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The ninth-annual Smart Energy Summit will take place February 19-21, 2018, at the Omni Downtown in Austin, Texas.

Smart Energy Summit focuses on the intersection of the utility and consumer technology markets, which is creating new opportunities for energy providers, energy management companies, home control platforms and services, and the integration of new connected devices.

This event examines the impact of the Internet of Things on utilities and consumers.

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2018 Advisory Board

Roy Perry, Vice President, Ecosystem Alliances

Chris Carradine, EVP, Business Development

Seth Frader-Thompson, President

Mike Tinskey, Global Director, Connected Vehicle & Emerging Services

Home, Building, and Utility Systems  
Dr. Kenneth Wacks, President

Jason Cigarran, Director, Marketing Communications

National Grid
Brendan Hanna, Head of Technology Innovation

Nest Labs
Ben Bixby, General Manager of Energy and Safety

Wayne Morrison, Principal, Smart Energy and Emerging Technology

Simple Energy
Justin Segall, President & Founder

Brad Langley, Senior Director of Corporate Marketing

Chris DeSchamp, Director Customer Solutions Development

Whisker Labs
Amena Ali, CRO

Xcel Energy
Kevin Schwain, Director, Product Strategy and Development

Onsite Media Policies

Photography & Filming at Smart Energy Summit. Conference host Parks Associates will capture professional photographs, audio, and video during the conference. Attendees hereby grant Parks Associates and its representatives permission to photograph and/or record them at the conference and distribute (both now and in the future) the attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Photography, Live Streaming or Recording Usage by Attendees. Audio recordings, video recordings, and live streaming are not permitted without the prior written consent of Parks Associates. All requests for press passes must be made in advance of the conference. Passes may be available at event registration based on need and availability. Press credentials are required for the issuance of a press pass, and Parks Associates requires that a copy of all published material be submitted prior to approval.

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Smart Energy Summit 2017 Attendees

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