Power System Basics For Business Professionals (IntroPower)

Venue: Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois

Location: Chicago, IL 60603, Illinois, United States

Event Date/Time: Jul 22, 2002 End Date/Time: Jul 22, 2002
Registration Date: Jul 10, 2002
Early Registration Date: May 31, 2002
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The Power Engineering Society (PES) of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) announce the presentation of a short course on Power System Basics for Business Professionals at The Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois on Monday, July 22, 2002 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. PES is pleased to provide this outstanding training opportunity to expose business, regulatory, legal and other professionals to the intricacies of the electric power system and to provide a good understanding of basic power concepts. The one-day short course examines the basics of electricity, the fundamentals of power systems, and the key processes in power system operations.

Presented in non-mathematical and non-engineering language and with a focus on real-world problems and examples, the short course provides a thorough grounding of electric power system planning, operations, economics and possible regulatory frameworks. A team of leading specialists from academia and industry will present the material in this short course. The instructors for this short course are well known experts in the power system academic community and industry. They have participated in numerous short courses on this and related topics, including the widely attended Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Power System Planning and Operations School and the EEI Transmission Business School.

The IEEE Power Engineering Society (PES) is a worldwide, non-profit association of 24,000 professionals engaged in electric power engineering. PES members are involved in the planning, research, development, construction, installation, and operation of equipment and systems for the safe, reliable, and economic generation, transmission, distribution, measurement, and control of electric energy. The Power Engineering Society provides the world¡¦s largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, developing standards that guide the development and construction of equipment and systems, and educating members of the industry and the general public. Members of the Power Engineering Society are leaders in this field, and they derive substantial benefits from involvement with this unique and outstanding association.

The short course is being subsidized by the PES so that the registration fee is $150/person. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. For more registration information, please visit the website at: http://www.ieee.org/power

For further information, please contact Martha Su at IntroPower@ece.uiuc.edu or by fax at +1 217 333 1162. For those who would like lodging for either the night before the short course or the night after, please visit the web site registration at: http://www.ieee.org/power.


17 East Monroe Street,
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