Strategy and Innovation Conference 2023


We’re moving the Asset Management Conference to May next year, and expanding it to include additional content – introducing the Strategy and Innovation Conference! This expanded event will take place in Chicago, IL on May 16-17, 2023, and will feature the same great content we’ve been providing to asset managers and investment planners, but will also include other critical areas of strategic importance for today’s power industry professionals. With dedicated tracks for safety and security, and innovation, this event will provide a forum for thought leaders to share and learn about the newest innovations, latest technological advancements, and the future of the power grid. Join us for this event and be a part of the conversation; discover and shape the future of the power industry with us!

Event Sponsors
Platinum, Gold & Silver Exhibitors

Supporting Industry Partners


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This conference is an industry open event, with registration open to:

  • Electric Utilities
  • Consultants
  • Equipment Vendors
  • Research Facilities and Laboratories
  • Academics


Algonquin Power and Utilities


ATCO Electric

Atura Power

Avista Corporation

Brookfield BRP Holdings (Canada)

California Department of Water Resources

Chelan County Public Utility District

Columbia Power Corporation

Con Edison

Efficiency Manitoba

Electricity Supply Board


Enbridge Gas Distribution

ENMAX Power Corporation

Entergy Services



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

FirstEnergy Corporation



Grand River Dam Authority

Grant County Public Utility District

Great River Hydro

Hoosier Energy

Hydro One

Hydro Ottawa

Hydro Tasmania


Idaho Power Company

Independent Electricity System Operator


Lewis County PUD


Manawa Energy

Manitoba Hydro

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

Natural Resources Canada

New Brunswick Power

New York Power Authority

NorthWestern Energy

Nova Scotia Power

Omaha Public Power District

Ontario Power Generation

Pacific Gas and Electric

Portland General Electric

Powerlink Queensland

PPL Electric Utilities

Sacramento Municipal Utility District


Seattle City Light

Saskatoon Light & Power

Snohomish County P.U.D. #1

Southern California Edison

Southern Company

Tacoma Power

Tennessee Valley Authority

Toronto Hydro-Electric System

TransAlta Corporation

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

U.S. Department of Energy

Uganda Electricity Generation Company

Yuba Water Agency

Yukon Energy Corporation

Call For Abstracts

Call For Abstracts

We are pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for CEATI’s newest event, the Strategy and Innovation Conference taking place on May 16-17, 2023. Building off the momentum created within our annual Asset Management Conference, which has been running since 2017, this event will include the great asset management related content attendees have come to expect but will also include two additional tracks dedicated to the critical issues of safety and security, and innovation. Thought leaders and experts from the industry are invited to submit presentation abstracts on the themes described below.

IMPORTANT – Abstracts are due by 4:00 pm ET on November 15, 2022. A notification of acceptance will be provided no later than January 10, 2023. Abstracts shall be evaluated based on their applicability to the subject matter and their technical merits. Proponents are encouraged to emphasize work conducted for their electric utility clients.  

  1. Asset Management
  • Strategic assessment management
  • Metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Data analysis and predictive analytics
  • Software solutions and artificial intelligence
  • Risk management
  • Climate adaptation

  1. Safety and Security
  • Organizational safety culture
  • Health and safety program development and management
  • Human performance factors
  • Physical infrastructure security
  • Cyber security
  • Technology and biometrics

  1. Innovation
  • Strategic planning and roadmaps of the future
  • Clean energy technologies and solutions
  • Decarbonization and electrification
  • Alternative and emerging generation sources (e.g. Hydrogen, SMRs, etc)
  • Energy storage  
  • Distributed Energy Resources (DERs)  

Presenter Guidelines


Important Dates:

  • Abstracts due: 15 November 2022
  • Presenter award/regret notifications: 10 January 2023
  • Presenter acceptance of opportunity due: 6 March 2023
  • Deadline for draft presentations: 21 March 2023
  • Deadline for final presentations and recording: 25 April 2023


Presentations should adhere to the guidelines set forth by CEATI International:

  • PowerPoint slides should be 16:9 ratio
  • Presenters must submit slides in PowerPoint format (.pptx/ .ppt) with a maximum of 25 slides
  • Presentations will be distributed to attendees in PDF form
  • Presentation time will be 35 minutes followed by 10 minutes for Q&A (45 minutes in total)
  • All presenters must register for the event and submit headshot and short biography (2-3 sentences)

Subsequent to submission, presenters may continue to revise presentations but must submit their revised files on flash drive at a minimum of one (1) day in advance of their scheduled presentation time.

When you participate in a CEATI event, be it as an attendee, exhibitor, presenter, speaker, moderator or in any other capacity whatsoever, you will be participating in an event where photography, as well as video and audio recording is likely to occur.

By participating in the CEATI event, you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on web sites, or for any other purpose(s) that CEATI deems fit to use. You release CEATI, its officers, directors, employees and consultants, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, distribution, or publication of photographs, computer images, video and/or audio recordings.

By entering the event platform, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by or on behalf of CEATI or the person or entity designated to do so by CEATI.

In addition, the event will be monitored for unauthorized recording. By attending the CEATI event or accessing the event platform, you agree not to record or digitize any parts of the presentation, without CEATI’s express written consent.

You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before participating in the CEATI event.

Sponsorship & Exhibitor

Sponsorship & Exhibitor

Why Exhibit & Sponsor?

     • Network with utilities, manufacturers, service providers, consultants, and world-renowned technical experts

     • Engage with key decision makers in the  industry

     • Gain targeted exposure to potential clients

     • Meet face-to-face with end-users of your company’s products and services

     • Strengthen (or establish) your brand

     • Maintain a competitive edge

     • Expand your industry contacts

Exhibition & Sponsorship Prospectus

Benefits can include:

     • Two all-access passes

     • Recognition acknowledging your support during the event

     • Inclusion of your logo and click-through link on conference website

     • Inclusion of your logo in the Event Guide

     • And much more! For more information or to indicate interest, please contact us

The Exhibition, including all breaks and meals, will be taking place in the Salon D. This set-up provides a captive audience to showcase your company’s products and services, allowing for more face-to-face time with attendees at the event. For more information, please contact us

Booths include:

  • Two all-access passes
  • 10x10ft carpeted space, 6ft table, two chairs

Floor Plan

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Professional Development

Professional Development

Professional Development Hours for CEATI Conferences

Did you know that you could be eligible to use your CEATI conference attendance towards professional development hours? A Certificate of Attendance is available to all conference attendees – simply check with your local accreditation body for more details on how to apply it to their requirements.

Location & Accommodations

This event will take place at Hilton Chicago in Chicago, IL. Information regarding accommodations can be found below:

Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave,
Chicago, IL
60605, USA

Reserve: Link available soon or call 1-312-922-4400

Preferred Rate: $215 USD (plus applicable taxes).

  • To receive the preferred rate, please mention the special  convention rate for the CEATI International Strategy & Innovation Conference. Preferred  rate only available until April 9, 2023.

Housing Warning!

Unauthorized Housing Companies Contacting Exhibitors & Attendees. It has come to our attention that unauthorized housing companies have been contacting CEATI International exhibitors and attendees via email and phone and in general, misrepresenting themselves as an official housing vendor for CEATI International. Room registrations should be made directly with the hotel as described above.

We highly caution you from engaging unauthorized companies because if/when issues arise, CEATI International management does not have the ability to provide assistance in solving them.

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