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Session 1 | Enabling Distributed Intelligence with the Open Field Message Bus (OpenFMB) Framework
Thursday, November 05, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Category: CIGRE Academy Webinar

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Attendees of part 1 & 2 of this webinar will receive a certificate for .4 CEU credits.

John Camilleri, PSC
Dr. Stuart Laval, Duke Energy
Larry Lackey, Open Energy Solutions Inc. (OES)

The OpenFMB Interoperability Framework standard was ratified in 2016 by the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB). Today, the Utility Communications Architecture International Users Group (UCAIug) maintains the user’s group and is the Interoperability Testing Certification Authority. These two hour sessions provide both an overview of the standard and industry participation, as well as technical application.

Session 1 | OpenFMB 101: Introduction of the Standard, Business Drivers, and Industry Landscape
The OpenFMB Interoperability Framework has numerous benefits when federating operational grid-edge data in the field and enables new ways of addressing present and future challenges at utilities. This interactive session introduces the fundamental details of the OpenFMB standard, evolving grid-edge business drivers, and the key ecosystem players. Attendees will hear from utilities, vendors, and other active OpenFMB users group members on their experience.

Attendees of this session will learn about the:

  • Fundamentals of OpenFMB Standard and Architecture
  • Business drivers for Distributed Intelligence and Data Federation at the Grid-Edge
  • OpenFMB Adoption and Industry Landscape
  • Relevance of Open-Source