Tim Gitau, VIA’s Energy Solutions Lead, attending NYCHA Electrification Summit at Climate Week NYC

Are you traveling to NYC for Climate Week? VIA’s Tim Gitau, Energy Solutions Lead, sure is! Tim will be making his way to NYC on Thursday, September 22nd to attend NYCHA Electrification Summit. The event, which is limited to just under 50 attendees, has a goal of developing a one year plan that includes ways to accelerate teamwork, funding, and project execution across the NYC energy ecosystem. For more information, visit the event website.

Chainlink invites VIA’s CEO Colin Gounden to speak at groundbreaking Web3 event, SmartCon 2022

Calling all Web3 Visionaries and Builders! We’re proud to share that VIA’s CEO Colin Gounden has been invited to speak at the exclusive event, SmartCon 2022 hosted by Chainlink. Colin’s talk at the two-day event in New York City, which some consider the must-attend Web3 event this year, will cover how VIA’s Skylight is leveraging smart contracts, tokens for incentives, and zero knowledge proofs to support energy self-sufficient communities. Visit the event page for more info!

VIA’s Energy Solutions Lead, Will Chapman, hosting booth at Oklahoma’s Electric Cooperatives’ Superintendent’s and Engineer’s Conference

Mark your calendars! VIA’s Energy Solutions Lead, Will Chapman, will be attending and hosting a booth at Oklahoma’s Electric Cooperatives’ Superintendent’s and Engineer’s Conference in Oklahoma City. The two-day annual event held on September 28th and 29th will gather individuals from local electric utilities to discuss new technologies, regulations, and standards. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter for updates.

VIA hosting largest ever company-wide in-person power up in Montreal

For the first time in three years, VIAneers from across the globe will get together for a two-day company-wide in-person meeting we call, Power Up! Through an “unconference” inspired approach, the meeting, taking place in our beautiful downtown Montreal office, will emphasize creativity and collaborative group discussions. Be on the lookout for lots of photos and updates next month!

VIA participates in third consecutive Energy Data Hackdays event in Brugg, Switzerland

For the third year in a row, VIA has been invited to participate in Hightech Zentrum Aargau AG’s Energy Data Hackdays in Brugg, Switzerland. Swiss Expansion Manager, Ray Neubauer will represent VIA over the two day event (September 16 and 17) and propose a challenge developed by VIA’s Skylight team. Stay tuned for creative solutions!

VIA’s Will Chapman Invited to Present at Cooperative Technologies Conference & Expo (CTCE)

VIA’s Energy Solutions Lead, Will Chapman, has been invited to speak on the opening day of the Cooperative Technologies Conference and Expo hosted by North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives. His session titled, “Introduction to the Global Asset Collaborative™ (GDAC™)” will take place on Tuesday, August 9th at 2:15pm ET and will give attendees an overview of the value of the GDAC™ program. For more information on the event, visit: https://tinyurl.com/2dfnff74 

VIA CEO Colin Gounden Invited to Fireside Chat with Sarah Hammer of The Wharton School

What’s the role of blockchain in driving the clean energy transition? Don’t miss Colin Gounden’s fireside chat with The Wharton School’s Sarah Hammer on May 9th at 1:00pm ET to find out. Register here: https://bit.ly/3K8yM4a.

VIA Expansion Manager Ray Neubauer Invited to Participate at SUEID Conference

For the 5th consecutive year, VIA has been invited to participate in the Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days (SUEID) Conference. VIA’s Expansion Manager, Ray Neubauer, will present at the event which will take place in person in Bern, Switzerland and cover the challenges we face as we accelerate the clean energy transition. For more information, visit the event website: https://www.energyinnovationdays.com/sueid-2022/

VIA Selected for Panel Session Moderated by VIA Advisor General Tom Blackstock at 2022 JETC Conference

VIA is pleased to share that our submission for a panel session moderated by our advisor, General Tom Blackstock, has been selected for the Joint Engineer Training Conference (JETC) held on May 10-12 in Aurora, CO. The topic, “SMEs in Installation Facility Management and AI” will take place on May 11th from 4:15 – 5:15pm and will include panelists, Maj. John Kulikowski from Osan AFB; William Nesbitt, (MG, USA Ret), former Adjutant General for Georgia; and Lance Marrano (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ERDC). For more information, visit the event website: https://www.samejetc.org/

VIA Swiss Advisor, Ray Neubauer Invited to Speak at 4th Swiss Municipal Utilities Congress

VIA’s newly appointed Swiss advisor, Ray Neubauer, will be presenting at the 4th annual Swiss Municipal Utilities conference. The event will cover the ways organizations can contribute to creating stronger and more resilient cities. For more information, visit the event website: https://stadtwerkekongress.ch/

VIA Invited to Speak at Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days 2021

We’re strengthening our presence in the Swiss energy market — learn more about how we’re supporting the Energy Strategy 2050 from VIA’s SVP, Strategic Initiatives, Joe Babiec at Swissnex in Boston and New York’s Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days 2021 event. Learn more on their website: https://swissnex.org/boston/event/swiss-us-energy-innovation-days-2021/

VIA Participates in Deeptech Showcase Energy Event

Our team shared the value of solving with VIA during the Deep-Tech Showcase on July 15th. We joined companies from across the clean energy landscape to discuss what’s possible with innovations in renewable and alternative energy, as well as power management and supporting systems.

VIA Presents at Westly Group Summer Summit

VIA presented at The Westly Group‘s Summer Summit in California. The talk was about the work we are doing to accomplish our mission of increasing clean energy adoption. We enjoyed this opportunity to connect with our partners – thank you to the Westly team for having us!

VIA Attends Hanscom Air Force Base Invite-Only Event

Our CEO Colin Gounden and SVP, Strategic Initiatives, Joe Babiec represented VIA at Hanscom Air Force Base (Bedford, Mass.) in today’s invite-only event. Hanscom AFB is a long-time innovation hub for the USAF and the headquarters for Program Executive Office (PEO) Digital and PEO C3, Intelligence and Networks. We were excited for the opportunity to share more about JARVIS, our proven base operations and infrastructure application, and its underlying data integration, data security, and data analysis platform with United States Department of Defense leadership!

Leaders at VIA Present at Deeptech Showcase Smart Cities

VIA leaders Colin Gounden and Joe Babiec presented at Deep-Tech Showcase’s virtual Smart Cities event on June 17 at 2:15pm. The team covered our mission and technologies, as well as how we are leading the clean energy revolution. View the recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7DuekF3V3U