OpenADR Educational Seminars

The OpenADR Alliance is pleased to present a series of educational seminars to communicate the value of OpenADR to a growing audience.  The seminars are intended to spread the word to new geographic regions, new utility partners, and the broad array of distributed energy resource providers and customer platforms.  Some upcoming seminars are listed below; we would be delighted to work with companies who would like to host events in their regions.

Primary Goals

  • Provide focused introduction to OpenADR
  • Customize content to specific needs of host community
  • Meet industry representatives at their home locations


  • Utility Hosts First Preference; Regional Diversity
  • Co-locate with Industry Events
  • Co-sponsor with University, Research Entities, etc.


  • Typical Agenda Components
    • OpenADR Technology and Organizational Overview
    • Recent Developments – New Types of Applications
    • Product Case Studies
    • Technical Deep Dives
    • Roundtable Discussions with Utility Adopters, Technology Suppliers
  • Tailored to host/participant needs; usually 2 hours or half- day.
  • See sample agendas from past seminars, below

Upcoming Events

  • Asia-focused Webinar, November 7/8
  • Arizona Regional Seminar (date/location TBA) Host – Salt River Project
  • Southeastern U.S. Seminar (date/location TBA) Host – NC FREEDM Center
  • Texas Seminar (date/location TBA)

Past Agendas, 2019

  • Seminar During Distributech 2019, New Orleans
  • New York City Seminar – Consolidated Edison
  • Seminar During OpenADR Annual Symposium, California
  • Colorado Seminar – Ft. Collins Utilities
  • New England Seminar - Eversource
  • Europe-focused Webinar
  • Seminar at Grid Forward Conference, Seattle

Contact [email protected] for scheduling or more info.