate Change Champions

11.45-12.15 A sustainable energy region
Mayor Peter Vadasz from thetown of Güssing in SE Austria

12.15-12.45 ‘The Works’ Welsh Passive House Competition
The Winning Entry – Justin Bere, Bere Architects

12.45-13.45 Lunch, exhibitions and demonstrations

13.45-14.15 Launch of the ‘Low Carbon Regions Project’
Peter Davies – Sustainable Development Commission

14.15-15.00 Workshops

a) The impact of a low carbon economy on fuel poverty – Victoria Eynon, NEA

b) Research & Development for renewables in Wales – Prof Phil Jones, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University.

c) Refurbishment Exemplars in Wales – Nick Tune, Director BRE Wales

d) What a Waste! –Melica Kitson, Constructing Excellence

15.00-15.15 Workshop feedback

15.15-15.45 The Future for Wales - Countdown to Copenhagen & the Energy White Paper
Karen Morrow, Professor of Law Swansea University.

15.45-16.15 Refreshments, networking, exhibitions, demonstrations and close of conference