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Spring 2016 PES-ICC Meeting

Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 3-6, 2016 at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

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Meeting Agenda The Final agenda of meetings is posted here.  Any last minute changes will be posted at the registration desk.  (Updated 3/31/16) 

In addition to the PDF agenda, the ICC is using a smartphone/tablet schedule based on the platform.  Guidebook can be downloaded from the "app store" on most smartphones, or by scanning the QR code below.  Then you can easily add our meeting by searching on "ICC" within the app.
If you find any problems or have any questions about our use of Guidebook, please let us know by e-mailing Rachel Mosier at


Educational Program

 The Subcommittees will sponsor many Technical Presentations on key topics in their fields of interest. (Updated 4/3/16) 

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

The theme of the Spring 2016 Educational Program is Partial Discharge Testing – the Basics and the Big Questions .  Abstracts of the presentations will be found here.

0.4 IEEE CEUs will be offered for this session.  You must register in order to receive CEUs.  (Please note, in order to receive these credits towards a Florida PE License, you MUST provide Thomas Arnold with your FL PE License number prior to the session.


Online Registration will be available from 8:00 AM on February 29 through 5:00 PM on March 25th.  A reminder e-mail will be sent out to all previous attendees when on-line registration opens.
Online Registration will be available at, and allows you the opportunity to both register, and to pay using a credit card.

We encourage you to register on-line even if you do not plan to pay with a credit card. The option to register and mail a check or to pay on-site with cash or check is also available with on-line registration. can be used by everyone, both members and guests, and will speed registration for everyone.  Pre-registration will save you time and hassle when you arrive, as your nametag will be ready and waiting for you.
Please note our new policy on refunds.
For those that cannot register online for any reason, an offline registration form is available here.
For those that need the costs before registering, a spreadsheet is posted here.

Historical ICC Minutes Historical ICC Meeting Minutes – ICC Historical minutes continue to be available for sale on a USB Drive, containing the ICC Meeting Minutes from the very first meeting in 1947 through Fall 2015.  All of the minutes contained on this drive are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format and are searchable either from within Acrobat Reader or using the Windows search engine.  The drive is available for purchase during registration, on-site at any meeting, and at any time between meetings.
Mini-Expo This meeting will feature a Mini-Expo for vendors to make table top displays of equipment and services related to the scope of the ICC. A list of exhibitors can be found here.  Guidelines on displays can be found here. (Updated 3/21/16)
New Member Orientation First Meeting? Want to know more about the ICC? Please attend the Orientation Session on Sunday afternoon. There are many different sessions at ICC meetings and they cover a multitude of subjects related to insulated conductors. Information presented at Orientation will help you find the sessions that are of most interest to you.
Hotel Information The meeting will be held at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
321 N. Ft. Lauderdale Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: 1-954-467-1111

Reservations can be made online at:
Notes that the hotel is offering our group:
·         Complimentary Internet in guest rooms
·         Complimentary access to fitness center
·         NO resort fee (Resort fee has been waived in the group)
·         Discounted ($25/car/night) Valet Parking. 
NOTE that there is no self parking available at this hotel, only Valet parking.  Daily/Non Overnight Parking will be available to attendees for $10/day.

Hospitality Suites If your company plans to have a hospitality suite in conjunction with the Spring 2015 meeting, be sure to see the Guideline page.
Spouse Activities

Spouse/Guest Breakfast – As always, if your spouse or guest would like to be included in the daily breakfasts from 8:00 – 9:30 AM, please be sure to register them by selecting “Companion Registration” during the registration process.  (The cost is $60 and includes breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.)

A meeting room will be available for spouse/guest activities and group organization within the hotel each day.

Two activities have been scheduled:
Monday, April 4 - Fort Lauderdale Sightseeing Cruise on the Carrie B, followed by lunch at the Lobster Bar Sea Grille.  Registration for this event is required, at a cost of $50.00 per person.
Tuesday, April 5 - A group will head out to explore the Fort Lauderdale Riverwalk area with shopping, restaurants and cultural facilities. (**Due to convenience of Riverwalk area, no formal group is planned.)


Nearest Airport:

Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)
Tri-County Shareride -~$15, 954-561-8888
Taxi - ~$40
FLL Airline directory:
The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is approximately 7 miles from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport.

Miami International Airport (MIA) Approximately 40 miles (64km)
Taxi - ~$65
Super Shuttle - ~$28, 954-764-1700
MIA Airline directory:

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is approximately 33 miles from Miami International airport

Shuttle Service:

Take A Shared Ride or Luxury Sedan

For door-to-door, shared-ride transportation, consider a luxury sedan or van. GO Airport Shuttle provides a "zone" fare from the Airport right to the hotel.

Check in at the Transportation Podium located outside the baggage area on the lower level curbside. For more information, contact GO Airport Shuttle at 954-561-8888 or 800-244-8252.

Transportation Choices Chart

The Transportation Choices Chart (PDF) compares the estimated fares for 65 specific locations in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties for taxi cabs, shared rides, or luxury sedans.  The fares are separated into colored-coded map zones to estimate a fare within that zone for other destinations not listed.  Ground Transportation Booths provides brochures with the chart and transportation information.  Find the booths inside each terminal’s lower level baggage claim.

Car Rental at Fort Lauderdale Airport

The Rental Car Center (RCC) offers 12 rental car companies in one building next to Terminal 1.  Rental car customers no longer need to travel off-site to pick up or drop off their cars.  For your convenience, an ATM is located on the second level of the RCC, east of the Concourse B pedestrian bridge.

Located inside the RCC, you'll find:

Advantage Rent A Car


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