WWEM 2022 - SWAN Forum

Register at WWEM 2022

Day 1 - 12th October, 2022, 2:00 - 3:30 PM / WWEM Digital Theatre

Time SWAN Digital Zone Session
2:00 - 3:30
  1. Partnering for resilient holistic smart water systems, Bernard McWeeney, Global Sales Director - Aquasuite (Royal HaskoningDHV)
  2. The application of analytics in water network digital twins enabling holistic water,Ryan Pearson, Regional Sales Manager, Aftermarket & Digital, Western Europe (Grundfos)
  3. The digitisation of denitrification events in chloraminated water supplies, John McGrath, Sales Director (Aquamonitrix)
  4. Innovative technologies: Helping to mitigate pollution caused by wastewater spills, Tim O’Brien, CEO (Metasphere)
  5. The art of digital transformation for Wastewater Treatment Plants, Sathish Sundarakumar, AI Solutions Architect (Autodesk)

Day 2 - 13th October, 2022, 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM / Beckbery Suite, Breakout Room

The SWAN Workshop at WWEM 2022 will focus on “Driving a Smart, Resilient Water Future in the UK” will take place Oct. 13th from 10:00-2:30 pm. Join us for two expert panels focused on adapting to the realities of climate change and predicting the unpredictable through AI and machine learning. We will then feature a lunch, networking break followed by utility-led, interactive roundtables and recap session.

Time SWAN Workshop: “Driving a Smart, Resilient Water Future in the UK”
10:00 - 10:10 Session Opening by Matt Kirk, Head of Optimisation (Anglian Water)
10:10 - 11:00 Adapting to the Realities of Climate Change
Moderator: Mark Shepherd, Senior Advisor: Integrated Water Solutions (GWF)
  • Bojana Jankovic-Nisic, Chief of Strategy (Optimatics)
  • David Reynolds, Senior Scientific Officer (Badge Meter)
  • Ipek Temizel, Industry Manager & Phil Waterworth, Project Engineer - Digital Technology Specialist (Endress+Hauser Ltd)
11:00 - 12:00 Predicting the Unpredictable through AI and Machine Learning
Moderator: Shayna Ramboz, Chief Operating Officer (SWAN Forum)
  • Ryan Pearson, Regional Sales Manager, Aftermarket & Digital, Western Europe (Grundfos)
  • Henrik Arleving, IIoT Innovation Architect (HMS)
  • Niels Tiemessen, Product Expert & Business Development Manager (Royal HaskoningDHV)
Lunch (12:00 - 13:00)
13:00 - 14:00 Utility-Led Interactive Roundtables
  • How does smart help your best business case for PR24? Led by Dale Walker, Head of OT (Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water)
  • Maximising asset life through condition-based monitoring Led by Alex Bailey, Smart Asset and Operations Manager (Anglian Water)
  • A discussion with Safe Smart Systems, an Ofwat innovation fund project: How can the introduction of automation and AI go wrong when working with our people? Led by Fionn Boyle, Strategic Innovation & Shop Window Lead (Anglian Water)
14:00 - 14:20 Roundtable Recap by Table Representatives
14:20 - 14:30 Session Summary by Matt Kirk, Head of Optimisation (Anglian Water)

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Supporting Partners and Associations

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