Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the Knowledge Conference registration Fee?
Knowledge Conference Early Bird Fee before Aug. 29 is $1,195, after Aug. 29 the Knowledge Conference Fee is $1,395.

What is included in my Knowledge Conference registration fee?
The Knowledge Conference registration fee includes access to over 90 Knowledge Conference breakout sessions, and breakfast and lunch events on Monday and Tuesday. In addition you are invited to attend the Knowledge Conference Welcome Reception on Sunday, Dust Up In the Desert event on Monday and the Knowledge Conference Closing Reception on Tuesday.

How much does the hotel cost per night?
Itron has negotiated a special rate of $269 plus tax per night, single or double occupancy. This rate is only guaranteed until Sept. 5, 2018, based on availability. We highly recommend that you book your lodging as soon as possible as rooms sell out quickly. Reservations received after Sept. 5 may be subject to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess market rate. The hotel has a 30-day cancellation policy. To avoid early check-out fees, inform the hotel upon check-in or prior to your arrival.

  • High-speed internet is included negotiated Itron rate at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.
  • Valet: $15
  • Daily Self-Parking: $7.50
  • Bell attendant tips are included with Itron's special rate. Bell attendants will guide you to your room location.
  • Housekeeping tips are at your discretion and not included in your room rate.
Fitness Center
  • Use of the hotel fitness center is included
  • The Well & Being Spa Athletic Club is not included in your guest room rate
If you haven't reserved your room please click here.

How do I get to and from the area airports to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess?

Distance from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) to Fairmont Scottsdale Princess - 25 miles
  • Estimated Super Shuttle: $25 one-way
  • Estimated Taxi Fare: $60 one-way
  • Estimated Uber Fare: $40-$50 one-way (There may be increased prices for peak times.)

What does the guest meal program include?
The Guest Meal Program* includes entry into all Knowledge Conference general sessions as well as breakfast and lunch. In addition, guests are invited to attend Sunday's Knowledge Conference Welcome Reception, Monday's Dust Up In the Desert and the Knowledge Conference Closing Reception. The Guest Meal Program fee is $160 until Aug. 22, 2018. After that date the fee is $175.

*Name badge is required for entrance to all events.

What should I wear?
Conference attire is business casual. Dust Up In the Desert is this year's Monday evening event. Wear your most comfortable and fun cowboy attire.

Where do I send my conference registration payment?
For those not paying via credit card online, please send all payments to:

Itron Utility Week
P.O. Box 515
Liberty Lake, WA 99019 USA.

Make checks payable to Itron Utility Week.

What is the refund policy?
If you cancel by Aug. 22, 2018, you will be refunded your registration fee less a $100 cancellation processing fee. If you cancel after Aug. 22, 2018, you will be refunded your registration fee less a $200 cancellation processing fee. We will, however, allow a registered attendee to substitute their registration for another employee at the same company. All cancellations must be received in writing. Please send an email to

When and where is the golf tournament?
This year's golf tournament will be held at The Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale on Sunday, September 30
  • 6:30 am - 7:15 am - Shuttles from The Fairmont to The Stadium
  • 6:30 am – 7:45 am - Breakfast
  • 8:00 am - Shotgun Start
  • Lunch & Awards Following the Tournament
The Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale is home of the Waste Management Phoenix Open; the largest attended golf tournament in the world. It is set in the rugged Sonoran Desert and surrounded by the stunning McDowell Mountains.
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The Itron Golf Tournament Fee includes green fees, transportation to and from the course, breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Click here to contact us for additional information.

The format of the tournament is a shotgun scramble, which ensures fun for everyone regardless of your skill level, so please join us!

What is the golf tournament cost and what does this fee include?
The cost for the golf tournament is $155. This fee includes green fees, breakfast, beverages and snacks on the course, and an awards luncheon. Club rental is $55 per person.