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December 3 - 5, 2019

The Westin Harbour Castle


Save your seat by November 16, 2019!

4th Annual Canada Protection Symposium

December 3 - 5, 2019

The Westin Harbour Castle



The 4th Annual Canada Protection Symposium (CPS) will take place at The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto on December 3rd – 5th. Speakers from utilities, manufacturers, and service providers will present the latest topics.

Come hear presentations, utility cases studies and best practices on these topics and more

  • Protection, automation, and control
  • IEC 61850 implementation and case studies
  • Cybersecurity
  • Industry trends such microgrids, energy storage, and digital substations
  • Incorporating DERs on the grid
  • Asset performance management


Optional Tutorial Sessions

We are happy to provide two optional half-day tutorials on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. You can choose the IEC 61850 Tutorial, the Distribution Automation Tutorial with G&W, or attend them both.
IEC 61850 Tutorial by OMICRON
This optional half-day session gives an introduction to the IEC 61850 standard for participants with no or little experience. It enables participants to get familiar with the standard and technologies. Seats limited!

Distribution Automation Tutorial by G&W Electric
This training module will go over ABB, GE, and SEL relays and their uses with underground switchgear. Topics that will be covered are automation, capabilities, communications, protection and what needs to be considered when designing controls using each relay. There will be case studies for each relay covered such as fault location, isolation, service restoration and loss of voltage when using ABB relays and SF6 switchgear. The tutorial and the evening reception will be graciously sponsored by G&W.


Call for Sponsors

Promote your company brand to the attendees of the 4th Annual Canada Protection Symposium (CPS). Maximize your exposure through a variety of sponsorship opportunities. Becoming a sponsor exposes your organization to more than 30 different companies within the power industry.

Become a Sponsor

Impressions of the event last year!

More information


Registration fee

4th Annual Canada Protection Symposium 
CAN$595.00 (plus 13% HST tax)

IEC 61850 Tutorial
CAN$200.00 (plus 13% HST tax)

Distribution Automation Tutorial with G&W
CAN$200.00 (plus 13% HST tax)

If you attend both Tutorial Sessions the price will be CAN$300.00.
The registration fee includes course materials, Continuing Education Units (CEUs), breakfast, lunch, breaks, and evening receptions.



The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto
1 Harbour Square Toronto
ON M5J 1A6, Canada
+1 416-869-1600

To make your reservation call toll free at 1-888-627-8559. State that you are part of the OMICRON Canada Symposium or simply quoting the group code ‘OM1382’. You can also make a reservation online.

Group rate is available until November 15, 2019. Subject to availability. All unused rooms will be released after the cutoff date.

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