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Day 2 - Wednesday 15 March 2017
08:30

Registration And Refreshments

09:00

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Benjamin Rice, Operations Engineering Manager, Pattern Energy

Merging The Needs Of Security And Data Teams Compliance And The Supply Chain Shift 

09:15

How Security Impacts Analytics: A Guide From A-Z

  • How to get quick and secure data through co-operation

  • Logistical issues of transferable data

  • Dealing with multiple securities for different customers data

  • Merging the needs of security and data teams

  • How latest security measures will change the vendor/operator relationship

Jeff Wehner, Vice President – Operations, Duke Energy 

09:45

Panel session: The Changing Supply Chain: A Need To Rethink The Owner/Operator And OEM Relationship

Discussion on how security measures and have adjusted the supply chain

  • How have security requirements affected the Owner/OEM relationship?
  • Can technology and cloud storage make permissions and access easier
  • What will the landscape look like in the future?

Participants include: 

Ashok Naik, Operations, Siemens

Dushyant Tank, Reliability Engineer, Pattern Energy

10:30

Morning Refreshments And Networking Opportunity 

11:00

Live Interview: Strengthening The Relationship Between Data And Cyber Security

  • How to make the network secure

  • Choosing and designing the right infrastructure and security architecture

  • Security solutions for problem-solving

  • Reliability and data recovery

11:30

Feedback On GADS Reporting And Integration Solutions (Generating Availability Data Systems) 

  • Grid Integration Solutions and the active power support
  • The future of electrical systems for wind
  • Facility services available to owner operations 

To join this session please contact Dominic Coyne: dominic.coyne@haymarket.com

12:00

‘Spotlight On’ Panel Session With Audience Participation: In The Hot Seat With OEM’s On NERC Compliance


This session will involve an open audience forum from which the audience can submit/ask questions (via slido) to be put to a panel of OEMs. An independent chair will mediate each discussion for the best results

To join this session please contact Raihan Chowdhury :    raihan.chowdhury@haymarket.com

12:45

Lunch And Networking Opportunities 

Best Practices Of Sharing, Accessing Data And Storing Data    

13:45

Panel Session:  Accessing Data Given Ownership And Security Level Constraints

  • Why there is need for building a new relationship between suppliers and operators for smooth maintenance

  • How heightened security levels and issues over data security and ownership created a need for further integration
  • Working together in new and more secure ways to ensure each party gets what they need to perform their tasks
  • The challenge for OEM's in servicing their products in line with warranty agreements whilst dealing with their different customers and their varying levels of security.

Participants include: 

Jeff Wehner,  Vice President – Operations,  Duke Energy

David Korim,  Software Product Manager – Asset Performance, GE Renewables

14:30

Why Haven’t You Moved To The Cloud Yet?

  • Why it is better for storage and retrieval

  • How to meet security requirements with the cloud

  • How the cloud could alleviate customer concerns and OEMs from getting locked out of the network

  • Operating examples of cloud use in action

To join this session please contact  Raihan Chowdhury raihan.chowdhury@haymarket.com

15:00

Data Standardisation For Better Communication And Monitoring

  • Making the case for a global standard IEC6400-25

  • Where it is being utilised already and by who

  • What problems will this measure solve

  • Building the standardisation model without decreasing competition

To join this session please contact  Dominic Coyne : dominic.coyne@haymarket.com

15:30

Chair's Closing Remarks

Benjamin Rice , Operations Engineering Manager, Pattern Energy

15:45

Afternoon Refreshments And Extended Networking Opportunities 

16:15

End Of Forum