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Charlotte Meeting  - General Agenda 

Monday, November 9, 2009

 

UCA International Users Group (Day 1)

 

0830 – 0900     Registration and Coffee 

0900 – 1020     Morning Session

    • Welcome and Meeting Agenda
    • Update on UCAiug Activities
    • Presentation of UCAIug 2010-2012 Board of Directors
    • UCAIug Testing Committee

1020 – 1040    Break

 

1040– 1200     User Communities Reports

    • IEC61850 Users Group
    • OpenSG Users Group
    • CIM Users Group

1200 – 1300    Lunch

1300 – 1430    User Presentations:

    • Update on NIST Smart Grid Activities - Aaron Snyder
    • First step to harmonise CIM and IEC61850 for SmartGrid
      Looking at SCL as a profile  - Andre' Maizener, Jean-Luc Sanson
       

1430 – 1500    Break

 

1500 – 1700    Q & A  All Meeting Participants provide input

 

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

 

UCA International Users Group (Day 2)

 

0900 – 1020    UCAIug Site Strategy Session

      • How to Use UCA/CIM/OpenSG/IECTC57/IEC61850 Sites
      • Guidance for Group Leaders (Site Owners)
      • Under-the-Hood with Sharepoint:  Examples and Case Studies
      • Upcoming Improvements for Smart Grid Groups

1020 – 1040    Break

1040 – 1200    UCAIug Site Strategy Session Continues

1200 – 1300    Lunch

 

 UCAIug Annual Meeting Concludes

 

CIM University  (Pre-Meeting Tutorial, in parallel with UCAIug Day 2)

0800 – 0830     Registration and Coffee 

0830 – 1200     Morning Session    

  • Introduction to the CIM and Related Standards - Terry Saxton
    • Tutorial on CIM UML model and contents
    • IEC 3-Layer reference architecture
    • Use of Sparx Enterprise Architect
  • CIM for Enterprise Integration (IEC 61968 Series) - Greg Robinson
    • AMI, DMS, OMS, GIS, CIS
    • Asset Management and Work Management

1200 – 1300     Lunch

 

1300 – 1700     Afternoon Session 

  • CIM for Enterprise Integration (continued) - Greg Robinson
    • Plans for Supporting the Smart Grid
  • CIM Steady State Solution Interfaces and Profiles - Jay Britton
    • Use of Profiles and Profile Groups 
  • CIM Tools - Margaret Goodrich
    • Tools for Creating Profiles, generating CIM XML files, and validating model files
  • CIMug Collaboration Sites - Overview and Training - Randy Rhodes

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

 

CIM Users Group Meeting

 

0800 - 0830 Registration and Coffee              

 

0830 - 1000 Welcome and Keynote Presentations                            

Welcome and Introductions – CIMug Co-Chairs:  Terry Saxton & Randy Rhodes

Keynote - CIM’s Role in Smart Grid Standards Development 

  • Jerry Fitzpatrick, NIST
  • Mark McGranaghan, EPRI

1000 – 1030     Break

 

1030 – 1200     Coordination of Smart Grid Standards Development – Panel Session, Ed Dobrowolski

·        OpenSG – Greg Robinson

·        OASIS – Toby Considine

·        EPRI - John Simmins 

·        NIST - Jerry Fitzpatrick

·        NAESB – Jonathan Booe

 

1200 – 1300     Lunch

 

1300 – 1330     NIST Prioritized Action Plan (PAP) Assignments for the CIM Users Group – Terry Saxton, Scott Neumann

 

1330 – 1500     Viewpoints on CIM Interop Testing - Panel Session, Margaret Goodrich

·        European View – Andre' Maizener

·        International View – Mark McGranaghan (representing EDF)

·        Utility View – Greg Steinmetz

·        Consultant View – Scott Neumann

·        Vendor View - TBD

 

1500 – 1530     Break

 

1530 – 1600     Interoperability Tests - Overview and Needs Review - Margaret Goodrich 

 

1600 – 1700     EPRI CIM Project Reviews – Terry Saxton

·        CIM Dynamics Model Exchange

·        CIM – 61850 Harmonization

·        Future Prospects - Advanced Transients Model Exchange

 

Thursday, November 12, 2009

 

0830 – 1000     Utility Case Studies – Panel Session, Brad Williams

·        Wayne Longcore, Consumers Energy

·        Larry Clark, Alabama Power/Southern Company

·        Greg Steinmetz, AEP

 

1000 – 1030     Break

 

1030 – 1130     Smart Grid Double Play – Panel Session, Randy Rhodes

·        Jon Drew, Progress Energy (North Carolina) - CIM for Distribution Management

·        Cliff Rice, Progress Energy (Florida) - CIM for CIS and AMI

 

1130 – 1145     How Will CIMug Complete NIST-Assigned Priority Action Plans? – Terry Saxton, Scott Neumann

 

1145 – 1200     Working Group Agenda Previews – Ed Dobrowolski

 

1200 – 1300     Lunch

 

1300 – 1430     Working Group Sessions

·        Joint EAI and Tools WG - Alan McMorran, Lead

·        Model Exchange and Naming WG - Jay Britton, Lead

·        Interop and Compliance WG - Margaret Goodrich, Lead

·        Birds-of-a-Feather Session - Coordination of NIST Actions (as required)

 

 1430 – 1500    Break

 

1500 – 1700     Working Group Sessions, continued

 

1700 – 2000     Vendor-Sponsored Hospitality Reception and Demos

 

Friday, November 13, 2009

 

0830 – 0915     Reports from CIM Working Group Breakout Sessions – Ed Dobrowolski

 

0915 – 1000     CIMug New Initiatives – Terry Saxton

·        NIST SmartGrid Roadmap Assignments
·        Interoperability Test Coordination
·        New CIM Tools Development Initiative

·        Coordination with NIST, Open SG, and Other Groups

·        Approval of Tools/EAI/WG merger

·        Utility Co-Chair Change

 

1000 – 1015     Break

 

1015 – 1100     CIM Model Manager Report – Kurt Hunter

 

1100 – 1145     Smart Grid Collaboration Support – Kay Clinard, Randy Rhodes

 

1145 – 1200     Meeting Evaluation & Prize Drawing ($200 Amazon Gift Certificate - must be present to win)

 

1200                 Adjourn

 

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