[SIPForum-discussion] Smart Grid Virtual Summit

Kim Schofield ksdm at comcast.net
Thu Jun 23 16:20:31 UTC 2011

Smart Grid Virtual Summit 2011

June 29-30, 2011   |    100% online at  <http://www.smartgrid-vsummit.com/>


Dear SIP Forum member, 


Be sure to join your colleagues from around the world next week for
<http://www.smartgrid-vsummit.com/> The Smart Grid Virtual Summit 2011 -- a
unique online conference that examines the very latest technology
developments, business insights, and case study take-aways surrounding the
global smart grid industry. 


Organized by The Smart Grid Observer, the Virtual Summit is a two-day, 100%
online event features 18 seminar sessions exploring  key issues such as: 

.  Preparing for Tomorrow's Smart Grid: Migration Strategies

.  Open Source Strategies for the Smart Grid

.  Meeting the Data Management IT Challenge

.  Pricing Models and Achieving Consumer Buy-In

.  Delivering Smart Meter Value to Customers

.  Plug-In Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid

.  Preparing for Distributed Energy Resources

.  Architecting the Smart Grid from the Ground Up

.  Merging Legacy Systems Effectively

.  Key Case Studies, Deployments, and Lessons Learned to Date

.  Demand Response Advances and Applications

The online format allows for maximum convenience, interaction, learning, and
cost-effective networking among attendees around the globe -- eliminating
travel hassle and time away from the office. 


Speakers include:

.  Greg Haddow, Clean Transportation Manager, San Diego Gas & Electric

.  Eric Nelson, Managing Principal, Synaptitude Consulting

.  Dan Brancaccio, Senior Technical Architect, BRIDGE Energy Group; and
Technical Architect, WECC WISP

.  Scott Saunders, Information Officer, Sacramento Municipality Utility

.  Jussi Palola, Head of Corporate R&D, Helsinki Energy

.  Thierry Pienaar, Head of Technology Smart Grid & Energy Solutions, Nokia
Siemens Networks 

.  Narasimha Chari, CTO, Tropos Networks

.  Ogi Kavazovic, Vice President, Strategy and Marketing, OPOWER

.  Andy Hoskinson, San Diego Area Manager, ECOtality North America

.  Stephan Amsbary, Director of Utility Enterprise Architecture, EnerNeX

.  And many more!

"Great conference and well implemented. The virtual format worked very well
and allowed me to spend more time on topics of interest to me. I found it
all to be a very efficient use of my time-the virtual format was easy to use
and the content was quite valuable. Kudos to you and your team!"        

-- Tom Thomassen, Senior Development Manager, Office of the CTO, Symantec

Attend as many sessions over the two-day period as you like. Sessions are
recorded for later viewing up to three months after the event.  Also,
registrants for next week's Virtual Summit may download presentations from
the  Smart Grid Virtual Summit held in February of this year -- plus view
archived recordings of those sessions.


"This format works very well and is a great opportunity to share ideas
globally. Well organized. The case studies are a great way to move beyond
the theory to understand what is actually being done by peers in the
-- Jennifer Gordon, Smart Metering Coordinator, Halton Hills Hydro Inc.


Special Offer:  As a member of the SIP Forum, you're entitled to receive 20%
off the regular registration fee.  Just enter the code: "SIP" when
registering.  Space is limited, so
<http://www.smartgrid-vsummit.com/register.htm> register today to reserve
your spot and receive 20% off.

I look forward to your participation in this unique and important event for
global smart grid industry.


Daniel Coran

Program Manager

Smart Grid Virtual Summit 2011

 <tel:%2B1-815-331-6133> +1-815-331-6133

 <mailto:dcoran at smartgrid-vsummit.com> dcoran at smartgrid-vsummit.com 



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