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Latest ICC News & Announcements 2007

November 6, 2007 - 2006 IEEE Distinguished Service Award
Congratulations to Matt Mashikian who was presented with the ICC's Distinguished Service Award at the Fall Meeting!
November 5, 2007 - Spring 2008 Meeting Date Change
Due to conflicts with other industry meetings, the dates of the Spring 2008 meeting have been moved by one week.  The new dates are March 9-12, 2008.  It will still be at the Tradewinds Hotel in St. Petersburg, FL.
October 31, 2007 - Agenda and Table Top Displays
There are a number of updates to the schedule of presentations for the fall meeting and table top displays.
October  26, 2007 - Agenda, Transnational Luncheon, and Table Top Displays
There are several new announcements.  Vice-Chairman/Treasurer Elect, Rachel Mosier has posted the latest, and hopefully final version of the Agenda here.  Transnational Luncheon Chairman Harry Orton has posted abstracts for a number of exciting presentations for that luncheon (remember to register for the luncheon ahead of time!).  And finally, Sensa, a Schlumberger Company, has joined our list of table top display vendors.
October  22, 2007 - Discussion Group C2
Mike Buckweitz, Chairman of C2, is seeking input and comments from all ICC members on their recently posted documents.  If you can help them, please download them from the "Downloads" section of the website, linked to the left.
October  19, 2007 - Mini-Expo, WG B6W, Subcommittee C Technical Program
The Mears Group and IMCorp have joined our slate of vendors for the Mini-Expo at the Fall 2007 meeting.  Working Group B6W on Application of Surge Arresters to Underground Cable Systems has posted their latest draft to the downloads section of the website.  Finally, Subcommittee C has posted their schedule of presentations for the fall meeting.
October  12, 2007 - C29 now a Working Group, Sub D Fall 2007, and C2D Documents
Congratulations to former Discussion Group C29!  They have received PAR P1727 Guideline For Working Procedures On Underground Transmission Circuits With Induced Voltage, and are now a Working Group.  Also, Sub D has posted some additional presentations for the fall meeting.  Finally, C2D has posted a draft to the download section of the website.
October  9, 2007 - Table Top Displays
We have two table top displays lined up from Kinetrics, and Utilix.  Keep checking back for more vendors!
October  8, 2007 - WG B1, B10 and DG E10
Working groups B1 (Revision of IEEE 48 - Cable Termination Standard) and B10 (Guide to Select Terminations for Shielded Power Cables Rated 5-46 kV) have both just posted drafts for their members on the download portion of the website.  Also, Discussion Group E10 CIGRE/IEC International Activities has just posted their agenda for the upcoming meeting here.
October  2, 2007 - Doubletree Availability
The Fall Meeting is proving EXTREMELY popular!  As of today, all the rooms available under the contract have been booked, plus all the additional rooms the Doubletree would add.  The Doubletree has provided a list of alternative hotels here.  Please note that these hotels are under no obligation to offer rooms at the group rate.
September 30, 2007 - Preliminary Schedule
The preliminary schedule for the Fall meeting has been posted here.  This is still an early version, and subject to change, so please check back often!
September 28, 2007 - Subcommittee A Technical Program
The technical programs for the various subcommittees are quickly coming together.  Subcommittee A (Cable Construction and Design) has just posted a list of speakers and topics for their meeting.  More details on the various technical programs will be posted here as soon as they are available.  And remember to register soon!
September 27, 2007 - Registration for Fall 2007 Meeting Posted
The registration form for the Fall 2007 meeting has just been posted to the website here.  It is also linked from the Fall 2007 meeting page.  Remember that as shown on the form, registration forms now go to Membership Secretary Thomas Arnold.  Remember to register by October 24 for advanced rates and a quick and easy check-in at the meeting.
September 27, 2007 - Educational Program on "Nuclear Power Plants Cable Systems"
The subject for this fall's educational program has been finalized, and is: Nuclear Power Plants Cable Systems.  Several exciting speakers are planned for this topic whose importance is seeing a resurgence.  More details are available on the Fall 2007 Meeting Page.
September 22, 2007 - Congratulations Harry Orton!
A special congratulations is due to Harry Orton.  Our most recent ICC DSA Award recipient, has just recently been announced as the recipient of the EIC's 2007 EIC Hall of Fame Award.
September 13, 2007 - Fall 2007 Meeting
A reminder to everyone that our meeting is only 7 weeks away!  Please remember to make hotel reservations.  Details on the Fall meeting page here.
September 13, 2007 - Changes afoot at the PES
Chairman Jim Fitzgerald recently had a conversation with Pat Ryan the PES Executive Director.  Pat shared some interesting and exciting initiatives being undertaken by the governing board of the PES, including a change to the society's name.  Jim has provided us a summary of the PES initiative for all ICC members here.
August 14, 2007 - A Welcome to Scottsdale from Chairman Jim Fitzgerald
Chairman Jim Fitzgerald has posted a welcome to everyone to our fall meeting in Scottsdale, and reminds everyone to start making their plans and checking the website frequently as it is only 12 weeks away!  You can read the entire welcome here.  Details on the hotel are in the letter, and on the Fall meeting page here.  We look forward to seeing you there November 4 through  November 7.!
August 8, 2007 - Future Meetings
Due to an oversight, next years meeting dates and locations had not been previously posted on the website.  That has now been corrected and you can find those dates here.
August 3, 2007 - Pictures from the Spring Meeting
Pictures from the Spring Meeting have been posted on the website here.
August 3, 2007 - Pictures from the Spring Meeting
Pictures from the Spring Meeting have been posted on the website here.
August 3, 2007 - 2005 ICC Distinguished Service Award Recipient Harry Orton
Learn a little bit more about our latest ICC DSA Award recipient Harry Orton here.
May 10, 2007 - On to Scottsdale!
The Spring 2007 Meeting of the ICC is now history.  We had a very large crowd, with records set for several attendance categories.  We hope everyone will start making plans to come this fall in Scottsdale!
May 4, 2007 - Subcommittee A
Please note there was a mistake in the posting of the Sub A schedule.  Subcommittee business will only last from 10:15-10:20, not 10:40 as previously posted.  The first presentation will begin promptly at 10:20, so make sure not to miss it!
May 2, 2007 - Patent Slides for WG Meetings
IEEE updated the patent slides that are required to be shown at all working group meetings as of yesterday, May 1st.  WG Chairmen, please make sure you have the latest version by downloading either the Powerpoint or pdf versions.
May 1, 2007 - Spring 2007 FINAL Agenda
The Final agenda for our Spring 2007 meeting has been posted to the website here.
April 26, 2007 - WG B1D, Revision of IEEE 48
WG B1D Chairman Jim Braun has posted a draft for discussion during their upcoming meeting to the download section of the website.  Please print a copy for yourself to bring to the meeting.
April 25, 2007 - Joint Panel Session, Subcommittees A and B on Cable Failure Analysis
Subcommittees A & B will be hosting a special panel session on Cable Failure Analysis, Tuesday May 8, from 2:00 - 5:30 PM.  Details on this session have been posted.
April 25, 2007 - Transnational Luncheon and Subcommittee B Program
Three additional presentations have been announced for the Transnational Luncheon.  Also the program for Subcommittee A has been posted.
April 24, 2007 - Table Top Displays and Subcommittee A Program
We are going to have a great table top display are this meeting.  We have yet another table top display vendor, Kinectrics, bring us up to 9 vendors!.  Also, Subcommittee A has posted their program on the meeting schedule.
April 23, 2007 - Educational Session and Table Top Displays
A schedule including times for the presentations has been posted for the educational program on Cable Ampacity for this upcoming meeting.  Also, we have another table top display vendor, Houston Wire & Cable Company.
April 18, 2007 - Agenda, Opening Session and Table Top Displays
A more up to date, but still preliminary (and subject to lots of change) agenda has been posted.  Also, some  details about our opening session guest speaker IEEE PES President-Elect Wanda Reder has been posted to the meeting page.  And finally, we have yet another vendor for our mini expo, Sensa a Schlumberger company.  Finally, REMEMBER TO GET YOUR PRE-REGISTRATION FORMS TO THOMAS BY THIS FRIDAY APRIL 20th!
April 17, 2007 - Transnational Luncheon, E10D, D5W and Table Top Displays
Lots of things are happening to get ready for the spring meeting!  The program for the transnational luncheon is starting to take shape.  Discussion Group E10D CIGRE/IEC International Activities has posted an agenda.  Working Group D5W has posted a draft of P1185 Recommended Practices for Cable Installation at Generating Stations to the downloads section of the website.  And finally, we have yet another vendor for our mini expo, The Homac Companies.
April 13, 2007 - More Table Top Displays
Our table top display is growing!  Two additional vendors have signed up.  Stop by and see what is going on with CYME International T&D and IMCORP.
April 5, 2007 - Table Top Displays
We are excited to have three table top display vendors for our Spring 2007 meeting.  Stop by and see what is going on with The Kerite Company, G&W Electric Co., and Tyco Electronics Corporation.
April 2, 2007 - WG A17D, Guide for Selection of Semiconductive Shields
Chairman Tim Person has posted an outline for discussion at their spring meeting.  It is available under the downloads section of the website.  (Click downloads to the left)
March 30, 2007 - Spring 2007 Agenda
A preliminary agenda for the Spring 2007 meeting has been posted here.  Please note that this is agenda is preliminary and will change between now and the meeting.  Please check back for updates to this agenda.
March 27, 2007 - Spring 2007 Pre-Registration
Membership Secretary Thomas Arnold would like to remind everyone that he will be sending an acknowledgement to everyone who pre-registers.  If you send in your registration form and do not receive a confirmation, please contact Thomas ( and make sure he received your form and payment .
March 26, 2007 - Spring 2007 Registration Form
If you have had any trouble printing the registration form, try downloading an updated version here.
March 14, 2007 - Spring 2007 is coming SOON!
The Spring 2007 meeting is coming SOON!  There are less than eight weeks to go!  Chairman Jim Fitzgerald has posted the registration form.  Remember that registration forms now go to ICC Membership Secretary Thomas Arnold as noted on the form.  There is even less time to reserve your hotel room at the Rosen Center.  The cut off for our group rate of $166/night is April 5.  Details on making reservations, an invitation from Chairman Jim Fitzgerald and other information is available on the meeting page.
March 14, 2007 - Subcommittee Updates
Several committee and working group chairs have submitted updates to the website.  Subcommittee C has announced that Ted Nishioka of Arizona Public Service has agreed to take over as subcommittee vice chair now that Rachel Mosier has become ICC Vice-Chairman/Treasurer Elect.   Subcommittee D has posted updates to their presentation list for the spring meeting.  Working Group B8W has posted draft 4.1 of P1659 to the download site.  WG A7W has posted draft 9 v5 of P532 to the download site.
February 5, 2007 - Passing of Larry Kelly
Larry Kelly passed away on Friday February 2 after a long battle with cancer. Larry was an active member of the ICC committee for the last 40 years. His commitment and professionalism to our industry has been extraordinary and we will all miss his friendship. Our thoughts are with Rosemarie and their family.  Click link for published obituary.
January 30, 2007 - 2007 IEEE Fellows
Congratulations to the ICC's two newest IEEE Fellows.  Nagu Srinivas is cited for contributions to assessment of vulnerability of aged extruded dielectric power cables by direct current testing and Roland Watkins is cited for leadership in development of category system for globally classifying performance of data cable
January 30, 2007 -A11W - IEEE Guide P1142
Chairman Joe Snow has posted the latests drafts for working group A11W to the download site.
January 30, 2007 -Fall 2006 Pictures
Many thanks go out to Joe Dudas for providing us all with pictures of the fall meeting at the Tradewinds, which are now posted on our website.  Go to the Fall 2006 meeting page or click here.
January 24, 2007 - Fall 2006 Minutes
Minutes from the Fall 2006 Minutes have been posted for All Subcommittees and their associated working and discussion groups.

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