Our conference topics

Just looking at this list gives you a real feel of what is being covered at the event. It may seem like a lot, because we cover a lot.

Renewable-centric topics

+ Demand Response + Internet-of-Things + Smart Buildings
+ Distributed Energy Resources (DER) + Microgrids + Smart Cities
+ Distributed Solar + Non-wire Alternatives + Smart Grid Funding
+ Energy Storage + Renewable Energy Integration + Smart Street Lights
+ Enterprise Grid Management    

Water utility-centric topics

Advanced metering and customer service

+ Automated Meter Reading + Customer Information Systems
+ Leak Detection
+ Advanced Metering Infrastructure + Customer Issues + Meter Maintenance
+ Billing + Data Analytics + Net Metering
+ Collections + Delinquencies and Disconnects + Social Media
+ Customer Communication Channels + Electronic Payment + Water Efficiency

Energy management

+ Aeration Systems
+ Energy Audits
+ On-site Power Systems
+ Demand Response Programs + Energy Management + Power Quality Monitoring, Control
+ Digester Gas – generation, storage, use + Energy Bill Analysis + Pump and Motor Controls
+ Green Power Projects    

Utility management

+ Asset Management
+ GIS Systems
+ Net Metering
+ Business Intelligence (data warehousing, integration and corporate reporting) + Information Management + Outsourcing
+ Combo Units (gas, water, electric) + Maintenance Management + Revenue Capture/Retention
+ Disruptive Events/Technologies + Meter Data Management + Security Systems
+ Distribution Systems Network Modeling (quantity, quality, design/SCADA) + Mobile Work Force Management + Rates/Pricing
+ Enterprise Management + Modeling Systems and Software  

Electric utility-centric topics

+ 3D Design/Mapping/Scanning
+ Defending the Grid (Cyber and Physical Security) + Outage Management
+ Advanced Metering
+ Disruptive Events
+ Outsourcing
+ Artificial Intelligence + Distribution Automation + Overhead/Underground T&D
+ Asset Health Management
+ Distribution Operations Management + Phasor Measurement
+ Asset Management
+ Dynamic Rate Structures + Power Quality Monitoring and Control
+ Asset Risk Management
+ Electric Vehicles + Power Systems Instrumentation and Measurement
+ Asset Strategy
+ Electronic Bill Payment + Project Capital/Funding
+ Augmented Reality
+ Energy Audits + Project Planning, Design, Construction and Management
+ Automatic Meter Reading + Energy Efficiency + Rates and Pricing
+ Advanced Metering Infrastructure + Energy Management + Real-Time Data Analytics
+ Back Office Systems Integration + Energy Performance Models for Smart Buildings and EE + Regulatory and Policy Issues
+ Batteries + Energy Usage Monitoring + Revenue Generation/Opportunities
+ Battery Management Systems + Enterprise/Systems Integration + Rights of Way Management
+ Behind the Meter Technologies + Equipment Monitoring/ Testing/Diagnostics + Risk Management
+ Big Data and Analytics + FACTS + SCADA
+ Billing + Field Service Operations + Smart Buildings
+ Building Information Modeling and Data Analytics + GIS/Geospatial Technologies + Smart Cities
+ Building Performance + Grid Edge Technologies + Smart Grid Funding
+ Business Intelligence + Grid Optimization + Smart Street Lights
+ C&I Advanced Electrical Usage Measurement + Home Area Networks + Social Media
+ C&I Advanced Energy Management + HVDC + Standards
+ Call Centers + Information Management + Storm Damage Assessment
+ Cloud Computing + Infrastructure Security + Storm Restoration
+ Collections + Interoperability + Substation Automation
+ Communications Solutions + Investment and Financing Issues + Substation Construction
+ Communications Standards for In-home Devices + Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) + Sustainability Initiatives
+ Communications Technologies + Life Cycle Management + System Hardening
+ Continuous Commissioning Technologies + Lighting and Lighting Control + System Protection
+ Control Centers + Line Design + System Resiliency
+ Customer Communication/ Engagement + Load Management + T&D Line Capacity
+ Customer Strategies and Technologies + Local Area Network + T&D Reliability
+ Customer Demand Shifting Strategies and Practices + Maintenance Management + T&D System Engineering
+ Customer Information Systems + Merchant Transmission + Time-of-Use Pricing
+ Customer Relationship Management + Meter Data Management + Transmission Congestion
+ Customer Service Technology + Meter Maintenance + Transmission System Automation/Control
+ Cybersecurity + Mobile Computing + Value-added Services
+ Data Analytics + Mobile Work Force Management + Volt/VAR
+ Data Management + Monitoring/Testing/Protection
+ Web-enabled Services
+ Data Privacy + Net Metering
+ Wide Area Networks
+ Data Security + On-site Power + Work Force Issues