Mar 22 – Mar 23 all-day

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Why You Should Attend

Arc flash risk had gained more awareness in Australia recently. In the last year, there have been multiple cases of arc flash incidents in Australia where companies suffered financial losses, as they were fined for not providing a safe working environment. One victim suffered burns and could not work for up to 3 months, which affected the organisation’s operations. In addition, the recent updates on arc flash electrical standards like NFPA 70E and IEEE1585 are providing clearer guidelines in risk assessment, calculations and hazard mitigation. This provides the opportunity for organisations to provide and maintain a safer work environment for their employees.

marcus evans Arc Flash Electrical Safety 2018 conference will look at practical strategies and solutions to overcome arc flash hazards and risk. Delegates will be able to learn from industrial experts on how they have successfully implemented and rolled-out their arc flash programme. In addition, speakers from a wide variety of industries will share their risk assessment strategies to mitigate hazards and optimise PPE selection. Key industrial standards and legislations that will be discussed also include the NFPA 70E 2018 changes, ENA NENS 09-2014, Australian Occupational Health, Safety Act and the Electrical Work Code and many more.
Key Topics

  • Rack-It Right: Maintaining and Handling Energised and Un-energised Switchboards and Equipment
  • Reviewing Your Electrical Incident Rescue Procedures for Effective Recovery in the Event of an Arc Flash Incident
  • Conducting Risk Assessments for the Early Detection of Arc Flash
  • Establishing Clear Administrative Controls and Minimum PPE Requirements in a Fluctuating Environment
  • Training and Educating Your Team to Eliminate Errors and Cultivate a Safer Workplace Culture

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EECON 2018 @ Royal International Convention Centre
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm




EESA’s National Electric Energy Conference 2018

The Electric Energy Society of Australia (EESA) takes great pleasure in inviting you to EECON 2018 at the Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane on 5 & 6 April 2018.

Our 2018 conference theme is “Connected Futures – The power of working together”

EECON 2018 will bring industry leaders to Brisbane to share the rapid developments impacting electricity participants from market operators to through to customers.  This conference continues the discussion from EECON 2017 in Melbourne and examines industry and customer developments in adopting and integrating technologies to deliver sustainable, affordable and reliable energy.  The need for all segments of the industry to work together to deliver these outcomes for the benefit of all stakeholders will be explored.

We are expecting more than 200 delegates from all aspect of the value chain across Australia and overseas during the 2018 Commonwealth Games period. We commence our conference on Thursday 5 April, the day after the Opening Ceremony and conclude on Friday 6 April with time to enjoy Brisbane and surrounds as well as catch a few Commonwealth Games events.

Please come and join us in Brisbane and contribute to the developments in collaboration within the energy industry as it progresses towards improved outcomes for all participants through working together.  We plan to showcase and share the benefits to customers through this collaboration.

The conference will include senior industry speakers, special guests with two streams: one focused on technical developments and integration for generation and network applications and the other on customer applications their integration into networks and market operation.

We look forward to seeing you at EECON 2018.

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Apr 11 – Apr 12 all-day


Arc flash is arguably one of the most topical issues being discussed in the electrical engineering community in Australia (especially in the mining, utilities and manufacturing areas). Technology and safety procedures have significantly reduced most other forms of electrical injuries; however, incidents related to arc flash have surfaced as one of the leading causes of injury and death to workers.

The objective of this conference is to provide you with the latest developments and best practice to deal with arc flash hazards in Australia. You will have an opportunity to discuss your arc flash issues with our speakers, and gain practical applications for arc flash safety. The focus throughout is on the experiences of end users. The conference will be attended by those who are interested in technical solutions to their arc flash issues, industry trends, standards developments and new techniques to tackle existing arc flash threats.


JIM POLLARD – Arc Flash Expert, Arc-Rated PPE, Unlimited PPE Inc. Canadian Regional Representative, Oberon

TERRY BECKER – P.Eng., CESCP, IEEE Senior Member Senior Vice-President, Electrical Safety Division, Danatec Educational Services Ltd.

BRAD GRADWELL – Managing Director, Hudson Mckay, IEEE1584P Working Group Member

Registrations for this event will be open shortly. In the meantime if you have any questions regarding this event please email or call 1300 138 522.

DISCOUNTS – We are offering a 10% off early bird discount until March 14th (SAVE $179.50 per person) plus a 3 for 2 offer – register 3 delegates and only pay for 2 (SAVE up to $2154).

For more information visit the IDC Website

Apr 16 – Apr 18 all-day

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Mark your diary now!

Wilson Transformer Company together with TJ|H2b Analytical Services is proud to host TechCon® Aus-NZ 2018 the industry’s annual pre-eminent conference and exhibition. TechCon® Aus-NZ 2018 is renowned for its international content, bringing experts from across the globe as well as speakers from around Australia to share their knowledge and experiences.

This year’s theme “Life-management of High Voltage & Medium Voltage power equipment” provides the centrepiece idea from which the conference will be built. TechCon® Aus-NZ program will feature presenters who address the issues that impact our industry ranging from practical case studies to the latest research on asset management strategies for the ageing electrical grid infrastructure.

Delegates are invited to :
*Learn about all aspects of HV and MV power equipment from specification and design to manufacturing, maintenance, diagnostic testing, end of life assessment and failure analysis

* Listen to real-life case studies with practical solutions

* Engage with world class speakers, industry contacts and like-minded professionals

* Use methods and tools presented to better manage your HV and MV assets

* Be exposed to new and innovative products on display throughout the trade exhibition

Whether you are local or travelling to join the conference, we are sure that it will be a rewarding experience to you.

:: For more information visit the TechCon website ::



AUSTRALIAN ENERGY WEEK 2018 @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
May 8 – May 11 all-day


8 – 11 May 2018

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre | Australia



Australian Energy Week is the major annual event for the stakeholders from the entire energy supply chain, from right across Australia.

Bringing together over 500 industry executives from over 200 companies from every part of the energy value chain, Energy Week is an unparalleled opportunity to network and learn.

All the big issues. All the key players. All under one roof.

In 2018, Australian Energy Week will once again have dedicated streams relevant to all parts of the value chain including generation, retail, networks, emerging technologies, policy and gas.

For more information visit the website:

Or download the event brochure:

Solar-Diesel Hybrid & Battery Systems Conference @ Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane
May 22 – May 23 all-day

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This event has been developed to build and accelerate the knowledge of industry employees and business owners on best practice when it comes to the design, installation and maintenance of renewable hybrid systems. The main goal of this conference is to help businesses take advantage of cleaner energy through improving the quality of their power generation systems. The event will have a technical focus, covering key design, implementation, and operational considerations for solar/diesel hybrid and battery systems including installation and maintenance. Also covered will be the hurdles encountered when introducing solar to an existing diesel power system, retrofitting, and the importance of maintaining consistent electricity.

Keynote Speaker and Workshop Presenter: 

GLEN MORRIS: Principal of SolarQuip, Former Vice President of the Smart Energy Council and CTO of the Smart Energy Lab

Glen Morris has more than 20 years experience in the renewable sector and has personally lived off the electricity grid for most of that time! Glen is passionate about the benefits of clean energy, teaching widely on renewable energy across Australia, China and New Zealand.

The conference features a full day workshop on “Designing Stand-Alone Power Systems” presented by Glen, plus 8 x 45 minute presentations on the following topics:

•    Building the Autonomous Grid
•    Tipperary Station Case Study – Solar-Diesel Generator System in the Northern Territory
•    Hybrid System Using Innovative Variable Speed Drive (VSD) Technology for Pumping Water
•    Zinc-Bromine Modules (ZBMs) Batteries for Off-Grid Solar Application
•    Getting the Most From Your Battery
•    Solar PV, Diesel and Battery Systems – Applications & Case Studies
•    When is a Micro Grid Appropriate?
•    100MW+ Solar Farm Design, Challenges and Lessons Learnt

Download the full event brochure HERE. Register online below or email your registration form to  If you experience any difficulties, please call 1300 138 522 and ask for Sarah.

DISCOUNTS – We are offering a 10% off early bird discount until April 24th (SAVE $179.50 per person) plus a 3 for 2 offer – register 3 delegates and only pay for 2 (SAVE up to $2154). Discounts are applied at online check-out.

May 23 – May 24 all-day


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Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition 2018

Call for Abstracts | Now Open

The fifth annual Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition (AES 2018) will take place in Adelaide, 23 – 24 May 2018, in partnership with the Government of South Australia. If you have not yet read the letter of support from the Hon. Jay Weatherill MP, please do so here.

The diversity of this market exemplifies the importance of the many different applications, use cases, and technologies that make up the Energy Storage umbrella. This is not a ‘one size fits all’ technology, but rather offers a ‘solution to fit every situation.’  The common outcome of energy storage, regardless of the energy source, is increased sustainability. This can be the financial sustainability of a business through lower operating costs and efficiency or environmental sustainability by enabling higher penetrations of renewable energy and lowering carbon emissions. In that vein, the theme of AES 2018 is Storing Energy for a Sustainable Future, which will take a wide focus on the technologies that will help us achieve these desired results.

AES 2018 call for abstracts are now open. All submissions will be reviewed and accepted based on merit. Final session themes will be moulded around the accepted presentations rather than the other way around. To view the full list of topics or to submit an abstract please click here.

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Jun 5 – Jun 7 all-day


Energy Networks Australia is delighted to announce that our biennial Conference and Exhibition will be held in Sydney at the International Convention Centre from Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 June 2018.

Energy Networks 2018 will be the leading forum for energy networks and their partners in Australia in 2018.

The landscape for the energy network sector has shifted dramatically with major changes in technology, customer behaviour and regulation. Energy networks are leading the transformation of the grid into a platform for new products and services — empowering customers with new information, new tools and new ways to cut costs.

This is your opportunity to be part of this critical national conversation on the future of the energy grid.

We look forward to welcoming you to Sydney in 2018.

:: For more information visit the Energy Networks 2018 website ::

Jun 20 – Jun 22 all-day


Trade Exhibition Stand Registrations

The Trade Exhibition stand registrations for EEA2018 will be available approximately November 2017. If you are interested in being advised when the registrations go live, please email your contact details to

Sponsorship Opportunities

The EEA Annual Conference is the premier forum for our industry to look at national and international challenges for engineers and engineering in delivering New Zealand’s electricity supply requirements.

This is an excellent opportunity to:

  • Market your brand, raise your profile and promote your products and services to key stakeholders and engineering staff in the electricity supply industry
  • Gain incredible exposure at one of the biggest events on the New Zealand electricity supply industry event calendar
  • Enjoy extraordinary visibility in promotional material and at key Conference functions
  • Have your brand associated with leading edge technologies and solutions
  • Achieve recognition as a key supporter of the EEA and its activities
  • Receive priority status for trade exhibition stand selection if exhibiting also.

EEA2018 Sponsorship opportunities will be made available in November 2017. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Tracy Hobbs on or phone +64 4 473 8655.


: For more information visit the EEA Website :

4th LOW VOLTAGE CONFERENCE @ Sydney - Location TBA
Jul 3 – Jul 4 all-day



This conference aims to review the application and best practice in the requirements laid down in the standard AS/NZS 3000:2018, commonly known as Australia-New Zealand Wiring Rules. The new Wiring Rules 2018 are due for release in early-mid 2018 and this event will cover all the amendments and how they will affect industry.

Topics include:
• The Wiring Rules 2018 – What are the major changes? What is required for compliance?
• AS/NZS 3000 Explanations for Engineers and Technicians – An in depth workshop
• What’s New with Switchboard Standard AS 61439?
• Earthing Essentials – Electro Magnetic Compatibility and Variable Speed Drives
• Permanently Connected Machines and the AS/NZS 3000 Conundrum
• Protection Issues – Compliance with the Wiring Rules
• Cudal Quarry Electrical Fatality – Case study
• Legally Electric
• The Application of AS/NZS 3000 “Wiring Rules” in Mining

For more information visit the IDC Technologies Website