Supporting the gas industry since 1863
Date3rd April 2019
Time09:30 - 16:45
VenueThe National Conference Centre, Solihull
Price Free (Members) £100.00 (Non-Members)
All prices exclude VAT

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The National Conference Centre, Coventry Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0EJ

Contact Details:

Linda Mee email, tel 01509 678184

Blueprint for the future


08:45  Registration

09:30  Welcome and housekeeping
Simon Trollope, Head of Development & Knowledge Delivery, IGEM

09:35  Opening address
Neil Atkinson, Chief Executive Officer, IGEM

09:45  Managing health in the workplace
           Caroline lane, Downstream Gas Safety Policy Lead, HSE

10:05  The work of the IGEM RIDDOR working group and IGEM/G/11
           Dave Bendle, Chair 

10:30  The work of the IGEM low pressure supply working group
           Vic Tuffen, Chair 

10:45  Refreshments

11:15  The role of the standards setting body and standards
           consultation forum
Ian Moss, Client Manager, Energy & Utility Skills

           Group competency scheme
Steve Barrett, Director of Strategic Accounts, Energy & Utility Skills

           Recognition of training
Ian McCluskey, Head of Technical Services and Policy, IGEM

           Panel session facilitated by Trevor Smallpeice, Chair of Large
           Business Forum

12:15  Eng Tech of the Year 2018
Neil Atkinson, Chief Executive Officer, IGEM

12:15  Gas Safe Register - the next five years
Jonathan Samuel, Chief Executive Officer, Gas Safe Register

12:40  SLIDO refresh
Simon Trollope, Head of Development & Knowledge Delivery, IGEM

12:45  Lunch

13:45  Q & A session on Gas Safe Register presentation
Jonathan Samuel, Chief Executive Officer, Gas Safe Register

14:00  Boiler Plus what does it mean for us?  
Martyn Bridges, Director of Technical Communication and Product
          Management, Worcester, Bosch Group

           Jeff House, Head of External Affairs, Baxi Heating UK Ltd

           Dr Elaine Lancaster, Chief Technical Officer, Groupe Atlantic

           Panel session facilitated by Stewart Clements, Director, HHIC

14:45  Remote boiler diagnostics - what's really happening and is it 
           worth investing in?
Matti Kahola, Senior Analyst, Delta-ee 

15:05  Refreshments

15:30  Managing risk within a gas business
Kate Jeffrey, Major Hazards Portfolio - Commercial Manager, HSL

15:50  The impact of smart controls on consumer behaviour
Matthew Lipson, Head of Consumer Insight, Energy Systems Catapult

16:10  Assessing hydrogen's impact on appliance
           Thomas Isaac, Principal Engineer, Progressive Energy Ltd

16:30  Closing remarks

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