Upcoming Events


EV Charging Infrastructure Summit North America

July 15-17 | Chicago, IL, USA

Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the 5th EV Charging Infrastructure Summit, convenes top industry experts and utility professionals to examine how growing EV adoption rates will impact the network, and what investments are needed to ensure grid stability and benefit. Case studies of current utility programs and deployments will be discussed with an eye toward refining strategies, identifying technologies, and implementing business models that will ensure widespread EV adoption is optimized for all parties involved.

Past Events


EDIST 2024 – Taking Charge: Electric Utilities Are Leading the Energy Transition

Jan 16-18 | Toronto, ON, Canada | Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre

The Electricity, Distribution, Information Systems and Technology (EDIST) Conference & Tradeshow is an educational conference and tradeshow addressing critical engineering, operational, IT and management issues faced by electric utilities. EDIST 2024's theme "Taking Charge: Electric Utilities are Leading the Energy Transition" focuses on the necessary technologies, innovations, and strategic thinking to support the energy transition across Canada and beyond.

IEA Energy Innovation Forum 2024

February 13 | Paris, France |

The IEA Energy Innovation Forum 2024 event will address the main challenges facing technologies moving from the innovation phase to early adoption, and how regulatory frameworks can support developers and innovators on this journey. The event will be structured around four key sessions: embracing the potential and opportunities in emerging market and developing economies; driving emissions abatement in industrial heat; leveraging best practices for large-scale demonstration programmes; and identifying priority actions for the IEA and the international community. Following the event, the outcomes and conclusions of the dialogues will be shared directly with ministers,      

Energy Utility Environment Conference & Charge Expo

February 13-15 | Dallas, Texas, USA | Irving Convention Center

EUEC 2024 – The 26th Annual Energy, Utility & Environment Conference is a professional networking and educational event held jointly with Charge Expo. EUEC specializes 10 industry tracks catering to the electric utility industry.CHARGE EXPO is a joint conference with EUEC held at the same time and location catering to the EV Transportation, Battery, Charging and Fleet industries.

DISTRIBUTECH International

February 26-29 | Orlando, Florida, USA |Orange Country Convention Center

DISTRIBUTECH International is the leading annual transmission and distribution event that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home.

Global Energy Transition Summit: Grid Innovations at the Crossroads of AI and EV

April 24th | Ottawa, ON, Canada | Invest Ottawa & Online Broadcast

In this installment of our Global Energy Transition Summit series, the panel will look at the role of AI in enabling a greater number of electric vehicles (EV) in the electricity grid.

Clean Buses in Canada

May 16th | Toronto, ON, Canada | Sheridan Hotel

The mission of the conference is to discuss the federal government’s plan to transition to a zero-emission bus fleet, the way forward for transit agencies and provincial/local governments, the strategy to transition to a clean fleet, relevant experiences, recent developments, best practices, issues with large-scale deployment, and the lessons learned. It will also provide information on procuring, financing, operating, and maintaining clean buses and infrastructure. The conference will also highlight opportunities and technological innovations.