Conference Overview

Join us February 26 – March 2, 2018

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Throughout history, Washington, D.C. has been a touchstone for leadership, initiative, and passion - a mecca for those dedicated to the highest ideals and aspirations of both leading and serving a nation. People come to D.C. to share ideas, to communicate, to engage. It's a perfect environment to energize PowerTest 2018 - in fact, no city represents power more literally and figuratively that Washington, D.C.

With its broad avenues and majestic, neoclassical architecture, Washington, D.C. is a city overflowing with history. Monuments and memorials engage you with our nation's most influential leaders as well as its fallen heroes. The city is a tapestry of all the people and cultures and stories that make our country great.

Though deeply rooted in history, D.C. is always fertile ground for new restaurants, bars, and stores. From the hip neighborhoods of Capitol Hill to U Street to fascinating museums and tree-filled parks, the city has a retreat for everyone.

Washington, D.C. is a place where relationships are formed and plans are made. As the premier event for electrical power systems professionals, PowerTest 2018 will thrive in the highly charged rhythm of this city. Exploring D.C., you can feel the power, the leadership. It's an electric environment sure to ignite PowerTest 2018 attendees' desire to connect, learn, explore, and grow in their knowledge of electrical maintenance and safety.


Conference Highlights

  • Keynote Address
  • Symposium –Electrical Incident Reviews and Case Studies Symposium: What Can We Learn?
  • Paper Tracks – Safety, Equipment, Reliability, Transformers, and Relays
  • Panel Sessions – Electrical Safety, Relays, Cables, and Transformers
  • Trade Show
  • Post-Conference Seminars
Who Should Attend?  All Electrical Professionals

  • Field Service Technicians
  • Inspectors
  • Utility Associates
  • Project Managers/Developers
  • Engineers
  • Government Personel
  • Reliability Specialists
  • Trainers
  • Thermographers
  • Wind Energy Professionals
What Will PowerTest Offer You?

  • Opportunities to build relationships and establish valuable contacts with leading industry professionals
  • Access to knowledge, examples, and case studies that have a direct impact on your profession
  • Educational training and insight through keynote events, paper tracks, panel sessions, and symposiums
  • Interaction with manufacturers and suppliers presenting the latest state-of-the-art products and services at the Trade Show
  • Technical tools and resources that can be immediately applied within your field