EDIST Conference & Exhibition

EDIST 2021 is taking place virtually January 13-14


Regarded as the premier event for engineers, operational, IT and management professionals working within Ontario’s LDCs, affiliates, suppliers, manufacturers and service providers, the annual EDIST conference and exhibition expands possibilities in 2021 by boldly moving to an ALL VIRTUAL format.  

By removing the limitations of geographical boundaries, the expanded audience will enjoy live and on-demand educational sessions, discussion forums, on and off camera conversations, a virtual exhibit hall and engaging networking events.



  Member Non-Member
Early Bird to December 10th $315+HST $415+HST
Regular Rate post December 10th $365+HST $475+HST



Click here to view the prospectus and act today!




Click here to download a PDF of the agenda.



As an EDIST sponsor, you will gain visibility through multiple opportunities during the conference (and 30 days post-conference) to promote your company’s brand, products and services. Only a limited number of high-impact sponsorship opportunities are available on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Demonstrate thought leadership and gain brand recognition
  • Expand market reach
  • Gain immediate visibility
  • Enjoy longer brand exposure
  • Build future marketing strategy with metrics and analytics

Click here to view the prospectus and act today


Event Venue


Virtual Exhibitor Booths

See and be seen with a fully-brandable, dedicated exhibitor booth in our dynamic and interactive exhibit hall.

EDIST’s virtual exhibition provides the same experience you appreciate with additional features you’ll soon not want to be without! Showcase your company through a fully customizable booth, with banners, logos and ads that can be linked to external sites and URLs.

  • Dedicated booth for your exclusive use for branding and meeting with attendees
  • Ability to upload company videos, PDFs for attendee download
  • One on one text, audio and video chat with booth visitors
  • Group chat functions for Q&A and meetings
  • Hold office hours and pre-schedule meetings
  • Your company logo and ads, hyperlinked to your company homepage
  • Logo placement on marketing collateral, as determined by EDA
  • + 2 complimentary EDIST 2021 passes

Click here to view the Exhibitor Prospectus and act today



EDA Member $910+HST

Non-Member $1115+HST




Please check back for the EDIST 2021 Sponsorship Package.


The Call for Papers Is Now Closed

The electricity distribution landscape is evolving rapidly. LDCs and their partners are implementing innovative solutions that empower consumers, improve reliability, advance technology and increase community value.

LDCs and their partners have been invited to submit an abstract for a technical presentation on unique and innovative solutions that have delivered value for customers and/or shareholders. Please ensure that your submissions reflect the theme of Power of Resiliency

Abstracts will be evaluated and selected by EDA’s EDIST Committee. Presenters wil be notified in early November if their abstract has been selected for presentaiton.


Abstract Submission Guidelines

Presentations should address one of the major tracks/categories as listed. Presentations must be non-commercial; sales promotions for specific vendor products or services positioned as proposals will not be considered.

Once your paper is selected by the EDIST Committee, EDA has full authority to distribute the paper to all conference attendees and to post it onto the EDIST webpage. Respondents should not expect any form of compensation for their papers or any subsequent presentations.