Exploring opportunities for digitalisation


Day 2 - Tuesday 30 April 2019
08:30

Registration & Morning Refreshments

09:00

Chair's Welcome & Opening Remarks

Thomas Pump, Head of Asset Information Systems, E.On

09:15

Panel Discussion: Should Building Digital Infrastructure be Taken In-House or Outsourced?

  • How to recruit and retain in-house digital specialists
  • Developing digital solutions specific to the requirements of wind farms
  • How to utlise contractors to bring in new technology and knowledge
  • Recognising when to bring in outsourced talent to provide expertise to the team

Andrea Perduca, CEO, Renvico

Michele Scapolo, Technical Specialists Operations Manager, Vector Cuatro

09:45

Successfully Managing Your Digitalisation Team for Delivery of Projects to Reduce OPEX

  • Ensuring employees with the right skills are working on the right project
  • Keeping new technology accessible to the userbase with cross-departmental communication
  • Maintaining motiviation within teams and throughout the company during long-terms projects to ensure efficient implementation

Nenad Keseric, Digitalisation Lead, Equinor

10:30

Networking Break & Morning Refreshments

11:15

World Cafe: Developing Analytical Skills and Digital Literacy Across all Levels of the Workforce for More Informed Decision-Making

Participants will be invited to sit at different roundtables, each with a topic on a piece of paper for delegates to engage with in an open and honest discussion. After twenty minutes, each member of the table will move to a different table, leaving behind key points from their discussion on the piece of paper to launch new discussions.

  • How to measure the baseline digital literacy accross departments prior to running a new project

  • How to organise education within the company to communicate fundamentals of information technology
  • Tips for jargon-busting and ensuring correct terminology to ensure better communication across departments
  • Committing to continued learning and development to understand the specifics of digital projects
12:00

Using Blockchain for Global, Real-Time Demonstration of Renewable Origin of Energy

  • Delineating green energy on the grid from aggregated energy from non-renewable sources
  • Addressing concerns from corporate PPA partners regarding origin of energy supplied via the grid
  • How can regulation catch up with innovation? Engaging with regulatory bodies to ensure that demonstration of renewable origin of energy does not conflict with certification of green energy

Belen Linares, R&D and Innovation Director, Acciona Energias

12:30

Networking Lunch

13:45

Case study: Using Real-World Data Fed into Digital Twins of Wind Turbines to Optimise O&M and Downtime Planning

  • Analysing big data from turbine SCADA to build a digital twin
  • How close a digital twin turbine can get to measuring and predicting real-world conditions
  • Planning downtime for maintenance and repair based on digital twin data

Daniel Averbuch, Program Manager, IFP Energies Novuelles

14.15

Case Study: Offshore Wind Data Pilot Programme: Kickstarting Innovation Through Data

Recognising industry-wide struggles with management of big data

Understanding range of limitations companies face when starting data pilot projects

Results of implementing data pilots and proof-of-concept projects across the offshore wind industry - where can the industry go next?

Dr. Conaill Soraghan, Data and Digitalisation Team Leader, ORE Catapult

14:45

Closing Keynote: Implementing Digitalisation Beyond Pilot Projects

The benefits of the proliferation of pilot projects for building confidence in a given technology

Identifying the evidence needed to roll out technology across a fleet

Becoming a leader in digitalisation without taking uneccessarily risks with high CAPEX projects

Thomas Pump, Head of Asset Information Systems, E.On

15:15

Close of Conference

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