Energy Futurist and Best-Selling Author Jack Uldrich to Speak on the Future of the Utility Industry

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Renowned global energy futurist, Jack Uldrich will offer keynote addresses on the future of the utility and public power industries at two upcoming events. On February 3, Uldrich will keynote the Missouri River Energy Services' annual meeting and in late March he will be speaking to the Fayetteville Public Works Commission. Uldrich, who is also a best-selling author and sought-after business speaker, will cover both technological advances in the utility industry, includes advances in smart grid technology, renewable energy, demand management, sensors, robotics, and nanotechnology, as well as discuss a variety of change management issues.

In 1990, Bethlehem Steel was voted best managed company in America. In 2002, it was bankrupt and in 2005 the Smithsonian converted its steel plant into the National Museum of Industrial History. The utility industry must change or suffer a similar fate.

Noted keynote speaker, global futurist and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich, has been selected to give keynote address at two upcoming utility-related events. On February 3, 2011, he will be keynoting the Missouri River Energy Services' annual meeting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota where he will be giving a presentation entitled "Leading in an Era of Exponential Change: How to Jump the Curve to a Smarter Future." On March 29, Uldrich, a well-regarded energy futurist, will travel to Fayetteville, North Carolina to speak with the Fayetteville Public Works Commission.

In addition to covering many of the aspects in his popular book, "Jump the Curve: 50 Essential Strategies to Help Your Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technologies," Uldrich -- who is also the author of "The Next Big Thing is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business" and the forthcoming book, "Higher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons to Achieving a Successful Future" -- will cover everything from how exponential advances in a variety of emerging technologies, including practical advances in smart grid technologies, nanotechnology, information management, augmented reality, robotics, RFID, and renewable energy will impact and transform the utility industry in the years ahead.

In the past year, Jack Uldrich, who is also recognized as a leading expert in the field of change management and unlearning, has addressed dozens of leading corporations and associations, including The American Public Power Association, The Northwest Public Power Association, The Marketing Executive Committee, the Sacramento Public Utility District, General Electric, Verizon Wireless, Lockheed Martin, CenterPoint Energy, and dozens of other organizations and corporations. (A full list of past clients can be viewed on his website (http://www.jumpthecurve.net). Mr. Uldrich is currently represented as a futurist and business keynote speaker by a number of professional speakers’ bureaus, including Leading Authorities and Executive Speaker Bureau.

Parties interested in learning more about Jack Uldrich, his books, his blog or his speaking availability are encouraged to visit his website at: http://www.jumpthecurve.net. Media wishing to know more about either of the upcoming events or interviewing Jack Uldrich as an energy futurist can contact him directly at 612-267-1212 or jack(at)nanoveritas(dot)com.

Jack Uldrich is a renowned global futurist, best-selling author, celebrated keynote speaker, editor of the monthly newsletter, The Exponential Executive, and host of the award-winning websites, http://www.jumpthecurve.net and http://www.unlearning101.com.

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