PEG Conference 2024

March 18 – 21, 2024 | Hosted by ADTRAN | Huntsville, AL

Presented by

Learn the Best Methods to Protect Critical Communications Infrastructure

Improper network design can lead to millions of dollars wasted on damaged equipment and unnecessary downtime. This makes the training of protection engineers a critical issue in helping companies in the ICT industry improve their bottom line. ATIS’ Protection Engineering Group (PEG) Conference is where the top protection engineering professionals gather to learn about the latest topics from the field’s leading experts.

Call for Papers now open – Submit by January 15, 2024

At the PEG Conference, operators, designers, and protection engineers learn how to design their networks for reliability and sustainability. Topics typically covered include proper grounding and bonding, fault managed power systems, fiber optic connectivity standards, understanding testing standards, AC/DC powering and storage technologies, emergency backup methodologies, safety for humans and equipment, developments in NEC, NESC, and other standards.

Broadening your expertise on these topics helps increase the availability of critical networks, data centers and remote edge computing to help keep our communications networks up and running at their best.

Advisory Board


John Fuller | Chair


Ernest Gallo | Vice- Chair

Director, Network Infrastructure Solutions

Jim Pelegris | Secretary

Business Development and Applications Specialist
SENKO Advanced Components

Board Members

Curtis Ashton

Director Of Training
American Power Systems

Daniel Ashton

Senior Operations Engineer
Critical Infrastructure Technical Support

Richard Chadwick

Electrical Protection Consultant

Lurch Farley

Senior Engineer Electrical Protection

David Gerstetter

Principal Engineer, Energy and Power Technologies
UL Solutions

R. Bruce Melton, Jr.

Engineering and Technical Support
Telco Sales

Will Newton

Trimm, Inc.

Wolfgang Oertel

Bourns Inc.

Joe Randolph

Randolph Telecom, Inc.

Jim Wiese

Senior Compliance Engineer

Kerron William

Business Development Manager Telecommunication & Data Centers

Darrin Wilson

PMTS – Maintenance
Engineering Standards


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