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Low Carbon Power Generation: Seminar and Expo 2013

‘Connecting Low Carbon Power Generation To Companies In Wales'


Date: 13th March 2013

Venue: The Castle, Margam Park (Directions)

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8:30 till 9:00 Networking/Breakfast - [The Atrium]

Session A1: (Theme: Business support, opportunity, cost.) - [Library Room]

9:00 - 9:15 – ‘Welcome to Low Carbon Power Generation Seminar and Expo’ [Prof. Phil Bowen – Director of School of Engineering] ‘LCRI/LSPG/Cross-Cutting’ (LCRI benefits, LSPG benefits and Cross-Cutting benefits)

9:15 - 9:40 – 'SMART Cymru - Support for Research Development in Wales' [Jon Merrey - Welsh Government Knowledge Transfer Commerialisation Team]

9:40 - 10:05 – ‘Shale Gas – The Effect On The Energy Market And Development Of Unconventional Gas Turbine Fuels’ [Prof. Nick Syred – Cardiff University]

10:05 - 10:30 – ‘Future Directions for Low Carbon Energy – Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, Solutions for the Market’ [Jon Maddy – Hydrogen Centre]

10:30 - 11:00 – Tea/Coffee Break & Opening of Company Expo

[Main Hall – Stands from LCRI, WEST, GTRC, Hydrogen, Refgas, GEM, MayPhil]

Session A2: (Low Carbon Companies) - [Library Room]

11:00 – 11:25 Waste Heat Recovery: a step closer to electrical self-sufficiency [Chris Williams - TATA Steel]

11:25 – 11:50 'Trends and Future Aspects of Gas Turbine Emissions' [Mark Johnson - Rolls-Royce]

11:50 – 12:15 'Advanced Thermal Conversion' [Prof. David Slater - Cambrensis Ltd]

12:15 – 12:40 Low Carbon Companies Q & A Panel (including George Willacy – Refgas Ltd), a chance for the audience to ask questions relating to implementing low carbon power generation solutions to industry

Buffet Lunch & Demonstrations - [Main Hall/Reading Room]

12:40 – 13:30 Poster display and company stalls (Lunch in corner room)

12:50 – 13:00 Demonstration of Thermal Imaging service [Anthony Giles]

13:10 - 13:20 Demonstration of High Speed Imaging Techniques [Dan Pugh]

13:20 – 13:30 Demonstration of GTRC HPCR 3D model [Agustin Valera Medina]

Session B1: (Welsh Energy Sector Training) -[Library Room]

WEST Training Samples (2 taster sessions) [CPD certificate as part of the Innovation Network] –

13:45 – 14:00 'Introduction to Welsh Energy Sector Training (WEST)' [Sally Hewlett – Cardiff University]

14:00 – 14:25 The Nature of Fuels - [Richard Marsh – Cardiff University]

14:25 – 14:50 'Chemical and Physical Processes of Combustion' - [Andrew Crayford – Cardiff University]

14:50 - 15:00 Feedback Session, End of Expo and Hand-Over to Tour


15:00 – 15:50 Tour of Baglan Park Hydrogen Centre and Gas Turbine Research Centre (GTRC)

15:50 CLOSE


EMAIL: LSPG-Expo2013@cardiff.ac.uk


“The Large Scale Power Generation (LSPG) funded by the LCRI programme works with enterprises, the SME sector in particular, to deliver industry relevant knowledge and technologies that will provide both business opportunities and help Wales deliver on its low carbon agenda.”

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