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Utility and Smart City Industry Leaders Come Together for Itron Utility Week 2019

Itron’s Premier Customer Event Brings Together Industry Leaders for Insightful Learnings and to Address the Next Wave of Innovation for Utilities and Smart Cities

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.—Oct. 9, 2019--Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, today announced its flagship event, Itron Utility Week, will bring together more than 1,200 thought leaders, experts and peers in the global utility industry. The customer-focused event will be held in Marco Island, Florida and will foster thought-provoking discussions about the power of community and challenges and opportunities facing utilities and smart cities today.

“Each year at Itron Utility Week, the industry comes together to find common ground in addressing struggles and driving innovation for utilities and smart cities. The challenges facing our industry—digital transformation, aging infrastructure, changing customer expectations and resiliency—are daunting but are not insurmountable,” said Marina Donovan, vice president of global marketing and public affairs. “Focused on the power of community, this year’s event will explore our collective ability to transform the industry through knowledge sharing to design the future we want and need for ourselves, our businesses and our communities.”

Keynotes and breakout sessions will tackle issues such as evolving regulations, grid modernization, clean energy, cybersecurity, understanding data analytics and much more. This year’s event will also feature the presentation of the inaugural Itron Innovator Award, which recognizes a customer who has demonstrated excellence in innovation through Itron's partner enablement programs.

What: Itron Utility Week 2019 includes over 100 breakout sessions led by industry peers, four insightful keynotes, the Excellence in Resourcefulness and Itron Innovator Awards, pre- and post-conference training sessions, extensive networking opportunities and access to the Knowledge Center—a showcase of Itron’s comprehensive solutions and partner offerings.
When: Oct. 11-18, 2019
Where: JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort; 400 South Collier Boulevard, Marco Island, Fla.    
Who: Keynote and feature speakers at Itron Utility Week include:

Additional event activities:

A full list of breakout sessions is available here.
To keep up with live updates throughout the conference, follow the Itron blog, visit Itron’s Facebook page for livestreamed content or follow #IUW19. Also be sure to join us on Twitter on Monday, Oct. 14 at 10:30 a.m. EDT for the #ItronChat to discuss disaster preparedness. For more information about Itron Utility Week, visit

About Itron

Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure solutions to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us:

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