Preliminary Program

 

Sunday (Oct 1st) Monday (Oct 2nd) Tuesday (Oct 3rd) Wednesday (Oct 4th) Thursday (Oct 5th) Friday (Oct 6th) Saturday (Oct 7th)
                                          Registration
7:30 - 9:00
Registration
8:00 - 8:30
Registration
8:00 - 8:30
Registration
8:00 - 8:30
Registration
8:30 - 9:00
 
  Opening Ceremony
9:00 - 9:30
L3
8:30 - 9:30
L4
8:30 - 9:30
L5
8:30 - 9:30
TS VII(B)
Lightning Protection of Substations and Transmission Lines

9:00 - 10:30
 
  L1
9:30 - 10:30
TS IV(A)
Grounding

9:30 - 11:00
TS V
Lightning Protection
of Distribution Lines

9:30 - 11:00
TS IV(B)
Grounding

9:30 - 11:00
  TS I(A)
Lightining Physics Characteristics and Measurements

10:30 - 12:00
Refreshments
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshments
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshments
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshments
10:30 - 11:00
 
  PRTL Plataform-launch
11:30 - 11:45
 
TS I(B)
Lightning Physics, Characteristics and Measurements

11:30 - 13:15
TS VI
Tall Towers and Wind Turbines

11:30 - 13:15
TS VIII(A)
Lightning Protection of Structures and Accidents

11:45 - 13:15
L7
11:00 - 12:00
 
  Lunch
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch
13:15 - 14:45
Lunch
13:15 - 14:45
Lunch
13:15 - 14:45
Closing Ceremony
12:00 - 12:30
 
  L2
13:30 - 14:30
  Poster Session
+

Refreshments
14:45 - 16:30
L6
14:45 - 15:45
  Post Conference Tour

(Optional)

  TS II
Sensors and Equipment

14:30 - 16:00
VI SIPDA Soccer Cup
+
Barbecue
15:00 - 21:00
TS VII(A)
Lightning Protection of Substations and Transmission Lines 

16:30 - 18:00
TS VIII(B)
Lightning Protection of Structures and Accidents

15:45 - 17:15
   
Registration
16:00 - 18:00
Refreshments
16:00 - 16:30
       
  ST III
Lightning Location Systems

16:30 - 18:15
       
           
  Welcome Cocktail
19:30 - 21:30
       
        Symposium Dinner
20:00 - 23:30
   
             
             

 

L – Lecture
TS – Technical Session

 

LECTURES

L1 - New Insights into the Lightning Attachment Process
Prof. V. A. Rakov, University of Florida, USA

L2 - On the 'action' of the Electromagnetic Radiation Fields and the Magnitude of the Elementary Charge
Prof. V. Cooray, Uppsala University, Sweden

L3 - Can Grounding Affect Lightning?
Prof. W. A. Chisholm, University of Toronto, Canada

L4 - Positive and Negative Flashes: Their Impact on the Lightning Performance of Distribution Systems
Prof. C. A. Nucci, University of Bologna, Italy

L5 - Lightning Performance of Equipment for Power Distribution Lines
Prof. S. Yokoyama, Chubu University, Japan

L6The History of Lightning Detection and Location in Brazil 
Dr. O. Pinto Jr., National Institute for Space Research, Brazil

L7 - The Return Stroke Current Attenuation Function: Available Models and Identification Methods from Field Measurements
Prof. Renato Procopio, University of Genoa, Italy 

 

PRTL - An Open Framework for Lightning Performance of Overhead Transmission Lines

A. C. S.  Lima, R. F. S.  Dias, K. O. Salim, and M. T. C. Barros

 

TECHNICAL SESSION I(A) - LIGHTINING PHYSICS CHARACTERISTICS AND MEASUREMENTS

1A.1 Electrodynamic Model of Lightning Return Stroke – Spatial and Temporal Variation of the Return Stroke Current
V.  Cooray and J.  Borovsky
 
1A.2 Current Measurements of Upward Leaders from Buildings
M. M. F.  Saba, A. R. Paiva, K. P.  Naccarato, F. V. C. Siqueira, F. S. Sabbas, J. C. O.  Silva, M. A. S. Ferro, D. M.  Custódio, C.  Schumann, G.  Diendorfer, and A.  Piantini
 
1A.3 Determination of the Probability Function of Lightning Peak Currents on Flat Ground
M.  Hannig, V.  Hinrichsen, and R.  Brocke
 
1A.4 Simultaneous Records of Current and 380-km Distant Electric Field of a Bipolar Lightning Flash
A.  Mostajabi, M.  Azadifar, F.  Rachidi, M.  Rubinstein, G.  Diendorfer, W.  Schulz, H.  Pichler, V. A.  Rakov, M.  Paolone, and D.  Pavanello

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION I(B) - LIGHTNING PHYSICS, CHARACTERISTICS AND MEASUREMENTS

1B.1 Effects of Propagation of Narrow Bipolar Pulses, Generated by Compact Cloud Discharges, over Finitely Conducting Ground
V. Cooray, M.  Fernando, L.  Gunasekara e S.  Nanayakkara
 
1B.2 Variation of Lightning Peak Current Parameter as a Function of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flash Density in Colombia
J.  Herrera-Murcia, C.  Younes-Velosa, and L.  Porras
 
1B.3 Lightning and Severe Weather in Brazil
C. A.  Morales
 
1B.4 Severe Thunderstorms in the Colombia and Venezuela High Lightning Active Areas
J.  Inampués, D.  Aranguren,  A. Cruz, J.  Gonzalez, H.  Torres, and H. D. Betz
 
1B.5 Classification of CIDs Observed in Florida Using the Lightning Detection and Waveform Storage System (LDWSS)
A. F. R. Leal, V. A. Rakov, and B. R. P. Rocha

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION II - SENSORS AND EQUIPMENT

2.1 New Circuit for the Measurement of Lightning Generated Electric Fields
H. E.  Rojas, C. A.  Rivera, J.  Chaves, C. A.  Cortés, F. J.  Román, and M.  Fernando
 
2.2 Electronic Circuit for Accurate Measuring of Lightning Continuous Currents Sensed by Rogowski Coil
E.  Shulzhenko, L. I. C.  Jimenez, and M.  Rock
 
2.3 Performance of Surge Arrestors under Single and Multiple Lightning Impulses
M.  Koch
 
2.4 A Comparison of Different Wideband Models for a Single-Phase Distribution Transformer
P. R.  Rodrigues, A. De  Conti, V. C.  Oliveira, and J. L.  Silvino

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION III - LIGHTNING LOCATION SYSTEMS

3.1 Estimating Detection Efficiency in the Absence of Satellites: ENTLN Detection Efficiency in 2015 and 2016
M.  Stock, J.  Lapierre, S.  Heckman, M.  Borges, and J.  Anderson
 
3.2 GLD360 Ground Flash Density Estimates
R.  Said
 
3.3 Evaluation of EUCLID IC/CG Classification Performance based on Ground-Truth Data
H.  Kohlmann, W. Schulz, and S. Pedeboy
 
3.4 Preliminary Comparison of Direct Electric Current Measurements in Lightning Rods and Peak Current Estimates from Lightning Location Systems
K. P.  Naccarato, A. R. Paiva, M. M. F.  Saba, C.  Schumann, J. C. O.  Silva, and M. A. S.  Ferro
 
3.5 Area-of-Interest Probability Maps for Forensic Investigation Using LLS Data
H. G. P.  Hunt  and  K. J. Nixon

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION IV(A) - GROUNDING

4A.1 Impact of Multiple Earthing Connections of the LPS on the Lightning Efficiency of Substation Grounding Grids
R.  Alipio, R. C.  Segantini, and S.  Visacro
 
4A.2 An Experimental Study on Surge Characteristics of Buried Bare Conductors
S.  Sekioka, S.  Moriguchi, and T.  Ueda
 
4A.3 Grounding Resistance Measurements Using Very Short Current and Potential Leads
A. B. Lima, J. O. S. Paulino, W. C. Boaventura, C. E. F. Caetano, and I. J. S. Lopes
 
4A.4 Experimental Investigation on the Evolution of the Soil Ionization Effect
F. E. M.  Cota and S. Visacro

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION IV(B) - GROUNDING

4B.1 The Effect of Frequency Dependence of Soil Electrical Parameters on the Lightning Performance of Typical Wind-Turbine Grounding Systems
R.  Alipio, D.  Conceição, R. N.  Dias, S.  Visacro, and K.  Yamamoto
 
4B.2 Experimental Evaluation of a Methodology for Measuring the Lightning Response of Grounding Electrodes of Transmission Lines
T. V. Magalhães, C. H. D. Oliveira, and S. Visacro
 
4B.3 High Accuracy Short Range Ground Resistance Measurements: Preliminary Investigations
A. R.  Panicali and J. C. O. Silva
 
4B.4 Technical Economic Analysis of Design Methods of Subtransmission Line Grounding Systems
G. L.  Canever, A.  Piantini, D. M.  Magnus, and V. L. Coelho

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION V - LIGHTNING PROTECTION OF DISTRIBUTION LINES

5.1 The Peak Value of Lightning-Induced Voltages in Overhead Lines for High Resistivity Soils
J. O. S. Paulino and C. F. Barbosa
 
5.2 Artificial Intelligence-based Lightning Protection of Smart Grid Distribution System
C.  Tong, Y.  Cai, Z.  Zhang, Q.  Wang, Y.  Gao, J.  Li, B.  Wei, and D.  Yu
 
5.3 An Improved Methodology for Evaluation of Lightning Effects on Distribution Networks
K. K.  Küster, S. L. F.  Santos, M. A.  Ravaglio, L. F. R. B.  Toledo, A.  Piantini, A. E. Lazzaretti, L. G. Mello, and C. L. S. Pinto
 
5.4 Influence of Lightning Activity on Oil Industry: Colombian Case
C.  Tovar, E.  Muñetones, E.  Pérez,  D.  Aranguren, J.  Inampues, A.  Cruz, J.  Gonzalez, and H.  Torres

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION VI - TALL TOWERS AND WIND TURBINES

6.1 A Comparison of Current Parameters Measured at Wind Turbines in Japan
K.  Michishita, S.  Yokoyama, N.  Honjo, K.  Takano, and M.  Matsui
 
6.2 Close and Distant Electric Fields due to Lightning Attaching to the Gaisberg Tower
N.  Watanabe, A.  Nag, G.  Diendorfer, H.  Pichler, and W.  Schulz
 
6.3 Investigation of Lightning Parameters occurring on Offshore Wind Farms
E.  Shulzhenko, M.  Krapp, M.  Rock, S.  Thern, and J.  Birkl
 
6.4 Development of Electromagnetic Model for First Stroke of Downward Lightning Hitting Tokyo Skytree
M.  Saito, T.  Miki, T.  Shindo, H.  Motoyama, M.  Ishii, and T.  Sonehara
 
6.5 Optical Observation of Lightning Strokes Hitting Tokyo Skytree
T.  Sonehara, M.  Saito, T.  Miki, T.  Shindo, H.  Motoyama, and M.  Ishii

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION VII(A) - LIGHTNING PROTECTION OF SUBSTATIONS AND TRANSMISSION LINES 

7A.1 The Effect of Frequency-dependent Soil Models on Backflashover Outage Rate of Transmission Lines
F. H.  Silveira, S.  Visacro, G.  Cardoso, R.  Ono, and R.  Alipio
 
7A.2 Analysis of Shielding Failure in Transmission Lines Considering Complex Terrain
Q.  Yang, J.  Tao, and W.  Sima
 
7A.3 Effect of Line Voltage on Lightning Attachment to 220-kV and 500-kV Lines
G. Podporkin
 
7A.4 Lightning Strikes on Power Transmission Lines and Lightning Detection in Colombia
D.  Aranguren, J.  González, S.  Cruz, J.  Inampués, H.  Torres, and P.  Sarmiento

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION VII(B) - LIGHTNING PROTECTION OF SUBSTATIONS AND TRANSMISSION LINES

7B.1 Lightning Performance of Transmission Lines Partially Protected by Surge Arresters Considering Typical Brazilian Conditions
R.  Alipio, M. H. R.  Duarte, J. C. A.  Dias, and A. S. De Miranda
 
7B.2 Automatic Detection of Fault Patterns in Lightning Arresters
F. G. B.  Júnior, D. C. P.  Araujo, and R. R.  Saldanha
 
7B.3 Transient Measurements in the Austrian High Voltage Transmission System
L.  Schwalt, J.  Plesch, S.  Pack, W.  Schulz, and G.  Achleitner
 
7B.4 Overvoltage Analysis of Transmission Towers Considering the Influence of Tower-Footing Impedance
A. R. J. Araújo, C.  Seixas, S.  Kurokawa, and B.  Kordi

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION VIII(A) - LIGHTNING PROTECTION OF STRUCTURES AND ACCIDENTS

8A.1 Currents on Electric Installations Inside of Buildings in Case of Lightning Equipotential Bonding at the Roof
F. H. Heidler and A. S. B Camara
 
8A.2 Cable Shield Bonding Effectiveness: A Tested Case with Lightning Current Surge
J. C.O. Silva and C. F.  Barbosa
 
8A.3 Lightning and Structure Reinforcements: Level of Human Exposure to Magnetic Field by Simulation
F.  Rojas, C. A.  Cortes, and F.  Santamaria
 
8A.4 Lightning Fatalities in the Livestock Industry in Colombia: Eastern Plains Region Case
H.  Suárez, J. A. Cristancho  C., and F.  Román

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION VIII(B) - LIGHTNING PROTECTION OF STRUCTURES AND ACCIDENTS

8B.1 Effectiveness of Low-Impedance down-Conductors
O.  Beierl, R.  Brocke, and M.  Hannig
 
8B.2 Attractive Zone of Lightning Rods Evaluated with a Leader Progression Model in a Common Building in Brazil
A.  Lobato, V.  Cooray, and L.  Arevalo
 
8B.3 A Study of Electrical Current Distribution in Anisotropic Materials with Special Reference to Lightning Interaction with Composite Materials
X. Chen, A. Smorgonskiy, A. La Fata, R. Procopio, N. Korovkin, A. P. Vassilopoulos, M. Rubinstein, and F. Rachidi
 
8B.4 Lightning Protection for Power Cables Connected to Aviation Lights on an Airport Runway
T.  Kai, K.  Yamamoto and S.  Sumi

 

 

POSTER SESSION 

Upward Flashes Triggering Mechanisms
C.  Schumann, M. M. F.  Saba, T. A.  Warner, and M. A. S. Ferro

On the Interpeak Interval of Early Phase of Negative CG Lightning Currents
M.  Arcanjo, M.  Guimarães, G.  Bertolim, P.  Mattioli, and S.  Visacro
 
Adjustment of Current Waveform Parameters for First Lightning Strokes: Representation by Heidler Functions
A. J.  Oliveira, M. A. O.  Schroeder, R. A. R.  Moura, M. T. C. Barros, and A. C. S.  Lima
 
Estimation of Ionospheric Reflection Heights Using CG and IC Lightning Electric Field Waveforms
A. F. R.  Leal, V. A.  Rakov, and B. R. P. Rocha
 
A Meteorological Variables Study and its Correlation with Thunderstorm Activity Over Medellin City (Colombia)
D. D. Río, C. Younes, and C. A. M.  Rodriguez
 
Connection between the Middle Tropospheric Cyclonic Vortexes, Mesoscale Convective Complexes and Thunderstorms
E. O.  Afonso, N. P. A. Mateus, N. Fedorova, and V.  Levit
 
Surge Arresters Modeling for Electromagnetic Transient Analysis in Power Systems
F. P.  Albuquerque, L. F. N.  Lourenço, E. C. M.  Costa, and S.  Kurokawa
 
Development of Mathematical Model of Processes in Multi-Chamber Arrester for Identification of Criteria of Arc Extinction
V. Y. Frolov; D. V. Ivanov, G. V. Podporkin, and A. D. Sivaev
 
Electronic Peak Lightning Current Detector
C.  Domingues, R. A. C. Altafim, F. S. I. Sousa, T. T. C. Palitó, and R. A. P.  Altafim
 
Calculation of the External Parameters of Overhead Insulated Cables Considering Proximity Effects
A. C.  Silva and A. De  Conti
 
A New tool for Nowcasting of Severe Weather using BrasilDAT Data
O. Pinto  Júnior, S.  Schettino, G.  Paulillo, and M. A. S. Ferreira
 
Analysis of the Thunderstorm Forecasting Methods in the Province of Luanda, Angola
N. P. A.  Mateus, E. D. O.  Afonso, J. F.  Antonio, N.  Fedorova, and V.  Levit
 
Analysis of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Density in Brazil
A. Marotti and O. Pinto Júnior
 
Lightning Location Systems Detection Efficiency: An approach using the Transmission Line (TL) Engineering Model
R. A.  Shinkai, J. A. S. Sá, B. R. P. Rocha, and A. F. R. Leal
 
A Contribution to the Study of Ground Grids Impulse Impedance, based on Field Measurements
A.  Raizer, W. Valente  Jr., V. L.  Coelho, and D. M.  Magnus
 
Analysis of Grounding Problems using IEFGM Meshless Method with Current Injection
R. B.  Macedo, U. C.  Resende, R.  Alipio, and M. L. Oliveira
 
Using Circuit Elements to Represent the Distributed Parameters of a Grounding Systems under Lightning Strokes
C. M. Seixas and S. Kurokawa
 
Analysis of Grounding Systems and Lightning Overvoltages in a 69 kV Line in Maceió, Brazil
J. M. Gurgel Neto, A. N. Silva Filho, R. M. Lima Neta, L. H. M.  Amancio, A. N. Rocha, J. A.  Nascimento, and A. A. P. Silva
 
A System for Experimental Studies of Lightning Currents and Overvoltages
A. Silva  Neto, A.  Piantini, M. N. N.  Santos, V. L.  Coelho, C. Y.  Kodaira, R. A. C.  Altafim, A. T.  Lucca, and P. L.  Nosaki
 
Assessment of Lightning Overvoltages on Lines with Different Voltages Sharing the Same Structures
L.B. Moraes, G. P. Lopes, A.  Violin, E. T. Wanderley Neto, A. Piantini, G. M. F. Ferraz, R. M. Capelini, R.  Salustiano, and J. M. Campos
 
Test of Statistical Procedures for Determining the Impulse Withstand Voltage of a Three-Phase Compact Line Structure Considering Bare Cables
G. S.  Lima, A. De Conti, R. E. Souza, R. M. Gomes, F. H. Silveira, and S. Visacro
 
Influence of Cable Insulating Material on the Impulse Withstand Voltage of a Single-Phase Compact Distribution Line Structure
R. E.  Souza, F. H.  Silveira, R. M.  Gomes, G. S.  Lima, A. De Conti, and S.  Visacro
 
Electric Charge Flow in Linear Circuits
J. C. O. Silva, A. R.  Panicali, and C. F.  Barbosa
 
Development of FDTD-based Computational Tool for Lightning Performance Evaluations of Electrical Systems
V. A. S.  Melo, F. H.  Silveira, and S.  Visacro
 
Substation Lightning Invaded Over-voltage Monitoring System Based on Arrester Valve Divider
J.  Li, C.  Zhang, Y.  Jiang, Y.  Zhang, and X. Ma
 
AeroRayos First Tool for Risk Assessment by Electric Activity at Airports in Argentina
M. G.  Nicora, M.  Sacco, J. L.  Bali, R.  D´Elia, P. M.  Vasquez,  A.  Acquesta, E. E.  Ávila, and  N.  Rivaben
 
Mathematical Modeling for Analysis and Design of LPS: Angle Method
B. R. Araújo
 
Experimental Verifications of Direct Lightning Protection in Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks: Cases of Carbon-Steel and Aluminum Geodesic Domes
H. E.  Sueta, M.  Shigihara, L. E.  Caires, and G. F.  Burani
 
Project of LPS for Rocket Launcher of the Barreira do Inferno Launch Center - CLBI
J. A. S.  Oliveira, J. L. S. Junior, and F. V. Sousa
 
Construction of a Computational Platform for lps Dimensioning according to ABNT NBR 5419:2015
A. G.  Rodrigues, T. B. Soares, R. M. Lima Neta, and J. M. Gurgel Neto
 
Methodology to Select Lightning Protection Measures based on Brazilian Standards and Technology
S. A. Faria
 
Experimental Assessment of Induced Voltage in a Scaled Building Directly Hit by Lightning
C. A. Dias, R. K. Moreira, R. M. Batalha, H. R. Soares, and E. E. R. Cardoso
 
Fatal Livestock Lightning Accident in Colombia
J. A. Cristancho, H.  Suárez, Y.  Urbano, and F.  Román
 
The Horse, the Cowboy and the Lightning Modeling: a Case Study on a Farm in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
A. L. Silva