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The future of solar thermal vacuum systems: half-day conference

Date: 21 March 2018
Time: 12:15 - 17:15

Room V114, K2 Building, London South Bank University, Keyworth Street, London, SE1 0AA, UK

Organiser: Dr Saim Memon
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Price: Free
Attendees at a Lecture in LSBU Events Theatre

LSBU is hosting a conference on the Status and Future Development in Solar Thermal Vacuum Systems. Join us for in-depth talks and a networking session with field professionals

Join us for an afternoon discussing the status and future developments in solar thermal vacuum systems. We look forward to in-depth discussions and opportunities to network with experts in the field.

We will hear from:

1. Prof Philip Eames, Loughborough University
2. Dr Trevor Hyde, Ulster University
3. Dr Yueping Fang, Coventry University
4. Dr Harjit Singh, Brunel University London
5. Dr Andrew Chew, High Vacuum Division, Atlas Copco UK


12.:15pm - 12:30pmMeet in the reception of LSBU's K2 building. Find out how to get there.
12:30pm - 1:25pmMeet and greet and lunch
1:25pm - 1.30pmHealth and safety announcement and introduction to the speakers: Dr Saim Memon
1:30pm - 1:45pmWelcome address: Dr Andrew Chew
1:45pm - 2:25pmProf Philip Eames on ‘Evacuated enclosures for high performance flat plate solar thermal collectors’
2:30pm - 3:10pmDr Trevor Hyde on ‘Advanced vacuum insulated glazing’
3:15pm - 3.30pmTea/coffee break
3:35pm - 4:15pmDr Yueping Fang on ‘Simulation and experimental validation of vacuum related advanced glazing systems’
4:20pm - 5pmDr. Harjit Singh on ‘Advanced thermal insulation for opaque surfaces: vacuum insulation panels’
5pm - 5:15pmClosing remarks

The afternoon will be followed by optional social drinks at a popular local pub, The Ship, near Borough Underground station from 5:15pm.

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