EEMUA Conference 2023
8/3/2023 - 9/3/2023, Kenilworth, UK

Registration closed. Please contact for any late availability

EEMUA's flagship, biennial event is here. During the two days, we will explore how industry can thrive under the pressures of transitioning to a net-zero economy, remain resilient through international crises, and maintain optimal performance while ensuring safety with rapidly advancing technologies and automation. Delegates can look forward to an impressive line-up of speakers who will deliver industry driven content through a mix of plenary sessions, panel discussions and workshops.

What to expect:

  • Industry-driven content which will dive into competence, process safety and key aspects of the main drivers that are impacting industry – Energy Transition, COVID-19, Industry 4.0, and Brexit
  • An impressive line-up of speakers who will share their expertise and learning through an inspired mix of interactive workshops and panel discussions
  • A unique opportunity to network and share best practice with industry peers from a range of disciplines from across the engineering community
  • A reception and dinner on the evening of 8 March with live entertainment!
Hear below what Mark Child of Sellafield Ltd is looking forward to at the event.

Conference Exhibitors:

Don't miss out on the opportunity to be a Exhibitor at the EEMUA conference. Contact us directly for more information.

Some take-aways from delegates who have attended our previous EEMUA Conferences:
  • "Interesting and enjoyable with lots of relevant content"
  • "An excellent Conference. I took home something from every presentation"
  • "One of the best events for networking that I have ever been to"
  • “An organised, well-balanced Conference”
10:00 - 12:00

Registration, Professional Networking, Exhibition

Opportunity to visit the exhibitor stands and catch up on what’s happening in your industry
12:00 - 12:10

Introduction and welcome 

12:10 - 13:00Keynote 1: Scott McNeil, Marsh Limited
Recent major losses in industry
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:50

Breakout sessions - A

(A1) Overcoming the Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic - Robert Blair, Syngenta

(A2) Civil Inspections: Appropriate use of new technologies for traditional and remote inspection - Animesh Pal, Matthew Saker, Tata Steel

(A3) Functional safety: Standards update - Dave Board, Yokogawa

15:00 - 15:50

Breakout sessions - B

(B1) Managing the Competency of contractors - Dave Tomlinson, Sellafield Limited

(B2) Energy Transition - Repurposing infrastructure and pipelines for future fuels: Gaps and potential solutions - Neil Gallon, Rosen

(B3) Grid integration of wind and solar and need for demand response - Hannele Holttinen, Recognis

15:50 - 16:10


16:10 - 17:00

Keynote 2: Andrea Amelio, EU Commission

EU Energy Strategy - Progress Update, Requirements and Plan to reach net zero
17:00 - 18:00


Professional Networking and visiting exhibitor stands
19:00 - 19:30

Event Reception

19:30 - 22:00

Dinner and Professional Networking

22:00 - 24:00Drinks at the bar
09:00 - 09:50Keynote 3: Runa Uddin, Mind
Creating a mentally healthy workplace for myself and for my organisation 
09:50 - 10:10


10:10 - 11:00

Breakout sessions - C

(C1) Relief Streams Workshop – voice your concerns with the design, examination and testing of relief streams - Mark Cooper, EEMUA Consultant and Neil Roberts, Dow Silicones UK

(C2) Petrochemical plant centrifugal pump integrity - Andrew Walker, SABIC

(C3) The practical use of EEMUA 191 and 201: A How to for Gas Distribution Network Control rooms in the UK - Peter Davis, Wales & West Utilities

11:10 - 12:00Breakout sessions - D

(D1) Developing training fit for the 21st century - John Harris, CompEx

(D2) Inspection of Piping Systems Workshop - Katherine Asvegren, SSE

(D3) Industrial UPS Systems – proactive maintenance for a safe and long service life - John Roy, Norco Energy

12:00 - 13:00


13:00 - 13:50

Keynote 4: Paul Stanworth, Health and Safety Executive

Integrity management in today's changing climate
13:50 - 14:00

Staying connected and updated on EEMUA.



EEMUA Conference Speakers

The EEMUA Conference always attracts a great line-up of speakers, and the 2023 event will be no exception!

Keynote 1: Major losses in industry in recent months - Scott McNeil, Vice President, Marsh Ltd

Keynote 2: EU Energy Strategy - Progress Update, Requirements and Plan to reach net zero - Andrea Amelio, First Counsellor on energy and competition, EU Delegation to UK, EU Commission

Keynote 3: Creating a mentally healthy workplace for myself and for my organisation - Runa Uddin, Training and Consultancy Manager, MIND

Keynote 4: Integrity management in today's changing climate - Paul Stanworth, HM Principal Specialist Inspector of Health and Safety (Mechanical Engineering), Health and Safety Executive

Click here, for more information about all our speakers at the EEMUA 2023 Conference. 

Secure your delegate pass today which will give you: 

  • Full conference access
  • ​Networking opportunities
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Dinner and entertainment
  • One night's accommodation including breakfast
The EEMUA Conference 2023 is open to employees of process plant owner/operator companies as well as service providers to those companies.*
Standard Price:
EEMUA Member and Associates - £575
Non-Members - £625

Important information:
  1. For member/associate company users registering for the first time, please ensure that you create an EEMUA account entering your work contact details when prompted. There is an additional validation step, so please wait for the ‘Welcome to EEMUA’ communication prior to registering for the Conference.
  2. Multiple delegates can be registered at the same time if they all already have an EEMUA account/login. Click 'Save Delegate' before entering a new delegate's details.
  3. Payments can be made by either card of BACS. If you require a purchase order number to be included in your invoice, please have this ready at the point of booking as invoices are generated automatically. Those who choose the invoice option can access this in the 'My Orders' section of My EEMUA.' All other delegates/registrants will be able to view the confirmation in the 'My Events & Training' section in 'My EEMUA'. 

Should you experience any issues with the site, or if you have any further questions, please contact the EEMUA events team on Alternatively, you can call EEMUA on +44 (0) 207 488 0801.

*Please note we reserve the right to refuse admission to potential delegates who do not meet our eligibility criteria.
*Only one discount can be applied to any registration. The early bird price counts as a discount. 

The EEMUA Conference 2023 will be held at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Kenilworth, Warwickshire.

A countryside retreat in the heart of Shakespeare’s County, Chesford Grange Hotel is located in a the suburb of Kenilworth. A warm and friendly welcome awaits at this stunning Tudor-style manor house, set in a peaceful countryside setting right by the River Avon, a few miles from the historic towns of Warwick and Royal Leamington Spa.

Chesford Grange is an excellent choice of venue, as it offers: 

  • Easy access to public transport links and major motorway routes
  • Modern and spacious bedrooms
  • Complimentary parking 
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout
  • An on-site spa with a pool and fitness centre
Public Transport
The hotel is conveniently located just 4 miles outside of Warwick town centre. Kenilworth Train Station is the closest to the hotel, just 2 miles away. However Warwick Station is 3 miles and has regular service to Birmingham, London and Banbury.

By Car
If travelling by car the hotel is ideally situated just off the A46. Please use the postcode CV8 2LD in your Sat Nav.

By Plane
Birmingham International Airport is the nearest airport, offering both domestic and international services. The journey from the airport to the venue should take 30-40 minutes via car.

Chesford Grange Hotel

Tel: 0330 107 1599

Covid Statement:
At our events we ensure all precautions are in place to prevent the spread of Covid 19. This will include, but is not limited to, ensuring adequate spacing throughout, providing hand sanitiser, limiting how many people come into contact with materials, and ensuring those who are experiencing symptoms of Covid do not attend in person events/training courses. This is in keeping with our policy on Covid 19. 

The EEMUA Conference 2023 promises to be a vibrant event which will provide organisations with a unique platform from which to engage with delegates.

Confirmed Sponsors

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Confirmed Exhibitors


Exhibition Stand - £795 + VAT
  • 1 x delegate pass with access to the plenary sessions, lunch and refreshments
  • Exhibition space (2x3m) in the exhibition area
  • Inclusion in news announcements on Conference Exhibitors
  • Consistent promotion of exhibitors in the run-up to the event via EEMUA social media channels
  • Graphics and suggested social content provided to help you promote your involvement
  • Logo in conference brochure
  • Networking opportunities...and more
NOTE: Registration for admission into breakout sessions and dinner reception on Wednesday evening will be separate.

If you wish to be a sponsor or an exhibitor at the Conference, please do contact for more information.