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Leveraging advanced IEC 61850 features to drive interchangeability within the substation and across the wider smart grid
26-30 October 2020 | Brussels, Belgium


2019 Conference Day 1 Tuesday 15 October 2019 Download
08:15Registration and refreshments
08:50Opening remarks from the Chair
09:00 Standards Update: Examining new opportunities afforded by the latest developments from IEC working groups as well as efforts to harmonise end-user implementation across the industry
09:40OSMOSE: Improving interoperability frameworks to facilitate plug & play integration and better exploitation of flexibility solutions
10:20Morning refreshments, networking, and exhibition
10:50Global Implementation: Exploring global IEC 61850 implementations and comparing levels of penetration globally
  • Tuan Vu
    Tuan Vu
    Senior Digital Asset Strategies Engineer, Powerlink Queensland
  • Frans Shanyata
    Frans Shanyata
    Senior Engineer: Projects & Multidisciplinary, NamPower
  • Mark Thompson - National Grid
    Mark Thompson (video presentation)
    Engineering Manager - IEC 61850 Projects, National Grid USA
11:50Industrialising IEC 61850: Developing a streamlined engineering process that produces repeatable, scalable and vendor-independent substation design
12:30Lunch, networking, and exhibition
14:00Multi-Vendor, Multi-Edition Systems: Integrating the latest substation automation technology with legacy systems using IEC 61850
  • Jan Voltman
    Jan Voltman
    Consultant, Qirion (Alliander)
  • Robbert Koenderman
    Robbert Koenderman
    Senior Engineer, Qirion (Alliander)
14:40Fully Digital Substations: Specifying IEC 61850 process bus systems to support advanced information exchange between processes and enterprise systems
  • Anders Johnsson
    Anders Johnsson
    Power System Specialist, Vattenfall Eldistribution
15:20Afternoon refreshments, networking & exhibition
15:50Top-Down Design: Developing accurate and comprehensive system specifications that support the fluid interchange of multi-vendor devices
16:30Low-Power Instrument Transformers: Assessing the technological maturity of LPITs in terms of cost, reliability and performance and determining realistic timelines and conditions for their commercial-scale introduction
  • Paolo Mazza
    Paolo Mazza
    Head of Research Unit Measurement and Diagnostics for Power Systems, RSEConvenor, IEC TC 38 WG 47
17:10Roundtable Discussions
18:40Networking reception
20:30Close of conference day one