Provisional agenda

Estimated percentage of completion: 60% - Update to the September 25, 2018

Solid and liquid insulating materials for high temperature, applications and case histories
▪ Richard Marek – Dupont (USA)

Characterization of different cellulose types using dielectric frequency response (FDS).
▪ Britta Pfeiffer – Omicron (Austria)

Increasead Loadability of Transformers Immersed in Natural Esters
▪ Fabio Scatiggio – Terna (Italy)   

Round Table on “Natural esters” with
▪ Giorgio Campi – A&A FRATELLI PARODI SPA (Italy)
▪ Kevin Rapp – Cargill (USA)
▪ to be defined
▪ Russel Martin – M&I (UK)
Moderated by Fabio Scatiggio* – Terna (Italy)       

Degradation phenomena of natural esters
▪ Riccardo Maina – Sea Marconi (Italy)                    

Qualification of Insulating Liquids for Tap-Changers
▪ Rainer Frotscher – MR (Germany)            

Predictive and maintenance free tools and accessories for transformer and OLTC (or similar)              
▪ Stefano Vignali – MR (Italy)                       

Round Table on “DGA Online monitoring, techniques and devices” with
▪ Donald Skelly – Qualitrol (Ireland)
▪ Tony McGrail – Morgan shaffer – Doble  (USA)
▪ to be defined – MTE (Switzerland)
▪ Marco Tozzi – Camlin (Ireland)
Moderated by Luc Paulhiac* – EDF (France)

Condition monitoring on asset health indices and probability of failure with lessons learned updates from the field
▪ Tony McGrail – Doble (USA)                      

Functional Properties of Insulating Liquids – From chemical structure to performance
▪ Edward Casserly – Ergon (USA)                 

Expanding Transformer Loading Capacity with Natural Ester and TUK Paper Insulation System
▪ Kevin Rapp – Cargill (USA)           

Power electrical transformers and fire risk reduction by using natural esters
▪ Massimo Pompili, Luigi Calcara – Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)

To be defined
▪ Shubhender Kapila – Missouri University (USA)

Insulating fluids for Power Transformers – key aspects today and future landscape
▪ Bruce Pahlavanpour, Carl Wolmarans – Nynas Naphtenics

General program of the event

18th December 2018

  First day conference (about 9.00 to 18.00)
  Business dinner and leisure activity (about 19.30 to 22.30)


19th December 2018

  Second day conference (about 9.00 to 17.30)
  Celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Sea Marconi (about 20.00 to 23.00)


20th December 2018

  Visit to the headquarters of the Sea Marconi (Collegno – Turin) (starting to 9.30)