Pre-Conference Training Sessions

Through a blend of instruction and hands-on application, these training sessions guide you through the depth and breadth of Itron's core technologies. Laptops and demonstration data will be provided.
UtilityIQ Use and Administration Jump Start (Three Days)
Friday, Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $1,495.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $1,695.00

This three-day hands-on course is designed for anyone new to the UIQ solution. We'll start with the very basics of system components and mesh networking and then use the various UIQ software components (AMM, FWU, MPC, NC, ODS, and SIQ) to manage and troubleshoot electric meters and other devices in the network. Jump start your work with UIQ and the AMI network with this course.
MV-90 xi Certified Basic Operations (Three Days)
Friday, Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $1,495.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $1,695.00

This certified, three-day operator course is designed for operators, data analysts, load research personnel or anyone new to MV-90 xi or who needs to know basic operational applications of MV-90 xi. This class is geared toward day-to-day users with 0-1 year of experience operating an MV-90 xi system. This class does not cover any automation, but instead focuses on the logic behind the processes and steps for running an MV-90 xi system.
MV-90 xi Certified Training for the IT Professional (Three Days)
Friday, Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept 30, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $1,495.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $1,695.00

This certified, three-day course is designed for IT professionals, or anyone who is responsible for installing and maintaining the MV-90 xi system. It will cover topics such as SQL database security, operating system compatibility, user rights and special considerations for virtual environments.
Fixed Network Basic Operations (One Day) Class is Full
Saturday, Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $525.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $625.00

Are you implementing a fixed network? Do you want to see how it works? The format of this hands-on class is based upon a day in the life of a Fixed Network 100 user. We begin by discussing the benefits of using Fixed Network 100 at water, gas and electric utilities. After learning the benefits, students will learn how to operate the system and learn what types of tasks an operator might do on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. In addition to operator training, attendees will review network management, and care and feeding techniques to improve system performance. This course covers both office and field activities.
Itron Analytics (One Day)
Saturday, Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $525.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $625.00

This class provides an introduction to Itron Analytics for Gas and Water customers. Itron Analytics is a modern and integrated solution that serves a variety of analytical needs for gas, and water utilities by turning raw data into actionable intelligence. Itron Analytics' user interface is optimized for data visualization to make data easy to access, analyze and act on to improve utility operations and asset management. Currently, the Itron Analytic tool supports Choice Connect Fixed Network 100, MV-RS and FCS data collection tools. Training is targeted at customer service representatives, engineers, revenue protection managers and anyone else in the utility interested in examining consumption data. Product experts will provide training on product benefits, operation, and common operator tasks.
Field Collection System Basics (Two Days) Class is Full
Saturday, Sept 29, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $895.00
After August. 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $1,045.00

This two-day course is designed for the FCS operator. Covered in this class is the FCS process and life of the route between import and export. We will share some tips and tricks for using FCS including user interface features that will make you more efficient. Get hands on experience with FCS 4.0 and the new Itron Mobile App.

FCS Advanced class is offered Post Conference on Wednesday, October 3 and Thursday, October 4.
Fixed Network Advanced Operations (One Day)
Sunday, Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $525.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $625.00

Do you have a Fixed Network 100 System? Do you want to learn more in-depth troubleshooting techniques? The format of this hands-on class shows different methods for troubleshooting various components of the Fixed Network System. You will learn how to troubleshoot Collectors and Repeaters using the diagnostic portal and database. Troubleshoot why reads are not getting posted to the Fixed Network System. How to verify certificates and the certificate renewal process. Understand and troubleshoot Time Synchronization Alarms, Event Notifications and Report Subscriptions. In addition, we will review System maintenance, Fixed Network Errors posted to System logs, and look at some handy SQL queries.
Choice Connect Deployment and Best Practices (100 Series and 500 Series Endpoints) (One Day)
Sunday, Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $525.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $625.00

This one-day, hands on class focuses on best practices for deployment, troubleshooting and maintenance of 100 series and 500 series water and gas endpoints in Choice Connect mode using Field Deployment Manager Tools. (FDM)
Itron Enterprise Edition-Go Ahead and Ask (One Day)
Sunday, Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $525.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $625.00
Class size limit: 16

Ever want to have time with a Subject Matter Expert, to ask questions and get advice from? Hear from the Experts about best practices and pitfalls to avoid. This is a small class, limited to 16 people so there will be ample opportunity for discussion.




















Post-Conference Training Sessions

Additional sessions are available after the Knowledge Conference, all designed to provide you with increased knowledge, skills and confidence.
MV-90 xi Seminar Training (One Day)
Wednesday, Oct 3, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $525.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $625.00

This one-day presentation will give participants a chance to learn from Support Personnel about the newest features available in MV-90 xi. In addition you will have the chance to learn some of the latest tips and tricks to troubleshoot, maintain and operate your system.
Distribution Automation and Gridscape (One Day)
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $525.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $625.00

In this one-day course we'll introduce you to the hardware and software components of the INSI DA solution. You'll get hands-on experience using Gridscape to manage and troubleshoot devices and a chance to see the tools used by Field Engineers for configuring and troubleshooting the network.
Field Collection System Administration Class (Two Days)
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 4, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $895.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $1,045.00

This two-day class designed for the FCS super-user. Learn about advanced AMR functionality such as Centron Bridge, Data logging and Itron Security Manager. Additional topics include set up and maintenance of the Unattended Scheduler and how to utilize troubleshooting tools supplied by Itron. Also have an opportunity to see FCS 4.0 and Itron Mobile App.

FCS Basic class is offered Pre Conference on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30.
StreetLight.Vision (One Day)
Thursday, Oct. 4, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Bird Training Cost: $525.00
After August 29, 2018 - Training Cost: $625.00

This one-day hands on course will prepare you to use the SLV software to monitor and manage your Smart City. By the end of the day you'll be ready to setup new devices, create dimming schedules on lights, and then monitor for issues and failures.















Post-Conference Users' Forum

Join the Itron Users' Forums for an open discussion with product team members and other customers on the following Itron solutions. Share experiences and knowledge with each other and exchange crucial feedback and product developments with the Itron teams.
Analytics Forum
Wednesday, Oct 3, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

This forum provides an opportunity for Operations Optimizer, Itron Analytics, and other analytics users as well as Itron product team members to meet each other, ask questions and share knowledge. Updates will be provided on recent product developments and future plans. This event allows users to discuss important topics and provide feedback directly to Itron product managers and influence the future direction of our solutions. Hear how current customers are using analytics-based solutions to extract value and achieve innovative outcomes to further streamline business operations.

*Attendance limited to utilities.
Field Collection System Users' Forum (One Day)
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

This forum is an opportunity for FCS users and FCS product team members to meet each other, ask questions and share knowledge. Updates will be provided on recent FCS product developments and future plans. This event also allows the users to discuss important topics and provide feedback directly to Itron and influence the future direction of the Field Collection System.
Moderator: Asa Jay Laughton

*Attendance is restricted to current FCS customers only. Although there is no cost for the forum if you are attending the Knowledge Conference, registration is required to ensure adequate space. Lunch will be available.