Overcoming the cost and complexity of implementing IEC standards to fast track the deployment of the smart grid

Date: 16th-20th October 2023

Format: In-Person

Venue: Park Plaza, Amsterdam Airport

Very Early Bird – Save up to €800 on Delegate places and €2,000 on Exhibitor spaces by booking before Friday 30th June 2023!

Group Booking Discount - 10% discount for 3+ delegates, 20% discount for 5+ delegates and 30% discount for 10+ delegates booked from the same organisation at the same time!


Many thanks to our sponsors for their support in ensuring that these crucial conversations take place, fuelling pace and progress in the smart grid sector


COPA-DATA is an independent software manufacturer that specializes in digitalization for the manufacturing industry and energy sector. Its zenon® software platform enables users worldwide to automate, manage, monitor, integrate and optimize machines, equipment, buildings and power grids. COPA-DATA combines decades of experience in automation with the potential of digital transformation. In this way, the company supports its customers to achieve their objectives more easily, faster and more efficiently.

The family-owned business was founded by Thomas Punzenberger in 1987 in Salzburg, Austria. In 2021, with more than 300 employees worldwide, it generated revenue of EUR 64 million.

Find out more at: www.copadata.com


At Nokia, we create technology that helps the world act together.

Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, we supply mission-critical communications solutions for 200+ utilities to operate their grids with the industry's most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products and services. These include IEC 61850 networking that extends communications from the substation process bus to OT cloud and data center. The Bell Labs Industry 4.0 architecture provides a framework for utilities to accelerate their digitalization and automation journey. Nokia has pioneered with industries their deployment of private wireless (4.9G/LTE and 5G) solutions, with 500+ customers.

Find out more at: www.nokia.com


OMICRON is the leading supplier of testing and supervision solutions for power utility communication systems utilizing the IEC 61850 standard.

OMICRON's products support the whole lifecycle of IEC 61850 Digital Substations from design verification, evaluation, factory testing, commissioning, to operation and maintenance. The applications in protection, automation & control of electrical power systems in connection with IEC 61850 GOOSE, Sampled Values, and Client/Server (MMS) communication are covered by a diverse portfolio of tools. The products range from pure software tools to protection and automation test sets and distributed test, measurement, recording, and supervision systems. OMICRON's intrusion detection system has a special focus on IEC 61850 and serves an important role for the Cybersecurity of Digital Substations. With OMICRON subsidiaries and service centers on every continent, the OMICRON team serves customers world-wide.

Find out more at: www.omicronenergy.com


DNV is the independent expert in risk management and quality assurance, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry benchmarks, and inspires and invents solutions. Whether assessing a new ship design, optimizing the performance of a wind farm, analysing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to manage technological and regulatory complexity with confidence. Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps tackle the challenges and global transformations facing its customers and the world today and is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies. 

In the energy industry

DNV provides assurance to the entire energy value chain through its advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, the assurance provider helps industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. DNV is committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and supports customers to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Find out more at: www.dnv.co.uk

Silver Sponsors


Systems Integration Specialists (SISCO) deliver solutions for the energy industry by enabling support for open international standards, including IEC 61850, ICCP-TASE.2, IEEE COMTRADE, and CIM (IEC 61970 and IEC 61968) SISCO technology is dominant in thousands of power systems worldwide, helping our customers build resilient, high-performance power system applications that are interoperable using widely adopted international standards. SISCO products include source code, off-the-shelf interfaces, Unified Analytics Platform, and other tools to facilitate efficient systems integration. SISCO services include use case and model consulting, systems integration, application development, training, support, and maintenance.

Find out more at: www.sisconet.com

Live Demo Lab Sponsors


SUBNET Solutions Inc. (SUBNET) is a software engineering company that provides grid modernization solutions for the global utility industry.  Our solutions software provides “multi-vendor” device support, directly in contrast to the “vendor specific” offerings by most large utility device vendors. SUBNET provides MORE OT Security & Capabilities which will comply with NERC, IEC 62351, IEC 62443, ISO 27002. Through our Unified Grid Intelligence (UGI) software solutions, SUBNET will improve the overall grid reliability, and future-proofing infrastructure for anticipated growth in grid monitoring.

SUBNET’s Unified Grid Intelligence solutions are our 4 flagship products:

PowerSYSTEM Center™  |    PowerSYSTEM Server™

SubSTATION Server™     |    SubSTATION Explorer™

Find out more at: www.subnet.com



More consistency, efficiency and overview. Whether operator, manufacturer, EPC or supplier - with AUCOTEC’s “PTD Plant”, the cooperative platform Engineering Base (EB) provides a comprehensive solution for all users in power transmission and distribution who want to accelerate their processes and be equipped for the future. From primary technical pre-planning to secondary technology including cabinet routing to control system configuration and efficient 
retrofitting support. Cooperative platform Engineering Base AUCOTEC develops engineering software for the complete life cycle of machines, plants and mobile systems. Based on an experience of 35 years in developing successful products with more than 42,000 licenses in the area of process control engineering, mechanical engineering, plant engineering, energy supply, cabling in large-scale plants, and on-board power supply systems in all kinds of vehicles, AUCOTEC has developed the unique database-driven cooperation platform Engineering Base.

Find out more: www.aucotec.com

Triangle MicroWorks

For 30 years, Triangle MicroWorks (TMW) has been providing solutions for standards-based protocols. Our primary goal at Triangle MicroWorks is to provide innovative and reliable solutions with timely support for our customers. We enjoy building personal relationships with our customers and understanding their needs.  Today, Triangle MicroWorks serves hundreds of software and hardware vendors around the world in more than 50 countries.

Triangle MicroWorks has grown over the years to provide a wide array of Communication Protocol solutions including Communication Protocol Software Libraries, PC-based Test and Configuration Tools, OPC drivers, and Protocol Gateways.  TMW’s Software Libraries and Tools support industry-standard communication protocols including DNP3, IEC 61850, IEC 60870-5, IEC 60870-6 (TASE.2/ICCP), OPC, and Modbus.

We work hard to advance Communication Protocol Standards by serving on the technical committees and governing bodies of the protocols we support, such as the DNP Users Group, the IEC Technical Committee 57 Working Group 03 and Working Group 10, UCA International Users Group, Modbus-IDA, and the OPC Foundation. This allows us to incorporate the needs of our customers into the protocol standards and provide this new functionality in the next release of our products. We also participate in interoperability testing to help improve the usage and adoption of industry standard protocols that we support.

Find out more at: www.trianglemicroworks.com