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SEL Events at the Power and Energy Automation Conference 2017


Join us at our seminar in Spokane, Washington, where SEL engineers will discuss the newest technologies and advancements for power system automation, integration, and communications. You will learn about how SEL’s new, simple, secure Time-Domain Link (TiDL) technology can save copper, save time, save money, and save lives. In addition, discover the benefits to using SEL’s industry-changing software-defined networking (SDN) technology that solves the inherent limitations of Ethernet networks—and more!

Learn more about the Power and Energy Automation Conference at the official website.

Location and Details

March 20–23
The Historic Davenport Hotel
Spokane, Washington

Session Information
Professional Development Hours: 8

SEL Technical Seminar

Monday, March 20
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The Historic Davenport Hotel
Pennington Ballroom A

This SEL seminar is free, and breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Welcome and Company Update

Save Copper and Modernize Your Substation With SEL TiDL Technology

  • Understand the basics of the SEL TiDL technology.
  • Learn how to apply the TiDL technology for line, bus, and transformer applications.
  • Discuss the benefits of applying the TiDL technology.
  • Learn how to test and commission a TiDL implementation.

SDN Delivers Breakthrough Performance for Substation Ethernet Networks

  • Learn how SEL is using SDN to redefine Ethernet performance for mission-critical applications.
  • Discover how SDN delivers microsecond failover, greater security, simplified network design and testing, and centralized network visibility.
  • Learn through application examples how SDN provides advantages over traditional Ethernet implementations.

Enhance Grid Security and Reliability With SEL RTAC Solutions

  • Discover how to replace legacy automation systems with SEL Real-Time Automation Controller (RTAC) solutions.
  • Learn the capabilities of the new CT/PT card in the SEL-2240 Axion.
  • Tailor SEL RTAC features to help meet security and reliability standards.

Achieve Deterministic and Minimal Latency Communications Over Ethernet WAN for Mission-Critical Applications 

  • Learn how SEL has developed technology for providing deterministic performance (with guaranteed latency) for critical wide-area networks (WANs).  
  • Learn how ICON deterministic packet transport is interoperable with Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and Carrier Ethernet.
  • Understand how ICON is the only multiplexer to offer both time-division multiplexing (TDM) and Ethernet transport.

    Protect From Grid Blackouts—A University Microgrid Control System Case Study/Application

    • Understand the challenges and complexities of maintaining power system integrity in a microgrid.
    • Learn what goes into creating a microgrid monitoring and control system.
    • Learn how SEL uses Real Time Digital Simulator (RTDS) modeling to improve complex microgrid solutions.

    Learn How to Retrofit D20 RTUs Quickly and Easily With the SEL Axion

    • Learn how to replace aging D20 remote terminal units (RTUs) quickly and easily with the SEL Axion.
    • Understand how to configure the Axion quickly to seamlessly integrate with the DNP3 master as if nothing had changed.
    • Hear a customer success story on how quickly and easily D20 retrofits can be accomplished.

    Implementing motorMAX in the Largest Petrochemical Project in the World

    • Learn how to benefit from SEL advancements in motor controls and visualization.
    • Understand new applications for SEL products and how to apply them.
    • Learn about a new system delivery model from SEL.

    Applying SEL Technology to Provide High-Speed Wide-Area Control for Grid Interconnection

    • Hear how SEL developed and implemented an innovative wide-area control scheme to manage the interconnection of two grids between France and Spain.
    • Learn how SEL overcame the technical challenges using best practice design approaches.
    • Understand what approaches were used to fully test and validate the performance of solutions prior to commissioning.

    Automatic Detection of Oscillations and Disturbances at SDG&E With Synchrophasors

    • Acquire a greater understanding of synchrophasor technology capabilities.
    • Discover how SDG&E is deploying their synchrophasor system.
    • Learn how SEL-5078-2 synchroWAVe Central Software can detect oscillations and events on the power system automatically.

    Register here for the SEL Technical Seminar!

    All attendees will receive 8 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for their attendance.

    For more information and the complete PEAC technical paper presentation schedule, please visit the PEAC website.

    SEL Technical Paper Presentations at PEAC

    March 21–22
    The Historic Davenport Hotel

    Ukraine Cyber-Induced Power Outage: Analysis and Practical Mitigation Strategies
    Dave Whitehead, Kevin Owens, Dennis Gammel, and Jess Smith (SEL)

    Software-Defined Networking Redefines Performance for Ethernet Control Systems
    Mark Hadley (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory), David Nicol (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), and Rhett Smith (SEL)

    Case Study: Lessons Learned Using IEC 61850 Network Engineering Guideline Test Procedures to Troubleshoot Faulty Ethernet Network Installations
    David Dolezilek, Marcel van Rensburg, and Jason Dearien (SEL)

    University Implements Distribution Automation to Enhance System Reliability and Optimize Operations
    Tyler J. Hjorth (Texas A&M University) and Payal Gupta and Ashok Balasubramanian (SEL)

    System for Event Summary Notifications: Preliminary Operational Results at SDG&E
    Tariq Rahman (San Diego Gas & Electric) and Ellery Blood, Matthew Halladay, and Jared Bestebreur (SEL)

    Mitigating the Impacts of Photovoltaics on the Power System
    Kei Hao, Shankar Achanta, Ben Rowland, and Andy Kivi (SEL)

    For more information and the complete PEAC technical paper presentation schedule, please visit the PEAC website.

    SEL Solutions Lab

    Monday–Wednesday, March 20–22
    5:00–7:00 p.m.
    The Historic Davenport Hotel
    Elizabethan Room

    Visit our solutions exhibit to talk with SEL experts and learn about the latest technological developments in cybersecurity, distribution automation solutions, engineering consulting services, and automation and control of electric power systems.


    SEL-2740S Software-Defined Network Switch

    The SEL-2740S Software-Defined Network Switch is the industry's first field-hardened software-defined networking (SDN)-enabled switch and is designed to improve Ethernet performance in mission-critical applications. By providing centralized traffic engineering, the SEL-2740S and the SEL-5056 Software-Defined Network Flow Controller give you path- and packet-level control of your communications flows.


    SEL ICON Integrated Communications Optical Network

    The ICON combines superior deterministic synchronous optical network (SONET) transport technology with flexible Ethernet and time-division multiplexing (TDM) drop interfaces to provide an integrated protection, data, and voice communications solution in a single platform.


    SEL-3555 Real-Time Automation Controller (RTAC)

    The SEL-3355 is the fastest and most powerful RTAC for advanced data concentration and control. The SEL-3555 provides a powerful solution for data management, either in the substation or at a central location. Manage and archive system data, view real-time information, and control substation equipment. Use the built-in video port to integrate an HMI for control, annunciation, and alarm management. The SEL-3555 provides the flexibility, reliability, and power to meet your most demanding substation automation projects.

    SEL ICON Fun Run and Walk

    Tuesday, March 21
    Registration: 5:45 a.m.
    Start: 6:00 a.m.
    The Historic Davenport Hotel

    Join SEL for our annual ICON Fun Run. This 8-kilometer run or 4-kilometer walk through Spokane’s beautiful Riverfront Park will be refreshing and fun.

    Runners and walkers will meet SEL pace runners in the main lobby of The Historic Davenport Hotel. From there, they will run or walk the course together.

    March mornings in Spokane are cold and crisp. Please plan your attire accordingly, and don’t forget your gloves and running shoes!

    All participants are required to sign a waiver of release before participating.