Speakers & Topics

(as of Jun 1, 2023)

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Ahmed, Usama

Transmission Solutions Manager, Shemar Power, Canada

Towards Ultimate Compaction of Overhead Transmission Lines: Integrating CICA & EGLA Technologies

Mr. Ahmed received his M.Sc. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan. He started his professional work in the field of transmission lines and insulation design with NESPAK. In 2020, he was appointed Transmission Solutions Manager for composite insulated cross-arms and compact lines in Shemar Power (Canada)....  » READ MORE

Al-Thagafi, Ahmad

Manager, Insulator Tests Stations, Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA), Saudi Arabia

Performance of Silicone-Coated Porcelain & Glass Insulators at GCCIA After 15 Years Experience

Mr. Al-Thagafi holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals. He has had 15 years experience at the Saudi Electricity Company in asset management of overhead power lines and cable systems. Currently, he is responsible for maintenance and managing test stations for outdoor insulators whose goal is to optimize the performance of transmission lines in desert areas....  » READ MORE

Arora, Neelesh

CEO, Epsilon Asia Group, India

Climate Change-Resilient Insulators: Design Optimization for Increased Transmission Reliability Based on Environmental Conditions in India

Mr. Arora is an expert in standardization and deployment of RTV high voltage insulator coatings for AC/DC applications up to 1200 kV and has contributed to introduction and adoption of this technology across India. He is co-author of the CIGRÉ WG B2.69 ‘Coatings for Power Networks’ and has also been nominated by India to IEC 36/63432 “RTV Coatings for outdoor insulators”....  » READ MORE

Arrigoni, Ricardo

Business Development Manager for Components, Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen, Germany

Interchangeability of MV Composite Bushings with Traditional Porcelain Types

Mr. Arrigoni has over 20 years experience in the transformer industry as well as in the bushing and accessory business. He started his career working for Siemens Power Transformers Brazil in the Mechanical Design Department for large power transformers. Subsequently, he moved to Comem Brazil in Technical Sales for components....  » READ MORE

Asto Soto, Samuel Arturo

Transmission Line Coordinator, Power Grid of Peru, Peru

Composite Insulator Performance in Distinct Service Environments: Coastlines, Mountains & Forests

Mr. Asto Soto is an Electrical Engineer, graduated in 2000 from the National University of the Center of Peru (UNCP 2000) with a Masters of Business Administration from the University Ricardo Palma. He has detailed experience in management, planning and supervision of electrical maintenance and projects in mining,...  » READ MORE

Mohd Azraei Bin Pangah

Sr. Researcher, Asset Performance Unit, TNB Research, Malaysia

Online PD Measurement as Early Condition Health Assessment for Massive Underground Power Cable Networks

Engr. Ts. Mohd Azraei received his Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Power System & Master of Electrical Engineering from Tenaga Nasional University in Malaysia. He is registered Professional Electrical Engineer with Board of Engineer and Professional Technologist in Electrical with Malaysian Board of Technologists....  » READ MORE

Bhurat, Puneeth

Vijaya Sales Corporation, India

Application of Line Surge Arresters for Switching Overvoltages in UHV Transmission Systems

Mr. Bhurat completed his Bachelors in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Vishveshwaraya Technological University and his Masters in Electrical Engineering from CPRI Research Center. He later worked as Jr. Research Fellow in the HV Div. of CPRI during which he performed insulation coordination studies on EHV &...  » READ MORE

Bakhshi, Hassan

Overhead Transmission Line Designer, Stantec Consulting, Canada

Optimizing Design of HVDC Transmission Lines: Process, Calculations & Indicators

Mr. Bakhshi received his M. S. in Energy Management from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) in Vancouver, Canada. He has 16 years of experience supervising and designing overhead transmission lines and is a member of CIGRE Canada. His current research interests include optimizing and cost-effective overhead transmission line design (HVAC and HVDC) as well as renewable energy systems....  » READ MORE

Butler, Jeff

Principal Engineer, Transmission, Hubbell Power Systems, United States

1. Polymer Insulators for HVDC Applications
2. Enhanced Corrosion Protection for High Voltage Transmission Lines

Mr. Butler graduated from Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology) in Mechanical Engineering before entering the power utility industry in 2006. Since then, he has held various roles of international and U.S. domestic responsibilities in engineering, business development, sales and marketing....  » READ MORE

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