Agenda

 
10:00 - 10:45 Inauguration
10:45 - 11:00 Tea/ Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00 Plenary session - Market Enablers
Changing consumer demands and expectations, evolving business models and upcoming players are expected to transform the utilities entirely. This session discusses the changing canvas of the Utilities.
11:00 - 11:10 Keynote Address
11:10 - 12:10 Presentations by Speakers
12:10 - 12:40 Panel discussions moderated by Knowledge Partner
12:40 - 13:00 Q&A with audience
13.00 – 13.30 WUS 2020 Delegates Group Photo
13:30 – 14:30 Networking Lunch
14:30 – 16:00 Plenary session – Revenue Security
With availability of the multiple options for consumers to meet their demand and increase of prosumers, revenue of the Utilities are under threat. This session discusses the trends in revenues, future threats and mitigation strategies.
14:30 – 14:40 Keynote Address
14:40 – 15:20 Presentations by Speakers
15:20 – 15:40 Panel discussions moderated by Knowledge Partner
15:40 – 16:00 Q&A with audience
16.00 – 16.30 Tea/ Coffee Break
16.30 – 18.00 Plenary session – Grid Transformation - Renewables and Electric Vehicles
Increasing penetration of existing technologies like renewables and upcoming technologies like electric vehicles requires changing the way grids are being operated. This session discusses impact of these technologies on the grid and required changes in the operations.
16:30 – 16:40 Keynote Address
16:40 – 17:20 Presentations by Speakers
17:20 – 17:40 Panel discussions moderated by Knowledge Partner
17:40 – 18:00 Q&A with audience
18:00 - 19:00 Breakout and Networking
19:00 - 22:00 Gala Dinner
10:00 – 11.30 Plenary session – Enabling Technologies - Digitalization & Cyber security
Digitalization will generate substantial amount of data and connect all assets & operations allowing higher efficiency. While digitalizing the grids, cyber security need to be enhanced to reduce systemic risks. This session discusses trends in digitalization, threats from cyber-attacks and way forward.
10:00 – 10:10 Keynote Address
10:10 – 10:50 Presentations by Speakers
10:50 – 11:10 Panel discussions moderated by Knowledge Partner
11:10 – 11:30 Q&A with audience
11:30 - 12:00 Tea/ Coffee Break
12:00 – 13.30 Plenary session – Policy & Standards
With rapidly changing landscape of the Utilities, new approach need to be taken by the policymakers. This session will discuss the view of policymakers on the evolving landscape, recent trends and key considerations for future policymaking.
12:00 – 12:10 Keynote Address
12:10 – 12:50 Presentations by Speakers
12:50 – 13:10 Panel discussions moderated by Knowledge Partner
13:10 – 13:30 Q&A with audience
13:30 - 14:30 Networking Lunch
14:30 - 16:00 Keynote and Plenary session – Energy Storage
16:00 - 17:00 Valedictory Session
17:00 - 18:00 Tea/ Coffee and Networking
 
 

*This is tentative agenda and subject to further changes.