Smart Home Energy Management Systems Conference

Wednesday, July 26th - Thursday, July 27th

Houston, Texas

ACI’s 2017 Smart Home Energy Management Systems Conference will bring together senior representatives from energy utilities, home energy management system providers, platform developers, technology providers, industry associations, and more. The two-day event will feature informative presentations and engaging discussions examining the challenges to widespread adoption and the growth and revenue opportunities afforded by innovations in technology, business strategy, and customer engagement. Click here for more information or to register.

Contemporary Crisis Management in Homeland Security

Monday, July 31st - Friday, August 4th

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Brian Harrell, director at Navigant, will present: Protecting the North American Power Grid: Mitigating Physical and Cybersecurity Attacks Tuesday. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Contemporary Crisis Management in Homeland Security is geared toward students and practitioners in homeland security, emergency management, or related disciplines that can benefit from the exposure to contemporary crisis management knowledge, networking opportunities, and practical experience in complex crisis management. Penn State Homeland Security Program courses help you meet this need.  Participants will explore current challenges in contemporary crisis management in homeland security, in an all-hazards perspective. After briefings on current topics from well-known homeland security experts and practitioners, participants will prepare in syndicate group work and present their syndicate projects. Short excursions to relevant agencies in the Harrisburg area provide additional value to the program.

Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring: Advances and Opportunities

Monday, July 31st

Webinar - 12:30 p.m. EDT
Terese Decker, managing consultant at Navigant, will participate in this webinar. To schedule a meeting, Please Contact Us.

Join NEEP, Cadmus, and Navigant for Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring: Advances and Opportunities. This webinar will explore definitions, state of current technology, applications from evaluation to program design, and look at a recent case study and why or why not the researchers decided to use non-intrusive load monitoring. This will be an interactive webinar with the objective of enhancing stakeholder understanding of the technology. Click here for more information or to register.

New York Energy Revolution Summit

Tuesday, August 1st - Thursday, August 3rd

New York, New York

The 3rd New York Energy Revolution Summit will bring together utility, distributed energy resource (DER) providers, renewable energy, storage, and other stakeholders to discuss how to create development processes that are workable and projects that are viable.

Leading policy makers and energy industry executives will discuss:

  • The new tariff mechanisms and their role in defining value stacks for DERs
  • How the utility transition to DSPs is creating partnership opportunities
  • Creating a roadmap for dual participation in retail and wholesale markets
  • Integration of storage and other distributed assets
  • Investment flow and opportunities to gain funding from both public and private sources
  • How to best determine DERMs needs and procure systems and technologies

International Energy Program Evaluation Conference

Monday, August 7th - Thursday, August 10th

Baltimore, Maryland

Carly Olig, managing consultant at Navigant, will present: Energy Savings from a Smart Phone App Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Omar Dickenson, associate director at Navigant, will present: Methods for Matching Peak-load Reduction Potential with Need in Geo-Targeting Non-Wires Alternative-Pilot Substation Candidates Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.

Stu Slote, director at Navigant, will moderate: Codes Tuesday at 3:45 p.m.

Knud Hermansen, managing consultant at Navigant, will present: Shedding Light on Winter Lighting Tuesday at 3:45 p.m.

Andrew Nawrocki, managing consultant at Navigant, will present: Tracking Small-Business Program Performance with Annual Billing Analyses Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Pace Goodman, managing consultant at Navigant, will present: The Devil’s in the Details: What is the Effect of Methodological Decisions on Estimated Savings? Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Debbie Brannan, associate director at Navigant, will present: The Reliability of Behavioral Demand Response Wednesday at 3:15 p.m.

Terese Decker, managing consultant at Navigant, will present: Duck Hunt! Benefits and Risks of Load Disaggregation and End-Use Metering for Determining End-Use Loadshapes Thursday at 8:30 a.m.

Justin Elszasz, managing consultant at Navigant, will present: A Snapshot of NILM: Techniques and Tests of Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring for Load Shape Development Thursday at 8:30 a.m.

Latisha Younger-Canon, managing consultant at Navigant, will present: Getting Higher in the Tree: Using Customer Journey Mapping to Understand Customer Experience Thursday at 8:30 a.m.

Randy Gunn, managing director at Navigant; Frank Stern, managing director at Navigant; Jes Rivas, director at Navigant; and Justin Spencer, associate director at Navigant, will also be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The International Energy Program Evaluation Conference (IEPEC) is an annual professional conference for energy program implementers; evaluators of those programs; local, state, national, and international representatives; and academic researchers involved in evaluation. The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for the presentation, as well as a critique and discussion of objective evaluations of energy programs. The conference advances the goals of conserving natural resources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by helping to overcome one of the key barriers to implementing energy efficiency programs. The core product of this conference is the documentation of unbiased, peer-reviewed evaluations that establish the basis for accurate information and provide credible evidence of program success or failure. In addition, the conference presents information on current issues, market assessments, emerging technologies, and alternatives to traditional centralized supply-side options. The presentation, discussion, and publication of these analyses make important information publicly available.

Energy Storage North America

Tuesday, August 8th - Thursday, August 10th

San Diego, California

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Paul Maxwell, director at Navigant; Laura Manz, director at Navigant; Anissa Dehamna, principal research analyst at Navigant Research; William Tokash, senior research analyst at Navigant Research; and Ian McClenny, research analyst at Navigant Research, will be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Energy Storage North America (ESNA) is the largest conference and expo for grid-connected energy storage in North America. With a focus on building the grid of the future, ESNA 2017 will bring together policymakers, utilities, commercial and industrial customers, and storage industry stakeholders for energy storage site tours, networking, workshops, and learning sessions. Click here for more information or to register.

Fraud & Breach Prevention Summit

Tuesday, August 8th - Wednesday, August 9th

New York, New York

Brian Harrell, director at Navigant, will present: The Challenges of Securing Critical Infrastructure in the Private Sector (additional details to come). To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The Fraud & Breach Prevention Summit will focus on technology-driven problems and solutions of interest to a wide range of industries. From IoT and the emerging use of deception technology, to the ever-persistent and ongoing business email compromise trend, DDoS for extortion and ransomware attacks, 2017 promises to have more than enough for all of us to talk about and learn from each other. We have intentionally designed our sessions to address the needs of CISOs, fraud and risk teams, security and IT professionals, and many others by providing hands-on tools and real-world problems and solutions that attendees can take back to their offices long after the summits end.

ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry

Tuesday, August 15th - Friday, August 18th

Denver, Colorado

Thomas Wells, managing consultant at Navigant, and Ryan Tanner, managing consultant at Navigant, will present: Beyond the Spreadsheet: How to Grow Your Own Energy Data Science Team Thursday at 8:30 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

As in years past, the 2017 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry will explore the latest thinking on managing plant energy use, national energy policy, and program administration. This year, we’ll also include events that will help you take what you learn and turn it into action. We’ll offer more networking sessions to introduce you to people who can help you accomplish mutual goals. The latest technologies often get the most attention, but it’s the people who manage the plant, find the opportunities, develop the solutions, and make the decisions – large and small – that determine the efficiency of today’s facilities. It’s more challenging than ever to go it alone and that is why in 2017, we’re focused on developing the community of people involved in industrial energy efficiency.

Intersolar South America

Tuesday, August 22nd - Thursday, August 24th

São Paulo, Brazil

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Intersolar South America, is Latin America's largest exhibition and conference for the South American solar industry. The event focuses on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energy storage, and solar thermal technologies. With more than 11,500 visitors and over 1,500 conference attendees at Sao Paulo's Expo Center Norte, Intersolar South America 2016 attracted more than double its expected attendance. The special exhibition ees South America will be hosted for the first time in Sao Paulo to extend and round up electrical energy storage innovations and programs. Since being founded more than 25 years ago, the Intersolar Global Exhibition Series has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers, and partners of the solar industry. Click here for more information.

Microgrid Global Innovation Forum

Tuesday, September 5th - Wednesday, September 6th

Barcelona, Spain

The 5th edition of the Microgrid Global Innovation Forum focuses on microgrid advances, case studies, and applications in EMEA, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. The emphasis is on maximizing the effective use of renewable and distributed energy resources, refining the positive business model for a range of microgrid deployments, and sharing real-world case studies in both grid-tied and off-grid/remote environments.​ Topics to be addressed include microgrid feasibility, design, and implementation; refining the business case for off-grid, remote, and island microgrids; project financing and investor perspectives; and strategies for advancing rural electrification in developing regions.

Power Nigeria

Tuesday, September 5th - Thursday, September 7th

Lagos, Nigeria

Power Nigeria provides the ideal platform to position your firm as a thought leader in one of the most fast-moving African markets in power and electricity. The exhibition has cordially obtained the established reputation and relations with government, associations, and other key stakeholders in the Nigerian power market. The recent edition of Power Nigeria 2016 witnessed an unprecedented growth with 23 percent growth in participating companies and 39 percent growth in attending trade visitors. And with a significant and recent upsurge in interest in solar power projects in Nigeria, in 2017 we aim to achieve a rise in international solar exhibitors. The exhibition serves as a comprehensive showcase for these core segments of the power and energy industry.


Wednesday, September 6th - Friday, September 8th

Las Vegas, Nevada

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After an impressive second show featuring 3,518 attendees from 54 nations, 155 exhibitors, and 150 press attendees, InterDrone returns to Las Vegas in 2017. InterDrone is an international conference and exposition focused on drones. This year's event will feature conference tracks for engineers, software developers, executives, investors, regulators, and commercial drone buyers and flyers across more than a dozen vertical market segments. Click here for more information or to register.

Connected Car Insurance USA

Wednesday, September 6th - Thursday, September 7th

Chicago, Illinois

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The Connected Car Insurance USA Conference & Exhibition is the annual meeting place for insurance and technology executives in the automotive industry. 600+ senior level attendees will gather to understand how insurance will be impacted by rapidly developing automotive technology – including telematics, IoT, mobility, ADAS, and autonomous. 70+ speakers from ecosystem innovators, such as Farmers, Progressive, Ford, FCA Fiat Chrysler, Metromile, ROOT Car Insurance, USAA, Navistar, NAIC, Assurant, Octo Telematics, LexisNexis, Verisk, and The Floow, will address critical topics from an independently researched agenda. Connected Car Insurance USA 2017 is where new partnerships and business deals are created and announced.

Hydrogen + Fuel Cells North America

Sunday, September 10th - Wednesday, September 13th

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Las Vegas, Nevada

The Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries (H2+FC+BAT) is going international with the debut of Hydrogen + Fuel Cells NORTH AMERICA. Since being founded in 1995 at the Hannover Fair, the event has become Europe’s largest and most important H2+FC+BAT exhibition with more than 150 exhibitors from 25 countries. Following the success of the annual Germany-based trade show, Tobias Renz FAIR is bringing the proven platform to the United States. The first Hydrogen + Fuel Cells North America will be part of SOLARPOWER International 2017 (SPI). The SPI is North America’s biggest solar trade fair, around 700 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors from across the solar industry and adjacent industry sectors are expected. SPI is also co-loacted with Energy Storage International (ESI), which features more than 115 exhibitors and is the largest energy storage event in North America.

SmartGrid Canada

Monday, September 11th - Wednesday, September 13th

Toronto, Ontario

Rob Wilhite, managing director at Navigant, will serve as emcee during Tuesday's opening keynote session at 8:30 a.m. and lunch keynote session at noon. Benjamin Grunfeld, managing director at Navigant, and Craig Sabine, director at Navigant, will also be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The SmartGrid Canada (SGC) conference has grown to become the key event for the smart grid industry in Canada. In consultation with our utility, industry, and academic members to understand what the pressing issues of the year are, SGC brings you insight from leaders in Canada, the United States, and abroad. Grid resiliency, integrating energy storage, evolving the grid, consumer engagement, and building smarter cities are the major themes of the 2017 conference. The conference also hosts a set of technical seminars that will provide those interested in the nuts and bolts of the smart grid to ask questions of industry experts and discuss the engineering challenges we are all looking to solve.

Smart Cities Live London

Tuesday, September 12th - Wednesday, September 13th

London,  United Kingdom

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Smart Cities Live will bring into the foreground eight crucial key themes that every city or municipality should take into consideration when planning for the future: Financing, Strategy, Transportation and Mobility, Renewable Energy, Standardization, Digital City, Construction, and Planning & Citizen Engagement. For more information or to register, click here.

Building the Flexible Power Systems

Tuesday, September 12th

Genk, Belgium

Edwin Haesen, associate director at Ecofys, will present: Overview of International Activities on Flexibility Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Join Ecofys, a Navigant company, at Building the Flexible Power Systems. Governments have globally set ambitious targets for the deployment of renewable energy sources. Unlocking the full flexibility potential throughout the power system is essential to enable these objectives. This ISGAN (International Smart Grid Action Network) public workshop gathers world-class speakers from international organizations, public authorities, utilities and research institutes. The participants will exchange views on current and future energy policies, to showcase best practices and to bring together experts in various technologies to come to a power system vision.

International Conference On Energy Efficiency In Domestic Appliances and Lighting

Wednesday, September 13th - Friday, September 15th

Irvine, California

William Goetzler, managing director at Navigant, will present: What if We Made a Smart Home and Nobody Came? 
Thursday at 10:30 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL) brings together an international community of stakeholders dealing with residential appliances, equipment, metering, and lighting to discuss the progress achieved in technologies, behavioral aspects and policies, and the strategies that need to be implemented to further progress this important work. The EEDAL conference has established itself as an influential and recognised international event where participants can discuss the latest developments, establish synergies and build international partnerships among stakeholders.

HOMER International Microgrid Conference

Monday, September 18th - Wednesday, September 20th

Denver, Colorado

HOMER International Microgrid Conference is the only event of its kind focused on bringing together global, not just domestic, leaders and influencers in the microgrid community. This educational and networking opportunity helps attendees connect with others in their industry, partner on projects, and discuss collaborative opportunities.

Focused on providing reality-based guidance on the design, implementation, and operation of cost-effective microgrid systems, the first two days of the conference will carefully examine the business models, optimal technology mix, and critical steps for successfully deploying microgrid systems in remote, island, and grid-connected environments. We’ll discuss refining the business model as well as effectively planning, designing, and deploying microgrids. The entire third day of the conference offers an opportunity for an optional introductory or advanced training in HOMER Pro, by the people who created it. Click here for more information or to register.

Texas Renewable Energy Summit

Monday, September 18th - Wednesday, September 20th

Austin, Texas

The Texas Renewable Energy Summit is the networking event where the entire Texas renewable energy community gathers to get the latest insights into the market and to meet key players. It is your best chance to learn about the key trends impacting renewable energy project development, finance, and investment in Texas, as well as engage in networking and deal-making with the decision-makers driving the industry forward. Also attend the pre-conference workshop, Texas Market Drivers, to assess the impacts of policy changes, gas and power price projections, transmission and interconnection constraints, and the shape of the future generation fleet on project viability.

Smart Summit London

Tuesday, September 19th - Wednesday, September 20th

London, United Kingdom

Eric Woods, research director at Navigant, will deliver the chair's opening Tuesday at 10:20 a.m. Stuart Ravens, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will chair: Using Digital Technology to Enable More Efficiency in the Grid Wednesday at 10:50 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Smart Summit is a two-day conference and exhibition covering the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem and its impact on the digital society. Now in its third year, the event features Europe's leading Smart Home Summit and a further five tracks all designed to compliment each other, including; IoT Insurance Summit, IoT Retail Summit, Smart Cities Summit, IoT Utilities Summit, and LPWAN World Forum.With over 180 visionary speakers, gain a unique insight from industry heavyweights and hear case study examples from major contributors. Click here for more information or to register.

Asia Power Week

Tuesday, September 19th - Thursday, September 21st

Bangkok, Thailand

Dale Probasco, managing director at Navigant, will participate in: Joint Plenary Panel Discussion - Exploring the Opportunities for Digital Transformation Tuesday at 2 p.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Asia Power Week hosts a comprehensive world-class conference program, with an established legacy. The Asia Power Week Conference consists of six tracks, including four POWER-GEN Asia Tracks and two Renewable Energy World Asia Tracks. Click here for more information or to register.

ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits

Monday, September 25th - Thursday, September 28th

Dallas, Texas

Brian Harrell, director at Navigant, will present: Keeping the Lights on: Protecting America's Electric Grid from Attack Monday. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

For more than six decades, ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) has been the premier event for security professionals worldwide, providing industry-leading education, countless business connections, and the latest security solutions. In 2017, we will continue to build our reputation of excellence, while infusing the event with excitement, energy, and innovation. Make plans now to join your peers and colleagues for meaningful conversations, education, exploration, and networking. You can't afford to miss this opportunity to see the latest advances in the industry, all in one short week.

Connected and Automated Vehicle Engineering 2017

Monday, September 25th - Tuesday, September 26th

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Connected and Automated Vehicle Engineering 2017 is a new, collaborative event brought to you by The Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, which will provide insights from various engineering functions to overcome the roadblocks to achieving level 5 autonomy. Hear a series of technical presentations into sensor technologies, human factors considerations, vehicle usability, functional safety, cyber security, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, as well as the latest design, development, and testing methods being implemented by engineers. The two-day conference will also provide the ideal platform to discuss the fundamental mechanical, electrical and infrastructure challenges that need to be solved to get fully automated vehicles on the road with industry experts and thought leaders in automotive engineering.

IEC 61850 Europe

Tuesday, September 26th - Thursday, September 28th

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The 4th Annual IEC 61850 Europe 2017 Conference, Exhibition, and Networking Forum, supported by the IEC, ENTSO-E, and EDSO, is the only dedicated end-user IEC 61850 forum in Europe. This event provides a roadmap for the optimal implementation and operation of multi-vendor, multi-edition IEC 61850 systems, within transmission and distribution substations, as well as across the wider smart grid. The event opens with a one-day Fundamentals of IEC 61850 workshop and goes on with the main conference, providing 16-plus utility case studies in the areas of IEC 61850 design, engineering, testing, operation and maintenance. The case-study agenda will be complemented by a number of technology innovation panel discussions, a series of intimate round table discussions, an evening networking reception, live demo labs providing hands-on experience with state-of-the art IEC 61850 products, and an exhibition of the latest 61850-enabled solutions.

World Energy Engineering Congress

Wednesday, September 27th - Friday, September 29th

Atlanta, Georgia

The World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) is the largest energy conference and technology expo held in the U.S. specifically for business, industrial, and institutional energy users. It brings together the top experts in all areas of the field to help you set a clear, optimum path to energy efficiency, facility optimization, and sustainability. WEEC 2017, presented by the Association of Energy Engineers, is designed specifically to facilitate those seeking to expand their knowledge of fast-moving developments in the energy field, explore promising new technologies, compare energy supply options, and learn about innovative and cost-conscious project implementation strategies.

ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles USA

Monday, October 2nd - Tuesday, October 3rd

Novi, Michigan

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Addressing the very latest in automated driving technology, TU-Automotive ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles USA returns in its third iteration for 2017. The hottest industry trends are addressed by 25 + expert speakers including Volvo, Denso, Navya, Intel, & IBM Watson. With 200+ senior attendees (including those from Ford, GM, FCA, Faraday Future, and Hyundai already registered) and dedicated networking sessions, this is the perfect opportunity to speak to your peers and establish how the industry is tackling the latest challenges. Topics being discussed include the AV architecture, human factors, A.I and autonomous mobility.

European Utility Week

Tuesday, October 3rd - Thursday, October 5th

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Eric Woods, director at Navigant, will present during the Sustainable & Smart City Summit Programme; Carsten Petersdorff, managing partner at Ecofys, will present during the Intelligent Buildings Europe 2017 Hub Sessions Programme; and Kees Van Der Leun, director at Ecofys, will also present during this event (additional details to come). To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

European Utility Week is the premier landmark event in Europe for the entire utility sector, accumulating over 12,000 international smart energy stakeholders and 550 exhibitors. This is a dynamic and energizing three-day business, innovation, and information platform facilitating greater networking and content sharing opportunities. The program is developed to serve every level of the utility value chain in the form of a strategic and policy-forming environment during the exclusive Summit and the more practical case studies presented during the Hub Sessions, free to attend for all visitors.

World Chemical Summit

Wednesday, October 4th - Thursday, October 5th

Barcelona, Spain

Michiel Stork, managing consultant at Ecofys, a Navigant company, will participate in the panel debate: Energy, taking place Wednesday at noon. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The World Chemical Summit brings together high-level decision and policy makers, thought leaders and key influencers to discuss and debate the role of chemistry in providing solutions to societal challenges today and in the future. The World Chemical Summit is the global forum for the whole chemical industry and adjacent industries. Click here for more information or to register.


Monday, October 9th - Wednesday, October 11th

Stuttgart, Germany

John Gartner, senior research director at Navigant Research, will be in attendance. To schedule a meeting, Please Contact Us.

The Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (EVS) is the largest trade fair and conference event for electric mobility. This event is the industry meeting point for the entire electromobility industry. Manufacturers, users, and decision-makers can get the latest picture of all forms of electric mobility and discuss new trends and possible uses of electric power transmission. Click here for more information or to register.

Demand Response & DER World Forum

Wednesday, October 11th - Thursday, October 12th

Costa Mesa, California

The 4th Annual Demand Response & DER World Forum brings together stakeholders from across the demand response/DER industry and internationally. Attendees will examine the latest technology advances, case studies, and business strategies for optimizing demand response, energy efficiency, DER integration and control, and demand-side management programs. The event will help utilities and C&I end users realize the full economic benefits of incorporating these capabilities into their operations, and leveraging the next-generation smart grid to optimize performance.

Transmission Summit West

Wednesday, October 11th - Friday, October 13th

San Diego, California

The 9th Annual Transmission Summit West will provide the clearest window into the policy, regulatory, and changing operational realities facing the industry, and the business strategies leading executives will pursue to ensure reliability and seize development opportunities. This summit will focus on transmission planning in an uncertain market. Leading policymakers, utility, and independent transmission executives will discuss the paths forward for regionalization efforts, and where we are heading on interregional studies, regional planning, and FERC Order 1000 projects. They will also provide an inside look at the lessons learned on some of today’s most ambitious transmission projects.

Itron Utility Week

Friday, October 13th - Friday, October 20th

Houston, Texas

As the utility industry’s premier customer-focused event, Itron Utility Week provides valuable insights from industry leaders to unlock new frontiers of creative solutions for electricity, gas, and water. Including more than 90 breakout sessions, thought-provoking keynotes, and access to a showcase of Itron’s comprehensive solutions and technologies referred to as the Knowledge Center, Itron Utility Week explores creative solutions with greater efficiency and effectiveness. Join us, as we strive to gain deeper insights than ever before.

Advanced Renewable Energy Finance & Investment

Tuesday, October 17th - Wednesday, October 18th

Denver, Colorado

Using a detailed and exclusive case study, Advanced Renewable Energy Finance & Investment takes participants through the stages of financing a renewable energy project while explaining the critical issues and lessons learned from the vantage points of the lender, the borrower, and the investor. This is an advanced course for decision makers to gain in-depth understanding of the current markets, structures, and players related to renewable energy project finance and investment. The overall objective is for participants to develop informed perspectives about the relevant markets, structures and key drivers that are essential in effectively negotiating renewable energy project financing. The course will be led by a team of four professionals with a combined 90 years of experience in renewable energy finance and investment at some of the leading institutions in the sector, covering billions of dollars in transactions.

Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit

Wednesday, October 18th - Thursday, October 19th

Reykjavik, Iceland

Michiel Stork, managing consultant at Ecofys, a Navigant company, will present: Policy & Regulation Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Following the success of its previous editions, ACI’s 9th Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit will explore the ongoing developments of turning waste CO2 into profitable, commercially viable opportunities. With insights from key industry players from pilot stage to full scale entities, the conference will address both the technical and commercial aspects of CO2 utilization in Europe and across the globe. This edition of the summit will highlight the different projects in place or expected to happen in the CO2 utilisation, across the various segments. The two-day event will provide an in-depth look into these various projects, as well as challenges and opportunities and policy and regulation. Participants will also have the chance to discuss how to keep the industry thriving as a whole and the potential role of CO2 utilization in the future.

National Grid-Scale Energy Storage Conference

Thursday, October 19th - Friday, October 20th

San Francisco, California

Attend ACI’s 4th National Grid-Scale Energy Storage Conference to discover the significant market opportunities for energy storage, including government policy and regulatory initiatives, new requirements for transmission and distribution of power in electric markets, increased utilization of distributed energy systems, and the integration of storage into smart grid platforms. This three-day conference will cover all aspects of the implementation of energy storage technologies as a key enabler of grid modernization, addressing the electric grid’s most pressing needs by improving its stability and resiliency. Click here for more information or to register.

Dubai Solar Show

Monday, October 23rd - Wednesday, October 25th

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Solar Show is an important B2B platform for the public and private sectors to make deals, build partnerships, review the latest solar-energy technologies, learn about current and future projects in the region opportunities to take part in solar-energy projects and programs. Click here for more information or to register.

Mid-Atlantic Power Market Summit

Monday, October 23rd - Wednesday, October 25th

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Infocast’s Mid-Atlantic Power Market Summit will bring policymakers together with utility, independent power producers, demand response, and renewables executives to examine the fundamental shift in PJM’s capacity market rules that are driving changes and creating new paradigms in the market. Stakeholders will explore state power policies impact on the PJM market, examine the opportunities for renewable energy, storage, and demand response, and provide their perspectives on new projects in the PJM market.

ITS World Congress

Sunday, October 29th - Thursday, November 2nd

Montreal, Quebec

The ITS World Congress 2017, produced by ITS America in conjunction with ITS Canada and co-organized by ITS Europe and ITS Asia-Pacific, brings together global leaders in intelligent and transformative transportation to showcase and evaluate the latest innovative concepts, active prototypes, and live systems. Academics, researchers, policymakers, businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, implementers, and the media—thousands of people from the transport, automotive, telecommunications, and technology sectors—will engage in robust discussions and spirited debates as to how this rapidly changing and ever-expanding industry is addressing the very real challenges facing our mobile, connected societies today and in the future.

Lithium Battery Materials & Chemistries

Tuesday, October 31st - Wednesday, November 1st

Arlington, Virginia

The Lithium Battery Materials & Chemistries 2017 conference will provide in-depth coverage on the chemistries, both current and next-generation, that are shaping the future of energy storage. From novel electrode/electrolyte materials to higher-capacity cathode/anode structures, this conference will explore how to economically increase battery energy density. With the signing of the Paris Agreement in late 2016, nearly 200 countries have promised to decarbonize the global economy by the second half of the century. To meet the agreed-upon standards for 2050, the United States and other major economies must cut their carbon emissions by 80% or more. Creating high-energy density batteries at low cost will be an integral part in reaching these environmental goals.

Battery Safety

Thursday, November 2nd - Friday, November 3rd

Arlington, Virginia

Attend Battery Safety this November. Higher energy and higher use lead to higher risk. While research continues to boost the energy storage capability of lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) and leads to expanding applications and consumer use, the task of implementing effective safety strategies falls on regulatory authorities, cell manufacturers, R&D engineers and forensic scientists. Accurate tests and models are critical for predicting and controlling the complex electrochemical, thermal and mechanical behavior of LIBs while forensic investigations and regulations are required for safe transport. The Battery Safety 2017 conference continues this vital dialogue to integrate and implement LIB safety to meet ever-increasing energy demands.

World Water-Tech North America

Thursday, November 2nd - Friday, November 3rd

Toronto, Ontario

Now in its fifth year, World Water-Tech North America, hosted by WaterTAP Ontario and Rethink Events, will gather municipalities, private utilities, corporate investors, engineering giants, and technology companies. With the recent wave of mergers and acquisitions, this signals a real need and desire by the private sector to expand and diversify portfolios as we advance toward a smarter, more proactive future. Never has there been a greater need to bring together the industry’s brightest minds and decision makers as we pave the way for a more resilient future.

TU-Automotive Europe Conference & Exhibition

Monday, November 6th - Tuesday, November 7th

Munich, Germany

The 15th annual TU-Automotive Europe Conference & Exhibition – Europe’s largest event for the connected car – will discuss how to harness advancements in technology like artificial intelligence and autonomy to deliver personalized, sustainable mobility. Past speakers include BMW, car2go, Renault, PSA, and more. New features include round tables and a startup stage. Click here for more information or to register.

Microgrid 2017 Conference

Monday, November 6th - Wednesday, November 8th

Boston, Massachusetts

Ken Horne, director at Navigant, will present: Solar and Something: How Microgrids Unlock 1+1 = 3 Value for Renewables Tuesday at 11 a.m.  To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Microgrid 2017 will feature prominent industry and policy speakers, regulators and government agencies, lively panel discussions, technical sessions, vendor booths, tours of Boston-area microgrids and extensive networking opportunities. In addition to having a strong industry presence, the event is designed to attract a range of energy customers who are exploring microgrids. These include universities, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers, data centers, office park developers and others seeking greater energy reliability, efficiency and cost management.

Energy Storage Global Innovation Forum

Wednesday, November 8th - Thursday, November 9th

Chicago, Illinois

The Energy Storage Global Innovation Forum is a unique opportunity to network with business leaders and technology innovators who are driving today's stationary energy storage market. The conference will examine the latest and most promising advances in grid-level and on-site storage, business models for various deployment scenarios, and success strategies for stakeholders across the energy spectrum. Both utility-grade storage advances as well as residential / behind-the-meter applications will be examined in depth over the two-day event.

International Water Conference

Sunday, November 12th - Thursday, November 16th

IWC 2017 Navigant
Orlando, Florida

The International Water Conference® (IWC) is a strong educational conference, founded with an emphasis on commercial-free discussions on technology. The IWC presents the latest in scientific advances and practical applications in this field, cutting across a wide range of industries, technologies, and functional areas. As the preeminent international technical forum in the field, the IWC brings together end users, researchers, practicing engineers, managers, educators, suppliers, and contractors. It is dedicated to advancing new developments in the treatment and the use and reuse of water for industrial and other engineering purposes. Attendees come to learn unbiased details about the latest applications available in the industry, get educated on current technology, and hold wide-ranging discussions with their peers active in water treatment.


Monday, November 13th - Friday, November 17th


Designed for the global electric power & energy industry, POWER WEEK provides five days of networking opportunities, consisting of a two-day conference as the focal event, plus six supplementary workshops, multiple case studies, expert views, and valuable insights on market outlook. Meet your industry peers all at one platform to engage with top industry players from around the globe. With the vast range of participants at this exclusive event, learn about the success strategies and pitfalls of well-known power pro­jects. With valuable insights on power market economics, policy & regulations, technology transfer, environmental impacts, fuel supply sources, renewable/hydro/gas to power developments, PPAs, investment & financing, energy efficiency, smart grid, energy storage, power contracts, and much more, POWER WEEK is certainly an event not to be missed!


Monday, November 20th - Tuesday, November 21st

Toronto, Ontario

Jan Vrins, global Energy practice leader at Navigant, will deliver the opening plenary keynote. Benjamin Grundfeld, managing director at Navigant, and Craig Sabine, director will also be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Join a host of high-caliber attendees and thought leaders at APPrO 2017, the networking hub for Canada's power professionals. Explore the challenges we face as an industry moving forward in the 21st century and the reality of the power industry and its effects on Ontario, Canada and North America. Click here for more information.

Australian Utility Week

Wednesday, November 29th - Thursday, November 30th

Melbourne, Australia

Australian Utility Week is a large-scale expo dedicated to building the digital utility. The event is now in its 15th year and will attract 2,000+ utility professionals from the electricity, gas, and water sectors. The speakers are a mix of Australian and international utility leaders, smart grid technology innovators, and R&D professionals. It’s the largest event of its kind in the Australasia region and the only event that focuses exclusively on digital and customer facing innovations.

As the premier business, innovation, and information platform connecting the smart utility community, we focus on regional and global developments in smart grids, smart metering, smart cities, smart homes, energy storage, field services, energy services & efficiency, intelligent buildings, big data analytics, asset management, analytics and IoT, cyber security, smart gas, smart water, operational excellence, and customer engagement.

The event serves as an annual meeting point for the community and is attended by 2,000+ international visitors, 200+ speakers, and 80+ exhibitors.

IoT Tech Expo North America

Wednesday, November 29th - Thursday, November 30th

Santa Clara, California

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Neil strother, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

IoT Tech Expo North America will arrive in Silicon Valley to host two days of top-level content and discussion, introducing and exploring the latest innovations in the Internet of Things arena. There will be case studies across six dedicated conference tracks covering the entire Internet of Things ecosystem including Smart Transportation & Cities, Developing for the IoT, Connected Industry, IoT in Enterprise, Data & Security, and IoT Innovations, in addition to a free exhibition. Bringing together over 6,000 attendees from across the entire IoT industry with representatives from sectors including government, energy, education, transportation, healthcare, logistics, manufacturing, agriculture, insurance, retail, and many more, this event is not to be missed. The IoT Tech Expo is set to showcase the most cutting edge technologies from more than 100 exhibitors and provide insight from over 200 speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences. Click here, to find out more and register.


Sunday, December 3rd - Tuesday, December 5th

Cairo, Egypt

The 2017 edition of Electricx will be one of the largest in the 27-year history of the power exhibition. With the growth to cover more than 15,000 square meters, the event will be a truly international gathering of more than 10,000 power distributors and retailers, consultants, government representatives, electrical engineers, and purchasers from Egypt. The event is co-located with Solar-Tec, a solar-focused exhibition. For further details on the exhibition, contact or click here.


Sunday, December 3rd - Tuesday, December 5th

Cairo, Egypt

Solar-Tec, co-located with the 27 year old Electricx exhibition, attracts thousands of regional utilities and regulatory authorities, leading developers, contractors, consultants, system integrators, project managers, and distributors who are constantly sourcing the latest solar technologies from both the local and international markets. The transition toward renewable energy is making a shift in Egypt’s economy, especially with the 2030 vision being announced. To enhance the knowledge sharing experience and to facilitate business networking, the organizers of Solar-Tec have designed various comprehensive programs highlighting key project developments and investments in and around Egypt. This year, based on extensive research about the market and current demands, the exhibition and conference will touch upon key subjects like energy storage (both on-grid and off-grid).

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Americas

Tuesday, December 5th - Thursday, December 7th

Orlando, Florida

Brian Harrell, director at Navigant, will present: Standards and Best Practices in CIP and Resilience (additional details to come). To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Americas will bring together leading stakeholders from industry, operators, agencies, and governments to collaborate on securing North America. With a unique conference program set-up, the event will provide enhanced opportunities for discussion between physical infrastructure and cyber security professionals who need to work together to mitigate threats and attacks, as well as focused discussions within each discipline in the individual CIP and CIIP tracks.

E-world energy & water

Tuesday, February 6th - Thursday, February 8th

Essen, Germany

E-world energy & water is the leading trade fair for the European energy industry. The focus of E-world 2018 is on the smart city and innovative solutions for the energy supply of the future. At the last E-world, over 25,000 trade visitors from 74 countries visited the 710 exhibitors from 30 nations.

The E-world congress and expert forums deal with current issues relating to the international and European energy industry. Intelligent solutions for the city of tomorrow and developments in the energy markets play a crucial role. During three days, experts share their knowledge in conferences, seminars, and workshops.

For more information about the fair and the event program, clicke here.

Middle East Electricity

Tuesday, March 6th - Thursday, March 8th

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hosted by the UAE Ministry of Energy, Middle East Electricity is the region’s leading international trade event for the power industry, with dedicated sections product sectors for power generation, transmission & distribution, lighting, and solar at the co-located Solar Middle East exhibition. The event serves as the region’s focal point for the power industry in the region, allowing visitor and exhibitors to conduct business, exchange ideas, and network at the highest level. Each year, Middle East Electricity welcomes more than 1,500 international exhibiting companies and over 21,000 senior level industry decision makers from 130 countries across the region and the rest of the world. For further details, please contact or click here.

Solar Middle East

Tuesday, March 6th - Thursday, March 8th

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hosted by the UAE Ministry of Energy, Solar Middle East is the region’s must-attend, trade-focused event for the solar industry. In strategic partnership with Dubai Municipality and the Government of Dubai, Solar Middle East focuses on the practical implementation of solar in the ever expanding market in the region.  Solar Middle East provides the ideal platform for international companies and regional decision makers from across the Middle East, North Africa, and the rest of the world to conduct business, network, and share ideas. The 2017 edition welcomed 134 exhibitors from 21 countries and over 5,500 visitors from 114 countries, making it the region’s largest solar trade event.


Monday, April 23rd - Thursday, April 26th

Las Vegas, Nevada

CxEnergy 2018 is the industry’s premier event dedicated to building commissioning , energy management, and field testing of buildings and facilities. The CxEnergy technical program includes 32 presentations and case studies from industry experts across all building science disciplines. The expo hall showcases a wide range of products from controls, software, instruments, metering devices to services targeted specifically to commissioning, energy management, engineering, and testing firms. Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities are now available. Reserve your space now here, contact ACG Headquarters at, or call 202-737-7775.


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