Scotland Energy Efficiency Awards

Double Tree Hilton Hotel

Friday 7th June, 2019, Glasgow

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Scotland Regional Energy Efficiency Awards 2019 Presentation Event

Event Properties

Event Date 07-Jun-2019 5:30 pm
Capacity 300
Available place 300
Individual Price £75 (excl. VAT)
Location DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central

Venue Information - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central

Check in to DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central and count on stylish comfort and a signature warm chocolate chip cookie. This stylish hotel with characterful interiors is just 10 minutes away from Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central railway stations. Nestled in the heart of the city centre, we’re within walking distance of the main shopping district and top attractions including the famous Glasgow City Chambers and iconic Glasgow Cathedral.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central boasts 300 elegant guest rooms and suites, including complimentary WiFi, a 40-inch LCD TV, work desk, and 24-hour room service. Select an executive room for access to our Executive Lounge, serving complimentary breakfast, drinks and snacks. For extra space choose a suite with separate living area and kitchenette.

Indulge in a hearty Wake up DoubleTree Breakfast™ and choose from our extensive hot and cold buffet made with fresh seasonal produce. De-stress with a workout, a swim in our Juvenate Health and Leisure Club or take it easy with a drink in Cask Bar. This contemporary bar offers food throughout the day plus craft beers and fine wines. Dine in our sophisticated Brisket restaurant featuring fine beef from The Buccleuch estate and our signature “Brisket” dish.

Host a meeting or event in one of our 11 flexible function rooms at this Glasgow hotel and let us help you make your event a success. Our Grand Ballroom is one of the largest hotel ballroom in Scotland seating up to 1,500 guests.

Agenda

5:30PM

Drinks Reception

Meet and greet in the event foyer with complementary drinks.

6:45PM

Move to Dining area

The guests will be invited through to the dining area to take their allocated seats

6:50PM

Introduction and Welcome

Introduction and welcome from Gary Braybrooke

6:55PM

Headline Sponsor

A few words from events headline sponsor

7:00PM

Dinner

Dinner will be served

8:35PM

Tea and Coffee

Tea and coffee served

8:45PM

Speeches

A few brief presentations by selected speakers

8:55PM

Presentations

The awards will be presented by our sponsors.There will be 11 award categories given out. (No acceptance speeches)

10:00PM

Closing Address

Thanks and a few words from Gary Braybrooke.Networking will continue in networking area There will be a cash bar available throughout the night*Please drink responsibly as anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.

Speakers

Peter Sumby

NEA

Peter has worked at NEA since 1996 and has been director of development and delivery since 2006. He is responsible for the delivery of NEA’s practical work programmes which, in partnership with local authorities, housing associations, the health sector, the community sector and energy company partners, seek to demonstrate innovative ways of bringing affordable warmth to low income and vulnerable households.

BEIS

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

We are building an economy that works for everyone, so that there are great places in every part of the UK for people to work and for businesses to invest, innovate and grow. BEIS is a ministerial department, supported by 41 agencies and public bodies

Lesley Rudd

Sustainable Energy Association

As Chief Executive of the Sustainable Energy Association Lesley draws on 30 years in the energy industry. She has worked on a range of energy policy developments across the whole energy chain from upstream to downstream and in a number of countries. The range of roles she has held include Commercial Negotiator, Audit Manager, Head of Communication, Head of Stakeholder and Government Relations and Senior Consultant. Lesley’s current focus is on the development of policy to decarbonise heating by growing the market for energy efficiency and low carbon heat. Her commercial background together with her experience of working with governments and regulators to shape energy policy give Lesley an understanding and focus on developing practical policy solutions. Lesley is a fellow of the Energy Institute, a qualified accountant (CIMA) and has a degree in Business Studies.

Norman Kerr

Energy Action Scotland

Norman joined Energy Action Scotland in 1996, becoming Director in April 2005. Prior to this he worked with Heatwise Glasgow for 12 years as Production Unit Manager with responsibility for delivering the organisation’s energy efficiency programmes. Norman is Deputy Chair of the Scottish Fuel Poverty Advisory Panel and the Scottish Fuel Poverty Partnership Forum having previously been Deputy Chair of the Scottish Fuel Poverty Forum and a member of the Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force and the Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group. Norman also sat on the Scottish Government’s Regulation of Energy Efficiency in the Private Sector (REEPS) Working Group. He is a member of the Scottish Government’s Just Transition Commission, a trustee of the Aberdeen Combined Heat and Power Company, a member of the NEA Executive Board and is an independent fuel poverty advisor to SSE. He is currently on the stakeholder engagement groups for both of the Distribution Network Operator companies (DNOs) in Scotland. Norman was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2016 for services to the Children’s Hearing System in Scotland and for voluntary and charitable work in Glasgow. Norman served 32 years in the Children’s Hearing system as a volunteer holding a number of posts at local and national levels before stepping down in June 2016.

Graham Simpson

Member of Scottish Parliament

Graham Simpson is an MSP for the Central Scotland Region and Shadow Housing and Planning Minister. Graham is a member of the Local Government and Communities Committee in the Scottish Parliament and Convenor of the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee. Graham’s parliamentary work includes scrutiny of the Fuel Poverty Bill. Prior to entering politics, Graham was a journalist from 1983 until 2016, working for various newspapers. He joined The Scottish Sun as a sub editor in 1990 and was with the paper until elected as an MSP, apart from a brief stint at the Daily Record.

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