JUN 11-12: OSIsoft Transmission & Distribution Industry Seminar – Helsinki, Finland. The 2014 industry seminar will focus on innovations in electrical grid operations, engineering, maintenance, and more. Learn how T&D companies will require much deeper insight into cause and effect across the grid, from generation sources down to the customer’s changing habits. This year’s event will feature a panel of distinguished speakers including SISCO’s Senior Solutions Architect, Herb Falk who will present on the business benefits of the synergy of using PI AF, PI Event Frames and PI Analytics with CIM, IEC 61850, and COMTRADE. For more information, CLICK HERE.
JUN 17-20: CIM Users Group Meeting – Oslo, Norway. The CIM Users Group (CIMug) was formed to promote progress of the CIM and to share project experiences. The users group holds two meetings each year that are open to all current or potential CIM users. SISCO will be attending and sponsoring this event. For more information, CLICK HERE.
JUN 23-26: PAC World Conference 2014 – Zagreb, Croatia. The fifth PAC World conference will provide the protection, automation and control community with an unrivaled opportunity to meet in an environment that will allow the attendees to discuss their challenges, share ideas and improve their understanding of the components of the smart grid of the future and how they all fit together. For more information and event updates, CLICK HERE.
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OpenSSL are not affected by Heartbleed. Most existing SISCO products that are installed in operational systems do not use versions of OpenSSL that are vulnerable to Heartbleed. To read more, CLICK HERE.
The Smart Grid Seminar is part of the XI International Conference on Innovation and Technology Development (CIINDET) 2014 technical program, and includes keynote sessions where staff will meet major national and international companies such as users, designers, service providers and systems consultants and consumers to discuss, analyze and exchange ideas and information on the latest technological advances in Smart Grid topics within the scope of the processes of generation, transmission, distribution and operation of electric power systems.
Ralph Mackiewicz – VP, Business Development at SISCO, will participate in the panel session scheduled for April 4 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm and present “The Importance of Model-Driven Standards for Smart Grid Communications and Integration – Today and Tomorrow”. He will also lead a two-day seminar on “IEC Standards for the Smart Grid: Understanding CIM, ICCP-TASE.2 and IEC” scheduled for Monday, March 31 – Tuesday, April 1. To view the agenda, CLICK HERE.
For more information on the Smart Grid Seminar or to register, CLICK HERE.
MAR 25-28: This year marks the 25th anniversary of the OSIsoft Users Conference taking place in San Francisco, CA – March 25-28, 2014. This four-day event provides a unique opportunity to meet other users of the OSIsoft PI System and with OSIsoft partners. The overall objective is to learn how your organization can maximize value obtained from using this data infrastructure.
For more information or to register, CLICK HERE.
FEB 25-27: For the first time, the CIMug will meet in Melbourne, Australia to address the use of the CIM standards in Australia, New Zealand, and other Asian countries. Check the CIMug website for more information and updates on this event.
JAN 28-30: We are excited to be returning to DistribuTECH in San Antonio, TX and look forward to another opportunity to meet with members of the utility community. Visit us in booth 3665 to meet with our experts and learn more about how our products and services can help utilities increase the value of their operational systems using CIM, IEC 61850, and ICCP-TASE.2.
Be sure to stop by our kiosk inside the OSIsoft booth #1042 learn more on using CIM, IEC 61850 and COMTRADE for Smart Grid Integration and model driven data management. We also have several technical presentations at the Conference. Below is the schedule:
- Panel Session: Tuesday, JAN 28 ▪ 1:00pm – 2:30pm ▪ Room 210B
Herbert Falk will be presenting on how time-synchronization is impacted by latency and time quality for Wide Area Measurement, Protection and Control (WAMPAC) applications in the Preventing Cascading Power Outages through Time Synchronization of Wide-area Monitoring, Protection and Control Systems panel session of the Renewables, Transmission and Policy track 1.
- Joint UCAIug/DNP Users Group Meeting: Tuesday, JAN 28 ▪ 5:00pm – 8:00pm ▪ Grand Hyatt San Antonio – Lone Star F Meeting Room
SISCO is a platinum sponsor of the UCAIug meeting (UCAIug booth #3561). Herb Falk will be presenting a summary of the IEC 61850 Interoperability Test Results from the testing that took place recently in Munich
If you’d like more information or would like to meet with a SISCO representative during DistribuTECH at booth #3665, please email email@example.com
NOV 12-13: OSIsoft regional seminars are a great opportunity to learn more about harnessing the Power of Data with the PI System. Whether you are a newcomer to OSIsoft technology interested in learning about improving your company’s operations or a PI System expert looking for ways to better leverage your data infrastructure, the series of Regional Seminars has something for you. The Detroit event will take place November 12-13. For more information on this event or seminars in other locations, CLICK HERE.
NOV 5-7: Hosted by Smart Grid Interoperability, this conference is an opportunity for Smart Grid stakeholders from all domains of the power energy ecosystem to come together and discuss the orchestration of the standards that critically impact, enhance, and accelerate the deployment of a smarter grid. This event takes place in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on November 5-7, 2013.
Hear about industry perspectives on Smart Grid interoperability standards and related topics such as: cybersecurity; transactive energy, microgrids, effect of interoperable standards on advanced metering infrastructure; outage management and international perspectives, an introduction of release 3 of the NIST Smart Grid Framework and highlights of changes; case studies; and business concerns.
To learn more about the conference and download the overview agenda, CLICK HERE.