Jul
23

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Prairie Winds Event Center, Orange City, IA

All members are invited to attend one of the following meetings at the location most convenient for you to discuss the benefits and options of members working together on a solution for CIS/Billing systems.

  • July 23 | Orange City, Iowa | Prairie Winds Event Center | 908 8th Street SE (Hwy 10) | 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by an early lunch at 11:00 a.m.
  • July 23| Worthington, Minn. | Comfort Suites & Conference Center |1447 Prairie Drive | 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., refreshments provided
  • July 24 | Alexandria, Minn. | Holiday Inn Alexandria | 5637 Hwy 29 S | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., followed by lunch at 12:00 p.m.
  • July 25 | Moorhead, Minn. | Frying Pan | 2920 US Hwy 10 | 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by an early lunch at 11:00 a.m.
  • July 25 | Watertown, S.D. | Ramkota Hotel and Watertown Event Center | 1901 9th Avenue SW, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., refreshments provided


Agenda

  1. The Latest on AMI and Smart Grid Technologies - Joni Livingston and Brad Lingen
  2. Why Consider New CIS/Utility Billing Technology? - Greg Johnson of Katama Technologies, Inc.
  3. Member Smart Grid Focus Group – Summary of Findings – Brad Lingen
  4. Input from Members
    1. What CIS/Billing system do you currently have?
    2. What are your likes and dislikes?
    3. What features/modules would you like in a new system?
    4. What are the barriers to overcome for your utility?

5. Benefits of working together on AMI and CIS/Billing Systems – Joni
6. Next Steps in Research and Possible Request for Proposals
7. Information About Focus Group and How To Receive Updates

Please RSVP to Lisa Korthals at lisa.korthals@mrenergy.com or call 800-678-4042.