UTILITIES TECHX

 

 

 

UTILITIESTECHX, Wednesday 6 September 2017

OPENING KEYNOTE PLENARY

09:10

Dyson & Singapore: Fostering technology innovation together

09:30

A digitally-enabled autonomous future: How technology will change the way we think and work

09:50

Making sense of the real use cases for emerging technology: What does the future hold?

10:10

Reserved for Title Sponsor

10:40

Speed Networking

11:00

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

AI IN UTILITIES

UTILITIESTECHX
11:30

Improving grid efficiency with AI smart meters

  • Using algorithms to measure exact energy usage
  • Deep analysis of system energy use to identify when it is not operating at maximum efficiency and make automatic changes
  • What promises will the use of AI hold in improving energy efficiency?
UTILITIESTECHX
11:50

Automated Combustion Tuning using AI Technology

  • Using AI to analyse the large volumes of complex digital data acquired during boiler operations
  • Achieving cost optimisation and early detection of anomalies
  • What improvements in the AI system can we expect? 
UTILITIESTECHX
12:10

Using AI to build more efficient microgrids

  • Adopting AI to accurately estimate electricity demand by drawing on big data
  • Ensuring stable power facilities while lowering costs
  • How does AI technology complement existing smart and microgrid technology?
UTILITIESTECHX
12:30

Using AI for solar home systems

  • Using a AI-powered power management systems to learn a customer’s typical power usage pattern and adjusting light brightness to meet expected demands
  • How does the technology encourage users to switch to solar power?
  • How does the model allow user to progressively expand their solar power systems?
12:50

Exhibition Visit & Networking Lunch

DATA IN UTILITIES

UTILITIESTECHX
14:10

The role of data analytics in intelligent water management

  • Integrating real-time information on water resources
  • Using geospatial asset management system maps to locate water incidents
  • Providing response teams with accurate information and route guidance 
UTILITIESTECHX
14:30

Unlocking the value of smart meter data

  • What benefits does smart meter data bring to utilities and their consumers?
  • Making your smart meter data work for you
  • What challenges are encountered in scaling smart meter management systems to meet the exponentially increasing data captured?
UTILITIESTECHX
14:50

Enhancing operations, planning and performance of grid assets with data analytics

  • How can utility authorities reduce the effects of asset under-performance with data analytics?
  • How can data analytics be leveraged to reduce the duration and frequency of outages?
  • How much more can we do with data analytics in the utility sector?

ROBOTICS IN UTILITIES

UTILITIESTECHX
15:10

The Drone Inspector: Using drone technology for inspecting electricity and gas infrastructure

  • Using safety drones to monitor electric infrastructure in hard-to-reach areas
  • What safety benefits does it yield for employees?
  • What other tasks could these drones take on, to further improve safety and reliability?
Mr Mathias Steck
UTILITIESTECHX
15:30

Drones for monitoring wind and solar farms

  • Has the use of drones lead to significant O&M savings?
  • How can drones complement current wind turbine O&M practices?
  • Are drones on the way to becoming the key surveying and O&M instrument of the future?
Mr Mathias Steck, EVP APAC, Energy & Renewables Advisory, DNV GL
Teong Beng Koay
UTILITIESTECHX
15:50

Using robotic swans for water monitoring

  •  How do robotic swans help water authorities to navigate the logistical challenge of physically collecting samples from huge bodies of water?
  • Tapping the potential of the system to adapt to various environmental challenges
Teong Beng Koay, Research Associate, Acoustic Research Lab, Tropical Marine Science Institute, National University of Singapore
16:10

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

CLOSING KEYNOTE PLENARY

17:00

It all starts with data: How can you make yours work for you?

17:30

Blockchain: Disruptor, Enabler or All-talk-no-action?

18:00

Networking Drinks Reception

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UTILITIESTECHX, Thursday 7 September 2017

OPENING KEYNOTE PLENARY

08:50

Chair’s opening remarks

09:00

Drone delivery: Will we see true commercial deployment?

09:40

Reserved for Platinum Sponsor

10:00

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

10:50

Roundtable Discussion Session

Now’s your chance to get really interactive, simply pick a table and join the debate. Each table will run for two iterations, giving you the chance to enjoy two roundtables.
12:20

Exhibition Visit & Networking Lunch

3D IN UTILITIES

UTILITIESTECHX
13:40

Visualising a Smart Power Plant with Hololens Technology

  • Creating interactive 3D models of plant equipment
  • Obtaining virtual estimates relating to remote maintenance of smart power plants
  • Managing future demand and improving energy efficiency 
UTILITIESTECHX
14:00

Mapping the potential of solar power with 3D models

  • Using 3D models to identify a city’s solar energy potential
  • Undertaking solar energy forecasts to identify suitable areas for solar panel installation
UTILITIESTECHX
14:20

3D in plant modelling and design

  • Minimising costly mistakes by using complex component visualisation during the construction phase
  • How can 3D models help to overcome challenges during the design and conceptualisation phases?
  • What efficiency and cost savings can be achieved?

BLOCKCHAIN & UTILITIES

UTILITIESTECHX
14:40

Blockchain as an enabler of the peer-to-peer energy exchange

  • What are the real applications of blockchain technology for utility companies – smart metering, appliances, micro-grid and grid monitoring?
  • Managing transactions across a microgrid through blockchain energy
  • Managing cyber security concerns
UTILITIESTECHX
15:00

Blockchain Car Charging

  • Experimenting with electric car charging stations using blockchain tech to authenticate users and manage billing process
  • Achieving cost savings through micro-transactions and deploying electricity more efficiently
  • Overcoming regulatory requirements to make this a reality 
15:40

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

IOT IN ENERGY

UTILITIESTECHX
16:10

The self-healing grid

  • Using sensors, automated controls and advanced software utilising real-time data to detect faults
  • Improving system reliability by isolating faults and re-establish service with alternative sources
  • Achieving end-to-end system resilience
UTILITIESTECHX
16:30

IOT in water management

  •  Tracking water quality, temperature, consumption & other metrics with smart water sensors
  • Enabling consumers the ability to monitor their water consumption
  • Providing useful information to public
UTILITIESTECHX
16:50

Asset Management with Industrial IoT

  • Adopting asset performance management software to connect disparate data sources and to aid data analysis
  • Placing sensors on key infrastructure to monitor and collect data on operations and efficiency
  • Can we expect to see wider adoption of IIoT in utilities companies?

Close of TECHX 2017

last published: 27/Mar/17 04:18

 

 

 

 

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