Conference Deep-Dive:

Electric, Gas & Utilities Industry CIOs and IT Executives

Join Electric, Gas & Utilities CIOs and Senior IT Executives for the must-attend leadership conference of 2018

Utility business is driven by four D forces: decarbonization, decentralization, digitalization and democratization. Technology innovation at the grid edge is disrupting the industry, forcing policymakers and utility leaders to explore new regulatory frameworks, and to enable new business and operating models for more sustainable energy provisioning. Business model reinvention is gaining speed as utilities look beyond the traditional boundaries of their value chain and participate in the emerging ecosystems and market concepts, including the internet of energy. This track provides fact-based insight and actionable recommendations that will enable you to scale digital transformation and overcome the challenges they face.



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Panel: Future of Smart Assets - Things, Processes, IoT, Data, Maintenance and Intelligence


Monday 29 October | 12:00pm - 12:25pm
Presented by: Graham Rix - CIO, SA Water, Simon Moorfield - CIO, AGL Energy Ltd, Michael Ross - CIO, Pact Group

This panel discussion will explore the key challenges and opportunities facing CIOs and Senior IT executives in the Energy, Utilities and Resources Sectors. This discussion will offer reflections on leadership in digital era, transformation, talent management and incubating innovation.


Gartner Electric, Gas & Utilities Services Predicts:
  • By 2021, 20% of investor-owned electric utilities will choose to exit from competitive retail energy markets as a strategic response to digital disruption.
  • By 2022, 25% of utilities globally will use artificial-intelligence-augmented digital customer service agents to interact with customers' virtual personal assistants and home Internet of Things.
  • By 2022, 50% of peer-to-peer energy exchanges will use blockchain to manage microenergy transactions, promoting the growth of an energy-sharing economy.


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Hot Topics covered at Symposium will include:
  • Digital Transformation
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain


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