DistribuTECH Brasil call for abstracts

Share your knowledge, experience and solutions with industry colleagues from around the world

PennWell Corp.'s Advisory Boards are now accepting abstracts for our 2014 Conference.

We invite you to submit an abstract for POWER‐GEN Brasil, HydroVision Brasil, and/or DistribuTECH Brasil. Share your knowledge, experience and solutions with industry colleagues from around the world.

To have your presentation considered for the programs, please submit your 150 - 300 word abstract on one or more of the technical focus areas listed by Monday, 24 February 2014.

All abstracts must be submitted using the on-line form found by accessing the applicable conference site through WWW.POWERBRASILEVENTS.COM. The main body of your abstract should be between 150 and 300 words (2000 characters maximum).

Presentations must be of interest and of practical value to executives, managers, engineers and operations personnel engaged in the power and hydro industry. Customer and joint customer/supplier papers are particularly welcome.

Papers must not be commercial in nature.

In submitting an abstract you are indicating your availability and willingness to develop and write a full paper, attend and present your paper, if selected, and comply with all the deadlines.

Please ensure that the speaker and author details you are providing when submitting your abstract are correct, as these will be used for pre-event marketing purposes.

Speakers are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs.

Authors who submit an abstract for possible inclusion in one of our 2014 Conference Programs must adhere to the following submittal rules and style settings to meet the mandatory submittal requirements:

1. Designate a primary contact person responsible for meeting all deadlines and obligations and provide his/her name, company, address, phone / fax numbers and e-mail address.

2. Designate the actual speaker/presenter of the paper.

3. Provide names, companies, addresses, phone/fax number and e-mail address for ALL authors.

All Primary Contacts will be notified in writing whether or not their abstract was accepted by the end of May 2014.

Our audience spans from generation (including a special focus on hydropower) to transmission and distribution, our three conferences and exhibition serve professionals from all facets in these industries:

Public / Municipal Utilities

Government / Regulatory Agencies

Private / Independent Power Producers

Investing / Finance / Insurance

Consultation

Research / Development

Operations / Maintenance

Design / Structural / Construction Engineering

Mechanical / Electrical / Plant Engineering

Fuel Suppliers

IT / Software

Equipment Inspection / Repair

Original Equipment Manufacturing

Human Resources

Trade Press

Hydropower Project Ownership / Operation

Equipment Manufacturing / Supply

Environmental Mitigation / Enhancement

Electricity Distribution Utilities Electricity Transmission Utilities Electricity Regulators

Large Electricity Consumers / Buyers Manufacturers / Vendors

This list contains topics of interest for the 2014 Brazil power event audience. This list is not meant to be all-inclusive.

Transmission

Cybersecurity

Communications Technologies

Dynamic Line Rating

Energized Line Work

Environmental Protection and Management

Financing Transmission Projects High Voltage Cable

High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC)

Phasor Measurement Technology and Applications

Physical Infrastructure Protection and Security

Renewable Energy Integration Rules and Regulations

Transmission Development and Construction

Transmission Financing Transmission Reliability Volt/VAR
Transformer Monitoring Static VAR Compensation

System Protection

System Testing

T&D Quality of Supply

T&D Reliability

Workforce Challenges, Development and Productivity

Meter Data Management Non-technical Losses Power Quality Monitoring Protocols

Rules and Regulations Social Issues
Time of Use Pricing

Meshed Wireless Networks Precision Time Protocol (PTP) Self-healing Grid
Smart Grid

System Automation Feasibility Studies

System Modeling
Volt/VAR Integration with DM

GIS/Geospatial Technologies Grid Monitoring Technologies Intelligent Devices and Sensors Mobile Computing

Outage Management Systems

Renewable Energy Integration

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems – SCADA

Power Delivery Business

Asset Management and Valuation

Asset Performance and Optimization

Asset Predictive Maintenance

Capital and O&M Expenditure Reduction

Connecting / Integrating Transmission and Distribution Grids

Decentralized and Distributed Generation Integration

Loss Reduction
Power Quality
Rate and Tariff Structures Reliability Improvement Remote Monitoring Revenue Protection System Loading

Metering/Customer Engagement

Advanced Metering Infrastructure – Installation and Implementation

Automatic Meter Reading

Case Studies – Europe,
North America, South America

Communication Technology for AMI

Economics / Financing Environment

Customer Expectations of Advanced Metering

System Automation

Network Automation

Substation Automation

Distribution Automation

Transmission Automation

Communications Technologies for Grid Automation

Cybersecurity

Energy Storage for Grid Stability

System Operation

Communication Technologies

Data Integration with Corporate Database

Data Management

Distribution Management Systems

Distributed Generation Distributed Intelligence

Customer Education for Advanced Metering

Customer Acceptance of Advanced Metering

Cybersecurity

Data Analytics

Demand Response

Financing Mandated Installations

Interoperability – Standards Development

Funding Grid Automation Projects

Grid Automation Investment

IEC 61850 and Other Protocols

Integrated Distribution Management Systems (IDMS)

Intelligent Devices and Sensors

Interoperability – Grid Automation Standards

Energy Management Systems

Equipment Maintenance Planning

Equipment Monitoring / Testing / Diagnostics

Equipment Predictive Maintenance

Field Service Management and Operations

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