EVENT: Changeworks Fuel Poverty Conference – 23 September 2015, Edinburgh

Changeworks Fuel Poverty Conference 2015

Date: 9:00am–4:30pm, Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Venue: John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AY

Changeworks’ Fuel Poverty Conference will bring together people who are at the forefront of tackling fuel poverty in Scotland. Bringing together policy makers, service managers and frontline staff, the conference will promote and celebrate the work already underway in Scotland to reduce fuel poverty, identify potential opportunities to improve on where we are now, and look to the future at what we can do collectively to continue to help those most in need.
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Through a combination of keynote speakers – including Margaret Burgess MSP, Minister for Housing and Welfare – presentations and workshops, conference delegates will explore key subjects related to fuel poverty including:

  • Clients’ personal stories and experiences of fuel poverty
  • Policy and strategic based approaches to tackling fuel poverty – the thinking behind the decision making
  • Working with hard to reach households and minority groups
  • Identifying the links between fuel poverty and health
  • Projects which demonstrate best practice tackling fuel poverty
  • Approaches to tackling fuel poverty in rural areas
  • Grants and  schemes currently available to tackle fuel poverty
  • Behaviour change and its potential impact
  • Where the gaps are in fuel poverty work and what opportunities they present.