Metering, Billing/CIS America 2010 conference committee


Become a program committee member for the 11th annual Metering, Billing/MDM America Conference and Exhibition.  In 2010, the conference will return to San Diego, CA and will be held from March 7 – 11.

Metering, Billing/MDM America 2010 conference sessions will be tailored for utility professionals from electric, gas and water utilities who are focused on developments in advanced metering, the smart grid, revenue management and customer service initiatives.  Along with the outstanding speakers for the general sessions, participants have a choice of attending concurrent educational tracks and dynamic presentations by industry experts. The concurrent tracks focus on timely issues covering smart metering for electric and gas utilities, advanced metering for water utilities, the smart grid, demand side management, billing systems, meter data management, regulatory compliance issues, and other promising trends.

As an industry professional that is in touch with current industry trends and developments, we invite you to participate on the 2010 Program Committee.  

Participation includes suggesting speakers and reviewing abstract submissions. As we screen all submissions this wouldn’t take a significant amount of time, however we are looking for active participation with the following:

  • Chairing / moderating sessions and or present papers
  • Participating in approximately 2-3 telephone conference calls
  • Input on / reviewing of marketing materials that will be sent out
  • Participating in two committee meetings in 2009:
    • Abstract review / program development meeting: August 30, San Diego, CA (part of Smart Energy West Coast Conference)
    • Program finalization meeting: Time and date to be determined

As a Program Committee member, you receive:

  • Complimentary access to the Metering, Billing/MDM America 2010 conference and exhibition, Smart Energy West Coast Conference and Smart Energy East Cost Conference
  • Your name, photograph and biography will be published on all promotional material (website, brochure etc)
  • You will be acknowledged as a Program Committee member during the event

Topics the 2010 conference will cover:

Metering America:

  • AMI technology evaluation
  • Establishing business value for AMI data beyond billing
  • Integrating the data
  • Leveraging the data to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Smart grid technology options
  • Taking energy management beyond the meter
  • Integrating demand response and AMI
  • Securing AMI and the smart grid

Billing America:

  • Upgrading and migrating your CIS
  • Making the transition to dynamic pricing
  • Residential real-time pricing: Increasing savings and performance
  • Controlling peak usage and customer analytics
  • Turning complex services billing into customized, quality-assured statements

Meter Data Management Summit:

  • Leveraging the data to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Strategies for putting meter data to work
  • Redefining the role of a MDM in the era of smart grid
  • Customer analytics for smart grid programs
  • Keys to unlocking the grid lock on the Smart Grid
  • MDM and enterprise integration: profiting from the data

Water Metering Summit:

  • AMR/AMI for water utilities – what are the benefits?
  • Taking AMR beyond water conservation
  • AMR and leak detection
  • Building applications and products into your water AMR system
  • AMR rollout for improved customer service
  • Effectively managing change in customer care and billing for water utilities

We are committed to shaping the world of metering, billing and customer service. Please could you indicate your interest by Friday July 10, 2009 by contacting Ryan Matthews on or call 888 559 8017 EXT: 3535.