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Select Criteria: Tracks = Smart Cities/IoT

Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: 214B
  • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 1
Consumer expectations are on the rise and utilities continue to face a wide range of emerging challenges such as DER integration, cybersecurity, and storm response. Utilities need a framework to solve problems and deploy new solutions while creating value and minimizing costs. Creative approaches like design thinking to identify problems,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panel Moderator+
John O. Wambaugh
Executive Consultant
Z2Solutions LLC
Session Chair
David Glenwright
Principal Consultant
Black and Veatch Management Consulting LLC
Session Co-Chair
Koustuv Ghoshal
Managing Director - Energy & Utilities Practice
Ericsson Inc.
Panelist
Kevin Wasserman
Project Specialist, AMI Implementation Outage Management & Smart City
ConEd
Panelist
Philip Nevels
Director, innovation & Partnerships
Exelon Utilities
Panelist
Tony Zhu
Senior Specialist, AMI Implementation Outage Management & Smart City
Con Edison
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)

Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: 214B
  • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 2
This session will showcase first-hand experiences from utilities that are building out their IoT platforms with an eye for the future.  By incorporating field area network standards into their programs, these utilities are prepared to grow their ecosystem of devices, enable a broader ecosystems of business partners and extend the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panel Moderator
Vicki Trees
VP Segment Marketing
Landis+Gyr
Session Chair
Anil Pahwa
University Distinguished Professor
Kansas State University
Panelist
Jeremy Laundergan
Vice President
EnerNex
Panelist
Kyle Grossmann
Sr. Manager, Network Strategy & Planning
Xcel Energy
Panelist
Paul Sisson
Smart Grids- Program Director
Avangrid Service Company
Panelist
Phil Beecher
President & CEO
Wi-SUN Alliance
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)

Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: 214B
  • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 3
This session will explore how utilities are planning for and developing eco-friendly infrastructure. It will present drivers of smart city initiatives and the essential role played by infrastructure and technology; the development of action plans that converge the utility’s evolutionary path with that of their cities; and how utilities are... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Carol Johnston
Vice President Product and Marketing
Clevest
Session Co-Chair
Denise Ernst
Vice President
Parks Associates
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214B
  • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
John Zachary Gibson
Chief R&D Engineer
Avista
Co-Author
Nick Edney
Senior Electrical Engineer
McKinstry
Handout(s)
    • Room: 214B
    • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 3B
    • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker+
    Renee Cinar
    Engineer
    Technology Innovation| Asset Management & Strategy Engineering | Southern California Edison
    • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
    • Room: 214B
    • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 3C
    • Thursday, January 30, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
    Speaker(s)
    Co-Author+
    Joseph Blackwell
    Director, Commercial Energy Solutions
    Leidos
    Speaker
    Peter Westlake
    Manager, Strategic Customer Projects, Finance and Contracts
    Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC)

      Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

      • Room: 214B
      • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 4
      More and more city governments are publicly committing to bold 2050 goals in terms of carbon emissions and renewable energy.  The level of transformation needed to achieve these goals affecting millions of people will require unprecedented collaboration and innovative partnerships with utilities that face rising challenges and expectations on electrification,... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Panel Moderator+
      H.G. Chissell
      Founder and CEO
      Advanced Energy Group
      Session Chair
      Gary Wong
      Principal, Global Water Industry
      OSIsoft LLC
      Panelist
      Doug Melnick
      Chief Sustainability Officer
      City of San Antonio
      Panelist
      Itai Dadon
      Global Head, Smart Cities & IIoT
      Itron Inc.
      Panelist
      Look King
      Director, R&D
      ConEdison
      Panelist
      Philip Nevels
      Director, innovation & Partnerships
      Exelon Utilities
      Tracks:
      • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)

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