9th Annual Smart Water Systems Conference

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9th Annual Smart Water Systems Conference




SMi’s 9th Annual Smart Water Systems Conference

20th – 21st April 2020

Holiday Inn Kensington Forum

London, UK


SMi’s 9th annual Smart Water Systems conference will highlight the methods water companies are utilising to ensure the goals and targets that have been set are reached and exceeded. One of the key features of the event is how new technologies, IOT and Artificial Intelligence can help to produce and analyse real-time data to ensure more efficient leakage detection and management.

Highlights include:

· Insight into Ofwat’s emerging strategy: Driving transformational innovation in the sector

· How industry and departmental collaboration will improve efficiency of service to the customer

· How data analytics from new technological innovations (satellites) can lead to more efficient leakage detection and management

· Updates from both UK and European smart meter programmes and Results of Smart Meter Trials – showing the challenges facing water utilities after the smart meter roll out, as well as the lessons learned

· How IOT, AI and Automated Water Management can improve customer engagement and make networks more efficient

· How the Upcoming Per Capita Consumption (PCC) targets are driving the need for smart metering

· Best solutions to improve customer engagement and increase water reuse

· How to harness digital solutions and benefit from digital transformation to achieve excellence in water management

Speakers Include:

· John Russell, Senior Director, Strategy and Planning, Ofwat

· Xu Li, Director, Beijing Yizhuang Water Co

· Doug Spencer, Head of Smart Metering, Anglian Water

· Thomas Allen, Smart Metering Data and Information Manager, Thames Water

· Nino Marino, IT Manager, Oasen

· David Elliott, Group Chief Innovation Officer, Wessex Water

· Ben Earl, Water efficiency Manager, Southern Water

· Victor Pelin, Digitalisation Strategist, VA SYD

· Bert De Winter, Chief Innovation Officer, De Watergroep

· Kevin Parry, Head of Data, Dwr Cymru, Welsh Water

· Rose Jolly, World Water Innovation Fund Manager, Severn Trent