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Itron Utility Week 2020

Save the date: October 24-31, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas

Connecting Our Community

With over 90+ breakout sessions led by industry peers, two insightful keynotes, an interactive product showcase and a host of networking events, the Knowledge Conference is the main event at Itron Utility Week.

Monday Keynote: Florida Power & Light (FPL) Vision

Tuesday Keynote: Power of Purpose

Video: Join Afdhel Aziz at Itron Utility Week

Share ideas, learn lessons and design a brighter future.

Big Picture: Getting to Yes - Helping Utilities Make the Case with Regulators

In 2018, more AMI projects were denied than approved. Regulators are expecting detailed plans and customer benefits to say “yes.” Join this fireside chat with Nick Wagner, NARUC, and Dan Pfeiffer, Itron, to learn the ins and outs of securing commission approval.

Big Picture: Grid Modernization and Resiliency Amid Natural Disasters

Since 1970, the number of disasters worldwide—drought, floods, extreme weather, extreme temperature, landslides, wildfires, volcanic activity and earthquakes—has more than quadrupled. This panel will discuss how grid modernization and resiliency are helping.
Moderator: Jennifer Runyon, Clarion
Panelists: Joe Vale, Duke Energy; Michael Putt, FPL and Matt Smith, Itron

Women in Utilities Reception: Together We Can Drive Cultural Change

Open to men and women. Discussion topics include shifting trends in technology roles for female leaders, the importance of mentorship, how men can help with gender equality, and industry-specific challenges and opportunities.
Moderator: Marina Donovan, Itron
Panelists: Lynda Ziegler, former Southern California Edison executive and Dave DeYagher, BC Hydro

Connect and Learn at the Knowledge Center


Resourcefulness Awards


Itron Innovator Award

Beach Block Party

Flip flops, suntans and endless white sands—our annual Monday night signature event takes place on the beautiful beaches of Marco Island at sunset. Wear your best beach attire and join us for dinner, drinks, live music and dancing along the shores of the Gulf.

IUW 2019 High Level Agenda

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8 a.m.
5K Fun Run

8 - 9 a.m.
Pre-Conference Training

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Golf Tournament

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Community Event

2 - 5 p.m.
Knowledge Center Open

6 - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception


8 - 9:30 a.m.
General Session

9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Knowledge Center Open

10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Big Picture Session

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Women in Utilities Reception

6 - 10 p.m.
Beach Block Party


8 - 9:30 a.m.
General Session

9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Knowledge Center Open

10 - 10:45 a.m.
Big Picture Session

10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

5 - 6:30 p.m.
Closing Reception

6 - 8 p.m.
Distributors Reception


8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Post-Conference Training

8 a.m. - Noon
Field Collection System (FCS) Forum

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Networked Solutions Customer Forum

8 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Distributors Conference

1 - 2:45 p.m.
Electricity Analytics Forum

3 - 4:45 p.m.
Water Analytics Forum

6 - 8 p.m.
Distributors Networking Reception

6 - 7 p.m.
Networked Solutions Customer Forum Reception


8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Post-Conference Training

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Distributors Breakouts

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Networked Solutions Customer Forum

6 - 9 p.m.
Distributors Award Dinner

Agenda subject to change.