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Conference Overview
The fast-paced evolution of microprocessor-based protection relays with their ever increasing waveform sampling rates and computing power, combined with availability of high-speed communication links is opening new opportunities for designing more sophisticated protection schemes and their networking and integration into station automation systems. In practical applications, however, incorporation of technological advancements is accompanied by many challenges, such as optimization of protection assets replacement strategies and degree of protection and controls functions integration, implementing adequate cyber security, managing protection system settings, maintenance practices and records, providing utility staff with timely requisite training, etc.

The main objective of the CEATI 2015 Protection & Control Conference is to bring industry professionals together to identify, discuss and develop solutions to common issues by sharing experiences and creating a networking opportunity for engineers concerned with application, optimization and the innovative use of advanced protection and control technologies in their power systems.

Conference Sessions
  • Protection Design & Maintenance
  • IEC 61850 Applications
  • Arc-flash Mitigation
  • Distributed Generation & Microgrids
  • Generation Related Topics
  • Relay Firmware Updates
  • New and Emerging Technologies
Important Dates
August 30th, 2015, 4:00 PM ET
Early Bird Discount ENDS

October 6th, 2015, 4:00 PM ET
Cut-Off Date for Hotel Reservations at the discounted rate

September 30th, 2015, 4:00 PM ET
Deadline for Presentation Submissions

Who Should Attend?

The conference is intended to provide an opportunity for extended dialogue for Transmission, Distribution and Generation engineers involved in Protection & Control. This is an open industry event, with registration open to:
  • Electric Utilities
  • Consultants
  • Manufacturers & Equipment Vendors
  • Service Providers
  • Universities
PCTF General Meeting
The Protection & Control Task Force will be meeting on November 20, 2015, the day after the Conference. Please note that participation is open only to the CEATI PCTF Participating Utilities and invited guests.

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CEATI International brings electric utility industry professionals together, through focused interest groups and collaborative projects, to identify and address technical issues that are critical to their organizations. Participants can undertake projects that respond to their strategic goals at a fraction of the cost of doing so independently.

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