Highlights from ESW 2023 in Reno, NV
The IEEE Industrial Applications Society (IAS) Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW) took place in Reno, Nevada, from March 13-17, 2023. It was an exciting event for the 522 attendees who participated in the educational sessions, including tutorials, technical papers, standards development, a student program, Electrical Safety Products and Services Expo, and guest activities.
Of the 522 attendees, 229 attended the event for the first time, indicating that the workshop continues to attract a new audience interested in electrical safety. The event included 31 papers presented over several days covering a wide range of topics related to electrical safety. Additionally, eight tutorials attracted 387 attendees interested in learning more about specific aspects of electrical safety. These attendees also gained continuing education credits.
The IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop also included five awards that recognized exceptional contributions to the field of electrical safety.
- William C. Jordan Award: Stephen F. Wilson
- Outstanding Service Award: Eva Clark
- Excellence in Prevention through Design Award: Albert Marroquin
- Technical Achievement Award: Lloyd Gordon
- Young Professional Achievement Award: Zhenyuan Zhang
These awards are an essential part of the event, as they highlight the achievements of individuals and organizations making a significant impact in the field.
The Electrical Safety Products and Services Expo was another event highlight, featuring 57 exhibit booths showcasing the latest electrical safety products and services. Attendees had the opportunity to engage with manufacturers and suppliers, learn about new products and services, and network with industry professionals.
Overall, the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop is a valuable event for anyone interested in electrical safety. With its comprehensive educational sessions, tutorials, and expo, the event provides a platform for professionals to learn, network, and engage with industry leaders. Next year’s workshop will take place in Tucson, AZ, at the El Conquistador Hotel from March 4-8, 2024.
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