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STEM Job Fair January 18, 2017 10 AM – 2 PM PDT

Here’s a free invite to attend the IEEE Career & Talent Expo. Join the online talent community whether you’re looking for a new job or want to attend all 4 webinars. Our resources are world class and there is something for everyone. • Fun, Easy to Use and Super Convenient • Visit as Many Companies… Read more


January Tech Event — Grounding and Bonding

Abstract: The purpose of this talk is to familiarize participants with best practices in facility electrical protection as it pertains to grounding and equipotential bonding of substations. First, we will discuss Pentair’s approach to facility electrical protection utilizing a six-point plan of protection that includes lightning protection, grounding, equipotential bonding, and surge protection. We will… Read more


Spokane Section Voting

Welcome to the IEEE Spokane Section Election! I would like to take this opportunity to personally express my appreciation for you being an IEEE member! Our duty and responsibility is to ensure that your voting rights are protected and you are confident that your vote is accurately cast and tabulated. We will utilize the vTools-Voting… Read more


Cyber Security Incident Response (February 16, 2017)

From the oil fields of Texas to investment firms in New York City, Stephen has over a decade of experience in the Information Security space across all sectors performing penetration testing, compliance auditing, data forensics, project management, implementation, and remediation. Stephen’s rigorous technical background, combined with extensive business experience allows him to confidently design and… Read more


F5 Networks Tour (January 25, 2017)

Come and join us for an informative and interesting field trip to a cutting-edge technology company in our own backyard! IEEE Spokane Section Members & Students and accompanying guests (spouses/significant others are encouraged to attend – please rsvp accordingly so we can have a head count) are invited to tour F5 Networks, the Liberty Lake… Read more


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


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


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


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


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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What’s on Tap?

Wed 18

Grounding and Bonding

January 18 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed 25

Field Trip to F5

January 25 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Feb 16

Cyber Attack Incident Response

February 16 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM