SCTE SLATES MARCH 21 ENERGY MANAGEMENT WEBINAR; PART OF EXPANDED AGENDA FOR SEMI FORUM 2013 APRIL 10
MARCH 11, 2013 (Exton, PA)—The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) today announced a Smart Energy Management Initiative (SEMI) webinar that will explore the logistics and funding of energy management partnerships between cable system operators and utilities.
The webinar, entitled "Cable Industry Energy Efficiency Program Funding Opportunities," will be held at 1 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 21 as part of an expanded agenda for SCTE SEMI Forum 2013 in April. Ken Williams, executive vice president of the Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation (WECC), will discuss how operators can partner with utilities to identify funding sources for energy efficiency programs and demand planning.
The webinar is free for anyone who has registered for SCTE SEMI Forum as of March 20, as well as for all SCTE members. The cost for all other individuals is $29. Additional information and registration are available at http://www.scte.org/devams/
SCTE SEMI Forum 2013 will be conducted at the Hilton Atlanta on Wednesday, April 10, beginning at 8 a.m. The event will include keynote remarks by Kevin Hart, executive vice president and CTO of Cox Communications, a keynote interview with Joel Babbit, CEO and co-founder of the Mother Nature Network, and presentations and panel discussions on such issues as Energy Evolution, Outside Plant and Fleet and Critical Facilities.
The cable telecommunications industry's leading energy management event, SCTE SEMI Forum 2013 will bring together operators, vendors and other experts for discussion of power, density, performance, sustainability and disaster recovery issues. Discounted early-bird registration for both SCTE members and nonmembers is available through Tuesday, March 19. Preliminary events, including working group meetings of the Sustainability Management Subcommittee (SMS) within the SCTE Standards Program, are scheduled for Tuesday, April 9. Additional SEMI details, as well as registration, are at http://www.scte.org/semiforum/
SCTE SEMI Forum 2013 is open to attendance by operators, programmers, vendors and other interested parties. For more information on the SEMI initiative, please visit www.scte.org/semi or contact Derek DiGiacomo, senior director, information systems and energy management program for SCTE, email@example.com.