Industry Presentation: Innovation by Digitalisation – The future of Power Generation and what skills do engineers need to realise it?

Join our distinguished guest speaker Robert Ceic for an insightful presentation at our Perth campus on 24th of May 2018 or follow it online!

To receive more information about this presentation, including online streaming details, please complete the form available on this page.

EIT is committed to delivering education programs that are aligned with real industry needs. We also want you to have ongoing access to relevant information that will make you a better professional and will help you improve the quality of your life and of those around you. As a result, EIT is collaborating closely with industry to bring you relevant guest speakers who can provide meaningful technical insights – an invaluable benefit!

We are honoured to have Robert Ceic as part of EIT’s Distinguished Industry Guest Speaker Program sharing some of the knowledge he has gained over two decades of experience in the power industry.

Robert is Technical Director and Australian Service Line Leader for Power Generation & Renewable Energy at GHD based in Perth. He has the primary corporate responsibility for developing and maintaining GHD’s technical capabilities.

He has over 22 years of experience in the power industry as a contractor and consultant ranging from project development and design through to construction and operation of various types of power generation facilities in Australia, United Kingdom, United States and Indonesia.

Robert is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with postgraduate qualifications in Management and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Energy.

The presentation will take place at our Perth Campus (140 Royal Street, East Perth) on Thursday May 24, 2018 at 2:00pm, followed by refreshments and networking opportunities. We encourage you to join us in person for this unique opportunity. We will also stream the presentation online in real time and make the recording available.

The presentation will cover the following aspects:
• Current transformation of the Australian power industry - the shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources, changing power networks and the disruptive technological forces that are assisting this transition
• The increasing digitalisation of power generation technologies and processes – big data, virtual reality, IoT, 3D printing
• Evolution! The engineering professional will [have to] "evolve" in order to effectively define future technical solutions.
• Revolution? New technologies will be so disruptive that they are going to revolutionise the way engineering is executed and educated. 

To receive more information about this presentation, including online streaming details, please complete the form available on this page.

To find out about EIT’s Distinguished Industry Guest Speaker Program or become a part of it, please contact Mrs Carolina Asenjo (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or click here

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