IEEE PES/IAS Joint Chapter Serving Northern Alberta IEEE

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Welcome to the Northern Canada
Joint Chapter of the IEEE IAS and PES Societies
The IEEE NorthernCanadaSection – Power and Energy Society Chapter was formed on February 2, 1984. It became joint with Industry Applications on May 7, 1987.
This Site is intended to provide IAS/PES Members with up-to-date information.
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Outstanding Engineer Award 2019 Call for Nominations

Outstanding Engineer Award 2019 Call for Nominations
We are currently seeking nominations for the Northern Canada PES/IAS Outstanding Engineer of 2019 award. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a local engineer to the power engineering profession, including, but not limited to:
– Outstanding technical contributions to the power engineering profession.
– Outstanding professional and leadership contributions to []

Introduction to IEEE Standards and the Recent Revisions of IEEE 1584 – Arc Flash Calculations

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Monday, July 29th, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Introduction to IEEE Standards and the Recent Revisions of IEEE 1584 – Arc Flash Calculations
The Northern Canada Section is pleased to host Daleep Mohla, Chair of the IEEE 1584 Working Group, and Wei-Jen Lee, IEEE IAS President-Elect, for a seminar discussing the []

Building Blocks of a Smart City

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Thursday, July 04th, 2019, 6:00 to 9:00pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Building Blocks of a Smart City
The convergence of multiple technologies has created the potential for communities to get much more out of public and utility assets. No one knows city infrastructure better than the local municipalities and utilities, which gives these stakeholders a unique []

Design, Construction, Operation & Maintenance of Heat Management Systems (HMS) at an Alberta Industrial Facility

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Design, Construction, Operation & Maintenance of Heat Management Systems (HMS) at an Alberta Industrial Facility
Understanding Heat Loss Calculations, Evolution of EHT Design, Design Optimization Strategies and Reliability & Constructability Lessons Learned.
 
Speaker1: Jim Parks Jr. P.Eng
Biography:

~25 years of EPC CAPEX EHT Design Experience across North America
Most []

SUB-SYNCHRONOUS INTERACTION AND HARMONIC CONTROL INSTABILITY ASSOCIATED WITH HVDC AND WIND PLANT INSTALLATIONS

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Thursday, April 4th, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Sub-Synchronous Interaction and Harmonic Control Instability Associated with HVDC and Wind Plant Installations
Sub-synchronous interactions (SSI) are a family of physical interactions that involve exchange of energy between a generator and a transmission system at ac frequencies below the system nominal frequency. They []

EDMONTON IAS/PES CHAPTER EVENT – TRANSFORMER INSTALLATION AND TESTING

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Tuesday, February 12th, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Transformer Installation and Testing
This presentation will discuss the processes involved with oil-filled transformers including those of:

Receiving a transformer after transport to a substation site
Assembly and processing of a transformer at site
Testing of a transformer to verify its suitability for service
Discussion of integrating []

IEEE NCS PES/IAS CHAPTER 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – EDMONTON

IEEE-NCS, PES/IAS Chapter Presents
Friday, January 25th, 2019, 3:00 to 5:00pm
IEEE NCS PES/IAS CHAPTER 2019 AGM – EDMONTON

Agenda

Review 2018 Events
2018 Financial Report Review
Review Executive Roles
2019 Event Plan (Topics, presenters, dates, etc.)
Questions & Open Discussion
 
Location: ATCO Building 10035 105 Street – room 8 – 001 (8th floor)
 
Registration: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/186880

Embedding Reliability Engineering Practices, A Practical Example

IEEE-NCS, PES Chapter Presents
Tuesday, November 27th, 2018, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Embedding Reliability Engineering Practices, A Practical Example
Asset Management, Reliability engineering, predictive and preventative maintenance; these are the new catch phrases of the day. But what do they really mean? What does it look like when implemented? Are reliability engineering and asset management []

Granular Computing: Pursuing New Frontiers of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

IEEE-NCS, PES and Comp/Comm Chapter Presents
Tuesday, November 20th, 2018, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Granular Computing: Pursuing New Frontiers of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
 
Presented By: Prof. Witold Pedrycz
Abstract:
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been enjoying a great deal of interest in the recent years owing to its successful applications reported in various areas including robotics, []

Power System Harmonics of Modern Nonlinear Loads w/ Young Professional – Intro to High-Speed Motor Bus Transfer

IEEE-NCS, IAS/PES Presents
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018, 6:00 to 8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Power System Harmonics of Modern Nonlinear Loads w/ Young Professional – Intro to High-Speed Motor Bus Transfer
 
Young Professional Opening Talk: Intro to High-Speed Motor Bus Transfer
Presented By: Daniel Lang, P.Eng., PES/IAS Chapter Vice-Chair 
Abstract:
Process conditions in many industrial facilities often cannot tolerate discontinuity of []