Why are utilities, government and the industry taking the direction that they are? This is the question that will form the focus of debate in a panel of high level-executives (regulators, users, utilities and lobbyists) at the opening session at the 8th annual Metering, Billing/CIS America conference on May 10, 2007.

Speakers include:

  • Wayne Shirley, Director, RAP, USA, who will also moderate the discussion
  • Angela Beehler, Director of Energy Regulation, Wal-Mart, USA
  • Aaron J. Johnson, Deputy Director, Division of Ratepayer Advocates, California Public Utilities Commission, USA
  • Shane Pospisil, President and CEO, Ontario Energy Association, Canada

The Metering, Billing/CIS America conference and exhibition will take place in San Antonio, Texas from May 7-11, under the theme 'The integrating smart metering, billing & CIS toolkit for the NOW utility’.

Program highlights include AMI and the customer, Meter to cash, MDM and data analytics, and leveraging the CIS in an AMI world.

The event also includes an exhibition with over 80 exhibitors, as well as field visits to advanced metering and BPL installations across the state of Texas, making it THE integrated smart metering, billing and CIS toolkit for the NOW utility!

Get tips from leading metering and customer management experts and look at real life examples and deployments, decisions and updates for the North American customer-end technology sector.

Delegates who register before February 25, 2007 will receive US$100 off their tuition fees.

For more information visit www.meteringamerica.com