Explore the innovations that are transforming your industry, share knowledge with your peers, and discover what’s driving change in 2016.
Thanks for an amazing show! See you all next year when Utility Week Live returns on 23-24 May 2017, NEC Birmingham.
- Discover new kit and cutting-edge supplier solutions
- Fresh ideas and practical workplace tips
- Experience the latest engineering and operational technologies
- Hear from the innovators and game-changers
- See tomorrow’s smart technologies today
- Link up, socialise and network with your peers and colleagues
- More than 150 exhibitors, innovators and solution providers
- Inspiration from more than 400 speakers and workshop leaders
- Live demos, pitches and product launches
Understand and experience engineering innovations and emerging tech transforming utilities
Cutting-edge products and pre-market demos in the EIC Innovation Zone.
Brand new show feature Technical Innovations showcasing new tech and engineering solutions amongst the 200+ exhibitors.
Quick fire technical pitches from brand new water and energy supply chain entrants.
Delivering the vision: a no dig network
Bob Gallienne, Chief Executive, National Joint Utilities Group, Neil Bethell, Senior Project Manager, UK Gas Distribution - National Grid, Paul Fletcher, Managing Director, Utility Services, Kier and Tracey McIntyre, Head of Operations, SGN
Innovation in water
Navneet Jha, Client Partner, Wipro Technologies, Srinivas Jasti, Global Domain Head, Water Utilities, Wipro Technologies, Tim Stanley, Head of Data and Knowledge Management - United Utilities and Martin Perrin, Head of Developer Services, Thames Water.
Network resilience: The gas mains replacement programme
Lois Vallely, News Editor, Utility Week, Kate Grant, Innovation Delivery Manager, National Grid, Jonathan Holvey, Head of the Gas & Pipelines Unit, Health and Safety Executive, Helen Berry, Health and Safety Executive and Rob Long, Programme Director, Wales and West Utilities.
Driving transformational change with BIM
Andrew Cowell, MWH Global and Chair BIM4Water, Hinesh Mistry, Water Global Technical Leader (GTL), BIM, CH2M, David Hargreaves, Technical Manager, MEPS, and Mark Froggatt, Engineering Manager, @one Alliance.
Understanding the implications of the smart meter roll out
Jane Gray, Assistant Editor, Utility Week, Joan Whitehead, Chief Operating Officer, DCC, Dr Jon Kirby, UK Head of Smart Hub, E.ON, Rob Smith, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Smart Energy GB and Paul Smith, EU Skills.
Smart water systems and metering
Andy Blackhall, Strategy Manager, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, Andy Godley, Senior Consultant, WRc, Jeremy Heath, Innovation Manager, Sutton and East Surrey Water and Chair, Water UK Metering Group.
Network magazine launch event: The Conversation Live
What does cyber-resilience look like in an age of intelligent infrastructure?
Creating opportunities to collaborate with innovative SMEs
Denise Massey, CEO, Energy Innovation Centre, Kate Grant, Innovation Delivery Manager, National Grid, Paul Jordan, Head of Strategy Development & Business Planning, Energy Systems Catapult, Peter Wilson, Director, Industrial Noise and Vibration Centre, Phil Westerman, UK Onshore Sales Manager, CSD Sealing Systems and Carol Bitter, Farenheit 212.
Network Innovation: the findings of the Low Carbon Network Fund (LCNF)
Jamie McWilliam, Head of Futures, Energy Networks Association, Gary Swandells, Western Power Distribution, Kevin Hoban, Smart Street Project Manager, Electricity North West, Adriana Laguna-Estopier, Low Carbon Technologies Manager, Future Networks, UK Power Networks and Peter Lang, Senior Technology Transfer Engineer, UK Power Networks.
Get on top of the latest regulatory developments and future market opportunities
Delivering a new market structure
Mathew Beech, Associate Insights Editor, Utility Week, Ben Jeffs, Chief Executive, MOSL, Stuart Brand, Water Sector Client Director, CGI, Ken McRae, Chief Operations Officer, Gemserv and Graham Southall, Commercial Director, Thames Water Commercial Services.
The changing energy system and its owners and customers
John Scott, Director, Chiltern Power, Simon Harrison, Mott MacDonald, Duncan Botting, Managing Director, Global Smart Transformation and Gillian Williamson, Principal Engineer, Power Systems WSP PB.
Exploring the potential of shale gas in the future energy mix
David Cox, Director, London Energy Consulting, Patrick Erwin, Commercial Director, INEOS Shale, Dan Sadler, Head of Energy Futures, Northern Gas Networks and Nick Riley, Director, Carboniferous.
Understanding the implications and potential routes for decarbonising heat
Tim Rotheray, Director (CEO), The Association for Decentralised Energy, Dr Keith MacLean, Managing Director, Providence Policy, Ian Allan, Head of R&D, Switch 2 and Jeremy Bungey, Head of Community Energy, E.ON.
Preparing for the transfer of ownership of private pumping stations
Mathew Beech, Associate Insights Editor, Utility Week, Paul Richardson, Project Manager, Northumbrian Water, Anna Hodson, Customer Experience Lead, Thames Water, Peter Henley Technical Consultant, WRc and Rob Whittaker, Senior Advisor, Water Quality Regulatory Development, Environment Agency.
Making the case for heat networks
Tim Rotheray, Director (CEO), The Association for Decentralised Energy, Rufus Ford, Business Development Manager, Heat Networks, SSE, Dominic Bowers, Director, Energy Solutions, WSP Parsons Brickerhoff and Casey Cole, Managing Director, Guru
The role of demand response in the future of electricity supply
Jeremy Nicholson, Director, Energy Intensive Users Group, Paul Lowbridge, Power Responsive Campaign Lead, System Operator, National Grid and Chris Kimmett, Commercial Manager, Open Energi.
Creating a market for sludge
Lois Vallely, News Editor, Utility Week, Alison Fergusson, Principal Engineer, Ofwat, Neil Corrigall, Head of Strategy, Severn Trent Water and Matt Hindle, Head of Policy, Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association.
Fresh approaches and practical solutions to the business of utilities
Exhibitors from the gas, water, electricity and streetworks supply chain bursting with ideas and solutions to drive efficiencies and cost savings.
Skills for the future
Bob Gallienne, Chief Executive, National Joint Utilities Group, Jan Atkinson, Talent & Organisation Development Director, Kier, Glen Tymon, Group Training Manager, Morrison Utility and Harry Pearl, CEO, Roadmender.
Placing customer service at the heart of water companies
Mathew Beech, Associate Insights Editor, Utility Week, Georgina Mills, Delivery Director, Ofwat, Tony Smith, Consumer Council for Water, Fiona Bailey, Head of Sales and Cash Collections, United Utilities and Grant Stevens, Head of Sales, Expolink.
Understanding the ‘connected’ customer
Neil Pennington, Director of UK Innovation, RWE npower, Philip Martin, Director, Utility Solutions, EnerNOC, Sara Bell, Chief Executive, Tempus and Yselkla Farmer, Manager, Emerging Markets, BEAMA.
The future gas network: innovations and alternative gases
Tony Glover, Director of Policy, ENA, David Parkin, Director of Gas Distribution Network Strategy, National Grid, Steven Edwards, Head of Regulation and Commercial, Wales & West Utilities and Angus McIntosh, Innovation and New Technology Manager, SGN.
Connecting the fuel poor to the gas grid
Jeremy Nesbitt, Managing Director, Affordable Warmth Solutions, Nigel Winnan, Connections Manager, Wales and West Utilities and Tom Bell, Head of Social Strategy, Northern Gas Networks.
Water and energy: water company strategies for reducing energy costs
James Brockett, Editor, Water & Wastewater Treatment, Chris Toop, General Manager Energy, Scottish Water, Steve Schofield, Director and Chief Executive, BPMA and Steve Kaye, Head of Innovation, Anglian Water.
Nurturing and retaining talent
Kev Sankar, Commercial Director, Energy & Utility Skills, Rob Murphy, Workforce Planning Consultant, Energy & Utility Skills, James Fatherley, Head of Resourcing, Gateshead College and Barry Brook, Executive Director, Energy and Efficiency Independent Assessment Service (EEIAS).
Moving from outputs to outcomes with new ways of working
Mathew Beech, Associate Insights Editor, Utility Week, Ynon Gablinger, Principal, Analytics, Ofwat, Martin Gee, Supply Chain and Commercial Director, United Utilities and Luke Dirou, Head of Asset Management, Arcadis.
Building trust and innovation in customer engagement
Nicola Eaton Sawford, Customer Whisperer, Stephen Murray, Energy Commercial Manager, Moneysupermarket and Freddie Tilbrook, Futurewave Lead, Energy Innovation Centre.
Hall 12, NEC Birmingham B40 1NT
17th May 2016: 9.30 - 5.30pm
18th May 2016: 9.00 - 4.00pm