4th annual Telecoms For Smart Grids

Date: 22-Sep-14 to 23-Sep-14
Location: Marriott Regents Park Hotel / London / United Kingdom
Category: Energy Industrial & Manufacturing Conferences & Trade Fairs Telecommunications World & Regional

This year’s event will assess UK and European smart grid and meter communications infrastructures, data communication integration, substation automation, distribution network upgrades and business process management

Future developments including the onset of M2M communications technology with challenges and risks in delivering fit-for-purpose, secure telecoms systems will be examined in this highly-focused event. This year will bring leading utilities, government and communication technology authorities for an in-depth discussion on current pilot projects, challenges and solutions.

SMi's 4th annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference will address the current development of both UK and European communications infrastructures for smart grid development and metering deployment, data communication infrastructure and integration, substation automation, distribution network upgrades, and business process management. For the UK key market developments will be addressed with contributions from both the Department for Energy and Climate Change and the Data Communications Company .

Key Presenters Include:
• Adrian Butt, Policy Advisor, Smart Grids, Department of Energy and Climate Change
• Jonathan Simcock, Managing Director, Data Communications Company
• Gilles Thonet, Managing Director Europe, ZigBee Alliance
• Markus Hofsaess, Project Manager, Smart Meter Communication, Technology & Solutions, E.ON
• Denis O'Leary, Head of Smart Energy Technologies, ESB
• Prof. William Webb, CEO, Weightless
• John Bourke, Head of Systems and Services, Satellite Applications Catapult
• Prof. Dragan A. Savic, Professor of Hydroinformatics and Head of Engineering, University of Exeter
• David Greer, Executive Director Institute for Information Security, University of Tulsa
• Mark Ossel, Board Member, OSGP Alliance
• Colin Mallett, Director, Smart Homes & buildings Association

Industry Challenges Addressed!:
• Developing telecoms networks specifically for smart utility grids
• Cyber security of the electric power grid and the interconnectivity and the potential vulnerabilities between smart grids and smart homes
• Telecommunications spectrum challenges for smart metering and grid rollout
• Developing a smart water network - the iWidget project and what this means for EU utilities
• One year on - Data Communications Company industry update

For full conference programme please visit: http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2014telecoms-smartgrids42.asp

For more information please contact: Sajid Goraya on +44(0) 207 827 6148 | agoraya@smi-online.co.uk


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