Joint Utilities Engagement Event - 14 December 2017

An invitation to December's Energy and Utilities Alliance's (EUA) ​Network Engineering and Equipment Group (NEEG) meeting has been extended to members of Future Water Association and United Kingdom Society for Trenchless Technology (UKSTT). The meeting, which is free to attend, is taking place on Thursday 14th December and will be hosted by member company WRc in Swindon.
 
Attendees will receive updates and exclusive insight from key industry speakers:
  • Dwr Cymru Welsh Water - learn more about the way innovation is embedded and managed within this company
  • The Home Builders Federation - outlining challenges to utility connections providers, along with house building updates and policy.
  • Achilles UVDB will be providing updates on their platform and addressing feedback from member companies.
  • National Infrastructure Commission - working towards the UK’s first National Infrastructure Assessment
  • WRc – ‘Working with the GDN’s on Innovation’ including a trip to WRc test facilities to witness a demo.
  • UK Regulators Network - UKRN provides the structure for regulators to consider common issues and policy areas across the utility sectors. Hear about their work and cross sectoral issues

    Please see the draft agenda below for further details: 

10.00 – 10.05

Welcome from EUA

Chair

 

   10.05 – 10.40

 

National Infrastructure Commission

“Working towards the UK’s first National Infrastructure Assessment.”

The NIC offers independent, strategic thinking, analysis and advice to address the UK’s long-term infrastructure needs and monitors Government progress. This session will update delegates on energy and water.

Chris Newitt

National Infrastructure Commission

10.40 – 11.15

 

 

UK Regulators Network (UKRN)

‘Tackling cross sector challenges’

The UKRN provides the structure for regulators to consider common issues and policy areas across the utility sectors. Hear about their work and cross sectoral discussions.

Rachel Wright

Director, UKRN

11.15 – 11:30

Refreshment Break

 

 

11.30 – 12.10

 

 

Home Builders Federation

This session will cover challenges to utility connections providers and give house building policy updates.

 

Stephen Wielebski

Senior Consultant to the HBF

 12.10 – 12.45

 

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water

Learn more about the way innovation is embedded and managed within this company.

Andy Blackhall

Water Strategy Manager and Non-Executive Director of Waterwise

12.45 – 13.15

Lunch / Networking

 

13.15 – 13.45

 

Achilles UVDB

Achilles UVDB will present updates on their platform and address feedback from delegates

 

Gavin Pickup

Community Manager

13.45 – 14.30

 

 

WRC 

‘Working with GDN’s on Innovation’

TBC


To register your interest in attending what promises to be a very interesting and informative session please email Peter Day - peter@eua.org.uk
 
         
The Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) provides a leading industry voice helping shape the future policy direction within the sector. Using its wealth of expertise and over 100 years of experience, it acts to further the best interests of its members and the wider community in working towards a sustainable, energy secure and efficient future. EUA has six organisational divisions - Utility Networks, the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC), the Industrial & Commercial Energy Association (ICOM), the Hot Water Association (HWA), the Manufacturers’ Association of Radiators and Convectors (MARC) and the Natural Gas Vehicles Network (NGV Network) - www.eua.org.uk

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