VIRTUAL EVENT: Integrating cloud solutions to manage the influx of large volumes of data in a dynamic grid environment
15-17 September 2020 | Virtual Conference

Programme

Conference Day One Tuesday 15 September 2020 Download
08:30Registration
09:00Enterprise Cloud Strategy – establishing a Global and Integrated IT/OT Cloud Strategy as a Business and Smart Grid Enabler
09:35Live Q&A – Enterprise Cloud Strategy
09:45Developing an Accepted and Sustainable Cloud – a methodology to switch the organisational attitude towards Cloud as a future-based concept to deliver physical IT-infrastructures and to enable digitalisation
10:20Live Q&A – Developing an Accepted and Sustainable Cloud
10:30Morning Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
11:00Utility Panel: Putting Cloud at the Heart of your Digitisation Strategy – determining whether to invest in public or in-house cloud platforms to achieve the required levels of flexibility and security levels
12:00Live Q&A – Utility Panel
12:30Roundtable Discussions
13:00Lunch Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
14:00Distributed Ledger Technology for DNO to DSO Transition – exploring the applications of DLT in power distribution companies to facilitate the transition from Distribution Network Operators to Distribution System Operators
  • Jianzhong Wu
    Jianzhong Wu
    Professor of Multi-Vector Energy Systems, Cardiff University
14:35Live Q&A – Distributed Ledger Technology for DNO to DSO Transition
14:45Cloud Finance – how Cloud upends traditional IT spending models
15:20Live Q&A – Cloud Finance
15:30Afternoon Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
16:00Evaluating SaaS, IaaS & PaaS Solutions – assessing capabilities of market solutions against your requirements to determine best fit for individual use cases
16:35Live Q&A – Evaluating SaaS, IaaS & PaaS Solutions
16:45Ensuring Data Governance – setting robust data governance parameters for cloud data to increase integration, consistency, compliance and accuracy of data
17:20Live Q&A – Ensuring Data Governance
17:30Roundtable Discussions
18:00End of Conference Day One
Conference Day Two Wednesday 16 September 2020 Download
08:30Registration
09:00IoT and the Cloud – building a best in class sensor telemetry and substation analytics platform with cloud technology
  • Olli Aaltonen
    Olli Aaltonen
    Special Advisor, Intelligent Process Automation & IoT, FINGRID
09:35Live Q&A – IoT and the Cloud
09:45Applying Cloud in Power Generation – increasing communication and integration through cloud architecture between power generation, TSOs and DSOs to enable better load planning and grid flexibility
10:20Live Q&A – Applying Cloud in Power Generation
10:30Morning Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
11:00Technology Innovation Panel – evaluating alternative cloud solutions to meet organisational demands
12:00Live Q&A – Technology Innovation Panel
12:30Roundtable Discussions
13:00Lunch Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
14:00Data Sharing – facilitating data interoperability and meter access in Europe to increase innovation and integrate markets
14:35Live Q&A – Data Sharing
14:45Overcoming Security Challenges – understanding the threat landscape and incorporating new techniques within architecture development to mitigate security concerns and better protect grid operations
15:20Live Q&A – Overcoming Security Challenges
15:30Afternoon Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
16:00Edge-Based Analytics – integrating cloud and edge systems for energy management to improve security, latency and reliability
  • Omer Rana
    Professor Omer Rana
    Professor of Performance Engineering, University of Cardiff
16:35Live Q&A – Edge-Based Analytics
16:45Designing Hybrid Cloud Solutions – tailoring your cloud solutions to fit within your evolving utility environment
  • Brandon Baxley
    Brandon Baxley
    Senior Solution Architect, Duke Energy Corporation
17:20Live Q&A – Designing Hybrid Cloud Solutions
17:30Roundtable Discussions
18:00End of Conference Day Two
Conference Day Three Thursday 17 September 2020 Download
08:30Registration
09:00Cloud Internal Skills Development – upskilling the workforce to ensure cloud functionality is fully realised
09:35Live Q&A – Cloud Internal Skills Development
09:45Serverless Technology – leveraging serverless technology in a utility environment to achieve increased scalability of your IT framework
10:20Live Q&A – Serverless Technology
10:30Morning Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
11:00Cloud and AI&ML – leveraging cloud solutions to support high volume data storage, management and analytics
  • Ashiq Anjum
    Professor Ashiq Anjum
    Professor of Distributed Systems, University of Leicester
11:35Live Q&A – Cloud and AI&ML
11:45Cloud & GDPR – setting new best practice when operating within the new regulatory framework to exceed compliance requirements
12:20Live Q&A – Cloud & GDPR
12:30Roundtable Discussions
13:00Lunch Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
14:00Use-Case for Providing Scalable Control Centre Services – establishing a common system platform with unified operational processes enabling digitalisation development across several DSO’s
  • Jouni Pylvänäinen
    Jouni Pylvänäinen
    Managing Director, Kymenlaakson Sähköverkko Oy
14:35Live Q&A – Use-Case for Providing Scalable Control Centre Services
14:45Use-Case for Next-Generation Cloud Applications – utilising cloud infrastructure in order to calculate grid based electric tariff rates for EVs
  • Rick Protik Mukherjee
    Rick Protik Mukherjee
    Solutions Architect, San Diego Gas & Electric
  • James McCloskey
    James McCloskey
    EV Analytics Project Manager, San Diego Gas & Electric
15:20Live Q&A – Use-Case for Next-Generation Cloud Applications
15:30Afternoon Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break
16:00Tutorial: DevOps vs DevSecOps – changing the mindset and ‘left shifting’ software development to incorporate security into the first stage of development
17:20Live Q&A – Tutorial: DevOps vs DevSecOps
17:30Roundtable Discussions
18:00End of Conference Day Three