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October 21, 2009 by Ben Ryan

Registration:  9.15am to 9.50am Room 259 DIT Bolton Street
Morning Sessions:
Session 1: Introduction and UK Position

Time Topic Speakers
10am to 10:20am Introduction, setting out the
Forum objectives:
Chair: D. Kennedy
10:20am to 11:05am
(Chair: B. Hurley)
Zero Carbon UK Godfrey Boyle, Director, Energy &
Environment Research Unit
Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and
Technology,The Open University

15 Minutes Coffee break & Networking

Session 2: Irish Position and Q&A

Time Topic Speakers

11:20am to 11:45am

(Chair: D. Kennedy)

Ireland’s Carbon Footprint Mark Rutledge, Country Director - Ireland, The Ecology Foundation
11:45am to 12.10pm

(Chair: D. Kennedy)

Irelands Renewable Energy

Resources and Paths to a Zero

Carbon Future.

Larry Staudt, Director, Renewable Energy

Centre, Dundalk Institute of Technology

12:10pm to 12:30pm

(Chair: D. Kennedy)

A Low Carbon Scenario for


David Connolly, B.Eng University of


12.30pm to 1pm

(Chair: B. Hurley)

  Questions and Answers forum.
Invited speakers & Audience

 Lunch and Networking 1pm to 2pm

Afternoon Sessions

Session 3 : Climate Change Technologies

Time Topic Speakers
2pm to 2:20pm


Duncan Stewart)

Introduction, where are we now?

Chair Duncan Stewart

2:10pm to 2:30pm

(Chair: D. Stewart)

Energy for Existing and New  Building, Demand Management, Renewable Energy Technologies and Infrastructure

Prof. Brian Norton, President, Dublin Institute of Technology

2:30pm to 2:45pm

(Chair: D. Stewart)

Wind Technology & Infrastructure.

Pamela Walsh, Airtricity

2:45pm to 3:00pm

(Chair: D. Stewart)

Wave Eoin Sweeney, Head of Ocean Energy

Development Unit, Sustainable Energy

Ireland (SEI)

3:00pm to 3:15pm

(Chair: D. Stewart)

Potential for Biomass and Biofuels in Ireland.

Bernard Rice, Principal Research Officer,

Teagasc, Oak Park, Carlow

3:15pm to 3:30pm

(Chair: D. Stewart)

Ireland within Supergrid for Europe.

Torben Andersen, Executive Director and Chief Development Officer, Mainstream RP

15 Minutes Coffee break & Networking

Session 4 : R&D, The Web and Final Word

Time Topic Speakers

3:45pm to 5.15pm

(Chair: B. Hurley)

Participants Forum:

R & D with a Long Term

View (2050)

Panel and delegates will debate

R&D Priorities

5:15pm to 5:30

How to contribute to the

virtual forum

Dr. N. McMillan, , IT Carlow, Chair Science

and Technology policy Group, Green Party

Comhaontas Glas.

5pm – 5.30

(Chair: B. Hurley)

Final comments

Minister Eamonn Ryan

Ongoing web discussions and Virtual forum

Stage Details

Provisional Report For comment and final input from delegates

Target Date: 1st January 2010..........  Final report March 2010 


Fees and Registration



An Comhdháil/Forum Fees

Delegates who wish to participate in this event should register by: 15st September

2009. The fee for this one day event is €100.00. This will include entry to the event,

refreshments, buffet lunch and access to the presentations, discussions, and

documentation on line.

Method of application:

Those wishing to take part in this event should complete the form on the next page

and return it with a cheque for €100.00 made payable to:

Dublin Institute of Technology

Please post cheque and application details to:

Dr. David Kennedy,

Mechanical Engineering,

DIT Bolton Street,

Dublin 1, Ireland.


Registration Form

The Zero Carbon Society

DIT Bolton Street

4th November 2009






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*You will be notified by email that your completed application has been received.




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