TESCO, COSTA COFFEE AND JCB TAKE CENTRE STAGE IN THE ENERGY INFORMATION THEATRE
The Energy Event, (15-16 September, NEC Birmingham) has revealed a heavyweight, free to attend programme for one of the show’s major attractions, the Energy Information Theatre which is supported by associate sponsor, SMS Plc, in partnership with ESTA (the Energy Services and Technology Association) and content partners, the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA). The Energy Information Theatre will feature headline presentations from a range of blue-chip companies, including Tesco, Costa Coffee, JCB and Whitbread Group Plc alongside a special keynote talk on big data from Dr Gerd Kortuem, Professor of Computing at the Open University.
“We are delighted to announce full details of the programme for the Energy Information Theatre which will address the key energy management challenges and issues facing industrial and commercial end-users,” comments Alison Willis, Environment Portfolio Director at i2i Events. “The content is focussed on the insights and real-world experiences available from some of the biggest names in retail, manufacturing and commerce. We’ll also cover contributions from industry experts, analysts, public sector bodies and academics, including a Keynote from Dr Gerd Kortuem, one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Internet of Things revolution and the implications of big data for the energy management sector. This substantial programme is packed full of practical information and free advice that delegates will be able to take and apply as part of their own energy strategies.”
Gerd Kortuem’s Keynote Session on the 15th September will demystify big data and explain how end-users can make sense of their data and capitalise on the advantages it brings. Other important sessions include:
• Dr Bernd Leven, Group Head of Energy at Tesco will discuss how the retailer has reduced its energy consumption in their current stores, whilst saving money through enhanced energy efficiency measures.
• Oliver Rosevear, Energy and Environment Manager at Costa Coffee will explain how audited energy usage of building structure and operating equipment has resulted in a 32% energy saving across the company’s retail estate.
• Mark Penny, Head of Sales, Energy Solutions JCB will showcase how the company has driven cost savings through maximising efficiency and renewable energy integration.
• Ben Brakes, Environment Manager, Whitbread Group Plc will join a panel discussion featuring Gareth Williams, Energy and Environment Manager, Northern Rail; Steve Jarvis, Director, Carbon Clear and Fiona Daly, Head of Sustainability, Bart’s and St Thomas’ NHS FT to explore the business case for energy efficiency and the company-wide benefits of a strategic approach to energy management.
The Energy Event is the UK’s leading and most comprehensive energy procurement and management event. In 2014, the show welcomed 7537 visitors to The Energy Event and the co-located exhibitions, The Renewables Event, The Water Event. Visitors from last year’s show include Rolls-Royce, Balfour Beatty, Argos Ltd, the British Army, Quorn Foods, Jaguar Land Rover, Gatwick Airport, the NHS, BT, Heineken, Next and Sainsbury’s. The show hosted more than 190 exhibitors ranging from energy suppliers and utilities to consultants and blue-chip manufacturers. For more information on the Energy Information Theatre and the show itself, please visit www.theenergyevent.com or check out twitter @EnergyReneWater and to register please visit: –