21 Bedford Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
Evening Seminar: ANSTO and AEMO – Australian Nuclear Science and Future Network Planning
Key Speaker: Dr. Adi Paterson, CEO, ANSTO | Louis Tirpcou, Group Manager, AEMO
Date: Thursday, 23 July 2015, 5:45pm for 6:00pm start – 8:00pm
Venue: Engineers Australia, 21 Bedford Street, North Melbourne
Cost: EA & EESA Members: Free
Australian Nuclear Energy – Dr. Adi Paterson is the CEO of ANSTO. Since March 2009 he has had oversight and responsibility for ANSTO’s multi-facetted portfolio of activities.
Dr Paterson has driven a program of positive change and growth. The transformation process has leveraged outcomes based on the nexus of public science investment and practical innovation. This has had positive impacts on health, industry and the environment.
ANSTO operates the multi-purpose Open Pool Australian Light-water (OPAL) Reactor which provides science and irradiation services to Australian and overseas users. Since 2013 ANSTO has operated the Australian Synchrotron. This enables new synergies for the extensive user community in Australia, New Zealand and overseas.
Emerging technologies and its effect on demand – Louis Tirpcou, Group Manager of the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) Planning team, will discuss future system planning, forecasting, the rise of the customer generating and using their own electricity, and the consequences that this will have on the Australia network heading into the future.