Wednesday 14 August, 2019
08:30 AM - 3:30 PM
The Westin, Perth


Date: Wednesday 14 August, 2019
Time: 08:30am - 3:30pm
Venue: The Westin, Perth

The Conference

The Power Protection and Innovation Conference is an annual electrical engineering networking and seminar-style conference founded in Western Australia, focusing on our unique set of challenges and markets.

Join us at the Westin, Perth on 14 August for a day of presentations, information on the latest products and services in the industry, interesting talks from professionals in the field, and networking with other electrical engineers.

The focus will be on new developments and products in the power and protection space - IoT data technology, digital relay, calibration and automation, energy storage, and more.

Proudly hosted by Teck Global and sponsored by leading companies.

Schedule of Events

See the schedule of events below, or download as a PDF here.

8:30amRegistration of delegates
9:00amOpening Keynote Address
Professor Peter Klinken AC, Chief Scientist of WA from the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
  • Digital Twin: Virtual Commissioning of Protection Relays
  • Process Bus: Principles and Application
  • MindSphere Technology: Internet of Things (IoT) for Substation Automation
10:00amThermo Fisher Scientific
  • How Thermo Fisher Scientific is helping to drive innovation in the mining, engineering, and resources landscape
  • Importance of maintaining high availability of your instruments in the power generation landscape, using calibration and service
  • How bulk material handling equipment is changing the engineering, mining, and oil & gas working landscape
10:30amMorning tea break
11:00amBeyond Blue
Understanding mental health issues and how to seek help
11:30amS&C Electric Company
  • PulseClosing® Technology: Revolutionising reclosing
  • A better way to think about your medium voltage switchgear
12:00pmMurdoch University
Dr. Farhad Shahnia, Senior Lecturer - Engineering and Energy
Teaching Power System Protection in Universities: Benefits for Industry and Challenges for University
12:30pmLunch break
1:00pmPhoenix Contact
Case Study on Surge and Lightning Protection and Monitor System, as applied to wind farms in Germany
Future of Protection Testing – System Based
2:00pmAfternoon tea break
2:30pmGroupe Cahors
  • GSM Transformers: Design Principles and Applications
  • Cargill: FR3 Biodegradable Ester Oil and its Application in Transformers
3:00pmClosing Keynote Address
Khang Dang, Principal Engineer – Protection, Automation and Control
Protection and Automation: Challenges, Innovations and Opportunities
3:25pmConcluding Remarks
David Zucaro, Managing Director, Teck Global

Gold Sponsors

Bronze Sponsor

Official Media Partner


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Speakers and Presentations

To be announced. Check back later for updates!

Conference Enquiries


Phone: (08) 6166 7202