Schneider Electric brings industry experts together to discuss sustainable innovation and the future of digital energy at Innovation Day Philippines 2023

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in digital transformation of energy management and automation, will be hosting Innovation Day 2023 on March 28, 2023 at the Raffles Fairmont Hotel, Makati City, with a simultaneous online broadcast of the event. The hybrid event will serve as a venue for industry leaders and key partners to convene and explore how to accelerate digital transformation and future-proof enterprises through the adoption of intelligent sustainability solutions.

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This year’s Innovation Day will feature a formidable line up of speakers, including Department of Energy (DOE) Undersecretary Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, Schneider Electric Philippines Country President Ireen Catane, Meralco First Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer Raymond Ravelo, and Aboitiz Power Chief Operating Officer for Distribution Utilities Anton Perdices.

The speakers will lead plenary sessions, covering the following topics:

  • Carving the Path to a Sustainable Future Through Amplified Digitization
  • Trailblazing the Path to Net-Zero Data Center Operations
  • Establishing a Blueprint for Net-Zero Buildings of the Future
  • Recognizing the Smart Factory as a Driver for Sustainable Manufacturing

The one-day event will also feature a panel discussion that centers on addressing the sustainable energy and digitization challenges in the Philippines. Speakers will tackle energy distribution, supply, transmission, and generation in the country, challenges in the power sector, and how Schneider Electric has taken steps through its solutions to promote energy efficiency and sustainability.

“We are witnessing global social and environmental upheavals, and these changes are accelerating. Today’s energy crisis is already bringing higher costs, uncertainty in global supply chains, and tremendous impact across industries and communities. Now more than ever, it is crucial for companies to rethink who they are and what they do to ensure future resilience,” stated Ireen Catane, Schneider Electric Philippines Country President. “Staying competitive in today’s business environment and creating a more sustainable world involves going all-in on digitization, and rethinking the way we operate and do business. However, the good news is that everything companies need to accelerate their transition to digital and electric energy is available right now.”

To gain a better understanding and deeper appreciation for what Schneider Electric does and how it impacts multiple industries, attendees will have the opportunity to experience the innovation hub. Available both on site and virtually, the innovation hub allows participants to explore Schneider Electric’s extensive portfolio of products and solutions; discover the latest innovations; and learn about the company’s story, values, and commitment to sustainable innovation. This year’s hub offers three unique experiences: the Data Centers of the Future; the Grids of the Future; and Buildings of the Future.

Schneider Electric’s Innovation Day have gathered industry leaders around the globe to discuss the planet’s most pressing energy concerns. In 2022, the event explored how software and technologies are making the digital, electric world a reality across homes, buildings, data centers, industry, and infrastructure.