Northwest Electric Meter School – Track D Agenda

Monday, August 22, 2022

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Registration for Optional Metering Math Class Students
Track A students and anyone who signed up for the Optional Math Class will check in for the school.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
General Registration
Registration opens for all students.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Metering Math – Optional
Whether you are new to the school or a returning student, you are invited to join this optional class to review and refresh the math skills necessary for success at meter school.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Keynote Presentation

1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
AC Efficiency

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Net Metering – Distributed Generation + Bi-Directional Metering

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Advanced Metering Infrastructure Overview and Systems

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Analog Outputs (0-1,A. 4-20,A)

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Advanced Metering SCADA Applications

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Vendor Display
Overview of various AMI system architecture on a high level. This will include cellular, power line and RF based solutions.

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Lunch

12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Advanced Metering Data Management

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Roundtable: Introduction to AMI

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Circuit Imbalances

4:45 PM – 6:00 PM
Cookout
Come enjoy food, beverages, networking and the opportunty for door prizes.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Power Quality Essentials

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Power Quality Demonstration/Lab

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Advanced Metering  – TLC,  PT/CT Correction

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Lunch

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Basic Principles of Software Deployment Efficiency

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Totalization

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Meter Data Communications Techniques and Data Collection

Thursday, August 25, 2022

8:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Communications Demonstration

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Harmonics Demonstration

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Grounding and Bonding of Meters
A presentation of single point grounding of separately derived systems and the problems caused by multiple ground connection points particularly related to transformer metering.

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
Accuracy & Traceability of Reference Standards

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Safety Presentation
Presentation on safety topics working with electricity on electrical apparatus. Open forum, where a consensus of ideas are discussed on improving better working methods and habits to work more safely.

Friday, August 26, 2022

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Roundtable Discussion

9:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Discussion/Examination/Evaluation