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Digital Protection User Group Meeting 2022

We are very pleased to invite you to our digital DIgSILENT Protection User Group Meeting on October 25th 2022.

Let's talk about how the use of PowerFactory can support you with your current Protection needs, and with your future developments. On the day of the event we will hear from both PowerFactory customers and DIgSILENT colleagues, who will demonstrate application examples and share their PowerFactory experience.


Here is an agenda of the topics you can look forward to:


Time slot




10:00-10:15 AM Introduction Welcome to the Meeting Bhuvnesh Gautam (DIgSILENT)
10:15-10:45 AM PowerFactory Recently Introduced Features for Protection Users Nicholai Wilson (DIgSILENT)
10:45-11:15 AM PowerFactory Protection Coordination Assistant Daniel Gmeiner (DIgSILENT)
11:15-11:30 AM   Coffee Break  
11:30-12:00 PM Protection Studies Using PowerFactory to Explore Application Limits of Directional Overcurrent Protection (Complete Short Circuit Method as Study/Teaching Tool) Paul Hindle
12:00-12:30 PM Protection Studies Protection of a Six-Phase Transmission Feeder: Challenges and Solutions of Modelling and Simulation Francisco Gonzalez Longatt
12:30-01:30 PM   Lunch Break  
01:30-01:55 PM Special Applications Designing and Testing a New Approach for Busbar Protection in an Impedance Earthed Medium Voltage Grid Ernst Wierenga
01:55-02:20 PM Special Applications Simplified Methods for Automatic Calculation and Verification of Protection Function Settings in Transmission Lines and Transformers Juan Fernando Piñeros
02:20-02:45 PM Special Applications Dynamic RMS Analysis of Oscillations and Consequent Coordination and Adjustment of Protections Franco Galati
02:45-03:00 PM   Coffee Break  
03:00-03:25 PM Standards Real World Applications of and Experience with IEEE1584:2018 Jacob Allinson
03:25-03:50 PM Standards Digitalisation of Power System Protection Schemes Michael O’Donovan
03:50-04:00 PM Meeting Closure Final Discussion/Goodbye and Closing Statements Bhuvnesh Gautam (DIgSILENT)


Event time period: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (CEST, UTC+02:00)

Meeting platform: Zoom (You will have the option to participate in the workshop via your internet browser. You do not need to install the Zoom software)

Costs: The Digital Protection User Group Meeting 2022 is free of charge

Language: This meeting will be held in English


We are already looking forward to your registrations and to welcoming you digitally in October.

The deadline for registrations is Friday, October 21st 2022.