Energy professionals from around the world will gather this October at the Electric & Gas User Group (EGUG) Conference, hosted by Esri. Attendees will glean new ideas, share proven solutions, and learn more about reliable applications of geographic information system (GIS) technology from Esri. This year's event will delve into solutions for the current challenges facing electric and gas utilities including smart grid, distribution integrity management, cloud computing, renewable energy, and economic development.

The 2010 EGUG Conference will be held Oct. 17–20 at the Hyatt Regency in Dearborn, Michigan.

In conference sessions, individual utilities and Esri business partners will present information related to

  • Regulatory requirements and compliance
  • GIS in the field
  • Leading applications of GIS
  • GIS in this time of economic challenges
  • Safety and reliability

Technical workshops to be presented at the EGUG Conference will include System Architecture and Productivity Tools for ArcGIS 9.3.1 and ArcGIS 10.