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Reno, Nevada - March 12-15, 2006 at the Hilton
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)
Follow this link for the
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
|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
Guidelines for Presentation Material
Published in PES – ICC Minutes
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 Life Cycle Management
o Environmental Impact Assessment
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)
(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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org). 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
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/
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