balance of theory and practical sessions

High Voltage Conference - Brisbane

High Voltage Conference - Brisbane

9th Annual High Voltage Conference - Overview

The High Voltage Conference has been run successfully throughout Australia. Due to popular demand, this event will be returning to Brisbane in July and will be held at the Rydges South Bank. 

This conference has been created for those working with high voltage systems in mining, industrial plants, oil and gas, and utilities. The event will focus on earthing, design, testing, installation and maintenance topics. High voltage installation can range from a substations, auxiliary systems, interconnecting cables/lines and naturally the user's facilities such as a plant, factory, office facility and mine site. Equipment includes switchgear, transformers, converters, cables, lines, batteries, earthing systems, capacitors, reactors, buildings and structures. 

Who should attend?

  • Substation engineers and technicians
  • Electrical engineers, technicians and electricians
  • Maintenance engineers and asset managers
  • Generation and transmission engineers
  • Renewable energy specialists
  • Network protection and distribution engineers and technicians

What will you gain from attending?

  • Hear relevant local case studies from the Australian electricity industry
  • Discover the most effective partial discharge detection techniques
  • Learn how to extend the life of your HV equipment through effective condition monitoring
  • Find practical solutions to your HV design and installation issues
  • Network with specialists in the field

Conference topics include:

  • An update on Earthing obligations under AS2067
  • PD testing of HV Assets: How often should we test?
  • Condition Assessment of HV Equipment via Oil Testing
  • Arc Flash Hazards Associated with using Fuses to Protect Distribution
  • Enhancing Safety and Reliability of Transformer Fleet
  • Improved HV Cable Rating Calculations by Combining the IEC Standard with the Finite Element Technique
  • Integration of IEC61850 in HV Protection Systems
  • High Voltage Assets - Diagnostic Testing & Condition Monitoring

A full conference program will be released soon. To secure your place at this event REGISTER NOW.

Keynote Speaker

Stephen Palmer
  •  Managing Director at Safearth - originally Australia’s leading earthing specialists, but now a true international business
  • Committee Member for IEEE Std80, Std81, Std 837, Std 998, Std 1268 & Std 1246
  • Convenor of the International CIGRE Working Group B3.54
  • Secretary of the CIGRE & CIRED Joint Working Group B3.35 who produced TB 749


More speakers and topics at the bottom of this event page. REGISTER NOW.

Call for Papers

We have limited number of places remaining for presenters to submit a topic idea and present their papers at this event.  For more information on presenting download the Conference Speaker & Sponsorship Prospectus. Speaking slots are allocated on topic suitability and on a first come first served basis. To express an interest, please fill in the expression of interest form and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Sponsorship Packages

Are you a vendor working in high voltage? 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?

For more information on sponsorship opportunities download the Conference Prospectus


Event Details

Event Date 26/07/2023
Event End Date 27/07/2023
Cut off date 24/07/2023
Original Price $1,600.00
Discounted Price $1,440.00 (Until 16/06/2023 10:49)
Late Fee 10.00% (From 30/11/-0001 00:00)
Location Rydges South Bank
Attachment 2023_HighVoltageConference_SpeakerSponsorProspectus.pdf

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person ($)
2 1,300.00
3 1,300.00
4 1,300.00


Keynote - Steve Palmer
Director at Safearth Consulting. Secretary of the International CIGRE & CIRED Joint Working Group B3.35
Jason Mayer
Principal Electrical Engineer, Aurecon
Antony Giacomin
Chemical Engineer, TJ|H2b Analytical Services
Kin Yu LAM
Regional Application Engineering Leader – Power Systems / South East Asia & Pacific Cargill Bioindustrial
Jayson Patrick
Technical Director, Electrotechnik
Thomas Whyte
Senior Engineer, EA Technology
Raul Barrera
Lead Engineer, HA & HV Auditor, Voltex