Western Protective Relay Conference 2018
Call for Abstracts– Deadline April 16, 2018

Abstracts for the Western Protective Relay Conference will be accepted through April 16, 2018.

Abstracts must not exceed 500 words and must be in English. 

Submit your abstract online by April 16th. Presentations will be selected by the WPRC Program Committee. WSU will notify all authors by June 2018.

Accepted authors are required to send their papers electronically to WSU Conference Management at wprc@wsu.edu by September 1, 2018 for duplication and distribution. If papers are not received by the deadline, the presentation will be replaced with an alternate paper. Authors must attend the conference. 

  • User solutions to utility and industrial protection problems 
  • Generation, transmission and distribution protection and control
  • Tutorials on protection and control fundamentals
  • Protection system maintenance and testing
  • Event analysis and solutions to unusual protection operations
  • Communication as related to protection and control
  • Integrated protection, monitoring and control systems
  • New protection application philosophies and advancements
  • Integration and protection of renewable energy, microgrids and distributed resources
  • Wide area measurements and system integrity protection schemes
  • Industry standards and regulatory requirements
  • Primary equipment of interest to protection engineers
  • User experience and lessons learned (real world examples)

Conference Information
  • Power System protection engineers, technicians and managers
  • Switchgear and switchboard manufacturers
  • Public and private utility directors and managers
  • Relay technicians
  • Consulting engineers
  • Industrial power engineers
  • Government
  • Academia

The attendee fee is $475 if paid by September 17, 2018; the regular fee is $525. Primary presenters receive a reduced registration fee of $225. The conference registration fee includes three lunches, breaks, and proceedings. 

For more information or to be added to the mailing list, contact us: 

Also ask for information on WSU’s Power and Energy Automation Conference (PEAC) held in March in Spokane and the Hands-On Relay School held in March in Pullman.