Supporting the gas industry since 1863
Date12th - 13th September 2018
Time08:45 - 17:30
VenueStamford Court, University of Leicester
Price Free (Members) Free (Non-Members)
All prices exclude VAT

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Stamford Court, University of Leicester, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LH

Contact Details:

Linda Mee email tel 01509 678184

Uniting the gas world for a collaborative future

Programme Day One

09:30  Welcome address
Steve Edwards, IGEM President
09:45  The UK climate challenge
Mike Thompson, Head of Carbon Budgets, Committee on Climate
10:15  Regulation and innovation
Geoffrey Randall, Deputy Director, Gas Network Price Controls, Ofgem
10:45  The future of gas
Gareth Davies, Gas Markets Strategy Manager, National Grid
11:15  Refreshments and exhibition
Theme 1 - Safety and Emergency
11:45  Role of science in developing an evidence base for safety
Catherine Spriggs, Technical Project Manager, HSL
12:15  Adopting PAS1192:6 - specification for collaborative sharing
           and use of structured health and safety information using BIM
Paul Lee, GTO Cyber & Control Manager, National Grid
          Gordon Crick, HM Inspector of Health & Safety, HSE
          Andy Harding, Senior Design Manager, J Murphy & Sons Ltd
12:45  Safety through technology
Richard Wiseman, Property Investment Manager, Taunton Deane BC
           Mike Brits, Product Director, Gas Tag
Theme 2 - Reliability and maintenance
11:45  STASS (System Two Assess and Seal System)
Wez Little, Innovation Director, Synthotech
12:15  Corrosion mapping utilising the Orpheus bespoke scanning
Mike Ennis, Applications Specialist (NDT), J Fisher NDT
12:45  Mobile virtual reality modelling
Ian Butt, Director, Premtech Ltd
13:15  Lunch and exhibition
Theme 3 - Repair
14:00  PE repairs
Tatiana Prieto-Lopez, Cadent
14:30  Gas stent
Simon Buckley, Technical Sales Manager, Sarco Stopper Ltd
15:00  Composite repairs to complex shapes
Speaker to be confirmed
Theme 4 - Distribution Mains Replacement
14:00  Live mains insertion
Elliot Ross, Technical Support Manager, Steve Vick International
14:30  Mains and service keyhole (iCore)
Elmar Koch, Senior Project Manager Nodig, TRACTO-TECHNIK
15:00  Preparing for a hydrogen future - polyethylene pipe networks
Derek Muckle, Director of Innovation and Technology, Radius Systems
15:30  Refreshments and exhibition
16:00  IGEM - leading the way
Neil Atkinson, Chief Executive Officer, IGEM
16:20  Panel session feedback from the 4 themes
16:50  Open discussion with panel chairs and audience
17:20  Closing remarks
Steve Edwards, IGEM President
17:30  Drinks and canapés reception

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