Courses are Co-located with the IEEE PES ESMO Conference
September 12-14, 2016
Registration to the Conference not Required. .
IEEE PES PLAIN TALK courses for the power industry professional will help you to understand technical aspects of the electric power industry, even if you do not have an engineering background. You will gain insights into the concerns of engineers, the demands of regulators and consumer groups, and the factors and trends that impact the operation of today's electric power systems. These courses are also appropriate for new engineers to the industry, or for engineers in other fields who are transitioning to the electric power industry. These courses aim to increase your understanding of the electric power system by providing you with practical knowledge that you can use as you work in or with this important industry.
Plain Talk registrants will be provided with complimentary access to the outdoor demonstrations and exhibits held at AEP's outdoor facilities outside of Columbus, OH, Thursday, September 15 (Transportation included). The outdoor demonstrations include engaging in discussions and observations of outdoor displays and demonstrations offered by leading manufacturing companies serving the industry.
Power System Basics - Understanding the Electric Utility Operation Inside and Out
Monday, September 12, 2016 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Distribution System - Delivering Power to the Customer
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Transmission System - The Interconnected Bulk Electric System
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Each day begins at 7:30 am with continental breakfast and registration. These courses are eligible for CEU/PDH credit.