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25/07/2013

The 2 DLs in PES/PELS were completed. One of them was supported by NZ North Section for Prof. Ralph Kennel. The other one by Prof. Henry Louie was supported by Power sytems industry body EEA and IEEE PES HQ. 

  • Distinguished Lecture:   
    Title:          Predictive Control - the Powerful Method to Control Power Converters and Drives in the FutureSpeaker:  Prof. Ralph Kennel (Germany)
    Date:   Monday 27th May 2013 Time: 5 – 6 pm
    Attendance: 20 IEEE members, 12 Guest Members
  •  Distinguished Lecture:
    Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    Date: Tuesday, 18th June 2013
    Title: Energy, Engineering, and Social Justice
    Speaker: Prof. Henry Louie
    Attendance: 29 (5 Non-IEEE Members)
  • PowerCon Audit completed. Overal Surplus of 32.8K. The MoU that was signed was for 20% of this (upto a Maximum Limited) to be given back to IEEE NZ.   Section needs to decide how to associate this amount with PES/PELS Chapter Account
  • 2013 CC Meeting will be held in Bangalore (now re-named as Bengaluru) onSaturday 9th November 2013
    IEEE Power and Energy Society will be supporting the visiting IEEE PES delegate as per the following reimbursement policy  
    USD700 + USD50 (taxi-fares + miscellaneous – deduction of USD200) + USD300 accommodation = USD1050
                What this means is that section will have to support air-travel expense greater that USD $700

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23/05/2013

The third  DL for PES/PELS Chapter will be held held. This PES DL talk was made possible by the expert being sponsored by the US Consulate General, Auckland.

  • Distinguished Lecture:   
    Title:          Predictive Control - the Powerful Method to Control Power Converters and Drives in the FutureSpeaker:  Prof. Ralph Kennel (Germany)
    Date:   Monday 27th May 2013Time: 5 – 6 pm

    PowerCOn accounts are currently being audited. We will getting a profit and the proceeds will be returned back to the Section. Hopefully before next meeting details will be known

    Another DL from PES likely in the third week of June 2013. Nirmal will be getting Power Systems industry support to make this happen. No requirements of Section Funding.

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Friday , 2 November: 9:00 - 10am Plenary presentation

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23/11/2012


  • Distinguished Lecture:   
    Date/Time:  2nd November 2012
    Title : Power System Protection Schemes in Modern Power Systems with Distributed Generation
    Speaker: Melha B. Selak
     
  • Administration Meeting: IEEE PES North Section committee met during the NZ NOrth SEction Strategic Meeting held on 10th November. Activities for next year 2013 was planned. Awarding a PES NZ North Engineer is being developed.  The PES Student Branch had a fantastic Student/WIE/GOLD event during PowerCon2012. The PES Chapter Chair Meliha Selak was very pleased.  .
     
  •  POWERCON2012 good success
    Good response from the attendees with regards to PowerCon2012
    www.powercon2012.com
  • Technical Papers will appear in IEEExplore early Jan-Feb 2013
  • 2 Student BEst Paper award and 2 Student Best presentation awardees selected
  • Finance Reconcilation happening. Hopefully should be over before Christmas. If not it will be settled early next year. WE still are awaiting a couple of Sponsorship money. Also some more payments need to be resolved.
  • Profit is expected for sure. The exact amount will be known after reconcilation.

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