FUTURE NETWORKS 2022

The only event where all UK energy networks meet to address RIIO-2 and Net Zero challenges

29 March 2022 | Birmingham Conference & Events Centre

Thank you to everyone who attended!

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Industry leading speakers

100+

Network and energy system specialists

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Purpose

2022 speakers included:

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Paul Van Heyningen OBE
Deputy director, net zero electricity networks 
BEIS

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Steve MacMahon
Deputy director for onshore networks, price control setting
Ofgem

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Rachel Fletcher
Director of regulation and economics 
Octopus Energy

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Councillor Tom Hayes
Cabinet member for green transport and zero 
Oxford City Council

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Kayte O'Neill 
Head of markets 
National Grid ESO

David Watson

David Watson
Head of energy transition
Cadent

Delivering Net Zero

The Utility Week Future Networks Conference brings together energy network CEOs and COOs as well as directors, heads and managers responsible for innovation, regulation, strategy and more, to set out how net zero challenges will be managed within RIIO2 constraints.

At a time of great excitement, uncertainty and rapid change, this conference will deliver clarity for business planning and future operations, ensuring energy networks are able to play their pivotal role in the UK’s energy transition with confidence and keep delivering for customers

Only here can you:

  • Network with 100+ of the most influential decision makers shaping the future of the energy networks sector
  • Explore the Net Zero Strategy and outputs of COP26 with Government and regulators
  • Tackle the remaining barriers to a whole system approach with industry experts
  • Understand what the future of transport, gas and the future customer will look like
  • Gain insight into the role of flexibility and digitalisation in bridging the gap to net zero

Headline Sponsor

Co-sponsors

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"Interesting insights as to what the key network operators are implementing on their drive to facilitating net-zero - and the challenges that stand in their way."


VP sales, Trilliant Networks Operations

"An excellent event providing invaluable insight and sector intelligence."

Utility networks manager, EUA  

"I would highly recommend attendance at this event. It was a thoroughly engaging and informative couple of days that provided fantastic insight into the critical work the industry is undertaking as part of the drive to net zero. The opportunity that events like this provide to collaborate and share ideas will be invaluable if the net zero target is to be realised."

Operations director, Keltbray 

"An excellent event with a great panel of presenters providing thought provoking input whilst demonstrating the huge amount of innovation being undertaken in the UK."


Energy solutions director, Electricity North West

Companies that attend

Cadent 150x150
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citizens advice 150 x 150
NIE Networks 150x150
ENA 150 x 150
Northern Gas networks 140x140
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Ofgem 150x150
wales and west utilities
Northern Powergrid
National Grid ESO
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SSEN
NIC
Western Power Distribution 150 x 150
Octopus Energy
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Location

Birmingham Conference and Events Centre (BCEC)