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IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Region 7 signature event on Grid Modernization hosted by Hydro Ottawa at the National Research Council (NRC) Canada – focusing on Electric Power Utilities’ experiences, challenges, strategies and opportunities.

Day 1, Thu Nov. 29, 08:30-17:30 – Workshop for all registrants
Day 2, Fri Nov. 30, 09:30-12:00 – Field tours for all registrants
Day 2, Fri Nov. 30, 09:30-12:00 – Executive Meeting for sponsors’ executives
Location: NRC Montreal Road Campus, 1200 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON K1A 0R6

About the Event

Hydro Ottawa and IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) are hosting an electric utility-centered Grid Modernization Workshop that will be held on Thursday-Friday, November 29-30, 2018 at the National Research Council (NRC) Canada Montreal Road Campus in Ottawa.

On November 29, the Workshop features presentations and a panel session with speakers and participants from major utilities. On November 30, the Workshop features field tours at the NRC campus of the Canadian Centre for Housing Technology (CCHT), NRC High Voltage Lab, and NRC Heating and Cogeneration Plant. Both the Workshop and the tours are open to all registrants.

On November 30, an Executive Meeting, open to sponsors’ executives, will be held to discuss grid modernization challenges, experiences, future plans, and broad strategies.

Managers, engineers and other professionals from utilities are most welcome and encouraged to attend the Workshop to lean about the current state-of-the-art in grid modernization, and to network with their peers.

Event Sponsorship and Registration

Companies that wish to support the event as patrons are required to pay $1,000 to help cover the basic cost of the event. The patrons can send any number of employees to the event without registration fees, i.e. participants from our patrons can register for free.

Participants from non-patron companies can register for a fee as shown on the Registration page. The registration fees are payable to IEEE and can be paid either through a credit card or PayPal.

To support the event see the Patrons page, and to register for the event see the Registration page.

About IEEE and PES

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology for the benefit of humanity. The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) provides the world’s largest forum for sharing the latest information in technological developments in the electric power industry.