Leveraging advanced IEC 61850 features to drive interchangeability within the substation and across the wider smart grid
14-18 October 2019 | London, UK


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
  • Christoph Brunner
    Christoph Brunner
    President, it4powerConvenor, IEC TC 57 WG10
  • Vladan Cvejic
    Vladan Cvejic
    IEC 61850 Profile Manager, ENTSO-EOwner, Power Automation Consulting
  • Senior Representative
    Blanda Prousch
    Grid Control and Process Data Management, innogy SE
10:30Morning refreshments, networking, and exhibition
11:00Global 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
12:00Industrialising IEC 61850: Developing a streamlined engineering process that produces repeatable, scalable and vendor-independent substation design
12:40Lunch, networking, and exhibition
14:10Multi-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)
14:50Fully 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
15:30Afternoon refreshments, networking & exhibition
16:10Top-Down Design: Developing accurate and comprehensive system specifications that support the fluid interchange of multi-vendor devices
16:50Low-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
17:30Roundtable Discussions
19:00Networking reception
20:30Close of conference day one