BBC television technology presenter LJ Rich is to moderate the digital plenary panel debate at this year’s POWER-GEN Europe conference.
With the theme of the panel discussion being ‘delivering digitalisation for the power sector’, Rich ” who is best known as aà‚ presenter on BBC’s ‘Click’ technology show ” said she was “really thrilled to be taking part. We’ll be debating a range of issues, including how industries such as the electricity sector can take advantage of digitalisation,à‚ increase efficiency,à‚ and connect more effectively with customers.”
The free-to-attend session promises to be a highlight of this year’s conference in Cologne in June. The panel includes Zuo Zhi Zhao, chief technology officer for power and gas at Siemens; Matti Supponen, Energy Policy Co-Ordinator at the European Commission; Uli Huener, head of innovation management at EnBW; and Michael Rechsteiner, vice-president of power services at GE.
POWER-GEN Europe Conference Director Nigel Blackaby said Rich was “a vibrant host and an engaging presenter ” her style will be sure to get the most out of our expert panel”.
He added: “Our choice of moderator is demonstrative of our ongoing mission to maintain relevance by providing a thought-provoking agenda delivered by engaging speakers that challenge industry perceptions and ” importantly ” stimulate discussion.”
The panel takes place on the opening day of POWER-GEN Europe on Tuesday 27 June at the Koenmesse, Cologne. To register click here.