The net zero challenge 1: Energy systems perspectives

The net zero challenge 1: Energy systems perspectives

16 May 2019, 11:00 - 12:30

Gala
Language:
English

Organised by the University of Edinburgh

The session comprises five short presentations followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

Chair: Dr Mark Winskel, Chancellor's Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

How low is Net Zero?
Stuart Haszeldine OBE, SCCS Director & Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage, University of Edinburgh

Net zero energy pathways
Professor Gioia Falcone, Rankine Chair, Professor of Energy Engineering, University of Glasgow

Energy industry perspective
Sam Hollister, Director of Economics and Corporate Services, Energy UK

Energy innovation perspective
Stephen McArthur, Deputy Associate Principal, Strathclyde University

Reflections from Government
Kersti Berge, Director of Energy and Climate Change, Scottish Government.

Q&A and panel discussion

Contributors

  • Sam Hollister

    Speaker

    Director of Economics and Corporate Services

    Energy UK

    Sam was appointed Director of Economics and Corporate Services in July 2018, having joined Energy UK four years earlier. Sam has policy...

  • Gioia Falcone

    Speaker

    Rankine Chair, Professor of Energy Engineering

    University of Glasgow

    Gioia Falcone is Rankine Chair, Professor of Energy Engineering at the University of Glasgow. Until June 2018, she headed the Geo-Energy Engineering...

  • Mark Winskel

    Chairperson

    Senior Lecturer

    University of Edinburgh and ClimateXChange

    Dr Mark Winskel is an interdisciplinary energy researcher and Senior Lecturer in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies in the School of Social...

  • Stephen McArthur

    Speaker

    Professor

    University of Strathclyde

    Stephen McArthur is a Professor of Intelligent Energy Systems at the University of Strathclyde. His main area of expertise is the application of AI...

  • Stuart Haszeldine

    Speaker

    Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage

    University of Edinburgh

    Stuart Haszeldine trained asa geologist, and spent 20 years extracting fossil carbon as coal, oil and gas. Since 2004 he has worked on energy...

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