PES Webinar - Awards On-Line Nomination Workshop - September 6, 2017

IEEE Power & Energy Society Membership Webinar Series

Awards On-Line Nomination Workshop

6 September 2017 • 11:00 am Eastern

Presented by: Vahid Madani, Ph.D., Fellow IEEE

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This webinar:

Power & Energy Society (PES) is transitioning to an on-line nomination process for submission and processing of the PES Awards. PES Awards nomination for all Awards will have same start and end dates to nominate peers.

The on-line submission starts in mid-September 2017, for the class of 2018, and will be aligned closely with the IEEE process.

As the on-line process opens opportunity for broader membership participation, some background on PES Awards will be covered. At this web-based Workshop, attendees will have opportunity to learn about history and the types of Awards, Awards web site enhancements with latest information and critical dates, nomination process and demo for hands on step-by-step learning, saving an incomplete nomination, getting print out, or to listen to the presenters and participate in the Q & A. An overview of effective nomination will also be reviewed in brief.

There will be ample opportunity to review timeline for nominating a colleague, ask some of the administrative questions related to the Awards nomination such as qualifications, references, endorsements, or to provide feedback as the instructors step through the new nomination form. On-line nomination provides a much greater participation opportunity. Your feedback supports the process become more efficient to recognize membership and colleagues.

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The Presenter:

Vahid Madani, Ph.D.

Vahid Madani, Ph.D., Fellow IEEE is a Principal scientist and technology engineer for advanced power systems applications at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA. His experience spans across System Planning, Operation, Protection and Control, and Instrumentation. He has been responsible for major initiatives with system-wide deployment within PG&E requiring R&D, Proof of Concept demonstrations, Standardization, and Compliance.

Dr. Madani is a contributor to PES both at Technical Council and as a member of the PES Governing Board, and has volunteered as the Chair of technical committees on Standards, PES Fellows, and in providing tutorial lectures in power systems. He has held many technical and leadership positions within the WECC (Western Electricity Coordinating Council) Reliability, the US DOE / North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NASPI), and internationally. Vahid has many publications in professional journals including IEEE Spectrum and Power and Energy magazine, and has co-authored text books and reference handbooks.

Dr. Madani is a Fellow of IEEE and IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, Adjunct Faculty, a registered Electrical Engineer in California, and holds US and International patents.

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