Monday, May 24, 2010

Andres Carvallo Speaks at UTC Telecom 2010

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

The Future of Utility ICT: The View from the Executive Suite

Enterprise IT Symposium
ROOM: 108

Utility information communications technology (ICT), the integration of traditional telecommunications networks with enterprise IT and data management function, is becoming increasingly essential to utilities’ core business objectives. Addressing everything from expansion of core control networks to managing massively increased amounts of data, this session will feature a discussion among utility chief information officers on how they see the this critical function evolving over the next five years.

Troy West, General Manager - Technology & Corporate Services, Cleco
Andres Carvallo, Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Grid Net

4:30 – 5:45 p.m.

Networks of Networks: What Is Needed to Get Smart Grids to Work—Get the Big Picture on Efficiency
Symposia: Smart Grid Symposium
ROOM: 109-110

Developments like decentralized and micro generation, along with wind farms, plug-in hybrid vehicles, and other renewable energy sources, are causing utilities to design and manage delivery in innovative ways. One is to create a Smart Utility Networks of Networks: an industry-wide, interconnected IP communications network. It will enable faster deployment of smart energy networks by supporting multiple applications, such as sharing of customer usage data, energy generation, and energy distribution. This is big!

Chistoph Inauen, Director, Business Development, Nokia Siemens Networks, LLC
Andres Carvallo, Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Grid Net

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