SEMINAR PROGRAMME

It’s more important than ever to arm yourself with the information you need to make your business stronger. Elex helps keep electricians right up-to-date with the latest technical updates and new rules and regulations, including the 18th Edition. Each show has an extensive seminar schedule, packed with practical information and guidance. All the sessions are presented by leading industry experts and explore key issues facing electricians today. There’s no need to pre-book, just pre-register to attend the show. All seminars will take place in the IET Seminar Theatre located centrally in the exhibition hall.

The IET are proud to be the headline sponsor of ElexShow again in 2021.

10.30–11.00 | ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
– BS 7671 AMENDMENT 1

NAPIT look at electric vehicle charging design considerations incorporating the latest BS 7671 Amendment 1 requirements, with an expert panel from NAPIT, Garo and Scolmore. Topics covered include load management, consumer unit design, RCD types and Earthing considerations.
 Presented by NAPIT with industry expert panel.

11.05–11.35 | WHY CHOOSE A WIRELESS FIRE ALARM SYSTEM OVER A WIRED SYSTEM?

Choosing wireless to protect a commercial building can bring many benefits to both the installer and the end user. In this talk, Apollo Fire Detectors discuss these benefits and the additional applications a wireless system allows you to tap into.
Presented by Apollo Fire Detectors

11.40–12.10 | INDUSTRY FORUM

The IET hosts the industry forum to debate the hottest topics in the industry today with an expert panel from the IET, ECA, and NAPIT. Forum 1 – Protective Multiple Earthing.
Presented by IET

12.15-12.45 | DISPELLING TECHNICAL MYTHS

Darren and Jake will be looking at some common design and installation myths that exist in the electrical industry. They will also take the time to confirm the solutions electrical contractors can use to overcome these technical issues, in line with BS7671.
Presented by Scolmore

12.50–13.20 | HOW TO CODE THE OBSERVATIONS FOUND DURING EICR’S

This interactive Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) Codebreaker’s debate has been revamped for 2021! Using real-world examples, come along to engage in lively discussion and find out how to deal with the problems encountered when coding observations found while carrying out EICRs.
Presented by NAPIT

13.25–13.55 | INDUSTRY FORUM

The IET hosts the industry forum to debate the hottest topics in the industry today with an expert panel from the IET, ECA, and NAPIT. Forum 2 – Electric Vehicle Charging Installations.

Presented by IET

14.00–14.30 | TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE RESIDENT SAFETY AND PROVIDE
SAFER HOMES

With technological advancements progressing the connected home, we examine how this translates to resident safety, the benefits it can bring to proactive management of housing stock and how this facilitates a solution-focused approach. We also examine another dimension to resident safety through monitoring home health data and see how smarter, healthier homes lead to safer communities.
Presented by Aico

14.35–15.05 | PASSIVE FIRE STOPPING

Passive fire stopping is something that impacts M&E contractors on almost every installation, in many cases the designer and installer are not aware of their legal obligations regarding this critical safety component. Gary Parker of the ECA will highlight the importance of passive fire stopping for electrotechnical contractors and designers and offer guidance on how this vital requirement can be met.

Presented by ECA

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