Center for Business and Regulation

University of Illinois Springfield

Illinois Smart Grid Policy Forum

Center for Business and Regulation | University of Illinois Springfield

College of Business and Management | One University Plaza MS UHB 4000 | Springfield, IL

Phone: 217.206.7909 | Fax: 217.206.7543 | cbr@uis.edu

Scope and Purpose: The Illinois Smart Grid Policy Forum has been created to encourage open discussion among stakeholders, policymakers, and other interested parties concerning the development of smart grid in Illinois. Smart grid investments are made to achieve a variety of goals including improved service reliability, direct and indirect cost savings for consumers, and to achieve boarder public policy goals such as integration of local generation and the promotion of smart energy usage. The agenda for this initial meeting provides time for both formal presentations and moderated discussion to encourage interaction between participants.  

Conference Location:  Hermann Hall Ballroom, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3241 S. Federal Street, Chicago, Illinois. (Directions and Parking Pass) Park in Lot B-5 (32nd and Federal)

A two-way video link will be available at Brookens Library Room 141A, University of Illinois Springfield, One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois. (Directions) Park in C or D North Lots.

Who should attend?  This policy forum is open to all stakeholders with an interest in smart grid policy development in Illinois.

View the detailed agenda. Download the presentations

Registration: Closed.

Check confirmation of registration or to see who has registered visit the Registered Participant's site here 

Registration Fees:  This policy forum is free but registration is required. Lunch will be provided at the Chicago location. For Springfield participants lunch is on your own. Lunch speaker will begin at 1:45pm. 

Cancellations: Please contact the Center for Business and Regulation at cbr@uis.edu or 217.206.7909 to cancel a registration. Substitutes are encouraged and will be accepted at any time prior to November 4, 2013 by contacting CBR.  

Accommodations: Participants are responsible for their own accommodations.


For more information contact Carl Peterson.

Co-hosted by:

Illinois Smart Grid Policy Forum:

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November 4, 2013