Spintelligent is pleased to announce the participants for the Closing Panel Session at the upcoming Smart Energy East Coast Conference.  The Closing Panel Session, taking place on October 28th in New York City, is titled “The Smart Energy Landscape” and features some of the leaders representing different viewpoints in the smart energy movement.

Featured panelists include:

  • Robert Catell, Chairman of the New York State Smart Grid Consortium.  In addition to his role with the New York State Smart Grid Consortium, Mr. Catell is also the Chairman, Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) at New York State University at Stony Brook and is the former Chairman, U.S., National Grid and former Chairman and CEO, KeySpan Corporation.  
  • Deborah Ifrah, Executive Director, JP Morgan.  Ms. Ifrah heads up JP Morgan’s Smart Grid Practice and has been involved in some of the largest commercial transactions that are shaping much of today’s vendor landscape.
  • Howard Scott, Ph.D., Managing Director of Cognyst Advisors.  Dr. Scott is a renowned expert in metering, communications, and the many technologies that are shaping what has become today’s smart energy landscape.  An advisor to Fortune 500 companies, niche solution providers, and utilities of all sizes, Dr. Scott is recognized for his valued insights and estimates about AMI and Smart Grid market direction.
  • Ron Prosser, CEO of The Prosser Group.  After having held executive positions at Boeing, Mr. Prosser now heads up an organization that provides consulting, engineering and venture capital in the energy and clean water fields.  A trusted advisor on in the smart energy field, Mr. Prosser is a recognized leader in identifying and successfully building solutions and organizations in the smart energy field.

The Session is being moderated by Mike Smith, Vice President & General Manager, North America for Spintelligent, producers of the Smart Energy East Coast Conference.  Mr. Smith expressed his excitement about the Closing Panel Session, “Rare is the opportunity to sit down and gather insights from such a reputable, yet diverse, field of respected leaders and experts in the smart energy arena.  I am honored to be a part of this, and look forward to hearing from these industry leaders as they share their insights with our conference audience.”

About Smart Energy East Coast
Smart Energy East Coast, the only executive forum for stakeholders committed to developing energy efficiency programs supported by smart metering and smart grid initiatives. By bringing together utilities, energy regulators, technology vendors, proponents of smart buildings, the financial community, and other industry experts, this exclusive event will validate the future of smart energy practices in the region.   Additional information about the conference can be found at www.metering.com/seec.

About Spintelligent
Spintelligent, a Clarion Events company, is a leading integrated media company with an international presence. It has established itself as the key strategic information provider to the global metering, meter-to-cash and customer-end technology and as a specialist in African infrastructure development, with a focus on the power and mining sectors.  Additional information about the company can be found at www.spintelligent.com.