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Programmes Cleanpower Smart Grids 2019 Cambridge 1-2 July

Summit Guide: 10th anniversary Cleanpower Smart Grids Conference 2019
Events home: www.cir-strategy.com/events
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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 – 12.10 David Richardson, Innovation Lead – Energy Systems, InnovateUK “PFER Programme and smart local energy systems design”
12.10 – 12.35 Sylvain Vittecoq, CTO, CyanConnode “The benefits of RF mesh networks for smart metering, smart grid and IoT”
12.35 – 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 “Novel storage and battery materials”
14.40 – 15.00 Daniella Sanchez-Lopez, Cambridge University Research Fellow, “Li supply chains 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 – 17.00 Data, ML & security technology
15.45 – 15.55 Mike Handley, PolyChord, “A grounding in ML”
15.55 – 16.05 Eric Topham, Business Development, T-DAB “The ML Use Case for Energy Optimisation”
16.05 – 16.20 Dr Natalie Lowery, Energy Systems Catapult “Modelling Energy Systems”
16.20 – 16.40 Dr Andrew Tsonchev, Director of Technology, Darktrace Industrial, “Using AI for Real-Time Threat Detection across OT & IT”
16.40 -17.00 Session Q&A led by Gavin Jones
16.55 Close for Day

18.30 – 21.00 Dinner evening
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 Emily Orton, CMO, Darktrace, “Cybersecurity and energy infrastructure and devices” Keynote
10.50 – 11.10 Panel with moderator Pamela Taylor, Taylor Macpherson

Coffee break 11.00 – 11.40

Session 2 11.40 – 13.00 Grids, connectivity innovation
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 Jim Lott, Technical Lead – Energy Systems Catapult “Prospering from the Energy Revolution”
12.40 – 13.00 Panel with moderator Gavin Jones and panellist 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, Business Development, Anesco, “Utility scale energy storage”
14.35 – 14.45 Dr Gleb Ivanov, CEO, Sigma Lithium “Anode technology for advanced energy storage, Li 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 Clean energy policy & strategy – final panel
15.45 – 17.00
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
CLOSE OF EVENT

2019 Advisory Committee – CPSG
Dr Justin Hayward MBA, CIR (Executive Chair)
Maxine Frerk, Grid Edge Policy
Gavin Jones
Jeremy Nicholson, Alfa Energy & VP Chair IFIEC Europe
Professor Vasant Kumar, Cambridge University
Ian Ellerington, Head of Tech Transfer, Faraday Institution

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10th Anniversary Cleanpower Smart Grids Conference Expo

This summer, the Cleanpower & Smart Grids Conference Summit 2019, an innovation event on the Grand Challenge of clean growth, reaches its 10th birthday in Cambridge.

The conference will approach the innovation challenges of clean energy systems (both generation and smart grids), energy storage and efficiency via connectivity, AI and data and materials and with cyber-security in mind also using ML.

1-2 July 2019

10th anniversary Cleanpower Smart Grids Conference 2019 #CPSG19

Innovations in energy, digital connectivity & ML/MI & data to solve the Grand Challenge of Clean Growth
Clean Growth is certainly one of the key Grand Challenges. It has perhaps never been more important to focus on clean energy systems in a whole-system way and to consider how to move forward with a fully sustainable, robust and affordable global energy system. Please join us for this 10th anniversary celebration of this conference series Cleanpower and Smart Grids, where we will try to make progress towards these objectives. We’ll be focusing not only on clean power generation such as renewables and on digital connectivity and cybersecurity for smart grids, through companies like CyanConnode and Darktrace, but also on energy storage and battery technology and energy efficiency through a range of companies such as Moixa.

– Justin Hayward, Director of Conference Summit, CIR

Day 1: Executive briefing day and evening banquet dinner at King’s
Day 2: Executive conference summit

Events homepage

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Ticket shop (open now with early bird pricing):
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Sponsorship Opportunities
Your support in enabling this conference is much appreciated by the organiser and team.

We hope to provide great publicity and showcasing for your technology, innovation and services.

For marketing sponsorship and exhibition positions, please call CIR directly on +447720047402 and join a roster of excellent organisations that have participated since 2009.

Cambridge Investment Research(CIR) (founded 2002)
CIR has run 50 technology commercialisation conference days since 2002, in four cities in the UK including Cambridge, London and Oxford.
There have been over 4,250 attendees and over 500 speakers and the internal list reached over 50,000 in 2019, with media partners and other promotions likely to reach a relevant audience of well over 300,000 executives, investors, inventors & innovators, industrial academics and public sector senior staff.

 

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5th HVM New Materials Conference Expo 6-7 November 2019 Cambridge, UK

CIR has launched its 5th HVM & New Materials 2019 event in association with Cambridge Graphene Centre and Manchester Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre and National Graphene Institute on large industrial sector applications. This conference series since 2013 is independent of all other conference, market intelligence and corporates.
You are welcome to sign up now as a delegate, or call us about a stand presence or sponsorship. The team is now getting in touch in particular with sponsors seeking to partner and market with this prestigious international conference series. Some exciting growth companies are already confirmed. The dates for the diary are

6-7 November 2019 in Cambridge with a banquet dinner on 6th – always a highlight of CIR Conferences.

Innovations in advanced & functional materials and composites including graphenes; HVM; digital connectivity; ML and AI and data to solve the Grand Challenges of future mobility & transport, ageing population and clean growth.

Events information pages
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Ticket shop (all pricing is lower than at this successful summit in 2017!)
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For sponsorship marketing and exhibition please call 07720047402

CIR plans to take time to build the best and most coherent and valuable agenda yet, with an executive briefing day which will update on relevant sectors prior to the dinner and in advance of the conference summit talks the following day.

5th HVM GNM 2019 Conference Summit – in association with Cambridge Graphene Centre and Manchester Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre following on from HVM Conferences since 2002 and Graphene New Materials Conferences since 2013, this executive conference summit will bring together technology innovators and entrepreneurs to solve grand challenges.

CIR has run 50 technology commercialisation conference days 2002 – 2017 in four cities in the UK. There have been over 4,250 attendees and over 500 speakers and the internal list reached 75,000 in 2017, with media partners and other promotions likely to reach a relevant audience of well over 300,000 executives, investors, inventors & innovators, industrial academics and public sector senior staff.

 

ARM the tech leader gives sessions at Smart Grids Conference Cambridge 19-20 June

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We’re delighted to welcome the technology cluster leader ARM to the conference. ARM have come to dominate smartphone chip design in recent years after founding under 25 years ago in Cambridge. They are attacking server and IOT segments and also have interests in investment at the conference.

Dr Amyas Philips  of ARM IOT, covers maintaining leadership in a rapidly developing market with equally rapid technology evolution is a growing multidisciplinary challenge for both small and multinational enterprises.

Session Synopsis
Technology providers are rapidly maturing their various IoT platforms, all offering to solve the engineering problems of transitioning your business to being data-driven, so that you can focus on what you do best: energy generation, storage and distribution.  It’s de rigueur to acknowledge that exploiting data is as big a challenge as getting it in the first place – and to leave it at that.  Instead of doing that, I will look at the challenge from a digitising business’ point of view and show that the problem can be collapsed into a few key technology and business model decision points, with the options available at each.

Dr Amyas Philips will work with a colleague from IBM to deliver a fascinating technology session on 19 June.

ARM will deliver the Keynote at the start of 20 June and ARM’s ventures colleagues will give a short investment landscape talk also on 20 June.

3 weeks to go to this event and it will be very interesting and timely indeed, one not to miss! In order to attract startups, we have a few tickets available for the Business Conference on 20 June at just £149 pv(please email us or buy these & a full set of special options via Eventbrite here (+ card fee)), courtesy of ARM sponsorship of the conference. ARM, the global chip design ecosystem leader returns to SGCP17. Along with ARM & UtilityWise, sponsors also include NERA and Cambridge Consultants and media partners Pan European Networks & Cambridge TV.

Among expert industrial speakers are UK Power Networks (speaking on Microgrids), RWE (speaking on market efficiency and policy), EON (speaking on markets and math modelling them), UtilityWise (transitive grid); and from industrial academia Prof Andrew Cruden (speaking on energy storage technologies and applications).

Confirmed speakers
Dr Amyas Philips, Technology Director ARM Holdings plc, Mike Dimelow, ARM Accelerated Ventures
Andrew Strong, Business Development Manager, Cambridge Consultants
Joanna Hubbard, COO, Electron – Blockchain
Alex Bak, Founder, LightFi
Simon Daniel. CEO, Moixa Energy
Jon Ferris, Strategy Director, UtilityWise
Gavin Jones, GJC, Co-founder of Smart Grids GB
Sally Fenton, Innovation Manager, BEIS (formerly DECC)
Dr Erwin Frank-Schultz, Master Architect, IBM
Nick Easton, Future Whole Systems Programme Leader, National Grid
Jeremy Nicholson, Senior Adviser, Energy Intensive User Group, EEF
Professor Jerker Delsing, Project Co-ordinator, EU Arrowhead Smart Grids Sweden
Professor Andy Cruden from Energy Storage & Applications, an EPSRC initiative
Richard Druce,
Associate Director, NERA
Professor Peter Sharratt, Head of Strategy, WSP Global, London
Christos Keramisanos, Power Systems Senior Engineer, UK Power Networks
Harsh Pershad, Lead Technologist – Energy projects, Innovate UK
Greg Payne, Business Modeller, E.ON plc
Ben Willis, Corporate Development Strategy Manager, RWE
Ofgem 
Anant Prakash BP plc – Energy Outlook

Come and meet over 30 speakers and expert moderators over two days with a conference dinner overnight. Our pricing is simple and bookable easily on mobile or desktop. There are just two types of ticket: with or without event hotel. If you can only attend one day or the other, please call us on 01223303500 and we can arrange booking for this if available.

If you buy a ticket at £495 for the 2 days with dinner – you can also take a free table-top banner stand. There is a large subsidy for investible scale-ups with under 4 staff via ARM – consultants not included in this offer. These and other, larger innovation companies may also take an included 90 second pitch in plenary on 20 June with their ticket. With two tickets for a total of £990, you can build a large 3m stand at the venue for the 2 days & have a pitch. With 3 tickets, at £1,485 you can also include a speaking role (if agreeable and a fit to programme)Silver Sponsorship: 4 tickets at a total of £1,980 you obtain the above with months of active marketing online presence.

Book now and exhibit your great products and services free with your ticket/s!

 Conference Outline 

This 8th high level conference expo (with lead event sponsor ARM) brings together innovators, kit manufacturers with smart grids project buyers. It develops themes requested by global participants in previous series conferences since 2009, and new trends, drivers, innovations, solutions, the global market & value network.

Dr Justin Hayward, Director of C4IR added: “Just 3 weeks to go now to this event and we are delighted with the programmes and attendee mix! We have a VC & ARM-led innovation pitching session on the 20th at the business conference and a high quality delve into basics, technologies, markets and innovation on the 19th in the briefing day.”

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Meeting market demands: Cambridge Consultants at 8th Smart Grids Conference Cambridge

Cambridge Consultants, the technology cluster leader, features at the ARM-sponsored 8th Smart Grids Cleanpower Cambridge conference next month. The company, which has spun out many technology startups across five decades, will propose a framework to create more insightful products, technologies and digital services to meet the demands of the market created by the Smart Grid.

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Organiser C4IR is delighted to welcome the technology cluster leader Cambridge Consultants to the conference.

Andrew Strong of Cambridge Consultants says that maintaining leadership in a rapidly developing market with equally rapid technology evolution is a growing multidisciplinary challenge for both small and multinational enterprises.

This talk will propose a framework to create more insightful products, technologies and digital services that will meet the demands of the market created by the Smart Grid.

He will outline a phased approach – from identifying opportunities to developing successful commercial offerings, illustrated using real project examples including sensing, communications, data analytics, machine learning and digital services.

Jo-Jo Hubbard (pictured), CTO of Electron, a young technology company, will speak to the provocative title “Energy blockchains and why you should care.” Her session will discuss ways in which blockchain technology can drive efficiencies and new business models in the energy industry. Jo-Jo will elaborate on Blockchain capabilities, use cases and opportunities and how to drive adoption. IBM will also discuss blockchain in a session with ARM.

There is three weeks to go to this event and it will be very interesting and timely indeed, one not to miss! To attract startups,  a few tickets are available for the Business Conference on 20 June at just £149 pv(please email the organisers or buy these & a full set of special options via Eventbrite here (+ card fee)), courtesy of ARM sponsorship of the conference.

ARM, the global chip design ecosystem leader returns to SGCP17. Along with ARM & UtilityWise, sponsors also include NERA and Cambridge Consultants and media partners Pan European Networks & Cambridge TV.

Conference Outline

This 8th high level conference expo (with lead event sponsor ARM) brings together innovators, kit manufacturers with smart grids project buyers. It develops themes requested by global participants in previous series conferences since 2009, and new trends, drivers, innovations, solutions, the global market & value network.

Dr Justin Hayward, Director of C4IR added: “Just three weeks to go now to this event and we are delighted with the programmes and attendee mix! We have a VC & ARM-led innovation pitching session on the 20th at the business conference and a high quality delve into basics, technologies, markets and innovation on the 19th in the briefing day.”

Book fast | Book medium pace with more info | All C4IR events ticket shop | SGCP17 Event BrochureEventbrite with all incl concessionary tickets. Or call C4IR on 07720 047 402 to book or discuss event.

Economic principles of the market – regulatory models that have been used traditionally in the electricity sector – why they are coming under stress

Transactive grid development & market structure change by UtilityWise at 8th Grids Conference

At the ARM-sponsored 8th Smart Grids Cleanpower Cambridge conference next month, Jon Ferris, Strategy Director (Markets) at UtilityWise, covers how the market structure is changing and asks what constraints do the changes place on transactive grid development? What still needs to change, and how can consumers become more market-engaged?

Jon Ferris returns to speak at SGCP17 in Cambridge 19-20 June.

Event Sponsors: ARM | Gold Sponsors: UtilityWise | Silver Sponsors: Cambridge Consultants; NERA Key speakers: UK Power Networks, National Grid, RWE, Ofgem, EON, Dept for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy, IBM, Arrowhead.

C4IR is delighted to welcome back its Gold Sponsor UtilityWise to the 8th Smart Grids conference in Cambridge (19-20 June). They are focused on and will speak about enabling the Transactive Grid.

Jon Ferris, Strategy Director (Markets) at UtilityWise, covers how the market structure is changing and asks what constraints do the changes place on transactive grid development? What still needs to change, and how can consumers become more engaged with the market?

UtilityWise will also speak on Day 2 on “IoT in the wild”. This investigates practical applications of IoT for business energy consumers in today’s marketplace.

Conference Outline

This 8th high level conference expo (with lead event sponsor ARM) brings together innovators, kit manufacturers with smart grids project buyers. It develops themes requested by global participants in previous series conferences since 2009, and new trends, drivers, innovations, solutions, the global market & value network.

Dr Justin Hayward, Director of C4IR added: “Just a month to go now to this event and we are delighted with the programmes and attendee mix! We have a VC & ARM-led innovation pitching session on the 20th at the business conference and a high quality delve into basics, technologies, markets and innovation on the 19th in the briefing day.”

Book fast (book with event hotel) | Book medium pace with more info | All C4IR events ticket shop | SGCP17 Event BrochureEventbrite with all incl concessionary tickets. Or call C4IR on 07720 047 402 to book or discuss event.

Maya Stancheva
Front of House, C4IR

 

These are the key topics in energy says Chair 8th Smart Grids Cleanpower 19-20 June Cambridge

IBM cover 4 key technologies in a session at Smart Grids & Cleanpower 2017 Cambridge

Investment in Cambridge after ARM Holdings plc