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FREE to Attend


10:00 - 16:00, FEB 7th 2019, at the New Adelphi Theatre, University of Salford, United Kingdom

Following the launch of the Smart Meters > Smart Homes Research Facility, the University of Salford is hosting the Smart Meters 2019 Conference to bring together  industry, academia and policy makers to consider the future for innovation around the smart meter infrastructure

The event will host speakers from across the sector including metering manufacturers, innovators, energy suppliers,data analytics and policy experts to discuss

  • Smart metering updates, rollout, technology, future developments.            
  • Smart homes, current state of the art, and how can we make smart homes smarter and more cost effective using smart meter data?            
  • Analysis of real time smart meter data to provide benefits to consumers.            
  • How does the consumer fit in and how do they access their data?            
  • What lies ahead for smart metering and smart homes?            

Places will be awarded on a first come first served basis and are limited to 200 places –lunch and refreshments will be provided. 

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Confirmed Speakers

  • Professor William Swan, University of Salford
    An Introduction to the Applied Buildings and Energy Research Facility        
  • Nick Merricks, Landis + Gyr
    Smart Meter Hardware Development        
  • Simon Harrison, Smart DCC
    Innovating with Smart Data through the DCC        
  • Dr Richard Fitton, University of Salford
    An Introduction to the Smart Meters > Smart Homes Laboratory and Research Advances        
  • Phil Steele, Octopus Energy
    Time of Use Tariffs – the next step for smart meters and innovation        
  • Josh Cooper, Hildebrand
    Innovating with Smart Meter Data and Consumer Access Devices        
  • Colin Griffiths, Citizens Advice
    Customers, Data Protection, and Acceptability issues  

Generously sponsored by:

Smart Energy LogoCitizens Advice logoHildebrand logoInnovate logoLandis Gyr logo

Getting to New Adelphi Theatre

The conference will be taking place in New Adelphi and Chapman buildings on the University of Salford’s Peel Park campus.

For details on how to get here, please visit the travel pages and view the campus map on the University website.

Car Parking

The most convenient car parks are Delaney or Lowry Car parks, located on University Road. The charge is £4 per day paid on arrival via the PayByPhone app.

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