IEEE issues call for papers for Electrical Safety Workshop.

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IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop will be held Jan 31 through Feb 3, 2017. Papers selected and approved by ESW Technical Program Committee will be presented in 45-min slide show or poster format during workshop. Case Studies can focus on "what went right" or "lessons learned" and will be presented during workshop in 15-minute slide show presentation format. Tutorials are in-depth, multi-hour instructional sessions that may qualify for CEU credits. Proposals are due no later than April 1, 2016.



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Call for Papers and Tutorials: IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop 2017



The IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop, and help to “change the culture of electrical safety.” Submit your abstract for a Technical Paper, Tutorial, Case Study or Focus Session Poster now.



Papers selected and approved by the ESW Technical Program Committee, will be presented either in a 45-minute slide show or poster format during the workshop. Case Studies can focus on “what went right” or “lessons learned” and will be presented during the workshop in 15-minute slide show presentation format. Tutorials are in-depth, multi-hour instructional sessions that may qualify for CEU credits. Proposals are due no later than April 1, 2016. Please visit HERE for additional information and application forms.



The next Electrical Safety Workshop will be held January 31 through February 3, 2017 in Reno, Nevada, USA. According to Paul Sullivan, the 2016 Organizing Committee Chairman, “the 24th annual Workshop should draw 500 to 600 attendees, and will include many of the committee members from the NEC, NFPA 70E, CSA Z462, IEEE 1584 and other influential electrical safety standards.”



Since 1991, the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW) has been a source of groundbreaking papers and research that have shaped today’s electrical work practices and electrical safety standards. Jeremy Smith, the ESW Technical Program Chair, explains “we have been fortunate to have attracted a consistently high quality of presenters and papers over the years. The 2016 Workshop will host papers with a wide range of topics including arc flash testing, risk mitigation and control, a case study on shock, and management strategies for improving electrical safety. The diversity and range of papers is one of the reasons why this conference is rated as a ‘must attend’ by so many industry leaders.”



About the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop:

The IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW) is sponsored by the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS). The 2017 Workshop will mark 24 years as the premier forum for accelerating advancements in electrical safety. It will be hosted in Reno, Nevada, USA, from January 31 through February 3, 2017. For more information, visit: www.ElectricalSafetyWorkshop.com.



About IEEE:

IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. For more information about IEEE, visit: www.IEEE.org.



About Industry Applications Society (IAS):

The IAS is one of the largest special interest societies within the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). It focuses specifically on the unique needs of industry and commerce, and is a source of professional power to its nearly 10,000 worldwide members.



IAS keeps its members abreast of technical developments in the areas of electricity and electronics through a worldwide network of over 100 chapters, as well as regional, national and international events and conferences. For more information about the IEEE IAS, visit: http://ias.ieee.org/.








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