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.


EECON 2016 - Call for Papers

EECON 2016


EECON 2016, 17th & 18th November, Perth

Conference Theme:

Evolution in the Electricity Industry - understanding the opportunities and threats

The following session topics are proposed for your invitation to submit a paper.

  • Operating in the Market
  • New technologies.
  • Power Reliability for large and medium size users – How to manage aging assets
  • Best practices in Electrical Infrastructure project management (leading to lower cost projects)
  • Satisfying stakeholders in the Electricity Networks
  • Innovative New designs for changing networks – challenges and opportunities
  • Maintaining Power Quality/Reliability/Safety standards in a lower cost environment.
  • Integration of conventional technologies with new technologies in the market place. 

If you are interested in giving a paper which would fit into the topics above, you should submit an abstract of up to 200 words via the online speakers portal by clicking on this link by Saturday 30th April. A brief biography of the author/presenter should also be included.


  • Submission of abstract: Saturday 30th April.
  • Notification of acceptance of abstract: Tuesday 24th May.
  • Papers & presentations due: Tuesday 2nd November

Upon acceptance presenters will be required to register to attend the full conference. A discounted rate will be offered to presenters for the conference. Awards will be presented for the best paper by a member of EESA and for the best paper by a non-member.


Networking for Engineers - A Social Experiment

Date: Thursday 19th May 

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

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

Cost:  EESA Members Free

For more information and to register click here

Power from the Ocean - Untapped Potential

Date: Thursday 16th June

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

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

Cost: EESA Members Free

For more information and to register click here

Guest Speaker Event: Miles Pearce - Early Electricity Supply for Trams

Date: Thursday 23rd June 

Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Venue: Engineers Australia, Level 31, 600 Bourke St, Melbourne

Cost: EESA Members Free

For more information and to register click here


Site Visit - National Measurement Institute

Date: To be confirmed

Time: to be confirmed

Venue: National Measurement Institute Headquarter, 36 Bradfield Road, Lindfield

Speaker: Dr Ilya Budovsky, Energy Sector Focus Team Leader


Newcastle Branch - Energy Storage

Date: Wednesday 11th May 2016

Time: 5.30pm

Venue: Engineers Australia Auditorium, 122 Parry Street Newcastle West

Speaker: Dr Sam Behrens, Group Leader, Demand Side Energy Technologies, CSIRO Energy Centre

Click here for more information and to register.

The presentation will also be available as a webinar starting at 6pm


SA Chapter 2016 Program of Events

For the 2016 Program of Events please click here


WA Chapter 2015 Program of Events





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