2018 Grid of the Future | Reston, VA | October 28-31


Quanta Technology along with Quanta Services are proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the CIGRE Grid of the Future Symposium at Reston VA, October 28th to 31st.


A number of our industry experts will be presenting papers and Chairing panels. We invite you to review the schedule below:


Click here for the Symposium schedule


Damir Novosel, President


On Monday, October 29th Damir will be moderating the Advancements in Power System Protection and Communications Session. He will be joined by the following presenters:


  • Improve Protection Communications Network Reliability Through Software-Defined Process Bus

Q. Yang - Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.,

  • Continuous Automated Analysis of Protection Scheme Communications Leads to Improved Reliability and Performance B. Fazzari - Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
  • Process Bus Busbar Protection - A Stepping Stone Towards Digital Substation

R. Hunt - GE Power Grid Solutions,

  • Automated Fault Location Analysis - Analytics Update

P. Myrda - Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)


Paper Session 1D: System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability

Monday, October 29th, 9:30am–11:00am, Room - Lake Audubon

Bryan Gwyn, VP Business Development & Marketing

Bryan will be presenting a paper on Assessment of Protection Functionality and Performance with Respect to Declining System Fault Levels and Inertia due to a Significant Increase of Inverter Based Generation on National Grid’s Transmission System in the United Kingdom.

His co-authors are J. Holbach, S. Ward, Quanta Technology and B. Ellison, R. Zhang, National Grid UK.


Paper Session 4A: System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track

Tuesday, October 30th, 11:15am–12:45pm, Room Lake Fairfax, Moderator: Brent Hendrickson Enelytix


Quanta Technology experts are also co-authors of a paper on Value of The Distributed Energy Resources to Distribution Grid.

R. Masiello, F. Farzan, E. Ntakou, Quanta Technology and E Paaso, N. Abdullah and S. Bahramirad, Commonwealth Edison.


Paper Session 4B: Distribution Technical Track

Tuesday, October 30th, 11:15am–12:45pm, Room Lake Anne, Moderator: Mike Putt Florida Power & Light.