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OU Workshop “Protection of Future Smart-Grids and Distribution Energy Systems”

April 20, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm

Co-sponsored by: Robert Scolli

OU is organizing an one-day technical workshop on “protection of future smart-grids and distributed energy systems” for professionals and engineers in the region, with 0.5 CEU credits. There is no cost to IEEE OKC section.

Early-bird (before March 31) registration is $85 per person and $75 per person in a group more than 5. Late and on-site registration $100. There is no cancellation refund for the workshop, but substitution is allowed.

All parking on the OU camps is by permit only. A link to a map and parking information will be available at the registration site.



8:15am-9:00am  Sign-in (light refreshment and beverages served)

9:00am Welcome remarks from JR Cruz, Director, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Oklahoma

9:45-10:45am Transformer protection in modern transmission and distribution networks – By Jared Candelaria, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
10:45-11:45am Phase-shifting transformer for managing congestion issues in Woodward, Oklahoma – By James Thomas, Oklahoma Gas & Electric
11:45-12:45pm Lunch (complementary)
12:45-1:45pm A FPGA-based hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation and control platform for microgrids and smart grids with DERs – By Igor Alvarado, National Instruments
1:45-2:45pm Energy management and control system solutions for microgrids; functionality, value, benefits and lessons learned – By Maggie Clout – Siemens
2:45-3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00-4:00pm Using Buildings as Virtual Energy Storage: Demand Response and Ancillary Services– By Jie Cai, University of Oklahoma and Johnson Controls
4:15 pm Adjourn

Room: Rawl Engineering Practice Facility
Bldg: Devon Energy Hall
University of Oklahoma
110 W. Boyd Street
Norman, Oklahoma


April 20, 2018
8:15 am - 4:00 pm
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