TRANSFORMERS COMMITTEE

Fall 2006 Meeting

October 22 - 26, 2006

"Montréal: The city with joie de vivre"

Hosted by: Thang & Tuyet Le Hochanh and Hydro-Québec IREQ

  • Meeting Flyers:

Saturday Tour of Old Quebec: 

  • The many historic sites let UNESCO to name Québec City a world heritage site in 1985.  The capital of Québec , it is the only fortified city left in North America. (Fee for transportation and lunch ) 

Companion Tours: 

  • Montreal, the City with Euro-American Ambiance: Enjoy a day of cultural discovery as you explore Montreal’s historic streets with an experienced Montreal tour guide.  The morning will begin in Old Montreal, Lunch at Les Rôtisseries St-Hubert restaurant, and an afternoon in the fresh air at the Montreal Botanical Garden. 

  • Day-trip through the Montérégie Countryside: Explore the Montérégie -- a wonderful region where you can delight in the scenic fall foliage and if lucky a glimpse of the "vagabond birds."  First stop on the tour will be a guided tour of the Droulers/ Tsiionhiakwatha Archaeological Site, a  reconstructed Iroquois village, next stop the L’Hermine Sugar Shack to learn the history of maple syrup and a gourmet French- Canadian meal, and finally off to the Saint-Antoine Abbé Micro-Brewery.  

Tuesday Luncheon - Guest Speaker on Joseph-Armand Bombardier "The man, the genius, the legend"  

Wednesday Evening Social -  "It's in our Nature!"  Biodôme de Montréal: 

Technical Tours:

  • Sunday, October 22nd - Hydro Québec IREQ

  • Monday, October 23rd - Bell Helicopter manufacturing plant

  • Monday, October 23rd - ECI Tour:

  • Tuesday, October 24th - ABB Inc.

  • Thursday, October 26th AREVA High Voltage Switchgear Factory

  • Thursday, October 26th - EHV-Weidmann  Insulation Factory, St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

  • Meeting Schedule:   

  • Thursday Agenda:

  • Attendee List (sorted by Company):  posted 04/03/2006

  • Attendee List (sorted by Last Name):  posted 04/03/2006

  • Presentations

    • "Water-in-Paper Activity -- a New Concept for Moisture Assessment in Transformers

    • "Dissolved Gas Analysis (DGA) In Transformer Oil - Methods, Trending, & Assessment"  

    • Newcomer's Presentation

  • Photos

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