EECON 2020 PROGRAM

EECON 2020 is an ideal platform to showcase projects, products and concepts delivering cost-effective engineering solutions for Australia’s electricity utilities and customers.

 

Abstract submissions have now closed. The program is currently being created and all speakers will be notified by 31st July if they have been successful. 

 
Submissions were sought on, but not limited to, the following topics: 

  • Technology  

    • Storage - micro to macro

    • Generation - new mix, new solutions

    • Automation - the rise of the interactive grid 

    • Transport – EV’s and mobile storage

  • Asset management  

    • Aged assets/condition monitoring/replacement/refurbishment

    • Defining and planning for resilience

    • Designing for condition monitoring

  • Regulatory environment 

    • Customer themes

    • Impact of regulatory model and settings 

    • Capital and labour productivity

    • Corporate governance and engineering decision-making

    • Stimulating R&D in a heavily regulated industry

  • People issues  

    • Safety

    • Change management/leadership

    • Enhancing productivity

  • Utility evolution  

    • Moving to a DSO model

    • Virtual power plants

    • Diversification as a solution to volatile energy revenues 

    • The utility of the future

    • Virtual power plants

  • System Security enhancements  

    • Dynamic Voltage Restorers

    • Synchronous condensers

    • Synchrophasors

    • Cyber security

 
Should you have any questions regarding the submission process or would like to discuss the conference topics, you are welcome to contact Terry Lampard at terrence.lampard@bigpond.com or call +61419264207.

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