The Keynote Speech of IEEE CATCON 2013 , to be held at Jadavpur University Campus, Kolkata, India between 06-08 December, 2013, will be held on 06 December, 2013 at 03:30 pm at Gandhi Bhawan .

Keynote Speech - "TESTING AS BASIS FOR CONDITION ASSESSMENT" by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ernst Gockenbach, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

Prof. Gockenbach received the Diploma degree in 1974 and the Ph.D. degree in 1979 from the Technical University of Darmstadt. From 1979 to 1982 he worked at the High Voltage Test Laboratory of the Switchgear Factory Siemens AG, Berlin, and was responsible for the High Voltage Outdoor Test Field. From 1982 to 1990 he worked  with E. Haefely AG in Basel, Switzerland, as chief engineer for high voltage  test equipment. Currently he is Professor of High Voltage Engineering and  Director of the Schering-Institute of  High Voltage Technique and Engineering  at the University of Hannover. He is member of VDE and CIGRE, chairman of the CIGRE Study Committee D1 Materials and Emerging technologies,  member of CIGRE Working Group D1-33 High Voltage Test and Measuring  Technique and member of national and international Working Groups for  Standardization of High Voltage  Test and Measuring Procedures.