Events & Experiences

XX CONFERENCE OPENING RECEPTION
Monday, April 16 : 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Power Up with friends, customers and new acquaintances for an authentic Colorado experience. Guests will almost feel it snow as the Colorado Convention Center Mile High Ballroom is transformed to showcase the best of Denver! Feel the thrill of virtual kayaking through the rapids, conquer a 2-story high indoor ropes course or hit the slopes with a ski simulator. Then make your way to the “Lodo Beer Garden” for a taste of locally sourced food and craft beer from some of Colorado’s most popular breweries.
 

XX TECHNICAL TOURS
Monday, April 16 - Thursday, April 19

The Denver Organizing Committee has planned diverse and exciting Technical Tours that give participants the chance to visit more than nine sites such as the NREL Wind Technology Center, Panasonic Technology Facility and SolarTac.
 
XX OPENING SESSION
Tuesday, April 17 : 8:30am – 9:30am

You will not want to miss keynote speaker Gregory Bolino as he kicks off this year’s conference with a special Opening Session presentation – Utility of the Future: Defining a Business Model for Growth.
 

XX CONFERENCE LUNCHEON
Tuesday, April 17 : 11:30am – 1:00pm

Tuesday marks the opening of the exhibit hall with companies from around the world ready to show you the newest products and services. What better time to see these new products and technologies than during the Conference Luncheon, conveniently served to you in the exposition aisles.
 

XX DRONE PAVILION
Tuesday, April 17 – Thursday, April 19

The use of drones has become increasingly important in the utility industry, both from a cost-savings and safety benefits perspective. Join us at the Drone Pavilion to learn more about how this technology is being utilized and to see it in action with live demonstrations in our dedicated FlyZone. Check out the complete list of FlyZone demonstrations here.
 

XX NETWORKING RECEPTION
Wednesday, April 18 : 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Mingle with leading product specialists, experts and industry leaders over hors d’oeuvres and beverages during the exhibit hall Networking Reception. During the conference you will have heard from the best minds covering a wide range of topics that explore and aim to improve our industry. Now explore the exhibit halls, chat with these experts and experience firsthand how some of the new technologies, products and services are being used.
 

XX CLOSING RECEPTION AND RAFFLE
Thursday, April 19 : 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Join the fun while we toast our new Denver friends, thank them for a great event and are greeted with beverages and party snacks by the 2020 Chicago Local Organizing team. Drop your registration badge on the way in for a chance to win one of many great prizes.
 

XX POSTER SESSION AND RECEPTION
Wednesday, April 18 : 5:00pm – 7:00pm

The Poster Session and Reception provides a relaxed environment for registered conference attendees to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages while viewing more than 300 accepted papers in poster format. Here you’ll have the opportunity to interact with the authors and even tour competing papers from the Student Poster Contest.
 

XX DESTINATION DENVER
Make the most of your stay by visiting Denver.org to discover the Mile High city’s many culinary, entertainment, shopping and outdoor recreational experiences.