Siemens to Focus on Cybersecurity, New Energy Ecosystems and the Industry’s Digital Transformation at CERAWeek 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018 12:24 pm EST



Siemens executives will discuss the company’s newly announced cybersecurity initiative, the Charter of Trust, and how the energy industry’s digital transformation requires enhanced security for energy systems and critical infrastructure at the CERAWeek global energy conference in Houston, TX. The company’s executives will also share how Siemens’ innovative solutions are helping businesses and governments adapt to new energy ecosystems, from automation to digitization, that are transforming the industry’s approach to energy production, distribution and consumption.

To help customers address opportunities and challenges throughout the energy industry, Siemens is leveraging its legacy of innovation to develop new energy ecosystems that incorporate sustainable energy and power solutions with existing technologies and sources to maintain an affordable energy supply. From oil and gas, to smart grid technologies, to artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, Siemens continues to make significant investments in innovation across the energy value chain. Its focus on staying on the cutting edge has helped Siemens support its customers and excel as a global technology powerhouse in power generation, transmission and distribution.

Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens AG, and Lisa Davis, CEO Global Energy and member of the managing board of Siemens AG, will be among the company’s featured speakers during the weeklong gathering. Additionally, several Siemens executives representing a range of the company’s energy and technology business units will participate in CERAWeek’s Innovation Agora sessions to explore these emerging technologies, in addition to the challenges and opportunities in today’s energy landscape.

Speaking schedule for Joe Kaeser and Lisa Davis:

Wednesday, March 7

  • Plenary Session: Gas & Renewables: Competitors or partners? – 4:15 PM: Hilton Americas, Level 4, Room 4
    • Lisa DavisCEO Global Energy and Member of the Managing Board

Thursday, March 8

  • Charter of Trust Media Availability – 9:45 AM: Hilton Americas, Media Briefing Room, 3rd Floor
    • Joe Kaeser, President and CEO, Siemens AG
  • Lunch Plenary Session: Energy and the Cybersecurity Imperative -12:45 PM: Hilton Americas, Level 2, Ballroom of the Americas
    • Joe Kaeser, President and CEO, Siemens AG

Additional Siemens speakers:

Monday, March 5

  • Applying Artificial Intelligence to Optimize Oil Production – 4:00 PM: Hilton Americas, Level 4, Agora
    • Dr. Christoph Kandzioa, Siemens Technology & Innovation
  • Manufacturing Without Borders: Agile & Additive – 4:15 PM: Hilton Americas, Level 1, Agora
    • Tim Holt, CEO, Power Generation Services, Siemens
  • The Workforce of the Future, Accelerating Into the Present - Siemens Sponsored Dinner Strategic Dialogue – 7:30 PM: Hilton Americas, Level 4, Room L
    • Juergen Brandes, CEO, Process Industries & Drives Division, Siemens

Tuesday, March 6

  • Pipelines 4.0: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges - 10:00 AM: Hilton Americas, Level 4, Agora
    • Corie Allemand, Director for Pipelines, Siemens

Wednesday, March 7

  • AI & Energy: Revolution or Evolution? - 9:30 AM: Hilton Americas, Level 4, Agora 1
    • Alec Gruss, Ph.D., Head of Technology & Innovation, Siemens’ Dresser-Rand
  • Blockchain: The Potential to Disrupt Power and the Consumer - 10:15 AM: Hilton Americas, Level 4, Agora 2
    • Clark Wiedetz, Director of Microgrids, Siemens
  • Energy & Cyber Risk - 11:30 AM: Hilton Americas, Level 4, Agora 2
    • Leo Simonovich, Vice President and Global Head, Industrial Cyber and Digital Security, Siemens
  • What’s Next in Battery Storage for Offshore & Marine – 2:30 PM: Hilton Americas, Level 4, Agora
    • Stig Settemsdal, Global Head of Research & Development, Siemens Offshore

Thursday, March 8

  • Strategic Dialogue – Distributed Energy Resources: Transforming Markets & Innovations – 11:30 AM: TBD
    • Tim Holt, CEO, Power Generation Services, Siemens


About Siemens USA

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. With approximately 372,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of $92.0 billion in fiscal 2017. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $23.3 billion, including $5.0 billion in exports, and employs approximately 50,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.


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