6 - 8 November 2018 Vienna, Austria

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Summit Programme

The Summit Programme offers a strategic and policy forming environment, serving every level of the utility value chain.

In a market confronted to the new disruptive cross-industry players, the Summit's fine-tuned content offering includes different tracks and themes, bringing together C-level experts and innovative thinkers within the utility industry, offering the right platform to brainstorm and strategise about the industry's challenges ahead.

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10:00
  1. Opening Keynote
    The Needs of Diversification (Clean Coal, Gas & Renewables) and Security of the Energy Portfolio
    Strauss 2 & 3
    5 mins
    • Opening Keynote
10:05
  1. Opening Keynote
    The Needs of Diversification (Clean Coal, Gas & Renewables) and Security of the Energy Portfolio
    Strauss 2 & 3
    10 mins
    • Opening Keynote
10:15
  1. Opening Keynote
    The Needs of Diversification (Clean Coal, Gas & Renewables) and Security of the Energy Portfolio
    Strauss 2 & 3
    15 mins
    • Opening Keynote
    Transformation of the energy sector and the 3 D’s: decarbonisation, digitalisation, decentralisation Energy Union Strategy and Clean Energy for all Europeans package: delivering secure, affordable and ...
10:30
  1. Opening Keynote
    The Needs of Diversification (Clean Coal, Gas & Renewables) and Security of the Energy Portfolio
    Strauss 2 & 3
    20 mins
    • Opening Keynote
    The "consumer at the centre" of the power system is a societal ambition that the sector should enable as soon as possible. A consumer playing a central role is a win-win for both the consumer and soci ...
10:50
  1. Opening Keynote
    The Needs of Diversification (Clean Coal, Gas & Renewables) and Security of the Energy Portfolio
    Strauss 2 & 3
    20 mins
    • Opening Keynote
    Electric power will be a highly requested energy source in the future as decarbonization targets will lead to increased electrification of other energy sectors. We are going to live in an all-electric ...
11:10
  1. Opening Keynote
    The Needs of Diversification (Clean Coal, Gas & Renewables) and Security of the Energy Portfolio
    Strauss 2 & 3
    20 mins
    • Opening Keynote
11:30
  1. Opening Keynote
    The Needs of Diversification (Clean Coal, Gas & Renewables) and Security of the Energy Portfolio
    Strauss 2 & 3
    15 mins
    • Opening Keynote
11:45
  1. Opening Keynote
    The Needs of Diversification (Clean Coal, Gas & Renewables) and Security of the Energy Portfolio
    Strauss 2 & 3
    15 mins
    • Opening Keynote
12:30
  1. Lunch
    90 mins
14:00
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    10 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    10 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Energy Markets
    Future Markets
    Lehar 3 & 4
    10 mins
    • Energy Markets
    The industry will have to cope with managing emissions, variable energy sources and managing the impact of these developments on the distribution and transmission networks. From this, new markets aris ...
14:10
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    The increased blurring of supply & demand sectors Flexibility of the power system in the middle of it all The conundrum facing policy makers: Markets vs. Regulatory choices
  3. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
    General trends of digitalization and its impact on the business of a distribution system operator (DSO) are discussed. Key enabling technologies, essential for the energy transition are identified, in ...
  4. Energy Markets
    Future Markets
    Lehar 3 & 4
    15 mins
    • Energy Markets
    Flexibility requirements of renewables are raising new questions about the ideal market structure. In particular the question of local Flexibility raises questions about the relative role of TSOs and ...
14:25
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
    The "Transformer Region Auto-partition" technology and "Phase Auto-partition" technology in the Line Loss Analysis have ensured that the power utilities can accurately know the actual power usage of e ...
  3. Energy Markets
    Future Markets
    Lehar 3 & 4
    15 mins
    • Energy Markets
14:40
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    Connecting together all energy transition players  A more flexible distribution grid Investment and development strategies for a smarter and greener grid   The impact of the electrification of end-use ...
  2. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Energy Markets
    Future Markets
    Lehar 3 & 4
    15 mins
    • Energy Markets
14:55
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Energy Markets
    Future Markets
    Lehar 3 & 4
    15 mins
    • Energy Markets
    Challenges of grid infrastructure (DDD, increasing grid complexity, markets regulation/deregulation) Optimised grid infrastructure for transmission and distribution grid (transformation) Innovations a ...
15:10
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    In physics dark matter and dark energy is estimated to make up 96% of the universe while only 4% of it correspond with things we can see or touch. In the power business we are heading towards a simila ...
  2. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Energy Markets
    Future Markets
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
15:30
  1. Coffee Break
    30 mins
16:00
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
    New digital technologies will enable a consumer-centric powers system. Elia Group is working to make this happen via different initiatives. An open real-time communication platform is currently being ...
  3. Energy Markets
    Future Markets
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
16:15
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    Natural and renewable gas are necessary and cost-effective tools to achieve 2050 decarbonisation objectives Smart gas grids combined with smart electricity grids, will contribute to build a holistic o ...
  2. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
16:20
  1. Energy Markets
    Future Markets
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
16:30
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
    Making sense of the challenges ahead Digital leveraging the transformation Optimising system operation and enhancing market facilitation
16:40
  1. Energy Markets
    Future Markets
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
16:45
  1. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
    With rapid introduction of new technologies and new actors to the electricity grids, the threat landscape develops fast and in an unpredictable way. To keep up with those developments, non-traditional ...
17:00
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Managing A High Renewable System
    Strauss 1
    40 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    Business opportunities brought by the power sector to the energy transitions, resulting in an all- electric-society
  2. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies
    Strauss 2
    30 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Energy Markets
    Future Markets
    Lehar 3 & 4
    30 mins
    • Energy Markets
09:30
  1. Opening Keynote
    Doing Business in a Digital and Decentralised Energy System
    Strauss 3
    5 mins
    • Opening Keynote
09:35
  1. Opening Keynote
    Doing Business in a Digital and Decentralised Energy System
    Strauss 3
    15 mins
    • Opening Keynote
09:50
  1. Opening Keynote
    Doing Business in a Digital and Decentralised Energy System
    Strauss 3
    10 mins
    • Opening Keynote
10:10
  1. Opening Keynote
    Doing Business in a Digital and Decentralised Energy System
    Strauss 3
    50 mins
    • Opening Keynote
    Economic Drives Net Value Creation What are and who runs the new business models Energy as a Service Value Flow vs Monetization Flow Local energy systems (challenges, opportunities, business models, r ...
11:00
  1. Coffee Break
    30 mins
11:30
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Regulations for Green Growth
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    In today's reality, the main risk is political risks/ instability. The transition is inevitable.  What is the current state of the European Policy around Energy today? and what is at stake? What are t ...
  2. Digitalisation
    Blockchain - Democratising Energy
    Strauss 2
    10 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Energy Markets
    The Future of Trading
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
    Technological developments are drastically changing the energy trading industry. Technologies such as Blockchain and Artificial intelligence will profoundly change what we recognise today as 'trading' ...
11:40
  1. Digitalisation
    Blockchain - Democratising Energy
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
11:45
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Regulations for Green Growth
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    Carbon Pricing Risk and Opportunities of the Energy Transition
11:50
  1. Energy Markets
    The Future of Trading
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
11:55
  1. Digitalisation
    Blockchain - Democratising Energy
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
    "“pebbles” -  takes a holistic approach. We test and analyse the effects of our blockchain-based processes on the energy market in all kinds of different ways – we use physical measurements and IT, as ...
12:00
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Regulations for Green Growth
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    Major trends that have to be answered by the political framework. Political action on certain crucial points (e.g. process emissions in the industry, PowerFuels) in order to keep the possibility open ...
12:10
  1. Digitalisation
    Blockchain - Democratising Energy
    Strauss 2
    50 mins
    • Digitalisation
  2. Energy Markets
    The Future of Trading
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
    Enerchain - distributed P2P trading of wholesale products Local P2P trading in the neighbourhood - how to cope with GDPR? The Energy Platform: A marketplace for flexibility ETIBLOGG: Real-time trading ...
12:15
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Regulations for Green Growth
    Strauss 1
    45 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    Is the Energy Business over regulated? What's holding back regulation changes? New Partnerships vs Regulation
13:00
  1. Lunch
    60 mins
14:00
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    The Local Paradigm
    Strauss 1
    10 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    One remaining challenge of the low carbon economy is how to get the customer on the train and the thirst for cleaner solutions seems to be greater at the local level. Customer empowerments vs centrali ...
  2. Digitalisation
    Cyber Security
    Strauss 2
    10 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies 2
    Strauss 3
    10 mins
    • Digitalisation
  4. Energy Markets
    The new Market Design
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
    This session will  focus on the future energy market design. We will cover the Power market design in the light of the Clean Energy Package and the roles of all stakeholders in this.  
14:10
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    The Local Paradigm
    Strauss 1
    20 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    5 types of typical local applications explored (including households, large public buildings, streetlighting, the sea-water aquarium and a utility scale battery) Complex interactions of a large-scale ...
  2. Digitalisation
    Cyber Security
    Strauss 2
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies 2
    Strauss 3
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
14:20
  1. Energy Markets
    The new Market Design
    Lehar 3 & 4
    25 mins
    • Energy Markets
14:30
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    The Local Paradigm
    Strauss 1
    20 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    Cyber Security
    Strauss 2
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies 2
    Strauss 3
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
    Smart meters technology Evolution smart grid Services for customers
14:45
  1. Energy Markets
    The new Market Design
    Lehar 3 & 4
    25 mins
    • Energy Markets
14:50
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    The Local Paradigm
    Strauss 1
    20 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    Local ownership fosters acceptance Keeping the revenues as local as possible New balance global/local economy
  2. Digitalisation
    Cyber Security
    Strauss 2
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies 2
    Strauss 3
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
    HEDNO’s strategic plan is to implement an integrated IT infrastructure including Energy Control Centers (ECC), certified metering and information support systems, as well as to develop the appropriate ...
15:10
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    The Local Paradigm
    Strauss 1
    20 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    Cyber Security
    Strauss 2
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies 2
    Strauss 3
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
    Through digitization of data and digitalization of business processes Utilities are on their journey of digital transformation. But transforming the enterprise is not the goal in itself, the goal is t ...
  4. Energy Markets
    The new Market Design
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
15:30
  1. Coffee Break
    30 mins
  2. A Low Carbon Energy System
    The Local Paradigm
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    The electric grid has improved the quality of life for billions of people across the world.  However, the electric grid created in the 19th century is simply incompatible to resolving today’s economic ...
  3. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies 2
    Strauss 3
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
16:00
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    The Local Paradigm
    Strauss 1
    20 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    Cyber Security
    Strauss 2
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies 2
    Strauss 3
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
    Digitalisation Process of small and mid-sized utilities Effects and Challenges of Digitalisation Practical Approaches Identification of Reliable Parameters New Business Areas, enabling technologies Co ...
  4. Energy Markets
    The new Market Design
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
16:20
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    The Local Paradigm
    Strauss 1
    20 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    Cyber Security
    Strauss 2
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
    Energy grid transformation: New grid requirements, potential vulnerabilities and threats Finding the balance: cybersecurity vs. interoperability Enhancing cybersecurity through standards and certifica ...
  3. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies 2
    Strauss 3
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
  4. Energy Markets
    The new Market Design
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
    The European Electricity Market beyond 2030 - Will a strong penetration of decentralised renewable energy require a radical redesign of the electricity market? * some challenges in the economic analys ...
16:40
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    The Local Paradigm
    Strauss 1
    20 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    Cyber Security
    Strauss 2
    50 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Digitalisation
    Enabling Technologies 2
    Strauss 3
    20 mins
    • Digitalisation
  4. Energy Markets
    The new Market Design
    Lehar 3 & 4
    50 mins
    • Energy Markets
09:40
  1. Opening Keynote
    Low Carbon Mobility: New Opportunities for the Power Sector
    Strauss 3
    10 mins
    • Opening Keynote
09:50
  1. Opening Keynote
    Low Carbon Mobility: New Opportunities for the Power Sector
    Strauss 3
    20 mins
    • Opening Keynote
10:10
  1. Opening Keynote
    Low Carbon Mobility: New Opportunities for the Power Sector
    Strauss 3
    15 mins
    • Opening Keynote
10:25
  1. Opening Keynote
    Low Carbon Mobility: New Opportunities for the Power Sector
    Strauss 3
    35 mins
    • Opening Keynote
    Challenges: Market introduction and competition (EV: competing or complementing option) Infrastructure needs and path dependencies Hydrogen Fuel Cells: What is the business case for Utilities? The imp ...
11:00
  1. Coffee Break
    30 mins
11:30
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Commercial Viability of Storage: A Reality Check
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Digitalisation
    The Digital Citizen
    Strauss 2
    5 mins
    • Digitalisation
  3. Energy Markets
    Retail Market - Creating new revenue streams
    Lehar 3 & 4
    5 mins
    • Energy Markets
    To keep up with the consumer needs, retailers need to bundle new products and services. But how do you bundle present and future products and how do you create new revenue streams? And how do you crea ...
11:35
  1. Digitalisation
    The Digital Citizen
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
    The DR-BOB Project aims to demonstrate the economic and environmental benefit of demand response in blocks of buildings, and is piloting tools and techniques to achieve this at: Teesside University ca ...
  2. Energy Markets
    Retail Market - Creating new revenue streams
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
11:45
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Commercial Viability of Storage: A Reality Check
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
11:50
  1. Digitalisation
    The Digital Citizen
    Strauss 2
    15 mins
    • Digitalisation
11:55
  1. Energy Markets
    Retail Market - Creating new revenue streams
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
    What is the potential of energy comunities ? What are the new roles and opportunities of energy communities ? How to create system value through energy communities ?
12:00
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Commercial Viability of Storage: A Reality Check
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
    The growing proportion of renewable energies in worldwide power generation is playing a key role in the reduction of global CO2 emissions. However, this development poses huge challenges to power grid ...
12:15
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Commercial Viability of Storage: A Reality Check
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
  2. Energy Markets
    Retail Market - Creating new revenue streams
    Lehar 3 & 4
    20 mins
    • Energy Markets
12:30
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Commercial Viability of Storage: A Reality Check
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
12:35
  1. Energy Markets
    Retail Market - Creating new revenue streams
    Lehar 3 & 4
    25 mins
    • Energy Markets
12:45
  1. A Low Carbon Energy System
    Commercial Viability of Storage: A Reality Check
    Strauss 1
    15 mins
    • A Low Carbon Energy System
13:00
  1. Lunch
    60 mins
14:00
  1. Closing Keynote
    A New Energy Economy
    Initiate! Stage 1
    10 mins
    • Closing Keynote
    introducing the Game Changing Impact Challenges, highlights of the last 3 days with the challenges and importance to involve the next generation at an early stage to help accelerate the transition.
14:10
  1. Closing Keynote
    A New Energy Economy
    Initiate! Stage 1
    10 mins
    • Closing Keynote
    With all the challenges the utility industry is facing, digitalisation is definitely the one high up on the priority list. But what does this actually mean for the utility business environment? Digita ...
14:20
  1. Closing Keynote
    A New Energy Economy
    Initiate! Stage 1
    10 mins
    • Closing Keynote
    Balancing the urgent demands of ‘Business as Usual’ while exploiting the ‘Game-Changing Ideas’ of the Future. Enabling Diversity of Impact. Collaboration vs. Impactful Collaboration. Creating a Transf ...
14:30
  1. Closing Keynote
    A New Energy Economy
    Initiate! Stage 1
    10 mins
    • Closing Keynote
14:40
  1. Closing Keynote
    A New Energy Economy
    Initiate! Stage 1
    15 mins
    • Closing Keynote
    From big data to meaningful insights Create Value of data Understanding the customer The challenge
14:55
  1. Closing Keynote
    A New Energy Economy
    Initiate! Stage 1
    15 mins
    • Closing Keynote
    The new energy mix Energy systems around the world are transitioning rapidly, and the growth in global energy demand is projected to slow down to levels we have not seen since the start of the industr ...
15:10
  1. Closing Keynote
    A New Energy Economy
    Initiate! Stage 1
    15 mins
    • Closing Keynote
15:25
  1. Closing Keynote
    A New Energy Economy
    Initiate! Stage 1
    15 mins
    • Closing Keynote
15:40
  1. Closing Keynote
    A New Energy Economy
    Initiate! Stage 1
    20 mins
    • Closing Keynote

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