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90 free presentations on protection

Some 90 ATIS Protection Engineers Group (PEG) Conference presentations from the years 2013 to 2016 are available on the ATIS PEG Website. For your convenience, the SPDC Website now has a new page with the individual presentation download links. Each tab has that years presentations.

Schedule update for 2016 Fall SPDC meeting

A revised schedule, dated 19 October, for the SPDC 24-28 October 2016 Fall Meeting in San Antonio, TX has been posted on the 2016 Fall SPDC Meeting page.

You can download the revised schedule from this link.

SPDC Meeting early bird rates end Monday, September 19, 2016

The IEEE PES Surge Protective Devices Committee (SPDC) Fall Meeting is on the 24-28 October 2016 in San Antonio, TX. Later than intended, this Newsletter is to remind you that the early bird room reservation rate and meeting registration fee end date is Monday, September 19, 2016. Thereafter the registration fee increases from 55 $ to 75 $.

Fall 2016 SPDC meeting Online registration now available

The meeting registration fees are $ 55 – early, $ 75  - late.  Extra lunch tickets are 35 $ each.
Registration late fee becomes effective September 19, 2016 – same date that the reserved room block rate now ends.

The direct URL for registration payment access is

SPDC Fall Meeting Page Posted

The important hotel booking information is now available at http://pes-spdc.org/content/2016-fall-spdc-meeting

The Registration fee, Luncheon tickets and Meeting Schedule details will be posted as they become available.

SPDC Spring 2016 Meeting Registration now open

The SPDC Website has been updated with the following:

Hotel Room booking advice added for those who have not already reserved their rooms:

IEEE PES SPDC May 2016 Meeting Details

IEEE PES Surge Protective Devices Committee (SPDC)
23 - 26 May 2016 Spring Meeting in
St. Louis, Missouri


2015 SPDC site performance

This is a review of the SPDC site (pes-spdc.org) 2015 performance. The site has been mainly formulated to aid members standards development by providing a repository for standards development contribution files and to educate surge protection stakeholders by tutorials and forums. The site is currently using 3.89 GB of our allocated 977 GB server disk space. In 2015, visitors were 14 % up on 2014 figures.

SPDC 2015 Fall Meeting Schedule Changes

The latest (26-Oct-2015) version of the SPDC Meeting Schedule makes the following changes:

Last chance and 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting paper submissions

2015 Fall SPDC Meeting Registration Fee:   Registration (SPDC WebStore) Fee increases from 195 $ to 225 $ after Friday, 16 October 2015

Call for Papers opens October 14, 2015 for the 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting