Hundreds of Utility Leaders Tap Their Creative Vision at the Aclara Client Conference

ST. LOUISAPRIL 22, 2013 – More than 650 utility customers will gather this week for the annual Aclara Client Conference at the Marriott Kansas City Downtown in Kansas City, Mo.  Those attending the event, which marks its fifth year, will drive the company’s product vision as well as learn  about the company’s new developments in advanced metering infrastructure, cellular technology, consumer engagement solutions, and mobile applications. Aclara Technologies LLC is a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure technologies for water, gas, and electric utilities and is part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE). The conference runs April 22 to April 25.

The conference’s keynote speaker, Erik Wahl, will illustrate the conference’s theme, Tap Your Creative Vision, with his on-stage painting. The internationally known graffiti artist and entrepreneur will create an on-stage work of art to illustrate his core message – that organizations can be more profitable through innovation and superior performance.

“Aclara’s clients have an impressive knowledge of the technologies they employ from us and take an active role in future product developments, which is the major reason the Aclara Client Conference is so well attended,” said David Steidtmann, director of marketing communications. “In the next few days we will come together with our clients on new products, best practices, and industry trends. And we’ll have some fun along the way.”

Aclara’s technologies always take front and center at the client conference. This year, the company will feature its enhanced TWACS (eTWACS) technology, which offers clients dramatically increased meter-data throughput, and its Metrum Cellular solution, which provides high-bandwidth and low-latency communications directly to the meter. Other activities include a Tuesday night special event at Cabela’s sports outfitter, the Hollywood Casino, and the Howl at the Moon piano bar, as well as golf and Texas Hold ‘Em Poker tournaments. Visit www. to learn more.

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About Aclara
Aclara® represents the industry’s leading Intelligent Infrastructure technologies for providing device networking, data-value management, and customer communications to water, gas, and electric utilities globally. Over 500 utilities in nine countries rely on proven Aclara solutions to connect with their customers. Aclara Technologies LLC is part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE), St. Louis. Create Your Intelligent Infrastructure™