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Technical Program

2017 North American Power Symposium - West Virginia University, September 17-19

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  • Full conference program with dates, times and locations of all meetings and sessions
  • Keynote speaker bios
  • Maps of all sessions and vendor exhibits
  • Maps of the city
  • NAPS sponsors details

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Sunday, September 17

7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. Continental Breakfast MEC - Exhibit Hall B

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. NAPS Registration - Marriott Foyer A-C

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Tutorials - Salon ABC, Salon D, Salon E

11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. AES Laurel Mountain Wind Farm Tour

12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Longview Power Plant Tour, WVU Campus and Coopers Rock State Forest Tour -  Buses leave from main exterior entrance.

4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Evening Program - WVU Evansdale Campus Advanced Engineering Research Building -  Buses leave from main exterior entrance for WVU Campus evening program.

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. NAPS Registration - AERB Foyer

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. IEEE PES PEEC Subcommittee Meeting - AERB 135

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NAPS Steering Committee Meeting - AERB 135 Program

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. NAPS Reception - AERB Foyer, AERB 120

Monday September 18

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. NAPS Registration - Marriott Foyer A-C Vendor Exhibits Marriott Foyer F-H

7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. Continental Breakfast - MEC Exhibit Hall B

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening  - MEC Exhibit Hall A

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Plenary Session: Invited Keynote Speakers - MEC Exhibit Hall A

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Networking Break/Coffee Break - Foyer F-H

10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Technical Paper Session 1 - Salon A-H, Wharf AB, Waterfront

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch and Young Professional Panel - MEC Exhibit Hall A

1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Technical Paper Session 2-  Salon A-H, Wharf AB, Waterfront

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Networking Break/Coffee Break - Foyer F-H

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Technical Paper Session 3 - Salon A-H, Wharf AB, Waterfront

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Banquet Reception -  Buses leave from main exterior entrance at 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday September 19

7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. NAPS Registration - Marriott Foyer A-C Vendor Exhibits Marriott Foyer F-H

7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. Continental Breakfast - MEC Exhibit Hall B

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Plenary Session: Invited Speakers - MEC Exhibit Hall A

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Networking Break/Coffee Break - Foyer F-H

9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Technical Paper Session 4 - Salon A-H, Wharf, Waterfront

Noon – 2:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony and Student Award Luncheon - MEC Exhibit Hall A