Join us in San Francisco for the ONLY global forum for meter design engineers



The World Meter Design Congress is the ONLY meeting place for the world’s meter design engineers, system architects, R&D engineers and production professionals to gain insights into the new requirements and opportunities shaping the design and development of next-generation metering system.


  • The first Apple employee will talk about user interfaces: Apple’s human interface group: Lessons learnt – Bill Fernandez, CEO, Bill Fernandez Designs, NM, USA
  • Leading consultants will look at designing meters for future AMI rollouts: User requirements for AMI systems and the smart grid – Frances Cleveland, President and Principal Consultant, Xanthus Consulting, CA, USA
  • Real life case studies and success stories:
    • Breakfast smart session:  Meter design for the smart grid and experiences from the world’s first smart grid city – Session moderator: Bob Heile, Chairman, Zigbee Alliance, CA, USA
    • Getting the VOLT hybrid “plugged in”:  An EPRI senior representative will talk about working with General Motors and utilities on the challenges of preparing the nation’s grid.
  • The anatomy of Next-Generation Smart Meters: Are component technologies disruptive or interoperable?  Mark Buccini, TI Director metering / AMI, Texas Instruments, CA, USA
  • Requirements for scaling massive networks: Network Metrics for Smart Grid / AMI Networks –  James Pace, Senior Director, Business Development, Silverspring, CA, USA
  • Meter design for the smart grid and the Smart Energy Alliance: Smart design for the smart grid – Experiences from Europe – Josco Kester, Project Manager, ECN Energy Research Center, Holland



  • R&D engineers
  • System architects
  • AMI developers
  • Senior application engineers
  • Heads of R&D at metering and meter component companies
  • Technical directors from utilities
  • Meter and meter component companies

Compliments from some of the 150 delegates from 27 countries who attended the first event in 2008:

  • “Excellent oratory, very relevant and with practical information” – Kaushik Ghosh, PRI LTD, UK
  • “Great real world program”- Jim Williams, Wavecom INC, USA
  • “Good system view”- Brian Thompson, Landis+Gyr, Switzerland
  • “I think it was a very good show and we definitely want to be involved again in 2009!” – Mike Ueland, Telit, CA, USA

Some of the companies you will hear from in the program and see on the exhibit floor include:

AMI-SEC – BC Hydro – Capgemini (USA) – Cetecom – Bill Fernandez Design – DIYKYOTO – Dr Neuhaus Telekommunikation – EPRI – Enernex – Grid Net – Gruner AG – Home Media – Customer Performance LLC – ECN Intelligent Energy Grids – Itron – IPSO Alliance – Smart Energy International – – Sensinode – Silverspring Networks – Spintelligent – Telit Wireless Solutions – Texas Instruments – Vacuumschmelze – Xanthus Consulting – Zigbee Alliance – Z-Wave….. and many more!

Join us?
Contact: Julia Barton-Hill:
Phone: 888 559 8017 / EXT: 3524
Fax: 413 487 6276

February 23-24, 2009
San Francisco

Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel
2500 Mason Street
San Francisco,
CA 94133, USA
Phone (415) 362-5500