Agenda

    • August 28, 2016
      • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmRegistration and ExhibitionExhibition of UK-China research collaborations on energy and environment Pre-workshop forum
    • August 29, 2016
      • 9:00 am - 9:20 amHost’s Welcome Addresses
      • 9:20 am - 10:00 amInvited speechesSpeeches from local government, British Council, UK and China funding bodies, Chinese Embassy and Consulate-General - Fostering collaborations between UK and China on shaping low-carbon energy future
      • 10:00 am - 10:10 amInaugurate of UK-China joint laboratoryInaugurate of UK-China joint laboratory on Electric Vehicles and Smart Grid under the auspice of EPSRC/NSFC jointly funded iGIVE project. Formation of UK-China consortium on sustainable energy and low carbon economy
      • 10:10 am - 10:40 amKeynote Speech 1to be confirmed
      • 10:40 am - 11:00 amTea break/networking/poster sessions
      • 11:00 am - 11:30 amKeynote Speech 2Smart grid and integration with electric vehicles (Prof Yusheng Xue, Academician, State Grid EPRI, China)
      • 11:30 am - 12:00 pmKeynote Speech 3Battery management and wireless charging (Prof Chunbo Zhu, Harbin Institute of Technology, China)
      • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmTraining SessionCareer development and international collaboration
      • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmLunch and networking
      • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmParallel SessionsAffordable renewable and clean energies for rural areas Impact of renewable energies and its acceptance to the grid Electric vehicles its integration with grid Affordable clean and electrified transport for rural areas Smart grid, micro-grid Energy storage and demand response
      • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pmTea break and networking
      • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pmParallel SessionsBuilding energy efficiency New materials for green buildings Low carbon city Affordable energy saving technologies for houses in rural areas Modelling and analysis of integrated energy systems Complex system and system of systems theory, tools and their applications in energy systems
      • 7:30 pm - 10:30 pmDinner and networking
    • August 30, 2016
      • 8:00 am - 9:00 amIndustrial exhibitionsIndustrial exhibitions from industrial partners in the UK and China
      • 9:00 am - 9:30 amKeynote speech 4Modelling and analysis of integrated energy systems (Prof Kang Li, Queen’s University Belfast)
      • 9:30 am - 10:00 amKeynote Speech 5Planning, governance, and low carbon economy (Prof Geraint Ellis, Queen’s University Belfast)
      • 10:00 am - 10:30 amTea break and networking
      • 10:30 am - 11:00 amKeynote Speech 6Cyber security (Prof Maire O’Neill, Queen’s University Belfast)
      • 11:10 am - 1:00 pmPanel discussionsKey issues and enabling technologies for shaping low carbon energy future (Keynote speakers, mentors and senior academics)
      • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmLunch, Poster Sessions and Networking
      • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmParallel SessionsEnergy reduction and management in manufacturing Industrial 4.0 and its implications Energy saving and Internet+ for SMEs Transformative manufacturing processes and control Industrial energy consumption and smart grid
      • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pmTea break and networking
      • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pmParallel SessionsSocial perception and support Energy policy and implications Energy policy for rural areas Cyber security in smart grid and whole energy chain New materials and new sensors
      • 8:00 pm - 10:30 pmBanquet and networking
    • August 31, 2016
      • 9:00 am - 9:30 amIndustrial training sessionIndustrial training session on innovation and knowledge transfer
      • 9:30 am - 10:00 amCapacity building traininginternational research collaboration funding opportunities and how to write research proposal
      • 10:00 am - 10:30 amTea/coffee break
      • 10:30 am - 11:30 amBreak-out sessions – identify challenges and new technologies for shaping low carbon energy futureIndustrial and building energy consumption and smart grid Electric vehicles and energy storage Big data analytics and cyber security in smart grid System of systems theory and analysis tools for integrated energy systems New materials, new sensors, and transformative processes Energy policy and human perception Affordable clean energy provision technologies for poor populations Innovation and knowledge transfer
      • 11:30 am - 12:30 pmDiscussionFormation of task groups to tackle key technical challenges and discuss future collaboration programmes and joint proposals
      • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch, Poster Sessions and Networking
      • 1:30 pm - 6:30 pmisits to advanced labs at Queen’s University Belfast and to Belfast historic sites