Energy Training & Electric Power Classroom Seminars
Electric Power Grid Protection & Control in a World of 33% Renewables
A Two-Day Classroom Seminar (CPE Approved)
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San Francisco, CA - August 22 & 23, Holiday Inn-Fisherman's Wharf
Power system Protection and Control (P&C) of various electrical equipment and apparatus requires good understanding of phase and ground short circuit currents, detection, and safe clearing of the faulted equipment. This course is ideal for engineers shifting into the field of Protection and Control. This program starts with a thorough overview of power system fundamentals, design approach and short circuit calculations principles which lead to the understanding of protection scheme requirements and its applications.
Protection requirements for industrial plants, cogeneration, and interconnection with utility power system are explained in detail. This course covers the subject of power system protection from a practical perspective, and includes important functional specs such as testing and coordination of protection systems. This course is designed for individuals who are involved with industries and utilities to get up to speed and to learn how to design and protect electrical systems.
What You Will Learn
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Your Instructor - San Francisco
Eric Stark is a Senior Trainer and Consultant of RNItechnology. He has more than 32 years of consulting and training experience and practice in industrial applications, utilities and academics in North America and around the world.
Eric has extensive experience in power system design, studies and commissioning, special emphasis on protection, power quality, power system grounding, power flow, short circuit, arc flash, transient stability, transient switching analysis and harmonic studies.
Eric’s recent work included several generation, micro-grid, subway and utility projects in North America and Middle East, including system and stability studies. Eric was involved in protective relay settings, transfer schemes, coordination, and load shedding schemes.
In addition to his vast professional experience, Eric is the author of technical papers for major players like General Electric, Institute of Technology, Digital Energy and has prepared and conducted numerous courses, workshops and tutorials in academics and industry, globally, for GE and RNItechnology clients.
Eric's experience includes industries such as oil and gas, silver, gold and phosphate mining, cogeneration, utility systems, pulp and paper, and many application projects.
Who Should Attend this Seminar
Electrical Power Distribution Engineers; Electrical Power System Planners; Electrical Power System Engineers; Plant Managers; Consulting Engineers; Electrical Engineers and Technical Staff entering the protection field, and any other engineers and technicians involved with design, operation, maintenance, testing, and troubleshooting of high and medium voltage electrical systems and equipment.
Prerequisites and Advance Preparation
This overview level group live seminar has no prerequisites. No advance preparation is required before the seminar. Lap top is recommended.
Basic level. This fundamental course begins with basic material and then proceeds to the intermediate level.
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Hotel and Seminar InformationThis two-day seminar will be held at the hotels listed below or can be conducted on-site at your facilities. The seminar will start promptly at 8:00 AM and will finish at 5:00 PM on the first day. On the second day, the seminar will resume at 8:00 AM and will finish at 4:00 PM. The program includes continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks. Attendees also receive a professionally produced seminar manual that can serve as a valuable office reference. Dress is casual for all seminars.
August 22 & 23
Holiday Inn-Fisherman's Wharf
1300 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
Discounted rooms of $245.00 per night plus tax for the following dates: 8/21/17, thru 8/23/17. Please call 1-800-942-7348. To receive the discounted rates, please request the name of the group: PGS Energy Training. Reservation cut off date is July 24, 2017. Please sign up early because the discounted rooms sell out fast. If you want to extend your stay, please ask for Diem Tran.
Registration Fee and Discounts
Register Today!. The price for this comprehensive two-day seminar is $1,795 (USD).Early Bird Special: Register on or before Aug 2, 2017 and save an additional $100 per order!
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Payment and Cancellations
Payment is due prior to the start of the seminar by Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club, or corporate check. Seminar fees will be charged to your credit card at the time of registration unless other arrangements have been made. Please make checks payable to "PGS Energy Training" 26 Teal Lane · Hilton Head Island, SC 29926. Cancellations can be made up to five (5) business days prior to the start of the seminar for a full refund. No refunds will be made thereafter, but a one year full seminar credit will be given toward future workshops upon receipt of $175 which will used to help offset the non-refundable food, beverage, manual and other expenses incurred by PGS. This one year seminar credit is good for any PGS Energy Training program except for seminars offered by PGS affiliate organizations. Colleague substitutions may be made at any time. If PGS needs to cancel a seminar due to instructor unavailability, lack of attendance or other unforeseen reason, you will be offered the choice of rescheduling for another seminar, a seminar credit, or a refund. For more information on PGS policies regarding administrative matters and complaint resolution, please contact our offices at (440) 853-1038.
CPE Credits in Specialized Knowledge & Applications
This live group seminar is eligible for 15.5 CPE credits. Be aware that state boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. As of January 1, 2002, sponsored learning activities are measured by program length, with one 50-minute period equal to one CPE credit. One-half CPE credit increments (equal to 25 minutes) are permitted after the first credit has been earned in a given learning activity. You may want to verify that the state board from which your participants will be receiving credit accept one-half credits.
PGS Energy Training is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. CPAs interested in attending any seminars should contact our offices for details on CPE credits granted and any prerequisite requirements. PGS telephone seminars are eligible for CPE credits only if seminar participants use the printed seminar slides - not the Internet posted slides.
PGS Energy Training is registered with GARP as an Approved Provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits. PGS Energy Training has determined that attending Electric Power Grid Protection & Control in a World of 33% Renewables qualifies for 15.5 GARP CPD credit hours. If you are a Certified FRM or ERP, please record this activity in your Credit Tracker at http://www.garp.org/cpd.
The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to preparing professionals and organizations for making better-informed risk decisions. GARP’s membership represents more than 150,000 risk management practitioners and researchers at academic institutions, banks, corporations, government agencies, and investment management firms in 195 countries and territories. GARP administers the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Energy Risk Professional (ERP) Exams – certifications recognized by risk professionals worldwide. Visit www.garp.org/cpe.