Accelerating the Mass Roll-out of Digital Substations to Maximise Grid Visibility, Reliability and Security
26-28 November 2019 | Berlin, Germany


Conference Day 2 Wednesday 27 November 2019 Download
08:00Registration and refreshments
08:45Welcome back from the chair
09:00Retrofitting Digital Substations – effectively integrating next generation digital substation technology with legacy infrastructure
09:45Supply Reliability – effectively leveraging next generation digital substation tools to achieve consistently high-quality reliability of supply
10:30Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:00Technology Innovation Panel: benchmarking next generation substations systems, components, features and functionalities
12:30Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00Cybersecurity in Digital Substations - securing converging IT/OT infrastructures using integrated cybersecurity solutions to detect and prevent cyber-threats and provide defence-in-depth mechanism whilst minimising cybersecurity risks
  • Aasef Iqbal
    Aasef Iqbal
    Senior Specialist – Operational Technology (OT) Cybersecurity, Fortinet
14:45 Maintenance Crew Upskilling – defining the range of skills required of maintenance crews as the deployment of digital substations gain momentum and developing an inhouse training programme to support their needs
  • Javier Figuera Pozuelo
    Javier Figuera Pozuelo
    Senior Engineer, Red Eléctrica de España
15:303rd Party Testing Tools – examining how vendor-independent testing tools are being developed to support the effective design, installation and testing of multi-vendor digital substations systems
  • Alex Apostolov
    Alex Apostolov
    Principal Engineer, OMICRON Editor-in-Chief, PAC World
16:15Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition
16:45IEC 61850 and the Process Bus – reducing costs and improving safety through advanced implementation of the Process Bus
17:30Real-time Monitoring & Control – applying real-time capability to the monitoring and control of next generation substation assets
18:15End of conference day two