(EnergyAsia, March 4, Tuesday) — Four events – Metering Asia Pacific, Billing and CRM/CIS Asia-Pacific, Transmission & Distribution Asia and Energy Efficiency/ ESCO Asia – will be held during ‘Asian Energy Week 2008’ at the Shangri-la Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from May 26 to 29. The event will provide a platform for industry players to share insights and information on technologies, trends and the future of electric utilities.

Organised by Synergy, the events will focus on energy supply, asset management, network planning and operations, transmission and distribution networks, energy efficiency, energy services and management, metering and regulatory framework, smart metering and strategic challenges in metering and billing/CRM.

A pre-conference workshop on DLMS/COSEM – a standard for interoperable meter data exchange – will be conducted by Gyozo Kmethy from the DLMS User Association on May 26. The workshop aims to provide a comprehensive understanding on the specification and its use for interoperable utility meter data exchange.

Two post-event seminars will be held at the same venue on May 29. The Advanced Metering Workshop, conducted by Howard Scott from Cognyst Consulting, will discuss methods to prevent theft of electricity. It will provide an analysis on worldwide trends, technology and deployment options available to electricity, gas and water utilities, and the practical aspects of exploring vendor offerings.

Pierre Langlois of Econoler International, who will be conducting the second workshop on International Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP), will be presenting the new IPMVP 2007 and will be discussing the different methodologies that can be applied in the European and international market.

This would provide participants with a hands-on understanding of the proven IPMVP savings measurement methods and related risk mitigation strategies that were successfully employed in global projects.

‘Asian Energy Week 2008’ is expected to attract 500 key players and will feature more than 80 speakers and over 50 international exhibitors.

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