London, England — The Universal Powerline Association (UPA) has confirmed its speaker line up and a new date for its Inaugural Technology Conference and Exhibition, September 1-2, 2009, in San Diego, California. The UPA “Plug into Profit 2009” Conference will include technical, application, and business presentations from leading companies on the role of Powerline technology in Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency, Home Area Networks, IPTV, HDTV, Internet Connectivity, and Consumer Applications.
The speaker line up includes: Daniel Drolet, chairman of UPA; John Joyce, president of Ambient Corp.; Jorge Blasco, president and CEO of DS2; Venkat Shastri, CEO of PCN Technology; Steve Turner, COO of IBEC; and Ron Zimmer, president and CEO of CABA (Continental Automated Buildings Association).
The central theme for the conference is “Driving Profits” to create value for manufacturers, vendors, retailers, systems integrators, and the end-user.
“UPA-based powerline technologies create new opportunities for innovation while driving down installed infrastructure costs and create new ways of communication and networking,” stated UPA chairman Daniel Drolet.