Wood Pole Techical Seminar

Join fellow utility professionals for two days (10 hours) 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).  

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 2020 · Peachtree City, Georgia


Cost: This wood seminar is complimentary for Osmose customers and includes two dinner receptions, breakfast, lunch, and transportation from the host hotel to the Osmose campus.

Do you want to repeat a seminar? If you would like to re-attend a seminar, please understand the content from year-to-year is similar and ideal for first-time attendees. Any returning attendees will be initially put on a waitlist so we can accommodate any first-time attendees. To be added to the waitlist, please email Sandi Suda at ssuda@osmose.com.

Space is limited and this event will fill to capacity quickly.  To register, complete and submit the form below.  As the date approaches, you will receive more detailed information about the event and accommodations.

Osmose University Wood 2019 Flyer