Thursday, May 2, 2019; NOTE THE ROCKFORD, IL VENUE LOCATION: Rock Valley College, Woodward Technology Center, Room WTC1308, 3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61114
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Every spring the local IEEE Consultants' Network holds a joint meeting with the IEEE Rock River Valley Section (RRVS) at Rock Valley College in Rockford, IL. During that joint meeting, consultants from within the Chicago / Rockford communities are the featured speakers. This is the announcement for that joint meeting!
6:00pm - Networking
6:30pm - Dinner ($0 IEEE Members / $10 Non-Members)
7:15pm - Presentation ($0 Members & Non-Members)
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"ABCs of Electric Utilities for the non-power Electrical Engineer"
"Why you should REALLY appreciate what happens when you flip that wall switch and the light comes on"
By Steve Wickman, P.E.
Overview of the Electric Power System from the generating station to the wall sockets in your house…
• How the transmission systems and distribution systems are put together
• Interesting facts about the transmission system network, communications systems used for protective relaying
• Interesting facts about the distribution system network
• What makes a "smart grid" so smart?
Steve Wickman, P.E.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Steve Wickman, P.E.
Licensed P.E. in the State of Illinois. 37 year career as a Power Engineer with Commonwealth Edison in the greater Chicago, IL area. BSEE from Iowa State University and MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management [DeVry University]. His 40+ year engineering career has spanned work experiences in substation equipment testing and commissioning, design engineering, substation construction and operations management, as well as project management, work scheduling and work controls areas. Steve is now working as an independent consultant in the electric utility industry.
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Future Meeting Dates:
July 22, 2019 - MEETING CANCELLED
September 23, 2019
November 25, 2019
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The Directors at their 2015 board meeting.
Left to Right: Robert Abrant, Roy Leventhal, Benjamin Miller, Michael Sullivan and Paul Johnson.
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