CIGRE Grid of the Future Symposium

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 3:00pm - Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Grid of the Future Symposium, hosted by the First Energy, EPRI and CIGRE (the International Council on Large Electric Systems) US National Committee, will be a forum in Cleveland for participants to discuss state-of-the-art innovations in generation, transmission, distribution, and innovative smart grid technologies.

Location: Hilton Cleveland - Downtown

Topics include:

Generation: Developments of Rotating Electrical Machines, Life Management of Generators, Rotating Machines for Dispersed Generation.

Transmission and System Operations: Wide Area Protection and Control, Synchrophasors and Wide Area Measurement Systems, SCADA/EMS of the Future, Integration of Large Scale Renewables, Physical and Cyber Security.

Distribution: Advanced DA/DMS Applications, Impact of Distributed Energy Resources (electric transportation, demand response, distributed generation, storage), Integration of Distribution Management with System Control and Markets

Smart Grid: Advanced Sensors, Communications Infrastructure, Smart Grid Systems Architecture, Interoperability Standards, Cyber Security and Privacy Issues, Integration of Demand Response and Distributed Resources, Role of Microgrids.

Innovation: Advanced Modeling Approaches, OT/IT Convergence, Analytics for Asset Management, Performance Optimization, Reliability Assessment and Management, Characterization and Modeling of Geomagnetically Induced Currents, New Regulatory Models.

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