Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Convention and
exhibition centre
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Key Topics of the Conference:

  • Actual Trends in Development of Power System Protection and Automation
  • FACTS and HVDC – Their Impact on Relay Protection and Automation Operation of AC Grids
  • Relay Protection and Automation. Challenges Power Grid with Distributed Generation
  • Power System Simulation for the Needs of Relay Protection and System Automation
  • Modern Trends in Development of Operation and Emergency Control System
  • WAMPACS. Application Experience and Latest Development Directions
  • Expert systems for Power Systems Failure Analysis
  • Relay Protection and Automation Application Issues
  • Software Development for Calculation of Protective Relay Settings




Tue, April 25th 2017

09:00 – 10:00

Participants’ registration

1st  floor, pavilion G 2

10:00 – 11:00

Opening of the Exhibition

1st  floor, pavilion G 2

11:00 – 11:30

Opening of the Conference

1st  floor,  Conference Hall Е 11


Address of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation representative

Address of the Organizing Committee Chairman

Address of the CIGRE representative

Address of the RNC CIGRE representative

11:30 – 13:00

Plenary session

1st  floor,  Conference Hall Е 11


Co-Chairmen: A. Zhukov («SO UPS», JSC,  Russia),

I. Patriota de Siqueira (CIGRE, SC B5, Brazil)

I. Ivanov (JSC “NECE”, Russia)


I. Patriota de Siqueira (CIGRE, SC B5, Brazil)

CIGRE B5 Study Committee ‘Protection and Automation’: mission, aims and vision

A.Zhukov («SO UPS», JSC,  Russia)

Development prospects of the relay protection and automation in United Power System  of Russia

I. Ivanov (JSC “NECE”, Russia)

State policy in relay protection, automation and automated control systems development.

13:00 – 13:30


2nd floor,  Conference Hall G 28

13:00 – 14:00


1st  floor, pavilion G 2, Dining area

14:00 – 16:00

 SC B5 CIGRE Seminar

1st  floor,  Conference Hall Е 11


I. Patriota de Siqueira (CIGRE, SC B5, Brazil)

Maintenance of Cyber Security of Electrical Networks

16:00 – 16:30


16:30 – 18:00

SC B5 CIGRE Seminar (Cont.)

1st  floor,  Conference Hall Е 11


Vladimir Terzija (University of Manchester, UK)

Wide Area Monitoring, Protection and Control achievements published in TB664 (WGB5.14 Wide Area Protection and Control Technologies)

Alex Apostolov (OMICRON electronics, USA)

PAC systems of the Future – what they are and how do we get there

Jorge Cardenas (GE Grid Solutions, Spain)

Optical sensors, the new paradigm for innovative solutions to Monitoring, Control & Protect the Grid

А.Voloshin (NRU MPEI, Russia)

PACS with cross-platform software implementation of protection and automation functions

19:00 – 22:00

Welcome cocktail

Hilton Expoforum, Grand Hall


16:30 – 18:30

Section 1: «Relay Protection and Automation in power systems with distributed generation»

2nd floor,  Conference Hall G 22-24

  Co-Chairmen: A.Kulikov (NNSTU n.a. R.E. Alekseev, Russia),

P. Ilyushin (JSC «Technical Inspection UES», Russia)

16:30 – 18:30

Mazaher Karimi, Peter Wall, Hazlie Mokhlis, Vladimir Terzija (The University of Manchester, University of Malaya, UK, Malaysia)

С.1-1. A Centralized Under-Frequency Load Shedding Controller based on State Estimator for Microgrids

G.Nudelman, O. Onisova (JSC «VNIIR», Russia)

С.1-2. Development of Undervoltage Interconnection Protection for Distribution Generation Units

P. Ilyushin (JSC «Technical Inspection UES», Russia)

С.1-3. Special aspects of distributed generation islanding automatics

A.Kulikov, М.Sharygin (NNSTU n.a. R.E. Alekseev, Russia),

С.1-4. Automatic control of microgrid system regime involving active consumer reserves

E.Rogoznikov, Е.Voloshin, А.А. Voloshin (NRU MPEI, Russia)

С.1-5. Distributed system of automatic control of generation, consumption and accumulation of electric energy in distributed networks with RES

P. Ilyushin (JSC «Technical Inspection UES», Russia)

С.1-6. Relay protection and automatics in active distribution grids

N.Dolgih, S.Anisimov (CJSC “RPC “ENERGOSOYUZ”, Russia)

С.1-7. Emergency control of an isolated power system with generators of low power

Ya. Kuzkina (LLC “Engineering Center “Irkutskenergo”, ESI SB RAS, Russia)

С.1-8. The observability ensuring of electrical distribution networks with distributed generation through Smart Meter 

S.Muzalev (JSC «Technical Inspection UES», Russia)

С.1-9. Short-circuit currents of active distribution grids

А. Zhukov, V. Vorobiev, E. Satsuk, A. Gerasimov  

(«SO UPS», JSC,  JSC “STC UPS”, Russia)

С.1-10. Requirements for wind and solar power plants operating in the power system