SAIEE NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2019
Following on from the SAIEE National Conference, held on the 27-29 November 2019, the SAIEE - along with event organisers iDNA - have made all presentations held at the conference available to the public.
All presentations are in .pdf format. All copyrights and trademarks are owned by the respective persons and/or companies.
Feel free to peruse the collection of papers and presentations below. All presentation are listed as they appeared at the SAIEE National Conference 2019:
(Please note that not all speakers have given consent to have their presentations published
DAY 1 - OPENING PLENARY: Imagine Tomorrow
DAY 2 - PLENARY TWO: Powering Solutions
DAY 2 - PARALLEL SESSIONS
TRACK 1 - SESSION 1: Engineering a Sustainable Future
"Renewable and Smart Energy Revolutions for Sustainable Development"
Daniel Chowdhury - Professor, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)
"78 Corlett Drive: A Case Study"
Chilufya Lombe - Director, Solid Green
"Applying Net-Zero in Africa"
Marc Sherrat - Managing Director, Marc Sherrat Sustainability Architects (MSSA)
"1 Discovery Place: A Case Study in Sustainability"
Yovka Raytcheva-Schaap - Associate | Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) Consulting & Project Management, Aurecon
TRACK 2 - SESSION 1: Accelerating the Transformation of the ESI
"H2Village: Solar PV - Hydrogen Hybrid Energy System for Off-Grid Rural Communities in Africa"
Prof. Chandima Gomes - Professor of High Voltage Engineering & Chair of ESKOM
Power Plant Engineering Institute, University of the Witwatersrand
"Bulk Energy Storage Integration - Planning Studies"
Preshaan Jaglal - Planning CoE Engineer, Eskom Holding SOC Ltd
"Accelerated Replacement of the Eskom Coal Fleet: An Opportunity to Transform the ESI"
Clyde Mallinson - Director, Virtual Energy and Power (VEP)
TRACK 3 - SESSION 1: Next Generation Automated Industries
Gerhard Hattingh - Digital Enterprise Business & Evangelist, Siemens South Africa
"SCADA Systems in Industry"
David A. Kyereahene-Mensah - Maintenance Engineering Manager, Dana Spicer Axle South Africa
"Functional Printing for a Future Africa"
Suzanne Smith - Lecturer, University of Pretoria
TRACK 4 - SESSION 1: Future Networks. Now.
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TRACK 5 - SESSION 1: Entrepreneurship, Education and the 4IR
"The Impact of 4IR on Technical Skills Development, Pre and Post Qualifcation"
Gideon Potgieter - CEO, Resolution Circle
"Future Proofing our Careers and Organisations"
Brian Chevere - Consultant, TAC Consultants
"The Unbundling of the Electrical Utility and the Rise of the Energy Entrepreneur"
Brent Hare - Senior Supervisor, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
TRACK 6 - SESSION 1: Innovation Stage
"Sustaining Engineering in a Digitized World"
Andrew Gotora - Engineering Programmer, ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions
"Navigating the Ever Changing World of Work"
Tim Modipa - Alternate Construction Manager, ERI Eskom Rotek Industries
"The State of Financial Resources and Instruments for Renewable and Alternative Energy Technologies to Power Human Capital Development Facilities: Challenges and Opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa"
Tonderai Njowera - Independant Civil Engineer
"Achieving Business Goals in a Technology-Driven Future: The Challenge of Communication"
Roger Silberberg - Director, Innovation Africa
"Technology Innovation Begins with Human Beings: The Case for Making South Africa a Technology Inspired Society"
Keitumetse Molamu - Founder and CEO, Mulika Technology
"Sustainable Development for Africa Through Strategic Change in Intellectual Property: Law Policy, Engineering and Constitutional Law Reforms"
Ernest Bhero - Lecturer, University of KwaZulu-Natal
"The Importance of Contracts for Contractors"
Uwe Putlitz - Founder and CEO, Building Strategy PTY Ltd
DAY 2 - PARALLEL SESSIONS (cont.)
TRACK 1 - SESSION 2: Smart Cities
"Smart Cities and the Fourth Industrial Revolution"
Shafraaz Abdoola - Principal Manager, Centre for Scientific and Industrial Revolution
"Leveraging Virtual Reality and Immersive Technology"
Richard Aldous - Director, 3D Tours
TRACK 2 - SESSION 2: Resilience & the Co-ordination of the Power System
"How to Foster Collective Sensemaking for a More Resilient Outcome to Power System Incidents"
José Correira - Enterprise Resilience Assessment Manager, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
TRACK 3 - SESSION 2: Big Data and Data Science
"Electricity and Cable Theft Detection and Prevention using Artificial Intelligence"
Keith Katyora - Electrical Engineer, Aurecon
Edison Makwarela - Electrical (Information) Engineer, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
"Edge Intelligence - Unlocking the Power of Sensor Networks with Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Enable a Smarter Future"
Wiebke Toussaint - PhD Student in Edge Intelligence, Technical University of Delft (Netherlands)
TRACK 4 - SESSION 2: Secure Connectivity
"Secure Our Cyberspace : Leveraging Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence"
Nithen Naidoo - CEO, Snode Technologies
"Cybersecure Future: The Pitfalls in the Conventional Engineering Approach - Playing It Safe"
Lloyd Chego - Senior Manager Cyber Security, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
"Cybersecure Electricity: Setting Up for Success"
Morne Russouw - Senior Engineer, Proconics
TRACK 6 - SESSION 2: Innovation Stage
"Bringing Healthcare to Africa: Reality or Myth?"
Herve Mwamba - Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineer, eMoyo Technologies
"Robotic Process Automation: Lessons Learned"
Golara Khayltash - RPA Solution Architect, Jurumani
"Training and Mentoring: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
Geeven Moodley - Managing Director, Digsilent Buyisa
SAIEE Women In Engineering Breakfast
"Own your Power and Unlock your Potential with Faith Mangope"
PLENARY THREE: Connecting to Africa's Next
Trend Talk Series
"How Can Blockchain Solve Africa's Challenges?"
John Lombela - Founder, Cryptovecs Capital
"What Should We Be Doing for Yound People to Prepare Them for the New World?"
Chinezi Chijoke - CEO and Co-founder, Nova Pioneer Education Group
PLENARY FOUR: Sparking Opportunites
"World View on the State of Technolgy for Electrical Power Utilities"
Rob Stephen - President, CIGRE