Looking at projects up north, Metering, Billing/CIS America participants will have the opportunity to hear from Shane Pospisil, president and CEO of the Ontario Energy Association (OEA).

Pospisil joined the 170-member OEAin early 2005, after having held the position of Assistant Deputy Minister, Energy Supply and Conservation with the Ontario Ministry of Energy. From 2003, up until his departure from government, he was also the provincial co-chair of the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Working Group on Electricity, which reports directly to the Canadian Council of Energy Ministers.

Over the years, Pospisil has gained a broad perspective on the North American energy sector, having worked on a range of public policy issues, as well as on the energy management and procurement challenges facing large industrial consumers.

At Metering, Billing/CIS America 2008 Pospisil will share his thoughts and insights into the burgeoning Ontario smart metering initiative, providing a unique perspective on the evolution of the utilities sector.

To find out more about this leading utility event, please contact Ryan Matthews: ryan.matthews@spintelligent.com or go to the event's website www.meteringamerica.com