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
Research / Development
Operations / Maintenance
Design / Structural / Construction Engineering
Mechanical / Electrical / Plant Engineering
IT / Software
Equipment Inspection / Repair
Original Equipment Manufacturing
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.
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
T&D Quality of Supply
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
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
Communications Technologies for Grid Automation
Energy Storage for Grid Stability
Data Integration with Corporate Database
Distribution Management Systems
Distributed Generation Distributed Intelligence
Customer Education for Advanced Metering
Customer Acceptance of Advanced Metering
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