Hear eleven Utility Case Studies and Discuss next generation Smart Grid Communication progress | Telecoms for Smart Grids

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SMi's 3rd annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference, taking place in London on 23-24 September, features an array of senior industry decision makers from a plethora of major UK and European Utilities discussing progress in Smart Grid Communications. The two-day programme will feature the latest case studies from E.ON, RWE AG, Enel Distribuzione SpA, Stedin, UK Power Networks, Alliander, Scottish and Southern Energy, ESB, Western Power Distribution, Scottish Power, and Eco Island among others.

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Smart Grid Communication technologies capable of enhancing energy efficiency, utility operations, renewable resource integration, and meet the needs of increasing power demands will lead the global evolution of the Smart Grid. Managing data, leveraging new opportunities in M2M, and delivering a robust and secure infrastructure are paramount responsibilities for both communication and data service providers in the UK landscape, as well as key in all future and existing deployments in the European Market.

Against this backdrop, 3rd annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference this September will be ideally suited to provide further understanding of intelligent communications transforming the power infrastructure market.

Speaker Panel includes:
Ashley C. Brown, Counsel to Greenberg Traurig, and Executive Director Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Harvard University
David Ross Scott, Industry Relationship Manager, Scottish Power
Denis O'Leary, Head of Smart Energy Technologies, ESB
Gordon Hewitt, ICT Project Manager, Scottish and Southern Energy
Marcus Smith, Solutions Architect, Cisco
Markus Hofsaess, Technology & Solutions, E.ON
Tim Manandhar, Low Carbon Solutions Design Manager, UK Power Networks
Erik Moll, Telecom Policy Advisor, Alliander
Giovanni Coppola, Innovation Manager, Enel Distribuzione SpA
Gunnar Hoffman, Manager of Technology Corporate R&D, RWE AG
Milo Broekmans, Senior Enterprise Architect, Stedin
Nigel Bessant, Project Delivery Manager, Scottish and Southern Energy
Sanna Atherton, Senior Project Manager, Western Power Distribution

Highlights of this unique programme containing 11 Utility Case Studies include:
Fibre to building feasibility
IT Infrastructure for electric mobility
4G for Smart Grid
Smart Communications in the Home
Privacy and security
Communications selection criteria
Cost benefit, roll out considerations
Experience with UK metering thus far
Integration with Renewable Energy Systems
Wireless IP Communications based on WiMax
Monitoring, Control and low latency considerations
Testing Long Range Radio
Teleprotection
CDMA 450 - European utility choses to deply its own private mobile network
Substation LAN and WAN design challenges
Data optimasation for IEC 61850 traffic over RF mesh network

For more information visit http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2013telecomsforsmartgrids8.asp
Alternatively, contact Aaron Jackson on +44 (0) 20 7827 6064 or email ajackson(at)smi-online(dot)co(dot)uk

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