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Elsevier and Energy Institute Organize First Energy Systems Conference To Be Held in June 2014, London, UK

LONDON, September 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, today announced its official collaboration with the Energy Institute (EI) in organizing the first Energy Systems conference to be held 24-25 June 2014 in London.

Policy makers, researchers and energy industry figures today face an enormous challenge to develop a safer, more secure and sustainable global energy system. The underlying social, environmental and economic objectives are multiple and not always compatible, adding complexity to what is already a complicated system.

The Energy Systems conference will present new ways of thinking, required to properly analyze which structures, processes and policy approaches are needed to ensure technology integration and to drive change in investment, looked at in terms of the overall impact of policy initiatives at a system level.

"By organizing this conference together with Elsevier we aim to provide a forum for sharing expertise, developing understanding and providing recommendations on how best to develop the secure, affordable and environmentally sustainable energy system we need", said Joan MacNaughton CB HonFEI, Past President, Energy Institute, and Executive Chair - Energy and Climate Policy Assessment, World Energy Council.

Bethan Keall, Elsevier's Director of Energy Journals, added, "We are delighted to work so closely with the Energy Institute to organize the Energy Systems Conference next year. We see this as a key opportunity to work together with academia, industry representatives and policy leaders to seek long term, integrated solutions for the challenges facing the delivery of energy, both locally and globally."

The Energy Systems Conference will be held 24-25 June, 2014 in London. Visit the conference website to submit an abstract and register as a delegate: http://www.energysystemsconference.com

About the Energy Institute

The Energy Institute (EI) is the leading chartered professional membership body for the energy industry, supporting over 16,000 individuals working in or studying energy and 250 energy companies worldwide. The EI provides learning and networking opportunities to support professional development, as well as professional recognition and technical and scientific knowledge resources on energy in all its forms and applications. The EI's purpose is to develop and disseminate knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe, secure and sustainable energy system. A registered charity, the EI serves society with independence, professionalism and a wealth of expertise in energy matters. For more information, please visit http://www.energyinst.org.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, helping research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc, a world leading provider of professional information solutions. The group employs more than 30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV.

Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

Media contacts
Bethan Keall
Elsevier
+44-20-7424-4280
b.keall@elsevier.com

Katie Crabb
Energy Institute
+44-20-7467-7173
kcrabb@energyinst.org

SOURCE Elsevier



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