Technology, Innovation & Decarbonisation in the Energy Sectors

 * Subject to change

Thursday 23 May 2024
All timings in CST

08:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE & NETWORKING
08:45

Welcome Address from the event organiser
Adam Soroka, CEO, Cavendish

09:00 Chairman of Advisory Board Opening Remarks
Shane McArdle, CEO, Kongsberg Digital
09:05 OPENING KEYNOTE
09:20

PANEL 1: Creating Data Sharing Infrastructures and Effective Federations

  • Improving Reliability and availability of a plant – How innovation enhances reliability
  • Creating a common data model – myth or pathway to reality
  • Distinguishing a twin from conventional simulation – Enhancing bi-directional interaction by generative AI
  • Understanding end to end verification – How can AI support uncertainty quantification.
  • The challenges of unifying and contextualising data – Enhancing automation and connecting data sources
GENERATIVE AI, REALITY CAPTURE AND DIGITAL TWINS
10:10

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP PRESENTATION

10:30 DIGITAL TWIN TECH TALKS
Understanding The Relationship Between Generative AI and Digital Twin

  • The use of AI in developing practical ontologies and taxonomies
  • Utilisation of Generative AI to populate asset information.
  • Limitations and controls of Generative AI models
  • Advanced AI capabilities and Contextualised data
11:00

PANEL 2: Enterprise Best Practices in Applying AI – Enhancing the Capabilities of Digital Twins

  • The industrial field worker – Understanding Machine Learning, physics based and symbolic “rules based” simulation.
  • Responsible AI – Safeguarding AI in critical business operations
  • The evolution of Machine Learning and AI – Exploring new boundaries for a responsible AI strategy
  • Leveraging GPTchat – Measuring the impact in cyber security, data and IP leakage
  • Working with Augmented (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) – Integration of physics based, and data driven digital twin models.
11:45 MORNING REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING BREAK
DIGITAL TWIN AND LARGE LANGUAGE MODELS (LLM’S)
12:15

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP PRESENTATION

12:30

PANEL 3: The Role of Large Language models in Promoting Purposeful Digital Transformation

  • Open standards, skills and training – An insight into explainability and interpretability
  • Developing edge language models – Overcoming computational and memory constraints
  • Ethical and privacy considerations on using LLM – Understanding the implementation of transparent development practices
  • How do LLM’s empower a digital twin – Effectively generating data related to modelling
13:10 LUNCH & NETWORKING  
INTEGRATED VALUE CHAINS, DECARBONISATION AND DIGITAL TWIN INTEGRATION
14:30

PANEL 4: Supply Chain Optimisation – How the Shift in Global Energy Demand Has Impacted Current Business Models

  • Decarbonising the supply chain – Measuring and tracking the carbon footprint for customers, investors and regulators
  • Accelerating Supply Chain Resilience – Analysing Risk to Suppliers and assessing the Impact of Geopolitical Uncertainties and Rising Energy Costs
  • The Steps to Achieving Successful Value Chain Optimisation – The Advantages of the Integrated Asset Model
  • Defining Carbon Border Taxes – The Significance of measuring end to end supply chain emissions
COMPUTATIONAL POWER, 3D RENDERING AND INCORPORATION OF PHYSICS
15:10

PANEL 5: Understanding Best Practices in Applying AI for solving Real Business Use Cases

  • Enhancing safety and compliance with the help of AI – Leveraging new technologies for maintenance
  • Applying Generative AI and Large Language Models – How to prevent proprietary information from being leaked
  • AI in divergent and convergent thinking – How can AI support uncertainty quantification
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality – Introducing machine learning and AI into operational processes
15:55 AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING BREAK
REGULATION AND CONTROLS FOR GENERATIVE AI AND DIGITAL TWINS
16:25 THOUGHT LEADERSHIP PRESENTATION
16:45

PANEL 6: Sustaining Regulatory Compliance with Technology and AI

  • Overcoming Limitations – Laying the foundation for Cognitive AI
  • Questioning Generative AI through a digital twin – Assessing appropriacy and hallucinations
  • Limitations and controls – Understanding tokenisation for grounding generative AI
  • Exploring open-source AI - Connecting commercially available capabilities
17:15

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Accelerated Innovation through Blockchain

  • Ensuring Safe and Secure data with Blockchain
  • convergence, smart contracts and tokenisation through a digital twin
  • Blockchain and tracking emissions through the value chain
  • How does Blockchain provide greater assurance on supply chain management
  • Data Privacy, cyber security and the impact of blockchain
17:55 Close of conference
18:00 Drinks reception