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The following Pre-Conference Offerings for Relay 2018 will be on Monday, March 26, 2018 in the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M University.


Schweitzer (SEL) | MSC 2400

Top SEL technical experts will explain solutions to important challenges engineers will face supporting our modern electric grid. High performance, reliability, security and new innovations will all be highlighted during the complimentary seminar. The afternoon will offer three concurrent breakout sessions on a range of topics.


SynchroGrid | Rudder Tower 410 | Register

This class provides an in-depth, step-by-step tutorial to develop settings for an SEL-421 relay as well as how to perform the required coordination studies for NERC PRC-027-1 compliance. Use of ASPEN for fault simulations as well as modern advances in automating these processes will also be presented. A FREE calculation sheet and automated setting philosophy template will be provided.


Siemens | MSC 2405 | Register

Come learn about Innovative Solutions from Siemens for Protection and Control that maximize Reliability and Safety.

10AM  The Fully Digital Station
IEC 61850 from end-to-end complete solution

11AM  Storm Hardening via Digitalization
How did ConEd prepare for the future after Hurricane Sandy?

12AM  Comparting Bus Protection Methods to fit your Unique Needs, Equipment and Budget
Both modern and traditional approaches

1PM   Panel Discussion – Future of Protection Technology
Where are we headed? What is the next generation of protection?

2PM   Adaptive Protection on Modern Applications
Dynamic protection based on changing conditions

3PM   Post Event Analysis
Analyze both miss operations and successful operations

Attendees will receive a training certificate and gift for attending the tutorial, as well as 6 CEU’s for attending the full session.  Refreshments and lunch provided.


ETAP | Rudder Tower 501

Educational Seminar


POWER Grid Engineering | Rudder Tower 701  | Register Here

Join Power Grid Engineering for a FREE highlight of our Power Systems Training Seminar. The session will focus on the fundamentals of Line Protection including: Physical Characteristics of Transmission Lines, MHO Circle, Theory of Impedence Protection, Zones of Protection, POTT, PUTT DCB & DCUB End-to-End Schemes, Reliability & Security, IEEE Standards.