Professional Engineering Ethics and Conduct


This course presents the laws and rules of ethics and professional responsibility governing the practice of engineering in the state of Wisconsin. This PDH course is applicable to Professional Engineers licensed in the states of Wisconsin and Michigan who are required to demonstrate continuing professional competency in engineering ethics as a condition of their renewal.

Learning Objectives:
• NSPE Code of Ethics overview
– Fundamental Canons
– Rules of practice – based on the 5 fundamental Canons
– Professional Obligations - students will review the 9 Professional Obligations and their subparts
– Supreme court decision
• Examine 8-9 Case Studies with Q&A and discussion
• Review of the Wisconsin State statute

This presentation will count for Professional Development Hours (PDH) for the PE License in Wisconsin and Michigan.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 07 Apr 2022
  • Time: 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) US/Central
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  • 792 Riverview Dr.
  • Howard, Wisconsin
  • United States 54303
  • Building: River's Bend Supper Club

  • Reservations should be received by Wednesday, April 6 by registering from this web page or calling Brian Luchs at (920) 433‑1802.

  • Starts 22 March 2022 06:00 PM
  • Ends 07 April 2022 12:30 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) US/Central
  • No Admission Charge


Don Wengerter of Wisconsin Public Service Corp.


Professional Engineering Ethics and Conduct


Don Wengerter (PE WI, MI, IL) is a Principal Substation Engineer with 40 years of experience in the utility industry. His experience includes power plant operations and start-up, Commissioning tests for power plant equipment and transmission/distribution system equipment and substation design. Some projects he has worked on include start-up of Byron Nuclear Station, revenue metering additions for sale of ComEd’s fossil stations, design of the Tollway 345-138 substation for ComEd, Grand Ridge Wind Park Collector Substation, Gardner Park Substation near Wausau, and various hydro plant upgrades. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University in 1982. He is also a member of several working groups for the IEEE Substations Committee.


5:00 Social Gathering
5:30 Dinner - Cost $15*
        Family Style Broasted Chicken with traditional side dishes, dessert
6:15 Engineering Ethics Presentation
7:55 Closing Remarks

*The Dinner fee of $15, payable by cash (exact change would be appreciated) or check, will be collected just
prior to meal service. There is also a separate cash bar not covered by the local IEEE section.