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APPA NERC CIP Version 5 Compliance Program Development Workshop to be held June 11-12

From the May 29, 2014 issue of Public Power Daily

Originally published May 29, 2014

APPA will hold a workshop in June on Version 5 of the North American Electric Reliability Corp.'s (NERC) critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standards. The workshop, called the NERC CIP Version 5 Compliance Program Development Workshop, will take place June 11-12 in Orlando, Fla.

The workshop will include sessions focused on: reviewing Version 5 requirements; technical issues for compliance; compliance deadlines; budget considerations; personnel transition; working with consultants; and how you can be successful with the new requirements.

The workshop is designed for:
•    Public power utilities that own medium-impact facilities such as control centers, substations or generation plants identified in CIP-002-5;
•    NERC CIP senior managers and compliance personnel;
•    SCADA and control system personnel;
•    Cyber and physical security personnel;
•    Senior managers in charge of capital improvements and budgets; and
•    Power plant managers faced with new compliance obligations.

Attendees can also earn continuing education units and professional development hours.

Visit the APPA website for complete program and registration information.


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