42nd PLMA Conference Goes Online with Live Interactive Sessions


Includes pre- and post-conference events plus networking sessions that offer wide learning and engagement opportunities for members, stakeholders

Plainfield, IN – October 26, 2020 - PLMA (Peak Load Management Alliance) will deliver the 42nd PLMA Conference, November 9-12, 2020, online via a highly interactive platform, featuring live and on-demand sessions, engaging networking opportunities, and both pre- and post-conference events.

As the voice of load management practitioners, PLMA will again offer practical, peer-reviewed conference presentations. The agenda includes eighteen peer-evaluated sessions selected from a pool of 45+ submitted abstracts. Conference themes encompass flexible demand management, distributed energy resources, pricing, customer experience + engagement, program successes and lessons learned, plus the hands-on experiences of presenters that reflect the challenges and opportunities of COVID-19.

“We are delighted by the strong conference registration numbers,” said PLMA Executive Director Rich Philip. “With a sophisticated online platform, a compelling agenda of must-see presentations made possible by the outstanding efforts of our co-chairs, and an emphasis on PLMA’s culture of community, we expect to deliver a rich and enjoyable 42nd PLMA Conference experience for our members and stakeholders.”

42nd PLMA Conference Highlights

  • Attendees include an expected 250+ practitioners representing utilities, technology innovators, solutions providers, trade allies, and regulators from across the U.S.
  • Pre-conference events include:
    • Online training class, “The Evolution of DR to DER,” October 28, 29
    • PLMA Board Meeting, November 2
    • A PLMA members-only DER Strategic Initiative Workshop
  • Ten live, interactive sessions with live Q&A
  • Eight on-demand sessions with a post-conference live Q&A
  • Over 50 speakers and presenters from across the U.S.
  • Four individually themed networking events
  • A “Sponsor Showcase Lightning Round” with six-minute interactive learning blocks
  • Fabulous prizes

About PLMA
PLMA is a 501(c)(6) non-profit association founded in 1999 that serves 166 member organizations as the Voice of Load Management Practitioners. PLMA seeks to advance practical applications of dynamic load management and distributed energy resources by providing a forum where members educate one another and explore innovative approaches to program delivery, pricing constructs, and technology adoption. Learn more at www.peakload.org, the LinkedIn PLMA Group page, and on Twitter @PLMAdr.

Media Contact:
Judy Knight, PLMA
(404) 771-1122
[email protected]

CLICK HERE for the 42nd PLMA Conference Agenda and Registration
CLICK HERE for a 14-minute Conference “Sneak Peak,” hosted by Executive Director Rich Philip
CLICK HERE to see who has already registered to attend the 42nd PLMA Conference