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SAIEE Bernard Price Memorial Lectures

Date Topic Link Additional Content
58th Bernard Price Memorial Lecture New Technologies of Intelligent Systems for a Global World [click here]  
60th Bernard Price Memorial Lecture Carbon Capture and Storage: Ready to Deliver? [click here]  
62nd Bernard Price Memorial Lecture Re-imagining the Internet in the 21st Century [click here]  
64th Bernard Price Memorial Lecture Sustainable Engineering Education [click here]  
65th Bernard Price Memorial Lecture The 4th Industrial Revolution: A.I. and Society [click here]  
67th Benrard Price Memorial Lecture Automatic Control [click here]  
68th Bernard Price Memorial Lecture Connectivity [click here]  
69th Bernard Price Memorial Lecture Leaving a Legacy [click here] Presentation: [1]
Handout: [1]

SAIEE Annual General Meetings

Date Title Link Additional Content
27 April 2018 The SAIEE Challenge: The World is Changing [click here]  
28 March 2019 Digital Transformation: The Enabler for Economic and Social Inclusivity [click here]  
31 Match 2020 SAIEE Annual General Meeting (held Online via webinar) [click here]  

SAIEE Technical Talks

Additional Content
26 September 2019 ST-Talks: Lightning [click here]  
21 May 2020 Asset Management Series: ISO55K - A General Overview [click here] Presentations: [1] [2]
28 May 2020 Asset Management Series: ISO55K - Sample Artefacts [click here] Presentation
04 June 2020 Asset Management Series: ISO55K - CIGRE TB787: Implementation in Electric Utilities [click here] Presentation
11 June 2020 Asset Management Series: ISO55K - Maintenance Strategies [click here]
18 June 2020 Asset Management Series: ISO55K - Expansion and Operations Planning [click here] Presentation
25 June 2020 Asset Management Series: ISO55k - Asset Condition Assessment [click here] Presentation
25 June 2020 ST-Talks: Biomedical Engineering [click here]  
30 June 2020 ST-Talk: Blockchain Technology in the Energy Sector [click here]  
02 July 2020 Asset Management Series: ISO55K - Project Portfolio Optimisation [click here] Presentation
06 July 2020 SAIEE KZN Centre: Determination of Conductor Current Ratings [click here]  
14 July 2020 SAIEE Women In Engineering: Leadership in a Time of Crisis and Uncertainty [click here]  
22 July 2020 Energy Efficiency in Smart Buildings through IoT Sensor Integration [click here]  
23 July 2020 WattNow Technical Talk: Power Engineering [click here] Presentations: [1] [2] [3]
04 August 2020 TEDxTalk: Sy Gourrah - The Future of Women In Engineering [click here]  
20 August 2020 Communications: Television Whitespace (TVWS) [click here] Presentations [1] [2]
15 September 2020 The Case for Solar Power in Residential Homes in South Africa [click here]  
16 September 2020 SAIEE KZN Centre: Green Economy [click here]  
22 September 2020 Lightning - Protection of Structures: How To Do It Wrong [click here] Presentations: [1]

SAIEE Nuclear Chapter

Date Title Link Additional Content
07 July 2020 "Implications of the 2.5GW Nuclear on IRP2019" [click here]  
26 August 2020 "Study Committee on Nuclear Nexus" [click here] Presentations [1] [2] [3]
09 September 2020 "Unpacking South Africa's Energy Challenges" [click here]  
21 September 2020 "Unpacking Nuclear Environmental Management Strategies" [click here]  
23 September 2020 "Water Security and Clean Water Technologies" [click here]  

SAIEE Women In Engineering Chapter

Date Title Link Additional Content
12 August 2020 Energy Transition: Repositioning Women in a New Reality [click here]  

SAIEE Power and Energy Section

Date Title Link Additional Content
30 June 2020 Blockchain Technology in the Energy Sector [click here]  
09 July 2020 Global Electric Power Sector: Engaging with Environmental Issues [click here]  
23 July 2020 Energy Efficiency in Smart Buildings through IoT Sensor Integration [click here]  
13 August 2020 Role of Smart Grid in Facilitating the Integration of Renewables [click here] Presentations [1] [2]
18 August 2020 Internet of Things: An Enabling Technology for Remote Condition Monitoring of Power System Equipment [click here] Presentations [1]
28 August 2020 How To Write An Effective Technical Paper [click here]  
31 August 2020 Off-Grid Systems for Energy Alleviation [click here] Presentations
[1] [2]
16 September 2020 Managing Uncertainties of the Future Grid [click here]  

SAIEE Rotating Machines Section


Title Link Additional Content
19 March 2018 Varibox Radial CVT - The Future, Now [click here]  
16 April 2018 The Effect of the Three-Level Neutral Point Clamped Inverter on the Core Loss of a Synchronous Reluctance Machine [click here]  
28 September 2018 Bearing Currents in Electrical Machines [click here]  
28 September 2018 Control Supply Solutions for Power Plants [click here]  
01 November 2018 Key Design Aspects of a Novel Synchronous Reluctance Motor with a Sinusoidal Rotor Shape for Less Ripple Torque Contents [click here]  
02 November 2018 Synthetic Inertia and VSG's on Microgrids [click here]  
16 May 2019 Challenges with Wind Generator Technology (Part 1) [click here]  
16 May 2019 Challenges with Wind Generator Technology (Part 2) [click here]
23 May 2019 Shaft Voltage and Current [click here]  
23 May 2019 Modeling and Prevention of Bearing Currents in Inverter-Driven Electrical Machines [click here]  
24 May 2019 Challenges of Revising Grid Codes in the Face of Evolving Power Generation [click here]  
24 May 2019 Synchronous Machine Operators Utopian-Dystopian Stalemate [click here]  
23 October 2019 The Effects of a Changing Grid-Code on Generators [click here]  
23 October 2019 Impact of 'Relaxed' Frequency Control on Rotating Machines
[click here]  
24 October 2019 An Introduction to Rotor Dynamics in Induction Motor Driven Systems [click here]  
30 October 2019 eScooters and Micro Mobility [click here]  
10 September 2020 The Refurbishment of SABS' World Class NEFTA High Power Testing [click here]  
13 October 2020 Vibration Measurement and Analysis of Electrical Rotating Machines [click here]  
21 October 2020 Power Generation in New Zealand [click here] Presentation: [1]

SAIEE Load Research Chapter


PDF Link
YouTube Link
n/a "Load Research?" Hendri Geldenhuys [click here] n/a
03 April 2019 "Current State of Load Research in South Africa and the Future" Marcus Dekenah [click here] n/a
04 April 2019 "Load Modelling Applications in Power System Analysis" Jaco A. Alberts [click here] n/a
04 April 2019 "Load Research Data and Information Dissemination" Lloyd Setlhogo [click here] n/a
26 June 2019 "Load Research Roadmap" Marcus Dekenah & Dr. Bernard Bekker [click here] n/a
26 June 2019 "Archiving the Domestic Electrical Load Study (DELS) Data" Wiebke Toussaint [click here] n/a
26 June 2019 "Feedback Regarding the Load Research Chapter" Monde Soni [click here] n/a
16 July 2019 "Data Visualization for Load Research" Jacques Booysen [click here]
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30 July 2019 "Shedding the Light on Residential Consumer Behaviour in South Africa" Wiebke Toussaint [click here]
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20 August 2019 "Combined System-wide Value of Sectoral Electrical Demand Flexibility in South Africa's Integrated Energy System" Gregory Ireland [click here] n/a
03 September 2019 "Domestic & Non-Domestic Electric Load Modelling" Keynote Address: Dr. Rob Stephen
Presentations by: Dr. Schalk Heunis, Marcus Dekenah, Justice Chihota, Rasmun Moonsamy
n/a [click here]
17 September 2019 "Geospatial Load Modelling Using a Consumption-driven Philosophy" Anrich Steyn [click here] [click here]
17 October 2019 "Principles of Geo-based Load Forecasting" Attie Senekal [click here] [click here]
31 October 2019 "Estimating Domestic Consumer Electric Load Models Using DPet and DProfile-mixer Software Tools" Marcus Dekenah T.B.C T.B.C
18 February 2020 "Load Research Metering and Meter Data Management Systems" Tando Figlan [click here]
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27 February 2020 "Introduction to Building Energy Models for Power and Energy Demand Analysis" Mike Barker T.B.C. [Click Here]
17 March 2020 "Demand Forecasting for Eskom Transmission Network Planning in a Rapidly Evolving Power Sector" Jana Breedt [Click Here]
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30 March 2020 "Impact of Lockdown on Power Network at Local Distribution Level" Various n/a [Click Here]
31 March 2020 "Machine-learning Based Demand Models: Potential Game Changers for Electrification" Stephen Lee [Click Here]
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06 April 2020 "Impact of Lockdown on the Power System at System Level" Various n/a [Click Here]
21 April 2020 "Introduction to Network Resilience" Malcom Van Harte [Click Here]
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19 May 2020 "Protection of Personal Information: The POPI act for Load Researchers, Analysts and Planners" Ross Saunders [Click Here] [Click Here]
17 June 2020 "EPRI's Integration of Renewable Energy Resources" Aiden Tuohy [Click Here] [Click Here]
21 July 2020 "EPRI's Demand Response Program" Dr Ron Domitrovich, Charles Holmes and Dr Angela Chuang [Click Here] [Click Here]
27 July 2020 "Impact of Covid-19 on Demand and Economy" Al'louise A Van Deventer [Click Here] [Click Here]
18 August 2020 ONLINE SEMINAR: "Distribution Network Planning for Renewables" Chaired by: Monde Soni, Lloyd Setlhogo, Marcus Dekenah
Keynote Address: Dr Mbhuli Nhlanhla
Presentations: Crescent Mushwana, Faure van Schalkwyk, Avinash Ramdhin, Ismail Jefferies, Karin Kritzinger, Aradhna Pandarum, Paul Vermeulen, Mpeli Ramponkanyo, Dr. Sipho Mdhluli, 
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