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IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition in Dallas, May 2-5, 2016.



Advanced Training and User Group Meeting, June 2-4 2015, Madison, WI

Madison 2015 ATUG Photo
Thanks to all for the best attended (364 people from 27 countries) and most successful meeting yet! Handouts will soon be available for download.


CIGRE 2014 Power Systems Event August 25-29, 2014 at the Palais de Congres de Paris, France.



IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition in Chicago, April 14-17, 2014.



Advanced Training and User Group Meeting, July 16-18 2013, Madison, WI

Madison 2013 ATUG Photo
Thanks to all for the best attended (~320 people) and successful meeting yet! Handouts are now available for download.


Advanced Training and User Group Meeting, July 19-21 2011, Madison, WI

Madison 2011 ATUG Photo
Thanks to all for the best attended (~200 people) and successful meeting yet! Handouts are available for download.


2010 IEEE/PES Transmission & Distribution Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, April 20-22, 2010



2009 Electrical Transmission and Substation Structures Conference in Forth Worth, TX, Nov 8-12, 2009.

The booth in the ASCE 2009 exhibit hall


Advanced Training and User Group Meeting, July 14-16 2009, Madison, WI

Madison 2009 ATUG Photo
All of the handouts as well as some other material is available for download.


San Diego User's Group Meeting, April 16-18, 2007

San Diego 2007 UGM Photo
More than 150 engineers attended making this the largest user group meeting yet.


CIGRE, Paris, August 2006


Steven makes final preparations for the crowds in Paris.


Australia User's Group Meeting, August 15-16, 2006 in Melbourne


Engineers from Australia and New Zealand meet to share PLS-CADD experiences prior to the ESAA show.


2005 - 2006 IEEE/PES Transmission & Distribution Conference and Exposition, Dallas, May 21-26


Ron Carrington visits with Otto and Erik in Dallas


TOWER class, May 16-18, 2006 in Madison, WI


The first class to be held in our training facility at 610 N. Whitney Way.


Sun Valley Workshop, March, 2006 in Sun Valley, Idaho


Australia User's Group Meeting, August 19-20, 2005 in Coolangatta, Queensland


Engineers from throughout Australia gathered to discuss PLS-CADD, TOWER and PLS-POLE.


Atlanta User's Group Meeting, April 20-21, 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia


More than 130 engineers attended from three continents making this the largest user group meeting yet.


PLS-CADD training in Nantes, France, October 2004


Attendees of Marc Pedron's Nantes PLS-CADD class, from left to right: Driss ELHANNATI (ATLANTIQUE ETUDES), Yohan BRETAUD (PROJ'ELECT), Boris EGAL (SETREL), JÚrome LORNAC (BETELEC), Marc PEDRON (EDF), Serge ESQUIAGUE (SETREL), Philippe LORTAL (ATLANTIQUE ETUDES), Charles LACOUTERIE (SETREL), Henri LAFFITTE (SETREL)

CIGRE, Paris, September 2004


Alain and Steve with RTE personnel.

80th Annual EESA Conference & Trade Exhibition, Sydney, Australia, August 2004


Otto in the Dulhunty Power booth. He presented a paper on "Line Design for the 21st Century" at the conference.

T&D World Expo 2004, Indianapolis, May 25-27, 2004


Otto Lynch meets with Rick Bush (Editor, T&D World) in the PLS booth.

Pittsburgh User's Group Meeting, April 20-21, 2004 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



Sun Valley Workshop, March 5th, 2004 in Sun Valley, Idaho



TOWER class, January 13-14, 2004 in Madison, WI



Sun Valley Workshop, March 7, 2003 (Line Design 2003 Conference)


Meeting in the Sun Valley Lodge


Austin User Group, November 11-12, 2002

Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Austin
Over 70 engineers in attendance including visitors from Canada, Puerto Rico, and France.


Bob Nickerson on "Upgrading Existing Lattice Towers".


Structural Engineering Institute conference, Omaha, Nebraska, September 9-12, 2002

"Comparison of Advanced Analysis Techniques to Traditional Methods" (paper presented by Erik and Otto at the conference)


CIGRE 2002, Paris, August 2002


Alain and Steve manning the booth in Paris


Portland User Group, July 10-11, 2002


T&D World Expo 2002, Indianapolis, May 7-9, 2002


Otto manning the booth.


Sun Valley User Group, March 8, 2002


Meeting in the Elk Horn Lodge


Sun Valley User Group, March 9, 2001

Meeting in the Elk Horn Lodge
Meeting in the Elk Horn Lodge


Discussions amoung true PLS-CADD Die-Hards on how to adapt the program for ski lift design.


Atlanta User Group, November 16-17, 2000

Otto Lynch presenting how to use USGS Data in PLS-CADD
Otto Lynch leads a presentation on importing USGS information into PLS-CADD

The PLS-CADD 'A' Team
34 engineers from over 20 different companies attending the meeting at Georgia Transmission.


Jackson User Group, October 16-17, 2000

Meeting at Consumers Energy
Meeting at Consumers Energy.


CIGRE, Paris, August 2000


Alain meets with Bruno Rassineux, Transmission Towers Manager at EDF and Pierre Chaux of Alpamayo while young engineers from EDF look on


Sun Valley User Group, March 3, 2000

Meeting in the Sun Valley Inn
Meeting in the Sun Valley Inn.

Bryan Hooper Talking About Clearances Under Unbalanced Ice
BC Hydro's Bryan Hoper talking about clearances under unbalanced ice.


IEEE T&D Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, 2001


Otto manning the booth.


IEEE T&D Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, 1999


Steve and Eric manning the booth.


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