Driving the large-scale deployment of IEC 61850 across the smart grid
27 January 2021 | Virtual Conference


IEC 61850 USA 2021 Wednesday 27 January 2021 Download
08:00Participant login, objective setting, meeting scheduling, poll participation
08:15Welcome Address
08:30Standards Update – understanding how the next edition of IEC 61850 is being developed to support the large-scale deployment of the standard across the USA
09:00Business Case – developing a feasibility study and formulating a business plan to secure investment and drive the deployment of IEC 61850 in the substation and beyond
09:30Large-Scale Deployment – establishing a roadmap to ensure board approval, gain organisational buy-in, and develop the technical framework to drive the large-scale deployment of multi-vendor multi-edition IEC 61850 systems
  • Pablo Humeres Flores
    Head of Digital Supervision and Automation, Eletrosul Brazil
10:00Configuration Management - adopting a top-down vs bottom-up engineering process and effectively managing configuration over the lifetime of the substation
10:30Q&A Panel Session
10:45Morning Break, Exhibition, Networking
11:05Station Bus Design - developing a design and deployment strategy that leverages the full set of features and functionalities of station bus architecture
11:35Process Bus Design - optimizing system architectures to ensure cost-effective deployment of digital substations for mission critical applications
12:05IEC 61850 and DNP - effectively mapping IEC 61850 with legacy DNP-3 to ensure smooth migration and increase acceptance of the standard
  • Frances Cleveland
    President, Xanthus Consulting International Convenor, IEC TC 57 WG 15
12:35Operations & Maintenance - optimizing IEC 61850 design, documentation and testing regimes to simplify and support condition-based maintenance
  • Mehrdad Vahabi
    Substation Automation Manager, Southern California Edison
13:05Q&A Panel Session
13:20Lunch, Exhibition, Networking
14:20Centralized Substation Protection - developing an autonomous, resilient and cyber secure protection and control (P&C) system to improve the reliability of protection
14:50Time Synchronization - implementing advanced time synchronization technologies to better support time-sensitive applications in IEC 61850 systems
15:20Testing Process - optimizing your internal testing process to ensure accurate and cost-effective implementation, operation and maintenance of IEC 61850
15:50DER Integration - understanding how IEC 61850 is being developed to support a more decentralized and flexible energy system through the intelligent operation of grid-edge assets
16:20Q&A Panel Session
16:35Afternoon Break, Exhibition, Networking
16:55Technology Innovation Panel – evaluating systems, tools, and cybersecurity solutions are being developed to drive multi-vendor multi-edition interoperability of large-scale IEC 61850 deployments
17:40Q&A Panel Session
17:55Roundtable Discussions
18:55Roundtable Feedback
19:25Closing Remarks