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The World’s Premier Training Experience on the Most Critical Aspects of Large Power Transformers

With an agenda placing emphasis on practical, real-world concerns, this is your opportunity to get answers from top transformer experts to your pressing work questions.

Are you in a new role with expanded transformer life-cycle management responsibilities? Interested in a refresher course on transformer design & manufacturing, factory acceptance testing, field testing and the latest technologies? Looking for strategies to optimize transformer repair, refurbish and replacement while balancing asset health, economic risk,  grid reliability, and transformer relay protection? You work with transformers every day, but do you know everything you need to know about transformers?

Over 8,000 global delegates over the past 15 years have benefited from Doble’s Life of a Transformer Seminar. See why so many people say this seminar is a critical training opportunity for every transformer engineer and new electrical power engineer. Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that meet IACET standards. New this year: Different training options to best fit your needs.

“I looked to learn more about differential protection,
as well as maintenance, tests and asset assessment.
The sessions were very educational, connected theory with practical"

—2017 Life of a Transformer attendee

Host Utility Company

“LOAT was very informative, well presented
and covered useful, practical topics!
Very valuable training.”

—2017 Life of a Transformer attendee

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"I wish I could have attended several years ago!”

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 Read the Agenda

Learning Objectives

Get empowered with Doble

  • Recognize transformer design and manufacturing
  • Write transformer specifications
  • Interpret factory testing and field testing data
  • Employ transformer maintenance best practices
  • Integrate intelligent condition monitoring technologies
  • Develop repair, refurbish & replacement strategies
  • Demonstrate ways to improve safety and grid reliability
  • Learn transformer relay application, settings and testing
  • Diagnose relay misoperations

Register-TodayTraining to fit your needs:

Experience the Life of a Transformer Seminar that best suits your needs with even more options.

♦ Transformer Professional Program
Monday, February 19 – Thursday, February 22, 2018

Full Life of a Transformer Seminar training from design components to testing and end of life plus everything in between.

♦ Transformer Relay Protection Program 

Monday, February 19 – Thursday, February 22, 2018

Designed especially for protection engineers and testing personnel, this program will offer over 20 hours of transformer relay protection – Application, Settings, Testing and diagnosing mis-operations.

♦ Transformer Maintenance Program 

Wednesday, February 21 – Friday, February 23, 2018

Geared toward maintenance professionals who work hands-on with transformer maintenance and want to focus on the maintenance portion of the Seminar.

♦ Add: One-Day Laboratory Seminar 

Friday, February 23, 2018

Complete your training experience with adding on the Friday one day Lab Seminar. Read More.

*All options include breakfast and lunch for all participating days and all seminar materials.

Hear from industry experts from SPX, ABB, Delta Star,Siemens, Doble Engineering Company and more.

Who Should Attend:

  • Transmission and Distribution Utilities employees including:
    • Transformer Specialists
    • Maintenance Strategists
    • Asset Managers
    • Reliability Specialists
    • Substation O&M Managers
  • Generating & Industrial Plants employees including:
    • Electric Plant Engineers
    • Corporate/Plant Generator/Motor Specialists
    • Corporate/Plant Transformer/ Switchyard Specialists
  • Transformer and Component Manufacturers
  • Insurers
  • Regulatory Organizations
  • Protection Engineers

Register Today

Experience the Life of a Transformer Seminar that best suits your needs with even more options.

  • Four day programs include the Transformer Professional Program & Transformer Protection Program
    • Monday, February 19 – Thursday, Feb 22, 2018
    • Attend for $1,745 USD per person
  • Add-On: Optional One-Day Laboratory Seminar
    • Attend the Friday one-day lab seminar for $475
  • Three day Transformer Maintenance Program
    • Wednesday, February 21 – Friday, February 23, 2018
    • Attend for $1,545 USD per person


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