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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

2 – 6 November 2015 SPDC Fall Meeting - Schedule now available

The SPDC Fall Meeting information set is now complete with the release of the Schedule. For a copy click/tap here.

Time is running out if you haven't booked your hotel room for the meeting. The SPDC preferential rate ends on 2 October 2015.

Room booking link now available for November 2015 Fall SPDC meeting

The 2015 Fall SPDC Meeting page has been updated to include the booking details for the SPDC room block. For your convenience the details are reproduced here. Early booking is advised before the all the room allocations are taken up.

Fall Meeting and SPDC WebStore

The pes-spdc.org site is being updated to include the Fall meeting details as they become available and the existing Registration and Donation system is being integrated into an SPDC WebStore.

IEEE PES SPDC Fall Meeting

Dates: November 2 - 6, 2015

New Tutorial on Lightning Damage to Electric Vehicle Charging Systems

Doctor Albert Martin, a respected SPDC mentor, has produced a tutorial on the possible coupling levels of lightning events to Electric Vehicle Charging Systems.