Day 1 - 25 April 2019

09:30AM

Chris Pennell

Research Director, IDC Government Insights, Europe

IDC

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Smart Buildings & Energy: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Comments

Hear from an industry leading analyst about the latest trends, investments and market insights for IoT developers, vendors and service providers.

. Chris Pennell, Research Director, IDC Government Insights, Europe, IDC
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09:50AM

Billal Vindhani

European Business Development Director for Connected Services

Honeywell

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09:50AM - Day 1

View Smart Buildings for Smart Business: Transform Buildings into Operational Assets

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Smart Buildings for Smart Business: Transform Buildings into Operational Assets

IoT technologies are revolutionizing the building automation systems. From reducing the operating costs to improving the occupant experience, the tangible business outcomes delivered say one thing: IoT is here to stay and it will totally transform the building industry. Tight budgets leave little room for unexpected surprises, and while recent periods of low-wage growth and stable energy costs have helped ease the management burden, these trends will not last forever. So how can facility managers and business leaders better manage variability? Generating data is great, but have you tried actionable data? Leverage the wealth of data available from today’s building systems through IoT-enabled connectivity and you will solve real business issues as well as drive more outcomes from a facility. Align technology, business operations and  your facilities management practices to positively impact your bottom line.

. Billal Vindhani, European Business Development Director for Connected Services, Honeywell
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10:20AM

Chris Pennell

Research Director, IDC Government Insights, Europe

IDC

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Sarb Sembhi

Joint Vice-Chair, Smart Buildings Group / Adviser

IoT Security Foundation & TechWorks

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10:20AM - Day 1

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Harry Mylonadis

Technology & Innovation Consultant

ENGIE

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10:20AM - Day 1

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Peter Brogan

Head of Research and Insight

Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management

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10:20AM - Day 1

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Alejandro Navarro

Director Products & Analytics

Mitie Connected Workspace

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11:30AM - Day 1

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10:20AM - Day 1

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Panel: Smart Buildings for the Smart Enterprise

  • The latest trends and technologies making connected building advancements an enterprise’s greatest and largest asset 
  • Ideas on where to start – What needs to be implemented early on and what system works best for your building? 
  • What partnerships are key to building interconnectivity between devices? Does it all need to be the same or is variety in technology, hardware and software the way forward? Are Cloud and Mesh Systems the vital components? 
  • How to understand the data and glean insights 
  • The solutions these systems provide for the IoT ecosystem, e.g. economic advantages for retail, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturers and more
Moderator: . Chris Pennell, Research Director, IDC Government Insights, Europe, IDC
. Sarb Sembhi, Joint Vice-Chair, Smart Buildings Group / Adviser , IoT Security Foundation & TechWorks
. Harry Mylonadis, Technology & Innovation Consultant, ENGIE
. Peter Brogan, Head of Research and Insight, Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management
. Alejandro Navarro, Director Products & Analytics , Mitie Connected Workspace
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11:00AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Alejandro Navarro

Director Products & Analytics

Mitie Connected Workspace

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11:30AM - Day 1

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10:20AM - Day 1

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Large-Scale IoT deployments: A Journey into the Unknown?

To discuss the benefits, challenges and lessons that we have learnt in the process of adopting and deploying large number of heterogenous IoT devices that are geographically distributed. From technical complexities to deployment and support challenges.

. Alejandro Navarro, Director Products & Analytics , Mitie Connected Workspace
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12:00PM

Andrew Burton

Manager of the Smart Homes and Buildings

Building Research Establishment (BRE)

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12:00PM - Day 1

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Smart Sensors for Buildings – Utilising the Data

  • Buildings are talking to us – Utilising the real-time data can help businesses progress in digitalisation, efficiency, facility management and cost 
  • The benefits of large-scale networking within buildings  
  • How sensors can be used to detect issues/ changes in processes ahead of these becoming problems 
  • It’s not a one size fits all rule – standalone devices vs integrated infrastructure appliances 
  • Is the upfront cost worth it or is money spent elsewhere more beneficial?
. Andrew Burton, Manager of the Smart Homes and Buildings , Building Research Establishment (BRE)
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12:30PM

Networking Break

02:30PM

Sacha Deshmukh

Chief Executive

Smart Energy GB

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02:30PM - Day 1

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Smart Meters for Utilities

  • Is a smart meter for utilities the central digital component of a connected home?
  • The importance of a smooth integration and installation process for customers
  • The importance of consumer engagement
  • The impact smart meters have across the renewable utilities market and smart future
. Sacha Deshmukh, Chief Executive, Smart Energy GB
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03:00PM

Elson Sutanto

Principal Analyst

Juniper Research

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Professor David Healey

Director, Smart Energy

WSP

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03:00PM - Day 1

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James Kerr

Senior Policy Researcher, Energy Networks and Systems

Citizens Advice

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03:00PM - Day 1

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Nicola McCheyne

Head of Ideas Lab

Centrica Innovations

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03:00PM - Day 1

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Panel: Smart Grids and Distributed Energy Resources

  • Discussing the benefits of IoT applied energy technology on managing energy usage, cost efficiency, increase resiliency and environmental sustainability 
  • What are the benefits of implementing smart grids for distributed energy resources such as those generating, storing and using energy? What role does supply and demand play within smart and micro-grids and how are these demands managed? 
  • Using smart grids to track and automate distribution of energy across these resources and increase operational efficiency 
  • How can smart grids help improve the safety of power distribution – Predictive maintenance and beyond
Moderator: . Elson Sutanto, Principal Analyst, Juniper Research
. Professor David Healey, Director, Smart Energy, WSP
. James Kerr, Senior Policy Researcher, Energy Networks and Systems, Citizens Advice
. Nicola McCheyne, Head of Ideas Lab, Centrica Innovations
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03:40PM

Tom Pakenham

Director, Electric Vehicles

OVO Energy

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03:40PM - Day 1

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Deploying Distributed Energy Technology at Scale: a Case Study from OVO Energy

OVO Energy has been on a 3 year journey that has seen it transformed from a pure play energy retailer in the UK market, into an international energy business with deep expertise in distributed energy technologies. OVO’s energy tech offerings continue to evolve rapidly, and now include a Smart Electric Heat proposition and an energy offering for electric vehicle drivers that comes with a free smart EV charger. Tom Pakenham, Director of Electric Vehicles at OVO, will explain how the company has gone about this transition and the challenges faced along the way.

. Tom Pakenham, Director, Electric Vehicles, OVO Energy
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04:10PM

Session Close

Networking Party – 6pm – Pergola @ Olympia

An evening of networking on Thursday 25 April from 6pm. Access for Ultimate, Gold & Expo Plus holders in addition to speakers, sponsors, press and exhibitors. Taking place at the rooftop bar of Olympia with spectacular views across London,  join us for drinks and networking opportunities.