Program 2017

  • MESC 2017 Provisional Conference Program
    (Please note this provisional program is subject to change)

    MONDAY 10th July 2017
    TIME CONTENT ROOM
    4:00pm – 6:00pm Welcome drinks with delegates and trade exhibitors Trade Exhibitor Room
    [Level 2, Presidential Ballroom]
    TUESDAY 11th July 2017
    TIME CONTENT ROOM
    8:00am Start the day with freshly brewed coffee and tea. Presidential Ballroom
    9:00am

    Welcome & Update on MESA

    Lionel Smith
    Chairman MESA

    Grand Windsor Ballroom
    9.10am

    Opening Address

    Kate du Preez
    Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health
    Department Natural Resources and Mines

    9:30am

    Mine and Safety – Queensland Statistics

    Lionel Smith
    Department Natural Resources and Mines

    9:45am

    The evolution of isolation

    Mark Spinks
    FLSmidth

    10:25am Morning Tea Presidential Ballroom
    10:55am

    Earthing Essentials – Electro Magnetic Compatibility and Variable Speed Drives

    Nick Hughes
    Power Electronics Australia

    Grand Windsor Ballroom
    11:25am

    Do’s and Don’ts of  Industrial Illumination & Cost of
    Getting it Wrong.

    Andrew Orkin
    Coolon Lighting

    11:55pm

    Arc Faults in Electrical Enclosures in Underground Applications

    Dr Ian Webster
    Ampcontrol

    12:30pm Lunch Presidential Ballroom
    1:30pm Special Presentation
    The Psychology of Risk: What we can learn by engaging to understand
    David Whitefield
    Director
    People & Risk
    Grand Windsor Ballroom
    2:30pm

    Innovation Award Presentations

    2:50pm Afternoon Tea Presidential Ballroom
    3:20pm

    Safe Autonomous Mining? How?

    Marcus Punch
    Marcus Punch Pty Ltd

    Grand Windsor Ballroom
    3:50pm

    What Earth Testing Should I Do?

    Benton Greive
    Safearth Consulting

    4:20pm

    Batteries ain’t Batteries

    Murray Timpson
    Slam Engineering & Consulting

    4:50pm Wrap up

    Lionel Smith
    Chairman MESA
    6.30pm Pre-Dinner Drinks Trade Exhibitor Room
    [Level 2, Presidential Ballroom]
    7:00pm till late MESConference Dinner Grand Windsor Ballroom
    WEDNESDAY 12th July 2017
    TIME CONTENT ROOM
    8:15am Start the day with freshly brewed coffee and tea. Presidential Ballroom
    9:00am

    Welcome

    Lionel Smith
    Chairman MESA

    Grand Windsor Ballroom
    9:05am

    High Voltage Trucks – Protection and fire prevention

    Paul Edwards
    Peabody Energy

    9:35am

    Harmonics and Power Quality

    David Gale
    Fuseco

    10.05am

    Scar Tissue from our Lessons Learnt

    Rob Lewis
    Sunwater

    10:35am Morning Tea Presidential Ballroom
    11:05am

    Development and Implementation of an Arc Flash Management program

    Rob Lewis
    Sunwater

     Grand Windsor Ballroom
    11:35am

    Are your gas detectors actually working

    Tim Wylie
    Ampcontrol

    12:05pm

    Achieving Electrical Worker Competence in the QGC Coal Seam Gas Assets

    Sim Liew
    QGC

    12:35pm

    Repair and Overhaul of Certified Ex Equipment

    Bipin Parmar
    Simtars

    1:05pm

    Conference Close

    Lionel Smith
    Chairman MESA 

    1:10pm Lunch Presidential Ballroom

     

  • Major & Conference Dinner – Available

     

  • Coffee Cart Sponsor

     

  • Conference Major Sponsors

     

  • Trade Exhibitors