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Carbon Trust Public Sector Conference 2015

Carbon Trust Public Sector Conference 2015

In association with
GE LightingGE Lighting

GE Lighting invents with the vigor of its founder Thomas Edison to develop energy-efficient solutions that change the way people light their world in commercial, industrial, municipal and residential settings. The business employs about 14,000 people in more than 100 countries. General Electric works on things that matter to build a world that works better. For more information, visit www.gelighting.com


Networking Sponsor
United Utilities

District Heating Stream sponsor
United Utilities

Exhibitors
Crown Commercial Service
FVB District Energy
Low Carbon Research Institute Convergence Energy Programme
SSE Enterprise

The Carbon Trust

  Public sector event

Date: 25 February 2015
Location: The Barbican Centre, London, UK

Against the backdrop of political change in 2015, the Carbon Trust Public Sector Conference agenda featured real, practical examples of solutions that you can apply to your own specific challenges. An invaluable opportunity to network with colleagues from across the public sector, the Conference enabled delegates to tailor their agenda through a choice of plenary, workshop and roundtable sessions, all designed to give participants knowledge and tools to help save money and carbon.

Matthew Bell, Chief Executive of the Committee for Climate Change, opened the conference and sharde his views on the importance of the role the public sector must take to manage the risks of climate change.  Ben Page, Chief Executive, Ipsos MORI  spoke on "The Public, The Environment and Politics".

This CPD accredited event featured the following dedicated streams:

  1. Distributed energy and heat networks – understanding the role of the public sector in establishing a successful future for decentralised energy
  2. Energy Performance Contracting – contracts, best practice and suppliers: an independent view of Energy Performance Contracting and managing built assets.
  3. Low Carbon Cities – partner engagement, leadership and smart technologies to enable sustainable cities in the UK and beyond.
  4. Climate Change Adaptation – managing risks to health and to public service delivery.


Download the full agenda:
Carbon Trust Public Sector Conference 2015 Agenda (PDF)

We are proud to announce that GE Lighting was, once again, headline sponsor at this event and was on site to discuss challenges, requirements and solutions for intelligent lighting for commercial buildings and city wide projects.

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Carbon Trust Public Sector Conference 2015 Feedback Form (.docx)
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Speaker biographies

Matthew Bell was appointed as the Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in November 2014.  Previously a Director at Frontier Economics, he brings to his new role sixteen years of experience in the use of economics to support policy decisions. This includes a secondment to the Prime Ministers’ Strategy Unit and advising the Environmental Audit Committee.

Matthew was also amongst the earliest advisers to the CCC – working on its approach to transport and the environment. He has led numerous projects for the Environment Agency, Defra, DECC, the Carbon Trust, including leading the team of advisers that provided input into the First National Adaptation Programme.

Ben Page is Chief Executive of Ipsos MORI. He joined MORI in 1987 after graduating from Oxford University.  A frequent writer and speaker on leadership and performance management, he has directed hundreds of surveys examining service delivery, customer care and communications.

Ben has served on a wide range of independent commissions and reviews and is currently a member of advisory boards at the CBI, Kings Fund, Institute of Public Policy Research and the Social Market Foundation.

He has been named one of the "100 most influential people in the public sector" by the Guardian, won a British Market Research Association (BMRA) award and a 2005 Market Research Society (MRS) medal.  He is absolutely committed to ensuring survey research makes a difference for decision makers. 

 

Please see below for information on last year's event.

Carbon Trust Public Sector Conference 2014

Slides from last year's conference are available on the Public Sector Carbon Network.

  • Baroness Worthington, one of the main architects of the UK’s Climate Change Act, provided the opening keynote
  • Carbon Trust Public Sector conference
  • Richard Rugg, Managing Director of Carbon Trust Programmes, and Baroness Worthington
  • Public Sector Conference: A series of masterclasses were provided for delegates
  • Public Sector Conference: A series of masterclasses were provided for delegates
  • Joseph Williams, Manager - Technical and Change at the Carbon Trust, delivers a masterclass on behaviour change
  • Masterclasses were delivered by experts from the Carbon Trust, the Green Investment Bank and DECC
  • Masterclasses were delivered by experts from the Carbon Trust, the Green Investment Bank and DECC
  • Mike Hall, General Manager UK & Ireland, GE Lighting spoke at the conference
  • Exhibitors included Daikin, Edge Electrical & Renewables, and United Utilities
  • Sustainability leaders from over 200 public sector bodies across the UK registered to attend the conference
  • Sustainability leaders from over 200 public sector bodies across the UK registered to attend the conference
  • Sustainability leaders from over 200 public sector bodies across the UK registered to attend the conference