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CIM Users Group Spring Meeting

The Common Information Model (CIM) in Transmission and Distribution: Leveraging the CIM across the Enterprise


11 – 14 June 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia



One of the most important benefits of attending a CIM Users Group (CIMug) meeting is the opportunity to network with CIM users and share experiences gained via presentation of project stories and use cases. The CIMug is seeking presentations for its fall conference/meeting that will highlight how utilities, energy companies, RTOs, and ISOs are using the CIM standards in their enterprise integration strategies. 

The CIMug invites all practitioners to share their stories and use cases to enhance learning and understanding regarding the use of the CIM and thereby help promote the use of the CIM within the industry.  The focus of this meeting will be “The Common Information Model (CIM) in Transmission and Distribution:  Leveraging the CIM across the Enterprise”.  We are looking for presentations will the following characteristics:

  • CIM Projects (Planned, Underway, or Completed) especially those related to Transmission and/or Distribution applications including Integration with Back-office applications
  • How the CIM fits within Enterprise Architecture
  • Enterprise Information Management that utilizes the CIM

·         Research, CIM Extensions, or new Architectural Developments utilizing the CIM


Call for Presentations

The call for presentations deadline is Monday, 15 April 2013.


To have your presentation considered for the 2013 CIM Spring meeting:

§ Please submit a 200-500 word abstract outlining the presentations key messages.

§ Include your name, title, company, address, phone, and email address. 

§ Provide a short bio of the author(s) and identify the presenter(s).

Presentation time slots are 30 minutes long. Please limit your presentations to 20 minutes to enable time for Q&A. Please review the presentation policies described below.

User presentations will take place on Wednesday – Friday, 12-14 June 2013.

Submit abstracts at the following email address and

The CIM Users Group will review the submittals and will inform presenters of acceptance by:

Wednesday, 01 May 2013.





Registration Fees


UCAIug is a non-profit association. All presenters are requested to register as an attendee and pay the registration fees.


Presentation Policies:

§  Priority in presentation selection is given to utilities/ISOs/RTOs/Retailers. Consideration will also be given to universities, non-profit industry organizations.

§  Suppliers can be co-authors with utilities.  Preference will be given to presentations with a utility presenter.

§  All presentations must be non-commercial (no overt marketing material can be included in the presentation)with a focus on the CIM lifecycle which is deemed to be informative and helpful to other companies considering using the CIM.

§  Non-commercial thought leadership presentations from CIMug members will also be considered.

§  Presentations that demonstrate actual experiences will be preferred over high-level strategies.


Further Information

More information on this conference will be available on the CIM User Group web site –


Questions should be directed to: OR


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