The North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NASPI) Work Group virtual meeting will be November 3-5, 2020, featuring technical sessions and presentations that showcase innovative applications of synchrophasor technology. We will also feature opportunities associated with wide-area streaming applications of high-speed advanced sensors time-synchronized measurements, including issues associated with inverter-based generation and the ability to maintain essential reliability services. Our distinguished keynote speakers are:
- Mark G. Lauby, Senior Vice President and Chief Engineer, North American Electric Reliability Corporation on Tuesday, November 3, 2020
- Daniel Brooks, Vice President, Power Delivery and Utilization – Integrated Grid, Electric Power Research Institute on Wednesday, November 4, 2020
- Michael Pesin, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity’s Advanced Grid Research & Development, U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday, November 5, 2020
NASPI Work Group registration: The early bird registration fee will be $100 for standard attendees and $50 for students. The regular rate will be $150 and $75 respectively for registrations made after October 16, 2020. The registration site is under construction, when ready the link will be posted here.
Partnership Opportunities (a.k.a. Vendors): We are encouraging the partners to participate in the virtual NASPI Technology Partner Presentations. Each partner will have an opportunity to address the work group audience throughout the meeting based on the level of partnership procured. 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. Learn more!
Virtual Poster Session: The virtual poster session will be hosted on the NASPI website. NASPI WG meeting paid attendees are encouraged to submit a 2-minute prerecorded video that will consist of your work in poster form and the individual speaking to the poster content. Videos due to NASPI by October 16, 2020.
NASPI Consent & Release
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