- ICC News and Announcements....
October 5, 2015 - Fall 2015 Spouses Program
Once again there is a very complete spouses program
scheduled, including two tours and a spa giveaway! Advance registration is
required for several of these, so please share the details on the
fall meeting page with our spouse,
brochure with more details.
October 5, 2015 - Fall 2015 Technical Presentations
Subcommittees A, B and D have posted additions to their
techincal presentations for the
fall meeting here.
October 3, 2015 - Fall 2015 2nd Call for Technical Presentations
This is a reminder and Second Call for
Subcommittee Technical Presentations. Do you have a
presentation you would like to share with the other attendees at the fall
meeting? Now is the time to contact the Subcommittee Chair/Vice Chair for
the appropriate committee, to get on the agenda. The agenda must be
finalized by early October in order to meet our contractual obligations to the
October 2, 2015 - Fall 2015 Meeting Agenda
The first posted
draft agenda for the fall
2015 Meeting has been posted here.
Please remember that this is still a draft agenda, and will change many times
before the meeting.
September 22, 2015 - Fall 2015 Newsletter
Fall 2015 ICC Newsletter is now available
here. We hope
you enjoy the newsletter, and also hope you will share it with colleagues and
supervisors to help spread the word about ICC!
September 18, 2015 - Hotel Room Block
The room block at the conference hotel is full, having
sold out at the end of last week (09/11/15), except for a few government rate
rooms that are still available (if you qualify). Although ICC does not have a
contract with any other hotels, the following hotel is closer to the Marriott
than any other hotel in the area and receives a good rating on TripAdvisor.
However, you will likely need a car or be willing to walk approximately 4000 ft.
(3/4 mile) to get to the Marriott.
Starr Pass Golf Suites 3645 West Starr Pass Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85745 Phone: 1-888-732-8041
The room rate is listed as approximately $129/night.
September 15, 2015 - DG A06 Accelerated Electrical Aging Agenda
Discussion Group A06 on Accelerated Electrical Aging has
posted an agenda of
presentations for their fall meeting.
August 24, 2015 - Standards Update
ICC Standards Coordinator John Merando has posted a
standards update spreadsheet here. Subcommittee Chairs/VCs and Working
Group Chairs are reminded to stay on top of standards and when they are due for
renewal. Standards must be renewed/updated BEFORE they expire under the
new IEEE-SA System, or the standard will be withdrawn by IEEE-SA.
August 12, 2015 - Fall 2015 Educational Program
The Fall 2015 Educational Program will be on "Underground
T&D Cable Ampacity".
the planned presentations are found
Remember to register for the Educational Program if you want to receive PDH
hours for it.
July 25, 2015 - Fall 2015 Online Registration Dates
Online Registration for the Fall 2015 meeting will open
on September 28th, and close on October 23rd. An reminder e-mail will be
sent to all previous registrants (with valid e-mails on record) just before
June 30, 2015 - 2016 IEEE Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and
Recognizing exceptional achievements in our profession,
by both individuals and organizations, is an important part of the mission of
the IEEE. Each year the IEEE Awards Board recommends a select group of
recipients to receive the IEEE's most prestigious honors. It is our pleasure to
inform you that the IEEE Board of Directors has named George Anders as the
recipient of the 2016 IEEE Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and
Distribution Award with the following citation:
“For contributions to
advances in computational methods for the thermal rating of electric power
This award is sponsored by the Robert and Ruth Halperin
Foundation, in memory of the late Herman and Edna Halperin, and the IEEE Power &
Energy Society. It will be presented at a future Insulated Conductors Committee
meeting. Meanwhile, please help us extend congratulations to George on this
prestigious IEEE award!
May 29, 2015 - Spring Meeting Awards
We honored a number of our members at the Spring 2015
Meeting, including presenting the ICC Distinguished Service Award to
Deepak Parmar. Check out all the
April 28, 2015 - Updates to Policies and Procedures
for Working Groups
Policies and Procedures for Working Groups were modified April 24, 2015 to
comply with some further requests from
the IEEE-SA Audit Committee. Any questions about these changes should be
directed to Lauri Hiivala. Working Group Charis are especially commended
to make themselves familiar with this document, as it governs how working groups
are to be run.
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