The big energy discussion 7th October 5-8pm

Templeton Building, Glasgow Green, Glasgow G40 1AW

Please confirm your place, by emailing your name to Mic Starbuck by Friday 2nd October.

This session is a further opportunity for Rotarians, RSA Fellows and Guests to extend previous discussions from domestic energy issues into wider industry, commerce and community agendas. The outcome will be the development of a wider network.


  • 5:00 pm – Brewery Tour and sample beers (Cost £10)
  • 6:00 pm – Buffet (Cost £10)
  • 7:00 pm – The Big Energy Discussion

Round Table Topics – Discussion Leaders and Rapporteurs

  • Introduction – The West Brewery
  • Food, drink and energy – Jorg Nuetr and John Moore
  • Industry and commerce – tba
  • Domestic Energy – The Energy Saving Trust
  • Transport and Air Quality – Mic Starbuck and Jean Charsley
  • Community and Local authority – Whitehill Campus

About the hosts

Rotary Club of Dennistoun, is a service organisation of business and professional leaders in the community, united worldwide, who help those in need, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and work towards world understanding and peace.

The RSA Glasgow explores ‘social network’ approaches to social and economic challenges and opportunities. They aim to co-produce action with local communities by harnessing existing resources and networks.

Glasgow City of Science is a pioneering partnership that aims to ensure everybody in the city region benefits from science and technology. It recognises the importance of communicating science as part of Glasgow and the West of Scotland’s heritage and culture.

The Whitehill Campus includes the non-denominational Whitehill Secondary School, Golfhill Primary School and Westercraigs Nursery and is located in the suburb of Dennistoun in Glasgow.

The venue the Brewery opened in 2006 in the former Templeton’s Building ( A Carpet Factory and Offices). Ever since then, they have been brewing some of the finest artisan lagers and wheat beers in the UK. They brew beers in strict accordance with the German Purity Law of 1516. Their German roots are firmly planted in Glasgow and the company ethos can best be summed up as ‘Glaswegian Heart. German Head’