Our seminar series is the venue to learn about the latest and greatest in grid-forming technology from leading experts in academia, industry, research labs, and regulatory agencies from around the world. The seminars are organized live every academic Fall and Spring semester at 3 PM Central Time. If you are unable to join us live, feel free to browse through our YouTube channel to see archived presentations from past series. On this page, you can find details about registering for the ongoing series as well as information about the previous series.

Upcoming Seminar

Spring 2024 Seminar Series on Grid-Forming (GFM) Technologies

Feb 5 – Update on the unifi Consortium

Feb 12 – Transient Stability of Grid Forming Inverters

Feb 19 – Optimal Design of Volt/VAR Rules using Deep Learning

Feb 26 – Bulk Power System Reliability Needs for FGM and Developing a FGM Functional Specification

March 11 – Challenges with grid following inverters in Finnish transmission system, opportunities with FGM inverters and new GFM requirements for BESS

March 18 – Recent Practical Applications of Large-scale Grid-forming Projects Worldwide

March 25 – Utilizing real-time communication and edge computing for multi-heretical balancing

April 1 – GFM Inverter Modeling for Real-Time Simulations in EMT and Phasor Domains

April 8 – Grid-forming Power Electronic Applications in Northern Canadian Microgrids

April 15 – Small-Signal Stability Impact of GFL & GFM IBRs

April 22 – Need for EMT Simulation

April 29 – A Decentralized Framework for Ensuring Power System Stability in the Era of Heterogeneous IBRs and Synchronous Machines

Previous Seminars