The premier event for water, gas & electricity sector leaders, Utility Week Congress offers strategic insight at the highest level.

This year’s programme features 35 speakers including the chairmen of Ofgem and Ofwat plus CEOs from the biggest UK utilities including Severn Trent Water, E.ON UK, Thames Water, UK Power Networks, United Utilities and more.

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  • Regulating for new markets
  • The power of digitisation in transforming the customer relationship
  • The rise of partnerships and what this means for customers and the industry
  • The impact of regulation on investment
  • Market forces in utilities – too far or not far enough?
  • The future of RIIO – where will it go next?
  • Looking towards PR19
  • Government priorities – long-term resilience, consumer protection and the role of markets
  • Leading innovation with a purpose
  • Embracing transformation in the water sector
  • Moving towards a smart, flexible energy system
  • Localism and the impact of internal and external engagement

Attend to:

  • Refine your strategy in line with the latest thinking from Ofgem, Ofwat, Ofcom, DWI, Defra and more
  • Address sector challenges head on through first-hand advice from utility CEOs
  • Capitalise on opportunities for new business models and partnerships
  • Be inspired by current ideas to drive innovation and resilience

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What previous attendees have said

“Extremely informative and enjoyable”
Manager, Anglian Water

“Informative, relevant and thought provoking content”
Senior banker,
Crédit Agricole

“Excellent opportunity to discuss the hot topics in the power and utility sector with senior industry people”
Director, EY

“Informative offering some real insight into the challenges that CEOs and directors face”
Business strategy director, McNicholas Construction

“The quality of debate and the ideas exchanged between speakers and delegates is always impressive”
Head of utilities, BT Global Services

“Thought provoking”
Director, Impact Research

“Good variety of speakers and sessions”
Policy manager, CCWater

“Great speaker line-up – refreshing to hear both open and strong views”
Director, EY

“Very interesting, would like to attend again next year!”
Associate director, Impact Research

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