Agenda released for 22nd annual Users Conference
SAN LEANDRO, California – (March 8, 2011) – OSIsoft, LLC (www.osisoft.com), provider of the PI System and the leader in real-time data and events infrastructure solutions, today released its Users Conference agenda and announced Laura Ipsen of Cisco and Dan Reed of Microsoft as keynote speakers for its 2011 Users Conference, held March 28-30 in San Francisco, California at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.
This year’s Users Conference agenda features presentations from more than thirty companies spanning multiple industries with thought-provoking keynotes from Ms. Ipsen, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco Connected Energy, and Dan Reed, corporate vice president of technology policy and strategy of Microsoft. Ms. Ipsen will share insight into the world of Connected Energy and the role IP based communications will play in the evolution to a smarter, more dynamic, energy generation, distribution, and consumption infrastructure, and the changing ways the world manages and consumes energy. As a leader of one of the world's largest corporate research organizations, MSR, Mr. Reed will describe Microsoft's journey to the Cloud and the paradigm shift the Cloud combined with powerful devices can enable.
“We are starting to see more presentations from companies who are applying the PI System as an innovative business strategy for energy management and sustainability,” said Jon Peterson, vice president of marketing for OSIsoft. “It is exciting to watch our customers share how they use the PI System to manage a corporate strategy while integrating their assets to run their businesses more efficiently. The showcasing of customer presentations at the Users Conference creates a collaborative atmosphere among industry peers that is unique to any other conference.”
In addition, Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy, founder and chief executive officer of OSIsoft, is expected to kick-off the conference with a stimulating keynote presentation on industrial energy strategies of the future and the changing requirements and challenges to grid modernization.
Additional information about OSIsoft Users Conference 2011 can be found by visiting www.osisoft.com/usersconference2011.
About OSIsoft, LLC
OSIsoft (www.osisoft.com) delivers the PI System, the industry standard in enterprise infrastructure, for management of real-time data and events. With installations in 107 countries spanning the globe, the OSIsoft PI System is used in manufacturing, energy, utilities, life sciences, data centers, facilities, and the process industries. This global installed base relies upon the OSIsoft PI System to safeguard data and deliver enterprise-wide visibility into operational, manufacturing and business data. The PI System enables users to manage assets, mitigate risks, comply with regulations, improve processes, drive innovation, make business decisions in real time, and to identify competitive business and market opportunities.
Founded in 1980, OSIsoft, LLC is headquartered in San Leandro, CA, with operations worldwide and is privately held. Learn more about OSIsoft and the PI System at www.osisoft.com.