Professional Engineering Ethics and Conduct

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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 applies 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 6 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 Mar 2024
  • Time: 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) US/Central
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  • 3177 French Rd.
  • De Pere, Wisconsin
  • United States 54115
  • Building: The Marq

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  • Reservations should be received by Wednesday, March 6 by registering from this web page.

    The dinner fee of $20, will be collected at registration.  There is also a separate cash bar not covered by the local IEEE section.

    IEEE Student Members may attend and enjoy dinner at no cost.  Student members should register by emailing or

  • Starts 20 February 2024 08:00 AM
  • Ends 06 March 2024 04:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) US/Central
  • Admission fee ?
  • Menu: Broasted Chicken 4 pieces with traditional sides, Beef Short Rib with mashed potatoes & vegetable, Glazed Salmon with wild rice pilaf and vegetable, Philly Cheese Steak with onions, peppers on a hoagie & au jus, 1/3lb Burger on brioche with choice of cheese and bacon


Don Wengerter of Wisconsin Public Service Corp. - Retired


Professional Engineering Ethics and Conduct


Don Wengerter (PE WI, MI, IL) is a retired 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 the start-up of Byron Nuclear Station, revenue metering additions for the 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 - Cash bar open
5:45 Dinner
6:15 (or as meals are finished) Engineering Ethics Presentation
7:55 Closing Remarks