Southeastern Meter School & Conference

March 20 – 23, 2017
The Hotel at Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama  

 

 

General Information
The Southeastern Meter School and Conference will be held 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. The modules are tailored to instruct utility professionals at all levels of experience.

Vendors from all over the country will be present, displaying and demonstrating the latest in technology for the metering and electrical industry.  Take advantage of meeting one on one with the industry experts.

The conference is divided into five modules:

  • Module 100  Introductory 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 installations .Topics include polyphase applications, reactive metering, troubleshooting with phasors, and pulse metering.
  • Module 300    Hands on Meter Testing and 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 and Emerging Technology
    Module to learn about applications, trends and utilizing elements of Smart Grid, AMI and emerging technologies. Session will include AMI Products Functionality and Best Metering Practices.
  • Module 500    Meter Programming
    Module providing hands on of programming meters from the metering manufacturers. Classes to gain a better understanding of the personal computer and using it for your metering applications.

 

Both classroom and hands on experience opportunities are included. The courses are designed for participants to select topics they require or have an interest in.

Professional Development Hours
The Southeastern Distribution Apparatus School and Conference will award 18 professional development hours to participants attending the entire school.

Exhibit Hall
The Exhibit Hall will be open Monday, March 20 through Wednesday, March 22. All the suppliers you need to meet will be in one place to answer your questions and demonstrate their products.

Day Participant Program
This provides an opportunity for management (general managers, purchasing agents, operation managers, engineers, etc.) to attend one day for a reduced charge. Come on any day and attend a few classes, then enjoy an evening of hospitality in the exhibit hall.

Location
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.

Find out more about the hotel at www.auhcc.com.