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.

Questions?

Debbi Wells
Conference manager
+1 918 832 9265
DWells@pennwell.com
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Renewable, disruptive and innovative topics

This list of topics represent the quickly-expanding portions of DistribuTECH’s forward-thinking conference program.

• Augmented reality
• Blockchain
• Cryptocurrencies
• Decentralized energy integration
• DER and non-wires alternatives
• Digitalization
• Drones/UAVs
• Electrification of mobility

• Energy storage
• EV charging
• Microgrids
• New value chains
• New venture
• Network digital twin
• Networking modeling

• Project capital funding
• Reality modeling
• Revenue retention
• Solar PV inverters
• Transactive energy markets
• Utility-scale storage
• Virtual reality

Call for abstracts

Call for abstracts is now open

Submit yours by June 11.

The utility industry's most exciting opportunity for career (and idea) growth is here again! Call for abstracts - or call for professional growth and enhancing your career - is now open. Our new conference tracks are announced and ideas are already coming in.

All conference topics

• 2-d and 3-d modeling/mapping
• Advanced distribution automation
• Advanced metering
• Aging t&d infrastructure
• Asset health management
• Asset management
• Asset risk management
• Automatic meter reading
• Advanced metering infrastructure
• Augmented reality
• Back office systems integration
• Batteries
• Battery management systems
• Behind the meter technologies
• Big data and analytics
• Billing
• BIM modeling for infrastructure
• Blockchain
• Building information modeling and data analytics
• Building performance
• Business intelligence
• C&I advanced electrical usage measurement
• C&I advanced energy management
• Call centers
• Cloud computing
• Collections
• Communications solutions
• Communications standards for in-home devices
• Communications technologies
• Continuous commissioning technologies
• Control centers
• Cryptocurrencies customer communication/engagement
• Customer strategies and technologies
• Customer demand shifting strategies and practices
• Customer information systems
• Customer relationship management
• Customer service technology
• Cybersecurity
• Data analytics
• Data management
• Data privacy
• Data security
• Decentralized energy
• Defending the grid (cyber and physical security)
• Demand response
• DERMS
• Digitalization
• Disruptive events

• Distributed energy resources (DER)
• Distributed solar
• Distribution automation
• Distribution operations management
• Distribution system network modeling
• Drones/UAVs
• Dynamic rate structures
• Electric vehicles
• Electrification of mobility
• Electronic bill payment
• Energy audits
• Energy efficiency
• Energy management
• Energy storage energy usage monitoring
• Enterprise grid management
• Enterprise/systems integration
• Equipment monitoring/testing/diagnostics
• EV charging
• Field service operations
• Fuzor
• GIS/geospatial technologies
• Grid edge technologies
• Grid optimization
• Home area networks
• HVDC
• Information management
• Infrastructure security
• Internet of things
• Interoperability
• Investment and financing issues
• Life cycle management
• Lighting and lighting control
• Line design• Load management
• Local area network
• Maintenance management
• Merchant transmission
• Meter data management
• Meter maintenance
• Microgrids
• Mobile apps
• Mobile computing
• Modeling systems and software
• Monitoring/testing/protection
• Net metering
• New value chains
• Non-wires alternatives
• On-site power
• Outage management

• Outsourcing
• Overhead/underground T&D
• Phasor measurement
• Power quality monitoring and control
• Power systems instrumentation and measurement
• Project capital/funding
• Project planning, design, construction and management
• Rates and pricing
• Real-time data analytics
• Reality modeling
• Regulatory and policy issues
• Renewable energy integration
• Revenue generation/opportunities
• Revenue retention
• Rights of way management
• Risk management
• SCADA
• Smart buildings
• Smart buildings and EE
• Smart cities
• Smart grid funding
• Smart street lights
• Social media
• Solar PV inverters
• Spatial technologies
• Standards
• Storm damage assessment
• Storm restoration
• Substation automation
• Substation design and construction
• Sustainability initiatives
• System hardening
• System protection
• System resiliency
• T&D reliability
• T&D system engineering
• Time-of-use pricing
• Transactive energy markets
• Transmission congestion
• Transmission system automation/control
• Utility-scale storage
• Value-added services
• Virtual reality
• Volt/VAR
• Web-enabled services
• Wide area networks
• Work force management