May 2017

Breakfast Seminar: Distribution Automation of Power System

Organized by the Burnaby/New West Branch

Status: This seminar has been cancelled due to low registration.
Date: Friday, May 26, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM–11:00 AM
Location: Skytrain Room, BC Hydro Edmonds Building - 6911 Southpoint Drive, Burnaby, BC
Presenter: Cheong Siew, P.Eng.
Manager, Distribution Automation and Strategic Planning, BC Hydro
Credit: 2 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: APEGBC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $40.00 + GST = $42.00

Non-Member Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50

APEGBC Student Member Price: $20.00 + GST = $21.00
Contact: Burnaby/New West Branch
Email: [email protected]
Important Dates: To help us predict out catering needs, please register by May 20, 2017.
In a utility environment where progress can be hindered by past practices, migrating from live-front to dead-front switchgear is often challenging. Due to high technology expectations and physical/cyber security demands, changing practices often requires coordination and teamwork across the company and with external vendors. This presentation describes BC Hydro's journey to modernize the grid for the future.

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About the Speaker

Mr. Cheong Siew, P.Eng., is the Manager of Distribution Automation and Strategic Planning in BC Hydro. He obtained his bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia and is a member of APEGBC and IEEE Power Engineering Society. Mr. Siew has 12 years of experience in system planning and 16 years of experience in distribution planning. His work includes asset management strategies and implementation, reliability, risk, network transmission planning, and distribution planning assessments. He authored and co-authored dozens of technical publications or guidelines for BC Hydro, CEA, IEEE, EPRI, and other international organizations.


8:00 AM–8:50 AM: Registration, networking, and buffet breakfast
9:00 AM–10:45 AM: Presentation
10:45 AM–11:00 AM: Q&A

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