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Utility Week Live

Climate resilience and preparedness

21 May 2024
Sustainable Infrastructure Stage

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Extreme weather is putting an increasing strain on aging critical national infrastructure and utilities must adapt their networks to withstand more frequent storms, extreme heat and increased flooding. Utilities need to prepare existing water, gas, electricity and telecoms networks to ensure resilience and security of supply to customers as a priority. Simultaneously, future assets need to be designed to realistic climate models and predictions.

Chair introduction
Rob Horgan, Utility Week

Preparing critical national infrastructure for the future
Clara Wikforss, Policy Aviser, National Infrastructure Commission

CREDO: using digital twins to manage extreme heat
Tom Burgoyne, asset systems strategist, Anglian Water

Ensuring reliability through SSEN’s resilience portal and storm AI
Troy Fisher, customer experience and service design lead, SSEN Distribution

Using rainfall data and forecasts to predict and prevent sewer flooding
Mike Everest, MAP director, Metasphere Ltd
Rob Horgan - Utility Week
Clara Wikforss, Policy Aviser - National Infrastructure Commission
Tom Burgoyne, asset systems strategist - Anglian Water
Troy Fisher, customer experience and service design lead - SSEN Distribution
Mike Everest, MAP director - Metasphere Ltd


Utility Week Live (21-22 May, NEC, Birmingham) is the energy and water industry’s biggest annual event. UWL will offer a host of new zones, features, and unmissable content designed to accelerate delivery - to a digitally enabled net zero future. Register FREE today.