VIRTUAL EVENT: Providing the roadmap for achieving 100% smart meter coverage, fostering standardisation in the industry and scaling up your AMI related data analytics
13-15 October 2020 | Virtual Conference

Programme

Conference Day One Tuesday 13 October 2020 Download
08:30Registration
09:00Establishing the Business Case – determining the key drivers for investing in next generation AMI systems to support the migration to demand side management and speed up the energy transition
09:35Live Q&A – Establishing the Business Case
09:45Lifecycle Management – unlocking the value of your installed smart meters and integrating interoperable next generation meters to ensure the cost-efficiency of your evolving meter infrastructure
10:20Live Q&A – Lifecycle Management
10:30Morning Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
11:00Utility Panel: Standardisation – establishing a working group represented by the whole ecosystem and dedicated to driving the development of standards for next generation AMI systems
12:00Live Q&A – Utility Panel: Standardisation
12:30Roundtable Discussions
13:00Lunch Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
14:00AMI System Design – developing a real-time and future proofed system design that meets immediate and longer-term functionality needs at minimal expense
14:35Live Q&A – AMI System Design
14:45Communication Systems – developing a robust communication network strategy that utilises an optimal mix of technologies to ensure reliability and future-proofed capacity
15:20Live Q&A – Communication Systems
15:30Afternoon Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
16:00Meter Data Management Systems – comparing the advantages and disadvantages of internally developed, off-the-shelf and cloud-based head-end systems in supporting the rapidly changing demands of your evolving grid
16:35Live Q&A – Meter Data Management Systems
16:45Flexibility (TSO perspective) – ensuring the real-time capability of smart meter dataflows to achieve greater grid flexibility, in support of better network management and demand side response services
17:20Live Q&A – Flexibility (TSO perspective)
17:30Roundtable Discussions
18:00End of Conference Day One
Conference Day Two Wednesday 14 October 2020 Download
08:30Registration
09:00Standardisation (consumer perspective) – engaging stakeholders across the AMI ecosystem to implement solutions that benefit consumers and comply with regulation
09:35Live Q&A – Standardisation (consumer perspective)
09:45Interoperability – utilising open standards to ensure smart metering operability and easy transitions between systems
10:20Live Q&A – Interoperability
10:30Morning Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
11:00Technology Innovation Panel – evaluating next generation AMI systems and components and understanding how these will drive demand side management
  • Luc Richaud - Odit-e
    Luc Richaud
    Project Manager, Odit-e
  • Laurence Carpanini
    Laurence Carpanini
    Director Smart Metering and Smart Grid, IBM UK
  • Francis De Sousa
    Francis D´Souza
    VP of Strategy and Marketing for Analytics & IoT Solutions, Thales
  • Holger Schweinfurth
    Holger Schweinfurth
    Senior Director IBU Utilities, SAP
12:00Live Q&A – Technology Innovation Panel
12:30Roundtable Discussions
13:00Lunch Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
14:00Field Force Efficiency – managing the complexities of combining your internally trained field force with external contractors to deliver a seamless installation service and built high levels of customer trust
14:35Live Q&A – Field Force Efficiency
14:45Forecasting – improving the quality and reliability of smart meter data to provide more accurate consumption models and facilitate demand side management
15:20Live Q&A – Forecasting
15:30Afternoon Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
16:00Flexibility (DSO perspective) – ensuring the real-time capability of smart meter dataflows to achieve greater grid flexibility, in support of better network management and demand side response services
  • Michael Döring - Stromnetz Berlin
    Michael Döring
    Smart Meter Rollout Expert, Stromnetz Berlin GmbH
16:35Live Q&A – Flexibility (DSO perspective)
16:45Next Generation Metering Technology – benchmarking the range of metering technologies on the market and in development to understand the optimal solution for your grid operations
  • Alvin Lin
    Alvin Lin
    AMI Specialist, Taiwan Power Company
17:20Live Q&A – Next Generation Metering Technology
17:30Roundtable Discussions
18:00End of Conference Day Two
Conference Day Three Thursday 15 October 2020 Download
08:30Registration
09:00Procurement – creating a robust procurement framework that effectively manages a disparate supplier base to ensure long-term accountability, system reliability and risk mitigation
09:35Live Q&A – Procurement
09:45Driving the Roll-Out – planning, organising, and risk mitigating the end-to-end roll out of smart meters to achieve full coverage to stringent regulatory deadlines
10:20Live Q&A – Driving the Roll-Out
10:30Morning Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
11:00Customer Engagement – developing a programme that rapidly educates customers, builds their trust and facilitates easy home access to speed up roll out and ensure 100% coverage by 2024
  • Johan Svensson - Ellevio
    Johan Svensson
    Head of Next Generation Smart Metering Programme, Ellevio
11:35Live Q&A – Customer Engagement
11:45AMI Team Development – establishing a high functioning AMI team comprised of electrical engineers, data scientists and customer relation specialists to maximise productivity and speed up roll out
12:20Live Q&A – AMI Team Development
12:30Roundtable Discussions
13:00Lunch Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
14:00Modular AMI Design – creating a modular AMI system to extend asset life, ensure an effective replacement strategy and create bespoke customer solutions
  • Alan Jones
    Alan Jones
    Manager: Smart Meter Programmes, Pacific Gas and Electricity Company
14:35Live Q&A – Modular AMI Design
14:45Power Quality – Capitalising on Smart meter data to drive data-driven decision making, and enable pro-active and efficient grid operations
  • Hanif Moshaver
    Hanif Moshaver
    Product Owner: Operational Grid Intelligence, Alliander
15:20Live Q&A – Power Quality
15:30Afternoon Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
16:00Tutorial: Disruptive Technologies – capitalising on cutting-edge technology, such as Cloud solutions and I.O.T. platforms, to leverage information flows across the end-to-end AMI ecosystem and uncover the full value of smart meters
  • Richard Hanks
    Richard Hanks
    Principle Director: Smart Metering Lead, Accenture
17:20Live Q&A – Tutorial: Disruptive Technologies
17:30Roundtable Discussions
18:00End of Conference Day Three