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IWFA Annual Workshop Thursday 16th May 2019, 8:30am

Networking Evening Wednesday 15th May at 7pm

Venue: The Heritage Killenard, Killenard, Co. Laois

Networking Evening

Wednesday 15th May at 7pm

Our networking evening will take place on Wednesday, 21st November at 7pm in The Heritage Killenard Hotel.

  • Finger food menus will be available and orders will be taken from the bar.

  • Please Note: This networking event is available for the delegates, members, exhibitors, sponsors and speakers of the IWFA Annual Workshop.

Accommodation: Our delegates attending the conference can avail of a rate of €130 single or €140 double, B&B at The Heritage Killenard. To book, please contact the hotel directly at https://www.theheritage.com/

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IWFA Conference Agenda

Thursday 16th May, Registration open 8:30-9:30am

  • Registration Desk Open at 8:30am-9:30am

  • Tea / Coffee and Biscuits will be served in The Exhibiting area between 8:30 to 9:30am

9:30am Welcome Address Chair Grattan Healy

9:40am Keynote Address Mark Foley, CEO of Eirgrid, "Towards a Carbon free Grid"

10:00am First Session

10:05am "RESS / Action Plan / 2030"

10:25am Karen Trant, CRU | Director of Energy Networks & Water, "ECP 1 & 2 / Brexit & I-SEM"

10:45am ENERCON's presentation, "Technology Advancement on Turbine – Examining the options for reduced turbines with higher efficiency"

11:05am Q&A

11:15am Exhibiting Viewing & Tea/Coffee break

12:00pm Second Session, Options for Community Renewable Development. Panel Discussion & Debate on "Risk vs Reward in development models"

12:05pm "Example of Developer & Community Led Model"

12:15pm Declan Collins, Vensys, "Example of Hybrid Led Model"

12:25pm Cormac Walsh, Energy Co-Ops Ireland, "Work to date in Ireland"

12:35pm Ruth Buggie, SEAI, "Sustainable Energy Communities"

12:45pm Q&A

13:00pm Lunch

14:00pm Third Session, "Planning / Safety & Funding"

14:05pm "How Regional Development Fund might support more renewable integration"

14:25pm Ronan O'Meara, EnergyPro, "Safety In Wind"

14:45pm "Planning & Judicial Review"

15:05pm Q&A

15:25pm Conference Close


All are welcome - if you are interested in booking an Exhibitor Stand or a Delegate ticket, contact us today:

IWFA | +353 5677 90856 | events@mnag.ie

Member Ticket: €150

Non-Member Ticket: €200

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