Conference Programme

AGSM National Conference & Exhibition 2017 – Session Timings


Day 1 – Wednesday 26th April
Session Title / Info Speaker Session
Welcome! Claire Heyes FCCA, CEO of the AGSM & AESM Morning
Merger Mania – How Will This Affect The Housing Sector and You? Alan Keers, Political Correspondent AGSM, Deputy Chief Executive and
Director of Business and Innovation, Red Kite Community Housing
Proposed Regulation 36 LGSR Legislation Implementation Part 1 Trevor Batt, Technical Safety Manager, CORGI Technical Services Morning
Smart Meter Roll Out Issues Ian McKenzie, Head of Programme Support, Smart Metering Implementation Programme, Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Morning
CO Devastation, Research & Awareness Rowland Wessling, Lecturer in Forensic Archaeology & Anthropology, Cranfield Forensic Institute Morning
Mid-Morning Networking & Refreshments
HHIC – Benchmark & Retrofit Labels Stewart Clements, Director, HHIC Morning
Headline Speaker: Leadership – Lessons From The Front Line! Mandy Hickson, Tornado Jet Fighter Morning
Procuring The Right Products In The Right Way At The Right Price
All attending delegates receive a FREE AGSM procurement template.
Steve Turner, Technical Director, Geometra Systems Morning
Networking & Lunch
AGSM Women in Gas Networking Lunch in Partnership with 
AESM Live: BEAMA – Our Partner To A Safe and Compliant Future Keith Smith, Deputy Director – BEAMA Installation, BEAMA Afternoon
AESM Live: Defending & Managing Your Budget Ryan Dempsey MIET, Director of Electrical Safety CORGI Technical Services Afternoon
AESM Live: Safe Isolation Martindale Electric Afternoon
AESM Live: 18th Edition IET – Who to Expect Richard Townsend Eng, CMS, MIET, The IET Afternoon
AESM Live: Technical Session Steve Martin MIET, Head of Specialist Groups, ECA Afternoon
Afternoon Networking & Refreshments
Access and How You Can Increase It!  CORGI Technical Behavioural Science Research Steven Johnson, Behavioural Insights Consultant, CORGI Technical Services Afternoon
Welcome to the Dragons Den! Chris Bielby, President of the AGSM & Director of New Energy & Stakeholder Engagement for the Scotia Gas Networks Afternoon
Quick Fire Pitches to the Dragons:: Afternoon
Dragons Den Session: Cassette Boilers Roy Lynch, Sales Development Director, Cassette Boilers Afternoon
Dragons Den Session: Testo Mike Murley, Business Unit Manager, Testo Limited Afternoon
Dragons Den Session: GasTag Tim Jack, Commercial Director Gas Tag Afternoon
Informal Delegate Facilitated Networking Session


Day 2 – Thursday 27th April
Session Title / Info Speaker Session
AGSM National Forum – Welcome! Morning
New Technology and Your Customers Stuart Margerrison, Director of PH Jones Residential Services, PH Jones Morning
Update on the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 Matthew Hall, Operations Manager, Sycous Morning
Vaillant Working in Partnership with National Energy Action (NEA) Manuel Puletti, Specification Director, Vaillant Morning
Energy Independence for Social Mobility Colin Reid, Energy & Sustainability Manager, Wheatley Group Morning
How Working Together in a Cost Sharing Group May Benefit Your Organisation Martyn Shaw AGSM Graduate, Specialist Services Manager, Wakefield and District Housing Morning
Networking & Refreshments
New CDM Regulations Relating to Domestic Properties Professor Rudi Klein, Chief Executive, SEC Group Morning
Proposed Regulation 36 LGSR Legislation Implementation Part 2 Andy Steen AGSM Graduate, MIGEN, HME Manager, A1 Housing Morning
AESM Live: Technical Update Ryan Dempsey MIET, Director of Electrical Safety, CORGI Technical Services Morning
Access and How You Can Increase It! AGSM Member Research Findings Claire Sawyer AGSM Graduate, Head of Energy and Property Compliance, Oakleaf Commercial Services and Jerry Duckworth, Head of Property Services, First Wessex Afternoon
Networking & Lunch
Workshops – 60 Minute Focussed Session – Your Choice of Topic: Fire, Asbestos, Procurement or Gas Safety Compliance. Afternoon


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