Relay Protection and Automation for Electric Power Systems Conference, 2017

The 6th international Conference was held 25-28 April 2017 St. Petersburg, Russia.

The Relay Protection and Automation for Electric Power Systems conference was held in St. Petersburg, Convention and Exhibition Center EXPOFORUM. More than 350 registered participants from 24 countries worldwide discussed the current state and development perspectives of the Power System Protection, Automation and Emergency Control (RPA). The event successfully identified principal trends and methods for improving performance and increasing reliability of RPA on the basis of the industry achievements and experience accumulated by international leading experts and Russian professionals in this area, as well as represented in the activities of CIGRE (International Council on Large Electric Systems) Study Committee B5 and Russian National CIGRE (RNK) Study Committee B5. 

The conference started with plenary session involving I. Patriota (Chairman of CIGRE SC.B5), A. Zhukov (Chairman of RNK SC.B5) and I. Ivanov (JSC “NECE”, Russia). Then it continued with individual presentations of over 160 contributions.
Three WGs from SC.B5 (B5.57, B5.58, and B5.60) had their meetings during the conference.

The social program included a cocktail and a Gala dinner with great cultural entertainment.


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