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OMICRON to Host Virtual Event on Emerging Tech in Protection, Automation, Control

Nov. 23, 2020
OMICRON's 5th Annual Canada Protection Symposium to be held from Dec. 2 to Dec. 3, 2020.

OMICRON is hosting its 5th Annual Canada Protection Symposium (CPS) — Special Virtual Event starting at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), Dec. 2 to Dec. 3, 2020. The event will feature discussions on emerging and new technologies in the electric power industry on protection, automation, and control. The event cost is CAD$150 (US$114.8) plus tax.

The company is offering two optional half-day tutorials on Dec. 1, 2020. One may choose to attend the Networking Basics for IEC 61850 and Digital Substation Applications Tutorial or the Field Testing a Distribution Automation Scheme Using RelaySimTest Tutorial, or both. Each tutorial costs CAD$50 (US$38.2) plus tax.

CPS Speakers

Dec. 2, 2020

  • Francis Bradley, Canadian Electricity Association (CEA): Opening Keynote Address — The State of the Canadian Utility Industry
  • Bogdan Kasztenny, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL): Permissive or Blocking Pilot Protection Schemes? How to Have It Both Ways
  • Mircea Rusicior, OMICRON: Why System-Based Testing Should Be Part of Every Commissioning
  • Mélanie Harvey, Hydro-Québec: Hydro-Quebec’s Implementation of IEC 61850 — Heriot Substation Experience and Testing Strategy
  • Thomas Judendorfer, TRENCH Austria GmbH: Advances in Instrument Transformer Technology — NCITs and Optical CTs from Past to Future
  • Prashant Ganoo, ABB: Toward Smart Substation Control and Protection Utilizing Centralized Protection Concepts

Dec. 3, 2020

  • John McDonald, GE Grid Solutions: Keynote — Big Data, IoT, Enterprise Data Management and the New Data Requirements of Drones and Robotic Inspection Devices
  • Ryan Wu, Elexicon Energy Inc.: Simultaneous Faults on Distribution System Case Study
  • Keven van Velzen, BBA, and Patrick McInnis, Mohawk College: Case Study of Phase and Negative-Sequence Transformer Differential Protection with System-Based Testing
  • Xin Zheng, Hydro One: Utilization of Automated Test Set to Test Remedial Action Scheme Implemented with GOOSE
  • Alex Apostolov, PAC World Magazine: IEC 61850 — Past, Present, and Future
  • Farid Katiraei, Quanta Technology, LLC, and Shadi Chuangpishit, Quanta Technology, LLC: Energy Storage Best Practices — Engineering and Deployment

Those interested may register by Nov. 25, 2020, and find additional event details here.

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