Dublin, Ireland: Behavioural insights on energy efficiency in the residential sector

10 May 2017

SEAI welcome, report launch and keynote

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9.30 – 9.45
SEAI welcome and intro – CEO, Jim Gannon

9.45 – 10.00
IEA – The task, context, international significance
Speaker: Rob Kool, IEA DSM Chairman

10.00 – 10.20
SEAI- Behaviour Research Syntheses report
Speaker: Jim Scheer (SEAI)

10.20 – 10.50
Keynote speaker: Behavioural science applications – the potential
Speaker: Liam Delaney (UCD)

10.50 – 11.10
Q&A from the floor

11.10 – 11.30
Coffee / Tea

Influencing decisions – big and small

Issues covered: Influencing energy use decisions, from taking shorter showers, to taking the plunge on a deep retrofit.

11.30 – 11.45
Influencing behaviour – enabling decision making to impact energy use
Speaker: David Phelan (Electric Ireland), the Eirgrid Smarter Living Project

11.45 – 12.00
Lessons from SEAI programmes – understanding what drives scheme uptake
Speaker: Matthew Collins (SEAI/ESRI Fellow)

12.00 – 12.15
Energywise and beyond: Smart metering as an enabler for changing consumer’s relationship with energy
Speaker: Prof David Shipworth (UCL)

12.15 – 12.30
IEA Task 25 – Business Models and Value Propositions for the Consumers
Speaker: Ruth Mourik/Renske Bouwknegt (Dune Works)

12.30 – 12.50
Q&A from the floor to all speakers (as a panel)

12.50 – 14.00
Lunch

Routes to Engagement

Issues covered in this session – timing of information, importance of intermediaries and key decision making points, consumer segmentation / cohorts, BER Advisory Report

14.00 – 14.15
Householders, relationships and intermediaries, what we know so far
Speaker: Josephine Maguire (SEAI)

14.15 – 14.30
Innovative finance – employee engagement through a salary incentive scheme
Speaker: John Lambe (Veolia )

14.30 – 14.45
Picardie Pass Rénovation (international perspective – France)
Speaker: Elodie Denizart (Hauts-de-France)

14.45 – 15.00
Building Communities in Ireland – testing what works
Speaker: Ruth Buggie (SEC Programme, SEAI)

15.00 – 15.30
Panel DISCUSSION SESSION – facilitated by Eimear Cotter with Q&A from the floor
Panel: R Minch (DCCAE) / L Ryan (UCD)/ R Buggie (SEAI)/ /Elodie Denizart (Hauts-de-France) / Rob Kool (IEA DSM)

15.30 – 15.45
IEA DSM Task 24- Helping the Behaviour Changers – Progress and next steps
Speaker: Sea Rotmann (IEA DSM Operating Agent)

15.45– 16.00                  SEAI thanks and close