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IEEE SPOKANE VISITS f5 NETWORKS LIBERTY LAKE, JAN 25th, 2017

Thirty seven IEEE Spokane members, guests and area students from EWU, GU and SCC visited f5 Networks Liberty Lake Headquarters for pizza and beverages, plus fascinating presentation by f5 design engineer Adam Huson, and two field trips through the very interesting development center that is the home of f5’s creation process for their many cutting-edge… Read more

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Cyber Security Incident Response (February 16, 2017)

“We’ve been hacked!” A phrase that no one, in any organization, ever wants to hear. In this discussion, filled with in-the-field anecdotes, Stephen Heath will leverage his experience to take you through the first 48 hours after a data breach… Including specifically, what to do and what *not* to do! One of our most popular… Read more

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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

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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

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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

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Cyber Security Incident Response (February 16, 2017)

One of our most popular speakers has returned again this year with a new talk on Cyber Attack Incident Response! We are excited to have Stephen Heath with us again and if you have missed his talks in the past, you should not miss this one! Biography: From the oil fields of Texas to investment… Read more

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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

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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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