EBMag had a great time catching up with familiar faces at Ontario Electrical League’s (OEL’s) annual general meeting earlier this month, hosted by the Kent Country Chapter. The Thursday night Awards Dinner marked an emotional goodbye to Sheila Sage, OEL operations manager, as she nears retirement. See how many board members lined the stage to share a few words!
EBMag was pleased to attend the Ontario Energy Network (OEN)’s annual Spring Networking Event at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ont. What a great way to catch up with old friends and unwind after a long week at the office! (Photos A. Dalton.)
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) held its annual general meeting in Mississauga, Ont., and EBMag was there as EFC presented its 2013 Industry Recognition Award (IRA) to Douglas Baldwin, a veteran of Canada’s electrical market. Also announced were the new board of directors and Kevin Mallory, vice president and general manager of Hubbell Canada LP, as chair for the 2013-2014 term.
A packed room of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) Electrical Council members came to hear Electrical Safety Authority’s (ESA) Ted Olechna (director of codes & standards and chief engineer) speak about: inrush current in relation to fluorescent ballast replacement; PV installations (bipolar inverters/voltage rating, colour-coding DC conductors, AFCI requirements); Rule 4-006 and “Conductor Termination Temperature” on equipment; and changes to voltage drop rules.
Part of EBMag’s mission is to help you and your crew get to and from work with the right work truck, which is why we regularly attend NTEA’s Work Truck Show. Here is where the OEMs—and related third-party suppliers and upfitters—come with the latest Class 3-8 vocational vehicle and related equipment offerings.
EBMag was pleased to once again attend the Super Bowl of electrical safety: the IEEE Industry Applications Society’s (IAS) Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW). This Gallery, Part 2 of 2, contains photos from the conference and hospitality suites portions of the event. Meantime, mark your calendars now for the 2014 ESW, being held February 4-7 in San Diego, Calif.
EBMag was pleased to once again attend the Super Bowl of electrical safety: the IEEE Industry Applications Society’s (IAS) Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW). This Gallery, Part 1 of 2, contains photos from the tradeshow portion of the event. Meantime, mark your calendars now for the 2014 ESW, being held February 4-7 in San Diego, Calif. (Photos A. Capkun)
January 21, 2013 - EBMag was pleased to attend its very first EDIST conference—and what a fantastic time we had chatting with Ontario’s local electricity distributors (LDCs) and the various electrical businesses tailored to the utility industry. Discussions revolved around the effects of Ontario LDC amalgamation...
January 19, 2013 - The Ontario Chapter of the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) held its annual general meeting and tradeshow this weekend in Toronto, and EBMag was there to take in some of the action on the tradeshow. Don’t forget: EASA’s annual convention is this summer in Las Vegas!
Electro-Federation Canada hosts several Christmas Receptions across Canada this time of year, and we were fortunate to check out both the Montreal and Toronto stops. (Meantime, the reception visits Edmonton on December 7 (hosted with Alberta Electrical League [AEL]) and Halifax on December 11. Here are a few shots from the Toronto event. (Photos A. Dalton) The EBMag team feels truly blessed to be a part of this wonderful industry. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
EBMag is at the Canadian Solar Industry Association’s (CanSIA) Solar Canada 2012 Conference & Exhibition, and what a spectacular event! It’s the association’s 20th anniversary, after all! It is truly is the preeminent venue for anyone serious about solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) technologies, business opportunities and legalities.
NEMRA Annual Conference 2018
January 31-3, 2018
Electrical Inspectors Assoc. of Alberta 2018 annual conference
February 2-3, 2018
NAILD Innovation Conference 2018
February 13-16, 2018