Southeastern Meter

School & Conference

March 19 – 22, 2018  

18 Professional Development Hours

The Hotel at Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama

The 2018Southeastern Meter School and Conference will be held March 19 – 22 at the Hotel at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. The school is sponsored by the Southeastern Meter Technical Association. It is held in cooperation with Utility Technology Association.

The school provides a forum for electric utility meter personnel to discuss metering practices, procedures, new technologies, and common problems with peers and representatives from industry. The school is open to anyone interested and involved in these areas. This years’ school will be another outstanding educational event. Great training and hands on learning opportunities are provided in each of five modules. The modules are tailored to instruct utility professionals at all levels of experience. Attend any class from any module. You pick the class of interest.

The Hotel at Auburn University

The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center is centrally located three miles from Interstate 85. The Hotel at Auburn University is situated in a charming university campus environment within easy walking distance to many shops and restaurants in the quaint, historical downtown Auburn, Alabama. Room Rate $139 plus tax before March 5th.

 

Reservations can be made by phone at 

 (800) 228-2876 or on school website hotel link.

 

 

Exhibit Hall Information
The Exhibit Hall will be open Monday, March 19 through Wednesday, March 21. Exhibitors wishing to display their products must register for a booth.  Breaks and evening hospitality will be held in the Exhibit Hall.  The cost of the registration includes one table with electric service, free wireless Internet access, two lunches, annual dinner, pre and post electronic participant list, and conference schedule for one individual. A company can purchase a pass for additional exhibitors and additional exhibit tables. Exhibitors need to obtain registration information from the school website.  
Registration Fee

 

Student $ 395
Student – One Day $ 225
Displaying Exhibitor $ 575
Hosting Exhibitor $ 375
Additional Exhibitor $ 225
Contact Information

Utility Technology Association

Suzanne Powell

770-519-1676

Suzanne@utilitytech.org

 

Quick Links
Southeastern Meter School & ConferenceAgenda & Registration Information
The Hotel at Auburn University

 

Utility Technology Association

 

Agenda & Registration Information at
www.semeterschool.com

 

   Keynote Speaker
Tami Barron, CEOSouthern Telecom

Southern Linc

 

“The Role of a Robust Communications Network

 in Today’s Utility” 

 

Register By:

March 5th, 2018

 

Modules to Choose Classes From
Module 100 Fundamental Metering
Module providing instruction in basic metering theory and application. This module will include topics of single and polyphase theory, instrument transformers, meter sockets, and meter form numbers.Module 200 Advanced Metering
Module on intermediate metering theory and polyphase meter installation. Topics include polyphase applications, reactive metering, troubleshooting with phasors, and pulse metering.

Module 300 Hands On Meter Testing & Safety
Module providing both lecture and laboratory experiences on all aspects of meter testing. Session will include hands on experience in testing everything from simple single phase, polyphase and demand to multifunction meters.

Module 400 Smart Grid, AMI & Emerging Technology

Module to learn applications, trends and utilizing elements of Smart Grid, AMI and emerging technologies. Session will include AMI Metering Technologies, Data Analytics, Metering Renewable Energy,  Management along with many other classes.

Module 500 Meter Programming
Module providing hands on of programming meters from the metering manufacturers to gain a better understanding of the personal computer and using it for your metering applications. Laptop Provided or bring your own.

 

REGISTER ON-LINE NOW!!!

USI’s Chris Oliver and Kevin Rising attended the Florida Municipal Electric Association Convention on 11/8 and 11/9 in St. Augustine, FL.

IMG_7681 IMG_7682

Murray Beck, Chris Oliver, Kevin Rising, and several represented manufactures are attending the GRESCO Fall Festival in Wildwood, FL today.

IMG_2488 IMG_2489

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_7624 IMG_7623

Chip Kanour, Reb Beck, Amy Sides, and Kevin Rising attended the AZZ Rep Meeting in Jackson, MS on October 18th.

20171018_192041

The annual Electric Cities of Alabama Engineering & Operations Conference is being held at Renaissance Ross Bridge
Hoover, AL on October 16-18. USI’s Joe Thornton is attending. Please stop by our booth.

20171016_105311

 

New General Electric plant served by Athens, AL Utilities is  powered by Hendrix Aerial Cable 46kv line.  It is Athens’s first spacer cable installation and they are very happy with it.  Hendrix provided advice and support to Athens personnel who installed the line.

20171012_122837 20171012_122928_001 20171012_123003 20171012_12335720171012_12303820171012_123049

Chip Kanour, Daniel Beck, Joe Thornton and Lance Martin of USI attended the Southeastern Electrical Apparatus Conference in Auburn, Alabama this week along with several of our manufacturers.

Picture 2 Picture

USI’s Daniel Beck is attending the TVPPA E&O Meeting this week in Chattanooga, TN.  Drop by the USI display of you’re in town!

IMG_0002