|Caroline Saunders, British Consul General, Calgary
|Opening remarks by H.E. Janice Charette, Canadian High Commissioner, London
|Session 1: Government and private sector: frameworks to advance clean growth
This panel will discuss how governments and the private sector are working together to advance the development of new technologies to combat climate change. Canada and the UK recognize the importance of creating the right conditions to foster and encourage investment into the transition to a low carbon economy and the panelists will examine recent initiatives to support this transition.
Session chair: Caroline Saunders, British Consul General, Calgary
|Session II: Oil & gas and heavy industry: the path to decarbonisation
This panel will explore how companies operating in the oil and gas and heavy industry sector are approaching a changing energy market and adapting to the impacts of climate change policy. Companies are diversifying their asset base and investing in new technologies to reduce carbon emissions and increase efficiency. The panelists will discuss the different approaches being taken within the industry.
Session chair: Jason Langrish, President, The Energy Roundtable
|Session III: Transition to a clean energy economy: the future of the electricity grid system
This panel will examine the ‘electrification of the energy system’. The transition to a low carbon economy is creating new demands on the electric grid system, for which new approaches and technologies are required. The panelists will discuss how they see the evolution of the grid and the opportunities, and challenges, associated with these changes.
Session chair: Frances Warburton, Director, Energy System Transition, Ofgem
|Presentation on the Canada UK Power Forward Challenge by Amanda Wilson, Director General, Innovation and Energy Technology Sector, Natural Resources Canadaand Sally Fenton, Head of Smart Energy Innovation, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
|Claire Perry, MP, Minister for Climate Change and Industry, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
| 12:40 pm
Close by Jason Langrish, The Energy Roundtable
|*The Summit programme is subject to change