Each panel will be moderated by an industry expert with EnergySec's Program Manager, Lisa Carrington addressing Critical Infrastructure Protection issues, Greentech Media's Senior Smart Grid Analyst, David Leeds moderating the Smart Grid Data and Analytics Panel, Jesse Berst of Smart Grid News and Managing Director, Global Smart Energy will discuss Smart Cities, and John Hewa, VP Research, Engineering & Technical Services, NRECA will discuss technology powering the future.
The four moderated panel discussions complement the world class keynote presentations already on the agenda, making the 2012 MSGS the most anticipated event of the year. Craig Miller, Industry Expert and Research Consultant, CRN discussing what it will take to Clear the Smart Grid Hurdles. Jesse Berst will also deliver a morning keynote focusing on the transition from the smart grid to smart cities. Rick Thompson, President and Co-Founder, Greentech Media will co-present with David Leeds on their findings related to Smart Grid Data Analytics and Cloud-Based Service Offerings. Jerry Jackson, Leader and Research Director, Smart Grid Research Consortium will deliver his keynote presentation focused on resolving smart grid choice overload with business case models.
The MSGS event has a unique format focused on business development through private boardroom meetings where more than one hundred electric utility municipal executives aggregate to discuss the latest technological advances and solutions in smart grid technologies with participating technology vendors. Smart grid technology companies interested in participating in one of listed panel discussions and developing business with US Municipal Utilities should contact Colin Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org -or by phone at (864) 751-4812.