Nikola Tesla – Man Who Lit the World

The conference was held at Perth Convention Exhibition Centre on Friday,7th of July 2006. It was an opportunity for people involved in science to meet, exchange information and experiences and all that in Tesla’s honour. The conference featured many interested topics about Nikola Tesla, and topics from modern science. The conference program can be downloaded here.    It was our privilege to have Professor Jasmina Vujic (University of California in Berkeley and Tesla Memorial Society of New York Inc) to chair the Conference and have a keynote speech.   Special thanks to Hon Dr Judy Edwards MLA, Honorary Chairperson of the W.A. wide Steering Committee and Mark de Laeter, General Manager of Western Power (major sponsor of Tesla Celebration) who officially opened the Conference.     Special credits for successful organization of the Conference go to Dr Danica Cvejanovic, Dr Wally Knezevic and Vladimir Baltic, who put the Conference program together and ensured that all necessary arrangements are in place. Many thanks to all the presenters,  guests, volunteers and our sponsors that made this event possible and so successful.

Prof Jasmina Vujic, University of California in Berkeley and Tesla Memorial Society of New York Inc.

Robyn McClellan, US Consule General

His Excellency Milivoje Glisic, Ambassador of Serbia

Janice Lake, Executive Director Engineers Australia

Mark de Laeter, General Manager Western Power

Laurie Curro, Western Power

Dr R Chandrasekhar, University of Western Australia

Paul Pokorny, National Measurement Institute, Sydney

Dr Luka Pravica, University of Western Australia

Prof David Blair, University of Western Australia

Dr John Hartnett, University of Western Australia

Professor Igor Bray, Murdoch University

Robyn McClellan, US Consul General; Branislav Grbovic, Tesla Forum Chairman; Hon Dr Judy Edwards MLA

Robyn McClellan, US Consul General; His Exc. Milivoje Glisic, Ambassador of Serbia; Prof Dr Jasmina Vujic; Hon Dr Judy Edwards MLA

Dr Danica Cvejanovic, Scientific Committee Chairman and Stuart Napier (both from University of Western Australia)

Alan Carmody (Alberfield Pty Ltd)

Peter Terren with his Tesla Coil display

Conference detail

Conference detail