Minnesota Power Systems Conference

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  • Date: November 7−9, 2017
  • Cost: $375 until Oct 18, and $425 after that date
  • CEUs: 1.5 
  • Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre
  • For:  Electric utility engineers and consultants

Stay abreast of today's power system technology in this three-day conference that emphasizes the unique challenges faced by electric utilities in the Midwest. Concurrent sessions include substations, utility industry futures, delivery systems, project management, relaying, distribution automation/communications, safety and security, metering, power generation and tutorials.

Sponsored by 

College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota 

In cooperation with 

IEEE, Power and Energy Society, Twin Cities Chapter.


The conference fee is $375 if received by October 17 and $425 if received after that date. The conference fee includes all sessions, continental breakfasts, luncheons, refreshments breaks, and the exhibitor reception. Cancellations made by October 30 will receive a refund minus $30. Cancellations after this date are not eligible for a refund.

Online Registration

Use the online registration when registering yourself and/or multiple people and paying with a credit card. After registering online you will receive “Registration Confirmation” and “Receipt” emails from cceconf4@umn.edu (check your Spam folder if you don’t see these in your Inbox). 

Paper Registration

Use the paper registration form if you need to have the registration fee billed to your organization.

Registration Questions?  

612-625-2900 | ccereg@umn.edu

Location & Accommodations


The conference will be held at the Saint Paul RiverCentre, 175 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, Minnesota. Parking is available for a fee in the RiverCentre parking ramp, which is located on Kellogg Boulevard across the street from RiverCentre. 


We've arranged special rates at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront, $165/night − call 651-292-1900.

To receive the special rate, be sure to let the hotel staff know you're a Minnesota Power Systems Conference participant when reserving your room.

The deadline to receive the special rate is October 20.

Continuing Education Units

Participants who attend the entire conference will receive 1.5 University of Minnesota, College of Continuing Education CEUs. Participants who attend only Tuesday and Wednesday will receive 1.2 CEUs. One CEU is defined as 10 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience. A CEU certificate will be sent to each participant after the conference. A permanent record of CEUs earned will be maintained by the University of Minnesota Office of Admissions and Record Transcript Unit.

Contact Us

Program Information: Marie Villano

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