Research firm Parks Associates finds 13% of U.S. broadband households own a smart thermostat, making it the bestselling category of smart home devices. Energy management is a key part of the home control system and opens new ways to encourage consumers to participate in DR programs and reduce peak demand.

Now in its tenth year, Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, hosted by Parks Associates, examines the changing role of utilities and energy providers in the IoT era and offers consumer research, insights on partnerships that drive value for today’s connected consumer, and new strategies to secure active participation and leadership in the smart home.

Confirmed Keynote: Leah Barton, VP & GM, Home Protection, Direct Energy

The summit’s advisory board includes executives from DTE Energy, ecobee, EnergyHub, Itron, Nest/Google, Powerley, Simple Energy, and sonnen.

The Smart Energy Summit agenda addresses key questions for energy providers around leadership and alignment of goals between residential energy management solutions and the grid and presents strategies to expand business and revenue goals by incorporating smart products into energy programs.

Save $350 off the standard registration rate with the promotional code SMARTHOME.