#FPRN7 Fuel Poverty in Wales

12:00 PM 25 November - 4:00 PM 26 November 2019
Fuel Poverty Research Network , Temple of Peace Cardiff, Welsh Centre for International Affairs, Temple of Peace, King Edward VII Ave, Cathays Park, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Join the Fuel Poverty Research Network for their 7th event. Booking now open!

Their 7th event will be delivered in partnership with Cardiff University. Expect a great line up of speakers, including leading academics in the field, the VCS and Welsh Government, interactive sessions, and exciting announcements about their future plans.

How do I book?

Please book via the University of Salford’s website. Event fee is £30 and includes lunch on both days and refreshments. Accommodation is not included in the fee. Please see this list of Cardiff city centre hotels for guidance.

Is there any funding available to cover costs?

With the kind support of the Eaga Charitable Trust, they are able to offer a number of bursaries to early-career researchers and practitioners to enable attendance at the event in Cardiff. The £150 bursaries can be used to help with travel and accommodation costs and conference fees. Bursaries are available to anyone within the first 10 years of their professional or academic career. If this applies to you, please complete the application form (Word doc) if interested and email this to Aimee Ambrose (a.ambrose@shu.ac.uk) by 11th October.

How can I get involved?

The Fuel Poverty Research Network are again inviting those working in the field to share their work in a short 5-minute ‘lightening’presentation, followed by a panel discussion. You can express your interest in doing so via the registration form below, or by emailing Aimee Ambrose (a.ambrose@shu.ac.uk).The deadline for expressions of interest for lightening talks is Friday 11th October.How can I get involved? They are again inviting those working in the field to share their work in a short 5-minute ‘lightening’presentation, followed by a panel discussion. You can express your interest in doing so via the registration form below, or by emailing Aimee Ambrose (a.ambrose@shu.ac.uk).The deadline for expressions of interest for lightening talks is Friday 11th October.

They look forward to welcoming you to Cardiff in November.

Programme

The programme is still being finalised. It is provided here in draft to give an indication of the structure of the events, and the speakers confirmed so far.

Day 1 – Monday 25th November (Midday to 5pm)
  • Midday – Registration and lunch
  • Keynote: Professor Phil Jones, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University
  • Lightning Talks
  • Adam Scorer, Director, NEA Cymru
  • Stephen Chamberlain, Welsh Government, Domestic Energy Efficiency & Fuel Poverty Branch
  • Abi Woodham, Welsh Government
  • 5pm – Finish and Evening Social
Day 2 – Tuesday 26th November (9:30 to 4pm)
  • 09:15 for a 09:30 start
  • Keynote: Dr Brenda Boardman, Emeritus Fellow, Environmental ChangeInstitute, University of Oxford
  • Nicky Hodges, Senior Researcher, Centre for Sustainable Energy, Bristol
  • Slow cooked ideas to build energy resilience in deprived communities. Nicky Hodges and Ellie Stevens, Centre for Sustainable Energy
  • Lunch and Networking
  •  Interactive session: Aneaka Kellay, Carbon Co-op, Manchester
  • Juliet Morris, Project Development Officer, Care and Repair Cymru
  • Peter Hughes, Partnership Development Manager, Nest & Energy Saving Trust
  • Interactive Session on the future of Fuel Poverty in Wales
  • 16:00 Finish
For more details and booking click here.