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In light of dramatic structural changes on future power systems and several major challenges for accurate representation of power systems and computational efficiency in academic and industry community. On Friday, 26th June 2015 was held in Delft University of Technology the 1st Symposium on Modelling and Simulation Challenges for Future Sustainable Energy Systems. The primary aim of the symposium was to share knowledge and vision of forthcoming modelling and simulation techniques for future energy systems. Dr. Jose Luis Rueda Torres, TU Delft (Netherlands), chaired the symposium along with Dr. F. Gonzalez-Longatt, Loughborough University (United Kingdom). The The IEEE Student Branch at TU Delft, in association with IEPG and IEEE Benelux (PES) provided extremely good support on the symposium organizations. The atmosphere was appropriate to review and define the major challenges of modelling and simulations in future power systems. Speaker of the most important Universities in the World (KU Leuven, TU Delft, The University of Manchester, Universität Duisburg-Essen, and Loughborough University) and the special participacion of DIgSILENT PowerFactory were involved in this one day symposium. Also, the book “PowerFactory for Power Systems Applications” Book was publically presented and launched. New edition of this symposium is expected in June 2016.

1st Symposium on Modelling and Simulation Challenges for Future Sustainable Energy Systems

Delft University of Technology
TU Delft, Delft Netherlands
Friday, 26th June 2015

Speakers of I SYMPOSIUM ON MODELLING AND SIMULATION CHALLENGES FOR FUTURE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS. Delft University of Technology -TU Delft, Delft Netherlands. Friday, 26th June 2015. (From left to right) Prof. Peter Palensky, TU Delft, Netherlands, Dr Francisco Gonzalez-Longatt, Loughborough University, UK, Dr. Dirk Van Hertem, KU Leuven, Belgium, Prof. István Erlich, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany, Dr. Jose Luis Rueda, TU Delft, Netherlands, Dr. Davide Fabozzi, DIgSILENT GmbH, Germany, Dr. Luis (Nando) Ochoa, The University of Manchester, UK, Dr. Marjan Popov, TU Delft, Netherlands.
09:30 Tutorial on emerging metaheuristics
                            Dr Jose Luis Rueda Torres
                            TU Delft, Netherlands

11:00 Tutorial on Modelling Renewables and Storage in PowerFactory
                           Dr F. Gonzalez-Longatt
                           Loughborough University, United Kingdom

14:00 Symposium Chair’s welcome and opening

14:10 Application of Emerging Metaheuristics in Power
System Field

                            Dr Jose Luis Rueda Torres - TU Delft, Netherlands

14:50 Modelling of Future Distribution Networks: State-of-the-
- Art and Challenges

                       Dr Luis (Nando) Ochoa -  The University of Manchester, UK

15:30 Offshore HVDC grids: Advantages and remaining

                            Dr Dirk Van Hertem - KU Leuven, Belgium

16:10 Coffee break y snacks -Networking time

16:20 “Modeling and Simulation of offshore wind farms”
                            Prof István Erlich - Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany

17:00 Some ongoing research topics in intelligent power

                    Marjan Popov - TU Delft, Netherlands

17:40 Co-simulation of Energy Systems
                             Prof.dr. P. (Peter) Palensky - TU Delft, Netherlands

18:20 Efficient Dynamic Simulation in PowerFactory
           Dr Davide Fabozzi - DIgSILENT GmbH, Germany

19:00 Chairs' closing remarks

19:05 “PowerFactory for Power Systems Applications” Book
                      Presentation and Launch
19:10 Close of conference

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