Future Water Networks 2019 Programme

Thursday 7th November 2019
8:30am-9:30am Registration & Light Refreshments
9:30am SESSION 1
Chaired by Kirsty Ayres, Senior Engineer - WSP
9:40am Keynote Addresses:
Public Good Data Platform – an Option for the Water Sector?
Fabienne Deschamps, Chief Strategy & Product Management Officer - Data Comms Company
Future Networks = Future Skills
Mark Smith, Business Development Director - RPS
Q & A Session
10:30am-11:00am  Refreshments & Exhibition
11:00am SESSION 2
Chaired by Lisa McKenzie, Investment Manager - Veolia
Disruptive Innovation: the Lean Start-up approach
Rob Ryder, Technology Innovation & Data Labs Business Leader - Severn Trent
Pressure Management Optimisation – Squeezing the Last Drop!
Frank van der Kleij, Head of Asset Risk & Planning - Bristol Water
Lucy Pocock, Product Support Engineer - Optimatics
Reducing Leakage, Alternative Strategies - workshop outputs report
James Hargrave, Leakage Sensor Programme Lead- Anglian Water
Question time – Putting the industry under the spotlight
12:15pm-1:15pm  Lunch & Exhibition
1:15pm SESSION 3
Chaired by Kirsty Ayres, Senior Engineer - WSP
Benefits of Multi Parameter Monitoring
Phil Marsh, Technical Sales Manager - Technolog
Piotr Koziel - Yorkshire Water
Machine Learning Event Detection, Results & a Case Study
Cristina Munilla, Data Scientist - Artesia
Latest Thinking for Urban Drainage
Owen Carey, CIWEM Urban Drainage Group
Q & A Session
2:15pm-2.40pm  Refreshment Break
3:00pm Water Dragons - The Shape of Things to Come
Introduction to the heat - Paul Horton, CEO - Future Water Association
- Cascade Water Products – Aqua Gratis with SMART Meter
- DeepRoot Urban Solutions – Silva Cell: Modular Suspended Paving
- Hydrao – The World’s first Smart shower
- KaarbonTech – SMART Drainage Asset Management Software
- Panton McLeod – UGSI Mixers
- Rezatec Ltd – Water Pipeline Risk Assessment Solution
- Sanivar – Sanitube Pipeliner
- Vapar – Deep Learning for Visual Pipe Inspection Reviews
Comfort Break - Judges deliberations and audience vote count
5:30pmTrophy Presentations to Water Dragons winners and summary from Chair