Full programme Cleanpower Smart Grids 2019 1-2 July Cambridge

Press Release published by CIR Strategy, under Artificial Intelligence / Machine learning, Battery technology , Clean Tech, Energy applications, Research (Technology)

The grand challenge of clean energy growth through innovation is our theme this year and long term passion. The full draft programme sponsored by Darktrace, CyanConnode and Landis+Gyr over two very exciting days is:

Summit guide now with speakers and agenda: www.cir-strategy.com/events

Dear colleagues,  

The grand challenge of clean energy growth through innovation is our theme this year and long term passion. The full draft programme over two very exciting days is:

10th anniversary Cleanpower Smart Grids Conference 2019
1 July Day 1 - Technology Executive Briefing Day 10:30am - 4:30pm
10.30-11.00 Registration and networking
Session 1 11.00-13.00 Introduction to clean power and smart grid energy systems
11.00 - 11.15 Gavin Jones - Chair's Opening Remarks
11.15 - 11.45 Erwin Frank-Schultz, IBM, CTO Energy, Environment and Utilities "Energy Systems and Digital Twins"
11.45 - 12.00 Mash-Hud Iqbal, Partner, Marks and Clerk "IPR and Energy innovation"
12.00 - 12.25 Sylvain Vittecoq, CTO, CyanConnode "IOT & Grids"
12.30 - 13.00 Discussion & Q&A
led by Gavin Jones

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

Session 2 14.00 - 15.15 Energy storage & battery technologies 
14.00 - 14.20 Professor Vasant Kumar, Cambridge University "A brief sprint through battery science"
14.20 - 14.40 Dr Rumen Tomov, CJET Ltd "Storage and battery materials"
14.40 - 15.00 Daniella Sanchez, Cambridge University Research Fellow, "Li supply chain and battery tech"  
15.00 - 15.15 Panel moderated by Professor Vasant Kumar, Cambridge University Materials Science, leading battery scientist and author, with Ian Ellerington, The Faraday Institution &  and the Space Catapult (invited) Mining Li in Cornwall (panellist)

Tea break 15.15 - 15.45

Session 3 
15.45 - 16.55 Data, ML & security technology
15.45 - 16.00 Speaker tbc ES Catapult "Modelling Energy Systems"
16.00 - 16.15 Eric Topham,  T-DAB, or PolyChord "A grounding in ML"
16.15 - 16.35 Dr Andrew Tsonchev, Director of Technology, Darktrace Industrial, "Using AI for Real-Time Threat Detection across OT & IT" 
Session Q&A led by Gavin Jones
16.55 Close for Day

18.30 - 21.00 Dinner evening with VIPs 
18.30 reception drinks networking for 19.00 - 21.00 Dinner hosted by CIR at Christ's College Cambridge

Day 2 - Innovation Conference 09:00 - 17:00
09.00 - 09.30 Registration and networking
Session 1 09.30 - 11.00 Introduction: energy system futures and innovation and threats  
09.30 - 09.40 Conference Introduction & Chair's Introduction: Jeremy Nicholson, Alfa Energy Corporate Affairs & VP/Chair IFIEC Europe
09.40 - 10.00 Richard Smith, Head of Commercial, National Grid - "Operating the GB transmission system, carbon free, by 2025: opportunities/challenges"
10.00 - 10.15 Anser Shakoor, ABB, "Future of the energy systems mix"
10.15 - 10.30 Victoria Doherty, QinetiQ, "Power, storage and human factors in cybersecurity"
10.30 - 10.50 Keynote: Emily Orton, CMO, Darktrace, "Cybersecurity and energy infrastructure and devices"
10.50 - 11.10 Panel with moderator Pamela Taylor

Coffee break 11.10 - 11.40 

Session 2 11.40 - 13.00 
Grids, connectivity innovation OK 
11.40 - 12.00 Dr Sean Cochrane, Head of Technical Sales, CyanConnode, "Commercialising an IoT communication platform"
12.00 - 12.15 Nick Merricks, Landis+Gyr, "Grid edge intelligence in the smart grid", securely."
12.15 - 12.30 Moixa Energy, CEO Simon Daniel "Connectivity and energy management of smart grids and off grids"
12.30 - 12.40 David Richardson, Innovation Lead - Energy, InnovateUK " Smart local energy systems & PfER"
12.40 - 13.00 Panel with moderator Gavin Jones and with Jane Lucy, CEO, Labrador 

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch Networking

14.00 - 15.20
Session 3 Storage / battery innovation and commercialisation
14.00 - 14.05 Ian Ellerington, Head of Tech Transfer, The Faraday Institution - "Introduction & the importance of storage"
14.05 - 14.20 Richard Druce, Associate Director of Energy, Environment & Infrastructure, NERA "Distributed energy resources and how to monetise them" 
14.20 - 14.35 Georgina Dingley, Anesco, "Utility scale energy storage"
14.35 - 14.45 Dr Gleb Ivanov, CEO, Sigma Lithium "Anode technology for advanced energy storage, Lithium primary and rechargeable batteries"
14.45 - 15.00 Dr Athan Fox, CEO, Aurelius Environmental "Out of the furnace and into the leaching tank"
15.00 - 15.20 Panel moderated by Isobel Sheldon, UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (confirmed) 

Tea break 15.20 - 15.45 

Session 4 
15.45 - 17.00 Clean energy growth policy & strategy - final panel
15.45 - 16.00 Centrica/SSE Strategy/Grids Speaker tbc
16.00 - 16.15 Sally Fenton MA, Innovation Manager, Dept of BEIS, "Delivering innovation to the Grand Challenge of Clean Growth"
16.15 - 16.30 Akshay Kaul, Director, Systems & Networks, Ofgem  
16.30 - 16.55 Panel with moderator Judith Ward, Sustainability First
16.55 - 17.00 Chair closing remarks by Jeremy Nicholson, Alfa Energy and Gavin Jones

Summit Close 
Reasonably accurate but subject to change. 

Join other excellent energy technology innovators and investors for 1 & 2 July 2019 for our 10th Anniversary Cleanpower Smart Grids Conference & B2B Showcase in Cambridge at the beautiful Robinson Wordsworth Executive Conference Centre this summer. 
The #CPSG19 Conference is sponsored this year by Darktrace, CyanConnode, Landis & Gyr, Moixa Energy, FLEXIS, Potter Clarkson, Marks & Clerk, Basck and media-partnered with Cambridge Network and CIR to reach hundreds of thousands of people.
National Grid, Ofgem, UK government BEIS, Energy Systems Catapult, InnovateUK, IBM Energy, Environment & Utilities, QinetiQ, Faraday Institution and leading invited energy players like Centrica, SSE, Alfa Energy and upcoming energy, grids and storage scale-ups such as Anesco, Sigma Lithium, CJet, Aurelius, Labrador and others. 6 experts helped form our best programme ever!

Join us all for the 10th anniversary celebration!

Google: "Cleanpower Smart Grids"
To sponsor or exhibit: call 07720047402
To read summit brochure/FAQs: http://www.cir-strategy.com/c4ir/cpsg19/cpsg19.pdf
To buy tickets of 11 kinds: https://mysplink.com/cir/shop
To buy modular tickets of 18 kinds (Eventbrite) such as "pm day 1, dinner, hotel and am day 2" and also where energy startup/student level low cost pricings are available.

Book now and exhibit your great products and services! Ask us for special low cost attendance if you are a very young unfunded scale-up innovator.

This is part of a varied independent technology innovation network for utilities, energy & storage companies, OEMs & supply chains, innovators and engineers enabling productivity with data analytics, automation & system integration, digital twins & virtualisation AR/VR, AI/ML & cybersecurity, IOT & cloud, and sustainability. Leaders will grapple with these complex questions updating from 9 years of previous series conferences and learning points.

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