Event Calendar

Thursday, April 29, 2021

2021 Electric Operations Expo

Start Date: 4/29/2021 8:30 AM CDT
End Date: 4/29/2021 2:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Sauk County Fairgrounds

700 Washington Ave
Baraboo, WI  United States  53913

Organization Name: Wisconsin REC Superintendent's Association

Wendy Fassbind
Email: wendy@weca.coop
Phone: (608) 467-4589

Conference Fee: $125/person (Includes program, all breaks, and lunch)
Graduate Fee: $50/person (Includes program, all breaks, and lunch)


Make Check Payable to:
WECA Line Superintendent’s Association
222 West Washington Avenue, Suite 680
Madison, WI 53703-2719
Email: wendy@weca.coop

Event Schedule  >  Click HERE for printable one-page summary
  7:30 a.m.     Registration Opens (Continental breakfast available)
  8:30 a.m.   Event Opening
  8:30 a.m.   Exhibitor Trade Show and Demonstrations
  9 a.m.   Vendor Demonstrations
  10:30 a.m.    Breakout Presentations – First Session
  11:15 a.m.   Breakout Presentations – Second Session
  Noon   Networking Lunch
  12:45 p.m.   Keynote Presentation
  1:30 p.m.   Recognition Awards / Prize Giveaways
  2 p.m.   Event Closing
Breakout Session Learning Topics
>  Click HERE for additional details about the breakout sessions
  • Enhancing Revenue with Smart Grid Metering
  • Electric Vehicles and the Power Grid
  • Trends and Opportunities for Electric System Planning
  • Pole Testing and Maintenance
  • Hazards of Generation Backfeed
  • Working Safely Around 5G Wireless Facilities
Keynote Presentation
Mark Tauscher
Former Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers offensive lineman

11-year professional football player discusses trust, teamwork, and resiliency…and takes time for your questions.
The health and safety of Expo attendees is a priority, so masks will be required, and individuals will be asked to stay six feet apart. Events will take place mostly outdoors or under open-air tents and pavilions; some sessions are planned for indoors. The Expo will be held rain or shine.

The Staybridge Suites Wisconsin Dells is the official hotel for the Electric Operations Expo. (The hotel is approximately a 20-minute drive from the site of the Expo--Sauk County Fairgrounds)

Address: 1345 Great Wolf Drive, Lake Delton, Wis.
Phone: (608) 253-1700
Website: ihg.com

Group rate: $85.00 plus taxes
> Check-in: 4 p.m.  |  Check-out: 11 a.m.
> Early arrivals and late departures are eligible for discounted rates on those dates
> Complimentary self-parking?
> Reservation must be canceled three (3) days prior to stay to avoid charge

Reservations:  (608) 253-1700 or 1-800-238-3000  |  Attendee Group Code: MEU
> Online reservation link here (begin by entering arrival/depature dates)
> Room availability and rates are subject to change after March 31

The Wisconsin Utility Suppliers Association plans to host an informal “Welcome Reception” on Wednesday evening, April 28, for WUSA members and Expo attendees who are staying over the night before the event. Please contact Mallory Conradt at (608) 469-6009 for details.

Associate Membership

Associate membership in the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association provides a continuing opportunity for providers of goods, services, materials, and equipment to build and maintain networking contacts with Wisconsin's electric co-ops and others with interests and needs related to all aspects of the electric power industry.

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