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Smart Meter Summit 2021

The objective of SMS2021 is to provide a platform for key stakeholders to discuss the metering requirements and opportunities in India. The conference will also highlight the key challenges faced and enable knowledge sharing on various aspects of smart metering including communication systems, emerging technologies, design and testing, and data acquisition and management. The conference will also showcase the best practices in the metering space.

7th to 8th June, 2021

08:30 am - 05:15 pm

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Schedule and Agenda

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Opening Ceremony

REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING

9:00 AM - 9:10AM

CONFERENCE INAGURATION AND OPENING SPEECH BY CHAIRPERSON

9:10 AM - 9:40AM

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Rolling out smart meters: ensuring progress delivers value for money

9:40 AM - 10:10AM

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Policies and Regulations on New Metering Technologies

10:10 AM - 11:10AM

PANEL DISCUSSION (DISCOMS)

Future plans and new metering technologies deployed by the utilities

11:10 AM - 11:30AM

COFFEE BREAKS WITH NETWORKING

11:30 AM - 12:00PM

SPONSOR PRESENTATION

12:-0 PM - 1:00PM

PANEL DISCUSSION

Asset Life Cycle Management in AMI Landscape Architecture: Procurement to Retirement

Optimize Asset Utilization

Increase Asset Reliability 

Reduce Maintenance Costs

Improve Collaboration - Procurement, Operations and Maintenance

Challenges: Huge volume of Assets, Complex Asset Configuration, Tighter Regulatory Compliance, Higher Testing Standards, Complex Procurement and Inventory Management, A complex systems landscape, Interoperability and real-time integrations

01:00 PM - 02:00PM

LUNCH BREAK WITH NETWORKING

02:00 PM - 02:30PM

SPONSOR PRESENTATION

02:30 PM - 03:00PM

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Considerations and Limitations in Smart meter testing & Design

03:00 PM - 04:00PM

PANEL DISCUSSION

Comparing AMI Communication Technologies

Smart Energy Metering using LPWAN IoT Technology

04:00 PM - 04:30PM

COFFEE BREAKS WITH NETWORKING

04:30 PM - 05:00PM

SPONSOR PRESENTATION

05:00 PM - 05:10PM

SUMMARY OF DAY ONE BY ORGANIZERS

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Opening Ceremony

REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING

9:00 AM - 9:10AM

DAY 1 PRECAP BY CHAIRPERSON

9:10 AM - 9:40AM

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Block chain in Smart Metering

9:40 AM - 10:10AM

SPONSOR PRESENTATION

10:10 AM - 11:10AM

PANEL DISCUSSION

METER DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Benefits of meter data management systems

Technologies used by utilities for meter data acquisition

Advanced data analytics to help utilities improve performances

11:10 AM - 11:30AM

COFFEE BREAKS WITH NETWORKING

11:30 AM - 12:00PM

SPONSOR PRESENTATION

12:-0 PM - 1:00PM

PANEL DISCUSSION

STRATEGIES FOR EFFECTIVE AND TIMELY PROJECT DELIVERY

Integrating Operational Efficiencies and Lean Approaches for upcoming Projects

Increase Asset Reliability 

Early identification of important decision makers in the project

Developing a strategic roadmap to overcome bureaucracy

Improving communication across teams to enhance operations

Managing projects with limited resources to maximize outputs Implementing a response model for failing projects

01:00 PM - 02:00PM

LUNCH BREAK WITH NETWORKING

02:00 PM - 02:30PM

SPONSOR PRESENTATION

02:30 PM - 03:00PM

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Importance of PPP for smart meter deployment

03:00 PM - 04:00PM

PANEL DISCUSSION

Meter Manufacturer Perspectives:

New technologies by smart meter manufacturers and challenges faced by manufacturers in meeting the specific requirements of utilities

Technologies & Challenges – Pre-paid metering, Net-metering, ToD Metering

04:00 PM - 04:30PM

COFFEE BREAKS WITH NETWORKING

04:30 PM - 05:00PM

SPONSOR PRESENTATION

05:00 PM - 05:10PM

CLOSING CEREMONY

Event Speakers

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Mr. Arun Kumar Mishra

National Smart Grid Mission (NSGM)

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Mr. K.C. Sreenath

DGM, Smart-grid and EV – BESCOM

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Mr. T. Srinivas

Director, Projects and IT, TSSPDCL

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Mr. VS Bhati

Managing Director & CEO - Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd

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Mr. K.S. Sisodiya

Director Technical - Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd.

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Mr. Avinash Singhvi

Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited

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Mr. Shri Kumaran

Director IT - Kerala State Electricity Board

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Ms. Vineeta Agarwal

Director - Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL)

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Mr. Shambhu Shanker Gupta

Techincal head - RECPDCL - Rural Electrification Corporation Limited.

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Mr. Ganesh Srinivasan

CEO - TATA Power

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Mr. Vivek Goel

Advisor - Central Electricity Authority of India (CEA)

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Mr. Sandeep Datta

Country Leader – IBM

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Mr. Suddhasatta Kundu

Senior Manager (Technical Advisory) - India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF)

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Mr. Tarun uttamchandani

Vp, Software & Solutions - Genus Power Infrastructure

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Mr. Somenath Byabortta

Industry Director - Utilities at SAP

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Mr. Anand Bhandari

Platform Head for Smart Metering at Jio Things

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Mr. Anil Rawal

MD & CEO of IntelliSmart Infrastructure Private Limited

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Mr. Ajay Verma

Sr. Director - Capgemini