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February 20th, 2016

Upcoming Events

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Energy from Renewables: Confronting Global Collapse

We are happy to invite you to a workshop at the University of Minnesota ECE building, room 3-210 on Saturday October 1, 2016.

Humanity faces a threat from the use of fossil fuels and its’ limitations. This workshop will showcase experts who specialize in deploying renewable energy resources and conservation systems. We will learn about these methods and the importance of training in a new generation of STEM professionals starting in high school. “College in the Schools” will give high schools an opportunity to teach a related STEM course.

The workshop is being organized by Professor Mohan from the University of Minnesota. Additional information can be found at www.cusp.umn.edu. Participants will get a certificate for eight continuing education hours. (0.8 CEUs)

When:

Saturday October 1, 2016

Begins at 7:30am

Ends at 4:30pm 

Where:

University of Minnesota, ECE Building room 3-210 

200 Union Street SE, Minneapolis MN 55455

 

 

 

Register online before September 24 here: z.umn.edu/renewables

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Minnesota Power Systems Conference

We are happy to announce the 52nd Annual Minnesota Power Systems Conference (MIPSYCON)!

MIPSYCON provides electric utility engineers and consultants the opportunity to stay abreast of today’s power system technology. The conference emphasizes the unique challenges faced by electric utilities and serves as a forum for power engineers to meet with their colleagues to discuss mutual concerns.

The conference will be November 8-10 at the Saint Paul River Centre in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The registration cost is $375 before October 18, and $425 thereafter.  Parking and accommodations are available – more information about this and session topics can be found at the links below.

MIPSYCON
Website: http://cce.umn.edu/minnesota-power-systems-conference
Brochure (PDF): http://cce.umn.edu/sites/cce.umn.edu/files/conferences-mipsycon2016brochure.pdf
November 8-10, 2016
Saint Paul River Centre
175 West Kellogg Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55102
$375 – before October 18 deadline
$425 – after October 18 deadline

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 2016 IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference

Description:
The Seventh Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT2016), sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), will be held September 6-9, 2016 at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota.The Conference will be a forum for the participants to discuss issues and effective strategies for grid modernization given the changing electric industry landscape due to the advent of information and communication technology and the emergence of renewable and distributed energy resources (DERs). The Conference will feature plenary sessions, panels, technical papers, industry exhibits, and tutorials by experts on smart grid applications and systems integration. The theme for this year will be “Transformation and Advancements for Grid Modernization,” and will include an emphasis on advanced distribution management systems, the integration of distributed energy resources, the seams between distribution and bulk power operations, and the needed approaches for both planning and operations
Dates:
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 12:00pm
Friday, September 9, 2016 5:00pm
Event Location:
Radisson Blu
35 South 7th Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota
United States 55402
Register: http://sites.ieee.org/isgt-2016/registration/
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