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As usual, a number of awards were given out at the Fall 2017 meeting. Special for this meeting, was the awarding of the ICC Distinguished Service Award to Bill Taylor! If you didn't get to at the Fall meeting, take a moment to congratulate Bill and all the other award recipients (listed here) next time you see or speak to them!
The Spring 2018 meeting page has been updated with two important pieces of information, to assist you in budgeting for next spring's meeting in Tucson, Arizona. A link has been added to a spreadsheet of the registration costs for the Spring meeting, and the ICC contract rate for the J.W. Marriot has been posted.
ICC Photographer Tom Champion has done a great job for us over the last few years taking pictures at each meeting, and we have implemented a new way to share them. The ICC now has an Instagram account, @insulatedconductors. Pictures are in the process of being posted to that account, and will also be available in a gallery on the Fall 2017 meeting page of our new "beta" website. Feel free to take a look around what will soon be our new website.
Don't forget to use the Guidebook app for up to date agenda's including working and discussion group's like WG B09 Guide for the Evaluation of Solvents Used for Cleaning Electrical Cables and Accessories and DG C37 on Submarine Cables. Guidebook is available in most smartphone "app stores". Details are available on the Fall 2017 Meeting page.
The third draft agenda has been posted for the Fall 2017 meeting.
The Margaritaville Beach Resort has sold out for our
meeting time. Details on an overflow rate at the Hollywood Beach Marriott
are available on the Fall meeting page.
Congratulations to Working Group C25W on the successful approval of a new revision of IEEE Standard 442-2017 "IEEE Guide for Thermal Resistivity Measurements of Soils and Backfill Materials" which was formally approved by the SA Board on September 28th!
All table tops are now sold out, and the hotel has no additional room currently to accommodate more table top displays.
Registration for the
Fall 2017 meeting is
now open at www.pesicc.org.
Registration will close on Friday, October 20th.
Also on the Fall 2017 meeting page a letter of invitation has been posted under the registration section. This letter can be filled out to assist with approval and travel document purposes.
The Fall 2017
ICC Newsletter has been
posted here. Please take a moment to first read some of the various
articles about what is going on in the ICC, and then share it with a colleague
who might be interested in what is going on in the ICC!
Subcommittee F has also posted their initial slate of presentations for the Fall 2017 meeting here.
As all of you are aware, Florida has suffered significant devastation after being hit by hurricane Irma. Our thoughts, prayers and hopes for a fast recovery go out to all of Florida. Our upcoming meeting is scheduled to be held in Hollywood, Florida. The hotel has informed us that they fortunately only suffered landscape damage and expect to be fully operational by the end of this week. Based on this update our upcoming meeting will take place as scheduled at the Margaritaville Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida.
The second draft agenda has been posted for the Fall 2017 meeting. Please keep in mind this still is an early draft, and will change before the meeting.
The first draft agenda has been posted for the Fall 2017 meeting. Please keep in mind this is an early draft, and will change before the meeting. A spreadsheet to help calculate the costs of registration has been posted here for those who need to calculate this before registration opens on September 25th.
A tour of the 16th century Italian Renaissance-styled Villa Vizcaya Museum and Gardens has been planed as part of the Spouses program. More details can be found on the Fall meeting page. Note that pre-registration will be required for this, as there is a limit of 25 spaces for the tour that will include lunch on Monday.
It is with sadness that we share news of the passing of Bill Thue, who died peacefully at his home in London on July 12th. Bill was 93. A private funeral is planned for August 9, and a Memorial Service is planned for April 28, 2018 in London. Bill was a past Chair of ICC, an IEEE Fellow, and the recipient of the ICC Distinguished Service Award in 1985.
The Spring 2017 meeting included a large awards to our members. Thanks were extended to a number of officers of both Subcommittees and Working/Discussion Groups who were ending their terms of service. If you missed the opening session, see who we thanked and honored this spring here.
The Networking Luncheon has posted abstracts of presentations to be made here. (Registration Required!) Also Discussion Group C37 on Submarine cables has posted abstracts of presentations they will be having here.
An update to the
final agenda has been
posted here. (Changes
are to a few Sub A WG/DG's.)
This year we have on of the largest "Mini-Expo" groups to date! Find who will be sharing their latest products and services here.
We have set up additional rooms with The Dana Hotel on Mission Bay. Go to the Spring 2017 meeting page for more details.
Finally, Standards Chair John Merando has posted an updated status spreadsheet on the various Standards maintained by ICC. Congratulations to WG B17W and D18W on getting their standards approved at the December SA Board meeting! There is still work to be done. There are 29 documents that require action in the very near future or they will be withdrawn. Come to ICC, and help us continue to set the standards for our industry!
Subcommittee A has posted their agenda of presentations here.
The final agenda for the Spring 2017 meeting in San Diego has been posted here! Any last minute changes to the agenda will be posted at registration.
Subcommittees D & F have posted their agenda of presentations here.
The third draft agenda for the Spring 2017 meeting in San Diego has been posted here. Also, Subcommittee C has posted their agenda of presentations here.
The second draft agenda for the Spring 2017 meeting in San Diego has been posted here! Please keep checking back for changes as we get closer to the meeting.
Curious about what's going on at the ICC? Know someone who is? The Spring 2017 Newsletter was published today, and is linked here. Please share the newsletter with anyone who might be interested in the activities of the ICC.
The first agenda for the Spring 2017 meeting in San Diego has been posted here! This is the first draft of the agenda, so please keep checking back for changes as we get closer to the meeting.
Online Registration for the Spring 2017 meeting in San Diego will open on Monday, April 3rd, and close at 5:00 PM Eastern Time on Friday April 28th. Hotel reservations can be made now. Details can be found in the e-mail sent to all previous attendees by the Chair or on the Spring 2017 Meeting Page Here.
It is with sadness that we announce the death of Doug
DePriest, Vice Chair of Subcommittee D, last night, January 22, 2017. A
memorial gathering is planned from 1pm until 3pm on Friday, January 27, 2017 at
the First Centenary United Methodist Church, located at 419 McCallie Ave,
Chattanooga, TN, 37402.
His obituary can be found here.
A number of awards and certificates of appreciation were given out or announced at the Fall 2016 meeting, including IEEE-SA Standards Medallion recipient Tim Wall and Sudhakar Cherukupalli. A listing of all honoree's can be found here.
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