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Conference Agenda

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13:00 - 16:30
Social Events

Riverlife, Brisbane River

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
18:00 - 20:00
Welcome drinks & Registrations
Sofitel Brisbane
07:30 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:10
Summit Welcome
Alistair Wells, GE Grid Solutions
09:10 - 09:35
Keynote Speaker
Peter Price, Energy Queensland
09:35 - 10:00
Keynote Speaker
John Phillpotts, Energy Networks Australia
10:00 - 10:30
Keynote Speaker
Steven Martin, GE Power
10:30 - 11:00
Morning Tea
11:00 - 11:25
Grid Software Solutions Vision & Strategy
Jim Walsh, GE Grid Solutions
11:25 - 11:45
Digital Grid Imperatives
Tony Histon, Accenture
11:45 - 12:30
Industry Panel - Digital Disruption

Steven Martin, GE Power
Damien Sanford, AEMO
John Phillpotts, Energy Networks Australia
Phil Shepherd, Harmonic Analytics
Colette Munro, AECOM A&NZ

Moderator: Mark Sheppard, GE Digital, Asia Pacific
12:30 - 13:30
Buffet Lunch
13:30 - 13:50
GE's approach to Product Security
Matt Yourek, GE Grid Solutions
13:50 - 14:05
Wide Area Control for Grid Stability
Douglas Wilson, GE Grid Solutions
14:05 - 14:15
GE Industry Partnerships
Joseph Lawrence, Monash University
Fraser Young, GE Grid Solutions
14:15 - 15:00
Industry Panel - Energy Value Network Transformation

Rui Calheiros, Bitstew, A GE Digital Company
Tony Histon, Accenture
Belinda Kinkead, LO3 Energy
Kate O’Carroll, GreenSync
Peter Price, Energy Queensland

Moderator: Avnaesh Jayantilal, GE Grid Solutions
15:00 - 15:30
Afternoon Tea
15:30 - 16:15
Asset Management Business Update
Mike DiBlasi, GE
John Chisum, GE
Partner Meeting
Cynthia Tucker, GE
eterra Customer Highlights
PowerOn Customer Highlights
16:15 - 17:10
Smallworld Customer Highlights
Partner Meeting (cont)
Cynthia Tucker, GE
Transmission Strategy Session
Gennaro Castelli, GE
Ali Sadjadpour, GE Power
Distribution Strategy Session
Keith Grassi, GE
Dave Daly, GE
17:10 - 17:30
User Group Feedback Session
Partner Meeting (cont)
Cynthia Tucker, GE
e-terra User Group Feedback Session
PowerOn User Group Feedback Session
17:30 - 18:30
Exhibition & Networking
Exhibition area, Sofitel Brisbane
19:00 - 22:30
Food, drink & entertainment
The Brisbane Powerhouse
Sponsored by Onyx Services
08:30 - 09:30
Smallworld Core, Mobile and Utility Roadmaps
Mike DiBlasi, GE
John Chisum, GE
Fergus Mackie, GE

Key Note & Introduction
Steven Martin, GE Power

Introducing the Digital Theme for Today
MC David Sterling
e-terra Roadmap
Gennaro Castelli, GE
Ali Sadjadpour, GE
PowerOn Roadmap, Global Customer Update & Use Cases
Dave Daly, GE
Paul Westwater, GE
09:30 - 10:00
Achieving Standardisation via Electric Office
Simon Duggan, Horizon Power
TNB’s Grid of the Future in building the nation’s future
Fazilah Mat Yatim, TNB Malaysia
Common FEP, NMM & Auto Display Generation
Gennaro Castelli, GE
Ali Sadjadpour, GE
PowerOn Advantage v6.3 Demonstration
Dave Daly, GE
Paul Westwater, GE
10:00 - 10:30
Ensuring accuracy in location & measurement using digital twins to integrate with Smallworld
Matthew Croft, Geomatic Technologies
P.K Senthil Kumar, RedPlanet Consulting
DER & Digital Utility Evolution
Avnaesh Jayantilal, GE
3.2 Demo and Features
Gennaro Castelli, GE
Ali Sadjadpour, GE
Distributed Energy Resource Management
Ethan Boardman, GE
Avnaesh Jayantilal, GE
10:30 - 11:00
Morning Tea
11:00 - 11:30
Integrating GIS & field information
David Morgan, Jemena
Network Data Sharing: Enabling transformation of the electricity supply chain
William Tarlinton, Zeppelin Bend
Migration Workshop 2.6 - 3.2
Steven Lu, GE
Gennaro Castelli, GE
Distribution Power Flow at Orion Energy
Tim Slack, Orion
11:30 - 12:00
Implementing WMS into Smallworld GIS systems
Jan Pinos, Vector Ltd NZ
Using Machine Learning in Data Analytics
Rui Calheiro, GE Digital
Migration Workshop 2.6 - 3.2 (cont)
Steven Lu, GE
Gennaro Castelli, GE
Out With The Old... In With The New
John Campbell, Aurora Energy
12:00 - 12:30
SWEG @ TNB – InSync Made perfect
Syarifah Syahidatul Nur'ain, TNB Malaysia
G Ehanthalingam, Redplanet Solutions
APM & Analytics at Exelon
Dan Mooy, GE Grid
Anthony Faucette, GE Grid
e-terra Upgrades
Ken Pratt, PSC
Collaborative Control Operational Model for ADMS
Andrew Stamp, Yambay
12:30 - 13:30
Buffet Lunch
13:30 - 14:00
Network Viewer – Customisations & mobility extensions
Suresh Nanduru, United Energy & Multinet Gas
Predix - the Operating System for Industrial Utility data
Nathan Formby, GE Digital
e-terra Security Roadmap / Secure DNP3
Matt Yourek, GE
APRS at Powercor
Kevin McKenzie, CitiPower/Powercor
14:00 - 14:30
Geospatial AnalysisUse Cases
Joery Korobejnik, Spatial Eye
Distribution Transformer Operational Analytics
Nick McDonald, Energex
Grid IQ Insight for Transmission
John Sell, GE
PowerOn Security Roadmap / Common FEP
Matt Yourek, GE
14:30 - 15:00
Usage of a Spatial Business Capability Model to communicate to technical capability
Nathan Regan, Water Corporation
Trevor Philpot, GE Digital
Impact of DER on Transmission & Markets
Avnaesh Jayantilal, GE
Grid IQ Insight
John Sell, GE
15:00 - 15:30
Afternoon Tea
15:30 - 16:00
EO-PNI Symbiosis
Amirah Abdul Ghani, TNB
G Ehanthalingam, Redplanet
Grid Asset Performance Management
Anthony Faucette, GE Digital
AEMO VAR Dispatch
Steve Borozky, AEMO
AMS / MDS Integration to PowerOn
Mitch Bradley, Energex
16:00 - 16:30
GIS Integration at Blacktown City Council (BCC)
Steve Cosgrove, GEIS
Measure and Improve Data Quality: The Benefits and Analytics Opportunities
Lisa Chen, Harmonic Analytics
Innovations in Wide Area Monitoring and Control
Douglas Wilson, GE
WAMS for Distribution Networks
Douglas Wilson, GE
16:30 - 17:00
Essential Energy 5.1 Upgrade
Michael Pelley, Essential Energy
How digitising the real world is changing assets & infrastructure management
Matthew Croft, Geomatic Technologies"
National Market for Instantaneous Reserves (NMIR)
Phil Yao, Transpower
The Importance of Data
David Crawford, AusNet Services
17:00 - 17:15
Smallworld User Group Wrap Up
Digital Utility Stream Wrap Up
e-terra User Group Wrap Up
PowerOn User Group Wrap Up
18:30 - 22:30
Gala Dinner
Queensland Gallery of Art
Sponsored by PSC Consulting
Common Session
Smallworld Stream
Digital Utility Stream
e-terra Tech Stream
PowerOn Tech Stream
09:30 - 10:00
GIS SofTech Training: Mobile Enterprise Config Overview + SW5.1.3 New Features
Ashley Paice, GE
Eiko Natsume, GE
Mohamed Hussien, GE
NERC CIP Security Workshop
Matt Yourek, GE
Market Operator Control Room & Customer Visit
AEMO Control Room, Brisbane
PowerOn ADMS Training: PowerOn Advantage & APRS Configuration
Martin Crumley, GE
Paul Westwater, GE
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch (training locations only)
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