Electrical/Mechanical Assets
Safety & Reliability 

26th October - 28th October 2015
Novotel Manly Pacific, Sydney

The Program

Monday 26th October

PD Measurements on Medium Voltage Variable Speed Motors
Howard Sedding, IRIS Power

Flux Optimisation in Variable Speed Drives
Galina Mirzaeva, University of Newcastle

Overspeed Testing and High Speed Balancing of Large Two Pole Generator Rotors
Simon Hurricks, Genesis Energy

Evolution of the Insulation
Dmitry Chaschin, Machinemonitor Pty Ltd

Cable Partial Discharge Testing at a Power Station
Jackson Hill, Live HV

PD detection and Defect Identification using Phase resolved patterns on HV Insulation Systems
Karl Haubner, Doble

Testing techniques and acceptance criteria to assess HV cable integrity
Nishan Wett, Springpower Solutions

Going for Gold – Effective Life Management of Power Transformers
Ken Budin, Independent Consultant

Best practices of industrial illumination. Safety, comfort and efficiency.
Andrew Orkin, Coolon LED Lighting

Tuesday 27th October

Stator Rewind Design Options and Considerations
Bill Moore, National Electric Coil

Tekapo A Hydro Generator Refurbishment – Lessons Learnt
Campbell Hammond, Genesis

Innovation in action: Haywards Synchronous Condenser Refurbishment Project
Ben Bulling, Transpower

Turbo Machinery Problem Solved with a Fresh Perspective
Matthew Fallow, Asset Quality

Tuesday Workshops

Choose your motor wisely (half day workshop)
Presented by Dmitry Chaschin, Machinemonitor Pty Ltd

Mechanical Forum
Facilitated by Matthew Fallow, Asset Quality

Transformer and Cable Forum
Facilitated by Ken Budin, Independent Consultant

IRIS PD User Group (IRIS end users only, by invitation)
Facilitated by Howard Sedding, IRIS Power

Mill Motor User Group (mill motor end users only, by invitation)
Facilitated by Ron Scollay, Machinemonitor Pty Ltd

Wednesday 28th October

Triangulation of Electric Motor Maintenance… Three Keys to Reach your Reliability Target
David McGuire, PdMA

Consequences of Disturbing Stable Plant – A Case Study
Russell Sankey, NRG

The Value of Generator Visual Inspections
Campbell Hammond, Genesis

Do We or Don't We Keep Producing?
Norman Geary, Meridian

Understanding a Noisy Transformer
Michael O’Brien, Alstom Grid

Using Today's Technologies to Differentiate Your Service
Naaman Shibi, Pervidi

MV Motor Overhaul and Repair: Would you like fries and a coke with that?
Ron Scollay, Machinemonitor Pty Ltd

The Feedback

I am leaving very satisfied with the quality of content
good fun and good learning
Very good conference with excellent presentations
Thank you for a good week, it was beneficial