The International Conference on Energy and Cities (ICEC) is the second in series of academic forums promoted by the International Low Carbon City, Neighbourhood, Building Academic Alliance (IAA-LCCNB). The Conference address energy and cities with special emphasis on renewable energy and low carbon approaches within, and beyond, city boundaries. The Conference also covers technical and policy solutions needed to achieve energy efficiency, reduced consumption, and thermal comfort.
Keynote: Future of UK Energy Policy
Dr Alan Whitehead, MP
Shadow Minister of Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, UK
Dr Alan Whitehead has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Southampton Test since 1997. He has long been a champion for renewable energy sitting on a number of influential Select Committees relating to energy and the environment.
Keynote: UK to be Net Zero by 2050
Prof Brian Collins, CB
Professor of Engineering Policy, University College London
Prof Collins served as specialist adviser to the House of Lords Science & Technolo-gy Committee’s inquiry into scientific infrastructure in 2013 and 2014. Before joining UCL, he served as Chief Scientific Advisor (CSA) to two Government departments (Transport 2006-11; Business Innovation and Skills 2009-11), with responsibility for overseeing science, engineering and technological activities.
Energy Service Manager, Portsmouth City Council
Andrew manages the team responsible for energy services at Portsmouth City and Gosport Borough Council. This includes energy efficiency and micro-generation capital projects, procurement and management of utilities and fuel poverty mitigation programmes.