Metering Central America & Caribbean: View the program


The program is now available for the Metering Central America & Caribbean conference and exhibition taking place in Bogotá, Colombia from April 28-30, 2008.

New, advanced metering systems are attracting increasing interest worldwide as a tool for energy management and revenue protection as well as the introduction of innovative customer service programs and the move towards a smart grid. Key considerations are economic and regulatory, and integration alongside traditional technologies such as prepayment and AMR.

With the value of these systems continually evolving, Metering Central America & Caribbean will provide the platform to review and strategise on next generation metering technologies for Central American and Caribbean utilities.

Topics to be discussed include standards, meter tests, regulatory updates, revenue management, revenue protection, tariff structuring, metering technologies including AMR, advanced metering including smart grids, remote management, meter data management, energy management, prepayment, billing systems, payment solutions, and customer relationship management.

High level speakers include:

  • Matias Bermudez Guerra, Commercial Manager, CFE, Mexico
  • Ramon L. Burgos Medina, Associated Director for Wholesale, Industrial and Commercial Customers, PREPA, Puerto Rico
  • Alfonso Valverde Madriz, Energy Management Manager, Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz, Costa Rica
  • Rafael Cueto Stéfani, Telecommunications and Systems Director, Edesur, Dominican Republic
  • Alejandro Crivelli, SSA Energy & Utilities Industry Leader, IBM, Argentina
  • Inés Helena Vélez Pérez, Energy Distribution and Transmission Deputy Manager, Empresas Publicas de Medellín, Colombia
  • Ramón López Ramos, Commercial Director, Unión Nacional Eléctrica, Cuba
  • Jacobo Da Costa, Metering Manager, ENEE, Honduras
  • Jorge Rigamonti, Prepayment Project Manager, Edenor, Argentina
  • Luis Ayala, Consultant to the General Manager, Emelsad, Ecuador
  • Tomas Soto Sanchez, Energy Trading and Systems, Adinelsa, Peru
  • Ramón López Ramos, Commercial Director, Unión Nacional Eléctrica, Cuba

… and more …

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For more information, please contact Emmanuelle Nicholls:, tel. +27 21 700 3500, fax +27 21 700 3501 or visit the website: