II OMICRON User Meeting in Brazil
After the success of its last edition, held in 2017, we are pleased to invite you to the II OMICRON User Meeting in Brazil, which will take place from April 2nd to 5th, 2019 in São Paulo City and will have simultaneous translation into Spanish, Portuguese and English.
During these four days, industry experts from the Latin American region and specialists from OMICRON will meet to discuss the new developments and challenges in Protection and Automation testing, as well as in Substation and High Voltage Equipment testing.
In addition to the two-day conference, in which we will be accompanied by the internationally recognized Dr. Alex Apostolov and Dr. Michael Krüeger, in this edition we included two days dedicated to mini-courses in classroom and in field.
Reserve the date and participate in this knowledge exchange platform!
- April 2nd: Protection and Automation testing
- April 3rd: Practical mini-courses in classroom
- April 4th: Substation and High Voltage Equipment testing
- April 5th: On-site Partial Discharge mini-course
Call for papers:
If you would like to participate as speaker of the event, please send us an abstract of your paper. The requirements for papers submission and the deadlines can be found by clicking the following link:
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Additional information: Details regarding the agenda and registration will follow. To stay up to date about these and other event details, please visit the event website.
Editor-in-Chief, PAC World Magazine
Dr. Alexander Apostolov received MS degree in Electrical Engineering, MS in Applied Mathematics and Ph.D. from the Technical University in Sofia, Bulgaria. He has 40+ years’ experience in power systems protection, automation, control and communications.
He is presently Principal Engineer for OMICRON electronics in Los Angeles, CA. He is IEEE Fellow and Member of the Power Systems Relaying and Control Committee. He is past Chairman of the Relay Communications Subcommittee, serves on many IEEE PES Working Groups and is Chairman of Working Groups C2 “Role of Protective Relaying in Smart Grid”.
He is member of IEC TC57 working groups 10, 17, 18 and 19 and Convenor of CIGRE WG B5.53 “Test Strategy for Protection, Automation and Control (PAC) functions in a full digital substation based on IEC 61850 applications” and member of several other CIGRE B5 working groups. He is Distinguished Member of CIGRE.
He holds four patents and has authored and presented more than 500 technical papers. He is IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa.
He is Editor-in-Chief of PAC World.
Principal Engineer for testing and diagnostic measurements on electric power equipment
Michael Krüger is Principal Engineer for testing and diagnostic measurements on electric power equipment with OMICRON electronics GmbH in Klaus, Austria. He studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Aachen (RWTH) and the University of Kaiserslautern (Germany) and graduated in 1976 (Dipl.-Ing.). In 1990 he received the Dr. (PHD) degree from the Technical University of Vienna. Michael Krüger has more than 40 years of experience in high voltage engineering and insulation diagnosis on GIS, instrument transformers, cables, power transformers and rotating machines. He has published many papers about electrical measurements on different assets and holds 15 patents. He is member of VDE, Cigre and IEEE and works in several working groups of OEVE, IEC and Cigre.
Recommended hotels (if accommodation is needed)
In case you need accommodation during the days of the event, OMICRON has preferential rates with the Hotel Meliá Paulista. To make your reservations, please contact the hotel directly indicating the reservation code below. These rates are subject to availability:
Hotel Meliá Paulista – Event venue
Av. Paulista, 2181 – Bela Vista 01311-300 - São Paulo, Brazil
Single room: R$ 390 (+5% of local tax and R$ 4,52 tourism tax).
Double room: R$ 416 (+5% of local tax and R$ 4,52 tourism tax).
Costs include breakfast buffet and wi-fi connection.
Reservation code: Evento OMICRON
Phone: +55 11 2184 1670