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iHEAT 2012 Conference Programme

Opening Session - Optimised thermal storage & accumulation of energy
10:00 Dr Justin Hayward, Conference Director & Consultant, CIR Strategy
10:05 Graham Ford - Chairman's Opening Remarks
10:10 Keith Clarke, VP Embedded Segment at ARM Holdings plc
Smart Energy ecosystem - What is possible today & where we need to get to?
10:30 Cormac McHugh, Galu Ltd
Accumulating energy intelligently
10:50 Andrew Bissell, CEO, Sunamp
Phase Change Materials for Storage
11:10 Panel with Moderator

11:30 Coffee break

Session 2 - Metering & Sensing products
11:50 Simon Daniel, Managing Director, Moixa Energy
A Vision for Metering Heat (Smart Home Anglia Project)
12:10 Stephen Pattenden, Director, SH&BA
Smart Homes & Buildings: Refurb for Life
12:20 Will Hopkins, Technical Director, Your Smart Home UK
Smart home heating and entertainment automation
12:35 Panel with Moderator

13:00 Lunch and Exhibitions

Session 3 - Intelligent Control Systems
14:00 Aref Taidi, New Era Controls
Controling Metered Systems
14:15 Russell Haggar, VP Business Development & Co-founder, Xsilon
In-Home M2M: Connecting up sensors for mass deployment
14:30 Ian Rose, PassivSystems
M2M: bring the home to life
14:45 Panel Q & A
15:00 Tea break

Final Session - Smart Home Heat Automation
Moderated by Fiona Harvey, Environment Correspondent at The Guardian Newspaper
15:30 Dr Laura Haynes, Cabinet Office BIT
Smart heating technology: survey results on energy savings
15:45 Neil Witney, Senior Manager, Heat Strategy and Policy, DECC
The Heat Strategy Framework & the role of innovation
16:00 Dr Jeff Hardy, Senior Manager, Ofgem
Regulatory challenges in the transition to low-carbon heat
16:15 Pilgrim Beart, Founder, AlertMe
Customer Engagement or Intelligent Learning?
16:30 Fiona Saunders, Head of Investment Commercialisation, Connected Homes, British Gas
Homes are about to get smarter
16:45 Panel with Fiona Harvey, Chairperson's Summary
17:15 Networking & drinks

6 Unique Features of the iHEAT and iWater&Waste Conference

  • The only one-day, two stream conference in Europe to cover wider aspects of intelligent heating, water and waste for emergent future trends
  • 6 years of assembling the thought leaders, strategists, academics and innovators in the business
  • Refresh all your relationships and learning in a single day out of the office
  • Dedicated innovation pitching competition
  • 80% of delegates are at director level
  • Pricing matrix with even lower levels to suit all key categories of valued delegate for excellent networking

The delegate fee enabled an individual access to the full day, in either stream.

Cambridge University hosts this 6th conference in the series at purpose-built conference facility in beautiful and relaxed surrounds near the historic centre.

Over 100 senior executives to attend across the interconnected streams of heating and water and waste mingled in networking.

We hope you enjoy the conference and exhibition. There is a conference on water and waste-as-resource (access to all), and a seminar on smart demand (joint networking) going on at the same time and venue.

Justin, Maya, Claire, Suba, Adriana, Alberto, Mallika
CIR Conference Team 2012