Technology Committees

Electrical Applications Technology Committee Meeting

7–8 September 2022 • Hotel Indigo Savannah Historic District • Savannah, GA, USA

Tour of Virginia Transformer Corporation

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Hotel Indigo Savannah Historic District
201 W Bay St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Reserve by 10 August for AIST Room Rate of $145
For reservations, call 912.236.4440 (group block code AIS) or book online.

Hybrid Arrangements

Please note your preference to attend either in-person or virtually during the meeting registration process.  AIST technology committee members are asked to print out the latest revised meeting agenda from our website one week prior to this meeting.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

1:00 PM EDT

TOUR Site:  Virginia Transformer Corporation
2789 Highway 21 S.
Rincon, GA  31326

Thursday, September 8, 2022

8:30 AM, EDT

1.    Chair’s opening remarks – Tim Burttram
2.    Appoint minute-taker
3.    Antitrust guidelines
4.    Membership and attendance
5.    Review minutes of previous meeting 17 May • Pittsburgh, PA
6.    AIST Staff Announcements
7.    Steel Industry Fatalities

10:00 AM, EDT


Main agenda items

  • AISTech session development – Alec Glenn

    • Selection of Abstracts (Due by 15 Sept)

    • Determine session structure (Due by 28 Oct) including session titles & session chairs

    • Review Papers Chair and Session Chair instructions

  • Finalize call for papers for next year

  • Farrington Award planning – Alec Glenn

  • Technology Training conference – Kevin Bort

  • Webinars (if applicable)

  • Committee Survey report – Mo Ahmed

  • Young Professional Chair report – Sam Rawson

  • Digital Transformation Liaison report – Marc Elliott

  • Decarbonization Liaison report – Ramesh Khajjayam

  • IEEE Coordination Sub-Committee Chair – Tom Dionise




Discussion items

a. Siemens, Mr. Andy Wojcik “Growth of Common DC Bus Systems”
b. Schneider Electric, Mr. Mo Ahmed
c.  Virginia Transformer Corporation, Mr. Jeff Mason & Mr. Balakrishnan Mani VTC Engineering Department “Optimizing Transformer Specification Based on Application and Rating”

3:00 PM, EDT



Next meeting


Chair conclusion

4:00 PM, EDT