WG Summaries Austin, TX October 24, 2007
Process WG Co-chairs: Terry Saxton & Ed Dobrowolski Scope: • Overall management of the CIMug • Development and tuning of the CIMug web site • Coordination of the Technical Issues process • Development and coordination of the Help Desk environment • Coordination and maintenance of the CIMug mail list • Meeting planning and assistance in conducting the meetings of the CIMug • Establishment of the budget for the CIMug • Development of liaisons with appropriate external groups • Adherence to the rules and regulations of the CIMug and UCAIug
Process WG Items for Austin breakout: • Planning for future meetings • Spring ’08 in Europe (Vasteras, Sweden) • Fall ‘08 in North America • Fall ’08 in Asia (tentative) • Increasing participation in the CIMug • Help desk and issue submittal • Building up liaisons
Model Exchange WG Chair: Jay Britton • 61970-452 Standard • New draft of 61970-452 standard has been created. (K. Hunter) • 61970-452 Rev 4 (May 4, 2007) • Various edits and update for CIM 11. • Important new classes: • ModelAuthority • ModelAuthoritySet • Extended use case discussion added as Appendix A. (J. Britton) • Promotion of model authority concepts • European User Group May 2007 • NERC DEWG Meeting, Sept 2007 • General presentations (PES Atlanta, IEEE Tampa, Utility Integration Houston, …) • Interop 10 (Sept, 2007) • CIM version finalized for test (L. Osterlund) • Organization (M. Goodrich) • Did not test model authorities – expected next year.
Model Exchange WG • Related Standards • CIM for Planning • EPRI Project • Planning & Operating Model Exchange • Wg13 NWIPs • EMS Model Update • Steady State Solution • Active CIM Model Exchange Projects • WECC • ERCOT
Model Exchange WG Items for Austin breakout: • Review of Model Exchange Appendix A Use Cases • NERC DEWG Meeting Report • European Review • UCTE Day-Ahead Model Exchange Process • Planning • Summary of EPRI CIM for Planning project activity • MMWG Procedure for Eastern Interconnection • Active Projects • WECC and ERCOT • Model acquisition from members • EMS model update • Model availability to members • Planning
Marketing WG • Objectives of the Marketing Working Group • Promote Use of Technology in Industry • Promote CIM User Group Membership • Current Activities • Logo and Brochure Re-Design • Develop Branding Program • Develop Membership Literature
Marketing WG • Plans for 2008 • Develop Logo and Membership Literature – Re-Design • Membership Drive (email and mailing list) • Membership Booths (in conjunction with UCA Group) • Budget – the above activities have budget but need to be implemented.
Enterprise Application Integration WG • Scope: Drive the understanding and implementation of CIM-based message exchange to support efficient and effective communication while establishing a forum for the sharing of such information as well as best practices for exchange of CIM-based information • Co-Chairs: Andre Maizener, and Harry Garton (Xtensible Solution) (vendor) • firstname.lastname@example.org • email@example.com
EAI WG • Activities limited to breakout sessions during Users Group meetings. • Trying to get some traction, generate interest, and come up with real issues and real solutions • Determine how to get traction outside of User Group Meetings • Fact: each time we have had interesting and fruitful meetings and break out sessions • Please provide ideas or suggestions to Andre or Harry • 2 possible directions for the group: • Exchange best practices and difficulties in using CIM and be a source of request and issues for the various TC57 working groups • Contribute to finalize the methodology to derive messages
Compliance WG • Mission: • Formalize definition of CIM Compliance • Define standard compliance testing program, including procedures and tools, documented as CIM Compliance Quality Program. • Co-chairs: Suzanne Caron-André & Maurice Adriaensen • firstname.lastname@example.org • email@example.com
Compliance WG • First deliverable: CIM Compliance Definition White Paper (to be part of future CIM Compliance Quality Program) • Status: Submitted for comments to WG13 / WG 14 in Spring 2007. • Editorial comments received September 2007. • Revised version to be published on CIMug Web Site • Progressing CIM Quality Program: Need for compliance validation testing tools