Osmose University

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


Each year, Osmose offers two non-commercial seminars designed to educate utility personnel – one for wood and one for steel.  These seminars are offered at no charge to Osmose customers, but seating is limited so we encourage customers to register quickly as these seminars do reach capacity well in advance.
 

Wood Pole Technical Seminar 2019

Join fellow utility professionals for two days of instruction presented by eight industry experts with over 180 years of combined experience, including Nelson Bingel, NESC Chairman and ASC O5 Chairman (ANSI O5 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.

Who Should Attend?

  • Utility T&D Engineers
  • Program Managers
  • Asset Managers
  • Operations Supervisor

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 18-20, 2019
Peachtree City, GA (Atlanta)
Register here – available spaces will fill quickly so register today to secure your spot.
 

Steel Technical Seminar 2019

Five industry experts provide two days of instruction, including an overview of best practices for corrosion prevention and restoration 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.

Who Should Attend?

  • Utility T&D Engineers
  • Program Managers
  • Asset Managers
  • Operations Supervisor

Topic Areas Include:

  • Science of corrosion
  • Steel asset inspection program best practices
  • NACE/IEEE standards for below-grade inspection practices
  • Corrosion prevention
  • Asset foundation restoration
  • Cost benefits of asset restoration
  • NDE inspection technologies
  • Data analysis and risk-based planning

May 13-15, 2019
Peachtree City, GA (Atlanta)
Register here – available spaces will fill quickly so register today to secure your spot.