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Grid Modernization Presentation (Click For Slide Deck)

John D. McDonald, P.E. Smart Grid Business Development Leader – North America Global Smart Grid Strategy Group IEEE Fellow IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer 1999-Present IEEE PES Substations Committee Chair 2001-2002 IEEE PES President 2006-2007 IEEE Division VII Director 2008-2009 IEEE-SA Board of Governors 2010-2011 CIGRE USNC VP, Technical Activities Presentation Slides

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Major Changes and Overview of 2017 National Electric Safety Code (NESC)

Major Changes and General Overview of the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) (2-Day) Registration Seminar Details Provides a general overview of each part of the NESC® (Day 2 focuses on looking up rules in the 2017 NESC® Codebook. A copy of the 2017 NESC® Codebook AND a copy of McGraw-Hill’s NESC 2017 Handbook by… Read more

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Spokane Section Event — Electric Grid Modernization

IEEE Spokane Section is proud to annouce we will be hosting John McDonald, P.E., who is part of the IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer Program (DLP) for his talk on Grid Modernization and Substation Automation. John is joining us from the Atlanta area and will be available for a ‘meet and greet’ just before his presentation…. Read more

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Student Summer Conference Presentations — October 26, 2016

IEEE Spokane will be hosting a buffet dinner at Luigi’s in downtown Spokane for Student Summer Conferences presentations. All IEEE Student members are encouraged to attend. This will also be a good opportunity to network with both Gonzaga and Eastern IEEE Student chapters and our IEEE members. We are very excited to hear about these… Read more

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October Tech Event – October 17, 2016

Power System Protection Schemes in Smart Grid with Distributed Generation WHERE: Old Spaghetti Factory *event will start a little later than normal due to traveling times for speaker – 6pm (Speaker to start at 7) You are invited to join us for an informative talk on Power System Protection Schemes in Smart Grid with Distributed… Read more

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Employment Opportunity — Operations Planning Engineer

Pend Oreille County PUD is seeking a qualified individual that will be responsible for the technical assessment of the interconnected transmission and distribution systems during normal and emergency conditions in order to maintain system reliability. This position will recommend actions to the system operators based on these assessments in the effort to meet NERC requirements…. Read more

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Largest IEEE Online Job Fair Sept 21, 2016

Attend the IEEE Online Tech Expo whether you’re looking for a new job or planning your future, visit company and resource booth. Over the past year, the online platform has grown and we are proud to say IEEE R6 now hosts the largest online job fair! WHERE Anywhere – Online from your PC, Tablet or… Read more

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Plain Talk — Are You a Professional in the Power Industry

“Plain Talk about the Electric Power System”, to be held at two different times and two different locations as follows: Hyatt Place Portland Airport Cascade Station November 1-3, 2016 Portland, Oregon [Brochure] Hilton Phoenix/ Mesa December 6-8, 2016 Mesa, Arizona [Brochure] The “Plain Talk about the Electric Power System” consists of three separate courses as… Read more

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You’re Invited

IEEE Spokane Section invites you to a Summer Party on Thursday July 21st, 2016. Please plan to join us for an evening of fun with great food, drink, gourmet BBQ dinner and entertainment all in a historic setting. Spouse/significant other is encouraged to attend. For details and Signup, click here

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PES Scholarship Plus Initiative

2 Weeks Left: Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Scholarships School’s out, but there’s still time to apply for the 2016-2017 scholarship! The PES Scholarship Plus Initiative rewards top electrical engineering students and encourages them to pursue careers in power & energy. Selected students can get assistance finding career experience opportunities and receive up to US$7,000 over three… Read more

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