The 38th annual Energy Generation Conference (EGC) fills the Bismarck Event Center Jan. 24-26th

The 38th annual Energy Generation Conference (EGC) fills the Bismarck Event Center Jan. 24-26 with an expanded exhibitor showcase and training for more than 2,000 energy workers from across the U.S. and Canada.

One of the premier energy industry conferences in North America, the EGC offers professional development in all areas of energy production from engineering and environment to safety and support services.

Coordinated by Bismarck State College Continuing Education and TrainND, the conference begins with pre-conference training all day Tuesday, Jan. 24, in the Bismarck Event Center Exhibit Hall. The Exhibitor Showcase, the only event open to the public, runs 4:30 to 6 p.m. and features more than 300 vendors.

Concurrent information sessions are scheduled Jan. 25-26 in key areas such as engineering, electrical, environmental, instrumentation, mechanical, operations, safety, and professional development.

Topics to be addressed include best practices for oil storage, working with 2 mode analog controllers, a Waters of the United States update, addressing regulatory changes facing the regional utility industry. There will also be full day workshops on January 24 on topics ranging from Team Safety to leadership success and project management.

Keynote speaker Dr. Scott Tinker, the director of the Bureau of Economic Geology, the state geologist of Texas, a professor with the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin. He will present the “Three Es of America’s Energy Future – Energy, Environment, & Economy” on Wednesday, January 25 and Thursday, January 26, 2017.

Online registration is available through the EGC website at For more information or help with registration, call Continuing Education at 701-224-5600 or 877-846-9387.

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