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Navigating the Digital Transition to Renewable Energy

How can your organization prepare for a future in which renewables dominate the energy mix? Join this panel discussion to find out

Renewable power generation technologies are maturing and becoming more widely adopted across the energy industry. Still, the path toward a future where renewables dominate the energy mix remains unclear.

Major questions still exist: What goals should be set and by whom? What policy changes are required for a successful transition? What consumer patterns will need to change? How can millions of new intermittent power sources be connected to the grid without sacrificing stability and reliability? And what role will data play in this transition?

Join this panel discussion to learn how energy industry leaders see the transition playing out - both in the short and long term - and hear their recommendations for how your organization needs to adapt to prepare for and contribute to this important transformation.

 

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Navigating the Digital Transition to Renewable Energy

Speakers

Astrid Skarheim Onsum - Aker Offshore Wind

Astrid Onsum

CEO, Aker Offshore Wind

Astrid Onsum is CEO of Aker Offshore Wind. She has more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector and has previously held several positions at Aker Solutions, including as head of wind energy, managing director for the engineering business in Norway, and chief digital officer. Onsum has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Ashtad Engineer

Ashtad Engineer

VP Digital & Transformation, Adani

Ashtad Engineer is the Head of Technology, Energy Business, and VP of Technology & Digitization at Adani Group, a $12 billion infrastructure conglomerate with interests in ports and logistics, power generation and transmission, renewable energy, gas distribution, and agricultural products. Engineer has led strategic sales and partner ecosystems at Wonderware, led the SAP Manufacturing Systems practice for Tata Consultancy Services, and worked in consulting with Rockwell Automation. 

Chris Moyer

Chris Moyer

Industry Principal, ZPryme

Chris has been working at the nexus of clean energy, digital transformation, public policy, and customer engagement for fifteen years. As a researcher and analyst, he brings industry experience from the UK, EU, and North America to the Zpryme team. He believes that sustainable energy and a vibrant energy industry require a transformation that focuses on using technology to harness customer-centric solutions.

Pal Strom

Pål Strøm

Senior Vice President of O&M, Scatec Solar

Pål Strøm is the Senior Vice President of O&M at Scatec Solar, where he manages more than 1.5 GW of utility-scale photovoltaics across four continents. He has more than 15 years of experience in the energy sector and started his career at the Norwegian utility company Statkraft. Strøm has a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Francois Laborie

Francois Laborie

Session Moderator - Dr. Francois Laborie, President, Cognite North America

Francois Laborie runs Cognite's operations in North America, including offices in Houston and Austin, Texas. Previously, he managed Cognite’s overall marketing activities as Chief Marketing Officer. He spent the preceding 11 years with software company Vizrt, where he served as COO and CCO, responsible for all commercial and operational activities. Laborie has a Ph.D. from the Toulouse Computer Science Research Institute.