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19-20 June 2024 | QEII Centre | London

The UK’s premier utilities conference

The event for everyone serious about transforming the utilities landscape.

Future of Utilities Summit is the conference uniting senior executives from across the energy and water sector.

This is where the ordinary is challenged, collaboration is championed, and innovation comes to life.




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2024 Conference Speakers

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Chris Norbury

Chief Executive Officer, E.ON UK

Cathryn Ross | Speaker

Cathryn Ross

Strategy & Regulation Director, Thames Water

Phil Jones | Speaker

Phil Jones

Chief Executive Officer, Northern Powergrid

Future of Utilities: Susan Davy, Pennon Group Speaker Headshot

Susan Davy

Chief Executive Officer, Pennon Group

Future of Utilities: Zoisa North-Bond, Octopus Energy Generation

Zoisa North-Bond

Chief Executive Officer, Octopus Energy Generation

James Heath | Speaker

James Heath

Chief Executive Officer, National Infrastructure Commission

Paul Hickey | Speaker

Paul Hickey

Managing Director (RAPID), Ofwat

Daniel Johns | Speaker

Daniel Johns

Managing Director, Water Resources East

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“If we are to be leaders in innovation, we must be unafraid of collaboration, sharing knowledge and being challenged. This conference prompts and provokes these opportunities.”


“With strong audience engagement and networking, the conversations started here could be the beginning of the next major innovation.”

Heidi Mottram
Chief Executive Officer, Northumbrian Water

Tackle the most critical issues facing the industry today

Take a look at the hot topics at this year’s utilities conference.

The path to Net Zero

From unlocking grid capacity to boosting renewable generation, discover how E.ON, Northern Powergrid and Octopus Renewables are propelling the transition to Net Zero.

The evolving role of utilities

Gain insights from Scottish PowerWessex Water and Cadent Gas on the potential new roles for utilities players, and how energy and water can unite to balance security, cost and sustainability.


Hear how UtilitiaNational Grid and more are leveraging data, flexibility and technological innovation to unlock the full potential of the utilities ecosystem.


Find out how EDF Energy and Severn Trent are unlocking innovation within their own organisations. Delve into cutting edge technologies and discover the key ingredients of successful innovation.

Prioritising the customer

Learn how CX experts at SSENorthumbrian Water and Utilita are optimising the customer journey, increasing customer engagement, and leveraging data to elevate customer support.

People and skills

Find answers on how to build the workforce needed to design and deliver the future of utilities. Join the debate as we hear from OVO and POWERful Women.

PR24 and AMP

Don’t miss Ofwat’s keynote ‘An update on PR24’, as well as Thames Water and the Pennon Group exploring where they predict the water industry will be in 5 years.

Drought and flooding

Learn about the innovative approaches Anglian Water and Ofwat are taking across strategies for water resource management, building resilient networks and engaging customers in water conservation.

Why attend?

What to expect from the UK’s premier utilities conference

Customised tracks for energy and water

Opportunity to meet every major UK energy and water company


Over 10 hours of dedicated networking time

Networking app and 1-2-1 meetings

C-suite speakers from E.ON, Northern Powergrid, Pennon Group and more…


Energising after-party!

“Future of Utilities Summit is one of the most thought provoking and relevant events with senior speakers from the industry.”


Basil Scarsella
Chief Executive Officer, UK Power Networks

Agenda at a glance

Day 1


Delivering the future of utilities


Defining the vision of the water sector


A smarter approach to CX


The grid of tomorrow


Powering the future: UK energy security


Combatting drought and flooding


Engaging the energy customer


Next steps for smart meters


Next-level generation


Navigating challenges to water infrastructure

Society and sustainability: the role of utilities

Day 2

Building the modern utilities sector: a people-driven journey


Digital transformation and beyond


The gas landscape


Innovation workshop


Navigating the pollution problem


Supporting industrial decarbonisation


Decarbonising heat


Championing engagement with the water industry

Looking ahead: technological upheavals in utilities

“Future of Utilities Summit is always a highlight of the calendar: interesting, insightful speakers and great debate. Highly recommend.”

Chief Executive Officer, E.ON UK

Who Attends

Future of Utilities Summit attracts senior executives from across the entire energy and water spectrum

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Tickets include: 2 day conference pass, lunch & refreshments, access to the AI-powered networking app, and drinks reception.

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