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					7 May 2008 ⎜Auckland
AUT Tech Park Conference Centre, Penrose, Auckland


                               EEA Professional Development Programme 2008
                                           Engineering Excellence




             Arc Flash Hazards Workshop
                                                                  Guest Presenters:
                                       Hugh Hoagland, ArcWear.com, USA
                                  David Sweeting, Sweeting Consulting, Australia

          WHEN & WHERE                                                          AUDIENCE
          8.30am to 4.40pm, Wednesday 7 May 2008                                Arc flash hazard management is an important safety topic
                                                                                for the electricity supply industry. Those with a role in man-
          AUT Tech Park Conference Centre                                       aging arc flash hazards should attend, including asset de-
          Ground Floor, Wright Stevenson House                                  signers, operations policy makers and managers, technical
          585 Great South Road                                                  and procedures advisors, safety professionals, supervisors,
          Penrose                                                               equipment manufacturers and suppliers.
          AUCKLAND
                                                                                All workshop attendees should come prepared to contribute
                                                                                to discussion on arc flash protection issues and queries.
          OVERVIEW                                                              To assist this, please complete and return the attached
          The objectives of the workshop are:                                   question sheet with your registration form, outlining any
                                                                                specific queries or issues related to arc flash.
             To explore and capture key issues for developing EEA
             guidance on personal protection from arc flash hazard.
             To update industry on current perspectives, knowledge              GUEST PRESENTERS
             and R&D on arc flash hazards, including implications               Hugh Hoagland, ArcWear.com (USA)
             for future standards and guidelines applicable in New              Hugh is a consultant on the electric arc. His background
             Zealand electricity supply workplaces.                             includes work with LG&E Energy in Safety, NASCO as
             To appreciate existing standards, guidelines and prac-             R&D Director, helping to develop most of the arc resistant
             tice for arc flash avoidance, minimization and personal            rainwear used in the world, as well as development of the
             protection.                                                        first protective face shield for electric arc. Hugh most re-
                                                                                cently worked for Cintas, developing their strategy for
                                                                                meeting the needs of OSHA 1910.269 and NFPA 70E
          PROGRAMME                                                             Standards, before moving to full time consulting. Hugh
          Highlights of the programme include emphasis on:                      currently sits on committees in ASTM, IEEE, IEC, ANSI,
                                                                                CSA and NFPA.
             Current knowledge and assumptions about arc flash,
             the supporting physics, arc flash hazards and risks.               David Sweeting, Sweeting Consulting (Australia)
             Arc flash incidents in the electricity supply industry.            David graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of
             Arc flash hazard control hierarchy and options, includ-            Science, Bachelor of Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy
             ing current standards and practice for arc flash hazard            in Engineering. He has broad experience in manufacturing
             protection.                                                        (Brown Boveri), Supply authority (Sydney County Council)
             NZ asset owner and contractor perspectives on arc                  and consulting to mainly large consumers. He has run his
             flash hazard management.                                           own high voltage-consulting firm since 1989, is an Honor-
             Research to improve knowledge of arc flash behaviour               ary Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, a mem-
             and implications for future standards development and              ber CIGRE and a member of the Association of Consulting
             managing arc flash.                                                Engineers Australia. He has published 54 papers and has




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    Arc Flash Hazards Workshop ⎜7 May 2008, Auckland




3 patents on a range of topics. Dr Sweeting is currently        ing and afternoon teas. EEA Members and Staff of Cor-
Chairman of Standards Australia Committee EL/7/04 and a         porate Members $450 + GST, Non Member $550 + GST.
member of the IEC working group on short circuit currents;
a member of the Standards Australia Committee EL34 and
an IEC working group on Power Quality; Chairman of a            PAYMENT
recently formed Standards Australia Committee on arcing         1. Payment is accepted by credit card, cheque or direct
faults; a member of, the National and NSW Committees of         credit. 2. Payments will be processed once all registrations
the Electric Energy Society of Australia; and a visiting pro-   have been received. 3. If not paying by credit card, when
fessor at the University of Wollongong.                         forwarding your registration form please enclose a cheque
                                                                made payable to the Electricity Engineers’ Association, for
                                                                the total amount due. 4. Alternatively, if paying by direct
SPONSORSHIP                                                     credit, please ensure that your payment is accompanied by
Sponsorship is available for those suppliers wanting to         a remittance advice slip or email admin@eea.co.nz to con-
take advantage of this great opportunity for industry-wide      firm the date of payment, by whom the payment was made,
exposure. Market your brand, raise your profile and             the amount paid, and for which registrations the payment
achieve recognition as a key supporter of the EEA and its       applies. 5. Receipts will be issued upon request, once all
activities. Those interested in sponsorship should contact      registrations have been received.
Mel Hart, EEA Marketing Manager, on phone
(04) 473 8600 or email mel@eea.co.nz, to discuss op-
tions.                                                          CANCELLATION POLICY
                                                                Should you be unable to attend this event, a substitute
                                                                delegate is welcome to attend at no extra cost. A full re-
HOW TO REGISTER                                                 fund will be made for cancellations received in writing by 30
Please complete and return the attached official registra-      April 2008. No refunds will be made after this date, how-
tion form to the EEA by no later than Wednesday, 30 April       ever, you will be sent a set of the workshop notes.
2008. Registration forms are also available on the EEA
website at www.eea.co.nz, under the heading
Events:\Programme.                                              FURTHER DETAILS
                                                                For further information, please contact the EEA, PO Box
                                                                5324, Wellington, New Zealand. Phone +4 473 8600, Fax
REGISTRATION FEES                                               +4 473 8601, Email admin@ eea.co.nz, Website
Your registration fee includes a set of the workshop            www.eea.co.nz.
notes and copies of all presentations, plus lunch, morn-




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Arc Flash Hazards Workshop 2008 ⎜Auckland
7 May 2008 ⎜AUT Tech Park Conference Centre, Auckland



  Arc Flash Hazards Workshop Discussion
  If you have any questions, issues, items or topics that you would like raised for discussion at the Workshop, please
  detail below and fax to the EEA on (04) 473 8601 prior to 7 May 2008:

   Name                                                 Company


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                                               Arc Flash Hazards Workshop
                                                                        7 May 2008 ⎜Auckland
              AUT Tech Park Conference Centre, Ground Floor, Wright Stevenson House, 585 Great South Road, Penrose, Auckland
CONTACT DETAILS

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ATTENDEES
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PAYMENT
1. Payment is accepted by credit card, cheque or direct credit. 2. Payments will be processed once all registrations have been received. 3. If not paying by credit card, when
forwarding your registration form please enclose a cheque made payable to the Electricity Engineers’ Association, for the total amount due. 4. Alternatively, if paying by direct credit,
please ensure that your payment is accompanied by a remittance advice slip or email admin@eea.co.nz to confirm the date of payment, by whom the payment was made, the amount
paid, and for which registrations the payment applies. 5. Receipts will be issued upon request, once all registrations have been received.


 Credit Card Type (tick one)                Visa                  Mastercard                    Name on Card


 Card Number                                                                                    Expiry Date                                            /                    (MM/YY)


 Total Amount Due                     $                                                         Cardholder’s Signature


                                                               EEA Members & Staff of Corporate Members $450 + GST
                                                                           Non Members $550 + GST

                                                            Please complete and return by Wednesday, 30 April 2008 to:
                                                        Electricity Engineers’ Association (EEA), PO Box 5324, WELLINGTON
                                                        Phone: +64 4 473 8600, Fax: +64 4 473 8601, Email: admin@eea.co.nz

CANCELLATION POLICY: Should an attendee be unable to attend this event, a substitute delegate is welcome to attend at no extra cost. A full refund will be made for cancellations
received in writing by 30 April 2008. No refunds will be made after this date, however, you will be sent a set of the workshop notes.

				
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