Monday, February 25, 2019
UNIONDALE, N.Y. – EC Infosystems, a leader in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Billing/Customer Information Solutions (CIS) for companies in the deregulated energy industry, announced today that they will partner with DNV GL for their 2019 Energy Executive Forum in Scottsdale, Arizona on May 14 – 16th.
Held at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, this year’s event marks DNV GL’s 30th forum and will focus on advancing competitive energy through collaboration, competition, and innovation. The 2019 program’s theme of “The Next Big Thing (Takes All of Us)” will encourage industry advocates to consider the future of competitive retail energy.
“The Energy Executive Forum is the premier stage to facilitate dialogues that will directly impact how our sector evolves,” explains EC Infosystems’ President and CEO, Mohan Wanchoo. “At EC Infosystems, technology, market, and industry advancement is our top priority, making our decade-long partnership with DNV GL a natural fit.”
In addition to hosting the Grand Welcome Reception and Private Afterglow Event on Tuesday, May 14th, EC Infosystems will also host an executive workshop on Tuesday morning and the Forum’s first panel on Wednesday, May 15th, discussing business model innovation. Both the workshop and panel will tackle complex issues of innovative business models, regulatory frameworks and investment strategies, all geared towards creating new value streams for competitive energy companies. Executive workshop attendees will receive three more entries for EC Infosystems’ annual giveaway than those not attending.
“The Energy Executive Forum is a unique opportunity for leaders in the energy industry to work together to find the next ‘big thing,’ whether it is an innovative business model, regulatory framework, or a groundbreaking technology,” said Richard S. Barnes, Executive Vice President, Energy North America at DNV GL. “Working with market leaders like EC Infosystems ensures that our vision is communicated beyond Forum attendees to the entire industry.
“EC Infosystems is a logical fit to sponsor the business model innovation content of the Forum, given their long experience creating solutions for the retail energy sector,” said John Landry, Vice President of Competitive Markets at DNV GL. “This sponsorship allows EC Infosystems to directly contribute to the conversation and the results of the Forum by providing insights and support that will be key to the success of the event and the industry at large.”
This year’s Forum boasts a full agenda of panels and speakers, including keynotes from the former US Secretary of Transportation and current Chief Policy Officer of Lyft, Anthony Foxx, and Asim Z. Haque, Chairman and CEO of the Ohio Public Utilities Commission. The relaxed, southwestern setting of the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess’ will allow executives to broaden their connections while, together, building continuity and momentum to advance retail energy forward.
“As the energy industry’s largest EDI and Billing/CIS provider, we rely on events like the Energy Executive Forum to shape not just the future of retail but our product roadmap and development efforts,” says Ananda Goswami, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for EC Infosystems.
Registration is open for the event at the DNV GL Energy Executive Forum website. EC Infosystems and DNV GL are excited to announce an exclusive offer to the first 20 retail energy providers using the discount code ECINFO19 at check out for a $200 discount off their registration fee.
About EC Infosystems
EC Infosystems is a market-leading Software as a Service provider (SaaS) of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and UtiliBill™ (Billing/Customer Information Solutions (CIS)), serving more than 300 clients in the deregulated energy industry across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe. The company's sophisticated software platform is user friendly, improves efficiency and operating performance, and provides clients with a strong competitive advantage. For more information, visit www.ecinfosystems.com
About DNV GL
DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.
In the power and renewables industry
DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy management. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.
Learn more at www.dnvgl.com/energy.