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Spring Virtual Seminar

Faster, Safer, Simpler—
Technologies and Innovations for Electric Power Systems

We are excited to host the Spring Virtual Seminar—a brand-new online platform designed to share the latest solutions from SEL.

SEL Chief Executive Officer Dave Whitehead will open the event with a welcome address, providing an overview of our innovations over the past year and how SEL products are improving the safety, speed, and resiliency of power systems. After, top engineers from SEL will discuss advancements in time-domain technology and automation systems.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) are available for those attending the live event or watching the sessions on-demand if completed by May 5 at 5:00 p.m. (Central Time). PDHs will range in hours depending on the number of sessions you participate in. To receive PDHs, attendees must be present for at least 75 percent of each session; partial credit or adjusted PDHs are not awarded.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to for assistance.


Presentations will begin live streaming on April 21 at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time).

Keynote From Dave Whitehead

9:00–9:30 a.m.

Join Dave Whitehead as he delivers the keynote address, sharing the biggest technological advancements at SEL over the last year and our vision for what’s next.

Dave Whitehead, CEO

The SEL-T401L Ultra-High-Speed Line Relay

9:30–10:00 a.m.

Tune in to learn about the SEL-T401L—a high-performance, easy-to-use line protection relay in a 3U package that delivers unprecedented operating times and is suitable for a wide range of applications. With simple protection philosophies and a reduced setting count, the SEL-T401L offers an opportunity to reset the complexity of line protection applications.

Amol Kathe, Lead Power Engineer, Research & Development

Introducing SEL’s Next Generation of Automation Solutions

10:00–10:30 a.m.

Learn about the new SEL-3350 Automation Controller, a flexible computing and automation platform engineered and tested to withstand the world’s harshest operating conditions. Additionally, discover the benefits of the new SEL Blueframe application platform and Data Management and Automation (DMA) solutions.

Mark Weber, Engineering Director, Research & Development

The SEL Approach to Supply Chain Security

10:30–11:00 a.m.

Watch as Frank Harrill summarizes the decades-long emphasis on supply chain security that helps our customers comply with NERC CIP standards and recent executive orders.

Frank Harrill, Vice President of Security

Live Q&A

11:00–11:30 a.m.

Join Dave Whitehead, Amol Kathe, Mark Weber, and Frank Harrill for the opportunity to ask questions about our solutions and engage with some of the driving forces behind innovation at SEL.

Dave Whitehead

Amol Kathe

Mark Weber

Frank Harrill

Breakout Sessions

Breakout sessions are available with a live Q&A chat on April 21 from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. (Central Time) and can be accessed on demand afterward. 


Simplifying Substation Modernization With TiDL Technology

1.5 PDHs

Learn about the newly released SEL-TMU TiDL Merging Unit and the next generation of TiDL technology—and how it makes modernizing substations with digital secondary systems simpler than ever.


Scott Wenke
Nate Thompson
Marcel Taberer


Use Cases and Demos: SEL’s Next Generation of Automation Solutions

1 PDHs

Explore the next generation automation controller roadmap at SEL as well as several use-case demonstrations highlighting new automation solutions.


Bryan Fazzari
Andy Gould
Ryan Syslo
Trent Bridges
Cailin Ventresco


SEL Protection, Control, and Metering Solutions for Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Interconnections

2 PDHs

Learn about the array of solutions available at SEL to improve protection, control, and metering for DER interconnection sites.


Brian Waldron
Jai Subbarayan
Reagan Lynch


SEL-400G Innovative Applications


Explore how SEL-400G Advanced Generator Protection System technologies will improve grid-connected generation protection to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


Jon Steinmetz
Gautham Ashokkumar
Krithika Bhuvaneshwaran

Viewing Guide

Tech Tips

For the best viewing experience, there are several steps you can take:

  1. Make sure that your internet connection is stable. A wired connection provides the most reliable experience.
  2. Close any nonessential internet tabs and computer programs.
  3. Remain on the session page once you’ve begun viewing a presentation.
  4. If you encounter any buffering or freezing issues, reload the session page.

All sessions are listed in Central Time. If you are unable to attend the live session, you can view the recording at a later date by navigating to the session page.

Contact Us Directly

If you have any questions, concerns, or other feedback, please feel free to reach out to for assistance.

Navigating the General Sessions

  1. On the day of the event, select "View Live Session" from the homepage.
  2. At the presentation’s scheduled time, the video will become available. Click the play button to join the live session.
  3. A chat panel will be available on the screen. Use this to ask any questions you have for the presenter. Presenters will be available to respond to your questions during the presentation’s scheduled time.

Navigating the Afternoon Sessions

  1. To begin a breakout session, navigate to the breakout sessions section and select the session you would like to join by clicking “View Details.”
  2. At the presentation’s scheduled time, the video will become available. Click the play button to join the live session, or return to the session page at a later date to view the recording.
  3. A chat panel will be available on the screen. Use this to ask any questions you have for the presenter. Presenters and supply chain management will be available to respond to your questions related to the presentation and topic.
  4. Once you have finished viewing the session, please complete the session survey to let us know about your experience. If there is any additional feedback you would like to share, please reach out to