Smart Buildings Virtual Conference kicks off on Tuesday 13th October and promises to be a busy day for delegates.

The day starts at 10.10am with Ursula Barr, category manager – metering & pq digital energy division at Schneider Electric speaking on trusting your building’s electrical insights.

Felix Gassmann, CTO at Sauter will look at the newest technical cyber security measures on building automation level, using network separation, control groups, process observation, BACnet Secure Connect and blockchain technology. Felix will be speaking at 10.45am.

At 11.30am, Answering the Big Questions with Data Analytics, will be the topic of Anthony Dann, senior design partner - Trend Controls, presentation. Anthony has project experience across a wide range of market segments, including commercial office space, healthcare, retail, residential, data and education.

Alex Park, energy management centre manager, SSE, has been with SSE for over 15 years and has been delivering smart solutions for customers using remote technologies. Alex is passionate about using data analytics to gather actionable insights to help improve the building user experience, minimise energy wastage and drive improved energy performance. He will be speaking at 12.05pm.

Our first panel session of the day will be at 12.45pm and come from the BCIA. Speakers include Terry Sharp, Graeme Rees, Mike Brooman and Jamie Finnan who will look at the effective management of buildings during and after lockdown.

After lunch, the afternoon session begins with Paul Foulkes, KNX UK Association president, talking about keeping COVID under control and the freedom to be flexible. This presentation begins at 2.35pm.

The final panel debate of the day at 3.15pm is being headlined by Sauter and is entitled - The connected workplace - now and the future. On the panel will be Chris Reid, managing director of Sauter UK, Claire Curran, Linaker FM - managing director, Andrew McKenna, operations director Global Associates and Jamie Hall from ISS.

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