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Aurora Spring Forum 2016

Wednesday 23 March
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Aurora Spring Forum 2016

Held at the University of Oxford Examination Schools, our second annual spring forum brought together leading figures of the energy industry in an intimate setting to discuss emerging economic and political forces and likely market outcomes.

A champagne reception and formal dinner was held at the Divinity School with a private viewing of the Duke Humfrey’s library at the Bodleian.

Keynote Speakers:

The Rt Hon, Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Steve Holliday, Chief Executive, National Grid

Johannes Teyssen, Chairman and CEO, E.ON SE


The UK’s role post-Paris: 2030 targets, renewables, efficiency, and the speed of coal’s death

  • Matthew Bell, Chief Executive, CCC
  • Tony Cocker, Chief Executive, E,ON UK
  • Demot Nolan, Chief Executive, Ofgem

Perfecting the energy union: Interconnection, inconsistent capacity markets, and state aid norms

  • Florian Ermacora, Head of Internal Energy Market Unit, DG Energy, European Commission
  • Laurie Fitch, Co-head of Global Industrials Group, Morgan Stanley
  • Rupert Steele, Director of Regulation, Scottish Power

Emerging technologies: Potential game changers, and their likely progress

  • Professor Doyne Farmer, Director of Complexity Economics, University of Oxford
  • Professor Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith, Director of Energy Research, University of Oxford

Key disruptive technologies and the flexible energy market of the future

  • Juliet Davenport, CEO and Founder, Good Energy
  • Robert Groves, CEO, Smartest Energy
  • Richard Nourse, Managing Partner, Greencoat Capital

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