9-10 May 2019

Digital Utilities of the Future 2

One King West Hotel & Residence, Downtown, Toronto


Digital Transformation has become a norm in the Utilities. Amidst technological disruption and evolving customer expectations utility executives are looking to optimize existing processes and transform business models. Following the success of our first Digital Utilities of the Future conference we are proud to bring its second series this 2019. Digital Utilities of the Future 2 with its key theme “Manifesting Innovation”, will give exciting opportunities to utility executives to engage in thought-provoking conversations and start the journey toward changing the culture and transform utilities from smart to brilliant.

Why you should Attend



From top industry leaders who are adopting and transforming business of Utilities



Transformational technologies proving to be business game changer



– How to adopt Digital Transformation across the utilities value chain



Cybersecurity challenges and governance framework



with peers to discuss common challenges and share concrete experiences


Think Big & Beyond

challenge your thinking and gather fresh insights to take back and implement within organization

Companies That You Will Meet









Who Will You Meet

Meet with SVPs, VPs, CIOs, CSOs, CISOs, Directors, Managers, Senior Managers, Specialists, Supervisors and Leaders of:

  • IT & Communication

  • Data Management

  • Information Systems

  • Smart Grid

  • Process Control & Automation

  • Shared Services

  • Network Security

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Innovation



  • Syed Mir

    Vice President Corporate Services & CIO

    London Hydro

  • Alex Foord

    Chief Information Officer and Vice President, Information and Technology Services


  • Imran Merali

    Vice President Customer Service

    Hydro One

  • Jim Keech

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro Corporation

  • Paul Martinello

    Vice President Information Technology Services

    Energy+ Inc

  • Jason Cassidy

    Founder and CEO

    Shinydocs Corporation

  • Jyothi Visweswaran

    Vice President- Consulting Service


  • Linas Medelis

    Director of Customer Service Excellence

    Alectra Utilities

  • Joe Vrbanek

    Project Manager, Corporate Transformations

    Hydro One

  • Robert Brewer

    Director of Consulting Services


  • Kapil Nanchahal

    Associate Vice President- Resources & Utilities


  • Peter Morin



  • Devashish Paul

    Founder & CEO


  • Dr. Darrell Massie

    Founder and Chief Technology Officer

    Intelligent Power and Energy Research Corporation (IPERC)

  • Ash Rajendra

    Former CIO

    Just Energy & Executive in Residence at TechBlocks

  • Daniel Carr

    Manager, Emerging Domain- Smart Cities

    Alectra Utilities

  • Ron Caruso

    Partner- Front Office Transformation Lead

    PwC Canada

  • Eileen Campbell

    Vice President Customer Service

    Alectra Utilities

  • Mary Caputi

    CPA, CA, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Innovation

    Oakville Enterprises Corporation

  • Richard Wilson

    CISSP Partner, Cybersecurity & Privacy Consulting

    PwC Canada

  • James Strapp

    Partner, Digital Operations Leader

    PwC Canada

  • Iuliana Calin

    Head Energy Partnerships


  • Julie Morin

    IoT Lead


  • Geri Yin

    Director Business and Sales Support

    Alectra Utilities

  • Sarah J. Shortreed

    Chief Information Officer

    Bruce Power

  • Ben Blakely

    Senior Manager Information Security


  • Francis Bradley

    COO & VP Public Affairs,Emerging Issues

    Canadian Electricity Association

  • Dr. Rafael Etges

    Advisor Cyber Security


  • Keaton Wheeler

    Electrical Engineer

    Primary Engineering and Construction Corporation

  • David Leonce

    President & CEO

    Westario Power Inc.

  • Benoit Marcoux

    Thought Leader

    Private Practice

  • Atul Mahajan

    President & CEO

    Forum Vostro Energy Services Inc.

  • Terry Cutler

    Vice President Cybersecurity

    SIRCO, Canada

  • Kim Allen

    P.Eng. IntPE, FEC, MBA

    President and CEO Allenvision Inc.

  • President & CEO, Reyzan Inc.

  • Rentao Cunha

    Cyber Security Specialist

    Alta Gas

  • Paul Giroux

    Innovation Officer

    Greater Sudbury Utilities

  • David Enns

    Managing Director

    Manitoba Hydro International

  • John Boudreau

    Subject Matter Expert - Emerging Technologies - Market Renewal Program


  • David Ormsby

    Senior Manager,Systems Architecture

    Liberty Utilities

  • Marc Hankewich


    Primary Engineering and Construction Corporation, Canada

  • Bashir Fancy

    Managing Director & Thought Leader

    Corporation Solutions and Services Inc.

Be Our Partner

Digital Utilities of the Future 2” offers you the chance to connect with your audience face to face. We offer wide range of
partnership packages that gives you the opportunity to showcase your solutions and build business.

Our customized packages include:

  • Thought-leadership session
  • 1-on-1 Business Meetings
  • Exhibition Space
  • Digital and Onsite Branding… and much more

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Agenda At A Glance

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Event Venue

One King West Hotel & Residence, Downtown, Toronto

Set in a modern high rise and a grand beaux-arts-style building dating from 1914, this elegant all-suite hotel is a 5-minute walk from both the Hockey Hall of Fame, and upscale shopping at the Toronto Eaton Centre mall. Sleek studios and 1-bedroom suites feature modern furnishings, and include TVs, Wi-Fi (fee) and kitchens with dishwashers. Upgraded suites add whirlpool tubs; some have city views. Washer/dryers are available by request.

An informal bistro serves international cuisine, and a lobby bar offers snacks and big-screen sports. There's also a rooftop gym with a hot tub, a resistance lap pool and saunas.

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Registration Fees

Please note the registration prices are for professionals from Utilities company only.

If you are a solution provider/consultant and wish to participate in the event, please drop us an email to discuss further.

Registration Type Standard Fees
(in US dollars)
Single Attendee 1200 USD
(25% discount offered to all Canadian Electricity Association and Green Button Alliance Members)
Group Attendees
If you wish to register a group of 2 or more
persons, please send us an email mentioning
code GRDUF2 to avail a group discount.

Our Registration Is Open!

Avail a Group Discount! If you wish to register a group of 2 or more persons, please mention code GRDUF in your email subject line when sending your booking confirmation to us. Every 3rd person in the group can register for FREE!

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