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Feb
28
Wed
FORESIGHTING FORUM 2018 @ Aerial Function Centre
Feb 28 – Mar 1 all-day

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Registrations are now open for Foresighting Forum 2018

Energy Consumers Australia’s annual Foresighting Forum is our flagship event that brings together senior representatives from across the energy sector to work on the issues affecting consumers and small business.

“Australia’s electricity affordability issues have been a long time in the making and will be a long time in the solving” Rod Sims, Chair ACCC, September 2017

The central theme for Foresighting Forum 2018 is “Take charge: Shifting power to consumers in the using, making and trading of energy”.

Date: 28 February to 1 March, 2018
Venue: Aerial Function Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
Confirmed speakers include:

  • John Pierce, Chair of the Australian Energy Market Commission
  • Peter Strong, Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Small Business of Australia
  • Gavin Dufty, Manager Policy and Research, St Vincent de Paul Society

Over 150 participants will explore, from a consumer perspective, the opportunities and challenges for consumers to manage their energy bills now, as well as the policies and reforms that over the longer-term will be necessary to make energy affordable and reliable, as well as to spur innovation.

Day One will start at the ground level, unpacking the issues consumers are facing now, and moving on to exploring the role that energy efficiency and energy management technology, services and support can and must play in the successful transformation of the sector.

Day Two will zoom out, exploring the linkages between new opportunities for consumers, including the potential for selling and trading energy, with the work being undertaken through the Energy Council to safeguard reliability and affordability.

*Please note that the confirmed speakers are subject to change.

Visit www.eventbrite.com.au/e/foresighting-forum-2018-tickets-31048023474 for more information.

Mar
6
Tue
POWER AUSTRALIA CONFERENCE + EXPO @ ICC Sydney
Mar 6 – Mar 7 all-day

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POWER AUSTRALIA, A NEW TRADE EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE FOR THE POWER INDUSTRY FOCUSING ON THE POWER SUPPLY CHAIN FROM END TO END – ADDRESSING SOLUTIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY.

The Power Australia Exhibition promises to be a complete showcase of technology solutions, equipment and information workshops for the entire electricity value chain.

The exhibition will be a focal point of the event, with significant investment made to attract a visitor base of engineers, operations and technology personnel from across Australia who will be invited to attend the exhibition free of charge.

Exhibiting companies will have the chance to engage with and demonstrate their products to these visitors who are looking for solutions in an industry where generation, transmission, distribution and distributed generation are converging.

The Power Australia Conference will provide high level panel discussions focusing on developing solutions and strategies to meet the challenges of today.

INTERESTED IN EXHIBITING?
For more information contact
Michael Silber
P: 03 7000 0519
E: michael.silber@talk2.media

Mar
22
Thu
ARC FLASH ELECTRICAL SAFETY 2018
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

Click Here to view the Full Agenda

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

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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.

Visit www.EECON2018.com.au for more information.

 

 

Apr
11
Wed
6th ARC FLASH CONFERENCE @ MERCURE PERTH
Apr 11 – Apr 12 all-day

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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.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

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 conferences@idc-online.com 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
Mon
TECHCON AUS-NZ 2018
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 ::

 

 

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

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8 – 11 May 2018

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ALL THE BIG ISSUES. ALL THE KEY PLAYERS. ALL UNDER ONE ROOF.

 

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: www.energyweek.com.au

Or download the event brochure: www.energyweek.com.au/agenda/download-brochure-0

May
23
Wed
AUSTRALIAN ENERGY STORAGE CONFERENCE 2018 @ Adelaide Convention Centre
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.

For more information visit www.australianenergystorage.com.au

Jun
5
Tue
ENERGY NETWORKS 2018 @ INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE SYDNEY
Jun 5 – Jun 7 all-day

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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
Wed
EEA NZ CONFERENCE 2018 @ SKYCITY CONVENTION CENTRE, AUCKLAND
Jun 20 – Jun 22 all-day

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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 admin@eea.co.nz.

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 tracy@eea.co.nz or phone +64 4 473 8655.

 

: For more information visit the EEA Website :