Low carbon lessons from nature


We can learn so much from nature. To find out what we can learn to help create a low carbon future we have decided to explore current research in the first of our two day event. Experts will present low carbon solutions from nature for urban regeneration and well-being, watershed management and ecosystem restoration, marine renewables, chemistry, natural capital and blue-green urban infrastructure.

The second day will examine the ‘internet of energy’, a greener, more reliable, and more efficient power supply. Research has already revealed opportunities for industry and the public sector to embrace new technologies to bring about a low carbon sustainable society.

We want more people to understand and contribute to a low carbon Wales and so this event is free to attend, thanks to the sponsorship of the Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and Environment (NRN-LCEE).

6 & 7 July | Low Carbon Cymru Conference

Day 1: Nature-Based Solutions for a low carbon Wales
Speakers include:

  • Dr Nicola Beaumont, Plymouth Marine Laboratory
  • Professor Ian Bryden, University of the Highlands and Islands
  • Professor Čedo Maksimović, Imperial College London
  • Dr Luise Noring, Copenhagen Business School
  • Professor Peter Pearson, Imperial College London
  • Professor Carolyn Roberts, Gresham College
  • Dr Duncan Macquarrie, Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, University of York

You can follow this link to find out more about the speakers.

Day 2: Smart Grid, Smart Living

Speakers include:

  • Mike Pedley, Head of Energy at Dwr Cymru/Welsh Water
  • Steven Edwards, Director of Regulation and Commercial at Wales and West Utilities
  • Professor Alan Guwy, Head of the Sustainable Environment Research Centre (SERC) at University of South Wales
  • Professor Iain Donnison, Leader of the Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at Aberystwyth University
  • Tim James, Energy Manager at Port of Milford Haven
  • Paul Jones from SPECIFIC
  • Ivo Spreeuwenberg, National Grid
  • Phil Bowen, Cardiff University
  • Jon Maddy, South Wales University
  • Jianzhong Wu, Cardiff University
  • Ian Masters, Swansea University

The conference is free to attend but pre-registration through Ticketsource for day 1 and day 2 is mandatory.

Please click here to register for Day 1
Please click here to register for Day 2


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