SGTech Europe 2017 – Smart Grid Technical Forum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

SGTech Europe 2017 – Smart Grid Technical Forum, 28th to 30th March 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands

SGTech Europe 2017 is the annual implementation-focused smart grid technical conference in Europe, with focused tracks on Smart Substations, Next Generation SCADA, and Packet Telecoms.

Registration is now live for the 2nd annual SGTech Europe 2017 conference, exhibition and networking forum. To secure your place at the Early Bird rate saving you €200 on delegate places and €500 on exhibitor spaces, visit the registration page of the event website before Friday 24th February 2017.
Additionally, to take advantage of our Group Booking discount of 10% for 3 delegates, 15% for 4 delegates, and 20% for 5+ delegates, contact us today to arrange.
“The smart grid market is estimated to grow from USD 19.77 Billion in 2016 to USD 65.42 Billion by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 27.0% during 2016–2021.” MarketsandMarkets 2016
Yet with smart utility budgets under increased pressure it has never been more crucial that you maximise your return on smart grid investment. At SGTech Europe 2017 you will get the opportunity to hear from 40+ utility case studies and network with 250+ smart grid technical professionals, providing you with the perfect platform on which to benchmark your implementation and operation plans and fine-tune your future roadmap to ensure lasting smart utility success.

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Sponsored by: Phoenix Forums

Programme Format:

Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th March 2017
Strategic Plenary Sessions:
IT, OT and Telecom Convergence to Deliver the Smart Grid

Technical Case-Study Programme:
Track 1: Smart Substations
Track 2: Next Generation SCADA
Track 3: Packet Telecoms

Thursday 30th March 2017
3 Parallel Technical Workshops
IEC 61850
CIM Model

Confirmed Speakers:

Peter Herman, CTO – Stedin
Robin Hagemans, Manager Analytics, Innovations and Livinglabs – Alliander
Aurélio Blanquet, Director of Automation – EDP Distribuição
Anders Johnsson, Power System Specialist – Vattenfall Eldistribution
Ott Antsmaa, Distributed Energy Manager – Elektrilevi OÜ
Cristina Fundulea, Project Engineer, Transmission Operations Technical Support – SP Energy Networks
Bengt Almgren, Head of Regional Networks – Ellevio
Benoit de Neuville, Senior Grid Expert – Sibelga
Thierry Coste, Project Manager and Research Engineer – EDF R&D
Séamus Keena, Electrical Engineer – ESBI
Ronan Durkin, Electrical Engineer – ESBI
Ernst Wierenga, Technologist, Protection, Control and Telecommunication – TenneT
Boris Avramovi, Head of Secondary Systems – HOPS
Ranko Stojakovic, Head of Grid Operations – Stedin
Anne van der Molen, Expert Asset Management, Grid Strategy – Stedin
Frank Bodewes, Telecom Consultant – Enexis
Philip Westbroek, Advisor Telecommunications and ICT Security – Enexis
Carlos Montes Portela, OT Security Officer – Enexis
Sönke Loitz, Team Manager Protection and Control – Netze BW
Marko Kruithof, Manager of Sustainability and Renewables – Stedin
Michel Acacia, Senior Expert, ICT and Secondary Systems – Elia
Walter Schaffer, Head of Electrical Grids and Smart Grids Program Manager – Salzburg Netz
Jan Vorrink, Manager National Control Centre, Systems Operations – TenneT
Ana Kekelj, Head of Process Control Department – HOPS
Birkir Heimisson, Power System Engineer and System Operator – Landsnet hf
Antti-Juhani Nikkilä, Advisor, Power System – Fingrid
Erwin Kooi, Information Security Architect – Alliander
Auke Huisman, Programme Director, Smart Grid Solutions – Joulz
Jürgen Tusch, Head of Telecoms – Innogy
Oleg Gulich, Smart Grid Project Manager – Caruna
Cyrille Gerard, Project Manager and Telecom Expert – EDF
Sergio Ramos Pinto, Head of Telecoms – EDP Distribuição
Marco Leenen, Security Officer – Utility Connect
Ed van der Pijl, Enterprise Architect – Stedin
Frank Visser, Telecommunications Architect – Alliander
Børre Jensen, Manager of Network Department – BKK Fibre
Erik Moll, Telecom Policy Advisor – Utility Connect

Testimonials from SGTech Europe 2015
“An enjoyable conference providing a very good overview of the state of the art SCADA technology and solutions as well as addressing questions that really matter, like SCADA security. Therefore, the visit was a very good investment.”
Walter Schaffer, Head of Electrical Grids and Smart Grids Program Manager – Salzburg Netz

“Excellent forum to meet peers from the DSO scene in Europe for the exchange of ideas, experiences and best practices in the field of telecommunications for power distribution grids.”
Jürgen Tusch, Head of Telecoms – RWE

“A great opportunity to meet utilities from all over Europe, and to hear about their plans to upgrade their networks to support packet based services. It was interesting to see different migration strategies and how utilities adapted to that. The conference was very well organized. Exactly according to plan. High quality presentations which fully covered the different challenges in the industry.”
Børre Jensen, Manager of Network Department – BKK Fibre

“It was a great conference since the most relevant and challenging areas for many energy utilities were thoroughly addressed. We came home with great insights!”
Nuno Medeiros, ICS and Smart Grids Security Officer – EDP Distribuição

“Great opportunity to share views and get in touch with what´s going on in the world of Substation Automation.”
Jose Manuel Roca Veleiro, Head of Department Estudios Protecciones y Telecontrol – Gas Natural Fenosa
“A conference showing relevant topics through good presentations, with plenty of possibilities for networking with peers from organizations dealing with similar challenges.”
Carlos Montes Portela, IT Architect, Smart Grids – Enexis

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“Participating in SGTech Europe 2015 has been very fruitful and interesting because I had the opportunity to exchange our thoughts and challenges with many different colleagues. I consider this event a powerful platform to share knowledge and find different approaches and solutions to our concerns.”
Javier Figuera Pozuelo, Engineer – Red Electrica Espana

“SGTech Europe 2015 was an outstanding platform for utilities and vendors to exchange experience and case studies in different domains.”
Tõnis Tajur, Leading Specialist – Elektrilevi OÜ

Register today!

To find out how you can participate as a Delegate, Exhibitor or Sponsor:

Call: +44 (0)20 8349 6360

We look forward to welcoming you to the event in March 2017!

PS: Early Bird Rate! Save up to €200 on Delegate places and €500 on Exhibitor spaces by booking your place before Friday 24th February 2017!

PPS: Group Booking Discounts! Save 10% on 3 delegates, 15% on 4 delegates, 20% on 5+ delegates – All delegates must be from the same organisation and booked at the same time – Call us on +44 (0)20 8349 6360 to arrange!