IEEE Power Engineering Society

Chicago Chapter 1998-1999


The Chicago Chapter of the Power Engineering Society (PES) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) serves power engineering professionals in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. The Chicago IEEE PES Chapter provides a local interface to the worldwide network of the IEEE and the PES. In addition, the Chicago Chapter organizes a series of technical presentations of interest to business and engineering professionals affiliated with the power industry.


Date Speaker Affiliation Subject
Oct 14 Tim Arendt Acting Chief Electrical Inspector, City of Chicago The Chicago Electrical Code - Differences From the NEC
Nov 11 Chuck Ball Manager, Application Engineering, Metal Enclosed Gear Products, S&C Electric Company S&C Pure Wave: 15kV to 35 kV Solid State High Speed Switching
Dec 9 David Petersen Supervisor, Y2K Task Force, Commonwealth Edison Company Year 2000 Computer Bug (Y2k)
Jan 13 Harry Terhune Assistant Executive Director, Mid-America Interconnected Network (MAIN) Management of Reliability - Summer, 1998
Jan 23 Angeline Schaefer OWP&P Careers in Power Engineering
Feb 10 Ray Cameron & Tom Kay Commonwealth Edison Company Zion Nuclear Plant Conversion to Synchronous Generator
Mar 10 John Nixon ABB ANSI vs. IEC Standards
Apr 21, Dinner Larry L. Schedin Schedin & Associates Electric Utility Deregulation In Northeast Illinois
May 12 Philip R. O'Connor New Energy Ventures-Midwest L.L.C. Impact of Utility Deregulation: Views of the Former Chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission


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