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Spring 2006 PES-ICC Meeting


Pictures from Spring 2006 Courtesy of Joe Dudas

Reno, Nevada - March 12-15, 2006 at the Hilton

An Invitation

As you heard at the Fall 2005 meeting, there is a problem with our Spring 2006 meeting in Reno, as it was originally scheduled to start on April 16, which turned out to be Easter Sunday. Vice Chairman Jim Fitzgerald has contacted the Hilton and we have re-scheduled the meeting for Sunday March 12 through Wednesday March 15. The meeting will be at the Reno Hilton. Block out your calendars now and make your plans. Jim will provide additional details as we get closer to the event. Have a wonderful holiday season. See you in Reno. - Chairman Bill Taylor (updated December 6, 2005)
 

Meeting Agenda

Follow this link for the latest (Final?) Spring 2006 agenda. Be sure to check back for updates. Check the revision date in the lower left hand corner to make sure you have the latest version. Updated 3/06/2006
 

Presentations

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Educational Program

The meeting is, and details are being added almost every day.  Please check back often. The Subcommittees will sponsor many Technical Presentations on key topics in their fields of interest. Updated 03/06/2006

Attention Presenters: Guidelines for Presentation Material Published in PES ICC Minutes

The theme of the Spring 2006 Educational Program will be:

Integration of a new HV cable system in the Network

Technical and Environmental Issues

Sponsored by CIGRE SC B1

What will you learn? This comprehensive program prepared by CIGRE WG B1.19 will bring you quickly up-to-speed on the essentials of understanding and managing the technical and environmental impacts of integrating a new HV cable system in your network.  You will get 4 hours of concentrated insight and clear explanations on the following items well supported by multimedia presentations by Pierre Argaut, Rusty Bascom, Ray Awad, Frederic Lesur and  Willem Boone: 

o Systems requirements

o Underground section from design to construction

o Construction, Installation and Laying techniques

o Accessories installation

o Design and Construction issues relating to OH-UG Transition

o Commissioning and Operation

o Upgrading

o Life Cycle Management

o Environmental Impact Assessment

More details on the Educational Program can be found here.

Registration

The Spring 2005 Registration form is now available in MS-Word and PDF formats. Please submit to Shantanu Nandi at the address shown on the form.

Posted January 10, 2006

Mini-Expo The Spring meeting will feature a Mini-Expo for vendors to make table top displays of equipment and services related to the scope of the ICC. You can sign up for a table top display using the meeting Registration form. A list of exhibitors can be found here
New Member Orientation (later)
Hotel Information

(updated January 10, 2006)

The meeting will be held at the Hilton Reno Resort and Casino

The hotel reservation cutoff date is Thursday February 9.

Our committee can be identified to reservations as: ICC06

Reservation number 1-800-648-5080

There is no resort fee and a $0.50 fee will be charged for 800 numbers during your stay 

 
Hospitality Suites If your company plans to have a hospitality suite in conjunction with the Spring 2006 meeting, be sure to see the Guideline page.
 
Spouse Activities Posted 01/28/06

Monday March 13, 2006: There will be a narrated bus tour to Carson City and Virginia City, leaving the hotel at 9:30 am. At Carson City we will visit the State Capitol and the Nevada State Museum. There will be time for exploring on your own and shopping. Then the tour will continue through the Pinenut Mountains to Virginia City where we will have time for more exploration, shopping and lunch on our own. This historical old western town has wooden sidewalks, a famous opera house, and many other interesting buildings and sights. We will return to the hotel by 4:00 pm.

The cost will be $ 40 per person, assuming that a minimum of 20 people sign up. The cost will be less if more than 20 sign up. We need to know your interest in this tour by February 20th. 

Please let Judy Bow know by e-mail what your plans are to attend this activity. This is essential for our planning. (E-mail address is kblecnslt@consultant.com). Remember, we need 20 people to sign up in order to schedule this tour.

Also, please note that the ladies program is open to guests such as relatives, friends and others attending the ICC meeting as a guest of a registered ICC participant. 

Best Wishes, Judy

 

Tourist Information

Posted 02/13/06

Several ICC members are planning to run in a 10 km (6.2 mi) fun run on Sunday morning, March 12. The "St. Patrick's day" theme race is in Sparks, NV, which is just a few miles from the ICC host hotel. There is also a 3.2 km (2 mi) run and a 3.2 km (2 mi) walk. If you or your spouse / guest would like to join them, find out more and register for the run(s) or walk using the link below. http://www.ci.sparks.nv.us/living/com_events/topo_fun_run/

The official city of Reno visitors website http://www.cityofreno.com/vis/

Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority http://www.visitrenotahoe.com/

Tourist information sites for the Reno Area http://www.reno.com/ and http://www.tahoe.com/ Posted 01/09/06
 

 
 

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