SOURCE: KEMA, Inc.

KEMA, Inc.

September 13, 2010 08:03 ET

KEMA Leaders in Smart Grid and AMI Present at Autovation 2010

Gain Insights on Aligning Technology, People and Process for a Smart Utility Future

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) -  Eight leaders from KEMA were selected to present several educational sessions at Autovation 2010 in Austin, Texas, September 12-15. KEMA's leaders will join others to discuss the smart grid transformation, providing insight into aligning technology and the utility business and managing risk.

The KEMA panel sessions are covering topics including Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) technologies and infrastructure, risk management, and educating stakeholders. KEMA experts also taught two, half-day Pre-Autovation courses on AMI communication fundamentals and on AMI deployment, including people and processes. With an active presence at Autovation 2010, KEMA is hosting a booth (#507) where its experts are available to discuss opportunities and challenges in developing the smart grid-enabled utility future. 

KEMA experts will be making the following Educational Session presentations:

  • The AMI Challenge -- How Should Utilities Design AMI Systems Today to Accommodate Future Smart Grids? - Monday, September 13, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m., Ballroom G (Educational Session 1C)
  • The Envision Center and How it Presents Duke Energy's View of Smart Grid to Educate and Influence Stakeholders - Tuesday, September 14, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m., Room 17A (Educational Session 4E)
  • Integrated Network Management for Utilities - Tuesday, September 14, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Room 16A (Educational Session 6A)
  • Risk Mitigation for the System Device Lifecycle - Wednesday, September 15, 8:45 - 9:45 a.m., Room 16A (Educational Session 8C)
  • How Does Smart Grid Impact the Natural Monopoly Paradigm of Electricity Supply? - Wednesday, September 15, 10:05 - 11:05 a.m., Room 17A (Educational Session 8E)

KEMA's Pre-Autovation Courses held Sunday, September 12 included:

  • Fundamentals of Communications for AMI
  • AMI Deployment: It's Not Just the Technology, It's Also the People and Processes Needed to Make it Work

For additional information about KEMA's pre-Autovation courses and Autovation educational session presentations, visit KEMA at Autovation booth #507 or http://www.kema.com/events/details/2010/UtilimetricsAutovation.aspx.

About KEMA
Founded in 1927, KEMA is a global provider of business and technical consulting, operational support, measurement and inspection, testing and certification for the energy and utility industry. With world headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands, KEMA employs more than 1,600 professionals globally with offices and representatives in more than 20 countries. KEMA's U.S. subsidiary, KEMA, Inc., is headquartered in Burlington, Mass., and serves energy clients throughout the Americas and Caribbean.

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