Lake Saint Louis, Mo., Feb. 27, 2020 – National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading provider of software solutions to utility and telecommunication companies, will be sponsoring and exhibiting at NRECA’s TechAdvantage Conference and Expo Mar. 1-4 in New Orleans, La.

NISC will be exhibiting on Monday, Mar. 2 from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Mar. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Mar. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. TechAdvantage attendees are encouraged to stop by booth #2001 to learn about the latest in NISC innovations, test drive solutions and visit one-on-one with NISC’s staff. Visitors will also have an opportunity to win an Apple iPad or Apple AirPods. 

Again this year, NISC will be a sponsor in NRECA’s expo booth, “The Lab”, which demonstrates some of the data-driven, efficient and forward-thinking technologies changing how electric cooperatives serve their members. NISC is also sponsoring this year’s CEO Lounge in the Rivergate Room at the TechAdvantage Expo. The lounge will serve as a quiet, relaxed meeting place for executives to gather and conversate and will also feature unique NISC giveaways. 

Over the course of the week, NISC staff members will also be presenting in breakout sessions at TechAdvantage and at NRECA’s Annual Meeting. See below for session dates and times:

  • The Avalanche of Data is Coming: Be Prepared so You’re Not Stuck in the Snow
    Monday, March 2 – 1:30 p.m.
    Matt Fauconer, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative; Walt Hillis, NISC
  • Securing the OT (Operational Technology) Network and Who Owns It?
    Tuesday, March 3 – 10:45 a.m.
    Ron Schmitz, Great River Energy; Mark Peterson, Great River Energy
    Chad Schauf, Oakdale Electric Cooperative; Linda LaTourelle, NISC
  • What is Data Privacy and Why Does it Matter? (NRECA Annual Meeting)
    Tuesday, March 3 – 1 p.m.
    Susan Grant, Consumer Federation of America; Mary Ann Ralls, NRECA; Doug Remboldt, NISC
  • TECHTALK: The Night the Lights Went Out in Elkhart County…and Interval Data Came to the Rescue (and Other Case Studies)
    Tuesday, March 3 – 3:45 p.m.
    Krista Kotur, NISC

TechAdvantage is the leading technology conference designed exclusively for electric cooperative professionals engaged in C-level, engineering, operations, IT, purchasing and supply and marketing decision-making. Each year, the conference draws more than 1,200 attendees for four days of leading-edge strategies and best practices created to share and demonstrate advantages in science, technology and other industry areas that will benefit cooperatives well into the 21st century.

For more information on TechAdvantage, please visit www.techadvantage.org.

Annual Meeting to Provide NISC Highlights
In conjunction with TechAdvantage, NISC will be hosting its 2020 Utility Annual Meeting on Sunday, Mar. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Great Hall AD of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. NISC President and CEO Dan Wilbanks, along with representatives from NISC’s Board of Directors and Executive Team, will present a summary of financial performance, share an overview of key objectives from the past year and current research and development initiatives, including upcoming enhancements to the NISC Enterprise.

About NISC
National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) is an information technology organization that develops, implements and supports software and hardware solutions for our Members. We deliver advanced solutions, services and support to 840 independent telephone companies, electric cooperatives and other public power entities. NISC is an industry leader providing information technology solutions including billing, accounting, operations, automated mailroom services, third-party integration as well as many other solutions. With facilities in Mandan, N.D., Lake Saint Louis, Mo., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Shawano, Wis., Blacksburg, Va., and Austin, Texas, NISC and its subsidiaries employ more than 1,300 professionals. 

Additional information about NISC can be found at www.nisc.coop.