Integrating Advanced Geographical Information Systems into Digital Utility Infrastructure
| Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Conference Day One Tuesday 24 September 2019 Download
08:00 Registration and refreshments
08:45Opening address from the chair
09:00Next-Generation GIS Drivers – exploring the impact of business and smart grid transformation on the development of robust, multi-functional GIS capabilities
09:45GIS for Digital Transformation – defining and implementing robust IT architecture incorporating increasingly advanced digitalised GIS
  • Stephane Otjacques
    Stephane Otjacques
    Transformation Manager and Head of Data & Information, Elia
  • Rob Vangeneugden
    Rob Vangeneugden
    Business Analyst, GIS, Data, and New Technology, Elia
10:30Morning refreshments, exhibition and networking
11:00Panel: Next-Generation GIS Strategy – taking a data-centric approach to support development, resilience, and automation in the smart grid
12:30Lunch, exhibition and networking
14:00GIS across the Intelligent Enterprise – Employing a location-centric approach to geospatially enable a utility’s entire organization.
  • Matt Piper - Esri
    Matt Piper
    Global Director Industry Solutions: Utilities, Water, AEC & Infrastructure , Esri
14:45Utility Network Model – establishing a bespoke network model developed specifically for electric utilities to maximise interoperability with cutting-edge vendor tools
15:30Afternoon refreshments, exhibition and networking
16:00GIS for Asset Management – leveraging next-generation GIS systems to streamline asset management and field operations
16:45GIS Specification & Implementation – rolling-out next-generation GIS to deliver improved functionality and better integration with existing systems
17:30Roundtable discussions
19:00Networking drinks
21:00End of conference day one