Registration open for LCEDN 8th Conference 'Access and Waste: Two Sides of the Energy Access Coin'.

2 May 2019 - 9:30am to 3 May 2019 - 4:45pm
University of Strathclyde & UK Low Carbon Energy for Development Network
The Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde
99 George Street
G1 1RD
United Kingdom

LCEDN 8th Annual Conference 'Access and Waste: Two Sides of the Energy Access Coin'.

Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde. 


There are still a few places left for the LCEDN 8th Annual Conference, co-organised by the University of Strathclyde and the LCEDN.

PLEASE REGISTER ASAP (see link below) to avoid disappoinment.

This two day conference takes a social systems approach to the dilemma of energy access and the resultant issue of waste.

Confirmed Speakers include:

  • Md Abdul Gofran (CEO, Bangladesh Biogas Development Foundation)
  • Collen Zalengera (Mzuzu University, Malawi)
  • David Hope Jones  (Scotland Malawi Partnership)
  • Jamie Cross (University of Edinburgh)
  • Anja Lowitt (Strathclyde University)
  • Alice Goodbrook (Innovate UK)
  • Ben Campbell (University of Durham)
  • Jonathan Radcliffe (University of Birmingham)
  • Magi Matinga (Independent Consultant)
  • Long Seng To (Loughborough University)
  • Valeria Izzi (University of Edinburgh)
  • Stewart Muir (Energy Savings Trust)
  • Gina Porter (University of Durham)
  • Plus many others and sessions with live link-up to colleagues in Kenya and Nigeria

The workshops and participatory sessions across both days will focus on how to enhance effective energy access across the Global South (whilst smoothing the path to low carbon transitions) and at the same time address the series of challenges linking access to waste. 

The second day of the conference kicks off with a session on Theory of Change, an approach to the design, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes. This session is aimed at academics and researchers and it will be of particular use for researchers planning to apply to targeted funding (e.g. GCRF calls).

The event will also showcase elements of the new DfID-funded Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) programme.

Individual Sessions include:

  • Delivering Impact Through Partnership
  • Data in Energy Projects: Information is Power?
  • The Potential for Biogas/AD to Improve Energy Access and Reduce Waste
  • Energy Storage Challenges
  • Designing Modern Energy Cooking Services
  • The Future of Modern Energy Cooking Services: For Who, by Who and How?
  • Community Energy Systems in the Global North and the Global South
  • Energy Resilience Projects and Research Priorities
  • The Energy on the Move Initiative
  • Theories of Change in Development Research

Please refer to the link below for further information about the conference and to register. 




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