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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 2 Wednesday 16 October 2019 Download
08:30Registration and refreshments
08:50Opening remarks from the chair
  • Alex Apostolov
    Alex Apostolov
    Principal Engineer, OMICRON Editor-in-Chief, PAC World
09:00C-WAMPACS: Leveraging sophisticated protection, automation & control architectures to meet the evolving demands of the energy system
  • Alex Apostolov
    Alex Apostolov
    Principal Engineer, OMICRON Editor-in-Chief, PAC World
09:40Advanced Maintenance: Optimising IEC 61850 designs, documentation and testing regimes to deliver simplified maintenance and support condition-based maintenance
10:20Process Bus Testing : Comprehensively testing IEC 61850 process bus systems to ensure smooth interoperation and consistent performance
  • Rannveig Loken
    Rannveig Loken
    Senior Specialist Protection and Control Systems, Statnett
11:00Morning refreshments, networking & exhibition
11:30System Interoperability Panel Discussion: Outlining the challenges vendors face in achieving interoperability and the steps they are taking to address them
13:00Lunch, networking & exhibition
14:30Advanced Device Management: Futureproofing IEC 61850 systems through advanced system management capability
15:10Remote Monitoring & Testing: Remotely monitoring & testing IEC 61850 devices to drive down maintenance costs and improve testing efficiency
15:50Afternoon refreshments, networking & exhibition
16:20Centralised Protection & Control: Consolidating protection and control functions into fewer devices to simplify maintenance and reduce substation footprint
17:00Virtualised Substation Automation and Protection system: Virtualising protection relays into software appliances to eliminate the need for physical hardware
  • Mehrdad Vahabi (video presentation)
    Mehrdad Vahabi (video presentation)
    Substation Automation Manager, Southern California Edison
17:40Close of conference day two