17th ISH 2011 Symposium – Hannover

Aug, 2011

17th ISH 2011 Symposium – Hannover

At the end of this month, namely from 22 to 26 August, the 17th ISH Symposium 2011 took place in Hannover, Germany. This is an important electric energy consult, which has been traditionally attended by the EIMV, which contributes many professional opinions thus enabling invaluable exchange of experience on high voltage technique, technological developmental problems related to high voltage equipment and materials. Let us also note that the 15th symposium took place in Slovenia, and was organised by the Milan Vidmar Electric Power Research Institute.

This year's symposium was attended by Prof. Maks Babuder, PhD, and Maja Končan Gradnik, MSc, who also hosted and co-hosted individual presentations.

The Institute contributed three papers, namely: RECOGNITION OF CORONA DISCHARGES OCCURING ON THE WET SURFACE OF OHL PHASE CONDUCTORS, by Prof. Maks Babuder, PhD, and Ivo Kobal; A NOVEL METHOD FOR COST-BENEFIT EVALUATION OF LIGHTNING PROTECTION IN DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS USING FLASH DENSITY MOMENTS by Janko Kosmač, PhD, Gašper Lakota Jeriček, Gregor Omahen and Zvonko Toroš, PhD; and A NOVEL METHOD TO LOCATE A FAULTY OR NOISY DIRECTIONAL SENSOR IN A LIGHTNING LOCATION NETWORK IMPROVES POWER LINE OUTAGE by Vladimir Djurica, Goran Milev and Rok Mandeljc.

Prof. Maks Babuder, PhD, also chaired the executive board of the international steering committee, which also includes professors M. Muhr from Austria, J. Smit from the Netherlands, G. Zhicheng from China and E. Gockenbach from Germany.

The next, 18th symposium will take place in Seoul, South Korea, the members of the symposium in Hannover decided that the 19th symposium will be organised in Czech Republic. 

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