Conference topics

By attending the PACW Americas Conference in Raleigh, NC, USA, you can listen to the presentations of authors – experts from different continents discussing the following topics:

1. The Future of Electricity – PAC challenges of today and tomorrow

2. PAC and Smart Grid

3. System analysis

4. Standardization and harmonization of system models

5. Wide area monitoring, protection and control (WAMPAC)

6. Wide area disturbances analysis and lessons learned

7. Visualization, situational awareness

8. Synchrophasors, applications and benefits

9. Communications and their applications

10. IEC 61850, tools, applications and benefits

11. Standard protocols and common data formats

12. Cyber security

13. Multifunctional Protection IEDs and their applications in transmission and distribution systems

14. Advanced protection, automation and control functions and applications

15. Centralized Substation Protection and Control

16. Adaptive protection

17. System Integrity Protection Schemes (SIPS)

18. Testing of intelligent devices, distributed functions and systems

19. Power quality

20. Automatic fault analysis

21. Substation automation

22. Distribution automation

23. Smart metering and Home automation

24. Impact of wind power on PAC

25. Distributed Energy Resources integration – wind, solar, EV, storage

26. Asset management and condition monitoring

27. Engineering of protection, automation and control systems

28. Protection operation analysis and lessons learned

29. Power system education challenges for professionals and administrators

30. Standardization of protection, automation and control systems