B1G & Friends


May 22-25, 2022

Big Ten & Friends Utility Conference

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is excited to host the 2022 Big 10 & Friends Utility Conference. The conference will be held May 22-25, 2022 at the Illini Union Hotel in Champaign, Illinois. Registration will be open by November 1, 2021.

The Big Ten & Friends Utility Conference brings together facility owners, operators, engineers and professionals in higher education as well as their business partners to network and exchange ideas to improve the sustainbility, efficiency and maintainability of campus and university infrastructure. The 2022 conference will have an informative program with a full schedule of events, highlighting new industry developments and current best practices. Discussions will focus on utility (steam/electrical/chilled water/high temp/hot water) production & distribution systems, renewable energy, sustainability/approaches to carbon neutrality and staffing/training/retention/other.

For your convenience, we have reserved a block of rooms at the conference hotel Illini Union Hotel . Illini Union is located in the heart of the UIUC campus and univeristy grounds and facilities. Due to limited availability at Illini Union Hotel, we have also reserved blocks of rooms at TownePlace Suites, Holiday Inn and Hilton Garden Inn.

We invite you to learn, network and share your expertise with other attendees at the 2022 Utility Conference.

Thank you sponsors!

Questions/comments can be sent to: fandsbigtenfriends@illinois.edu