Relevance, Risk and Resilience:
The 3Rs that Matter in Utilities' Transformation Journey


March 18–19, 2019, France, Nice

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We at IDC are delighted to announce its 7th IDC European Utilities Executive Summit, to be held in Nice on March 18 and 19, 2019.

The IDC European Utilities Executive Summit is designed as an information-sharing forum and an intimate networking platform for key executives from the European utility industry and to engage in challenging debates and share cutting-edge knowledge.

Key Themes

The theme for this year's summit will be "Relevance, Risk and Resilience — The 3Rs That Matter in Utilities' Transformation Journey”. Utility executives together with IDC Utilities analysts — recognised worldwide as industry experts — will explore how to concretely execute company transformation and will share their experience on the following key aspects:

  • Scaling up New Business Models
  • Growing and Digitally Transforming the Core Business
  • Customer Experience Transformation, for Both C&I and Residential
  • Asset Operation Transformation
  • IoT: Connecting Assets, Customers and People
  • Crowdsourcing, Cocreation and Collaborative Innovation
  • Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence
  • Enterprise Processes Reinvention and Automation
  • The Future of Work

why attend?

The IDC European Utilities Executive Summit is in its seventh year and has become the key European event for today's utility executives. The summit brings together insights and interactions on the biggest issues through keynote speeches, panel debates, workshops and peer-to-peer networking. The senior level attendees will benefit from:

  • A truly European event at which executives from across lines of business can meet
  • A focus on networking and knowledge sharing
  • Access to local and global IDC analysts
  • Gaining a better understanding of technology and market challenges
  • Meeting with peers to discuss common challenges and share concrete experiences
  • An agenda designed to match the expectations of IT and LOB executives from leading European utility companies
  • Exploring key trends in Europe and worldwide
  • A mix of expert case studies, interactive debate and master classes over one and a half days


Helena Chappell Helena Chappell
European Summit
Sales Director
Charlotte Thygesen Poulsen Charlotte Thygesen Poulsen
European Utilities Summit
Head of Project Team

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