OATI Key Sponsor of Twin City Smart Grid Conference

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) is proud to be the Platinum Supporter of the Sixth Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) 2016 being held in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis, MN: January 21, 2016 – OATI is pleased to announce its commitment to the advancement of the international smart grid initiative through its Platinum Sponsorship of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) sixth ISGT Conference. ISGT 2016 will be held September 06-09, 2016 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
ISGT 2016 is a forum for participants to discuss issues and effective strategies for grid modernization in the changing electric industry landscape. A variety of factors are driving this dynamic change, key among them the advent of information and communication technology and the emergence of renewable and Distributed Energy Resources (DERs). The theme of this year’s conference, “Transformation and Advancements for Grid Modernization,” will be explored through plenary sessionspanelstechnical papersindustry exhibits, and tutorials by experts on smart grid applications and systems integration.
Grid modernization and the smart grid initiative are becoming synonymous. Industry participants need to be able to access the latest thinking and experiences with respect to smart grid development and implementation. Having access to these resources through this forum will allow participants to transfer this knowledge to their organizations, enhancing their own implementation efforts.
“OATI is thrilled with the opportunity to sponsor this forward-thinking organization and participate in the IEEE ISGT 2016 conference,” said Sasan Mokhtari, President and CEO of OATI. “We are committed to supporting smart grid initiatives, both local and global.”
“As a member of ISGT 2016 Organizing Committee, OATI is pleased to offer its subject matter expertise to contribute to other venues of the conference, including panel sessions and paper sessions, among others” said Dr. Farrokh Rahimi, OATI Senior Vice President, Market Design and Consulting.
About OATI
OATI provides innovative software solutions that simplify, streamline, and empower the operational tasks required in today’s energy commerce and Smart Grid. With more than 1,800 customers in North America, OATI successfully deploys large, complicated, and diverse mission-critical applications committed to industry standards and stringent NERC CIP guidelines.
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