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ACDC 2019

The 15th IET international conference on AC and DC Power Transmission

5 - 7 February 2019 | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Coventry

CPD 18 hours
 

Programme

 
There will be an optional tutorial day on Tuesday 5 February.

Wednesday 6 February 2019

08:30

Registration and refreshments

Exhibition opens

09:10

Conference Chair’s welcome and introduction

Carl Barker, Consulting Engineer, GE Grid Solutions, UK

09:15

Keynote: Development of AC/DC systems and Equipment in China

Dr Ting An, Chief Expert and Technical Director, Global Energy Interconnector Research Institute (GEIRI), China

10:00

Session 1:

New HVDC or FACTS projects planned or under development

11.05

Refreshments, exhibition

Poster session 1

11:40

Session 2a:

Operating experiences (lessons learned) from existing HVDC and FACTS installations 1

Session 2b:

Moving towards 100% non-synchronous generation

12.30

Lunch and exhibition

Poster session 1

13.30

Session 3a

Multi-terminal HVDC converter control and protection
(both VSC and LCC) 1

Session 3b

Applications and experience of power electronics in the distribution network

15:05

Refreshments and exhibition

Poster session 1

15.35

Session 4a

New converter topologies for the power sector

Session 4b

New HVDC or FACTS projects planned or under development 2

16:40

Close of day 1

Conference Dinner

 
Thursday 7 February 2019


08:30

Welcome refreshments and exhibition

09:00

Keynote: DC Application at the Distribution Networks

James Yu, Future Networks Manager, Scottish Power, UK

09.45

Session 5

Multi-terminal HVDC converter control and protection (both VSC and LCC) 2

10.50

Refreshments and exhibition

Poster session 2

11:15

Session 6a

Multi-terminal HVDC converter control and protection (both VSC and LCC) 3

Session 6b

Hybrid AC/DC optimal power flow for meshed HVDC Grids

12.20

Lunch and exhibition

Poster session 2

13.20

Conference Chair’s closing remarks

Carl Barker, Consulting Engineer, GE Grid Solutions, UK

13.25

Session 7a

Multi-terminal HVDC converter control and protection (both VSC and LCC) 4

Session 7b

Modelling of power electronic systems for large area AC network stability studies

15:00

Refreshments and exhibition

Poster session 2

15.30

Session 8a:

Operating experiences (lessons learned) from existing HVDC and FACTS installations 2

Session 8b:

Off-shore wind connections brought to shore with the assistance of power electronics

16.35

Close of Conference

Programme is correct at time of publication. Topics and speakers are subject to change.

 

Sponsors

Exhibitors

Pricing

IET/Supporting organisation Member - £499
Non-member - £599
Student / retired - £259