Day Two - 13 June

THURSDAY 13 JUNE 2019

 

GO TO DAY ONE - 12 JUNE

 

08:00
Welcome coffee

08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Scott Ferraro
Net Zero Program Director
Monash University

IMPROVING SAFETY AND RELIABILITY OUTCOMES – THE ROAD TO ZERO

09:00
KEYNOTE CASE STUDY: Energy Queensland’s security and reliability plan during critical events
  • Exploring the intersections between asset management and safety management
  • Energy Queensland’s asset lifecycle management journey
  • How the company is bringing the two DNSPs (distribution network service provider) together after the merger
  • Reviewing current asset challenges moving into the next regulation period

Tim Hart
General Manager, Asset Lifecycle Management
Energy Queensland

09:30
CASE STUDY: Optimising severe weather management
  • Evoenergy’s severe wind project – background and purpose
  • How to model outages and wind direction with the Bureau of Meteorology
  • Assessing potential resilience strategies based on more frequent outage events (frequent severe wind events)

Christopher Dare
Former Manager Environment, Quality and Systems
Evoenergy

10:00
SPONSOR SESSION: The role of cyber-security in improving safety and resilience in energy markets

This session is reserved for our sponsors. If you are interested in speaking in this session, please contact Nischal Aryal: nischala@questevents.com.au

10:30
Morning tea in the exhibition hall

IMPROVING INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING AND DESIGN

11:00
CASE STUDY: Leveraging international knowledge to tackle emerging power system challenges
  • Overview on CIGRE’s researches for the global power industry
  • Key considerations to addressing emerging power system challenges
  • Asset management, planning and developing
  • Operating power systems securely with high levels of renewable generation

David Bones
Technical Committee Chair
CIGRE

11:20
Empowering the industry to build new generation projects with better planning and development
  • Developing strong skill-set to ensure the successful implementation of new projects in the energy sector
  • Establishing concerted, coordinated, collaborative industry focused research into current industry technical issues
  • Working in conjunction with Australian and global energy sector on long-term issues

Board Member to be nominated
Australian Power Institute

 

THE FUTURE OF ENERGY – UNDERSTANDING THE MEGATRENDS THAT ARE RESHAPING THE SECTOR

11:40
Panel Discussion: Managing in a time of uncertainty – how do you set your team up to succeed in a time of change?
  • What are the big trends that will have the largest impact?
  • As the sector evolves, what is the value in teams with more diverse skill sets?
  • How do you overcome the challenges of integrating new technologies and processes into an old business?
  • Surfacing and managing ideas

Panel Moderator:

Scott Ferraro
Net Zero Program Director
Monash University

Panellists:

Andre Harvey
General Manager, Procurement & Supply
Stanwell Corporation

Tracy Deveugle-Frink
Head of Change & Innovation
Western Power

Adrian Lloyd
Technology Innovation Engineer
Ergon Energy

12:20
Networking lunch in the exhibition hall

13:30
CASE STUDY: Energy productivity and a case study into high-efficiency geothermal air conditioning
  • The energy productivity landscape
  • Geothermal air conditioning technology fundamentals
  • Residential case study (Fairwater development in Blacktown NSW)
  • The home of the future (Net zero emissions home)

Shayne Kumar
Innovation Manager- New Energy
Alinta Energy

THE ROLE OF IOT AND AI IN ENABLING PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE

 

14:00
SPONSOR SESSION: Utilising AI, Big data and IoT to enable predictive maintenance

This session is reserved for our sponsors. If you are interested in speaking in this session, please contact Nischal Aryal: nischala@questevents.com.au

14:30
CASE STUDY: Myth buster: can innovation be governed?
  • How to align network investment with the agile structure of an innovation portfolio
  • Taking project management to the next level by moving on from the traditional structure (plan, scope, deliver, close)
  • Justifying network investments when electricity prices are too high already

Tracy Deveugle-Frink
Head of Function, Change & Innovation
Western Power

15:00
Afternoon tea in the exhibition hall

 

15:30
CASE STUDY: Legacy systems and the smart grid – making current networks more agile
  • How to integrate new technologies to network built based on old principals
  • Key tools and techniques to manage network constraints effectively
  • Enabling automated demand response pilots for commercial and industrial customers

Yogendra Vashishtha
Senior Demand Management Engineer
Jemena

16:00
CASE STUDY: Balancing cost, risk and performance - using data to drive effective decisions
  • Exploring the differences between asset data management and asset information management – which one to choose from
  • That are a lot of insights that could be captured but engineers are unable to do so because data is stored in places where it’s difficult to get access to. How to overcome this issue?
  • How to design more dynamic asset networks that enable the capturing of a lot more data

David Salisbury
Executive Manager Engineering
Essential Energy

16:30
Closing remarks from the Chair

16:40
End of Day Two and close of conference