• Qlik
    Visual analytics platform partner

    Qlik® is the leading visual analytics platform and the pioneer of user-driven business intelligence. Its portfolio of cloud-based and on-premise solutions meets customers’ growing needs from reporting and self-service visual analysis to guided, embedded and custom analytics, regardless of where data is located. Customers using Qlik Sense®, QlikView® and Qlik® Cloud, gain meaning out of information from multiple sources, exploring the hidden relationships within data that lead to insights that ignite good ideas. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Qlik does business in more than 100 countries with over 40,000 customers globally. Visit for more information.

  • Schweitzer
    Registration desk sponsor

    As a leader in the power protection industry, SEL creates products and complete solutions that minimize blackouts and electrical system damage. SEL digital protective relays respond to system faults, such as down power lines, within milliseconds. SEL equipment serves thousands of utilities and, in turn, their customers. Innovative SEL communications technology allows customers to use substation products to monitor, control, and automate the operation of power systems. SEL designs complete modular control enclosures for substations, provides engineering services, and serves the advanced training needs of industry professionals through SEL University.

  • TransGrid

    Keeping you and your way of life connected – 24/7

    TransGrid operates and manages the NSW and ACT high voltage electricity grid, connecting you to the energy you need 24/7. Every day we enable more than 3 million homes, businesses and communities to access a reliable, sustainable and safe supply of electricity.

    Our electricity system transports energy from sources of power generation such as wind, coal, solar, gas and hydro power plants to large industrial customers and the distribution network, where it is then delivered to your home or business.

    As a major NSW electricity infrastructure provider, we have extensive experience in planning, building, operating and maintaining the NSW grid. Leveraging our infrastructure expertise, TransGrid also provides commercial infrastructure and wholesale telecommunication services to businesses in NSW, the ACT and VIC creating a diverse business portfolio.

    At 7% of the average NSW household electricity bill, being a responsible business and community member, means that we are committed to acting in a sustainable way, conducting efficient operations, making a positive difference in our local community, providing value to our customers and lowering our costs to you.

    We play a vital role managing the flow of electricity to homes and businesses, effectively balancing supply with demand to meet your energy needs, where and when you need it. TransGrid, keeping you and your way of life connected 24/7.

  • Gas Today
    Media partner
    Gas Today

    Gas Today is the only Australian magazine dedicated to the entire natural gas vertical, from exploration and production through to the end user. Gas Todayprovides information on major projects and the latest products and technology, as well as producing key resources such as its Gas Industry Directory, maps and wallcharts.

  • Australian Energy Council
    Supporting partner
    Australian Energy Council

    The Australian Energy Council represents 21 major electricity and downstream natural gas businesses operating in competitive wholesale and retail energy markets. These businesses collectively generate the overwhelming majority of electricity in Australia and sell gas and electricity to over 10 million homes and businesses.

    The energy council began operating from 1 January 2016. With Australia’s energy industry undergoing a period of rapid, transformative change member companies of the Energy Supply Association of Australia (esaa), the Energy Networks Association (ENA) and the Energy Retailers Association of Australia (ERAA) decided  to reorganise and rationalise their representative associations in 2015.

    From 1 January 2016, the merchant, non-network energy businesses commenced the Australian Energy Council and the ERAA merged into this new organisation.

    Matthew Warren was appointed as its inaugural Chief Executive.

    The ENA continues to serve its network members and absorbed the responsibility for Grid Australia activities on behalf of the electricity transmission sector.'

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  • Ai Group
    Supporting partner
    Ai Group

    The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) is Australia's peak industry association. Acting on behalf of business for more than 140 years, we are the country's only truly national employers' organisation.

    Ai Group represents the interests of more than 60,000 businesses employing more than 1 million staff. Our longstanding involvement with diverse industry sectors including manufacturing, construction, transport, labour hire, mining services, defence, airlines and ICT means we are genuinely representative of Australian industry.

    With more than 250 staff in offices across NSW, QLD, SA, VIC and WA, we have the resources and the expertise to meet the changing needs of our members. We provide the practical information, advice and assistance you need to run your business more effectively.

    Ai Group also offers members a voice at all levels of government through our policy leadership and influence. Our deep experience of industrial relations and workplace law positions Ai Group as the leading advocate on behalf of enterprises large and small across Australia.

    We intrinsically appreciate the challenges facing industry and remain at the cutting edge of policy debate and legislative change – and strategic business management.

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  • Energy Efficiency Council
    Supporting partner
    Energy Efficiency Council

    The Energy Efficiency Council is Australia’s peak body for energy efficiency, cogeneration and demand management.

    The Council is a not-for-profit membership association which exists to make sensible, cost effective energy efficiency measures standard practice across the Australian economy. We work on behalf of our members to promote stable government policy, provide clear information to energy users and drive the quality of energy efficiency products and services.

    Formed in 2009, the EEC now represents over 70 members from business and government that:

    • provide high quality energy efficiency advice, services and management
    • manufacture, install or service energy efficiency products or technologies
    • manufacture, install or manage of cogeneration and trigeneration systems
    • develop, market or implement demand management systems and services

    The EEC is a national organisation with headquarters in Melbourne.

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  • Melbourne Energy Institute
    Supporting partner
    Melbourne Energy Institute

    The University of Melbourne is a national leader in energy research, with over 300 experts engaged across science, technology, economics and policy of energy. The Melbourne Energy Institute provides a focal point for the University’s energy researchers and government and industry partners. Since the Institute launched in 2010, it has developed many interdisciplinary research programs across economics, engineering, health, the humanities, law and the sciences.

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  • Australian Energy Review
    Media partner
    Australian Energy Review
  • Coolibah
    Media partner

    Coolibah is Keith Orchison’s energy website

    There are more than 425 posts on this site on This is Power blog and more than 100 Coolibah Commentary monthly newsletters — access to them is completely free.

    You can subscribe to receive Coolibah Commentary by email — still at no cost!

    This site’s focus is on Australian electricity supply news and issues in particular and on national energy issues more generally, reflecting Keith Orchison’s 33 years’ experience in these fields. Power supply prices, emissions, ownership and developments are big news these days — as up to 27,000 a month unique pageviews on the Coolibah site attests.

    Coolibah Pty Ltd is an energy communications and issues management consultancy based in Sydney, Australia. It provides advisory services to government, industry associations, management consultancies and companies engaged in a wide range of energy activities and services.

  • EcoGeneration
    Media partner

    EcoGeneration is committed to communicating the clean energy industry’s news, promoting its achievements and advancing discussion and debate.

    EcoGeneration is published 6 times a year. Each edition includes featured and specially commissioned articles, low-emission and renewable energy industry news, policy and regulation information, events and reviews.

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  • Energy Source & Distribution
    Media partner
    Energy Source & Distribution

    We don’t just write about energy – we ignite it.

    For almost 20 years, Energy Source & Distribution magazine has been the voice of Australia’s electricity generation, transmission and distribution industry. In 2016 the name the sector trusts went online to deliver news as it happens.

    Energy Source & Distribution is directed at the senior executives, managers and engineers involved with utilities, policy development bodies, research and training institutions, manufacturers and suppliers. It offers the latest energy news and profiles the power players, product launches, industry trends and major projects that keep the sector moving at an unprecedented rate.

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  • Energy Generation
    Media partner
    Energy Generation

    The Use and Application of products and services across all forms of energy generation: Solar, Wind, Hydro, Steam, Gas and Coal driven, together with associated equipment and services.

    The reader:
    Energy Generation will be designed to provide valuable information to power plant operators on plant performance/operating issues and their resolution as well as new innovations that may have a place in their work place.

    Energy Generation will provide its readers with quality, thought provoking content and the opportunity for sharing of practical solutions to problems faced everyday by workers in the industry.

  • Transmission & Distribution
    Media partner
    Transmission & Distribution

    The Use and Application of products and services across the High Voltage Electricity Supply Industry of Australia and New Zealand.

    The reader:
    T&D’s readership would not be restricted but would include and prioritise the decision makers. They are the ‘Man on the Floor’ and ‘In the Field’ who are using product, service and equipment each working day. From an advertiser’s point of view, these are the people who source or request the procurement of product.

  • Gas Today
    Media partner
    Gas Today

    For 44 years, Great Southern Press has grown to become Australia’s specialist industry publisher, providing a suite of printed and online publications which cover infrastructure, construction and energy.

    Gas Today, established in 2007, has emerged as the country’s peak resource for trusted, relevant news tailored to industry needs.

    Gas Today magazine is dedicated to the entire natural gas vertical. From the upstream sector through to export LNG and the offshore industry, you can be sure this publication is the key source of relevant and timely news for Australia’s gas industry.

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  • Utility
    Media partner

    Utility is Australia’s only dedicated utility magazine.

    It covers Utility engineering, construction and maintenance and is currently available for free to all utility professionals in Australia. It covers all utilities including water and sewer, gas, electricity and communications and the NBN. Utility is both a full-colour printed magazine, and an online portal for all things utility.