Smart Metering East Coast taking place in Washington DC from November 7-9 is just 3 weeks away and with limited number availability, space if filling fast.

If you are still thinking about attending, there are some compelling reasons why you should be at this extraordinary event, no matter what!

Reason #1: We've gathered together a group of "doers" to share their expertise.  Some of these industry-elite speakers include:
Rick Morgan, Commissioner, DC Public Service Commission, Washington DC
Eric Ackerman, Senior Manager, Regulatory Policy, Edison Electric Institute, Washington DC
Dan Delurey, Executive Director, Demand Response & Advanced Metering Coalition, Washington DC
Joy Zimberlin, Regulatory Specialist, New York Independent System Operator, NY
Michael Angemeer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Veridian Corporation, ON, CANADA
Howard Porter, Managing Director, ESMIG (European Smart Metering Industry Group), London, UK
Ted Schultz, Vice-President, Energy Efficiency, Duke Energy, NC
Michael Poncia, Process Manager, Pepco Holdings, Inc., Washington DC
    
... and many more

Reason #2: A choice of two pre-conference workshops, on Venture Capital in metering and smart metering and Home Area Networks.

The Venture Capital workshop will be led by Matt Lecar, Venture Consultant with Trinity Ventures. Panelists include:
Alexander "Hap" Ellis, General Partner, Rockport Capital
Jake Tarr, Managing Director, Kinetic Ventures
Phil Deutch, Managing Partner, NGP Energy Technology Partners which are being lead by leaders in their respective fields; namely

The Home Area Network workshop will be led by Erich Gunther, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, EnerNex Corporation and will examine the critical role of AMI in this rapidly developing technology.

Reason #3: Get answers from the industry's principal vendors during dedicated vendor briefing hours. Sponsors of this premier event include Echelon, Elster, Itron, Oracle Utilities, SilverSpring Networks, Trilliant Networks and TWACS by DCSI.

Reason #4:
Networking opportunities not to be missed - guests, delegates, and speakers will all be there to do business together.

Reason #5: Include the family! Washington DC is a must-see destination for all! Bring the family too, and spend a couple of extra days there. Gain more knowledge at the conference sessions while your family has fun!

Heard enough? Check out our website - www.metering.com/eastcoast for program updates and registrations.