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 | Brussels, Belgium


Conference Day 3 Thursday 24 September 2020 Download
08:00Registration and refreshments
08:45Welcome back from the chair
09:00Implementing Innovation – effectively guiding innovation from pilot project to business as usual
  • Frans Campfens
    Frans Campfens
    Senior Consultant, Energy Consulting, Qirion (Alliander)
09:45Innovation ROI – establishing simple frameworks and effective methodologies to determine project ROI and inform targeted innovation investment decisions
10:30Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:00Building a Culture of Innovation – creating an innovation function, embedding it in the company DNA and delivering innovation to meet business needs
  • Slawomir Noske - ENERGA-OPERATOR - Grid Asset Management 2019
    Sławomir Noske
    Director of Innovation Department, ENERGA-OPERATOR
11:45An Outside Perspective – leveraging lessons learnt from the innovation programmes in other sectors to inspire profitable innovation in the utility sector
  • Jacob Parsons
    Jacob Parsons
    Enterprise Lead for Utilities, Energy, Automotive and Manufacturing (Engineering Sector), Amazon Innovation Team
12:30Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00Working with Commercial Consultants – extracting long-term value from consultancy-based innovation projects by effectively integrating with internal teams to maximise project impact and knowledge retention
14:45Grid Flexibility – determining the most cost-effective innovations that will deliver grid flexibility in the immediate and long term
15:30Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition
16:00Tutorial: Unlocking Value from Data – leveraging data, data analytics and artificial intelligence to identify new innovative project opportunities
17:30End of Conference Day Three