Smart Grid Half Day Seminar

*WEBINAR OPTION AVAILABLE* This half day tutorial style seminar is aimed at practitioners that would like to better appreciate the latest developments in smart grids.
Smart Grid Half Day Seminar

With advances in enabling technologies and control systems, smart grids are increasingly being looked at and adopted as the next generation of power distribution networks.

This half day tutorial style seminar is aimed at practitioners that would like to better appreciate the latest developments in smart grids. This is offered as a general introduction to smart grids and relates to current technologies available. Experts from Academia and industry will present topics to provide an overall appreciation and some practical guidelines for the delegate to take back to the workplace.

The seminar is aimed at tradesmen, technicians and engineers with an aim to cover the practical applications of theory around smart grid technology, and will reference material for advanced learning.

The seminar is divided into 5 sessions as follows;

  1. Introduction
  2. Inverter Design
  3. Smart Grid Devices
  4. Smart Grid Control Systems
  5. Economics and Regulation

Prof. Joe Dong (PhD, GCert, BEng, Fellow IEEE). Head of School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney and member of the ARC College of Experts. Previously he was the Director of the Ausgrid Centre of Excellence for Intelligent Electricity Networks (CIEN), and a system planning manager with Transend Networks. Professor Dong's research interest includes power system planning and stability, smart grid, load modelling, renewable energy, electricity market, and computational methods. He is also an editor and active member of several major international publications.

Chris Amos (BEng, MEng Sci). Manager of Network and Customer Technology at Ausgrid. Chris has worked within the electricity distribution industry for in excess of 20yrs. beginning his career as a cadet engineer at Prospect county council, Chris has held a variety of management, engineering and non-engineering positions throughout several organisations including Ausgrid, Integral energy and ACTewAGL. His roles have included Manager of Network Pricing, Manager of Alliance Strategy, protection engineer, transmission assets engineer and a Capital project authorisations role.

Dr Terry Summers (UON)
Terry is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle, a member of the Ausgrid Consortium to which the Smart Grid, Smart City was awarded to and had an active role in some aspects of the  program specifically Active Volt-VAr Control (AVVC) technologies and Distributed Generation and Distributed Storage.  Terry’s research interests include electric drives, grid connected power electronics, distributed generation and renewable integration into weak and isolated grid systems.

Light Supper will be provided.

*Please note there is the option to view this event by Webinar along with the usual option to attend the event in person at the EA Auditorium.  Please choose from the available options when registering online. Webinar commences 3pm.   

 

Date
15 / 06 / 2017 - 03:00 pm to 07:00 pm
(
AEST
)
Registration Closes
15 / 06 / 2017 02:00 pm
Venue
Engineers Australia Newcastle
Suite 3 Tonella Commercial Centre
125 Bull Street (entry via Dick St)
Newcastle - Webinar Option Available
,
New South Wales
,
2302
Cost
Newcastle Office
  • EA and EESA Member Rate: $95.00 ($86.36 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $250.00 ($227.27 excl. GST)
Webinar
  • EA and EESA Member Rate: $95.00 ($86.36 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $250.00 ($227.27 excl. GST)
Key Speaker(s)
Various
Host(s)
Electrical Branch & EESA
Event Contact
  • Contact:
    Engineers Australia Member Services
  • Phone:
    1300 653 113
  • Email:
    memberservices@engineersaustralia.org.au
Maximum CPD Hours
3
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