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POST EVENT REPORT - 2014

 

POST EVENT REPORT 2014

ClLICK ON IMAGE for everything you need to know about DistribuTECH Africa including typical:

  • Event Stats
  • Countries Represented
  • Special Event Highlights
  • Most Popular Conference Sessions
  • Exhibitor & Conference Attendee
  • Feedback at a Glance
  • Exhibitor List
  • Sponsors, Partners, Supporters
  • Contacts
  • Attendee Survey Responses

 

     

2014 EVENT OPENING HIGHLIGHTS

 

EVENT SNAPSHOT:

The first DistribuTECH Africa and co-located POWER-GEN Africa event was held from 17-19  March 2014 at Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.

The world's key players converged in Cape Town for this world-class event which over the course of three days saw:

  • a prestigous line up of keymote speakers that provided world perspectives about the Africa power market
  • world-class conference programme with 6 tracks including 2 dedicated tracks to transmission & distribution
  • over 150 eminent speakers delivering engaging presentations and panel discussions about the latest trends and technological advancements
  • more than 100 international exhibitors showcasing the very latest products and equipment
  • informative technical training workshops providing hands-on skills and development training
  • engaging networking receptions that made way for excellent trade & investment and business development opportunties

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INTRODUCTION AND OPENING REMARKS:

Mr. Nigel Blackaby
Director of Conferences, PennWell International Power Group, UK

SPEAKERS:

 

 

 


Dr. Wolsey
Barnard

Deputy Director
General: Policy, Planning and
Clean Energy
Department of Energy
Republic of South Africa

 


Mr. Daniel B.
Poneman

Deputy Secretary of Energy,
US Department
of Energy, USA

 


Mr. Robert
Kahimise

Chief Executive Officer,
Erongo RED, Namibia


 


Dr. Steve J.
Lennon

Group Executive, Sustainability,
Eskom Group Holdings,
Republic of South Africa


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BEST PAPER AWARDS

Technical Track

Highly Commended:  

Distributed Networks form Blind Spot to Main Player
Bruno Opitsch, Siemens

Highly Commended:
Improving Lateral Protection with Cut out-Mounted Reclosers
 Roger Martin, S&C Electric Company

Winner:  
Ethekwini Electrical Network Asset Data Capture, Gnis Enhancement and Modelling
 Coert Scherman, Aurecon


Strategic Track

Highly Commended:   
Analysis and Assessment of Communication Technologies for Smart Grid ICT Infrastructure
Joerg Mueller, Accenture

Highly Commended:
The Implementation of Phasor Measurement Technology in Eskom
Reshin Moodley, Eskom

Winner:
Applications of Energy Storage in Distribution
Michael Edmonds, S&C Electric

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MEDIA COVERAGE:

The opening of DistribuTECH Africa 2014 on Monday 17 March 2014 has achieved wide media coverage across the board - print, online and broadcast media.

For a snapshot about the latest topics being discussed, we invite you to read the articles below:

fin24.com
news24.com

Desperate need for a shared vision and for comprehensive long-term planning
CLICK HERE to read more

Africa's energy potential in the spotlight
CLICK HERE to read more

   
Business Day online Spotlight on Africa's Energy Future
CLICK HERE to read more
   
CNBC Africa: U.S strategies for powering up Africa
CLICK HERE to read more

ABOUT DISTRIBUTECH AFRICA






  

The second annual DistribuTECH Africa 2015 conference and exhibition will provide transmission and distribution professionals with unprecedented access to the latest information, technologies and trends impacting the future of this growing market.

All the elements that African utility companies are responsible for will be on show here, with the event being designed to be a meeting place to exchange views, discuss experiences and learn new ways to expand and strengthen the power industry across the many countries of Africa.


EVENT SNAPSHOT

DistribuTECH Africa 2015 and co-located POWER-GEN Africa will feature:

  • 145+ eminent international speakers
  • 40+ conference sessions
  • 100+ leading exhibitors from the region and world-wideHot topic presentations and panel discussions
  • Technical tours
  • Training Workshops

HOW TO JOIN THE DISTRIBUTECH GLOBAL EVENTS NETWORK

  • DistribuTECH Africa is part of the global DistribuTECH brand which operates across 4 continents- Africa, North America, South America and SE Asia
  • Running for over 20 years, the DistribuTECH global events network is into its third decade with an attendance base that consistently increases with each installment
  • Strategically located in global growth hotspots, DistribuTECH covers all facets of the electricity delivery market
  • CLICK IMAGE below for information on how to join the DistribuTECH Global Events Network.

WHO VISITS?

       




Following on from the success of the inaugural DistribuTECH Africa conference and exhibition, the 2nd annual DistribuTECH Africa 2015 is expected to progress year-on-year to become the region's leading event for industry professionals to attend from the following industries:

• Transmission and Distribution Companies
• Electric Utilities
• Architects/Engineers
• Consulting Firms
• Financial Firms
• Government Local/State/Federal
• Construction & Maintenance Contractors
• Fuel Suppliers
• Independent Power Producers
• Original Equipment Manufacturers
• Power Industry Consultants
• Power Plant Designers
• Project Developers
• Research and Development Organizations
• Human Resource Managers and Recruiters
• Equipment Inspection and Repair Specialists
• Construction Contractors
• Maintenance Service Providers
• Operations Service Providers
• IT Specialists
• Human Resource Managers and Recruiters
• Equipment Inspection and Repair Specialists
• Construction Contractors
• Maintenance Service Providers
• Operations Service Providers
• IT Specialists
• And others

INTERACTIVE FLOOR PLAN

DistibuTECH Africa attracts leading Transmission and Distribution companies from the African region and internationally.

This is your chance to be part of this exciting market and see first hand new product launches and the very latest technologies on display. 

You will also have the opportunity to speak to the industry's leading experts

  to view the Interactive Floor Plan to view who will be exhibting at DistribuTECH Africa and co-located POWER-GEN Africa 2015.

WHY EXHIBIT?









  

DistribuTECH Africa 2014 provides the ideal platform for you as a speciialist company to join other leading companies from around the world to:

  • Launch new products
  • Meet prospective clients and establish new leads
  • Demonstrate your latest innovations and cutting-edge equipment
  • Network with peers and other exhibitors
  • Raise your profile in the fast growing BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) market
  • Establish business with customers from the South Africa and Sub-Sahara Africa market
  • Showcase cutting edge equipment and technologies including boilers, turbines, engines, boiler services, computer hardware and software, controls and instrumentation systems, engineering and construction services, transmittors and distributors, plant electrical systems, pumps, valves and valve actuators, and more
  • Be part of this inaugural exhibition which is expected to attract over 2,000 attendees from more than 60 countries

  to view the Floorplan (Interactive)

  to view the Exhibitor Prospectus

  for more information about exhibiting

DISTRIBUTECH MULTI SHOW DISCOUNT

NEW! DISTRIBUTECH MULTI-SHOW DISCOUNT!

Exhibit at three (3) or more DistribuTECH events and receive a 10% discount on each or at two (2) DistribuTECH events to receive a 5% discount on each.

DistribuTECH events included in this multi-show discount offer are: DistribuTECH Africa 2014, DistribuTECH North America 2014, DistribuTECH India 2014 and DistribuTECH Brasil 2014.

For further information please contact your Sales Representative to take advantage of this offer.

  for Sales Contacts.

WHAT TO EXPECT?

The inaugural DistribuTECH Africa 2014 provides the perfect opportunity for executive management and professionals to attend the conference and exhibition and hear from  eminent international speakers from around the globe as they deliver presentations and panel discussions about the latest research, benchmark projects as well as new solutions and innovations to bridge challenges and solutions for the transmission and distribution industry.

The exhibition will also provide the chance for delegates to meet with suppliers and experience first-hand the very latest technologies serving the transmission and distribution industry.

The Conference Programme will comprise hot topics that fall under 4 broad categories: Power Delivery, Metering, System Automation and System Operation.

CLICK HERE for the Conference at a Glance with list of hot topics.

WHY ATTEND?

DistribuTECH Africa will address the number of challenges facing the electricity supply industry in Africa including:

  • A need for investment in infrastructure
  • Training and development
  • Improved resource utilisation
  • Electrification
  • Deployment of technology to improve business performance
  • Attracting investors

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QUICK LINKS

  • 2015 Promotional Video (COMING SOON)
  • Schedule of Events (COMING SOON)

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