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CIGRE to present Information Seminar in Perth

By ANC, 24 January 2018

Tagged CIGRE, information

The CIGRE Board is to hold its annual planning and strategy day in Perth and will take the opportunity to present a short seminar covering what CIGRE is about and the potential benefit to members.

Executive Manager Terry Killen said that

      "this will be an ideal and unique opportunity for both existing members and those who may just be curious about what CIGRE is and what we do to come along and get some information.  We will have our Technical Chair speaking on our technical   Australian operations as well as locals Phil Southwell (International CIGRE Fellow) and Perry Tonking (Horizon Power) who will give a summary of some of our international activities "

Western Power has kindly offered their theatrette in the CBD 

The Afternoon will include addresses from:

  • Terry Killen – (Executive Manager, CIGRE Australia)  -  What is CIGRE and what are its benefits

Terry will briefly explain what CIGRE is, the work areas covered and outline some of the benefits of  membership.

  • Phil Southwell – CIGRE Fellow – CIGRE – an International perspective

Phil will discuss and explain some of the Global work and how the international co-operation and network of CIGRE works to achieve outcomes.

  • David Bones – CIGRE Australia Technical Chair – Addressing Australia’s Power System challenges

David will present some highlights from the recent successful Technical seminar held in Adelaide.

  • Peregrine (Perry) Tonking – Convenor Working Group B3-43    Contemporary Solutions for Substations in Developing Countries

Perry who now works at Horizon Power, will present a summary of the work that the global working group he is convening has completed.  This work has been well received at a CIGRE symposium in South Africa and is soon to be presented at TechCon SE   Asia in Manila.

CIGRE Australia’s Chairman and board members will be present to discuss CIGRE and answer any questions that may arise.

 The Information Session is Free, however attendees need to register for catering and site access.

Please click HERE for more information and to REGISTER