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IEEE P2030 Smart Grid Working Group Announces Details of Upcoming Meeting

The IEEE Standards Association has announced that the next meeting of its groundbreaking P2030 smart grid initiative for the power engineering, communications and information technology industries will take place Oct. 27-29, 2009, at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center in New York.

During the three-day meeting the Power Engineering, Information Technology and Communications Technology Task Forces will work to define and develop smart grid definitions, topologies, interoperability, end-use, interfaces, and integration, etc. which will become part of the IEEE 2030 Guide for Smart Grid Interoperability of Energy Technology and Information Technology Operation with the Electric Power System (EPS) and End-Use Applications and Loads (P2030).

Meeting Agenda:

Tuesday, October 27 - 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Welcome: review of introductory IEEE meeting information; review agenda

Task Force Breakout Sessions:

P2030 Task Force 1: Power Engineering Technology (PET); Focus on PET Functional and Performance Attributes including Test and Verification methods.

P2030 Task Force 2: Information Technologies (IT); Focus on IT Functional and Performance Attributes including Test and Verification methods.

P2030 Task Force 3: Communication Technologies (CT); Focus on CT Functional and Performance Attributes including Test and Verification methods.

Wednesday, October 28 - 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Task Force Breakout Sessions Continue

Thursday, October 29 - 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

P2030 Working Group General Session

Task Force Report Findings: Each Task Force will report findings to the general session.

Open Discussion: Policies & Procedures; IEEE P2030 Draft 1.0 Skeletal Outline

Individuals and organizations interested in shaping the smart grid can register online to attend the meeting. The registration deadline is Monday, October 19, 2009; there will be no on-site registration. Registration details can be found at: https://web.memberclicks.com/mc/quickForm/viewForm.do?orgId=iecs&formId=65854.

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