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January 15, 2018

Data Center Availability Analysis

by @ 5:07 pm. Filed under ALL, Industrial Applications
 

Tuesday, January 23 2018 
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS) 
Subject: Data Center Availability Analysis
– as much art as science, improving facility MTBF and MTTR, calculations involved , and what the numbers mean …
Speaker: Juan Orosco, P.E., Chief Technology Officer, TrendPoint Systems
Time: 5:30 pm: Registration, networking, and dinner; 6:30 to 8:30 pm,: Presentation 
Cost: $25
Location: SF Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton St, San Francisco 
Event Details: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/157132 

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January 14, 2018

Energy Storage Seminar: Technology, Policy, Applications and Investment

by @ 11:50 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Saturday, January 27 2018 
SCV Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society Joint Meeting (PES/IAS) 
Subject: Energy Storage Seminar: Technology, Policy, Applications and Investment
– Join us as three executives from major firms give their unique perspective on the future of grid storage… 
Speakers: Jason Xu, Ph.D., Sycamore Ventures North American venture partner, Sycamore Asia partner; Haresh Kamath, Battery Storage Group Director, Electric Power Research Institute; Mike Gravely, Deputy Division Chief of the Energy Research and Development Division, California Energy Commission 
Time: 12:00 pm: Lunch, registration, and networking; 1:00 pm: Talks from speakers; 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Panel discussion
Cost: Use code IEEE for $10 price
Location: Huawei Technology, Building A, 2330 Central Expressway, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/ 

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January 1, 2018

Solar and Storage for Off-Grid Applications

by @ 1:01 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Green energy, Industrial Applications
 

Wednesday, January 17 2018 
SCV Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society Joint Meeting (PES/IAS) 
Subject: Solar and Storage for Off-Grid Applications
– Join us January 17th for a talk and discussion: Solar and Storage for Off Grid applications with Speaker Joe O’Connor, Author of “Off Grid Solar”… 
Speaker: Joe O’Connor, Mercedes Benz North America and Author of “Off Grid Solar”
Time: 6:00 pm: Dinner, registration, and networking; 7:00 pm: Presentations and Questions
Cost: Registration through 01/15/2018: IEEE members: $25, Non-members:$30; Walk-Ins if space available: $35/$40 non-members
Location:  Mercedes Benz Research, 309 N Pastoria Ave, Sunnyvale 
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/2017/11/30/solar-microgrid-battery-showdown/ 
http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/2017/11/30/solar-microgrid-battery-showdown/

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December 11, 2017

Selection & Application of Instrument Transformers

by @ 2:17 pm. Filed under ALL, Industrial Applications
 

Thursday, January 18, 2018 
OEB Industry Applications Society (IAS) 
Subject: Selection & Application of Instrument Transformers
– differences between metering & relaying CT’s, steady state performance compare to its response during saturation…
Speaker: David Ward, Business Development Manager, Instrument Transformer Equipment Corporation
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:15pm: Presentation; 7:15 pm: Dinner; 8:00 pm: presentation continues; 9:00 pm: Adjourn
Cost: IEEE members: $25; Student and retired members: $15: Non-members: $30. Payable as Cash or Check at the door.
Location: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Call 925-933-9091 if you need directions. 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/49009
RSVP: Please make reservations by February 12 by contacting Luis Soria via email: lmsq@pge.com or telephone: (415) 793-7909

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Changes to NFPA-70E-2018

by @ 2:01 pm. Filed under ALL, Industrial Applications
 

Thursday, February 15, 2018 
OEB Industry Applications Society (IAS) 
Subject: Changes to NFPA-70E-2018
– created by OSHA, the effects of arc flash, blast, and the hazards of DC power, hierarchy of risk controls, risk assessment with consideration of human factors such as human error as part of the assessment process…..
Speaker: Robert (Bob) Fuhr, President, PowerStudies, Inc.
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:15pm: Presentation; 7:15 pm: Dinner; 8:00 pm: presentation continues; 9:00 pm: Adjourn
Cost: IEEE members: $25; Student and retired members: $15: Non-members: $30. Payable as Cash or Check at the door.
Location: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Call 925-933-9091 if you need directions. 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/49010 
RSVP: Please make reservations by February 12 by contacting Luis Soria via email: lmsq@pge.com or telephone: (415) 793-7909

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November 22, 2017

Power System Basics, ARC Flash Mitigation, Renewables, and NEC Code Changes Seminar 

by @ 7:36 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 
POWER SYSTEMS

Attend the Power System Basics, ARC Flash Mitigation, Renewables, and NEC Code Changes Seminar on February 23, 2018 in Pleasanton, and you will learn:

ias* Switchboard & Switchgear Basics and UL 1558 Vs. UL 891
* Motor Control Centers: From Basic Functionality to “Smart MCCs”
* Surge protection Basics and Integrated Systems
* Department of Energy 2016 New Efficiency Standards for Transformers
* New Industry Trend Regarding Arc Flash Mitigations
* Microgrid, PV systems and Storage Systems
* Progress of the 2014, 2017 and 2020 NEC

To learn more and register, go to meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/47908

 

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November 14, 2017

Grid Storage for Renewables Integration

by @ 3:25 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 
SCV Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society Joint Meeting (PES/IAS) 
Subject: Grid Storage for Renewables Integration
– Join us as four executives from major firms give their unique perspective on the future of grid storage… 
Speakers: Susan Kennedy: Founder & CEO, Advanced Microgrid Solutions; Steve Malnight: Senior Vice President, PG&E; Kate McGinnis: Market Director, AES Energy Storage; Barry Cinnamon, CEO, Cinnamon Solar & Storage; Moderator: Jeff Byron: Band of Angels & former CEC Commissioner 
Time: 6:30 pm: Dinner, registration, and networking; 7:30 to 9:30 pm: Presentations and Questions
Cost: IEEE Members: $35 with IEEE1206 promotion code; Non-Members: $45
Location:  PARC, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto 
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/events/ 
Registration: http://northerncalifornia.alumclub.mit.edu/s/1314/2015/club-class-main.aspx?sid=1314&gid=25&pgid=40951&content_id=43754

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November 12, 2017

Quantum Computing: What it is and Why Measurement Matters

by @ 1:00 pm. Filed under ALL, Industrial Applications, Instrument and Measurement
 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 
SCV Instrument and Measurement Society (IMS)
Subject: Quantum Computing: What it is and Why Measurement Matters
– what is a qubit, and what advantages and disadvantages quantum computing has compared to classical computing… 
Speaker: Lee Barford, Keysight Laboratories
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, networking, refreshments; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Watch Video Topic #1 and Group Discussion; 7:30 pm to 7:45 pm: Comments and Conclusions
Cost: Free
Location: Geometrics, 2190 Fortune Dr., San Jose
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ims/ 
RSVP: brian.lee@ieee.org

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November 1, 2017

Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS)

by @ 2:57 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Thursday, November 16, 2017 
OEB Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS)
– integral part of an Emergency Power System, some important design considerations, including open and closed transition switching, proper grounding and bonding scheme, new UL rules for ATS protection … 
Speaker: Brian Pumphrey, Application Engineering Manager, Cummins Sales and Service
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:15 pm: Presentation; 7:15 pm: Dinner
Cost: IEEE members: $25; Student and retired members: $15; Non-members: $30
Location: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/48176 Auto

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September 15, 2017

Sub-Metering

by @ 11:16 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017  
SCV Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society Joint Meeting (PES/IAS) 
Subject: Sub-Metering
– Advantages of sub metering for building owners and landlords.  Using sub-metering for Title 24 compliance, LEED and Energy Star ratings… 
Speaker: Rich Celio, Founder & Chief Revenue Officer, Applied Power Technologies, Inc. 
Time: 6:00 pm: Dinner, registration, and networking; 7:00 to 8:30 pm: Presentation and Questions
Cost: IEEE Members: $30; Non-Members: $35; Walk-Ins if space available: $35/$40 non-members 
Location: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/ 
EventBrite registration (required): submetering.eventbrite.com/ 

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September 11, 2017

Solar Applications, Rotary UPS, & IEM Factory Tour

by @ 3:12 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 
OEB Power and Energy Society (PES) and SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS) 
Subject: Solar Applications, Rotary UPS, & IEM Factory Tour
– Solar Applications for new and existing switchboard applications, Rotary UPS system deliver a highly reliable critical power solution, IEM factory tour in Fremont … 
Speakers: Marvin Hamon ,PE, and Clayton Such, Chief Operating Officer, IEM 
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm 
Cost: Free 
Location: IEM, 48205 Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/46963 

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August 28, 2017

Protection and Control Fundamentals Seminar

by @ 9:04 pm. Filed under ALL, Industrial Applications
 

Thursday, October 19, 2017 
OEB Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Protection and Control Fundamentals Seminar
– protection and control fundamentals of medium voltage design, CTs and their applications in protective relay schemes …
Speakers will include an impressive list of speakers from PG&E, MKI, and Eaton. 
Time: 8:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Cost: $250 per attendee, discounted to $225 per attendee if three or more attending from one company. Manufacturers are invited to hold a “vendor table” at $400 per table.
Location: Double Tree, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/46722 

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August 24, 2017

Common Sense Asset Management & Condition Monitoring

by @ 3:04 pm. Filed under ALL, Industrial Applications
 

Thursday, September 21, 2017 
OEB Industrial Applications Society (IAS) 
Subject: Common Sense Asset Management & Condition Monitoring
– vulnerable to costly damages and outages, miss a failure mode if not identified the appropriate system to monitor, single point of access to data from many sources, interrogation of data, response plan. … 
Speaker: G. Matthew Kennedy, Solutions CDirector Enterprise & Data Products, Doble Engineering
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:15 pm: Presentation; 7:15 pm: Dinner; 8:00 pm: Presentation continues; 9:00 pm: Adjourn 
Cost: IEEE members: $25, Non-Members: $30; Student and Retired members: $15 
Location: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/46614 

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August 14, 2017

Community Choice Energy and What Does That Mean to You?

by @ 5:38 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 
SCV Power and Energy Society / Industry Applications Society (PES/IAS)
Subject: Community Choice Energy and What Does That Mean to You?
– Community Choice Energy (CCE) is taking the state by a storm. By the end of this year, there will be over two million customers in California… 
Speaker: Alan Suleiman, Silicon Valley Clean Energy 
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, Networking, and Dinner; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: $10 IEEE members, $15 non members 
Location: On Semiconductor, 3001 Stender Way, Santa Clara. Note new location, between Central and Scott.  You will see the “On” logo in front, plenty of parking in back. 
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/events/ 
RSVP:  Registration required at https://pesiasCCE.eventbrite.com/ 

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July 20, 2017

Devising Your Emergency Power Strategy 

by @ 1:04 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Devising Your Emergency Power Strategy 
– Reliable and scalable emergency power is of crucial importance in any healthcare facility, opportunities and challenges associated with providing E-Power systems …

Speaker: John Griffiths, PE, LEED, AP, Principal, Mazzetti 
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost: IEEE Members and Non-Members: $25; Students: $10 
Location: Thirsty Bear Brewing Company, 661 Howard St, San Francisco 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/45860 

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