Demonstrating the full value of CIM to secure investment and speed up wide-scale implementation
21-23 January 2020 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Programme

Conference Day 1 Tuesday 21 January 2020 Download
08:00Registration and refreshments
08:45Opening address from the Chair
09:00Introduction to CIM – understanding the fundamental building blocks of CIM and how it can be applied to a variety of system scenarios across the smart grid
  • michael covarrubias
    Michael Covarrubias
    Director of Market Strategy and Solutions, Xtensible CIM User Group Vendor Co-Chair, IEC
09:45CIM Evolution – establishing how CIM must evolve in the next 2-3 years to maximise its full potential in the smart grid
  • Olivier Aine
    Olivier Aine
    Standardisation and Interoperability Manager, ENTSO-E Liaison Officer, IEC TC 57 WGs 13, 14 and 16
10:30Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:00Business Case – defining the full benefits of CIM and clearly demonstrating its technical value and business ROI to speed up board approval and secure ongoing investment
11:45CIM Market Potential – establishing the complete range of CIM applications, tools, add-ons and extensions and determining how these can be leveraged to fast track system and market integration
  • Mathias Uslar - OFFIS
    Dr Mathias Uslar
    Senior Principal Scientist and Group Manager, OFFIS
  • Jurgen Meister
    Dr. Jürgen Meister
    Head of R&D Energy Division, OFFIS Chairman of Architecture Committee, Open Konsequenz
12:30Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00CIM Working Group – leveraging the power and focus on the CIM working group to drive greater awareness and speed up deployment of the standard across the smart utility industry
  • michael covarrubias
    Michael Covarrubias
    Director of Market Strategy and Solutions, Xtensible CIM User Group Vendor Co-Chair, IEC
  • Alan McMorran
    Alan McMorran
    Director, Open Grid Systems Member, IEC TC 57 WGs 13, 14 and 16
  • Svein Olsen
    Svein Olsen
    Enterprise Information Architect, Statnett Co-Convenor of Group for CGMES, ENTSO-E Member, IEC TC 57 WGs 13 and 14
  • Chavdar Ivanov
    Chavdar Ivanov
    Power System Analysis Engineer, TenneT Co-Convenor of Group for CGMES, ENTSO-E
  • Olivier Aine
    Olivier Aine
    Standardisation and Interoperability Manager, ENTSO-E Liaison Officer, IEC TC 57 WGs 13, 14 and 16
15:30Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition
16:00CIM Knowledge Transfer – speeding up the implementation of CIM across a wide range of systems by developing a framework that rapidly upskills and educates your internal teams to manage ongoing CIM requirements
  • Svein Olsen
    Svein Olsen
    Enterprise Information Architect, Statnett Co-Convenor of Group for CGMES, ENTSO-E Member, IEC TC 57 WGs 13 and 14
16:45Applying IEC 61970 – configuring a range of systems such as SCADA, OMS, EMS and SMS to ensure their seamless compliance with CIM standards
  • George Argyropoulos
    George Argyropoulos
    Specialist Developer Energy Management Systems, Stedin
17:30Roundtable discussions
19:00Networking Reception
20:30End of day one
Conference Day 2 Wednesday 22 January 2020 Download
08:00Registration and refreshments
08:45Welcome back from the Chair
09:00Applying ISO 55000 and PAS1192 with CIM - achieving reliable enterprise level integration with internal and external IT systems that is compliant with Global Asset Management Standards
  • Jayaprakash Ponraj
    Jayaprakash Ponraj
    Senior Power Network Protection Specialist, Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company
09:45Applying IEC 61968 – understanding how CIM is being applied as DER integration accelerates within a more flexible grid environment
10:30Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:00Technology Innovation Panel – evaluating the tools and technologies being developed to support CIM based system integration in the smart utility environment
  • Muhammad Barbar
    Muhammad Babar
    Consultant Digital Grid Operations, DNVGL
  • michael covarrubias
    Michael Covarrubias
    Director of Market Strategy and Solutions, Xtensible CIM User Group Vendor Co-Chair, IEC
  • Alan McMorran
    Alan McMorran
    Director, Open Grid Systems Member, IEC TC 57 WGs 13, 14 and 16
12:30Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00 Applying IEC 62325 – leveraging CIM to manage the influx of high-volume real-time data in support of risk management and energy trading in the evolving grid
  • Martin de Lange
    Martin de Lange
    Principal Enterprise Architect, InnogyChairman of the Technical Committee, Netherlands Energy Data Exchange
14:45Leveraging GIS for UML Modelling – accurately mapping attributes within a variety of complex grid architectures to ensure consistent interpretation of CIM
  • Yiannakis Ioannou
    Yiannakis Ioannou
    Assistant Networks Manager and GIS Co-ordinator, Electricity Authority of Cyprus
15:30Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition
16:00TSO-DSO data exchange using CIM – understanding the development of the H2020 TDX-ASSIST Project to drive greater TSO-DSO market data exchange
  • Eric Lambert - EDF
    Eric Lambert
    Senior Research Engineer and Project Manager, EDFMember, IEC TC 57 WGs 13, 14 and 16
16:45CIM Configuration – simplifying the configuration process to support timely and cost-efficient implementation of the CIM standard
17:30End of day two
Conference Day 3 Thursday 23 January 2020 Download
08:00Registration and refreshments
08:45Welcome back from the chair
09:00CIM Interoperability – interpreting CIM attributes effectively to ensure ease of system integration for both customised and off-the-shelf systems utilising different versions of CIM
  • Alan McMorran
    Alan McMorran
    Director, Open Grid Systems Member, IEC TC 57 WGs 13, 14 and 16
09:45Data Formatting & Management – standardising the structures and processes for receiving high volumes of data from multiple sources across a complex grid architecture to support full CIM implementation
10:30Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:00CIM Supplier Relationship Management – effectively collaborating with suppliers to leverage their technical expertise, meet end-user needs, and speed up the implementation of CIM across the grid
11:45Testing of CIM – examining how new testing tools are being developed to optimise the time and cost of fully implementing CIM
  • Chavdar Ivanov
    Chavdar Ivanov
    Power System Analysis Engineer, TenneT Co-Convenor of Group for CGMES, ENTSO-E
12:30Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00Applying ESBs with CIM - implementing Enterprise Service Bus solutions to exchange CIM-based data and support business applications for asset management
14:45CIM & IEC 61850 Harmonisation – achieving CIM integration with a variety of protocols to support the ease of information flow across all grid domains
  • Tom Berry
    Tom Berry
    Product Offer Architect , Schneider Electric Member, IEC TC 57 WGs 13 and 14
  • Julien Keller - RTE
    Julien Keller
    IS Project Manager, RTE Member, IEC TC 57 WG 14
15:30IEC-CIM and the Energy transition – effectively integrating IEC-CIM with other information standards to ensure complete compliance
16:15Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition
16:45Tutorial Part 1: Advanced Open Source Simulation Modelling to Support Full CIM Implementation
  • Lukas Razik
    Lukas Razik
    Research Associate, E.ON Energy Research Centre (RWTH Aachen University)
  • Jan Dinkelbach
    Jan Dinkelbach
    Research Associate, E.ON Energy Research Centre (RWTH Aachen University)
17:30Tutorial Part 2: Applying CIM to support real life applications
  • Sebastian Wende Von-Berg
    Sebastian Wende Von-Berg
    Group Leader IT-Systems Grid Operation, IEE Franhoufer
18:15End of day three