BRISTOL, England, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
On 22-24 May 2012, the La Mola Barcelona Hotel in Spain will play host to a 65-strong consortium of C-level executives and Senior Corporate Officers from small, mid and large cap utilities companies attending the latest Next Generation Utilities Summit (NGU Summit). Positioned at the very pinnacle of its industry, this year's Summit promises to be the most well respected and best-attended event for the Utilities industries throughout Europe in 2012.
Top C-level executives will be present to discuss cutting-edge business challenges, ranging from smart grids and disruptive thought leadership to generation techniques and security elements to name but a few.
The Summit itself combines high-level roundtable discussions with next generation technology solutions that, together with the Director of Utilities & Energy Europe, Alastair O'Hara, have been championed by the Summit's very own Advisory Board.
Included within the Summit's senior executive delegation are Dr. Andreas Breuer, VP New Technologies & Projects, RWE Deutschland; The EU Commission's Smart Grid Programme Manager, Manuel Sanchez Jimenez; Antonio Aires Messias, Board of Directors Advisor, EDP Distribuicao; E.on's Innovation Centre VP & Head, Peter Sigenstam; and Roberta Bigliani, Head of EMEA at IDC Energy Insights.
Simone Chiappi, VP for Smart Metering at E.ON, attended the previous NGU Summit in Malaga and had this to say: "There were a lot of ideas bouncing around. Lots of new concepts being explored. I thought it was a really really good event."
The event has been designed specifically for forward-thinking C-level executives in the European Utilities arena, drawing on experiences and discussing the challenges facing the sector. The NGU Summit will offer comprehensive workshops, panel discussions on major industry issues, and one-to-one meetings to five delegates the opportunity to meet with business analysts and solution providers to discuss strategy and technology demands in a rapidly evolving business climate.
Alastair O'Hara, Director of Utilities & Energy Europe, believes the high calibre of speakers and exceptional content, combined with excellent opportunities for networking, give the delegates and sponsors true value for money and a significant return on their investment.
"This is shaping up to be, without fail, the best NGU Summit yet. There's nothing short of excitement surrounding the tremendous calibre of delegation attending this year. As a gathering of leaders in the Utility space, I am anticipating the levels of discussion and networking that take place to be beyond anything else in the market - and am more than confident that this event will top the bill when it comes to Utility events in the EMEA region."
For more information, please visit: http://www.ngueurope.com/
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