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Don't miss GCC Power 2018 11th November 2018 - The Regency, Kuwait
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Session Speakers

SPEAKER

SESSION A1: Electricity Markets and Regulation
Engr. Ali Al Ebrahim
Company: GCCIA
Mr. AWF Al-Mamari
Company: Oman Electricity Transmission Company
Dr. Kwok Cheung
Company: GE
Dr. Mohamed Al Hamad
Company: GCCIA
Mr. SALMAN MOHAMMED A ALOWAIFI
Company: Saudi Electricity Company
Mr. Yousef Almarwan
Company: GCC Interconnection Authority
Mr. Riziq Bataineh
Company: Saudi Electricity Company

SESSION A2: System Planning, Development & Economics
Mr. Musabah Al Siyabi
Company: Oman Electricity Transmission Company
Mr. Ahmed Al-Nadabi
Company: Oman Electricity Transmission Company
Dr. Mohamed Ahmed
Company: SNC-Lavalin
Mr. AHMAD ALMUTAIRI
Company: Saudi Electricity Company
Mr. Mohammed Al shukaili
Company: Oman Electricity Transmission Company
Mr. Ehtesham Iftikhar
Company: Abu dhabi transmission and despatch company

SESSION B1: Transformers and Reactors, Switchgear and HV Equipment
Prof. Rene Smeets
Company: K E M A Laboratories, DNV GL
Mr. Bertrand Portal
Company: General Electric
Mr. Thomas Friedrich Kessler
Company: Siemens AG
Dr. Bruce Pahlavanpour
Company: Nynas AB Middle East
Mr. Thibaut MAUFFREY Company: General Electric
Mr. Jaafar Husain
Company: Megger
Eng. May Alhendi
Company: MEW Kuwait

SESSION A3: Renewable Energy and Nuclear Power for the Gulf States
Dr. Mohamad AlHajri
Company: PAAET
Mr. Mohamed Hamood Al Hasni
Company: Oman Electricity Transmission Company
Mr. Mohamed Khalil
Company: Doble Engineering Company
Mr. Mahmoud Hassan
Company: ADWEA - TRANSCO
Mr. Rushikesh Deshpande
Company: General Electric

SESSION B2: Substations Protection and Automation
Mr. Ahmed Alzahrani
Company: National Grid SA
Mr. Thomas Rudolph
Company: Schneider Electric
Mr. Ramon Baechli
Company: ABB
Mr. Thomas Hensler
Company: OMICRON electronics GmbH
Mr. Jérôme Arnaud
Company: GE
Mr. Michael Albert
Company: OMICRON

SESSION A4: System Operations and Control
Mr. Ali Almaamari
Company: OETC
Mr. Talal M. Al-Shaikh
Company: GCCIA
Mr. Mahmoud Hassan
Company: ADWEA - TRANSCO
Dr. Jerry Chua Liang Su
Company: GE
Mr. Deepak Ramachandran
Company: SIEMENS LLC
Mr. Ikram Rahim
Company: GCCIA

SESSION B3: SMART GRIDS and Distribution System
Miss. Bedour Al-Sharrah
Company: Public Authority for Housing Welfare
Mr. FOWZAN S. ALFOWZAN
Company: Saudi Aramco
Miss. May Abdulla Al Nasser
Company: KAHRAMAA
Mr. Ramon Bächli
Company: ABB
Mr. Franco Pizzutto
Company: Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH
Mr. VENUGOPAL RAJAMANICKAM
Company: DAR ENGINEERING

SESSION A5: HVDC and FACTS Technology, Challenges for Existing Substations, New Trends for Substation
Engr. Abdullah Al-Ghamdi
Company: GCCIA
Mr. Naif Makki
Company: Saudi Electricity Company / National Grid
Mr. Murtada Abualrahi
Company: Megger
Prof. Rene Smeets
Company: KEMA Laboratories, DNV GL
Mr. Rajesh Umrao Nighot
Company: DAR Engineering
Mr. Bashir Alabduljabbar
Company: Saudi Electricity Company
Dr. Roberto Bianchi
Company: Siemens AG

SESSION B4: Insulated Cables, Overhead Lines
Mr. Ahmad Althagafi
Company: GCCIA
Mr. Amer ashammari
Company: Saudi Electricity Company
Mr. Mofareh Al-Otaibi
Company: National Grid SA
Mr. ABDULLAH ALDHUWAIAN
Company: Saudi Electricity Company
Dr. Wojciech Koltunowicz
Company: OMICRON ENERGY SOLUTIONS GmbH
Mr. Fabien Virlogeux
Company: Sediver
Mr. Simone Ballare
Company:Prysmian Group

SESSION A6: Asset Management for Power Systems
Mr. Abdulla Hasan
Company: GCCIA
Mr. Christophe Rennotte
Company: Elia Grid International
Mr. Stefan Schlichting
Company: OMICRON electronics GmbH
Mr. Mohammad Tariq
Company: Megger Limited
Mr. Ramesh Venkatasamy
Company: SEC

PAPER

11th NOVEMBER 2018 13:15 - 14:45
A101
Renewables and the Flexibility Gap in Power Systems-Lessons Learnt From Europe
A102
System Operator Challenges in Spot Market
A103
Wholesale Market Design with Increasing Penetrations of Renewable Energy Resources: Resource Adequacy and Revenue Sufficiency
A104
How Bilateral Market Developed in GCC Region: Lessons Learned and Future Needs
A105
Evaluate Development of Electricity Markets in the GCC Region
A106
Pricing Of Transmission Capacity On The GCC Interconnector – Review Of The Current Practices, Challenges Ahead And Suggested Way Forward
A107
Best Regulatory Benchmarking For Smart Grids Deployment

12th NOVEMBER 2018 09:00 - 10:30
A201
Techno-Economic Evaluation of Reactive Dynamic Compensation Requirements in the Main Interconnected Transmission System in Oman
A202
Techno-Economic Evaluation of the First Coal Fired Power Plant Connection to Oman Grid Network
A203
Stacked Benefits of Bulk Energy Storage for Different Jurisdictions in North America
A204
Validating the Power System Simulation Model of the Main Interconnected System of Saudi Arabia
A205
Economic & Ecological Aspects of gas saving in Oman power Sector
A206
A Novel development of an automated process for unit wise economic despatch scheduling via AGC functionalities

12th NOVEMBER 2018 09:00 - 10:30

B101
New Developments In Testing Of Reactive Load-Current Interruption Capability Of High-Voltage Circuit-Breakers
B102
SF6-Free Development In HV GIS And GIL, Feedback On The First Energized 145 Kv GIS And 420 Kv GIL Operated With A Fluoronitrile Based CO2 Mixture
B103
POWER TRANSFORMERS FROM THE ASSET MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE
B104
HV Performance And Key Aspects Of Insulating Fluids
B105
Full condition Assessment of HV Circuit-Breaker with non-intrusive inspection methods
B106
Tap Changer Testing Using Drm With New Open Secondary Technique
B107
Building up a laboratory for transformer oil testing according to international standards

12th NOVEMBER 2018 11:15 - 12:45

A301
Extraction of Solar Photovoltaic Cell Parameters Using Metaheuristic Algorithm
A302
Planning Studies for Connection of 500 MW Photovoltaic Power Plant to Oman Grid at Ibri
A303
A reliability model for photovoltaic module failures using Markov Process
A304
Sweihan Solar 935 MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant for future sustainable energy of Abu Dhabi Power Network
A305
Analysis of impact on India’s Southern Region grid operation with High Renewable Penetration– A case study

12th NOVEMBER 2018 11:15 - 12:45
B201
An evaluation of distance protection behaviour in AC power system at converter-interface substations
B202
Virtualization – A key enabler for new substation automation architectures and engineering approaches
B203
IEC 61850 real-time communication between digital substations enabling new protection and automation concepts
B204
New Possibilities for Testing Superimposed Quantities and Traveling-Wave based Protection
B205
Cyber Security implementation in Smart Digital Substation
B206
Reference Test Approach for Testing of Protection IEDs to improve Field Testing Quality

12th NOVEMBER 2018 13:30 - 14:45
A401
Implementation of WAMS project in Oman Electricity Transmission System
A402
Maximizing the Utilization of GCC Interconnection Capacity
A403
TRANSCO Compliance Monitoring Real-time tool for enhanced Scheduling and Dispatch
A404
Techno-Economic Assessment of Battery Energy Storage for System Operation and Control
A405
Realizing Role-based Access Control in the Digital Grid
A406
GCCIA WAMS-EMS Interface Enhanced Network Monitoring

12th NOVEMBER 2018 13:30 - 14:45
B301
Smart Grids
B302
Connection Considerations for Voltage Transformers in Resistance-Grounded Distribution Systems
B303
KAHRAMAA 11kV Distribution Network Technical Losses Study Using PSS®SINCAL
B304
Improving cyber security of operational communication network by applying wire speed encryption suitable for real time applications
B305
Solar Park Converter Grid Connection with OLTC
B306
Key Aspects of Smart Grid Design for Distribution System with wireless Sensor Network Applications in Smart Grid: Recent Trends and Challenges

13th NOVEMBER 2018 09:00 - 10:30
A501
Return of experience from maintenance of GCCIA Al Fadhili HVDC
A502
HVDC Harmonics Mitigation Using a Self-tuned Passive Filter-Study Case on Saudi Arabia Network
A503
Alternative Testing Technologies for Field Testing of Protection Class Current Transformers
A504
Impact of increasing short-circuit current on T&D equipment
A505
VOLTAGE AMPLIFICATION DURING COMBINED SWITCHING OF EHV CABLE AND POWER TRANSFORMER
A506
380 KV Mobile Substation
A507
Digitalizing Brownfield Substations Using 3D Audits

13th NOVEMBER 2018 09:00 - 10:30
B401
RTV Coated Insulators in Harsh Desert Environment. Part I: Optimization of Coating Thickness & Assessment Of Sand Blasting Impact
B402
Simulation and Evaluation the Effects of EMF Produced by 380kV Over Head Transmission Line on Linemen in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
B403
Standardization of Insulator String (V or I) for 380kV
B404
THE USE OF ALUMINUM AS CONDUCTOR IN HIGH VOLTAGE AND EXTRA-HIGH VOLTAGE POWER CABLES
B405
EXPERIENCE IN THE MONITORING OF HV CABLE SYSTEMS
B406
Pollution mitigation solutions for overhead line insulators
B407
HVDC cable application in regions characterized by hot weather – case studies

13th NOVEMBER 2018 11:15 - 12:15
A601
OPEX benchmarking exercise amongst GCC Transmission Utilities
A602
Optimizing maintenance of grid equipment: the benefits of long term coordination and outage planning
A603
Big Data, Analytics, and Cybersecurity – The Challenges Utilities Face with Data Management
A604
Partial Discharge Diagnostics on Medium Voltage Distribution Cables using different type of Excitation Voltages
A605
Proven Power System Reliability with Special Protection Systems with Aid of Smart Systems
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