Technology, Innovation & Decarbonisation in the Energy Sectors

 * Subject to change

Tuesday 6 December 2022
All timings in GMT


Welcome Speech
Adam Soroka, Managing Director, Cavendish Group International

09:00 Opening keynote
Gabrielle Gauthey, SVP, European Public Affairs & High Representative of the Chairman and Executive Officer to the European Institutions, TotalEnergies

Panel 1: Hydrogen and Carbon Capture – Redefining collaboration and Future Partnerships within Oil and Gas

  • Developing high capacity, long duration Hydrogen Storage in the age of energy transition – The perils and pitfalls
  • Understanding the Future of Carbon Capture and Carbon Tax – The impact of Policy and Regulation
  • How can digitalisation and innovation improve energy efficiency through CCUS
  • The impact of Regulation and Cross sector Challenges – How to Leverage Synergies across the Supply Chain
  • Investments into CCUS – An insight into Economies of Scale
  • What next for Electrolyser technology – the next level for hydrogen technology deployment
  • Understanding Circular Economic Models – which renewable form will come out on top?

“In Conversation”- with Kongsberg Digital

10:40 Fireside Chat – Negative Emissions technologies & the reason why we are in a Parallel Path with them and other Decarbonisation Initiatives with Federico Giannangeli, Director of Reggane Asset, Repsol

Panel 2: Energy Transition and The Digital Twin – Building the Decarbonised Operator of the Future

  • Creating a Roadmap for Asset Sustainability – Implementing Proactive Modelling
  • Technology and Carbon Offsets – How to implement Sustainable practices around plant data
  • Understanding role of an Open Twin Platform – Capturing emission sources and unlocking opportunities
  • Innovation and Regulations – Setting a Universal Standards System and Facilitating Shared Ontology
  • Carbon Tracking, Transparency and Verification – A focus on Value Chain Optimisation and ESG Reporting
11:50 Presentation: ZynQ 360: How to develop a digital twin that works for your entire enterprise?
Brian Milne, Founder & Technical Director and Austa McKendrick, Global Sales Manager, ZynQ 360

Fireside Chat – with Torbjorg Klara Fossum, VP Global CCS Solutions, MMP Low Carbon Solutions, Equinor

12:25 Fireside Chat with Myrtle Dawes, Net Zero Solutions Director, Net Zero Technology Centre

Panel 3: Brown, Grey, Green or Blue? – Measuring the Environmental impact, Efficiency and Scalability of the Hydrogen Value Chain

  • How AI and Machine Learning facilitate Energy Transition – An insight into Energy Forecasting and Intelligent Distribution
  • Understanding Existing Infrastructure and location – Repurposing Versus Creating new Hydrogen Networks
  • The Impact of Digitalisation on Planning and Energy Delivery – Managing the integration of data Interoperability, Digital Settlement and Blockchain
  • The Challenges of Hydrogen – An Insight into Carbon Capture and Economies of Scale
  • The Future of Blue and Green Scalability – How Policy Development will impact Clean Hydrogen Technologies European

Presentation: Intelligent Energy – Engineering & Operations Synergy in support of a Low Carbon Future
Russell Herbert, Industry Principal, Oil, Gas & Energy, AVEVA


“Digital Twin Tech talks” – Future Experts on Data and Decarbonisation

Hari Ramani, General Manager, Digital Innovation, P & T Technology, Shell
Shane McArdle, CEO, Kongsberg Digital
Seth Taylor, Smart Facilities Manager, Chevron


Panel 4: Understanding Environmental and Social Governance – Developing a Sustainable ESG Strategy to support Current Policy Requirements

  • Governance, Incentivisation and Policy – Promoting Standardisation and Forming an effective ESG Criteria for Investors
  • Implementing Policies and Procedures – Meeting Sustainability Obligations and measuring the impact on capital investment
  • The Role of Technology and ESG – An Insight into Real Time Data, AI and the Connected worker
  • Distinguishing between Qualitative and Quantitative ESG Metrics – A focus on Business Circularity, Biodiversity and Waste Management
  • Aligning Economic and Environmental Practices – How to Reduce Open Ended Data Points
16:00 Thought Leadership Presentation - Ansys
16:20 Panel 5 – Carbon Capture Usage and Storage – Collaborations in Progress and the Future of Clean Energy

  • Understanding Geological Formations and Effective Locations - Analysing the Revolutionary Integration of Biomass
  • Technology Innovation at Scale – How Digital Technologies contribute to the progression of CCUS
  • The Key to a Low Carbon Future – Assessing Investments, Scalability and Collaboration Models
  • Policy and Regulation – How Government and Industry Collaboration will be the key to Sustainability and Continuation of Carbon Capture
  • “Opportunity Cost” – The steps required to make Carbon Capture more economical

Panel 6: Understanding the Pathways to Decarbonisation for the Upstream Sector – Digitalisation and The Significance of a data driven eco system to facilitate Energy Transition

  • Enabling Appropriate Action Through Real Time Data Modelling – How to Close Maturity Gaps
  • Establishing a Common Platform for Transformation – Utilising Legacy data to Drive Energy Transition
  • How to successfully Integrate Data into Proprietary Systems – Enhancing decision making through end-to-end workflows
  • The Future of Data – AI Enabled Business Intelligence and Beyond
  • Improving Asset Efficiency and Reducing Energy Consumption – How to Implement Data Insights through the Design and Engineering Phase
18:40 Thought Leadership Presentation

Panel 7: Monitoring Scope 3 Emissions – Understanding the Impact through the Entire Value Chain

  • Understanding Value Chain Emissions – Prioritising a Decarbonisation Agenda and Supplier Collaboration
  • Identifying Sustainability Performance in the Supply Chain – Understanding Carbon Accounting
  • How to encourage Energy Efficiency – A focus on Footprint measurements and Performance
  • Incorporating Digital and Mobile Technologies – Cloud Computing, 4G Mobile Networks and the Greater Significance of Data
  • Exploring Mobility and Sustainable Transportation – Measuring the Impact of NGV, LNG and Biofuels