Wednesday –Thursday Seminars / 8:00AM-5:00PM


Wednesday Seminars


         8:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • What Does a Partial Discharge Tell Me and How Do I Perform the Test? - Tom Sandri, Shermco Industries
  • Relay Troubleshooting 2.0 - Ryan McDaniel, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
  • Power Transformer Commissioning - Donald Platts and Brandon Dupuis, OMICRON electronics Corp. USA


1:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Understanding Generator Protection - J. Scott Cooper, OMICRON electronics Corp. USA
  • 2018 Edition of NFPA 70E Changes - Jim White, Shermco Industries, D. Ray Crow, DRC Consulting Ltd., DaleepMohla, DCM Electrical Consulting Services
  • Interpretation of Power Factor and Excitation Test Data - Keith Hill and Jay Garnett, Doble Engineering Company


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Thursday Seminars


8:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Exploring the Techniques and Philosophies of Testing Electrical Insulation  - Tom Sandri, Shermco Industries
  • Ground Fault Testing per ANSI/NETA ATS and MTS  - Tim Reed, Electrical Reliability Services
  • Mechanical Condition Assessment of Transformers Using Sweep Frequency Response Analysis - Dinesh Chhajer and Robert Foster, Megger


1:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Advanced Ground Testing Concepts and Techniques - John Humphrey and Hilton Mills, Hood-Patterson and Dewar
  • Advanced Test Techniques for Generator and Transformer Protection - Steve Turner, Beckwith Electric Co., Inc.
  • Exploring Ohmic Trending of Battery Systems and Battery Capacity Testing – What Do These Tests Tell Me? Which One Should I Use? - Tom Sandri – Shermco Industries


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