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“Engineering Change”

Day 3 - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

8:30am - 9:00am
Registration
9:00am - 9:05am
Welcome
9:05am - 9:20am
Key Note Speaker on Jamaica’s Energy Policy and Growth
Mr. Albert Gordon, Director General, Office of Utilities Regulation

Technical Session 1: “Electricity& Loss Prevention”
Chairman: Dr. Therese Chambers, Jamaica Institution of Engineers

9:20am - 9:50am
The Effects of Illegal Abstraction of Electricity
Eng. Omar Sweeney, Jamaica Public Service Company Limited
Marylin McDonald, Jamaica Public Service Company Limited
9:50am - 10:20am
The Impact of the Residential Automated Metering Infrastructure (RAMI) System
Eng. Steve Dixon, Jamaica Public Service Company Limited
10:20am - 10:50am
Reducing Non-Technical Losses in Power Systems; The Jamaican Experience
Eng. Noel Sinclair, University of Technology, Jamaica
10:50am - 11:15am
Coffee Break
11:15am - 11:45am
Project Management and the Implementation of the Maggotty Hydro Power Plant

Eng. David Cook, Jamaica Public Service Company Limited

11:45am - 12:15pm
The Future of Liquefied Natural Gas as a Fuel for Electricity Power Generation

Eng. Dionne Nugent, Jamaica Public Service Company Limited

12:15pm - 12:45pm
Financing Energy Efficiency

Mr. Edison Galbraith, Development Bank of Jamaica

12:45pm - 1:40pm
Lunch Break

Technical Session 2: “Alternative Energy & Technology”
Chairman: Eng. Leighton Facey, Jamaica Institution of Engineers

1:40pm - 2:10pm
Improving the Life Cycle Management of Power Transformers

Dr. Dave Muir, Eng. Noel Sinclair, Eng. Nadrae Waugh, University of Technology, Jamaica
2:10pm - 2:40pm
Economic Viability of Upgrading an Existing Airport in Jamaica to Use Grid Tied Solar Energy
Stephen Curran, Network Design Director, Digicel
2:40pm - 3:10pm
Setting Up a Wind Prediction Model for Jamaica: Based on the Wind Measurement Campaign of the IDB Wigton Wind Farm Ltd. 2011-2014
Sanja Simmonds, Dr. Dorville Jean-Francios, The Department of Physics, University of the West Indies
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Dynamic Numerical Model of a 2D Hybrid Photo Voltaic – Thermal (PVT) Panel
Sameer Simms, Dr. Dorville Jean-Francios, The Department of Physics, University of the West Indies
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Engineering Low Cost Solar Cell Material: Improving Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Performance by Photoanode Doping
Leaford Henderson, The Department of Physics, University of the West Indies
4:10pm - 4:20pm
Conference Closing Remarks
Conference Chairman: Eng. Christopher Hamilton
 

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EXHIBITION

Exhibition visible to Conference Participants & Opens to Public from September 22 – 24

Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Venue: Knutsford Court Hotel
The Jamaica Institution of Engineers
The Jamaica Institution of Engineers
54 Molynes Road,
Kingston 10
Jamaica.


Tel: (876)758-8248, (876)758-5559 (Lime)
       (876)618-1884-5 (Digicel)
Fax: (876)758-7412
Website: www.jiejamaica.org
 
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