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Professional Development Hours Workshop for Engineers and Registered Architects

Scheduled seminars throughout the DC 37 Education Fund provide licensed Professional Engineers and Registered Architects the opportunity to earn Professional Development Hours for license renewal. Engineers are required to have a minimum of 36 development hours as part of the renewal process; 18 of which must be in an interactive classroom setting. These seminars are open to licensed engineers and architects only.

Spring 2022 – May/June

May and June 2022 – Seminars and Instructors’ biographies.

EE-160 Electrifying Future – Development of a New Electric Power System (Part 1)
The seminar will cover ongoing development of a resilient and more efficient electric power system comprising AC/DC devices, renewable energy sources, electric cars and power storages. We will discuss driving factors behind the change, much needed electrical grid modernization and adaptation to a new challenge, and what this means for the end-user. Various renewable energy projects will be presented including solar, wind, hydro and thermal energy sources.

Subject: EE-160 Electrifying Future – Development of a New Electric Power System (Part 1)
Time: 6:00 pm to 10pm
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Location: Webinar
Instructor: Arie Makovoz, M.S.E.E., P.E.

EE-161 Electrifying Future – Development of a New Electric Power System (Part 2)
The seminar will continue to cover ongoing development of a new electric power system started in Part 1. We will cover electrical cars development and current challenges with driving to the long distance, reliable charging and maintenance. Electrical power storage projects will be presented, focusing on different methods of energy storage, efficiency and lifetime. We will cover role of the electrical power storages in more reliable energy grid, its effect of energy prices and upgrade of an existing power infrastructure.

Subject: EE-161 Electrifying Future – Development of a New Electric Power System (Part 2)
Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Location: Webinar
Instructor: Arie Makovoz, M.S.E.E., P.E.

CE-254 Engineering Measures for Quick Disaster Recovery (Pt 1)
Millions of people and thousands of companies are affected by various disasters every year. This seminar is designed to evaluate the adequacy of preparedness and response to various natural and manmade disasters, and provide general recommendations for improvements. Participants also will be informed about world best practices in disaster preparations and effective recovery.

Subject: CE-254 Engineering Measures for Quick Disaster Recovery (Pt 1)
Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Location: Webinar
Instructor: Arie Makovoz, M.S.E.E., P.E.

CE-255 Engineering Measures for Quick Disaster Recovery (Pt 2)
This seminar is continuation of “Engineering Measures for Quick Disaster Recovery – Part 1”. It will evaluate lesson learned from several major disasters and their impact on critical business infrastructure and activities. Participants will discuss and understand reasonable and cost-effective measures to minimize customer outages and damages for various energy, water and transportation systems. The current and recommended design guidelines and standards will be also discussed.

Subject: CE-255 Engineering Measures for Quick Disaster Recovery (Pt 2)
Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Location: Webinar
Instructor: Arie Makovoz, M.S.E.E., P.E.

Arie Makovoz, M.S.E.E., P.E.
Arie Makovoz is a professional engineer with a combined bachelor’s and master’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He has 20 years of experience in electrical engineering field including high rise building and substation construction, overhead and underground high voltage power lines.

 

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