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June 16, 2009

actKM meeting July 7th 2009

Presenter: Paul James (Country Energy) and Bill Tarlinton (Opals Software)

Subject: Knowledge transfer using real-time Simulators for Operational Training in Electricity Distribution Networks

Paul and Bill will discuss the evolution and application of a ‘flight simulator’ for the operation of Country Energy’s electrical distribution network, one of the world's largest. The simulator was developed to overcome a long-standing problem that exists with ensuring that System Operation’s staff have the training and experience needed to manage the network. An additional problem exists with the testing of business processes capable of dealing effectively with rare events, such as major bush fires, outages or system

Time: 5.30 - 7.00pm

Location: Lyons Room, National Archives, Canberra Australia - gold coin donation for drinks and nibbles.