High-level knowledge sharing, networking and business opportunities for c-level experts and innovative thinkers.
Quality over quantity is again key in the 2017 Summit programme, with a main focus on the strategic themes causing shifts in the utility business. Designed with the objectives of our community in mind, this high level knowledge sharing programme features four key themes crucial for achieving a fully integrated and interconnected electricity system.
Themes include Market Design, Consumer Centricity, Business Models and Technology & Innovation accross topics such as T&D - The Intelligent Grid, Retail, Digitalisation and Sustainable & Smart City.
Horizon 2020 - The Bridge Initiative
BRIDGE is a European Commission initiative which unites Horizon 2020 Smart Grid and Energy Storage Projects to create a structured view of cross-cutting issues which are encountered in the demonstration projects and may constitute an obstacle to innovation. In this track we present the projects that take part in this initiative, as well as the strategy behind it presented by the European Commission.
Free to attend exhibition programme showcasing practical real-life project experiences, the latest utility case studies and innovative solutions applicable directly to your line of work. Following the success of last year's Hub Sessions, this programme again offers a dynamic format and engaging Q&A's, allowing attendees to network in an exclusive topic-led setting.
Topics on the agenda include: Storage, Cyber Security in the Grid, Big Data & Analytics, Smart Metering, The Future Role of Gas and two dedicated programmes for the co-located Energy Revolution Europe and Intelligent Buildings Europe events.
No more business as usual! Initiate! at European Utility Week is about connecting the next generation of tech and talent to the professionals in the industry in order to bring about change, accelerate innovation and create meaningful impact.
In the 2017 programme you will be challenged on both the social and technical developments ready to leave their mark on the energy transition with topics such as “Free Energy”, “Circular and Value Based Economics” and “Decentralised Power”. Hear about the impact of AI, AA and Robotics on the Utility Workforce of the future and how to keep, attract and stimulate the next generation smart energy leaders. Exciting formats to stimulate new connections and partnerships include The Roast, speed dating sessions for startups and recruitment sessions for students.
EMART Energy Hub Sessions
A free-to-attend programme at the co-located EMART Energy event
EMART Energy is Europe’s leading meeting place for Energy Traders. In it's Hub Session programme you will be able to find the latest market developments relevant to the energy trading business, featuring discussion about the drivers for flexibility and the key to creating value with Flex, live demo’s of innovations in trading such as robotic process automation and live trades over the blockchain, and discussions on trading the new energy mix and the march of the prosumers.