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Australia-China workshop: Measurement challenges for electrical energy security


Australia-China workshop: Measurement challenges for electrical energy security

Canberra and Sydney, Australia | 5-8 September 2017

The electrical energy industries in Australia and China rely on measurement science and technology to solve current and emerging challenges. These needs are only expected to increase in the future.

This workshop will explore these challenges, showcase present scientific achievements, and formulate a roadmap of future requirements for measurement research in electrical energy security. It is anticipated that the roadmap will information future research project opportunities to address industry needs.

The workshop is co-organised by the National Measurement Institute, Australia (NMIA), the National Institute of Metrology (NIM), China and the Australian Academy of Science, and supported by the Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF).

Main objectives of the workshop

  • Share measurement strategies on electrical energy security;
  • Lay the foundation for a roadmap of measurement capabilities that will enable the security of electricity supply for the 21st century;
  • Facilitate cross-sector discussions between senior leaders in universities, research institutions, government research agencies and electricity supply utilities and manufacturers;
  • Allow representatives from Australia and China to share experiences and insights;
  • Initiate new and strengthen existing collaborations;
  • Develop a foundation for future collaboration, including opportunities for funding.

Express your interest in being part of this workshop

The workshop is fully funded by the governments of Australia and China and there will be no registration fee. Furthermore, travel support will be offered to key participants. To qualify for participating in this event, please complete the expression of interest form by 30 June 2017. Participants will be notified by 20 July 2017 if their application has been accepted.

For more information about the preliminary technical topics and program, please download the first announcement.