EIAA Technical Conference Coming February 11-12

The Electrical Inspectors Association of Alberta (EIAA) is hosting a 2-day technical conference on February 11 – 12, 2022, providing Electrical SCOs with education and networking opportunities.

This conference is a planned hybrid in-person/virtual event, with in-person attendance taking place in Edmonton at the Chateau Louis Hotel and Conference Centre. Registrants can choose whether to attend in-person or online. Further details will be communicated closer to the conference date.

Registration fees are included on the registration form. Attendees can self-report credits for SCO continuing education: 5 credits for each full day of attendance, or 3 credits for a half-day on Saturday.

Please note that this event is offered by an independent organization. Questions should be directed to Larry Cantelo, the Electrical Inspectors Association of Alberta, lcantelo@shaw.ca.

Technical Session Information

There will be two morning sessions and two afternoon sessions on February 12. Attendees have the option to register for the sessions only and can choose between half-day and full-day options. More information about each session can be found below.

Session One: Section 24 of the CE Code and Z32

Presenter: Ark Tsisserev
This session will cover the role of codes and standards in electrical design, installation, and inspection of patient care areas of health care facilities.

Session Two: Product Certification and Counterfeiting

Presenter: Andrew Pottier, Underwriters Laboratories
This session will assist SCOs in recognizing the UL mark and understanding the current state of counterfeiting nationally and internationally.

Session Three: Electric Vehicles and Demand Factors

Presenters: Ark Tsisserev and Larry Cantelo
This session will provide an overview of the three types of electric vehicles and factors for consideration in design, installation, and maintenance, including EVSE circuit requirements and demand requirements for EVSE feeders.

Session Four: Area Classifications

Presenter: Allan Bozek, EngWorks
The seminar will review a variety of situations where a hazardous area classification is required before an electrical inspection can be done.

Register Now via EIAA.ca.