Introducing Itron Inspire

Explore the possibilities and get inspired.

Join us for Itron Inspire, Oct. 1-8, 2021 in Palm Desert for the industry insights you've come to expect from Itron's premier, customer-focused event—offered this year in person and virtually.

Two Ways to Experience Itron Inspire

In Person

In-Person

The in-person event will feature a full line-up of sessions and networking events you’ve come to expect, with additional safety and health precautions.

Virtual

Virtual

The curated, virtual program consisting of keynotes and popular breakout sessions gives you the flexibility to watch live or on-demand.

Agenda-at-a-Glance

October 3-7, 2021

Sunday, Oct. 3

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PT
Pre-Conference Training

1 - 5 p.m. PT
IEE MDM Users' Forum

2 - 5 p.m. PT
Knowledge Center Open

6 p.m. PT
Welcome Reception

Monday, Oct. 4

8 - 9:30 a.m. PT
General Session
  • Todd Inlander, SVP and CIO, Southern California Edison
  • Tom Dietrich, President and CEO, Itron
  • Frost & Sullivan Awards

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

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

1:15 - 2 p.m. PT
Big Picture Session

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

6 - 10 p.m. PT
Monday Night Event

Tuesday, Oct. 5

9 - 10:30 a.m. PT
General Session
  • Motivational Speaker
  • Itron Innovator Award

10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. PT
Knowledge Center Open

11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PT
Breakout Sessions

1 - 1:45 p.m. PT
Big Picture Session

4:30 - 6 p.m. PT
Closing Reception

6 - 7:30 p.m. PT
Itron Engage Reception

Wednesday, Oct. 6

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. PT
Itron Solutions Forum

8 a.m. - Noon PT
Field Collection System Users' Forum

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. PT
Post-Conference Training

1 - 2:30 p.m. PT
Water Operations Management Forum

3 - 4:30 p.m. PT
AMI Operations Forum

3 - 4:30 p.m. PT
Grid Management Forum

6 - 7:30 p.m. PT
Itron Solutions Forum Reception

6 - 9 p.m. PT
Itron Engage Reception & Awards Dinner

Thursday, Oct. 7

8 a.m. - 3 p.m. PT
Itron Solutions Forum

8 a.m. - 3 p.m. PT
Itron Engage Conference

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. PT
Post-Conference Training


Pre-Conference Training: Oct. 2-3, 2021 — Post-Conference Training: Oct. 6-8, 2021 — Learn More
Agenda subject to change.

Featured Sessions

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General Session

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Big Picture Sessions

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Women in Utilities

New Name, Same Great Experience

To keep pace with the evolving nature of our industry, Itron Utility Week has been renamed to Itron Inspire. Itron Inspire will still offer the same great experience you've come to expect—insightful keynotes, thought leadership panels, breakout sessions, networking, training and so much more—to share perspective and best practices.

Awards Season

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Excellence in Resourcefulness Awards­

Submit your nomination for the annual Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Resourcefulness Awards, which are presented at Itron Inspire to organizations who are reducing waste and using resources efficiently. Utilities and municipalities/cities can be nominated; one award is given in the energy industry and one in the water industry.

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Itron Innovator Award

Nominations are open! This award, presented at Itron Inspire, recognizes a utility or city customer that has leveraged our partner enablement programs to deliver a breakthrough solution that solves challenges in energy/water efficiency and smart communities. Submit a deserving Itron customer and their project by August 13, 2021.

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