Prof Scott Ferson
University of Liverpool
Dr Bob Oates
HubNet Risk Day 2018 will feature two must-see keynote speakers:
Prof Scott Ferson is a world-leading expert in methods for engineering risk and uncertainty analysis - particularly in the absence of good data. He will showcase reliable mathematical and statistical methods and ideas that will be invaluable for modern power system engineers.
You can find out more about his work on his website.
Dr Bob Oats works runs The Global Software Capability Team at Rolls Royce and specialises in cyber security and risk-driven software development. He will be talking about the Ukraine Power Grid Cyber Attack and the lessons learned from it resulting in more resilient system design.
What the Risk Day is all about
Power Systems | Risk | Uncertainty | Reliability | Modelling | Understanding
The EPSRC HubNet Risk Day will continue the tradition of the previous Durham Risk Day series (2010-2014) and is an annual seminar for researchers involved in all aspects of risk and uncertainty analysis applied to current and future power and energy systems.
This one-day event will showcase the best research and industrial applications across the following topics:
Reliability analysis of system assets
Understanding high impact low probability events
Control and optimisation of uncertain power systems
Planning future energy systems under uncertainty
Modelling and quantifying uncertainty in energy systems
Communicating risk to energy system stakeholders and policy makers
The event (on Tuesday 6 March 2018) will be a mix of keynote presentations, oral presentations, and posters. We need you and your research to make it a success so make sure you get involved and make the most of this unique opportunity to meet other researchers focused on these crucial topics.
WE NEED YOU
Be a part of HubNet Risk Day 2018
HubNet Risk Day 2018 will only be a success with your involvement. We need you to come and present your research and discuss your ideas with the rest of us working in this area.
Submissions are now closed - thanks for all the great summaries that you have sent.
We've got a great event lined up - scroll down to check out the programme.
You can submit anything to the Risk Day
It can be something you've already published, something you've not published, something you're about to publish, or even just a new idea you're working on. Presenting at the Risk Day is about showcasing your research and starting conversations. Presenting at the Risk Day will not stop you from publishing your ideas elsewhere - we promise!
To be a part of HubNet Risk Day 2018...
You need to submit a one-page summary (using this template here) that describes what you will be presenting on the day. No extended abstracts or papers are required. You can include any figures or equations you need to clearly and concisely communicate your ideas. Just make sure you clearly cover:
The motivation for the research.
The unique aspects and novelty that make what you have done interesting.
The wider applicability and value of what you have done.
Once you have written your summary - please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
We'll decide whether to put you down for an oral or poster presentation based on the mix of submissions we receive but if you have a preference for an oral or poster - let us know in your email. We can't promise you'll get your request as it all depends on space - but we'll do our best to keep everyone happy.
If you have been allocated an oral presentation:
You will be given 12 minutes to present (with some time for Q&A afterwards).
We will be very strict on time to keep things running so please do not bring along a 20 minute presentation and just talk quickly – that never works. There are no limits on slides, only on time – which will be strictly enforced.
Don’t worry, there’s plenty of time in the schedule for you to have longer discussions about the details.
If you have been allocated a poster presentation:
Your poster must be A0 and portrait orientation.
We will not be accepting A4 slides on a poster board (we know you’re not that lazy but just in case). There’s no template – just make it look good.
You will also need to stand and present a 1 minute overview of your poster in the Poster Introduction Speed Round. You can do this with or without slides. You’ll basically be trying to get the audience interested so they come over to say hello in the following poster sessions.
Manchester Conference Centre
Sackville St, Manchester M1 3BB, UK
Tuesday 6 March 2018
09:30 - 17:00
Registration is now closed
Unfortunately nothing this good comes for free and we need to charge a small registration fee (£40) to cover basic costs like event hire and food. It's still and absolute bargain though!
Registration is now open!
Click the link below, you'll be taken to another site to complete registration (you'll have to create an e-store account to do this).
Places as limited so don't leave it to the last minute, register now and secure your place.
Please note you will not be able to turn up and register on the day! Registration will close a few days before the event to make sure we know the final numbers.
The programme is shown below. We have a mix of oral and poster presentations with plenty of opportunities to discuss work and learn some new ideas.
The full programme including all titles and speakers can be found by clicking the link below.
The one-day event will be held at the Manchester Conference Centre. This is just a 5-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station which is well connected with the whole of the UK. It is also just a 20-minute train journey to Manchester Airport if you are coming from further afield.
The full address for searches and sat-navs is Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville St, Manchester, M1 3BB, UK. It is the same place as the Pendulum Hotel.
Please get in touch if you have any questions about how to find the venue.
This event is being hosted by The University of Manchester and is supported by HubNet. To find out more about HubNet and their other events, check out their website.
If you want to send your thanks and praise, we recommend sending it straight to the people making the day happen.
Dr Robin Preece
University of Manchester
Dr Mathaios Panteli
University of Manchester
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