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23 November The regulatory metering landscape How to define your smart metering implementation plan
24 November Smart metering – realizing value in utilities operations Moving to smart grids


23 November AM   The regulatory metering landscape 
10:00 – 10:30 Russia’s energy strategy through 2030

  • Overview of the energy savong and efficiency plans included in Russia’s energy strategy
  • Developments and direction of the energy market
  • Challenges and opportunities to ensure the uptake of smart metering deployments

Representative Ministry of Energy, Russia (invited)

10:30 – 11:00 The implementation of a regulatory framework for the uptake of smart metering

  • Overview of the Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency law, adopted 23 November 2009
  • Integration of metering requirements in the regulatory framework
  • Framework and stakeholder responsabilities for smart metering deployment

Representative, NP “ATS”, Russia

11:00 – 11:30 Update on “Meter, Save and Pay” project

  • Generic technical requirements to smart meters and AMM/AMI systems solutions
  • Large scale “pilot” project with InterRegional Grid Company holding (Holding MRSK)
  • Ideas for a proper regulatory framework

Mikhail Slobodin, President and Chairman of the Management Board, IES Holding, Russia

11:30 – 12:00 The importance of an effective regulatory framework to deploy smart metering and smart grids programmes
Alexey Lyakhov, Assistant Director General of Energy Efficiency, JSC IDGC of Centre, Russia
12:00 – 12:30 What are the key requirements to ensure the deployment of smart metering in Russia?

  • How can an effective regulatory framework boost the uptake of smart metering in Russia?
  • What are the commercial and technical requirements needed to ensure a successful smart metering deployment in Russia?
  • What are the future prospects and time frames?

Dominique Fache, General Director Russia/GIS, Enel, Italy

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break
23 November PM   How to define your smart metering implementation plan 
14:00 – 14:30 Important criteria to set-up a successful smart metering programme

  • How to select the right communication technology?
  • How to utilise smart metering data effectively?
  • How to integrate your smart metering deployment with your existing organizational business?

Gaia Gallotti, Research Analyst, IDC Energy Insights, Italy

14:30 – 15:00 Smart metering in Germany – clearing the way for a full-scale rollout

  • Challenges for a market-based smart metering introduction under high investment risk
  • Success factors for profitable and efficient smart metering business cases, including a full scale roll-out
  • One possible way to prepare for a full scale roll-out

Lars Weber, Managing Director, E.ON Metering GmbH, Germany

15:00 – 15:30 The update of the UK smart metering market 

  • Criteria’s to set-up large scale smart metering roll-outs
  • The important role of regulation

John Peters, Managing Director, Engage-Consulting, UK

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 16:30 Modern communication technologies and software for gas AMR and complex AMI systems

  • Complex AMI systems as a compulsory instrument of energy saving programs implementation
  • Communication tools and software for complex metering systems (electricity, gas, water, heat)
  • Smart metering for smart systems. Flexibility of building gas AMR systems

Turutin M.A., AMR Software Developer, “Elster Gaselectronica” OOO, Russia and Avtonomov M.A., AMI Software Development Director, “Elster Metronica” OOO, Russia

16:30 – 17:00 Experience from France – how to design, build and run the ERDF AMM system

  • How is the system designed?
  • Results of the performance and interoperability test
  • What are the lessons learned and next steps?

Serge Mercadier, Manager AMM System, ERDF, France (invited)

17:00 – 17:30 Q & A
24 November AM   Smart metering – realizing value in utilities operations 
09:30 – 10:00 A comparison of 80 feedback and pricing pilots: beyond price

  • Central success or failure factors
  • The place of market structure in program development
  • Keys to a positive cost benefit

Jessica Stromback, Director, VaasaETT, Finland

10:00 – 10:30 Smart meter deployment in Azerbaijan

  • Status of smart metering deployment in Azerbaijan
  • Advantages of implementing smart metering
  • Implementation process of using prepayment card for a smart meter

Nurali Yusifbeyli, Director, Azerbaijani Scientific Research Energy Institute, Azerbaijan (invited)

10:30 – 11:00 Beyond meter data management: creating the integrated meter data platform

  • MDM platform requirements when integration meter data in business and operational processes
  • What entails operational management for smart metering?
  • Lessons learned on operation management from the ongoing meter deployment

Speaker to be announced

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:00 Efficiency of the introduction of AMI “Smart IMS” system in the Balashihinskaya power system, Moscow Region  
Neretin Andrey, Chief Engineer, Energosbit Barezh Ltd., Russia
12:00 – 12:30 Improving your revenue collection process for the residential market through smart metering
Representative, JCS “Petroelectrosbyt”, Russia
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break
24 November PM   Moving to smart grids 
14:00 – 14:30 From smart metering to smart grids

  • Lessons learned from Europe’s first smart metering deployment
  • AMM as a first step and an enabler for smart grids
  • Enel’s experience with “first generation” of smart grids

Fabio Borghese, Head of International Business Development – Network Technologies, Infrastructures and Netwoeks Division, Enel Distribuzione, Italy

14:30 – 15:00 AMI solutions to support the future development of the smart grid
Speaker to be announced
15:00 – 15:30 Technologies and plans around smart city developments

  • Introducing the smart city concept
  • Integrating smart metering, smart grids and energy data management
  • Smart cities as a tool to improve energy efficiency and energy savings

Mr. Kruchkov, Tyumenenrgo, Russia (invited)

15:30 – 16:00 Update on smart grid pilot project

  • Introduction of new grid technologies to increase the power supply reliability
  • Creating a unified automated system of technological management
  • Update on pilot projects

Representative Federal Network Company, Russia (invited)

16:00 – 16:30 Q & A