Conference Reports

Author: Jorge Miguel Ordacgi Filho, ONS, Brazil

SIMPASE 2007 held in Salvador, Brazil

The Symposium of Electric Power Systems Automation is among the most important conferences of the Brazilian Power System. The VII SIMPASE - Symposium of Electric Power Systems Automation was held in Salvador, Brazil from August 5 to 10, 2007. Having existed for more than 15 years, SIMPASE is now considered as one of the most important Brazilian conferences in its area. SIMPASE is a biennial meeting promoted by CIGRÉ-Brazil, conducted by Committees C2 (Operation and Control of Power Systems) and B5 (Protection and Automation). More

SEAPAC 2007 held in Sidney, Australia

The conference was a great success by all reports from the 115 attendees. Many reported that this was a unique event in the Australian calendar. The Australian National Committee of CIGRE and the B5 Protection & Automation Panel organized the South East Asia Protection & Automation Conference. Its goal was to help participants to respond to the increasing pressure on utilities to provide ever more reliable and robust electricity supply to the consumer under tight regulatory requirements. More

Western Protective Relay Conference, USA

The 34th Western Protective Relay Conference was held in Spokane, Washington, USA from 16 to 18 October, 2007. It is an annual event hosted by Washington State University and offers the attendees from many countries the opportunity to discuss new developments in power systems protection, as well as the application of such devices or systems in the field. The wide range of protection and protection related papers presented at the conference make it attractive to researchers and educators, technicians and managers, consultants and manufacturers' representatives. More

Relay Protection & Substation Automation Conference, Russia

The Russian National Committee of CIGRE (RNC CIGRE) and the All-Russian Relay Research, Design & Technology Institute (VNIIR) along with the System Operator for UES of Russia and the Federal Grid Company organized the International Conference on Relay Protection and Substation Automation of Modern Power Systems. The conference was held from 9 to 13 September 2007 in Cheboksary - the administrative, industrial, historical and cultural center of Chuvashia, located in the center of the European part of Russia, in the heart of the Volga- Vyatka region. More

CIGRE B5 Colloquium, Madrid, Spain

The CIGRE B5 Colloquium is biannual event held in different countries around the world. The capital of Spain, Madrid, hosted the Annual Meeting and Colloquium of CIGRÉ Study Committee B5 from 15th to 20th of October 2007. This event is held every two years in different venues all over the world with a worldwide perspective and participation. The 2007 event venue was the Palacio de Congresos de Madrid (Madrid Congress Hall), located in the heart of Madrid. More

Protection Conference 2007, New Delhi, India

The conference provided an environment for sharing ideas and experience. The Central Board of Irrigation & Power organized the 4th international conference on "Power System Protection and Automation" that was held at Hotel Le-Meridien in New Delhi, 21-22 November 2007. More

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