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8th North East Energy Materials and Systems Meeting (NEEMS 8)

Northumbria University


Register8th North East Energy Materials and Systems Meeting (NEEMS 8)

Tuesday 22nd November 2022, 9am - 5pm

The 2022 global energy landscape is characterised by volatility that has created significant uncertainty around our ability to meet the Paris Agreement. Research, innovation and skills across traditional interfaces are now more important than ever and on behalf of the EPSRC CDT in ReNU, we invite you to join the NEEMS 8 meeting on campus at Northumbria University. The focus of the meeting is on tangible approaches, driven by industry, to reducing CO2 emissions as well as identifying the attributes required of the next-generation of high-skill graduates.


Morning - Energy Materials and Systems

0900: Registration and Coffee

0930: Welcome

0945: Suez and the circular economy, Tom Woods, Suez

1015: Engineering skills for sustainable North East manufacturing & engineering, Richard Dodd, British Engines

1100: The buzz around H2, Colin Brown, Lhyfe

1130: Decarbonising the water network, Anthony Browne, Northumbrian Water

1200: Lunch and networking

Afternoon - Skills for a green industrial revolution

1330: Update on ReNU training programme and development of ReNU2

1345: Skills Panel Discussion - Ella Fidment, (ReNU Doctoral Candidate and Chair); Eleni Bougioukou (Port of Tyne); Karen Burgess (NE LEP); Jeremy Shears (Shell); and Rachel Tata (Turntide)

1430: Skills Break-out Session 1: What are the attributes of high-skill graduates for Net-Zero?

1515: Skills Break-out Session 2: What specific training should high-skill graduates in Net-Zero have?

1545: Reflections

1600: Drinks and light food reception

1700: Close

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Hedley Suite
Sandyford Building, Northumbria University
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