We are pleased to announce that the September NASPI Work Group meeting, vendor show, and poster session will be held in Springfield, Massachusetts, on September 26-27, 2017. On the afternoon of September 27, NASPI there will be a technical workshop on power system oscillations in conjunction with the NERC Synchronized Measurement Subcommittee (SMS) and IEEE Power & Energy Society. The NERC SMS will hold its meeting in Springfield, MA on September 28, 2017.
The NASPI Work Group meeting will feature invited user success stories. Join us to learn about synchrophasor implementation challenges, solutions, accomplishments and lessons learned. We also look forward to a keynote address from Gordon van Welie, President and Chief Executive Officer of ISO New England, Inc.
We encourage students who wish to present a technical poster to send an outline describing the poster topic, title, presenter, presenter’s affiliation, and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 31, 2017. The poster session will be held the evening of September 26, 2017.
NASPI registration is now open! The early bird registration fee (before September 12, 2017) will be $350 for regular attendees and $75 for students. On September 12 registration will increase to $450 and $100 respectively.
Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel
One Monarch Place
Springfield, MA USA
The Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel is providing a limited number of rooms at the federal government per diem rate of $110/night, the rooms at the per diem rate can only be secured by calling the hotel at 413-781-1010 or 1-800-426-9004 and asking for the North American Synchrophasor Initiative Work Group Government Per Diem Room Block. The remaining rooms in the block will be at the group rate of $169/night. Make reservations now! These rates will be available until Monday, August 28, 2017 and are applicable for the nights of September 24-28, 2017.
Partnership Opportunities (a.k.a. Vendors)
Partnership registration is now open! We have created an easy to understand NASPI Partnership Opportunity document outlining the benefits of becoming a partner not only at the Springfield meeting but all future meetings. Several exciting levels of support are available to meet your needs. For example, if you have an event that you would like advertised during the slide rotation at the Work Group meeting this document describes the options available to you. Perhaps you have a new piece of hardware or software to showcase, you no longer have to wait for a "Vendor Show" sign up for a table now! Purchase the partnership level that meets your needs for each NASPI meeting. Please read through the document and become familiar with the various support levels and should you have questions send an email to email@example.com. If you plan on securing a table at the meeting drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will communicate with you shipping details and other pertinent information for the vendor show. Deadline for partnerships are due September 12, 2017.
If you require a visa letter to travel to the United States, please let us know as soon as possible by emailing NASPI at email@example.com. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.