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Conference Agenda

Conference Agenda Day One - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

08:00
Registration and Welcome Refreshments
 
 
09:00
Conference Opening Performance
 
 
09:10
Chairpersons’ Welcome and Opening Remarks

Henry Bailey, SAP
Ken Evans, SAP

 
 
09:20
Energy in Portugal: A Strategy and Its Challenges

Jorge Seguro Sanches, Portuguese Secretary of State of Energy

 
09:35
Powering the Next Generation with SAP Solutions

Peter Maier, SAP
José Gonçalves, Accenture (short address)

 
10:20
Industry Leadership Panel - Energy Digital Transformation: Disruptive or Progressive? Are we Ready to Change and who Stands to Benefit?

Hosted by: Maher Chebbo, SAP
Expert Panelists: Peter Maier, SAP / João Torres, EDP / Yaser Al-Jughaiman, SASREF / Sean Maritz, ESKOM

 
11:00
Morning Refreshment Break and Browse Shared Exhibition
 
 
Join us in the Exhibition Area for SAP and Partner Microforums and Demos

For more details on our SAP and partner microforum and demo schedule, please click here

 
 
11:45
Welcome from the Utilities Industry Chairman

James McClelland, SAP

 
 
12:00
Transforming EDP into a Digital Utility

Antonio Martins da Costa, EDP

 
12:30
The Digital Utility Roadmap for Powering the Next Generation

Henry Bailey, SAP

 
13:00
Networking Lunch and Browse Shared Exhibition
 
 
Join us in the Exhibition Area for SAP and Partner Microforums and Demos

For more details on our SAP and partner microforum and demo schedule, please click here

 
 
Track 1: Customer Engagement

Hosted by Claire Volkwyn, Metering International

Track 2: Digital Asset Management

Hosted by Ralph Kühne, SAP

Track 3: Business Innovation Track (Exhibition)

Hosted by Divya Struebing, SAP

Track 4: SAP Innovation Track (Exhibition)

Hosted by Thomas Cook, T.A. Cook Conferences

 
14:45
SAP Software as Multi-Channel Foundation for Improved Customer Engagement at Contact Energy

Hanno Schupp, Contact Energy

How Alliander is Industrializing Asset Data Creation and Driving Best-Practice EAM Operations

Reinier van Doorn, Alliander
Michael Jordan, Utopia

A Multidimensional Reporting System on S/4HANA Finance

Ting Wang, State Grid Jiangsu Electric Power Company

Marc Astor, SAP

Interactive Forum Led by SAP: The Journey to SAP S/4HANA

Axel Memminger, SAP
Benjamin Beberness, Snohomish County PUD

 
 
15:15
Leading IT in Utilities and Ensuring 360 Degree Customer Engagement Despite Disruptive Times

Luciano Caroti, ACEA

JUMP - Digital Transformation at EDP DSO (PT)

Joaquim Teixeira, EDP
Cristóvão Mateus, EDP

SAP S/4HANA and SAP HANA® as the Foundation for an Integrated Digital Business

Inge Opreel, Farys

Interactive Forum Led by SAP: Cloud for Energy

Holger Schweinfurth, SAP
Judith Caball, Jemena

 
15:45
Meet the Experts

Following  the completion of the tracks, join us in the meet the experts zone, where speakers will be on hand for further discussion and Q&A into the break

 
 
16:00
Afternoon Refreshment Break and Browse Shared Exhibition
 
 
Join us in the Exhibition Area for SAP and Partner Microforums and Demos

For more details on our SAP and partner microforum and demo schedule, please click here

 
 
Track 1: Customer Engagement (Continued)

Hosted by Claire Volkwyn, Metering International

Track 2: Internet of Things (IoT)

Hosted by Ralph Kühne, SAP

Track 3: Business Innovation Track (Exhibition)

Hosted by Divya Struebing, SAP

Track 4: SAP Innovation Track (Exhibition)

Hosted by Thomas Cook, T.A. Cook Conferences

 
16:30
Holistic Customer Experience Management: A Co-innovation Project Between SAP and Energie AG

Franz Fischer, Energie AG
Dr. Christine Grimm, SAP

The New Era of Meter Data Management

Markus Bechmann, SAP 

Lars-Lee Potreck, Siemens

Collaborate to Reduce Costs and Increase Reliability with SAP Asset Intelligence Network

Albere Cohen, United Energy

Interactive Forum Led by SAP: How Water Utilities Benefit from the Latest SAP Solutions

Holger Schweinfurth, SAP

Rory Shaffer, SAP

 
 
17:00
How Revenue Intelligence is Helping Utilities Companies to Detect Meter Fraud and Reduce Electricity, Water, and Gas Theft

Inés Helena Velez Perez, EPM (via video)

Rui Mano, CHOICE Technologies

Optimizing the Asset Life-Cycle with Predictive Maintenance

Anil Parekh, Accenture

Gero Bieser, SAP 

Real-Time Customer Service Reporting with SAP HANA Smart Data Integration Software and SAP BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence Solutions

Stefan Lysenko, E.ON Business Services 
Florian Schlüfter, Natuvion GmbH 

Interactive Forum Led by SAP: Enterprise Mobility for the Utilities Industry

Miquel Carbo, SAP

Tiago Azevedo, REN

 
17:30
Meet the Experts

Following  the completion of the tracks, join us in the meet the experts zone, where speakers will be on hand for further discussion and Q&A into the break

 
 
17:40
Business Transformation Panel: Utilities 4.0 – Business Transformation for the Next Generation Utility

Hosted by: Stefan Engelhardt, SAP
Expert Panelists: Phil Crannage, Centrica / Hanno Schupp, Contact Energy / Andreas Lamken, RWE Generation SE

 
18:10
Close of Day One
 
 
18:30
Depart for the Evening Event