WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid is taking place on Monday - Wednesday, May 19-21, in Washington, DC, at the Ronald Reagan Center on 14th St. NW. It is the 11th annual event.
Close to 400 delegates are expected to attend the non-profit event of the Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid, representing a diverse group of technology companies, utilities, government bodies and organizations.
One highlight of the event is Tuesday, May 20, when the entire day features CEOs, Commissioners, and other notable speakers in facilitated roundtable format discussing topics with each other and the audience.
Another highlight of the Town Meeting is the frequent electronic voting by attendees on various questions. In addition, the "Griddies" - the National Town Meeting Award for Excellence in Communication - will be awarded by attendees to the best examples of creative work that explain the importance of smart energy practices and technologies.
Four State Utility Commissioners from around the country will be receiving leadership awards on the morning of May 20.
WHO: Among the speakers to appear:
Chair, New York Department of Public Service
Chair, Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities
Commissioner, Maryland Public Service Commission
Commissioner, Hawaii Public Service Commission
Chairman and CEO, PSEG
President and CEO, American Public Power Association
SVP, Policy, Strategy & Sustainability, NRG Energy
VP, Distribution, Georgia Power
Executive VP and COO, EPB Chattanooga
Director of Energy Products, Nest
Vice President Marketing and Strategy, Opower
A complete agenda and list of speakers is available at www.smartgridtownmeeting.com.
WHERE: Monday – Wednesday, May 19-21, 2014
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington DC,
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Main Atrium at 14th Street NW entrance.
WHEN: Monday, May 19, 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Microgrid Workshop
Tuesday, May 20, 8:30am – 5:30pm – Roundtable Sessions
Wednesday, May 21, 8:30am –3:30pm – Breakout Sessions
SOURCE Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid