The Electric Energy Society of Australia is proud to present a number of events which include conferences, seminars and technical visits. They are all aimed at providing ongoing professional development to members and meetings attract expert speakers from Australia and overseas. An important benefit of meetings is the personal interaction members have with other members and with experts in the industry. To this end meetings are run in a personal and friendly format so that all present have the opportunity to be personally involved. Trade exhibitions at conferences attract industry experts both from Australia and overseas, and ample time is provided to discuss particular applications and new technologies in depth. These are rare opportunities to learn which do not fit in to the normal busy working week.


Fast Frequency Service in the NEM – Treating the symptom not the cause?

Presenter:     Kate Summers, Manager Electrical Engineering, Pacific Hydro

Date:             1st May 2017

Time:             5:30pm

Venue:           Engineers Australia Victoria, Level 31, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000

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Crowd Funding Innovation Panel

Date:             14th June 2017

Synopsis: Australia must innovate in engineering to remain competitive, and this requires attracting investor interest to your new concept. Industry experts will discuss the processes used in achieving funding for creative ideas, as well as their own personal experiences in the journey from "lightbulb" to implementation.

Australia’s Future Transport Panel

Date:             22nd August 2017

Synopsis: Australia needs affordable and sustainable solutions for providing clean transport. Industry experts will address the possible scenarios for the future of transport in Australia.

EECON 2017 – Collaboration and Innovation: Adapting Today’s Grid for Tomorrow’s Future

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Date:             22nd – 23rd November 2017

Venue:          Melbourne Convention Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Melbourne VIC AUS 3006

Synopsis: There has never been a more exciting time to be working within the Australian energy industry. With rapidly evolving technology and increased community engagement, Australia has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the grid as we know it into the grid of the future.  EECON 2017 will bring leading industry influencers to Melbourne to discuss, collaborate, and innovate towards a brighter future – don’t miss out on this tremendous opportunity to discover and debate the future energy blueprint of tomorrow.

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NSW Annual Electric Energy Conference 2017

Examining the evolution occurring across the electric energy area for a better understanding of the many opportunities and threats.

Date:             Wednesday 6th September 2017

Time:            8am - 6pm

Venue:          Dockside Conference Centre, Sydney

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Site Visit to QUT Applied Superconductivity Laboratory and Superconducting Motor Demonstration

Presenter:      Richard Taylor

Date:              Thursday 11th May 2017

Time:              3.00pm to 4.30pm

Venue:            QUT Banyo Pilot Plant Precinct, Lot 7, 457 Tufnell Road, Banyo, QLD 4014

Synopsis: This presentation at QUT’s Banyo PPP will cover the technical aspects of taking the Siemens HTS1 superconducting synchronous machine from its delivery crate (shown in the image) to the testing environment it now occupies. Future plans for testing and research will also be discussed.

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South Australian Power Network Energy Storage Initiatives

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Date:             Tuesday 7th November 2017

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Future Security Strategies for the South Australian Power System

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Date:             Wednesday 9th August 2017

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Adelaide Rail Electrification Project

Presenter:     Paul Unny, Siemens

Date:             Monday 26th June 2017

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Organiser:     Bill Harrod, (Bradley Forum, Uni SA City West)

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Synopsis: A general description of the Adelaide Rail Electrification Project and innovations in the field of high voltage direct current design.

Sundrop Farm Project

Presenter:     Josh Smith, Senior Project Manager, Promenage Australia

Date:             Monday 15th May 2017

Time:             5:30 pm – 7:00 pm ACST

Venue:           University of South Australia, City West Campus, Bradley Forum, Level 5, Hawke Building, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000

Organiser:     Anthony Mew, (Bradley Forum, Uni SA City West)

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Synopsis: A description of the solar powered greenhouse to grow food without fresh water, located near Port Augusta.


EECON - Best Poster Paper Presentation Awards

Date:         Thu 4 May 2017
Time:         5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Venue:       Auditorium, Engineers Australia, 712 Murray Street, West Perth
Presenter:  Keynote address from Ms Amanda Pryce, Senior Structural Engineer with Aurecon, winner of Young Professional Engineer of the year 2016.

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