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12th International Workshop
June 2-5, 2013
Bedford Springs, PA
Important Deadlines

+ April 1, 2013 - Participation Form Return (PDF)

+ April 1, 2013 -- Discussion Abstract to be submitted

+ May 10, 2013 -- Workshop Registration and Hotel Accommodation Form

+ June 2, 2013 -- Discussion slides (at the Workshop)


Technical Program

12th International Workshop on Electric Power Control Centers

Topic Time Schedule Presentation Presenter Abstract Presentation
Sunday - June 2, 2013 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception at Omni Bedford Springs Hotel      
Day 1 Monday - June 3, 2013          
Workshop Opening 8:00 a.m. Opening Session D.J. Sobajic    
    Opening Remarks and Welcome

T. DyLiacco
M. Kormos
O. Gjerde

Session #1 9:00 a.m. Large System Operations and EMS Modeling F. Wu    
    Power System Security F. Wu  
    Control Center Solutions for the Future Grid J. Giri
    Smart Grid EMS with Source-Grid-Demand Synergy B. Zhang
    ROSE - Real Time Analysis Tool for Enhanced Situational Awareness M. Vaiman
    Optimization needs and challenges from operational planning to operation of large transmission systems (from an European TSO perspective) P. Panciatici
  10:50 a.m. Coffee Break      
    Experience with online static and dynamic security assessment in Brazil J. Jardim
    Situational awareness for dynamic stability as add-on control centre functionality R. Krebs
    Phasor measurements for blackout prevention A. Bose  
    The use of nonoperational data for improving power system operations M. Kezunovic
    Study on Key Technologies in Future Operation Support System of Control Center H. Haifeng
  12:30 p.m. Lunch      
Session #2 1:30 p.m. Synchrophasors D. Novosel    
    Dynamic security assessment based on PMU measurements in large interconnected power systems R. Krebs
    Synchrophasor applications at NYISO D. Sobajic
    Advanced SIPS using PMU and SCADA data Y. Kokai
    Using Synchrophasor data for Voltage Stability Analysis J. Chow
    RT-VSMAP: A ‘Non-recursive’ Algorithm for Real Time Voltage Stability Analysis A. Srivastava
  3:30 p.m. Coffee Break      
    Wide Area Monitoring and Control Using Synchrophasor Measurements M. Kezunovic
    A New Step in Alarm Management for Power Grids J. E. Larsson
    PMUs for Smart Grid Operation L. Wehenkel
    Comparison of SCADA and WAMS real-time data in dispatch center Q. Wenbin
    Bulk Power System Stabilizing Controller utilizing the Reduced External Equivalents of the Adjacent Areas K. Mochizuki
    The impact of ICT on WAMPAC applications - a new level of detail needed in the development of dynamic security assessment S. Mueller
  5:30 p.m. Session Ajurned      
  7:30 p.m. Banquet Dinner      
Day 2 Tuesday - June 4, 2013          
Session #3 8:00 a.m. Market Functions R. Mukerji    
    Broader Regional Markets - Panel Session / Moderator R. Mukerji    
    Rana Mukerji, NYISO
    Andy Ott, PJM      
    Khosrow Moslehi, ABB    
    David Sun, Alstom      
    Nisheeth Singh, Swissgrid      
    Microgrid: A new hub in energy infrastructure M. Khodayar
    The coordination of gas and electric operations in a market M. DePillis
    Market clearing under uncertainties: the need for extending OPF to stochastic scenarios and corrective acctions S. Mueller
    Market Structure System Trends S. Rajagopal
  10:00 a.m. Coffee Break      
    Advanced Optimization Techniques - Panel Session / Moderator R. Entriken    
    S. Low, Caltech, Control Architecture for Networked DERs  
    J. Lavaei, Columbia University, Various Techniques for Nonlinear Energy-Related Optimizations  
    Tomas Tinoco De Rubira, EPRI, Robust methods for solving power flow problems  
    C. Silva-Monroy, Sandia National Laboratories, Scalable, Parallel Stochastic Reliability Unit Commitment  

    Dynamic line rating in real time markets M. Marwali
    Research on Smart Grid “Source-Grid-Load” Interactive Operation and Control K. Wang
    On-Line TSA and Control at EMS Control Centers for Large Power Grids H.D. Chiang
    Research on algorithm of multi-energy coordinative optimization in power system with Intermittent Sources C. Hui
  12:30 p.m. Lunch Break      
Session #4 1:30 p.m. Information Systems Chen-Ching Liu    
    Robust Power System Security - Necessity of New Concept for Power System Security to deal with Uncertainties of Renewable Energy Generations N. Yorino
    A unified smart grid architecture model – methodology and practical application R. Apel
    High Performance Computing for Power System Applications L. Min
    State Estimator for Market and Reliability – Need for EMS Support Tools to fix Topology Errors and for External model maintenance V. Vinnakota
    Cyber-Physical Security of a Power Grid Based on Events at Substations J. Hong
    Distributed, Reliable, and Secure Systems versus Third-Party Software P. Andersson
  3:30 p.m. Coffee Break      
    Open Source Applications for Control Centers - Challenges and Opportunities R. Podmore  
    A New Power System Simulator Concept P. Panciatici
    Protection Security Assessment R. Krebs

An End User’s Market Facilitated by Grid Real-time Information

M. Hong
    NERC Situation Awarenes Tool - SAFNR v2 S. Chanoski
    Design requirements for wide-area damping control systems and validation of exsiting methods. K. Zhu
  5:30 p.m. Session Adjurned      
  6:30 p.m. Dinner      
Day 3 Wednesday - June 5, 2013          
Session #5 8:00 a.m. Distribution Control Centers G. Ockwell    
    Evolution of Control Center Requirements in the DMS Smart Grid G. Ockwell
    BNL’s Smarter Grid Collaborations, Capabilities and Research

S. Hamilton

    Optimal Dynamic Volt/var Control for Renewable Integration S. Low
    Battery Storage System for Ancillary Services Y. Kokai
    The self-healing control technique development and research in smart distribution network G. Liang  
  10:00 a.m. Coffee Break      
    Impacts from operating vehicles in grid-to-vehicle (G2V) and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) on DCC design M. Kezunovic
    Protection and Automation Strategies for Distribution Automation in a Smart Grid R. Das
    PMU-Based Process Control of Enterprises J. Zhu
    On-line Evaluation of DG/DER Penetration Limit and Enhancement in Unbalanced Distribution Networks. H.D. Chiang
    Changsha distribution automation project L. Haiyan  
  12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks D. Sobajic    
  12:30 p.m. Lunch      
Excursion / Tour 3:00 p.m.        
  3:00 p.m.

Optional Spa Appointment


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