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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE EXTENDED! REGISTER BY MIDNIGHT EST NOVEMBER 21, 2014 AND SAVE US$200!


4 WAYS TO REGISTER:

  1. ONLINE: Attendees - Click Here | Exhibitors - Click Here
  2. EMAIL: Send completed Registration Form to registration@pennwell.com
  3. FAX: Send completed Registration Form to +1.918.831.9161 OR Toll-free +1.888.299.8057
  4. MAIL: Send completed Registration Form to
    DistribuTECH 2015 Registration Department
    PO BOX 973059, Dallas, TX 75397-3059

If you represent a utility and are sending 5+ employees to DistribuTECH, save money with the Utility Partner Program.

Queries: If you have any queries about registration call: +1-918-831-9160 or 888-299-8016 (US Only)

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST (GMT-6)

Registration Information - early bird deadline extended to Nov. 21!

*Best value for individual, non-utility registrants
**The upgrade to the Electric Light & Power Executive Conference after purchasing a registration for DistribuTECH full conference is only an additional $295 before 11/14/14.

Registration Types - early bird deadline extended to Nov. 21!

All registered attendees will be issued an Attendee Badge and badge holder as well as the appropriate event tickets and electronic business card.  You are required to wear your badge at all times while in attendance of the conference and exhibition.

Individual Full Conference
Paid By 11/14/14 . . . . . . . . . . . . $725
Paid On or After 11/15/14 . . . . . . $925

Includes access to:
· All Conference Sessions
· Keynote Session
· Exhibition Floor Entrance
· Exhibit Hall Receptions
· Utility Products Exposition
· Utility Products Presentation Theatre
· Delegate Lunches
· Networking Party
· Networking Party Drink Tickets
· Floor Giveaway Opportunity
· Online Access to Conference Presentations

Utility Full Conference. . . . . . . . . . . . $495

Includes access to:
· All Conference Sessions
· Keynote Session
· Exhibition Floor Entrance
· Exhibit Hall Receptions
· Utility Products Exposition
· Utility Products Presentation Theatre
· Delegate Lunches
· Networking Party
· Networking Party Drink Tickets
· Floor Giveaway Opportunity
· Online Access to Conference Presentations

Association Partner
Paid By 11/14/14 . . . . . . . . . . . . $625
Paid On or After 11/15/14 . . . . . . $825

Includes access to:
· All Conference Sessions
· Keynote Session
· Exhibition Floor Entrance
· Exhibit Hall Receptions
· Utility Products Exposition
· Utility Products Presentation Theatre
· Delegate Lunches
· Networking Party
· Networking Party Drink Tickets
· Floor Giveaway Opportunity
· Online Access to Conference Presentations

Government. . . . . . . . . . . . $525

Includes access to:
· All Conference Sessions
· Keynote Session
· Exhibition Floor Entrance
· Exhibit Hall Receptions
· Utility Products Exposition
· Utility Products Presentation Theatre
· Delegate Lunches
· Networking Party
· Networking Party Drink Tickets
· Floor Giveaway Opportunity
· Online Access to Conference Presentations

Single Day Delegate
Paid By 11/14/14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $525
Paid On or After 11/15/14 . . . . . . . . . $625

Includes access to:
· All Conference Sessions on corresponding day
· Exhibition Floor Entrance
· Delegate Lunch on corresponding day
· Reception on corresponding day
· Online Access to Conference Presentations

Exhibitor Full Conference Delegate. . . . . . . . . . . . $595
(Must be an exhibiting company at DistribuTECH 2015)

Includes access to:
· All Conference Sessions
· Keynote Session
· Exhibition Floor Entrance
· Exhibit Hall Receptions
· Utility Products Exposition
· Utility Products Presentation Theatre
· Delegate Lunches
· Networking Party
· Networking Party Drink Tickets
· Floor Giveaway Opportunity
· Online Access to Conference Presentations

Students (Student I.D. required) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$95

Press (must submit press credentials, first 2 press members are free, $150 for
each additonal member)

Corporate Programs
(includes lunches, conference sessions, exhibit floor and conference proceedings)
 Corporate Plan 10 Paid By 11/14/14................................$6,250
 Corporate Plan 10 Paid on or after 11/15/14....................$8,000
 Corporate Plan 20 Paid By 11/14/14..............................$11,800
 Corporate Plan 20 Paid on or after 11/15/14..................$15,000
For other corporate program options, please contact the registration department at registration@pennwell.com or +1-918-831-9160 or 888-299-8016 (US Only)

Exhibition Only (Visitor)
Paid By 11/14/14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$95
Paid On or After 11/15/14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$125

Includes opening keynote session, exhibition floor access and the Wednesday evening networking party

(Exhibitor booth staff, please use the Exhibitor Registration Form - coming soon)

*Early Bird Cut-off Date: November 14, 2014
Registration and payment must be received by this date in order to receive the Early Bird pricing. 

Cancellation Policy: 
Cancellation of registration must be received in writing on or before November 14, 2014 in order to receive a refund, minus a $100 administrative charge.  After November 15, 2014, refunds are not available.  Substitutions may be made at any time by written notification to the registration office.

4 Ways to Register:

  1. ONLINE: Attendees - Click Here | Exhibitors - Click Here
  2. EMAIL: Send completed Registration Form to registration@pennwell.com
  3. FAX: Send completed Registration Form to +1.918.831.9161 OR Toll-free +1.888.299.8057
  4. MAIL: Send completed Registration Form to
    DistribuTECH 2015 Registration Department
    PO BOX 973059, Dallas, TX 75397-305

Activities and Extra Tickets

Online Conference Proceedings (included in full conference registration)   . . . . . . . . . . . . .$250

Delegate Lunch Ticket Tues. Wed (included in full conference registration) . . . . . . . . . . . . .$50

CEO / UTILITY / PROJECTS OF THE YEAR AWARDS DINNER
Monday, Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. $60
Limited seats available

Co-located Events

ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE – FEBRUARY 2, 2015
Omni San Diego Hotel, San Diego, California
The Electric Light & Power Executive Conference is an exclusive event for industry executives to network and discuss the industry’s challenges and opportunities.
Full Conference Upgrade (before 11/14/14) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$295
Full Conference Upgrade (on or after 11/15/14) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$395

Utility Products Exposition – FEBRUARY 3-5, 2015
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California
All DistribuTECH registrants are invited to attend Utility Products Exposition.

Utility University Courses

A part of DistribuTECH, Utility University® offers intensive opportunities for attendees to gain skills and knowledge in specific industry fields. Utility University courses will be held on Monday, February 2. Both half day and full day courses will be available.

Half-Day Workshops (includes course materials). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $300
Full-Day Workshops (includes lunch and course materials) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$495

Half-Day Workshops - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
UU 201: A Primer on Big Data and Energy Grid Analytics: Road to the Future
UU 202: A Primer on Utility Customer Engagement: A Positive Sum Interaction
UU 203: AMI-OMS Integration: Overcoming the Hurdles
UU 204: Asset Investment Planning
UU 205: Communication Networks for Smart Grids
UU 206: Distribution Management Systems: Strategies for Success
UU 207: Implementing Automated Demand Response Programs
UU 208: Implementing the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)
UU 209: Practical Considerations for Enhancing Reliability and Demand Reduction with Distribution Automation
UU 210: Spatial Electric Load Forecasting for Transmission, Distribution and Integrated Resource Planning With a PG&E Case Study
UU 211: The Evolving Advanced Metering Infrastructure: A Roadmap for Migration That Keeps You in Control

Half-day Workshops - 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
UU 301: A Primer on the Next Generation in Cloud Computing and Its Application in the Utility Industry
UU 302: AMI for Water Utilities: The Project Manager's Crash Course
UU 303: AMI Operations: Best Practices for Achieving Value From Your AM
UU 304: DA and AMI Backhaul Communications: Field Area Network Overview
UU 305: Distributed Generation Interconnection: DG Proliferation Trends and Challenges and Solutions Addressing Interconnection Planning, Operations, and Benefit & Cost Allocation
UU 306: CVR, Self-Healing, and Other World Class Feeder Automation Applications – Strategies for Success
UU 307: From IRIG-B to PTP: A Workshop on Time Synchronization for Substations
UU 308: Approaches and Methods for Managing Aging Assets and Optimizing Spending
UU 309: Mapping between IEEE 1815 (DNP3) and IEC 61850
UU 310: Outage Management Systems, Transformations and Trends
UU 311: Planning of Smart Distribution Systems

Full Day Workshops - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
UU 101: Distributed Generation: Utility Best Practices and Lessons Learned
UU 102: Essentials for Automating the Smart Grid
UU 103: IEC 61850 System Design for End Users: An Introduction to the Standard With Feedback From Practical Experience
UU 104: Smart Substations: Protection, Control, Communications, Wide-area Measurements and Enterprise Applications

Breakfast Roundtables

Enhance your DistribuTECH conference experience - add a breakfast roundtable to your registration. Each roundtable focuses on an industry hot topic and provides attendees the opportunity to discuss challenges and share best practices over breakfast in an informal setting.

Wednesday, February 4, 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Choose from one of the topics below:

  • Big Data and Analytics
  • Cloud Computing and Service Applications
  • Commercial and Industrial Energy Use
  • Communications
  • Customer Strategies and Outreach
  • DA/DMS
  • Demand Response
  • GIS
  • Grid Protection – Physical and Cyber
  • International Projects
  • Microgrids
  • Outage Management, Response and Restoration
  • Renewables and DER Integration
  • Smart Grid
  • Smart Metering
  • Substation Automation
  • Transmission & Renewables
  • Water Utility Technology

Online Registration Instructions

Step 1: Logging into Online Registration

  1. Click on online registration - This will direct you to the login screen.
  2. Login Screen-You will now be prompted to enter your email.  If you have never registered for a Pennwell event, you must create a new six digit password to go with your email address. (The password can contain letters and numbers, but it must be at least six characters.)

If you have been to a Pennwell event and you know your password, enter your password and then proceed to register. If you do not remember your password, click on “Retrieve Password” and you will receive an email in a few seconds containing your password to register. You will be able to proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Your account information, Source Code and Email

1.    Contact Information-If you have not previously registered for a PennWell event, this area will be blank.  You will need to provide your contact details to establish a registration account. Otherwise, if your information is in the registration system, just verify that your contact details are current.

2.    Source Code- Choose the source code, by clicking on the down arrow to review your choices. If you don’t have a source code from any of the event pamphlets or emails, select “Other” to proceed to the next step of registration.

3.    Email- Verify the email address on record is valid so that your registration email confirmation and receipt will be received.

Step 3:  Complete the registration process.

  • All registrations submitted online will be processed and credit cards charged immediately.
  • Credit Cards accepted online
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Discover
  • Payment is due upon registration submission.  No exception.  If you need to pay by check or wire transfer, please print a hard copy of the registration form and follow the directions for submission.
  • Email confirmation of your registration will be sent immediately.  Please review this information for accuracy and keep the email on file until after the event.  This is your receipt of payment and onsite Fast Track confirmation.
  • Your unique Email and Password will be used when registering for all future PennWell events.

For questions, please contact the registration department at 888-299-8016 or +1918-831-9160, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST.

**Fast Track Registration
Available on-site to all pre-registered attendees and exhibitors by:

  1. Presenting a copy of registration confirmation; or
  2. Providing Confirmation No. or Email Address

Attendee Badge Policy
All registered attendees will be issued an Attendee Badge and badge holder, as well as the appropriate event tickets and electronic business card.  Please wear your badge at all times when attending official DistribuTECH 2015 functions. Badges are a security measure to identify people who have a legitimate reason to be in the conference and exhibit areas. If you are not wearing your badge, you may be asked to show proof of your registration and picture ID.

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