Program

First Day: Tuesday 27 March 2012, 4 Jumada First 1433

 SPEAKER

TITLE

TIME

Registration

07:30-09:00

Eng .Saud Al- jibreen

General Manager

AMAD Technical Consultation and Laboratories-KSA.

Organizer speech

09:00-09:10

Mr.ziyad AlShiha

Power Systems Executive Director

Saudi ARAMCO

Strategic Partner speech

09:10-09:20

  Dr. Saleh Al- Sudrani

Vice CEO
Saudi Specialized Laboratories (MOTABAQAH)-KSA

Main Sponsor speech

09:20-09:30

HE Eng. Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al- hussayen

 Minister of water and electricity-KSA

Opening speech of the symposium sponsor

09:30-09:40

Honoring the sponsors

09:40-09:50

Break

09:50-10:10

Dr. Saleh  Hussein Al Awaji,

Deputy Minister of Water & Electricity for Electrical affairs.

First Keynote lecture: “Changing the voltage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the international voltage 230/400 volts, and its impact on risk reduction and rationalization of electric energy conservation, and the efforts of the electrical sector in this area”

10:10  -10:40

Mr. Hofheinz

  President of DKE

German Commission For Electrical ,Electronic &Information Technologies for DIN and VDE-Germany

Second Keynote lecture: ” Importance of Safety Aspects of Electrical Installations of Buildings In Medical Locations “

10:40  -11:10

Break

11:10-11:20

Session Chairman :Prof. Dr Abdulhamid Al- Ohaly – Chairman of the Electrical Committee of  Saudi Building Code (SBC), part-time consultant  in Saudi Standards , Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) -KSA

First Session: Electrical safety regulations and legislations

11:20-12:50

Mr. DIRK MUELLER,

Manager principal engineers for industrial control and explosion protection- Frankfort-Germany

Underwriters Laboratories UL

The International Low Voltage Wiring Standards Series (IEC 60364).

11:20-11:40

ABDUL RAHIM IBRAHIM

Director of Electrical Safety Regulatory Department

Energy Commission, Malaysia

Strengthening Electrical  Safety Practices through Legislation

11:40-12:00

Eng. Abdul Rahman bin Abdullah Al-abdulkarim
Secretary General of the Saudi National Electrotechnical Committee(SNEC)- KSA

The role of the Saudi Arabian Standards
To achieve electrical safety

12:00  -12:20

  Retired Brigadier / Abdullah bin Ali Moaddy
Security, Safety and Crisis Management Consultant-KSA

 Electrical Safety requirements in Service facilities and protection mechanisms against electrical hazards

12:20  -12:40

Questions and answers

12:40-12:50

Lunch and Prayer Break

12:50-14:20

Session Chairman : Retired Brigadier / Abdullah bin Ali Moaddy
Security, Safety and Crisis Management Consultant-KSA

Second  Session:  Electrical Safety requirements in Service facilities and protection mechanisms against  electrical hazards

14:20-16:00

Mr. Brett C. Brenner, President

Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI)-USA

The role of Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) in Homes, Workplaces and for Children

14:20-14:40

Mr. Vishal Sharma, Marketing Director

Schneider Electric- Riyadh-KSA

Safety of people and properties protection against electrical hazards

14:40-15:00

Eng. Walid M. Hilal

Head of Electrical Section
Omrania & Associates-Member of electrical TC for Saudi Building Code-KSA

The role of engineering offices in the application of safety standards for electrical installations in public facilities

15:00-15:20

Eng. Gaber El-sayd Mohamed Ghaneem, Supervisor Engineer for Electrical works, Ministry of Education, KSA.

Electrical safety in facilities

15:20 -15:40

Questions and answers

15:40-16:00

Second Day: 28 March 2012, 5 Jumada First 1433

Speaker

Title

Time

Registration

07:30 -08:30

Mr. Heinz Berger,

CEO, Certiconsult-Switzerland

Product Certification, the key to the global market

08:30 -09:10

Session Chairman :Eng. Saleh A. Alamri

Manager power operations Department

Saudi Aramco- KSA

Third Session : Electrical safety requirements in industrial facilities and protection mechanisms against electrical hazards

09:10-10:20

Eng.Aiyedh Al-Subaie

Substation Equipment Engineer in the Power Systems Engineering Department

Saudi Aramco

Saudi ARAMCO Mitigation Program for  Arc Flash effects

09:10 -09:30

Eng.ALI A. GAW

Manager of studies and planning section

Royal Commission at Jubail- KSA

Electrical safety experience in the industrial area by the royal commission – Jubail

09:30 -09:50

Prof. AL-Arainy,

Electrical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Saudi University,

Supervisor of Saudi Aramco Chair in Electrical Power- KSA

Grounding importance in electrical safety installations

09:50 -10:10

Questions and answers

10:10-10:20

Session Chairman:

Fourth Session: Electrical safety in electrical facilities and protection mechanisms against electrical hazards

10:20-11:30

Mr. Philippe MONTEILLET,

Manager – Primary Designated Engineers,CATU

France

Requirements for the safe operation in power plant, power and distribution substations and overhead lines

10:20-10:40

Eng. Ibrahim Latif Younes

Safety supervisor ,Power plants department of  Mecca and Taif

Saudi electricity company-KSA

Safety in the power stations from the reality of the experience of the Safety Committee in generating stations at Mecca and Taif

10:40-11:00

M. Khaldoun Alhabahbeh

Technical Studies Engineer
Electricity Regulatory Commission – Jordan

Distance instruction to allow the electricity of electricity organizing committee in Jordan and its rule in reducing the electrical hazards

11:00-11:20

Questions and answers

11:20-11:30

Break

11:30-11:45

Session Chairman :  Mr.Abdalla Hassan Almuaini,

Consumer Safety Services Director

Abu Dhabi board for quality and conformity- United ArabEmirates(UAE)

Fifth Session: Regulations and legislations of conformity assessment of electrical safety and the requirements of implementation of those regulations

11:45-12:55

Dr. Ruprecht Schattner,Secretary General Office, Advisor

Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council-United ArabEmirates(UAE)

Market Surveillance and Enforcement versus Regulation and Conformity Assessment

11:45-12:05

Eng. Khalid Y. Al-Soufi, Supervisor ,High Voltage Laboratory

Research, Research Institute –KFUPM-KSA

The GCC Electrical Equipment Testing Laboratory

12:05-12:25

Eng.Talal N. Alshareef.

Saudi Specialized Laboratories (MOTABAQAH)-KSA

The role of private laboratories in the detection of non-conforming devices

12:25-12:45

Questions and answers

12:45- 12:55

Lunch and Prayer Break

12:55-14:25

Session Chairman : Eng. Thani Al-Anizi

CEO – TECO Middle East

Six Session: Awareness-raising and training efforts and its role in reducing electrical hazards (Risk-awareness, awareness about the decision of changing the voltage…)

14:25- 15:55

Mr .Richard T. Paolini, Senior Electrical Specialist

Technology Transfer Services, USA

Raising Awareness and Training is Key in Reducing Electrical Hazards

14:25-14:45

Mr.Mick Dalton, Managing Director

Musanadah Facilities Management Co. LTD-KSA

Raising awareness in KSA to the educate and communicate effectively using multi media and best practice methods to improve safety

14:45-15:05

Dr. Ghudayyer Rashid Said Al wahaibi
Director of Health, Safety and Environment Company Muscat Electricity Distribution – Sultanate of Oman

Lessons learned from electrical accidents

15:05-15:25

Eng. Muhsin Safwat,

Quality Consultant  of the Occupational  Safety and health  sector ,SEC-KSA

Quality of  safety training

15:25-15:45

Questions and answers

15:45-15:55

General discussion and recommendations

15:55 – 16:30