IEEE Power and Energy Society

Chicago Chapter 2017-2018

Wireless Communication for Substations

Wednesday, April 11, 2018


Ron Krzoska


About the Topic

In this presentation Ron Krzoska will highlight the wireless communication challenges facing the utility industry as the smart grid applications continue to evolve. The presentation will explore the current state of the applications as well as a look into the future. Topics covered will range from multi-application solutions, reliability needs, performance, cyber security challenges and interoperability.

About the Speaker

Ron Krzoska has an extensive background in wireless solutions as well as software as a service. Throughout his product development and go to market journey he always craved insight on how the products and experiences were consumed by the end user. This desire led him into an analytics role and he also transitioned from the cellular marketplace to the smart grid connected device space. In the smart grid wireless communications role, Ron brings wireless solutions to the market place. These innovative solutions enable the smart grid and IIOT applications of today and in the future.

Location       Time  
Sargent & Lundy, 24th floor Conference Room   11:30 AM   Social
55 East Monroe St   11:45 AM   Lunch (optional)
(Enter from Monroe or Adams, near Wabash)   12:00 PM   Presentation
Chicago, IL 60603   1:00 PM   Adjourn


Please make your reservation by noon on Tuesday 10 Apr 2018 via the Online Reservation Form.

Directions to Luncheon Location

You can reach the 24th floor of 55 East Monroe Street from the South (Adams Street entrance) elevator bank only.

Please bring your lunch with you. If you would like to purchase lunch, then the Under 55 dining room, in the basement on the North end of the building, is recommended.

Take the elevator to 24 and sign in with the Sargent & Lundy Receptionist. Please note that food is only permitted in the Hospitality Area outside the Conference Room. Food is not permitted in the Conference Room.

As you sign in, you may request a Discount Parking coupon. When you depart, you must pay for parking at the Automated Pay Station in the Parking Garage elevator lobby on the floor where you parked. First insert the parking ticket, then insert the discount coupon, then make payment. If you pay at the Garage Exit, then the discount is NOT available. With the discount, parking is $18, without $40.

Continuing Education

IEEE technical meetings may be acceptable as continuing education where required for maintenance of professional engineering licensure. Refer to the individual state's requirements for details. A receipt for one Professional Development Hour (PDH) will be provided.

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