Asset Management


 

Asset Management, Tuesday 27 March 2018

08:45

Organiser’s opening remarks

08:50

Chairperson’s opening remarks

Robert Armstrong
09:00

Rethinking universal access to energy in Africa

  •     Energy policy & economics redefined: Reframing the energy mix at government level
  •     How should power be democratised to the masses so more people can access electricity
  •     Understanding the evolving role of the utility in the value chain - How will the utility business model change as small-scale, distributed renewable energy adoption grows
  •     How can we better operate the utility of the future?
  •     Getting to the promise land: Realising the promise of gas to power in Africa
  •     Infrastructure upgrades to improve efficiency, reliability and reduce costs
  •     Accelerating new builds: Investment required to propel the industry forward
  •     Solving the talent crises
Robert Armstrong, Director of MIT Energy Initiative, M.I.T. Energy Initiative
09:40

Keynote session reserved for the CEO of Eskom

Lawrence Jones
09:40

Shaping the future of energy

  •     The state of the global energy markets
  •     Megatrends for energy efficiency and renewable energy and how these will impact Africa
  •     Digitalisation and how it is redefining energy
  •     New energy pioneers - Exploring the shifting forces in power markets
  •     Future energy prices - Impact on green technology
  •     Biofuels controversy, the solar disruption and climate change
  •     Fossil fuels & thermal generation – Do they still have a future?
  •     Tech & innovation – What comes next?
10:00

Reserved for Title Sponsor

10:20

Speed networking

10:40

Exhibition viewing, Networking and Refreshments

11:39

Big picture

Panel discussion
Asset Management
11:40

Panel: Asset management goes digital

  •     Digital transformation - What it really means for Asset Management
  •     Dataism: What does Big Data mean for asset management?
  •     The algorithm already knows what you are going to do next
  •     Time for IoT 
  •     Leveraging analytics, cloud computing, mobile solutions, augmented and virtual reality, condition monitoring and predictive maintenance
  •     Vendors as partners 
Ahmed Bolaji Nagode
Asset Management
12:20

Best practices in developing a Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP)

  •     Creating your SAMP
  •     ISO55001 for performance based maintenance  
  •     Implementing and managing your SAMP
  •     Preventing the case of stranded assets 
12:40

Networking Lunch and Exhibition Visit

14:39

Efficiency and maintenance

Asset Management
14:40

Condition monitoring - back to basics

  •     Acoustic & infrared monitoring 
  •     The most powerful tool in the industry: Dissolved Gas-in-oil Analysis (DGA) 
  •     High performance liquid chromatography
  •     Integrating IoT with low-voltage motors now  
Asset Management
15:00

Aging management 101

  •     Steam generators
  •     Boilers
  •     Major components 
Lomile Modiselle
Asset Management
15:20

Optimising asset performance

  •     Using contextual optimisation to maximise asset value 
  •     How to minimize asset downtime
  •     Repurposing assets: Scoping value or liability?
  •     Managing remote & ageing assets
15:30

Gold Sponsor 10 minutes

15:40

Exhibition Visit, Networking and Refreshment

16:40

ROUNDTABLE: Consolidating energy reforms across Africa

16:40

ROUNDTABLE: Designing of power plants - Keeping energy efficiency in mind

Gareth Gregory
16:40

ROUNDTABLE: Eye on the horizon: How utilities can prepare for a DER future

16:40

ROUNDTABLE: How should specialised funds and institutional investors finance African energy projects

16:40

ROUNDTABLE: Innovative approaches for rural electrification in Zambia




 
16:40

ROUNDTABLE: The 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development – Reforming the energy agenda to boost investments and efficiency

16:40

ROUNDTABLE:Power transition for mines of the future

Joshua Choge
17:40

African energy projects: Sovereign guarantee or no sovereign guarantee? A choice with a long-lasting impact

  •     Are African power sovereign guarantees worth the paper they are written on? 
  •     Innovative funding models – financing without sovereign guarantees
  •     For the bold and fearless: How to invest in a non-investment grade market
  •     Where are the investors looking to invest
Léopold Mboli Fatran, Minister, Ministere De L'Energie Des Mines Et De L'Hydraulique
last published: 12/Dec/17 13:05

 


Asset Management, Wednesday 28 March 2018

08:50

Chairperson’s opening remarks

Panel discussion
09:00

Keynote panel: An industry on the move: The utility of the future

  •     Increasing pressure in the global power industry’s core businesses and unprecedented competition across the value chain
  •     Massive opportunities awaiting those able to transform themselves and stay ahead of the curve as new technologies becomes competitive in many markets and have profoundly changed utilities needs
  •     How this is affecting utilities across the globe and in Africa especially as many view the revolution as a threat to their business model
  •     Diversifying the utility’s business model to safeguard profits: Ancillary service revenue opportunities from managing the customer’s home
  •     The grid is going smart: How to position the utility as a broadband service provider 
10:00

Reserved for Platinum Sponsor

10:20

Speed networking

10:40

Exhibition Visit, Networking and Refreshments

12:02

ROUNDTABLE: Opportunities in a destabilised African energy environment, setting a new trajectory

12:10

Gold Sponsor

12:20

Roundtable Discussion Session

Now’s your chance to get really interactive! Simply pick one of our roundtable topics and join the debate. 
Numbers will be limited at each table, to ensure everybody gets their chance to participate in the discussion.
 
12:20

ROUNDTABLE: Cross border projects – getting them to work

12:20

ROUNDTABLE: Hybridisation of renewable energies - the key to overcome grid absorption capacities in Africa

12:20

ROUNDTABLE: Intelligence through software: optimising loads, orchestrating resources, and aggregating fleets

12:20

ROUNDTABLE: Regulator roundup: Tying it all together

12:20

ROUNDTABLE: Rural electrification in Africa: An economic development opportunity?

12:20

ROUNDTABLE: The Clean Power Plan – The African edition - Lesson’s from Obama’s Clean Power Plan

12:20

ROUNDTABLE: The regulatory framework requirement as the electricity supply industry transition distribution generation

15:10

Gold Sponsor

Dr Mohamed Saied
16:00

Planning and integration of flexible HVDC into today's grid

  •     A planner's perspective of basic HVDC technologies
  •     Reducing loss
  •     Integrating renewables from remote locations
  •     How HVDC applications can reliably and economically improve the system 
  •     Technical considerations
  •     Economics and operating experience of HVDC and FACTS
  •     The role of HVDC in the grid of the future 
16:10

Gold Sponsor

16:20

Exhibition Visit, Networking, Refreshments

last published: 12/Dec/17 13:05