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Next message Gregg Shenton  posted on Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 11:14 am
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Just a quick reminder that there is still time to register for the Harnessing DDS in Next Generation Smart Energy Systems Webcast on November 5 2014.

PrismTech is pleased to announce its new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Webcast Series. The series brings together leading IIoT experts from industries including Smart Energy, Smart Healthcare, and Smart Cities to demonstrate the major advantages of using the Object Management Group's Data Distribution Service (DDS) standard within their vertical sectors.

The first Webcast on November 5, 2014 features Duke Energy's Emerging Technology Office. The group is researching key protocols to link devices in Energy Powergrids and Microgrids.

Traditionally, the coordination and control of energy power systems has been delivered through centralized management systems. However with the advent of more intelligent field devices generating massive amounts of data, along with a dynamic landscape of distributed power generation such as renewables (solar, wind), microgrids and storage, combined with new customer driven technologies (electric vehicles and home automation systems), a new architecture employing both centralized and distributed information management is necessary to enable effective management of the energy power system.

The new architecture needs to deliver benefits that are not sufficiently met by existing utility infrastructure including scalable data and information management, near real-time response times, enhanced situational awareness, interchangeability, distributed control, greater energy efficiency and reduced total cost of ownership.

This webcast will detail how DDS is a required element within the new architecture as a message bus protocol to address the performance and security needs of critical operational control systems such as those used by microgrids and for substation automation.

The webcast will last approximately one hour.

Webcast Presenters:

Stuart Laval – Manager, Technology Development, Duke Energy
Stuart Laval is a member of Duke Energy’s Emerging Technology office, where his primary responsibility is on Smart Grid telecom-related activities. He also brings over 10 years experience in product development at manufacturers of utility equipment, cellular radio modules, and power semiconductor devices. Stuart has contributed to the successful launch of over 20 product innovations in mid-voltage smart grid sensors, 2G/3G wireless communication, consumer lighting, and audio amplifiers. Stuart holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT and a MBA from Rollins College.

Angelo Corsaro – CTO, PrismTech

is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at PrismTech where he directs the technology strategy, planning, evolution, and evangelism. Angelo leads the strategic standardization at the Object Management Group (OMG), where he co-chairs the Data Distribution Service (DDS) Special Interest Group and serves on the Architecture Board. Angelo is a widely known and cited expert in the field of real-time and distributed systems, middleware, and software patterns, has authored several international standards and enjoys over 10+ years of experience in technology management and design of high performance mission- and business-critical distributed systems. Angelo received a Ph.D. and a M.S. in Computer Science from the Washington University in St. Louis, and a Laurea Magna cum Laude in Computer Engineering from the University of Catania, Italy.
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