Utilities find themselves inundated with a diversity of data across all lines of their business. Business analytics professionals function as a critical link in analyzing and interpreting information to improve systems and operations, maintain organizational health and ultimately improve the bottom line. These professionals gather semi-annually to discuss asset management, business intelligence, key metrics and dashboard insights, enterprise risk management, pricing and rate strategies, and analytics best practices.
Utility professionals with a command over data-related needs such as transforming, storing, mining, analyzing, visualizing and reporting back out to the business. Depending on the organizational structure, these professionals come from areas including finance, operations, business planning and customer service.
Member: $449 USD
Registration includes access to all Business Analytics agenda items and meeting materials, a networking dinner on Thursday night, as well as catered breakfast, lunch, and refreshments at the meeting. Guest tickets are available for $90 and allow a personal guest (a spouse or partner who does not work in the energy industry) to accompany a registered attendee at the event. Guest registration includes all meals and receptions, and all program materials.
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Registration + Networking
Arrive early to network with peers. Light refreshments will be provided.
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Welcome to Clark Public Utilities
The host utility will welcome the group to Vancouver, Washington.
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Come prepared to share a recent success story or set-back as part of our round robin introductions.
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
This session will feature multiple demonstrations of effective dashboards currently being used at WEI member utilities. Examples range from operations dashboards, gas control and supply, capital forecasting, and executive summaries. Interested in sharing? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for a WEI hosted networking dinner at Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar:
801 Waterfront Way
Vancouver, WA 98660
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Enjoy a catered breakfast onsite.
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Transitioning to the Cloud
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Open Roundtable Discussion
This session provides time for attendees to address new topics and elaborate upon previous discussions at the forum. Attendees are encouraged to come prepared with one “top of mind” issue for discussion.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch will be provided onsite.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wrap Up + Future Planning
Interested in improving our experience? Join us at the wrap-up session to share your thoughts on the forum and help generate ideas for future agendas. This session is also a great starting point for those who wish to volunteer as a planning team member for our 2020 forum.
Please contact the hotel directly at (888) 475-3100 to reserve your room. Identify yourself as being with Western Energy Institute (WEI) Business Analytics to receive a special rate of $160 USD/night. This rate is guaranteed until September 4, 2019 or until the WEI room block is full.