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

September 11, 2013

LONDON, September 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], 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 [http://www.energysystemsconference.com ] 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:


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 [http://www.energyinst.org/home ].

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
[http://www.thelancet.com ] and Cell [http://www.cell.com ], and close to 20,000 book
titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online
solutions include ScienceDirect [http://www.sciencedirect.com ], Scopus
[http://www.scopus.com ], SciVal [http://info.scival.com ], Reaxys
[http://www.elsevier.com/reaxys ], ClinicalKey [https://www.clinicalkey.com ] and Mosby’s
Suite [http://www.confidenceconnected.com ], 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 [http://www.elsevier.com ]
employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc
[http://www.reedelsevier.com/Pages/Home.aspx ], 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.

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