ESMIG 10 Year Anniversary Conference

Monday, 4 June, 2018



10:00 – 13:00 Best practices for a successful smart technology roll-out - Lessons learnt and recommendations from first movers

Introduction from Maher Chebbo, ESMIG President and Chief Business Innovation Officer for Digital Energy at General Electric


  • Audrey Gallacher, Energy UK - UK’s experience with smart meters
  • Janine Rumph, Netbeheer Netherlands - The smart meter roll out in the Netherlands
  • Mait Rahi, Elektrilevi Estonia - The smart metering program in Elektrilevi
  • Carl Lidholm, Tieto - Smart meters in Finland, lessons learned from the land of thousand lakes
          Panel discussion, moderated by Maher Chebbo, GE

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 17:00 How will Europe’s energy system evolve in the next 10 years, what are conditions to make this happen and what is the role of new technology?

  • John Harris, ESMIG Vice-President and VP Head Governmental Affairs & Public Relations at Landis + Gyr - ESMIG’s Vision for the next 10 years
  • Howard Porter, BEAMA - Electrification by design
  • Manuel Sanchez-Jimenez, European Commission - What new technologies should bring to the energy market
  • Monika de Volder, BEUC - Digitalisation and decentralisation of energy markets – the consumer perspective
  • Nick Beglinger, CleanTech21 - How distributed ledgers (aka ‘Blockchain’), IoT & AI will disrupt energy provision, turning it upside-down
Panel discussion, moderated by Frances Williamson, Chameleon

17:00 – 18:00 Reception

Registration is free but the number of participants is limited - reserve your seat now by filling in the registration form below.


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