What does a data-driven utility company look like?

Big questions surround what a data-driven utility will look like and how companies can move towards smarter use of data. Freeing data from organisational silos, data security and privacy create a potentially complex challenge over the coming years.

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Providing insights on some of these challenges is Bontle Senne, Director of Innovation and Development, Virgin Media O2. Bontle will be sharing lessons from the Telco industry on digitisation and leadership transformation at the virtual Energy Networks Innovation Conference on Friday 15 October.

Bontle says breaking with traditional approaches to digitisation and agile working is important as is establishing new ways to lead for new ways to work. In her presentation she will also talk about embedding transformation and innovation as BAU.

Following Bontle’s presentation, Laura Sandys CBE, chair of the Government’s Energy Digitalisation Taskforce, will lead a panel discussion on Delivering the data-driven utility of the future. The panel features energy industry leaders including Gavin Starks, CEO, Icebreaker One; Helen Crooks, Chief Data Officer, Ofgem; Carmen Gimeno, Secretary General, GEODE; Dr Richard Dobson, Practice Manager – Data Systems, Energy System Catapult; and Matt Webb, Head of Enterprise Data, UK Power Networks.

ENIC21 is the only place you can hear from over 250+ energy leaders and network with over 1,500 colleagues all focused on delivering a net zero energy sector.

This virtual conference, exhibition and networking event runs from 12 to 15 October 2021 and is free to attend.

With dedicated tracks for gas, electricity, whole energy systems and special sessions, you can build your own agenda to participate live and re-watch on-demand.  Register today for free access to updates on major initiatives in the energy system transition including:

– Digitalisation including 5G, AI and cyber security
– Decarbonisation of transport and industry
– Ensuring no customer is left behind as we work toward net zero
– Whole energy systems approaches to the decarbonisation of heat.

New this year ENIC21, formerly LCNI, is adding a range of state-of-the-art networking features for Conference goers. Attendees can easily connect with each other using text chat, book video meetings, drop in network tables and break out rooms. The conference AI will even suggest peop0le to connect with based on shared interests.

ENIC21 is the essential conference for people who manage, develop and implement innovation initiatives in the Energy sector.

Secure your FREE TICKET now at www.eniconference.org.

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