The 2019 General Meeting and PIESA-IERE South Africa Forum (Day 1)

Electricity & the 4th Industrial Revolution - an Africa perspective

October 28 - 31, 2019 Sun City, South Africa

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Opening Session

O-1

Opening Address

Mr. Gregory Tosen, IERE Chair

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O-2

Welcome Address

Eng Bukosi Siso, Chairman, PIESA

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Keynote Speech

K-1

The use smart technologies to mitigate revenue collection challenges especially in African electricity distribution utilities

Eng. Dr. Alfred Kaponda, ESCOM, Malawi & PIESA Board member

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K-2

Sustainability of (renewable) electricity production

Prof. Dr. Jan Mertens Chief Scientific Officer, ENGIE Research, ENGIE, Belgium

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General Session

G-1

The report of IERE activities

Mr. Gregory Tosen, IERE Chair

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G-2

The report of PIESA Activities and TIS

Mr. Vally Padayachee Executive Officer, PIESA, South Africa

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G-3

Methanol Ageing Marker Project (Phase 2)

Prof. Dr. Jan Mertens Chief Scientific Officer, ENGIE Research, ENGIE, Belgium

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Session1 : Evolving 4IR technologies and its effect on the customer

Chair : Dr. Jie Huang, Deputy manager, Senior Engineer, New Technology Department, NARI Group Corporation, China

S1-1

A deep learning based obstacle detection and distance measurement for substation patrol robot

Dr. Hongsheng Xu, Senior Engineer, NARI Research Institute, NARI Group Corporation, China

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S1-2

Cancelled

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S1-3

Application and Development of Artificial Intelligence in Power Equipment State Evaluation and Maintenance

Mr. Ji Qiao, Engineer, Artificial Intelligence Application Research Institute Department, CEPRI, China

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S1-4

TID Rollover

Mr. Franco Pucci, STS Association, South Africa

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S1-5

Readiness Index for Indonesian Power Plant toward Industry 4.0

Mr. Harry Indrawan, Manager, Research and Assessment Technology Power Generation And Energy, PT. PLN (Persero) Reseach Institute, Indonesia

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S1-6

Artificial Intelligence for the Detection of Electricity Theft and Irregular Power Usage in the African Electricity market

Mr. Keith Katyora, Electrical Engineer, Aurecon, South Africa

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Session2 : Asset Management – let's get smart about it

Chair : Mr. Hans-Jürgen Behnke, POA External Operation & Maintenance, Business Development & Sales, RWE TI, Germany

S2-1

Current market developments and their effects on asset flexibilities

Mr. Hans-Jürgen Behnke, POA External Operation & Maintenance Business Development & Sales, RWE TI, Germany

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S2-2

A Real-world Dataset for Automatic Visual Diagnosis of Power Transmission lines

Mr. Min-Hee Choi, Senior Researcher, Digital Solution Lab., KEPCO RI, Korea

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S2-3

Application of RFID System for Managing Repair Parts of Underground Power Cables and Accessories

Mr. Yuya Manabe, Senior Researcher, Electric Power R&D Center, R&D Division, Chubu EPCO, Japan

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S2-4

4IR technologies Application on KEPCO Power Distribution equipment maintenance

Mr. Gi-Dae Oh, Senior Researcher, Smart Power Distribution Laboratory, KEPCO RI, Korea

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S2-5

High Efficiency Status Evaluation for Main Equipments based on Cyber Physical Systems in Distribution Network

Dr. Keyan Liu, Manager, Power Distribution Department, CEPRI, China

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S2-6

Cancelled

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S2-7

MR_System Solutions for Asset Management

Mr. Kobus de Villiers, Managing Director, Reinhausen, South Africa

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