Embracing innovation: successful technology adoption strategies

Water Wholesale Theatre
Water Wholesale

As water utilities go through significant changes there is a drive for greater cost efficiencies and improved customer service. To meet these increasing pressures innovative approaches will be required. It is clear that the water industry is good at innovating, but is not as good at adopting and embedding transformative innovations. This session will explore how the water industry can better embrace and implement innovations exploring a range of perspectives and experiences of successful adoption strategies, and real lessons learnt.

Chair: Dr Piers Clark, Founder and Chairman, Isle 

How can we better adopt technology?
Dr Piers Clark, Founder and Chairman, Isle 

The user’s experience – successful adoption strategies
Steve Kaye, Head of Innovation, Anglian Water

The investor's perspective
Henri Lambert, Founding Partner, Apsara Capital LLP 

The innovator’s (technology company’s) perspective – a roadmap for taking products to market
Philip Briscoe, COO, Rezatec

Disruption closing view
Dr Piers Clark, Founder and Chairman, Isle 


Piers Clark, Founder and chairman - Isle
Henri Lambert , Founding partner - Apsara Capital LLP
Philip Briscoe, Chief operating officer - Rezatec Ltd
Piers Clark, Founder and chairman - Isle
Steve Kaye, Head of innovation - Anglian Water

  • 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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