Energy, Society and Place Research Unit

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham

Programme and abstracts for the ‘Seminar on household energy consumption, technology and efficiency’ (7th June 2012) available

ESPRU is delighted to announce the programme for this one-day international conference, supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council under the auspices of the ADMIER project.

The event is preceded by a postgraduate symposium on the same topic. Click here for the programme and the extended abstracts for that event.

10.00-10.25: Registration (coffee and tea will be available)

10.25-10.30: Introduction

10.30-11.40: Energy governance, society and policy (Chair: Saska Petrova, University of Birmingham)

Professor Gordon Walker, Chair in Environment, Risk and Social Justice, The Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University:Energy services and social practices: tracing and explaining the dynamics of indoor life and thermal technologies

Stefan Bouzarovski, Senior Lecturer, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham: Unpacking energy consumption among young adults: Elements for a political ecology

Heather Lovell, Lecturer in Human Environmental Science, Centre for the Study of Environmental Change and Sustainability (CECS), School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh: District Heating as an Energy Intervention? An exploration of findings from two residential case studies in Edinburgh and Glasgow’

11.40-12.00: Coffee and tea

12.00-13.10:Smart energy technologies: behavioural aspects (Chairs: Russell Beale, University of Birmingham)

Benjamin Cowan, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham: Designing technologies to impact behaviours- where we are and where we should be

Derek Foster, Research Assistant, School of Computer Science, University of Lincoln: Energy on the social grid: online social networks as feedback platforms

Mike Hazas, Academic Fellow and Lecturer, Computing Department, University of Lancaster: The Pitfalls of Energy-centric Feedback, and What to Do About It

 13.10-14.30: Lunch

14.30-15.40: Energy consumption practices (Chair: Chris Bowers, University of Birmingham)

Sarah Darby, Senior Researcher and deputy leader, Lower Carbon Futures group, environmental change Institute, University of Oxford: Energy in time: smart grid developments, from the user perspective

Rosie Day, Lecturer, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham: Resistance to interventions? Practice, meaning and identity

Dan Lockton, Research Fellow, Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick and School of engineering and Design, Brunel University: Behaviour change at work: The CarbonCulture project

15.40-17.00: Small group discussion on follow-up work (incl. coffee and tea)

17.00: Closing plenary

3 comments on “Programme and abstracts for the ‘Seminar on household energy consumption, technology and efficiency’ (7th June 2012) available

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