AMRA, a nonprofit organization focusing on advanced metering and resource management technologies, will hold its 2003 International Symposium from September 7 through 10 at the America's Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The symposium, “Mapping Your Future: From Data to Value,” is designed to help electric, water and gas utility leaders learn about evolving strategies, network with colleagues and see demonstrations of all major metering and resource-management technologies at a single venue.

The symposium will include keynote presentations from:

  • Eric Cody, vice president and senior energy advisor, Plexus Research Inc.
  • Patrick Mullen, vice president for distribution operations and customer service, Minnesota Power Co.
  • Rob Robinson, vice president for customer service, Philadelphia Suburban Water Co.
  • Thomas Voss, senior vice president for customer services, AmerenUE

Educational sessions will include:

  • Business cases
  • Metering and systems
  • Implementing solutions
  • Systems integration
  • Enterprisewide efficiencies
  • Customer care
  • Industry and regulation.

Exhibitors will represent several product and service sectors, including:

  • Advanced metering hardware and software
  • Wired and wireless communications technologies using public and private networks
  • Resource- and information-management solutions
  • Consulting, installation, route management and turnkey services.

Register in advance through August 21, or register onsite at the America's Center Sept. 6-10, 2003. Review the complete educational agenda and register online at www.amra-intl.org/symposium.