Drop-in sessions over 3 mornings

January 26 2021

Registration CLOSES 4pm, Mon 25 Jan

Kent County Council


 Registration is closed for this event
January 26th, 2021 9:00 AM through January 28th, 2021 12:00 PM

Date & Time

January 26 2021 - January 28 2021, 08:30 - 12:00

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Event information

Tues 26 Jan (Morning 1): How are we doing and what have we got to do?

Time Location Description Speakers
08:30-09.30 Networking & Table Chat Join, profile set-up, plus chat and networking on tables. All participants
09.30-09.40 Presentation Welcome: The UK's zero carbon recovery challenge Graham Lock, Founder, Low Carbon Homes
09.40-09.45 Presentation Opening Address: Retrofit challenges for Kent Brian Horton, Horton Strategic
09.45-09.55 Presentation Opening Address from Kent County Council Susan Carey, Cabinet Member for Environment, Kent County Council
09.55-10.10 Presentation Opportunities in Kent - a local authority perspective Eve Lockton-Goddard, Home Energy Officer, Thanet District Council
10.10-10.15 Table Chats Break All participants
10.15-10.25 Presentation Local renewables take-up + analysis & opportunities: group work + Live Q&A Ian Rippin, CEO & Alex Hughes, Operations Analyst, MCS
10.25-10.35 Presentation Addressing local acute issues: carbon reduction/COVID recovery Richard Partington, AceOn Group
10.35-10.50 Tables Group work on tables All participants
10.50-11.00 Presentation A decarbonisation strategy for non-traditional post-war housing Richard Barwick, (RJ Barwick Ltd) for West Kent Housing Association
11.00-11.10 Presentation ENGIE Retrofit session Andy Merrin, Head of Energy and Innovation, ENGIE
11.10-11.30 Presentation Q&A Q&A with presenters & audience feedback All presenters & participants
11.30-12.00 Tables Chat & networking on tables until Close. All participants

Weds 27 Jan (Morning 2): What else can we do?

Time Location Description Speakers
08.30-09.30 Online Join, profile set-up, plus chat and networking on tables. All participants
09.30-09.40 Online Welcome & Day 1 reflections Graham Lock, Founder, Low Carbon Homes
09.40-09.55 Online Stimulating adoption of low carbon tech by homeowners, through awareness & easy access Prof. Erwin Mlecnik,, Delft Uni. of Technology (TU Delft), NL
09.55-10.10 Online Aiding retrofit through effective web portals Oubbol Oung, Project Manager (Built Environment), City of Rotterdam
Online How pop-up consultancy can engage residents to retrofit Lina Nurali, Triple A Project Manager, City of Antwerp
Testing the installation of different technologies in demonstration exemplars Dr Francesca Baylis, Environment Project Officer, Kent CC
10.10-10.15 Online Break
10.15-10.30 Online One-stop-shop for domestic retrofit – a local approach to a national challenge Russell Smith, Managing Director, Retrofit Works
10.30-11.00 Online Best practice & local relevance: facilitate group work All participants
11.00-11.30 Online Q&A with presenters and audience feedback All presenters & participants
11.30-12.00 Online Chat & networking on tables All participants

Thurs 28 Jan (Morning 3): What's holding us back?

Time Location Description Speakers
08.30-09.30 Online Networking opens: log in, set up profiles + chat & networking on tables. All participants
09.30-09.40 Online Welcome & Day 2 reflections Graham Lock, Founder, Low Carbon Homes & Day 3 Chair
09.40-09.55 Online Futureproof: Beis-funded contractor skills pilot Lucy Pedler, Founder & Architect, The Green Register
09.55-10.10 Online Planning: potential interventions & bold asks Karen Britton, Planning Manager, Canterbury City Council
10.10-10.15 Online Break
10.15-10.30 Online Behaviour change & resident engagement Anna O'Halloran, National Consultancy Manager, tpas
10.30-11.00 Online Facilitated group work on morning's topics: on tables. All participants
11.00-11.25 Online Q&A with all presenters & audience feedback All participants
11.25-11.30 Online Summing up Local Kent representative (TBC)
11.30-12.00 Online Facilitated networking continues until close All participants
Online on Remo. Nothing like a webinar!

Online on Remo. Nothing like a webinar!

Remo offers a sociable and participative mix of multiple table-based video chats, freedom to move around the tables and choose your own experience, live broadcast presentations and Q&A, direct interaction with presenters and attendees, ‘take the mic’, speed networking, hosted tables, facilitated workshops with interactive Miro whiteboard, 1-2-One and 1-2-Many networking and interaction, personal profiles, social links and contact sharing.
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Brian Horton
Brian Horton Horton Strategic
Oubbol Oung
Oubbol Oung City of Rotterdam - Urban Development
Anna O’Halloran
Anna O’Halloran TPAS
Prof. Erwin Mlecnik
Prof. Erwin Mlecnik Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), NL
Lina Nurali
Lina Nurali Triple A Project
Russell Smith
Russell Smith Managing Director, Retrofit Works/Parity Projects
Graham Lock
Graham Lock Founder, Low Carbon Homes
Susan Carey
Susan Carey Kent County Council
Dr Francesca Baylis
Dr Francesca Baylis Kent County Council
Ian Rippin
Ian Rippin Microgeneration Certification Services (MCS)
Alex Hughes
Alex Hughes Microgeneration Certification Services (MCS)
Richard Barwick
Richard Barwick R J Barwick - presenting for West Kent Housing
Richard Partington
Richard Partington Managing Director, AceOn Energy Ltd
Andy Merrin
Andy Merrin ENGIE
Eve Lockton Goddard
Eve Lockton Goddard Thanet District Council
Karen Britton
Karen Britton Canterbury City Council
Lucy Pedler
Lucy Pedler The Green Register

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