Note: Subject to change.    Additional speakers to be announced.   

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

08:00 - 09:00     Continental Breakfast
08:00 am - 17:00     Registration Open

Utilities, IT Companies and Start-Ups On Common Ground: A Clean Energy Transition Supported By Digitalisation

09:00 - 10:30    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Moderator:
Mikel Lasa
Chief Executive Officer
InnoEnergy Iberia


Panelists TBA

10:30 - 11:00     Coffee Break

Digitalisation: Are We Getting All the Value?

11:00 - 12:30    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Moderator:
Aitor Amezua
Distribution Automation Business Unit Development Manager
ZIV Aplicaciones y Tecnología


Utility Digitalization Expert
Dr. Maher Chebbo
Chief Commercial Officer, Power Digital Solutions, General Electric
Chairman, Smart Energy Group, DigitalEurope
Member, EU Executive Committee Energy


Utility Digitalization Expert
Mark McGranaghan
Vice President, Distribution and Energy Utilization
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)



Utility Digitalization Expert
Willem Strabbing
Managing Director
European Smart Meter Industry Group (ESMIG)



Utility Digitalization Expert
Dr. Luis del Rio
Virtual Testing Lab Manager
Ormazabal - Velatia Group




12:30 - 12:45     Coffee Break

Regulatory Developments in the EU Impacting the Evolving Digital Utility

12:45 - 13:15    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Dr. Kátrin Schweren
Founder and CEO, DKS Regulatory Intelligence GmbH
Head of Public Affairs, Swisscom Energy Solutions



13:15 - 14:15    Industry Luncheon

Moving Toward Digital Utilities, Part 1: The Vision of Utilities, Challenges and Opportunities

14:15 - 15:45    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Moderator:
Manel Sanmarti
Electical Engineering Research Area (EERA) and Barcelona Fusion Center (bFUS) Manager
Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)


Utility Digitalization Expert
Santiago Cascante
Head of Innovation - Global Infrastructure & Networks
ENEL


Utility Digitalization Expert
Rene Kerkmeester
Head of Digital Transformation
TenneT B.V., The Netherlands



Utility Digitalization Expert
Yamshid Farhat Quiñones
Smart Grid Engineer
BKW FMB Energie AG




Speaker TBA, Estabanell Energia

15:45 - 16:15    Coffee Break

Moving Toward Digital Utilities, Part 2: Digital Grid Demo Projects

16:15 - 17:45    

Session Details and Panelists TBA

17:45 - 18:45     Drink Reception

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

08:00 - 09:00     Continental Breakfast

Blockchain in the Utility Industry

09:00 - 10:30    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Dr. Rafael Carrillo
R&D Engineer
Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM)


Utility Digitalization Expert
Oriol Pujoldevall
Blockchain Specialist
InnoEnergy




10:30 - 11:00    Coffee Break

Renewable Integration and Flexibility Management

11:00 - 11:30    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Basile Bouquet
Senior Business Development Manager
AutoGrid



Digital Solutions To Integrate Variable Renewables in Distribution Networks

11:30 - 12:00    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Dr. Pierre-Jean Alet
Senior Expert and Project Manager
Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM)



Energy Storage: Utility-Scale Case Studies, Business Models Going Forward

12:00 - 12:30    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Asif Rafique
Managing Director, Energy Storage Infrastructure
SUSI Partners AG




12:30 - 13:30    Industry Luncheon

Cyber Security Generations: Issues Facing the Digitalised Energy Network

13:30 - 15:00    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Dr. Latif Ladid
President, Global IPv6 Forum
Professor, University of Luxembourg


Utility Digitalization Expert
Enrique Martín
Iberia & LATAM Responsible
SecurityMatters



Utility Digitalization Expert
Xavier Clotet
R&D and Big Data Unit
Grupo AIA




15:00 - 15:30    Coffee Break

Situational Awareness: Anticipating the Outage

15:30 - 16:00    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Dr. Ana Filipa Ribeiro
Project Manager
EDP Distribuição



The ADMS at the Heart of the Grid Transformation

16:00 - 16:30    

Utility Digitalization Expert
Rui Vieira
Head of SCADA Division
Efacec Automation



Lessons Learnt From Massive Implementation of Energy Big Data Analytics For Engaging Costumers of Small and Medium Energy Retail Companies

16:30 - 17:00    
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Utility Digitalization Expert
Xavier Cipriano
Senior Researcher, CIMNE
Founder and CEO, Beedata Analytics SL