Minnesota Power Systems Conference

Electric towers silhouetted against orange sunset
  • Date: November 12–14, 2019
  • Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre
  • For:  Electric utility engineers and consultants

Stay abreast of today's power system technology in this three-day conference that emphasizes the unique challenges faced by electric utilities in the Midwest. Concurrent sessions include substations, utility industry futures, delivery systems, project management, relaying, distribution automation/communications, safety and security, metering, power generation and tutorials.

Sponsored by 

College of Continuing and Professional Studies, University of Minnesota 

In cooperation with 

IEEE Twin Cities PES/IAS


The conference fee is $395 if received by October 23 and $445 if received after that date. The conference fee includes all sessions, continental breakfasts, luncheons, refreshment breaks, and the exhibitor reception. Cancellations made by October 30 will receive a refund minus $30. Cancellations after this date are not eligible for a refund.

Online Registration

Use the online registration when registering yourself and/or multiple people and paying with a credit card. After registering online you will receive “Registration Confirmation” and “Receipt” emails from ccapsconf4@umn.edu (check your spam folder if you don’t see these in your Inbox).

Registration Questions?

612-625-2900 | ccapsreg@umn.edu 

Continuing Education Units

Participants who attend the entire conference will receive 1.5 University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies CEUs. Participants who attend only Tuesday and Wednesday will receive 1.2 CEUs. One CEU is defined as 10 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience. A CEU certificate will be sent to each participant after the conference. A permanent record of CEUs earned will be maintained by the University of Minnesota Office of Admissions and Record Transcript Unit.

Location & Accommodations


The conference will be held at the Saint Paul RiverCentre, 175 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, Minnesota. Parking is available for a fee in the RiverCentre parking ramp, which is located on Kellogg Boulevard across the street from RiverCentre. 


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Intercontinental Saint Paul Riverfront. You may book the Intercontinental online or call 651-292-1900. To receive the special conference rate of $172 identify yourself as a participant of the Minnesota Power Systems Conference. The room block deadline is October 22, 2019, or until space permits. 

A second block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown. To receive the special conference rate of $143, you may book the Holiday Inn online or call 651-225-1515 and identify yourself as a participant of the Minnesota Power Systems Conference. The room block deadline is October 10, 2019, or until space permits. 

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