2024 Pre-conference Seminars

Pre-conference seminars are held before the official conference opening. Attending one of these seminars reinforces your existing skills, expands your battery knowledge, and lets you explore industry trends. These seminars bring well respected industry experts into the classroom.

Implementing a NERC PRC-005 & TPL-001 Compliant Battery Maintenance Program

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Interested in refreshing your knowledge or learning how to be compliant with the battery
requirements of NERC PRC-005 & TPL-001? Then this session is the perfect fit for you.
Tom Carpenter, Chris Searles, Bill Cantor, Mike Nispel, Jeff Gruseck

Stationary Battery Basics

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

This session is for the user who is fairly new to lead-acid and Ni-Cd batteries. It provides the basics of
how these operate and how to take care of them.

Brian Zimmerman, Jeff Gruseck

Beyond the Fundamentals

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Are you interested in expanding your experience with lead-acid batteries to gain a deeper insight?
This session will cover maintenance problem solving, trending of readings, and much more.

Curtis Ashton, John Kim

Focus on – UPS

Tuesday, May 14, 2024  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This seminar will focus on the various alternatives for powering data center critical servers, routers, etc. while waiting for the standby engine-alternators to come up and take load during a commercial power outage. All commercially available options will be covered, including short ride-throughs of less than 1 minute, to backup times of even greater than 15 minutes. How to size the different backup solutions (especially those technologies newer than traditional lead-acid) will be covered. In addition, there will be a thorough investigation of the differing backup topologies, from centralized vs distributed to AC vs DC. 

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Full registration Early bird (first 30 days). $899.00 standard fee will be - $1099
Expo Only - $739
Pre conference class $159

FULL CONFERENCE - Entitles Holder to:

Welcome Reception
All Educational Sessions, Workshops, Panels
All Meals and Networking Functions
Access to Exhibits and Receptions within the exhibit area

EXPO ONLY - Entitles Holder to:
Welcome Reception
Access to Exhibits (to visit the expo or staff a booth) and Receptions within the exhibit area

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