10h00 – 11h00
Panel discussion: ‘What is driving the evolution in the changing utility environment’?
Why today’s smart utility executives are concerned about the utility landscape of tomorrow and why they are taking AMI and smart metering decisions to the boardroom.
An esteemed panel of utility executives will discuss the transformation of the utility industry brought on by technology advances, specifically focusing on how the large volumes of real-time data will affect the industry. They will also demonstrate how their utilities’ business models and business cases have enabled them to justify ROI and fund investments in AMI, smart grid, billing and CRM infrastructures and will impact on their organizations processes.
Moderator: Tom Walker, Director, Business Integration, SCE, CA
- David Harkness, Vice President & CIO, PNM Resources, NM
- Jim Jones, Vice President & CIO, GR Energy, MN
- Donna LeClair, Chief Technology Officer, B.C. Hydro, Canada
- Michael Oldak, Senior Director, State Competitive & Regulatory Polices, Edison Electric Institute, DC