Event October 12-13, 2022

WWEM 2022: SWAN Workshop & Digital Zone Session

View the presentations and roundtable recaps below.

Theme: “Driving a Smart, Resilient Water Future in the UK”

Venue: WWEM in Telford, UK

Key Topics: Climate Change, AI/Machine Learning

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SWAN Digital Zone

Partnering for resilient holistic smart water systems
Bernard McWeeney, Global Sales Director – Aquasuite (Royal HaskoningDHV)

The application of analytics in water network digital twins enabling holistic water
Ryan Pearson, Regional Sales Manager, Aftermarket & Digital, Western Europe (Grundfos)

The digitisation of denitrification events in chloraminated water supplies
John McGrath, Sales Director (Aquamonitrix)

Innovative technologies: Helping to mitigate pollution caused by wastewater spills
Tim O’Brien, CEO (Metasphere)

The art of digital transformation for Wastewater Treatment Plants
Sathish Sundarakumar, AI Solutions Architect (Autodesk)

SWAN Workshop

Session Opening
Matt Kirk, Head of Optimisation (Anglian Water Services)

Keynote: Three Impacts of Climate Change on Infrastructure Performance
Dr. Timothy Farwell, Director (MapleSky)

Panel: Adapting to the Realities of Climate Change
Moderator: Mark Shepherd, Senior Advisor: Integrated Water Solutions (GWF)

  • Dave Reynolds, Senior Scientific Officer (ATi/Badger Meter)
  • Bojana Jankovic-Nisic, Chief of Strategy (Optimatics)
  • Ipek Temizel, Industry Manager & Phil Waterworth, Project Engineer – Digital Technology Specialist (Endress+Hauser Ltd)

Panel: Predicting the Unpredictable through AI and Machine Learning
Moderator: Shayna Ramboz, Chief Operating Officer (SWAN Forum)

  • Henrik Arleving, IIoT Innovation Architect (HMS)
  • Ryan Pearson, Regional Sales Manager, Aftermarket & Digital, Western Europe (Grundfos)
  • Niels Tiemessen, Product Expert & Business Development Manager (Royal HaskoningDHV)

Utility-Led Interactive Roundtables (View recaps).

  • How does smart help your best business case for PR24?
    Led by Dale Walker, Head of OT (Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water)
  • Maximising asset life through condition-based monitoring
    Led by Charlotte Stewart, Smart Water System Engineer (Anglian Water Services)
  • A discussion with Safe Smart Systems, an Ofwat innovation fund project: How can the introduction of automation and AI go wrong when working with our people?
    Led by Fionn Boyle, Strategic Innovation & Shop Window Lead (Anglian Water Services)
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