Osmose University

Leveraging 80 Years of Structural Expertise to Educate the Next Generation of Utility Personnel

 

Upcoming Events

Wood Pole Technical Seminar

Two days of instruction presented by six industry experts with 150 years of combined experience, including Nelson Bingel, NESC Strength & Loading Subcommittee Chairman and ASC 05 Chairman (ANSI 05 Standards).  This seminar is complimentary for Osmose customers and includes 10 hours of instruction (eligible for IEEE PDH credit), two dinner receptions, breakfast, lunch, and transportation from the host hotel to the Osmose campus.

Topic Areas Include:

  • National Pole Plant Data Overview
  • Wood Pole Standards
  • Pole Strength & Loading Basics
  • Wood Pole Lifecycle Cost Models
  • Traditional Wood Pole Inspection Programs
  • Code Pass/Fail Criteria (reject poles)
  • Additional Inspection Technologies & Devices
  • Remedial Preservative Treatments
  • Inspection Program Financial Analysis
  • Reject Pole Restoration/Repair Options
  • Upgrading Pole Capacity
  • Live Demonstrations

March 20-22, 2017
Peachtree City, GA (Atlanta)
Registration for this event is now closed as the event has reached capacity.  To join the wait list, please email [email protected].  

Steel Technical Seminar

Five industry experts provide two days of instruction, including an overview of new NACE and IEEE guidelines for the maintenance of steel transmission structures.  This seminar is complimentary for Osmose customers and includes 10 hours of instruction (eligible for IEEE PDH credit), two dinner receptions, breakfast, lunch, and transportation from the host hotel to the Osmose campus.

Topic Areas Include:

  • Science of Corrosion
  • Steel Asset Inspection Best Practices
  • NACE/IEEE Standards for: Below-Grade Inspection Practices (NACE SP-0415 / IEEE 1895), Below-Grade Corrosion Control (NACE 0215 / IEEE 1839)
  • NDE Inspection Technologies
  • Cathodic Protection
  • Asset Foundation Restoration
  • Cost Benefits of Asset Restoration
  • Data Analysis & Risk-Based Planning

October 16-18, 2017
Peachtree City, GA (Atlanta)
Register here - spaces will fill quickly!