The IEEE Palouse Section would like to invite you to a technical presentation by the founder and President, Chairman of Board of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Dr. Edmund O.Schweitzer III, Ph.D. The event includes dinner and RSVP is required. The event is open to both IEEE members and non-members!


In a remarkably short time 5G has transitioned from an idea into a deployed communications technology across towns and cities in the US and internationally. This talk will summarize existing regulatory guidelines governing the deployment of wireless technology and discuss how aspects of 5G will require new approaches in specifying and verifying compliance to appropriate… Read more

Concepts for Building a More Secure Industrial Control System (9-18-19)

How can Industry Manage Threats with a Comprehensive Security Approach? Register on vTools. A fully connected enterprise requires a comprehensive approach to industrial security. This approach includes policies and procedures that address people, process, and technology-related risks. A ​complex, interconnected​ system includes challenges. It is critical to understand the potential risks and start building security… Read more

Annual Summer Party (7-25-19) at Barrister Winery

Come one, come all, come on down to Barrister Winery for a summer party commemorating our Spokane Section’s 106th anniversary. Housed in a magnificent 100-year-old warehouse and located in downtown Spokane, Barrister Winery boasts soaring ceilings, exposed brick walls and weathered beams to create an ambience that is truly unique. There will be live music… Read more

F5 FIELD TRIP (May 2, 2019)

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

Arc Flash Protection – In a Flash (May 23, 2019)

Learn about new technology to reduce incident energy, protect personnel and equipment, and reduce downtime. How Arc Quenching Switchgear works: Arc Quenching Switchgear detects and contains an arc fault in less than 4 milliseconds, drastically reducing the incident energy. It works by detecting the ignition of an arc inside the switchgear using the Eaton Arc… Read more

2-Day Project Management Course for the Non-PMP (May 15-16, 2019)

As projects grow in complexity and scrutiny of delivery method increases, conventional approaches are being supplanted with a need for more formalized tools, techniques, and processes. The time in which project team self-execution with cursory status updates is no longer satisfying the sponsors of our initiatives. To those who lack the lexicon of formalized project… Read more

At 26,000’ without a guide: Cybersecurity Today (Feb 21 2019)

Intrinium’s Stephen Heath is by now perhaps IEEE Spokane’s single most popular speaker. Stephen will once again leverage his extensive experience — augmented by this year’s additional travel to combat cyber attacks across the USA — to address the dangerous landscape and current trends in the rapidly changing world of cyber security, in his upcoming… Read more