Implementing AI&ML platforms and processes to enable the rapid scale-up of advanced smart grid analytics use-cases
8-10 September 2020 | Brussels, Belgium


Conference Day 1 Tuesday 8 September 2020 Download
08:00Registration and refreshments
08:45Opening address from the chair
09:00Leveraging AI&ML - examining the internal and external factors driving the need for AI&ML within the evolving digital grid; DERs, EVs, IoT
09:45Gaining Trust for AI&ML - developing a considered and robust plan to show the potency of advanced analytical software and its capability to deliver reliable outputs, removing trust issues and demystifying the output process
10:30Morning refreshments, exhibition and networking
11:00Panel: Data Science Team Structure - defining and building the optimal work environment for data science teams within utility workforces
  • Shahin Abbas Zadeh - Eesti Energia
    Shahin Abbas Zadeh
    Data Scientist, Eesti Energia
  • Jean-Philippe Poirrier
    Jean-Philippe Poirrier
    Assistant Director, Smart Grid Solutions Industrialisation Program, Enedis
  • Per-Oddvar Osland
    Per-Oddvar Osland
    Program Manager, Smart Metering, Agder Energi
12:30Lunch, exhibition and networking
14:00Scaling Up AI&ML - establishing a strategic framework, developing dedicated platforms and processes and optimising your data science team capabilities to deliver many more AI&ML use-cases
14:45Data Lakes - combining AI&ML with data lakes to achieve more advanced insights and unlock greater application potential through novel use cases
15:30Afternoon refreshments, exhibition and networking
16:00Autonomous Operational Forecasting - leveraging AI-powered, short-term forecasting to enable autonomous local balancing of the grid while maintaining quality of data, models and results under operational conditions
16:45Real Time Sensor Data - determining the most feasible framework for infrastructure, algorithm and capability development to enable enhanced insights from the processing of high-volume real-time sensor data from the grid
  • Tadej Sinkovec – Deputy of Executive Director for Network Operations and Development – Elektro Ljubljana
    Tadej Sinkovec
    Deputy of Executive Director for Network Operations and Development, Elektro Ljubljana
  • Senior Representative
    Maja Savinek
    Analytics Consultant, Elektro Ljubljana
17:30Roundtable discussions
19:00Networking discussions
21:00End of conference day one