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UTILITY Week 22nd January 2016

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utILIty WEEK | 22nd - 28th January 2016 | 13 Event pumping station Utility Week Live 2016 will showcase best practice and innovation in pumps. Practical sessions will run throughout the day at a dedicated display area and workshop, as well as ses- sions in the Water Theatre. Innovation Zone Organised in association with the Energy Innovation Centre, this popular feature will show- case the latest game-changing innovations and solutions for the gas and electricity industries from up and coming SMEs. It will also feature technical pitches and live product demonstrations given directly to the people that need them. streetworks Village Steetworks will be a major feature at Utility Week Live 2016, with an interactive Streetworks Village featuring a wide range of streetworks solution providers demonstrating their products and services on a patchwork of specially constructed streets. Future Water association 2016 Water Dragons The Future Water Association's popular Water Dragons event is coming to Utility Week live, providing the opportunity for companies to pitch their innovations to judging panels that will include high-level water company representatives. Drilling and tapping Utility Week Live is proud to host the Institute of Water's annual Drilling and Tapping Champion- ships. The trophy is fiercely con- tested by teams of experts from all the major water companies, with all heats and finals taking place on the show floor. The cur- rent holder is Anglian Water with a time of 2mins 16secs. Show features Ben Jeffs, chief executive, MOSL MOSL chief execu- tive Ben Jeffs will be appearing alongside Thames Water Com- mercial Services commercial director Graham Southall in a panel discussion on "Delivering a new market structure" in the Water Theatre. Nicci Russell, director, Ofwat Ofwat director Nicci Russell is speaking in the 'What is resil- ience?' session in the Water Theatre on day two. She will be joined by Waterwise manag- ing director Jacob Tompkins, Environ- ment Agency deputy director for water resources Trevor Bishop, and Exeter University professor of water engineering David Butler. Denise Massey, chief executive, Energy Innovation Centre Energy Innovation Centre chief executive Denise Massey will be speaking in the Gas Theatre on how utili- ties can create oppor- tunities to collaborate with innovative SMEs. She will also be chair- ing the energy tech- nology pitch session on day one. Chris Bielby, director, SGN and chairman, Gas Industry Safety Group The Gas Industry Safety Group chair, Chris Bielby, is chair- ing a seminar in the Gas Theatre which will explore the latest thinking in designing and communicating preventative interven- tions in the battle against carbon mon- oxide poisoning. Richard Postance, partner – utilities advisory, EY EY partner Richard Postance will be speaking in the Electricity Theatre seminar exploring the theme "From asset data to actionable insight". He will look at the challenges faced by utility com- panies in trying to make the most of the volume of data they are now receiving and how to interpret it to create benefits for the business and custom- ers. Gas Water Nick Winser, chairman, Energy Systems Catapult Energy Sys- tems Catapult chairman Nick Winser is delivering a keynote conference session on the future of energy systems. The session will look at energy systems and how they are likely to develop between 2016 and 2050. and show news utilityweeklive.co.uk INNOVATION ANALYTICS RESILIENCE SKILLS TOTEX CUSTOMERS STREAMS: For insights and show news visit utilityweeklive.co.uk DATA & ANALYTICS SKILLS CUSTOMERS INNOVATION RESILIENCE TOTEX

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