BANGALORE, INDIA: The Standards Association of IEEE, announced that it is holding a Smart Grid workshop in association with IEEE-Mumbai chapter on 4th February 2011 at Sardar Patel Institute of Technology (SPIT) located in Andheri West in Mumbai.
Among the first such outreach programs by IEEE-SA in India, the workshop is part of the growing interest that the IEEE-SA has in Indian market, particularly related to standards and the smart grid arena. The workshop to be addressed by leading industry professionals is at no charge but attendance is only by prior registration.
The workshop will include an introduction to IEEE and its Standards Association. The workshop will also provide an overview of IEEE Smart Grid activities, with a focus on standards that will be of interest to all those who are involved in the smart grid space. The interactive panel discussion post presentation is aimed at discovering innovative solutions to drive the next generation of grid interoperability.
James Wendorf, director-Industry Connections, IEEE-SA, said: "India is a key market for smart grid globally and IEEE-SA being a leader in global smart grid standard efforts we bring much to the table for India, which is a nascent market and quite unique in nature. The workshop is one of our first steps in outreach into India. It will provide an opportunity for us and the attendees to share information, understand local issues in an international context and explore ways to get more involved in driving solutions and standards in partnership with IEEE."