IEEE PES Announces Technical Program for 2005 Conference

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff July 21, 2005

The Institute of Electronics and Electronic Engineers’ PES Transmission and Distribution Conference & Exposition is scheduled for Oct. 9-14 in New Orleans. And IEEE officials claim to offer attendees “the most comprehensive technical and business program of any event serving the power-delivery marketplace.”

This year’s program consists of more than 240 technical poster sessions, nearly 30 focused technical panel sessions, four super sessions, instructional tutorial sessions, special interest sessions, an educational track, a special short course, a collegiate program and an exhibition that features hundreds of manufacturers.

Highlights of the panel session program include:

%%POINT%% Project Evaluation and Selection

%%POINT%% Rethinking T&D Architecture for DER Environment

%%POINT%% Stray Voltage—Causes, Impacts and Mitigation

%%POINT%% Insulator Selection for Icing Performance

%%POINT%% DER Impacts on Distribution Systems Analysis

%%POINT%% Market Simulators for the Open Electricity Market

%%POINT%% PQ Standards Roadmap with IEEE/IEC Coordination

%%POINT%% Wide Area Protection and Control

%%POINT%% Development of Guidelines for Distribution Voltage Quality

%%POINT%% Outsourcing T&D Infrastructure Projects

Complete listings of technical panels, poster sessions, super sessions and tutorials are available at the event website at .