AURORA, Colo., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowledge2011 Utility Executive Summit — an invitation-only event for senior-level utility industry leaders — will be held November 7–9, 2011, in Amelia Island, Fla., Energy Central CEO Steve Drazga announced today. The annual gathering brings together top energy industry CIOs, VPs of Customer Service and Operations executives for two days of roundtable discussions and interactive forums addressing the myriad topics, trends and issues facing utility executives in today's rapidly changing energy marketplace.
"Transformational Leadership: Championing Change" is the event's theme, and attendees will discuss common challenges, share insights, brainstorm and collaborate to develop comprehensive strategies for managing the complex issues and developing new technologies in the utility industry. Now in its sixth year, the summit is a private event limited to 100 senior leaders in the functional areas of utility industry information technology, operations and customer service.
The summit's content is developed by industry executives, including Christopher Perdue, vice president of Sierra Energy Group and program chair, Customer Service Committee; Jill Feblowitz, vice president of IDC Energy Insights and program chair, IT Committee; and Robert Sarfi, Ph.D., P.Eng., partner of Boreas Group and program chair, Operations Committee.
Agenda highlights include:
- Doug Keeley, CEO and chief storyteller of The Mark of a Leader, will present the opening address.
- James Dickenson, managing director and CEO of JEA, will deliver the keynote address.
- Four roundtable sessions provide opportunities for collaborative strategizing and sharing.
- Social events encourage informal networking.
Knowledge2011 Utility Executive Summit is held at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, and the Twitter hashtag for event updates is #ksummit. For more information, call Jana Koehn at (303) 228-4735 or visit www.knowledgesummits.com.
About Energy Central:
Energy Central of Aurora, CO, is the leading online information hub and media company for energy-industry professionals. The Energy Central community includes six Web sites, 14 eNewsletters, two award-winning print magazines — Intelligent Utility and EnergyBiz — two monthly webcast series, two highly acclaimed industry events and a strong market research arm, Sierra Energy Group. Energy Central champions the development of Information-Enabled Energy™ by facilitating executive-level knowledge-sharing events and management-level events where top government and industry officials provide power industry professionals with insights into the future of the power industry.
SOURCE Energy Central