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

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 14 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:

  • Using Analytics in Pole Asset Management
  • Pole Strength and Loading Basics
  • Program Funding Approaches
  • Traditional Wood Pole Inspection Programs
  • Remedial Preservative Treatments and Environmental Considerations
  • Wood Pole Standards
  • Wood Pole Life Cycle Cost Models
  • Code Pass/Fail Criteria (reject poles)
  • Inspection Technologies and Devices
  • Resiliency and System Hardening
  • Reject Pole Restoration/Repair Options
  • Upgrading Pole Capacity
  • Live Demonstrations

March 17 - 18, 2020
Peachtree City, GA (Atlanta)
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Steel Technical Seminar

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 2020
Peachtree City, GA (Atlanta)

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