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Minnesota Power Systems Conference

electrical towers on each side of a highway
  • Date: November 3–5, 2020
  • 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

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

Locations

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. 

Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Intercontinental Saint Paul Riverfront. To receive the special conference rate of $177, you can book online or call 651-292-1900 and identify yourself as a participant of the Minnesota Power Systems Conference. The room block deadline is October 12, 2020, 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 call 651-225-1515 and identify yourself as a participant of the Minnesota Power Systems Conference. The room block deadline is October 01, 2020, or until space permits.

Contact Information

Program Information
612-624-4972ccapsconf4@umn.edu

Registration Information
612-625-2900ccapsreg@umn.edu

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