Utilimetrics: Alliance for Advanced Metering & Data Management Solutions (formerly AMRA) is planning the most dynamic AMR/AMI conference in its history. Autovation 2008: The Utilimetrics International Symposium, Sept. 7–10 in Atlanta, Ga., will bring together AMR/AMI experts and key personnel for four days of the latest and most innovative utility automation strategies and technologies.
- Intensive Pre- and Post Autovation Courses such as “Pre-Assessing Communication Technologies for AMR and Smart Grid Applications,” which focuses on the fundamental requirements of a large-scale communications system for AMR and the major building blocks of the system architecture. “Designing a Demand Response System” will provide attendees with an understanding of demand response programs.
- Educational sessions designed for electric utility professionals such as:
- “Fixed Network Provides Advanced Metering Functionality”
- “Leveraging Data to Identify Energy Theft”
- “Early Detection of Failed Meters”
- “Implementing AMI Technology”
- “Providing Consumer Choices Through GridSmart”
- “Preparing Operations for AMI”
- Electric Utility Peer Forums: Roundtable discussions for electric utility professionals to talk about hot topics, triumphs and challenges.
- Autovation Exhibit Hall: A utility’s best source of information about products and services designed to derive more value from an AMR/AMI investment. Up to 100 vendors will exhibit.
Plus, maximize AMR/AMI networking and education opportunities with Breakfast with the Experts, Special Interest Group Breakfast, First Time Attendees Orientation, Opening Reception and Exhibit Hall Receptions.
Utilimetrics is a nonprofit trade association that brings together the industry’s diverse stakeholders to share best practices and promote innovative communication networks and data management solutions that link utilities and customers. Members receive discounted Autovation full registration fees and reap the yearlong benefits of connecting to AMR/AMI expertise, networks, resources and leadership.
For more information about Autovation or Utilimetrics visit www.utilimetrics.org or call 847-480-9628.