Programme

NICEIC ELECSA Live is relevant to all professionals within the sector and features content of interest to everyone, spanning sole trader domestic installers to CEOs of major electrical contracting businesses.  The event is packed with seminars covering a range of areas and topics.

See below for the Live South 2018 programme.

08.15 – 09.30 Registration and refreshments

09.30 – 09.45 Welcome speech and introduction

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09.45 – 10.30 Keynote Speaker

Keynote speaker
Speaker: Kriss Akabusi MBE, Olympian, Motivational Speaker, Businessman
Room: Diomed suite

Kriss will speak about his career in athletics and what it meant to him to take home a gold medal. He considers the lessons in teamwork, dedication, motivation and leadership.

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10.35 – 11.00 Seminar Session

AFDD’s explained
Speakers: Darren Staniforth and Jake Green, NICEIC & ELECSA
Room: Diomed suite

An introduction to Arc Fault Detection Devices. What are they, how do they work and why are they needed?

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11.00 – 11.45 Refreshment Break

Demo zone:

11.15 – 11.30 –DEHN: The three types of surge protection device (SPD) explained
DEHN

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11.45 – 12.20 Seminar Sessions

Choose one of the following:

Option 1
Technical debate
Chair: Darren Staniforth, NICEIC & ELECSA
Speakers: Tim Benstead, Matt Darville and Mark Coles of The IET
Room: Diomed suite

Our technical panel discuss a number of the common problems faced by electrical contractors and suggest potential solutions to those issues.

Option 2
Asbestos awareness for electrical contractors
Speaker: Billy Quinn, CCUK
Room: Lammtarra suite

This important seminar will provide attendees with an overview of the scale of the asbestos problem in UK buildings, the risk and the training solutions available to minimise exposure.

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12.25 – 13.00 Seminar Sessions

Choose one of the following:

Option 1
EV charging
Speakers: Jake Green and Nick Hannelly, NICEIC & ELECSA
Room: Diomed suite

An overview of the EV Charging and Section 722 of BS7671, Government Funding and changes in Technology

Option 2
Coping with the change and the 18th Edition
Speaker: Mark Huggins and Actors from Corporate drama
Room: Lammtarra suite

A series of improvisations that depict the challenges of coping with periods of change and tips for how to succeed with them. 

Option 3
How to attract and keep more customers
Speaker: James Dewane, Author, Speaker and Coach on Local Marketing.
Room: Gallops suite

Marketing and business tactics that electricians can apply to promote their local business.

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13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break

Demo zone:

13.05 – 13.20 – Aico: Real time facts, real time data – Smoke and CO alarm data extraction
Speakers: David Cunningham and Chloe Vickery, Aico

13.25 – 13.40 – Fluke: Detecting Electrical Problems with Thermal Imaging
Speaker: Simon Worrall

13.45 – 14.00 – ESP: ESP Battery Powered Door Station
Speaker: Andy Parton, ESP

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14.00 – 14.45 SEMINAR SESSION

What’s new in the 18th Edition
Speakers: Darren Staniforth and Jake Green, NICEIC & ELECSA
Room: Diomed suite

A look at some of the key changes anticipated in the 18th Edition

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14.50 – 15.15 Seminar Sessions

Choose one of the following:

Option 1
Thermal imaging
Speaker: Darren Staniforth and Jake Green, NICEIC & ELECSA
Room: Diomed suite

An overview of thermal imaging technology and guidance on how to use it effectively in electrical reports

Option 2
Fire protection session based on BS5839-1
Speakers: Tim Benstead
Room: Lammtarra suite

A series of improvisations that depict the challenges of coping with periods of change and tips for how to succeed with them.

15.15 – 15.35 Refreshment Break

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15.35 – 16.10 Seminar Session

Choose one of the following:

Option 1
Surge protection devices

Speaker: Robin Earl, DEHN
Room: Diomed suite

The impact of the changes in sections 443 and 534 in the 18th Edition regarding the risk assessment and installation of surge protection devices (SPDs)
Looking at the lightning protection zone concept (LPZ) and best practice in installations using surge protection device assemblies (SDPA).

Option 2
Energy efficiency and BS 7671

Speaker: Mark Coles, The IET
Room: Lammtarra suite

Mark will be looking at how BS 7671 will respond to the comments made about the new proposed Part 8. He will also evaluate the topic of energy efficiency and identify how electrical contractors can use the new information to produce better installations.

 

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16.10 – 16.15 Closing Speech & Prize Draw

Make sure you stay to the end to be in with the chance of winning many fantastic prizes!