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Global Forum Tackles the Energy Grid

GridWise will be holding a global forum held November 8-10 tackling issues related to the global energy grid. Held at the International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., the forum will tackle topics such as . . .

  • how today’s utilities might evolve and how the value chain from generation to consumption might change
  • lessons learned from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and what we have to show for the investment
  • guarding the grid: smart grids and grid vulnerability
  • future trends in energy technologies and potential disruptions
  • smart grid data and its impact on privacy
  • hype and reality surrounding renewable energy
  • the smart grid race and global competition

The GridWise Global Forum claims to be the only event that provides a truly global perspective on smart grid as seen through the eyes of the most senior international business and government leaders whose vision is guiding this revolutionary transformation.

Particularly interesting to me is that attendees will hear from utility and technology CEOs from around the world as they share their experiences and discuss the ways in which they plan to achieve renewable energy goals exceeding 60% of demand.

If interested, you can register here.

Written by Heidi Tolliver-Walker

Heidi Tolliver-Walker has been a commercial and digital printing industry analyst, feature writer, columnist, editor, and author for nearly 20 years. She is known for her meticulous research and no-nonsense perspective. In addition to having written thousands of industry articles for top industry publications, she and Richard Romano have been the face of the well-respected industry research firm The Industry Measure (TrendWatch Graphic Arts) for many years. In her more than 13-year tenure with the firm, she has written countless reports on digital printing, 1:1 (personalized) printing, Web-to-print, personalized URLs, and other hot industry applications. She is also a long-time contributing editor and columnist for Printing News, for which she writes two monthly columns, including "Personal Effects," which features monthly analysis of 1:1 (personalized) printing case studies. She is also the author of three titles for the National Association of Printing Leadership: Designer's Printing Companion, Ink & Color: A Printer's Guide, and Diversifying Via Value-Added Services. As a small, niche publisher (Strong Tower Publishing), she is active in utilizing these technologies in her own business, as well.

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