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The EMP Vulnerability of and Protection of the Electrically Powered Infrastructure

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Co-sponsored by: Ken Oexle

The EMP Vulnerability of and Protection of the Electrically Powered Infrastructure

  • Overview, EMP vulnerability of the electric grid and dependent critical infrastructures
  • Space Weather (Solar Storm) induced current surges
  • EHV transformer failure modes and mechanisms
  • High Altitude Nuclear Detonation and the resulting EMP
  • Portable weaponized EMP generators
  • SCADA and other electronics vulnerability
  • How to prevent (or at least reduce) EMP damage
  • Government initiatives regarding an EMP
  • The roles of NERC and FERC

Speaker(s): Melvin Lewis ,

Agenda:

The seminar fee includes lunch, refreshments and handouts.  Non-members joining IEEE within 30 days of the seminar will be rebated 50% of the IEEE registration charge.

Four hours of instruction will be provided.  If desired, IEEE Continuing Education Units (0.4 CEUs) will be offered for this course – a small fee of $45 will be required for processing.

Please pay attention to the “Registration Fee” and choose the appropriate choice either with or without CEUs.

Location:
Room: Auditorium
Bldg: PSE&G – Hadley Road Facility
4000 Hadley Road
South Plainfield, New Jersey
07080

Details

Date:
October 27
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/47321

Organizer

RWQuade@ieee.org

IEEE Region 1 Website