Mark your calendars for the 6th annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference and Exhibition (HIMC), scheduled for this fall, October 8-10, at Paradise Point Resort in San Diego. The focus of HIMC 2018, designed for all distributed energy professionals? To advance the growing market of microgrid systems.
The 6th annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference and Exhibition (HIMC) is scheduled for this fall, October 8-10, at Paradise Point Resort in San Diego. (Photo: Provided under Creative Commons CC0, Pixabay. Photo by 12019.)[/caption]
Attendees of the annual conference include project owners and developers, technology vendors, utilities, system owners, government and non-government officials, attorneys, financial specialists, contractors, builders, architects, planners and more.
HIMC 2018 is for industry leaders and policymakers in this emerging market to come together and share successes, technologies, financial models, and develop goals and policy objectives to drive the industry forward.
The event’s keynote speaker lineup include the following well-known industry names, among many other expert speakers:
- Jon Wellinghoff, CEO and founder of GridPolicy
- Karl Rábago, executive director of the Pace Energy and Climate Center
- Peter Lilienthal, CEO of HOMER Energy
The two days of conference activities offer a focus on solving practical challenges through real-world examples presented by experts in the microgrid and distributed energy industry.
The optional third day of the event offers hands-on training with the HOMER Grid and HOMER Pro software platforms.
Conference attendees to HIMC 2018 can also choose sessions and presentations from the eight following conference tracks, providing content for all sectors of the distributed energy industry:
- The Role of Regulation
- Microgrid Business Models
- The California Experience
- Energy Access Microgrids
- Island Microgrids
- Arctic Microgrids
- New Innovations in Controls
- Distributed Energy Case Studies
Those interested in the industry can register here for HIMC 2018.
Registration covers the full conference package and grants unlimited admission to any and all conference sessions, breakfasts, luncheons, breaks, the evening reception, and online access to the Official HOMER International Microgrid Conference and Exhibition Conference Papers.
A full list of HIMC’s conference tracks, daily schedule, exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, travel/hotel details, and registration information is available on the event website.