IEEE Southern Alberta

May 29th, 2017

The 2018 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety, Technical, Maintenance and Projects (ESTMP) Workshop takes place in Calgary, March 12-14, 2018.

The ESTMP Workshop provides a forum for exchanging and advancing industry knowledge in the areas of electrical safety, engineering, project optimization, maintenance and reliability of electrical systems. The Workshop is designed to share new and innovative concepts, best practices, successes and lessons learned that deliver value and stimulate innovation.

In addition to presentations, two panel discussions are planned, as well as half-day tutorials.  Potential topics include:
– Power system maintenance
– Project execution
– Safety
– Green Power
– Reliability in Design
Suggestions for other topics are welcome.

For more information, please visit:

Important Dates:
– Notice of intent to present – July 30, 2017
– Abstract of presentation due – September 30, 2017
– Notification of acceptance – October 15, 2017
– Draft Presentation due – December 15, 2017
– Final Presentation due – February 1, 2018

For a printable version of this information, click here.

April 14th, 2015


Title: 2017 IEEE IAS Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee (PCIC) Conference
Date: September 18-20, 2017
Time: All day
Location: Telus Convention Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
Details: Website (early bird registration ends June 30, 2017)

May 29th, 2017


Title: Overview of PLC/DCS
Date: June 6, 2017
Time: 5:15-9pm
Location: SAIT, 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary, AB; Building: Johnson-Cobbe Energy Centre, Room: KA-12
Details: Flyer Registration

May 29th, 2017

We are excited to announce we tied with Toronto for the 2015 Exemplary Large Section Award. Thank you to everyone who supports us. We couldn’t do it without you!

May 29th, 2017

We are excited to announce we are the recipients of the 2016 IEEE Canada Exemplary Section Award. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to our success!

May 29th, 2017

Congratulations to the MTT-S Student Branch volunteers for winning the 2017 outstanding chapter award! Keep up the great work!

April 2nd, 2017

The PES Outstanding Engineer Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the power engineering profession at the local level.  The award is open to IEEE PES members in the Southern Alberta Section.  Two awards will be presented annually based on years of experience: 1 for 15 years or less and 1 for more than 15 years.  More information on the award eligibility, nominator eligibility, and selection criteria is available here.  Nominations will be accepted here until May 31, 2017.

April 2nd, 2017


Title: IEEE Recommended Practice for Motor Protection in Industrial and Commercial Power Systems: Overview and What’s New
Date: May 15, 2017
Time: 5:15-9pm
Location: T1-Auditorium at TransAlta, 110 – 12 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Details: Flyer Registration (Registration closes May 11, 2017)

April 2nd, 2017


Title: 13 Ways to Break a Firewall
Date: May 4, 2017
Time: 5:15-9pm
Location: T1-Auditorium at TransAlta, 110 – 12 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Details: Flyer Registration

April 2nd, 2017


Title: International Symposium on Big Data Management and Analytics (BIDMA) 2017
Date: April 17-18, 2017
Time: 9-5pm
Location: University of Calgary, MacEwan Conference Center; Room: Cassio A & B
Details: Website – Registration

February 26th, 2017


Title: Introduction to Industrial and Distribution Systems Transients and Applications of EMTP/ATP
Date: April 24-25, 2017
Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Location: The Carriage House Inn, Windsor A (map)
Details: Flyer – Registration (Registration closes April 13)