Unable to make it to the Itron Utility Week conference? Don’t worry, we have you covered. You can watch the event remotely with two days of live-streamed content!
The Knowledge Conference, taking place October 16-17, is Itron Utility Week’s main event and includes two thought-provoking keynotes headlined by utility industry leaders that focus on business drivers shaping utilities of the future. Join us as we get inspired and resourceful at this year’s Itron Utility Week!
MONDAY, OCTOBER 16
IUW Opening General Session
8:00-9:30 a.m. CDT
Explore new frontiers with an introduction from Sharelynn Moore, Itron's SVP of Networked Solutions; a welcome and state of the industry update from Philip Mezey, Itron's president and CEO. The host of Itron Utility Week, Scott Prochazka of CenterPoint Energy, will cover the utility's vision for the future and drive to deliver increasing service, value and safety to customers.
Opening General Session Keynote:
Big Picture Session – Where IoT Meets the Smart Grid: The Intersection of Edge Intelligence, Sensors and Networks
3:45-4:45 p.m. CDT
The Internet of Things (IoT) represents both a technology revolution and a buzz word bandied about our industry. But what does it really mean? In this session, we will feature experts who will provide perspective on what impact the IoT is having on the utility industry, its technology decisions and business transformation efforts.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17
IUW General Session
8:00-8:30 a.m. CDT
Join us as we kick off day two where we’ll continue to explore how technology has opened our industry’s door to entirely new frontiers—to creative, unique ways of solving challenges, both old and new. And hear from Dr. Michael Webber & Sharelynn Moore as they discuss energy-water implications of natural disaster, inspiring the next generation of energy leaders through STEM education and the power of mentoring.
Dr. Michael E. WebberAssociate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin & Deputy Director of Energy Institute
Big Picture Session – Connected Communities and the Partnerships and Projects that Power Them
10:00-11:00 a.m. CDT
As more and more cities leverage technology and key partnerships to innovate, drive economic development and create more resourceful communities, the smart cities movement has gone beyond concept to reality. This discussion features speakers who will share the progress made in their city and what it takes to drive successful initiatives.