Wednesday 14 July, 2021
8:30am – 4:30pm
About the event
The adoption of data led decision making, smart analytics and innovative technologies are increasingly vital as UK water companies strive to achieve their ambition of zero pollution events by 2030.
This will be the focus of a zero pollutions conference on Wednesday 14 July, hosted by technology and innovation consultancy Isle Utilities and sponsored by the Environment Agency, Southern Water, Thames Water, Severn Trent, Wessex Water and United Utilities.
The conference features speakers from across the industry both nationally and internationally and provides an opportunity to share best practice on the most effective approaches to tackling pollution.
The event will look at how innovation and technological advances can help water utilities achieve their targets, including:
- Predictive maintenance, sensors, pumping stations, data analytics
- How to make the whole system more predictive
- Data and intelligence driving regulatory actions
- Data - smart waste
8:45 - Registration - IT run through & check
9:00 - Welcome - Ben Tam, Managing Director, Isle
9.35 SESSION 1 - DATA TODAY
Predictive Maintenance - Anna Boyles, Thames Water
Proactive Intervention - Richard Martin, Southern Water
Our EDM improvement approach - Erica Brown, United Utilities
11.00 SESSION 2 - PANEL DISCUSSION
Chair - Ben Tam, Isle
- What are the future expectations?
- How do we achieve Zero Pollutions?
- How do we fund this - where is the money coming from?
- Can we meet customer expectations?
13:30 SESSION 3 - DATA TOMORROW
How AI & smart systems can move us towards zero pollutions - Brian Moloney, Stormharvester
Chair - Chris Newton, Isle
15.00 Menti & Future Actions - Karyn Georges, Isle
- Operational grip - Emily Timmins, Severn Trent
- Will Shepherd, University of Sheffield
- Metropolitana Milanese
15.30 Closing Remarks