VIRTUAL EVENT: Transforming utility innovation to maximise effectiveness, drive business value and speed to market, and leverage the opportunities of the energy transition
22-24 September 2020 | Virtual Conference


Conference Day 1 Tuesday 22 September 2020 Download
08:00Registration and refreshments
08:45Opening address from the chair
09:00The Innovation Imperative – putting innovation at the heart of utilities’ strategy to drive the next phase of the energy transition
09:45An Innovation Roadmap – creating a consistent blueprint to speed up innovation
10:30Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:00Utility Panel: The Role of the Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) – understanding the important role that a CIO has in managing the disruption of innovation and delivering business value from the process
  • Loïc Tilman
    Loïc Tilman
    Head of Group Innovation, Elia
  • Paulo Líbano Monteiro
    Paulo Líbano Monteiro
    Director of Technology & Innovation, EDP
  • Santiago Cascante Nogales
    Santiago Cascante Nogales
    Head of Innovation, Global Infrastructures and Network, Enel
12:30Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00Creating Teams for Innovation – selecting the appropriate organisational models that will drive innovation through the entire business value chain
14:45Innovating with Academia – forging effective relationships with universities and research institutes to develop commercially impactful innovation projects
15:30Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition
16:00In-House Innovation Process – the importance of developing an organisation and process structure to rapidly identify new opportunities and target effective innovation
16:45Grid Edge Visibility – developing innovative projects to establish real-time visibility of the power grid edge and behind the meter to manage evolving generation and demand profiles
  • Dr. Fouad Abou Chacra
    Dr. Fouad Abou Chacra
    Senior Specialist Projects & Innovation, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority
17:30Roundtable Discussions
19:00End of Conference Day One