Side Events

Monday 15th May 2017

13.00-17.00 H-DisNet: Intelligent Hybrid Thermo-Chemical Technology in District Networks DETAILS

Tuesday 16th May 2017

09.00-10.30 Scottish Renewables & Scottish Development International Conference: Showcasing Scotland’s support for heat DETAILS

11.00-12.30 Scottish Renewables & Scottish Development International Conference: Progressing projects in Scotland – what are the opportunities? DETAILS

Side events provide the opportunity for organisations to launch initiatives, projects or programmes, and products or services. They also provide the perfect occasion for organising panel discussions on specific topics and showcasing professional networks and associations. Organisations or individuals interested in hosting side events are requested to familiarise themselves with the rules below and complete the application form.

The side events will be accommodated throughout the congress days (Sunday midday to Tuesday)  with a maximum of 4 hours.

The side event room will be equipped as follows:
a max of 100 theatre style seating capacity, one screen, one projector, a sound system and up to three microphones.
Any additional costs for AV, catering or interpretation/ translation, will be borne by the applicant.

Please note: each participant of the Euroheat & Power Congress and side event(s) must be registered and have paid the corresponding registration fee to gain access to the event.

Availability to host the event is on a first-come, first-served basis

Euroheat & Power’s Secretariat is the ultimate decision maker for granting permission for a side event.

All applicants are required to fill in the application form and send the completed form to

Deadline for Side Event application is 15 January 2017. No applications will be considered after this date.

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Side Events

Monday 15thMay 2017

H-DisNet: Intelligent Hybrid Thermo-Chemical Technology in District Networks

Lossless transport and storage of energy potential by thermo-chemical technology has the potential to improve conventional district networks with benefits, such as exploitation of low-grade residual heat and service for low-demand areas.


13.30 – 17.30 H-DisNet Workshop

The workshop makes key stakeholders of district networks familiar with the thermo-chemical technology developed in the EU project H-DisNet. Furthermore, it provides the stakeholder with the opportunity to give input to the project in interactive round table discussion.

13.30 – 14.30     Opportunities for 5th Generation district heating and cooling networks
15.00 – 16.00     A thermo-chemical urban game I: Identifying potentials
16.30 – 17.30     A thermo-chemical urban game II: Entering business

Participants wishing to attend must register online and select H-DisNet session.

For more information regarding the event please contact the workshop facilitator:

Prof. Dr. Philipp Geyer
EU H2020 project H-DisNet
coordinated by KU Leuven

Tel: +32 16 32 69 59



Tuesday 16hMay 2017

Scottish Renewables and Scottish Development International



09.00 – 10.30 Showcasing Scotland’s support for heat

Join the opening session to hear about the role of low-carbon heat in the Scottish Government’s draft Energy Strategy as well as exploring progress made to date.

Jenny Hogan, Director of Policy –  Scottish Renewables

Barbara Whiting, Lead Officer – Renewables and Low Carbon, Fife Council
Paul Steen, Associate Director – Ramboll
Suzanne LeMiere, Head of Heat Policy – Scottish Government
Tanja Groth, Decentralised Energy Manager – The Carbon Trust

11.00 – 12.30 Progressing projects in Scotland – what are the opportunities?

This session will demonstrate some of the support packages available to companies operating in Scotland that are helping to transform the industry.

Stephanie Clark, Policy Manager – Scottish Renewables

Neil Ferguson, Specialist – Energy, Scottish Enterprise
Ian Dunsmore, Project Manager – Heat from Waste Water
Dave Person, Director – Star Renewable Energy

Closing Remarks:
Seonaid Vass, Head Renewable Energy – Scottish Enterprise

Participants wishing to attend must register online . Members of SR/SDI may be eligible for discounted congress rate. Please contact the  session organiser for further details.

For more information regarding the event please contact the session partner:

Carly Thompson
Events Manager
Scottish Renewables

Tel: +44 (0) 141 353 4914