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2022 Pre-Conference Events

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Events

March 28th -31st | 8:00AM – 5:00PM | Memorial Student Center 2400

“At the annual technical seminar, we will share our latest technologies and advancements and discuss how they can improve the protection speed of your power system, bring more value to your company, and provide more reliability to your customers. This is your opportunity to hear about practical applications as well as real-world examples and results from early adoptions of our newest innovations.”

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ABB Roadshow 

March 28th |11:00AM – 7:30PM | Parked at Kyle Field Plaza

Join local ABB experts for an engaging, hands on experience with our fully integrated product portfolio. You’ll be able to see, try, and learn more about ABB’s safer, smarter, and more sustainable product solutions– all in a mobile unit that we bring to you! The #PowerBetter tour is a trade show on wheels, showcasing the complete best of both integrated ABB one-line from source to socket. The show will kick-off in April and will travel across the U.S. until November, hosting over 1,000 customers in multiple cities.

SynchroGrid Pre-Conference Presentation

March 28th |1:00PM – 3:00PM | Rudder Tower 410

Many utilities currently use assistive intelligence to aid engineering efforts in system protection. In this seminar, SynchroGrid will demonstrate how utilities can now move beyond assisted intelligence towards augmented intelligence, allowing them to accomplish tasks that were formerly unachievable. We will conclude by looking to the near future with autonomous intelligence, showing the latest developments in integration processes between Doble PowerBase, ASPEN OneLiner, and SARA.

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Qualus Power Services Overview of Electric Utility Communication Systems

March 28th |1:00PM – 3:30PM | Rudder Tower 701

This session provides a foundation for understanding electric utility communication systems. This session is a preview of sections of our Protection Considerations and Communications Seminar and will introduce the following concepts:

  • Communications Backbone considerations
  • Enterprise vs Mission Critical networks (IT vs OT)
  • Microwave vs Cellular vs IP vs ???
  • Fiber Systems – OSP and ISP
  • SCADA systems overview and design considerations

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ETAP Design & Analysis Software for Protection/Coordination, Arc Flash based on the Electrical Digital Twin

March 28th |2:00PM – 4:00PM | Rudder Tower 501

Ensuring electrical safety and system protection are key requirements, not only for individual organizations but increasingly regulated by local standards. During this seminar, we will demonstrate how to leverage ETAP’s Electrical Digital Twin and its fully integrated Safety & System Protection Solutions to design and operate safe, reliable and resilient power systems, complying with local standards and regulations. ETAP product experts will demonstrate hands-on how to easily, efficiently and supported by automation tools, identify and evaluate potential electrical hazards as well as system protection & coordination.

Highlighted Topics

  • ETAP Electrical Digital Twin – the blueprint of your power system
  • AC Arc Flash Analysis – IEEE 1584-2018, NFPA 70E 2021
  • DC Arc Flash Analysis – NFPA 70E 2021
  • High Voltage Arc Flash Analysis – 15 kV and above, OSHA 1910.269 Appendix E
  • Power System Protection & Coordination

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Professional Engineering Ethics

March 28th |4:00PM – 5:00PM | Rudder Tower 601

Ethics in Engineering Practice. Join us for an ethics seminar to meet PDH requirements.

Mark H. Johnson, Texas A&M University