The Electrical Arc Flash Conference took place in Auckland on the 22nd and 23rd of October 2013, and was headlined by international arc flash expert Hugh Hoagland (USA). The event took place over 2 days and was attended by companies including Newmont Wahi Gold, Mighty River Power, New Zealand Steel and Pan Pac Forest Products (to name a few).
“Conference very good, I liked the networking opportunities and the discussion panel at the end” – Neil Frost, General Cable
“Very good introduction to Electrical Arc Flash” – Rohan Fernando, Ampere Power Consultants
Best presentations as rated by delegates were:
1. Electrical Safety: More Than Arc Flash – By Hugh Hoagland, ArcWear (USA)
2. Arc Flash Protection in High Voltage Switch Yards, Peter Rhodes, High Voltage Solution
3. Arc Flash PPE Basics: Contamination Testing and Practical Experience From Accident Investigations – Hugh Hoagland, ArcWear (USA)
Thank you to all those who attended and presented and thank you to the conference sponsors Jaedon Enterprises, Honeywell Safety Products, IRISS Asia, Legend Power Systems and Industrial Electrix Magazine.