Delivering next-level cybersecurity and cyber-resilience to the power grid to enable the acceleration of the energy transition

Date: 15th-19th May 2023

Format: In-Person

Venue: Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport

Group Booking Discount – 10% discount for 3+ delegates, 30% discount for 5+ delegates and 50% discount for 10+ delegates booked from the same organisation at the same time!


Many thanks to our sponsors for their support in ensuring that these crucial conversations take place, fuelling pace and progress in the smart grid sector

Platinum Sponsors


Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT)[JW1]  is a driving force in the evolution of cybersecurity and the convergence of networking and security. Our mission is to secure people, devices, and data everywhere, and today we deliver cybersecurity everywhere you need it with the largest integrated portfolio of over 50 enterprise-grade products. Well over half a million customers trust Fortinet's solutions, which are among the most deployed, most patented, and most validated in the industry. The Fortinet Training Institute, one of the largest and broadest training programs in the industry, is dedicated to making cybersecurity training and new career opportunities available to everyone. FortiGuard Labs, Fortinet’s elite threat intelligence and research organization, develops and utilizes leading-edge machine learning and AI technologies to provide customers with timely and consistently top-rated protection and actionable threat intelligence.

Previously air-gapped OT environments are becoming increasingly connected due to Digital Transformation initiatives and a growing need to support distant assets remotely. The fundamental assumption – a discrete OT network – is undermined by this increased connectivity. The Fortinet Security Fabric provides a broad, integrated, and automated platform addressing the challenges of IT-OT convergence and tailored to the constraints found in OT and IT. Solutions to convergence challenges include customizing products to unique OT environmental conditions, such as rugged firewalls and switches, advanced threat protection offerings including endpoint protection, deception, sandboxing, and SOC/NOC tools that can synergistically scale across IT and OT.

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Gold Sponsors


Forescout delivers automated cybersecurity across the digital terrain. We empower our customers to achieve continuous alignment of their security frameworks with their digital realities, across all asset types – IT, IoT, OT and IoMT. It is a non-stop journey, managing cyber risk through automation and data-powered insights. The Forescout Continuum Platform provides complete asset visibility of connected devices, continuous compliance, network segmentation, network access control and a strong foundation for zero trust. For more than 20 years, Fortune 100 organizations and government agencies have trusted Forescout to provide automated cybersecurity at scale. Forescout customers gain data-powered intelligence to accurately detect risks and quickly remediate cyberthreats without disruption of critical business assets.

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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) works to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical. We provide products, solutions, and services for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, security, communications, and metering of electric power systems worldwide.

All SEL products include a ten-year worldwide warranty and exceptional customer support. In the most recent study of the protective relay marketplace by Newton-Evans Research Company, North American electric utilities ranked SEL #1 in technology, price, service and support, ease of use, and cybersecurity.

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Silver Sponsors


Rhebo provides simple and effective cybersecurity solutions for Operational Technology and distributed industrial assets for the energy sector, critical infrastructure and manufacturing. The company supports customers with OT security from the initial risk analysis to managed OT monitoring with intrusion & anomaly detection. Since 2021, Rhebo is part of the Landis+Gyr AG, a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the energy industry with around 5,000 employees in over 30 countries worldwide. Rhebo is a partner of the Alliance for Cyber Security of the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).

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OMICRON is the leading supplier of testing and supervision solutions for power utility communication systems utilizing the IEC 61850 standard. OMICRON's products support the whole lifecycle of IEC 61850 Digital Substations from design verification, evaluation, factory testing, commissioning, to operation and maintenance. The applications in protection, automation & control of electrical power systems in connection with IEC 61850 GOOSE, Sampled Values, and Client/Server (MMS) communication are covered by a diverse portfolio of tools. The products range from pure software tools to protection and automation test sets and distributed test, measurement, recording, and supervision systems. OMICRON's intrusion detection system has a special focus on IEC 61850 and serves an important role for the Cybersecurity of Digital Substations. With OMICRON subsidiaries and service centers on every continent, the OMICRON team serves customers world-wide.

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Thales Group

Thales is a global technology leader with over 75,000 employees in 68 countries. Our digital identity and security business creates the technology needed to build trust in an increasingly connected world. Our solutions generate value for businesses and governments by protecting the identities of billions of people and things as well as the data they create and exchange. We deliver these solutions to more than 30,000 organizations.

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Israel Electric

With 100 years of experience, the Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) is Israel's primary electricity provider, responsible for all aspects of the electricity system, including generation, transmission, distribution, and supply. Operating as an energy island in challenging geopolitical conditions, IEC faces demanding grid development and changing requirements, while being one of the most heavily cyber-attacked companies in the world. With its renowned operational and design experience, and the Israeli innovative mindset, IEC assists power utilities worldwide in meeting the evolving requirements of the "utility of the future." Our deep understanding of cyber security has led us to develop cutting-edge, battle-proven solutions for utility cyber security. RCMA™, a comprehensive multilayer and multi-segment cyber assessment, provides decision-makers at all levels of the organization with the best path to optimal cyber readiness and maturity. Sophic Zone™, a dynamic platform for emulating, simulating, and validating operational and cyber events in a near-real-time environment, and Sophic Access™, the most advanced remote access solution available.

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Live Demo Lab Sponsors


SUBNET Solutions Inc. (SUBNET) is a software engineering company that provides grid modernization solutions for the global utility industry.  Our solutions software provides “multi-vendor” device support, directly in contrast to the “vendor specific” offerings by most large utility device vendors. SUBNET provides MORE OT Security & Capabilities which will comply with NERC, IEC 62351, IEC 62443, ISO 27002. Through our Unified Grid Intelligence (UGI) software solutions, SUBNET will improve the overall grid reliability, and future-proofing infrastructure for anticipated growth in grid monitoring.

SUBNET’s Unified Grid Intelligence solutions are our 4 flagship products:

PowerSYSTEM Center™  |    PowerSYSTEM Server™

SubSTATION Server™     |    SubSTATION Explorer™

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DNV is the independent expert in risk management and quality assurance, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry benchmarks, and inspires and invents solutions. Whether assessing a new ship design, optimizing the performance of a wind farm, analysing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to manage technological and regulatory complexity with confidence. Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps tackle the challenges and global transformations facing its customers and the world today and is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies. 

In the energy industry

DNV provides assurance to the entire energy value chain through its advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, the assurance provider helps industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. DNV is committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and supports customers to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

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Waterfall Security

Unbreachable OT Security, Unlimited OT Connectivity. Waterfall Security Solutions’ unbreachable OT cybersecurity technologies keep the world running. For more than 15 years, the most important industries and infrastructure have trusted Waterfall to guarantee safe, secure and reliable operations. The company’s growing list of global customers includes national infrastructures, power plants, nuclear generators, onshore and offshore oil and gas facilities, refineries, manufacturing plants, utility companies, and more. Waterfall’s patented Unidirectional Gateways and other solutions combine the benefits of impenetrable hardware with unlimited software-based connectivity, enabling 100% safe visibility into industrial operations and automation systems.

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Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland. As of September 30, 2021, the business had around 70,400 employees worldwide.

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We are a medium-sized company based in Nuremberg, Germany, and we develop industrial gateways for the coupling of heterogeneous communication systems. As an established protocol conversion specialist with more than 20 years of experience, we are the right partner for almost any communication requirement: Whether energy, water, or gas supply, our products and turnkey solutions have proven themselves in a multitude of long-term, international projects of renowned companies. In addition to customer- and project-specific solutions for industrial communication and the automation industry, our standard products offer a high degree of flexibility as well, to enable integration into existing, complex systems.

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Leading cyber defense company, CybergymIEC, is dedicated to protecting critical infrastructure from cyberattack. Offering a comprehensive range of cutting-edge training platforms and programs, OT defense solutions, and value-added services. The company helps infrastructure operators detect and respond to cyberattacks quickly and effectively. CybergymIEC brings together the extensive knowhow, advanced technology, and practical experience of two entities: Cybergym and The Israel Electric Corporation (IEC). Cybergym has a decade of experience providing tailored cyber-training solutions, run by real hackers, to organizations around the world. With a special emphasis on the OT environment, training is based on an extensive collection of up-to-date threat models, and delivered through Cybergym’s global network of training arenas. The IEC is responsible for supplying power throughout the State of Israel. As one of the most targeted organizations in the world, it has developed a range of cyber defense solutions that have been battle proven through their use protecting its own operational technology, 24/7/365. Combining these elements in one, CybergymIEC is the only critical infrastructure-native cyber defense company, with a deep understanding of the challenges facing this sector. As such, it is uniquely positioned to protect critical infrastructure worldwide from ever-growing cyber threats and build a safer, more secure digital future.

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