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7th Arc Flash Conference Perth 2024

7th Arc Flash Conference Perth 2024

Conference Overview

Arc flash incidents, marked by intense bursts of heat energy, present significant risks to electrical workers, causing injuries, fatalities, equipment damage, and harm to business operations and reputation. Despite awareness, frequent incidents persist in Australia. Our Arc Flash Conferences tackle these challenges by convening global experts to discuss the latest trends, strategies, and legislative updates. This event empowers attendees with advanced practical knowledge to identify and mitigate arc flash risks effectively. Participants will learn to navigate standards, enhance workplace safety practices, and minimise the occurrence of arc flash incidents, ensuring safer work environments and operational continuity.

Top 4 Reasons To Attend

1. Enhance Management of Electrical and Arcing Hazards
Enhance your skills in identifying and managing electrical and arcing hazards, from foundational understanding to advanced strategies, ensuring you stay current with the latest developments.

2. Stay Updated on Legal and Regulatory Compliance
Navigate evolving legal landscapes and Work Health and Safety Regulations. Stay informed on the 2024 Edition of NFPA 70E updates and advancements in arc flash hazard reduction beyond AS/NZS 3000 standards.

3. Explore the Latest Real-World Insights and Strategies
Explore cutting-edge insights into arc flash incidents, investigations, and mitigation strategies. Keep abreast of the newest engineering safety devices and solutions through case studies and practical applications.

4. Network with Industry Leaders
Connect with global industry experts and peers to exchange knowledge on the latest international standards and innovative safety practices, ensuring you elevate and update your expertise effectively.



Featuring Keynote Speakers

Dr David Sweeting, IEEE Senior Member, Member of CIGRE and Consult Australia

  • Graduated from Sydney University with a BSc, BE, and PhD in Engineering,
    Specialising in Electric Arcs
  • Current Member of Standards Australia and IEC Committees
  • Founder and Principal of a High-Voltage Consulting Firm Since 1989.

Terry W. Becker,  Electrical Safety Specialist, Management Consultant of TW Becker Electrical Safety Consulting Inc (Canada)

  • P.Eng., CESCP, and IEEE Senior Member
  • One of North America's foremost subject matter experts in electrical safety
  • Voting Member of the IEEE 1584 Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations Standard Technical Committee
  • Voting Member and the former Vice-Chair of the CSA Z462 Workplace Electrical Safety Standard Technical Committee
  • Voting Member on the CAN/ULC S801 Standard on Electrical Utility Workplace Electrical Safety for Generation, Transmission and Distribution
  • Voting and Founding Member of the CSA Z463 Maintenance of Electrical Systems Standard

For a comprehensive list of speakers and topics DOWNLOAD THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM.



Sponsorship Packages

Are you a vendor working in arc flash safety? This conference will provide you with the opportunity to build your business network of engineering and technical professionals. It will give you the mechanism to increase your turnover through access to a clearly defined target market. Why waste valuable marketing resources trying to reach the right people, when they will be at your fingertips?

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Event Details

Event Date 09/10/2024
Event End Date 10/10/2024
Original Price $1,700.00
Discounted Price $1,530.00 (Until 06/09/2024 4:07 pm)
Location Parmelia Hilton Perth
Attachment 2024_ArcFlashConference_Brochure.pdf

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person ($)
3 1,530.00
4 1,530.00
5 1,530.00
6 1,530.00
7 1,530.00
8 1,360.00


Dr. David Sweeting
Sweeting Consulting Services Pty. Ltd.
Terry Becker
Founder, TW Becker Electrical Safety Consulting Inc (Canada)
David Davenport
Chief Consultant Engineer Electrical Safety, ESIPAC.online (UK)

Enhancing Electrical Safety: Exploring the 5 Steps of Hierarchy of Control


Mark Lockwood
Manager, Powerplan Engineers Pty Ltd

Arc Flash Hazard – Practical Risk Management

Brad Gradwell
Executive Engineer, HUDSON McKAY

Arc Flash Hazard Reduction - A SafeByDesign Approach

Jason Mayer
Technical Director, Power Transmission and Distribution, Aurecon

Arc Flash Hazards Associated with Using Fuses to Protect Distribution Transformers

Liam McCafferty
Eaton Electrical

Electrical Safety Management for Low Voltage Assemblies

Shantanu Kumar
Principal Electrical Engineer, BHP

Arc Flash Incidents, Investigation and Mitigation Strategies

Scott Douglas
Low Voltage Systems, ABB

Beyond Arc Flash Mitigation: Innovations in Switchgear Safety and Arc Prevention


Silver Sponsor

Engineering Institute of Technology and IDC Technologies

Did you know that the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) and IDC Technologies are sister companies? EIT and IDC Technologies are leading providers of engineering and technology courses, combining their expertise to offer a comprehensive educational experience. EIT specializes in industry-relevant engineering professional development online and Australian accredited programs on-campus and online, with campuses in Australia. IDC Technologies, offers practical, hands-on workshops, technical conferences, and on-site training in various engineering and technology disciplines. Together, EIT and IDC Technologies bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, catering to the needs of organizations looking for education and training solutions, and for professional development to upskill or reskill.