- How far can the electrification of everything go?
How will the transition to EOE impact your day-to-day operations and decision-making
- CO2 emissions
- Carbon footprints
- Strategies for reducing emissions and preserving the environment
- Staying ahead of the curve with cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions
- Exploring the current landscape of women in engineering and trades, including the challenges they face and the opportunities that exist to increase representation
- Attracting and retaining women in electrical engineering (targeted recruitment, mentorship and sponsorship programs, and flexible work arrangements)
- Defining the organisational support to enabling women to thrive
- Building a more diverse and equitable future for engineering and trades
Engineering Support Workshop Manager
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
- Life extension of assets in plant and equipment destined for closure – how do we make the right calls from a holistic stakeholder perspective
- Understanding the implications of Repair or Replace decisions and when does it make sense to replace or repair?
- Are DC machines still relevant in the variable speed AC world and should they be replaced prior to asset end of life
- How do we make sure that the integrity of repair does not compromise reliability
- How should costs and reliability be balanced when maintaining equipment that is in its end-of-life phase?
- Understanding the implications from a circular economy perspective
- Assessing the condition, operating risks and remaining service life of aging HV equipment.
- How to optimise life extension maintenance strategies without jeopardising safety, reliability and costs.
- The qualifications required to make these calls.
Transformation Consultant in Energy
Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Sydney
Principal Electrical Engineer
Business Development Manager
- Disturbances and implications of mismatching impedances between cables motor and drives in low voltage applications
- Effect on motor insulation and windings – harmonics, voltage spikes, operating temperature increase
- Special design requirements for motors to operate on VSD’s
- Standards and guidelines – are manufacturers compliant?
I S Systems
- Machine research activities at major universities
- High speed supersynchronous machines
- Rotor drives – slip energy recovery and supersynchronous rotor frequency injection
- Permanent magnet motors and generators
- Solid state transformers
- Ensuring cables and switchboards are not neglected as a hidden or overlooked asset
- What condition monitoring techniques are available to asset owners to monitor cables and how are these optimally deployed?
- Understanding cable life and assessing joint and termination integrity
- Lessons from real life cases of cable failures
- Are modern transformers any safer and more reliable than those deployed 50 years ago?
- How effective are vibration analysis, current and voltage monitoring, and partial discharge testing in condition monitoring? What is best practice?
- Why do we still have instances of transformer catastrophic failures and fires?
- How can asset managers ensure cables are fit for purpose and installed correctly in the first place?
Postgraduate Research Coordinator, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications
University of NSW (UNSW)
Founder and Director
Nova Energy Consulting
General Manager – Network Operations
Principal Technical Authority - Cables & Switchgears
Time: 7:00pm -9:30pm - (arrive for 6:30pm canapes and drinks)
Venue: The Pavilion, Arts Centre
Cost: $225, inclusive of canapes, 3 course dinner and drinks