PRE-EVENT WORKSHOP

Data Science And Financing For Water Professionals

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

TIME SESSION TITLE
08:00 Registration and refreshments
08:50 Welcome
09:00
Session 1: Principles of strategic data science (with case studies)
10:30

Morning refreshments and networking

11:30
Session 2: Imimplenting data science in a water utility (with case studies)
12:30
Networking lunch
13:30
A framework for funding water projects through public-private partnerships (PPPs)
  • Encouraging long-term partnerships
  • Adapting to a non-traditional approach
  • Applying strict legislation to protect private investments
  • Forming an evaluation framework
Rose Alabaster, Director: Programme Development, WEHDI , Switzerland
14:30
An analysis of the benefits of cost-sharing in water
  • Understanding the use of partnerships to tap into new resources of finance
  • Learning how to work with related industries for profitable cross subsidisation
  • Approaching water financing with an intergenerational approach
  • An overview of success stories
15:30
Panel: Full-scale funding: How to raise funds for waster infrastructure
  • How to close the funding deficit gap for water infrastructure
  • Steps to building a transparent funding model
  • Diversifying investments and allocation of funds
  • Creating localised contribution schemes for financial muscle
 
Panellists:
Alex McNamara, Programme Manager: Climar and Water, National Business Initiative (NBI) , South Africa
Rose Alabaster, Director: Programme Development,  WEHDI , Switzerland
16:30 End of workshop, afternoon refreshments & networking

 

 

 

MAR 27
TIME
SESSION TITLE
10:30 Smart meter solution - Patrick Jordaan, Electrical Engineer, Landis+Gyr
11:00 The use of Cast Resin transformers for power generation and distribution applications - Mervyn Low, Managing Director, Greenergi (Pty)Ltd
11:30 The benefits of overhead [ower Distribution in mission critical applications - Matthew George, Sales Diretor – EMEA and SW Asia, Starline
12:00 Event Highlight – WiPo Wireless Power (Pty) Ltd - The WiPo Wireless Power WiPort drone port launch
12:30 Drones, ports and inspections - advancing the power and electricity industry in the 4th industrial revolution, Dr Jaco du Preez, Chief Executive Officer, WiPo Wireless Power (Pty) Ltd
13:00 New trends and technologies for smart grid - Eitan Frankentel, CEO, Griddiagnoze
13:30 Low-cost energy production for Africa - Let's light up Africa! Trevor Dudley, Chief Executive Officer, Mozweli (Pty) Ltd
14:00
Municipal Revenue Enhancement Turnkey Solution
Dr Leon Mutagoma , Africa Business Development,  Ideal Prepaid
 
Sub metering: Electricity Monitoring & Metering
Sharon Pringley, Manager, Ideal Prepaid
 
Smart Metering (automated meter reading), data collection and analysis
Annamarie Thysse, Manager, Ideal Prepaid
15:30 ICT, IoT, Real-time monitoring and control

 

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