2018 Agenda

8:00am - 9:00am

Continental Breakfast and Registration

9:00am - 9:15am

The Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston

9:15am - 9:30am

Opening Remarks, CenterPoint Energy


Setting the Stage

9:45am - 10:00am

Patty Durand, President & CEO, Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative

10:00am - 10:50am

Best Practices in Smart Grid Education: AMI Deployments – How Smart Grid Changed the Utility-Customer Relationship

10:50am - 11:05am


11:05am - 11:55am

Pricing Programs and the Customer

11:55am - 12:25pm

Arthur D’Andrea, Commissioner, Public Utility Commission of Texas

12:25pm - 1:25pm


1:25pm - 2:15pm

Making the Regulatory Case for Advanced Technology Investment

2:15pm - 3:05pm

Innovative Approaches to Customer Education and Engagement – Including Latest Technology Trends

3:05pm - 3:20pm


3:20pm - 4:10pm

Executive Panel on Utility of the Future

4:10pm - 5:00pm

The Role of Utility in Smart Home and Smart City

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Cocktail Reception