PEA Thailand Endorses Metering, Billing/CRM and Transmission & Distribution / Smart Grids Asia

ERC, MEA and PEA represented in Keynote Thought Leaders panel

The Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) Thailand has officially confirmed their endorsement of the 8th annual Metering, Billing / CRM and Transmission & Distribution / Smart Grids Asia Conference & Exhibition. The co-located events will welcome over 1000 utilities stakeholders in Bangkok from 22-23 May 2013 and is the premier platform for next generation electricity utilities stakeholders in Asia.

The event will focus on regional and global developments in new metering technologies, energy efficiency, prepayment systems, revenue enhancing billing systems, and advanced customer management applications. In addition it will feature the latest approaches and solutions for the optimal operations, maintenance and upgrading of our transmission and distribution networks.

“We are very happy to have PEA’s endorsement for both the events”, says Daria La Valle, Project Director for Metering, Billing / CRM Asia and Transmission & Distribution / Smart Grids Asia, “as well as their participation in this year’s Keynote Thought Leaders panel together with representatives from for example MEA and ERC.“

The panel will bring together regional transmission and distribution companies and will focus on what challenges the Asian utilities industry is facing and whether smart meters and smart grids are the answer to these challenges.

“The Keynote Thought Leaders panel is the perfect opportunity for the industry’s main players to discuss these important issues and we are excited to have such a wide representation of the industry’s main players,” continues La Valle, Project Director for Metering, Billing / CRM Asia and Transmission & Distribution / Smart Grids Asia.

Speaker Highlights include:
Direk Lavansiri, Chairman, Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), Thailand

Ratanarojana Thavisin, Assistant Governor, Technology and Planning, Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA), Thailand

Preamsak Lohthong, Electrical Engineer Level 8, Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA), Thailand

Titiporn Sangpetch, Head of Distribution System Connection Planning Section, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), Thailand

Jose Antonio Valdez, Vice President and Head of Marketing, Customer Solutions and Innovations,     Meralco, The Philippines

Damitha Kumarasinghe, Director General, Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

Event Focus:
Regional regulatory and policy updates
AMR/AMI trials & roll-outs
Pre-paid meters
Meter design
Data management
Customer engagement & education
Billing & revenue assurance
Smart grid initiatives
Asset management
Network planning & automation
ICT standards
Communications infrastructure
Renewables integration
Batteries & energy storage
Energy saving initiatives

Metering, Billing/CRM Asia

The 8th Metering, Billing / CRM Asia returns to Bangkok on 23-24 May 2013 and will be co-located with the 8th Transmission & Distribution / Smart Grids Asia event. The two co-located events will be South East Asia’s largest show for next generation electricity utilities stakeholders, attracting 1000+ attendees and showcasing products and services from 80+ companies in the exhibition area.
Event dates and location
Conference:                       22-23 May 2013
Location:                              Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, Bangkok, Thailand

Event website:

For more information, interviews and media accreditation -

Marketing Communications: Marj Cuijpers, Clarion Events Pte Ltd


Tel:         +65 6590 3970 / Fax:        +65 6223 9196

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