Large power 2012

Pre-Conference Workshops

Monday 13 May 2013

Behaviour based safety for managers

09h30 – 11h30

Investing in a Behaviour Based Safety Process makes good business sense
Anita Steyn de Wet, Senior Consultant, National Occupational Safety Association, South Africa

11h30 – 14h00

Understanding your organisation’s risk culture
Anita Steyn de Wet, Senior Consultant, National Occupational Safety Association, South Africa

14h00 – 15h30

Improving Hazard Identification as a precursor of people’s behavioural decision making in incident and accident prevention
Anita Steyn de Wet, Senior Consultant, National Occupational Safety Association, South Africa

15h30 – 16h30

Risk = (PEOPLE x ENERGY x ENVIRONMENT)
Anita Steyn de Wet, Senior Consultant, National Occupational Safety Association, South Africa

Conference Program Day 1

Tuesday 14 May 2013

Opening/Keynote session
Session 1.0.1

09h30 – 09h50

Welcome and keynote
Brian Dames, CEO, Eskom, South Africa

09h50 – 10h10

Keynote address
Minister Edna Molewa, Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, South Africa 

10h10 – 10h30

Meeting Africa’s Power Challenges
Anton Eberhard, Professor, Graduate School of Business, South Africa

10h30 – 11h00

Universal Access for All
Glenn Hodes, Senior Programme Manager, Africa Carbon Asset Development Facility, Denmark

11h00 – 11h30

Panel discussion: Addressing Africa’s energy needs – where do we begin?

  • Anton Eberhard, Professor, Graduate School of Business, South Africa
  • Glenn Hodes, Senior Programme Manager, Africa Carbon Asset Development Facility, Denmark
  • Nawal Al-Hosany, Director of Sustainability, Masdar, Director, Zayed Future Energy Prize, Abu Dhabi

Legislation and regulation

13h30 – 14h00

Energy management standards and systems
Alfred Hartzenburg, Senior Project Manager: Industrial Energy Efficiency Project, National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA), South Africa

14h00 – 14h30

Carbon tax
Robbie Louw, Director, Promethium Carbon, South Africa

14h30 – 15h00

Managing tariffs: A discussion on the Price Impact Assessment project
Shaun Nel, Project Director & Advisor, Energy Intensive Users Group of Southern Africa, South Africa

Best practise in industrial energy, water and waste water management

15h45 – 16h05

Carbon and energy reduction initiatives at Woolworths
Justin Smith, Head of Sustainability, Woolworths, South Africa

16h05 – 16h25

Energy auditing processes – case studies
Jeffrey Murage, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Financing Programme Coordinator, Kenya Association of Manufacturers, Kenya

16h25 – 16h45

Effluent treatment plant – white elephant or water resource?
Peter Bristow, Director Operations, Talbot & Talbot, South Africa

16h45 – 17h05

Corporate water stewardship to manage climate change risks?
Andre Fourier, Head Sustainable Development, SABMiller, South Africa

17h05 – 17h15

Panel Q&A

Conference Program Day 2

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Waste not, want not – using our resources

09h00 – 09h20

Mining perspective on sustainable energy efficiency performance to secure our future
Coenraad, Pretorius, Energy Engineer, Anglo American, South Africa

09h20 – 09h40

Ethical water exchange – the monetary value of recycled wastewater
Valérie Issumo, Founder, Prana Sustainable Water, Switzerland

09h40 – 10h00

Making Energy Saving a Reality
Reinet van Zyl, Business Improvement Manager, ArcelorMittal South Africa

10h00 – 10h20

Integrating human resources to optimise energy management investments
Izelle Bosman, Energy Trainer, Association of Energy Engineers, South Africa

10h20 – 10h30

Panel Q&A

Above and beyond the production cycle

11h15 – 11h45

The human element – changing the workforce mind-set
Pieter Pretorius, Senior Marketing Manager, 49M Initiative, South Africa

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11h45 – 12h45

Panel discussion: Balancing the needs of country, utility and industry

  • Lodine Redelinghuys, Energy Services Manager, Western Region, Eskom, RSA
  • Jeffrey Murage, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Financing Programme Coordinator, Kenya Association of Manufacturers, Kenya
  • Barry Bredenkamp, Chief Operating Officer, SANEDI, South Africa
  • Robert Fischer, Programme Manager Policy & Research, Project 90 by 2030, South Africa
  • Nobert Matarutse, Technical Director, Mbada Diamonds, Zimbabwe
  • Valérie Issumo, Founder, Prana Sustainable Water, Switzerland
Closing session
Session 2.0.1

14h00 – 14h30

Maintenance as a utility imperative
Deon Louw, Overstrand Municipality, South Africa

14h30 – 15h00

Combating vandalism in utilities
Eng. Benson Muriithi, Chief Manager Distribution: Kenya Power