The 2nd Annual Smart Grids Smart Cities

Venue: Lisbon

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Event Date/Time: Jun 07, 2011 End Date/Time: Jun 08, 2011
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The evolution of the electricity grid is the key to challenge for Europe’s electricity networks. The months ahead will witness the maturation of smart grids as all trials and pilots move to the production deployment.
Hear from leaders in the field how cities around the world are dealing with the increasing demand for power and are channeling expertise into developing solutions that are more energy efficient and sustainable. Explore cutting-edge case studies of buildings and cities that lead the world in sustainable design and energy efficiency.

Key speakers:

* Representative of EDP Distribuição - Energia S.A., Directorate of Planning and Management Control/ InovGrid
* Dr. Patricia Arsene, European Commission, Research Programme Officer
* Yoram Cohen, Israel Electric Corporation, Smart Grid and Electric Vehicles Projects IT Director
* Michele de Nigris, RSE SpA, Director Department Transmission and Distribution Technologies
* Susana Carillo, Endesa Distribución Eléctrica, Smartcity Málaga Coordinator
* Felipe Alvarez Figuerola, ENDESA, Spain, Project Deployment Manager
* Piotr Cofta, British Telecom, UK, Chief Researcher – Security and Trust & International Author
* DI Helfried Brunner MSc, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
* Steve Heinen, International Energy Agency
* Antonella Battaglini, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Senior Scientist
* Project Manager at SEFEP, J.K. (Koen) Kok, EcoGrid Project, ECN - Power Systems & Information Technology

International Smart Grid Pilots Featured:

* InovGrid, Portugal
* Eco Grid, Bornholm, EU
* Malaga, Spain
* Masdar City, United Arab Emirates
* Eco-City Tianjin, China
* Amsterdam, Netherlands
* Israel
* Austria
* UK
* Germany
* Czech Republic

Special features:

* Case studies by industry profesionals
* Speed Networking
* Interactive Pannel Discussions
* Roundtable Brainstorms
* Live Debates

Whom will you meet:

Utilities & Telecom – Executives, IT /Network Directors, Operations Directors, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Customer Care, Business Development, Regulatory Affairs

Manufacturers/Vendors – Executives and Marketing Directors from Communication, Metering and Transmission Industries

Consumer Community – Real Estate Landlords Smart Grid-related associations, Forums, Industrial and Residential Consumer Groups, etc

Government/regulatory agencies – Telecom and utility-related

Financial community – Shareholders and Venture Capitalists