** NOTICE 8/19/19 ** NASPI was informed that the 2020 Government Per Diem for hotels in Richmond, VA, increased from $94/night to $96/night. We are sorry for any confusion we may have caused. If you are entitled to receive the Government Per Diem and you do not receive it from The Westin, please contact us at email@example.com.
We are pleased to announce the October NASPI Work Group meeting will be held in Richmond, VA, on October 28 - 30, 2019. This meeting will feature invited user success stories, NASPI Technology Partner Presentations, vendor show, and poster session. You will hear presentations from companies and individuals who are using synchrophasor technology successfully to solve specific challenges and the lessons they learned along the way. Our distinguished keynote speaker will be an executive from Dominion Energy, Inc.
NASPI will host a complimentary Train-the-Trainer technical workshop on October 28, 2019 from 1:00-5:00PM at The Westin Richmond. Train-the-Trainer is presented by Michael Cassiadoro, Total Reliability Solutions, LLC. This session is intended for grid operator and electric utility trainers that wish to incorporate the eight-hour Use of Time Synchronized Measurements in Real-Time Operations training course into their respective training programs. We will explain how the course was designed, review the course materials to ensure underlying knowledge requirements are met, and provide pointers on how customize the training materials to meet your company’s specific needs. No registration is required to attend the Train-the-Trainer technical workshop.
Registration is now OPEN! The early bird registration fee is $500 for regular attendees and $100 for students. The regular rate is $600 and $175 respectively for registrations made after October 8, 2019.
The Westin Richmond
6631 West Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia, 23230
Book your room! A block of rooms at the Westin Richmond is available at $149/night for a standard room and $96/night for a government room. This special rate will be applicable for the nights of October 27 through November 2, 2019. The rate will be available until October 7, 2019, or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. You may reserve your room using the link above or you can call 1-800-627-7468 and request a room using the title: North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NASPI) Work Group Meeting.
Individuals who wish to present a poster need to send a brief abstract describing the poster topic, title, presenter(s), affiliation, and contact information using the attached MS Word file to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 30, 2019. Poster abstracts will be reviewed and selected by a committee; acceptance/rejection emails will be sent to the individuals that have submitted poster abstracts by September 13, 2019. The poster session will be held the evening of October 29, 2019.
Partnership Opportunities (a.k.a. Vendors)
We are thrilled to announce an opportunity for our partners to address the NASPI WG attendees during the General Session. We are encouraging the partners to participate in our first ever NASPI Technology Partner Presentations. Each partner will have approximately 5 minutes to address the entire work group audience. Partners, this is your opportunity to share your work, technological advancements, innovative ideas, and updates with the larger group which we hope will foster further networking and collaboration. Please read through the NASPI Partnership Opportunity document and become familiar with the various support levels offered to participate as a partner in the NASPI Work Group meeting. If you have questions, do not hesitate to send an email to email@example.com.