Smart Water Systems 2021 Virtual Conference

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We are proud to announce the 10th annual Smart Water Systems virtual conference taking place on 19th and 20th April 2021.

Now that the water companies' business plans have been submitted and OFWAT have entered the next critical phase of their price review process - scrutinising each and every plan in detail to ensure they are robust enough to deliver a high quality, affordable and resilient service to customers in the years 2020-2025 and beyond.

Our 10th annual Smart Water Systems conference will highlight the methods the water companies are using to ensure the goals and targets that have been set are reached and exceeded. Focussing on how new technologies, IOT and Artificial Intelligence can help to produce and analyse real-time data to ensure more efficient leakage detection and management; leading to better customer engagement and subsequently decreased customers water usage.

Case Studies from Water Company in the UK, Europe and Middle East - that are already advancing with smart network technologies and strategies - will discuss the critical need for accurate, clear and manageable forecasting for consumption of water. Looking at new technologies and innovations that show best solutions for monitoring and metering; understanding of customer expectations, data-collection tools and handling of 'big' data.

An update on the smart water meter roll outs that have been happening across the UK and parts of Europe will be a special focus exploring in detail the challenges and new developments of this implementation - such as increasing water demand, meter reading challenges and customer focused approaches.

Benefits of Attending

  • Explore how innovative data collection methods from Smart Meters can create an innovative and smart infrastructure to meet the demands of the future
  • Learn how collaboration and efficiency of communication between utilities can enhance the uptake of innovations
  • Examine current projects implementing Internet Of Things (IoT) sensors in water systems to understand if future developments in strategies can lead to more efficient networks
  • Updates on smart meter programmes and Results of Smart Meter Trials in the UK, Spain, The Netherlands and Middle East
  • Understand the challenges facing water utilities after the smart meter roll out, as well as the lessons learnt
  • Realise how digital technology can help reduce operational expenditure in the water sector.
  • Determine how Data Analytics from Artificial Intelligent software can lead to more efficient leakage detection and management
  • Gather first hand insight into designing and delivering a programme to achieve an industry leading challenge of a 12.5% reduction in customers water consumption
  • Discover the best solutions to improve customer engagement and increase water reuse.
  • Virtual conference benefits include virtual exhibition booths packed with information, networking features to chat and share contact details with other attendees, and virtual meetings and networking socials

Chair for 2020:

  • Jeremy Heath, Innovation Manager, Sutton and East Surrey Water Plc

Featured Speakers:

  • David Lonergan, National Leakage Manager, Irish Water
  • Sam Bright, Innovation Manager, Yorkshire Water
  • Frank Van Der Kleij, Head of Asset Risk and Planning, Bristol Water
  • Andrew Tucker, Demand reduction strategy Manager, Thames Water
  • Pedro Vieira, IT & Innovation Director, Aguas Do Portos
  • Jamie Jones, Leakage and Smart Networks Manager, Portsmouth Water
  • James Hargrave, Regional Operational Leakage Manager, Anglian Water
  • Rose Jolly, Innovation Ecosystems & Knowledge Manager, Severn Trent
  • Mario Maessens, Senior Data Scientist, Vitens
  • Victor Pelin, Digitalisation Strategist, VA SYD
  • Cindy Vanderstraeten, Project Manager Smart Metering Systems, De Watergroep

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Event details
Organizer :SMi
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Online Event
Reference :ASDE-22653