CAPE Users’ Group

Meeting & Training

8-10 October 2018
Athens, Greece


The European edition of the CAPE Users’ Group Meeting with
CAPE training will be held 8-10 October in Athens, Greece.

We promise a great opportunity to expand your knowledge of system protection, learn the latest about CAPE, guide CAPE’s future development, and meet with colleagues from other companies and countries. One online registration process covers all three days, including the Users’ Group Meeting and the CAPE training.


CAPE European Users' Group

All Day Monday and Tuesday morning
8 - 9 October




This is a general meeting packed with presentations on the latest CAPE developments and news. We expect a worthwhile exchange of ideas and your priorities for CAPE future development.

Topic Highlights for 2018 EUGM include:

Islanding Scheme Validation Using CAPE-TS Link

New support for CAPE database security

Update on CAPE-TS Link, including the dynamic stability boundary method

Status Report on Rewrite of CAPE Protection Simulation Engine

Revised model for Type 4 inverter-coupled renewables

Display of overcurrent and distance element reaches on OL diagram

Automatic fault location with CAPE and Wavewin

Siprotec5 Relay Modeling

New features of One-Line Diagram module: partial graphics files, hot keys, recommended options

Sensitivity studies with flexible contact logic extensions for element identification

Overview of CAPE support for North American protection standards of probable interest in European and other regions

One-click navigation features

New handy utility macros

Modeling non-homogeneous mutual coupling in Line Constants

The CAPE Users' Group Meeting is 1.5 days and costs US$495, including two lunches and Monday night dinner. (After August 31, US$595)

UGM training


CAPE Training

Tuesday afternoon and all day Wednesday
9 - 10 October

Build on your existing CAPE skills or get the big picture quickly.

Choose one of the three tracks below when you register. Each track includes three half-day class sessions, listed here in the order they will be offered.

The CAPE Training is 1.5 days and costs US$650 for Tuesday afternoon and all day Wednesday training including lunches. (After August 31: US$750.)

For all training classes, you will need to bring your own laptop and, optionally, your own database.

Training Tracks

Each track begins Tuesday afternoon and continues Wednesday morning and afternoon. Topics are listed in the order they will be offered.

Track One - for protection engineers who are relatively new to CAPE.
Introduces Database Editor, Short Circuit, One-Line Diagram, and Coordination Graphics. Continues over all three half-day sessions, beginning on Tuesday afternoon and continuing Wednesday morning and afternoon.

  • CAPE for New Users - Part 1
  • CAPE for New Users - Part 2
  • CAPE for New Users - Part 3

Track Two - for protection engineers with CAPE experience.

  • Using Coordination Graphics and its special displays - Part 1
  • Using Coordination Graphics and its special displays - Part 2
  • System Simulator and Relay Checking, including pilot protection

Track Three - for protection engineers with CAPE experience.

  • Data compare, merge, and management techniques
  • Modeling transmission lines with Line Constants
  • Introduction to writing macros


We're looking forward to seeing you!

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Hotel Information

The official hotel is The Golden Age of Athens located at 57, Michalakopoulou Street,
115 28 Athens, Greece. The special CAPE UGM rate is 125,00 for a single with breakfast and 135,00 for a double occupancy including breakfast. There is a stayover charge of 3 per night.

October is a very popular time in Athens, hotel rooms for this event will be limited and should be booked immediately in order to obtain a room at the discounted rate.

To make reservations email

and mention you are booking for the CAPE EUGM meeting.

EUGM Registration

Click here to register for the CAPE 2018 European Users ' Group Meeting & Training