Welcome to Fundamentals of IEC 61850 2020
This training programme provides electrical engineering professionals who are new to IEC 61850 with a thorough and up-to-date understanding of the standard. Over 3 intensive and immersive training days you will understand the fundamentals of IEC 61850 including foundational data modelling concepts, the IEC 61850 engineering process and the latest methods for testing IEC 61850 systems.
Whether you’re new to substation engineering or have years of experience with the traditional approach, this programme will equip you with the crucial IEC 61850 skills and knowledge you need to prepare for the future of substation automation. The programme is comprised of 12 modules, each lasting 90 minutes and providing a combination of speaker-led presentations, group Q&A sessions and practical exercises.
Places are strictly limited to 50 participants to ensure an interactive learning experience for all attendees.
3 intensive training days providing a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of IEC 61850 including:
Day One: Tuesday 17 March
Overview of IEC 61850 and introduction to the core concepts, including the hierarchical data model, communication services and the range of applications possible.
Day Two: Wednesday 18 March
Engineering and Configuration
Deep-dive into the IEC 61850 engineering process, learning how to use Substation Configuration Language and engineering tools for IEC 61850 specification, system design and IED configuration.
Day Three: Thursday 19 March
Learn how to thoroughly test IEC 61850 systems, including functional and system testing as well as gaining an overview of cybersecurity considerations for IEC 61850 systems.
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What Past Participants Had to Say
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"This conference provided an array of technically detailed presentations. Rather than being too generic and high level, the material presented facilitated much learning in a short time frame. There was also an excellent level of informal interaction among participants. A couple of days well spent."Cormac Long, Technical Consultant, ESB Ireland
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"A very useful time, open exchange of ideas and information. Excellent real-world presentations.”Allan Wales, Distribution Systems Specialist, SP Energy Networks
“A combination of very knowledgeable experts, panel discussions and round table discussions were useful.”Maryam Al-fadhala, Planning Engineer, Public Works Authority Qatar