Transforming utility telecom departments to drive the migration to MPLS networks and maximise grid security, reliability and visibility
25-27 February 2020 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Conference Day 3 Thursday 27 February 2020 Download
08:00Registration and refreshments
08:45Welcome back from the chair
09:00LV Network Monitoring – understanding the benefits of including LV monitoring on in-house training programme for telecom engineers to achieve greater workforce engagement
  • Antonello Monti
    Antonello Monti
    Director, Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems, E.ON Energy Research Centre, RWTH Aachen University
09:45Retrofitting Legacy Telecom Infrastructure – developing a migration plan that maximises end of lifecycle legacy telecom equipment whilst introducing next generation IP-enabled technologies. Mixing the old and new
10:30Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:00Optimising PLC for Smart Metering – fully leveraging different PLC communications and frequencies to optimise a system design with a wide range of LV Smart Grid applications
11:45Field Area Network Management - effectively managing advanced, large scale wireless networks to guarantee lower latency and higher reliability
12:30Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00Public Carrier Partnerships – establishing greater trust between utilities and public telco providers to ensure consistently high QoS levels
14:45Service Level Agreements (SLA) – clearly defining specific utility needs to maintain high QoS and effectively meet utility needs
15:30Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition
16:00Tutorial: Operating TP with MPLS – pinpointing the specific design requirements for large scale IP-MPLS networks with a backbone of teleprotection and guaranteed level of redundancy
17:30End of Day Three and Conference