Technology, Innovation & Decarbonisation in the Energy Sectors

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Day One: Tuesday 6 December 2022
All timings in GMT


Welcome Speech
Adam Soroka, Managing Director, Cavendish Group International

09:00 Opening keynote

Panel 1: 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

“In Conversation”- With Shane McArdle, SVP Production, Kongsberg Digital


Panel 2: 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

Thought Leadership Presentation


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

Thought Leadership Presentation


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
15:20 Thought Leadership Presentation

Panel 5: 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


Day Two: Wednesday 7 December 2022

09:15 Introduction - Adam Soroka, Managing Director, Cavendish Group International

Panel 6: Investments into Electrification – Creating a Decarbonised Economy at Scale

  • Strengthening Policy and Regulatory Frameworks - A Spotlight on Stakeholder Engagement
  • Reducing Emissions from Offshore Installations – What Opportunities will be presented
  • The Challenges of Back up Power – How do we overcome Security of Power Supply and Platform Location
  • Scaling up Transmission systems and Grid Access – How to meet impending emissions reductions timelines
  • The Significance of Greenfield Electrification – Installing Simpler Designs and reducing the need for substantial and expensive modifications

Thought Leadership Presentation


Panel 7: Offshore Wind Technology and Oil and Gas – Redefining collaboration and Future Partnerships

  • Achieving Carbon Neutrality whilst dealing with escalating demand and Renewable Intermittency
  • How Innovation facilitates Convergence – The Emergence of Floating Wind as a Power source to Oil and Gas
  • The impact of Regulation and Cross sector Challenges – How to Leverage Synergies across the Supply Chain
  • Scaling Offshore Wind Technology – How Future Alliances with Operators will be set up versus Organic Growth
  • Understanding Transferrable Skills – Product Focus on Jackets and Substations

Thought Leadership Presentation


Panel 8: 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
13:35 Thought Leadership Presentation

Panel 9: Challenges and Collaborations on the Energy Transition Rollercoaster– How do we work towards Value Led Sustainability

  • Adapting to Changing Regulations and Legal Frameworks - Remaining Carbon Neutral and Profitable whilst Managing Shareholder Expectation
  • Balancing Conformity with Profitability – How Technology Enables Optimisation and Energy Transition
  • Collaborations with Utilities – What does the Future Hold?
  • The Evolving Perception and Role of Oil and Gas – Understanding and effectively Communicating the Complexity of the Energy Transition
  • How to Identify new Investment Opportunities – Spotlight on Transport Electrification and Biofuels
15:00 Close of conference