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.
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2020 Presentation Proposal Submissions
Thank you for considering submitting a presentation proposal for the 2020 conference. Attendance for concurrent sessions ranges from 150 - 225, while general session attendance can be up to 850.
Presentation Proposals should include the following:
- Your name and contact information (email-phone)
- Co-Author name(s) and contact information (email-phone)
- Presentation title
- Proposal file name should be "your last name_presentation title"
- Proposal should be 300-500 words
The deadline for proposal submission to be considered is February 21, 2020. Acceptance notifications will be sent out in June 2020. We ask that all submitters hold the 2020 conference dates (November 3-5, 2020) on their calendars in the event the presentation is selected.
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. 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.