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M-WERC Hosts December Member Meeting

Features Panels on Smart Cities Technologies

By - Dec 14th, 2016 08:00 am

[Milwaukee, Wis.] – The Midwest Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC) hosted their open member meeting Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Discovery World’s Pilot house.

M-WERC welcomed over 200 members and guests to yesterday’s event. The discussions of two panels focused on Smart Cities Technologies and will result in a Smart Cities action plan to further the adoption and growth of these technologies.

The two panels included the following industry experts:

  • Lisa A. Brown, Johnson Controls Inc.
  • Roger Drummond, Current—Powered by GE
  • Erick Shambarger, City of Milwaukee, ECO
  • Mike Mihuc, OSIsoft, LLC
  • David South, West Monroe Partners
  • Matt Newman & Wes Geisenberger, Oracle

Following the panel discussions, M-WERC hosted their holiday event, where attendees were encouraged to visit exhibitors, including M-WERC tables and the Smart Cities Working Group.

For more information on M-WERC visit m-werc.org or follow on Twitter at @MWERC.

About the Mid-West Energy Research Consortium – M-WERC was founded in 2009 by three universities and four industrial companies to focus on conducting collaborative and transformative energy related seed research. It has grown to more than 80 members with an annual budget of more than $1 million. Today M-WERC is dedicated to making the Midwest region the leader in energy power and controls. For more information visit www.m-werc.org

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