About Bidgely Engage

Bidgely Engage Virtual is the digital adaptation of our annual, high-touch conference dedicated to the role of customer-centric AI in accelerating the energy industry. This year’s conference focuses on an analytics approach to driving our clean energy future, highlighting the compounding benefits of data-driven decisions in meeting both today’s business objectives, alongside the ambitious and critical net zero targets sitting on the horizon. Bidgely Engage Virtual, taking place October 5-8, includes 3 short, high-impact days featuring valued perspectives from leading utility and industry luminaries, as well as a final day, October 8, for Bidgely Engage: AI in Action, offering live demos and dynamic discussion with our AI experts.

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Engage 2021
Agenda & Sessions

Sessions are subject to change so please check back for the finalized agenda. Currently planned sessions include:


Day 1: Renewable Energy and Demand Flexibility
TUESDAY OCTOBER 5

  • The Utility Moonshot: PGE's Data-Driven Aproach to Grid Reliability, Customer-Centricity, and the Clean Energy Transition
    • - Larry Bekkedahl, Senior VP of Advanced Energy Delivery, Portland General Electric
    • - Tim Treadwell, Manager, Customer Technology Development, Portland General Electric
    • - Angela Long, Manager of Planning & Strategy, Portland General Electric
    • - Quisha Light, Manager, Product Development & Lifecycle Management, Portland General Electric

  • Leveraging Innovative Rate Design and Analytics to Advance Net-Zero Goals
    • - Lon Huber, VP of Rate Design and Strategic Solutions, Duke Energy

  • The Next Generation of Advanced Smart Meter Applications
    • - Michael Kelly, Senior Research Analyst & Managing Consultant, Guidehouse Insights

  • Pioneer Highlights: NV Energy's Analytics Journey
    • - Adam Grant, Program Manager, NV Energy

  • Shaping the Customer Experience with AMI-Based Analytics
    • - Nayan Parikh, Sr Manager Customer Technology, PSEG-LI
    • - Jennifer Popkin, Senior Consultant, Energy and Utilities, West Monroe

Day 2: Efficiency, Equity, and Bringing the Customer Along
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 6

  • Canary Media and Bidgely Fireside: Transforming Captive Audiences into Clean Energy Stakeholders through Trusted Digital Experiences
    • - Eric Wesoff, Managing Editor, Canary Media

  • Ensuring that All Communities Benefit Equitably from the Clean Energy Transition
    • - William Ellis, Regional VP of External Affairs, PEPCO Holdings
    • - Ann Becker, VP Sustainability, Arizona Public Service
    • - Jamie Wimberly, Chief Executive Officer, DEFG

  • Case Study: How Southern California Gas is Driving Efficiency and Inclusion with Gas Analytics
    • - Dr. Liza Legaspi, Energy Management Supervisor, Southern California Gas

  • The Evolution from Home Energy Reporting to True Home Energy Management
    • - William Hughes, Principal Analyst, Guidehouse

  • Aligning with Corporate America to Reimagine Their Energy Use and Beyond
    • - Irvine Sloan, VP of Strategic Account Management, Duke Energy
    • - Sage McLaughlin, Sr Strategic Account Manager, Duke Energy

Day 3: EVs, Electrification, and the Role of Gas Utilities
THURSDAY OCTOBER 7

  • Building A Gold Standard: ConEdision's Comprehensive Approach to Clean Energy
    • - Lenny Singh, SVP, Customer Energy Solutions, Con Edison
    • - Allisyn Glasser, Chief Enterprise Architect, Con Edison
    • - Vicki Kuo, VP Energy Efficiency, Con Edison
    • - Raghusimha Sudhakara, Director Demonstration Projects EV, Con Edison

  • Electric>Gas: How Austin Energy is Building EV Champions
    • - Karl Popham, Manager, Electric Vehicles & Emerging Technologies, Austin Energy
    • - Bobby Godsey, EV Program Specialist, Austin Energy
    • - Amy Atchley, Sr Lead, EV Equity Program, Austin Energy

  • Creating an Integrated Experience to Optimize the Grid Edge and EV Programs
    • - Sharon Talbott, Product Marketing Director, Energy and Utilities, Salesforce

  • Strategic Initiatives for the EV Ecosystem
    • - Matt Valle, VP Development, Florida Power and Light

  • Customer Perspectives on EVs, Smart Homes, and Beneficial Electrification
    • - Jason McGrade, Deputy Director, SECC

Day 4: Bidgely Engage: AI in Action (Demo Day)
FRIDAY OCTOBER 8

  • Join us for a hands-on demo day led by our subject matter experts, to see what our solutions look like in action. Questions and dynamic discussion are welcome in this interactive, workshop-style event. Topics include:
    • - Load Analytics
    • - Electrification and EV Solutions
    • - Customer Experience and Decarbonization
    • - Energy Efficiency and Home Energy Reports
    • - Gas Engagement and Digitalization
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