You are invited to attend IDHEE’s Smart Future Conference 2017. This year’s conference combines a conference and exhibition with an informal networking event. The venue in the Crows Nest and Balcony Rooms at the National Conference Centre is easily accessible, close to the M6, with ample onsite parking & good rail links.
Delegate cost is for:
- IDHEE members £30.00/person (excluding VAT - £36.00 inclusive)
- Non-members £50.00/person (excluding VAT - £60.00 inclusive)
There will be a series of senior speakers from the main industry influencers including BEIS (formerly DECC), Every Home Counts (formerely Bonfield), senior representatives of the controls, metering, storage and skills sectors. Following the presentations there will be an opportunity to ask questions in an open forum led by the speakers. These sessions will give delegates the opportunity to raise issues affecting the industry and obtain insight into the future of domestic heating in the UK. If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact David Matthews at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01895 820 954.
Exhibition and Networking
We are hosting an exhibition in the balcony rooms which will feature some of the latest smart technology from various manufacturers and skills bodies.
National Conference Centre (NCC) is easily accessible with ample onsite parking and good rail connections. NCC directions on their website: www.nationalconferencecentre.co.uk/contact-us/. The venue is a 5-minute taxi ride from Birmingham International Station.
Booking - Can be made either:
- here through the Eventbrite website where payment can be made by debit/card
- or you can take the cheque or invoice option and so pay IDHEE directly via BACS, cheque or card.
If you have any queries, contact us at email@example.com or call 01895 820 954.
Programme of Events
The event will start with coffee at 10.00am for 10.30 start with exhibition, conference, networking and discussion groups.
SMART FUTURE Conference Programme(subject to minor changes):
Smart Policy; Where next in 2020 and 2050?
Smart Buildings; Where is it all going?
Smart Controls and Thermostats
Smart Storage; batteries, buffers and phase change
Smart Metering; fad or fabulous?
Smart Skills and Certification; will it work for small businesses?
10.00 am: Coffee
10.30 am: Chairman’s Introduction
10.35 am: Smart Policy; Where next in 2020 and 2050? - BEIS(formerly DECC)
2020 - RHI, ECO and Building Regs? 2050 - Hydrogen or electricity?
11.00 am: Open discussion on future policy
11.15 am: Smart Buildings; Where is it all going? – IDHEE and Worcester Bosch
A brief overview of the market including Hive, Nest, Amazon Echo & Google Hive
3 aspects: Automation, Remote Control & Grid Support
11.45 am: Open discussion on smart buildings
12.00 pm: Morning Coffee break
12.15 am: Smart Controls and Thermostats – Honeywell, Salus and Danfoss
What is the latest technology and what is coming up soon?
12.45 pm: Open discussion on smart controls and thermostats
1.00 pm: Lunch
1.50 pm: Smart Storage – Tesla, Doug Haigh of Begetube and Brian Sensecall
Covering batteries, phase change storage and buffer store design
2.20 pm: Open discussion on smart storage
2.40 pm: Smart Meters – Mike Woodhall of Chameleon and Utilities Warehouse
How will it affect the domestic heating sector?
3.10 pm: Open discussion on smart metering
3.30 pm: Smart Skills and Certification – EHC and David Matthews, Chair of RESF
How to improve heating knowledge and competency
4.00 pm: Open discussion on smart skills and certification
4.20 pm: Close
We look forward to seeing you
And thanks to our sponsors who make this event possible.
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When & Where
01895 820 954
2 Linden Square