Call for Papers

Protection, automation and control specialists from industry and academia around the world are invited to submit abstracts on the following topics:

1. The Future of Electricity – PAC challenges of today and tomorrow
2. Smart Grid – what is it?
3. System analysis
4. Standardization and harmonization of system models
5. Wide area monitoring and control
6. Communications
7. IEC 61850, applications and benefits
8. Standard protocols and common data formats
9. Cyber security
10. Multifunctional Protection IEDs – acceptable functional integration
11. Advanced protection, automation and control functions
12. Adaptive protection
13. System Integrity Protection Schemes (SIPS)
14. Synchrophasors, applications and benefits
15. Testing of devices, distributed functions and systems
16. Power quality
17. Automatic fault analysis
18. Substation automation
19. Distribution and home automation
20. Impact of wind power on PAC
21. Distributed Energy Resources Integration
22. Asset management and condition monitoring
23. Engineering
24. Visualization, situational awareness
25. Power system education challenges for professionals and administrators

All abstracts should be around 500 words. The authors should indicate which topic the paper addresses and keep in mind that the focus of their papers should be on presenting challenges, applications, solutions and ideas related to the above topics in a non-commercial and practical manner. Preference will be given to papers that discuss the functionality and performance requirements of the application, the communications requirements and how the application fits within a distributed multi-domain smart grid architecture and interacts with other applications in the smart grid hierarchy.

The abstracts should be e-mailed as an attachment in Word to: