At Utilities and Smart Cities, attendees will discuss, learn, and experience the future of the smarter utility together. Through interactive panels, comprehensive presentations, and a tour through Alabama Power’s very own flagship smart neighborhood, this conference is designed to leave attendees educated. No matter if you are a visual learner or a data-driven analyst, there is a platform here for everyone. Topics include data management, electrification, storage, distributive energy, customer service, and even a look into blockchain. The mission is to demonstrate how utilities can promote efficiency, accessibility, and safety all while moving toward a greener grid.
Rob Wilhite, managing director at Navigant, will moderate the keynote session Welcome Panel: Setting Up A Landscape for the Modern Smart City Monday at 1 p.m.
Richard Shandross, associate director at Navigant, will moderate Expert Panel: Demystifying Blockchain & Evaluating its Real Potential Tuesday at 8:45 a.m.