What It Takes To Digitize The Operations Of A Power System?

The world need more power to extend the electricity access to over one billion people and support stable growth and rising living standards for billions more.  At the same time, the convergence of digital and physical innovations has begun to impact the industry. 
The world is becoming more and more “digital” and “smart”, we are now talking about, say, digital substations, smart metering etc. The 16th Annual Power Symposium 2017 aims at discussing the challenge in digitizing the power system and the opportunities/risks arise. The Symposium will also cover recent achievements and future technological developments related to digitizing the operations of a power system.
The 16th Annual Power Symposium 2017 provides a forum for professionals, practitioners, academics and researchers to exchange and share ideas and experiences related to the main theme. Papers are invited for (but not limited to) the following topics:
  • ICT Application to Power Systems
  • Digital Protection and Controls
  • Digital Substations
  • Smart Metering and Digital Consumption
  • Cyber Security Issues
  • Digital Power Plant
  • Big Data in Power Systems
Abstract Submission Deadline               15 March 2017
Abstract Acceptance Confirmation         7 April 2017
Full Paper Submission                           29 April 2017
Submissions should be made via email to the Power Symposium Paper Coordinator:
Ir Dr. Herman Ching Email: twching@theiet.org
Abstracts and final papers are subject to a review process. All accepted papers will be printed and published in the symposium proceedings, which will be distributed to all symposium participants. Abstracts and papers should contain paper title and author(s). The final paper should be prepared in the following format:
*Microsoft Word font 10, Times New Roman
*Two-column pages with a maximum of 8 pages

Posted by Nympha Leung on Feb 10, 2017 3:23 AM Europe/London


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