Accessing DISTRIBUTECH Presentations
Presentations provided by DistribuTECH speakers are available to all full delegates and exhibitor delegates, however a username and password are required to access them. 
This year's username and password were handed out at the conference.  If you did not receive them please contact Debbi Wells at 
Utility University course handouts are only available to those who paid to attend a course. 
Credentials were provided by the instructors, however, if you paid to attend a course and did not receive the username and password please contact Debbi Wells at 

Downloading DISTRIBUTECH Presentations
Select View All Sessions from the Education dropdown menu. 
Find the session you're interested in. If a presentation has been uploaded you'll see a Power Point or PDF icon. 
Click on it.
You'll get a pop up box to enter the username and password.


Mr. Ross Smith

Head of PA's Utility Advisory Practice (Americas)
PA Consulting


Ross is the Head of PA's Utility Advisory Practice (Americas) and he is based in Denver, CO. His team’s purpose is to be an enabler for our Utility clients to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. We help our Utility clients deliver clean, reliable and affordable energy by leveraging digital technology & innovation, focused on achieving decarbonization goals, rapid electrification of transport, grid modernization & flexibility and improving the customer experience. Our work positively impacts the lives of our Utility’s customers & employees; ensures appropriate returns for stakeholders and investors in a responsible manner (supported by the regulator); and drives toward a cleaner and more sustainable environment – for communities, the planet and future generations.

Ross was elected to Partner in 2007 and he is known for structuring and delivering large complex digital transformation programs for his clients. He is a recognized as an industry leader in Program Management, Digital Strategy development and associated financial models – and he has extensive international experience having lived and worked in the US, UK, Canada, Poland, Spain, Germany, Italy and New Zealand.

Ross is a published author having co-authored two books on complex program planning, digital strategy and financial justification – one of which was in collaboration with GE Digital Energy. He is the author of numerous articles on strategic planning, return on investment modeling and digital transformation. Within PA, Ross leads several key accounts in the US on the West and East Coast, acting as the lead Partner for all engagements with these key accounts.


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For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH conference program please contact:  
Debbi Wells, CMP
Conference  Manager
Direct: 918-832-9265

For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH exhibit services please contact your Exhibit Services Manager at:
Direct: 253-212-2735

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