A representative from the Edison Electric Institute is to open Smart Energy International's 1st World Meter Design Congress, taking place in San José, CA, U.S.A. from February 20-22, 2008.
The World Meter Design Congress provides the only meeting place for the world’s meter design engineers, system architects, research engineers and production professionals to gain insights into the new requirements and opportunities shaping the design and development of next generation metering systems.
Program highlights include:
Fabio Toledo, EDF R&D, France, on the evaluation process and meter tests
Gerard Nanninga, Hanze Technical University, Netherlands (winner of a European Utility Award 2007) on energy efficient meters
Joseph Hughes, Electric Power Research Institute, USA, on integrated infrastructures for utility and energy service operations
Michael Markides, IMS Research, USA, on the results of an industry-wide semiconductor research project
Brent Hodges, ZigBee Alliance, USA, on wireless communications for meters
Dr Peter Honebein, Honebein Association, USA, on emotional and social aspects of meter system design.