Data, disruption and the digital network

Network Theatre

The digitalisation of networks and assets is making huge volumes of data available to operators which, with the help of analytics could enable transformations in efficiency, performance and cost reductions. This seminar will explore what good looks like for the operation of a digital, data-driven network and consider key aspects of how to achieve the most value from data available from networks today.

Chair: Eric Brown, Director of Innovation, Energy Systems Catapult 

What does smart management of the network mean for energy consumers
Dr Jim Scott, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Grid Edge

How do we overlay ‘smart’ - what are the opportunities and challenges
Linda Chandler, Founder, Hyperlocal Cities

Enabling effective implementation of smart: how open should data be?
David Beardmore, Commercial Director, Open Data Institute

Understanding the challenges presented by cyber security
Emma Harrison, Head of Systems Integration, Energy Systems Catapult 

Disruption closing view
Duncan Botting, Managing Director, Global Smart Transformation and Lead of Enabling Frameworks work stream, FPSA 

Eric Brown, Director of innovation - Energy Systems Catapult
David Beardmore , Commercial director - Open Data Institute
Duncan Botting, Managing director - Global Smart Transformation and Lead of Enabling Frameworks work stream, FPSA
Emma Harrison, Head of systems integration - Energy Systems Catapult
Jim Scott, Co-founder and chief product officer - Grid Edge
Linda Chandler, Founder - Hyperlocal Cities

  • The best industry exhibition I have ever been to. Thought provoking, interesting, good networking, with a positive feel to the whole event… it was excellent!
    Jacob Tompkins OBE
    Managing Director, Waterwise
  • A great two days of showcasing innovation
    UWL17 attendee



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