CIGRE SC B5 International Colloquium 2013, Bello Horizonte, Brazil

The event was held in Bello Horizonte, Brazil 28-31, August, 2013 following SIMPASE 2013.
The CIGRE Study Committee B5 (Protection and Automation) meeting and colloquium was held at the Ouro Minas Palace Hotel was the venue for the event.
The Colloquium was held on Wednesday and Thursday 28 – 29 August 2013.

Many authors were given the opportunity to display their work in the poster session in the afternoon of Tuesday, 27 August and discuss details with the visitors.

The main focus of the conference was the sessions focused on the three preferential subjects of the colloquium:

  • PS1 - Acceptance, Commissioning and Field Testing for Protection and Automation Systems, with special reporter Marco Antonio Rodrigues (Brazil)
  • PS2 - Experience & Application of Non-Conventional Instrument Transformers and Merging Units connected to modern Digital Power system protection and Control with special reporter Janez Zakonjšek (Slovenia)
  • PS3 - Protection, Monitoring and Control of Shunt Reactors and Special Transformers with special reporter Stefan Roxenborg (Sweden)

Each special report was followed by prepared and spontaneous contributions by participants in the colloquium.
A technical exhibition related to power system protection and control took place 25 - 28 August.

The social program included a welcome cocktail, colloquium banquet and colloquium dinner.
The colloquium was followed by a full day CIGRE Study Committee B5 meeting.






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