Sponsors and Exhibitors

The Australian Protection Symposium (APS) is an event dedicated to the presentation of new developments, practical application of methods and technologies and experiences gained in the field of protection, automation and control for modern electrical power generation, transmission and distribution systems. The APS is the ideal forum for discussions and exchange of information and experiences, bringing together utilities, energy companies, manufactures, consultants, service providers, standard committees, universities and research centres.


Sponsors & Exhibitors:



OMICRON is an international company serving the electrical power industry with innovative testing and diagnostic solutions. The application of OMICRON products allows users to assess the condition of the primary and secondary equipment on their systems with complete confidence. Services offered in the area of consulting, commissioning, testing, diagnosis, and training make the product range complete.
Customers in more than 140 countries rely on the company’s ability to supply leading edge technology of excellent quality. Broad application knowledge and extraordinary customer support provided by offices in North America, Europe, South and East Asia, Australia, and the Middle East, together with a worldwide network of distributors and representatives, make the company a market leader in its sector.





Siemens  is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT.
In fiscal 2016, which ended on September 30, 2016, Siemens generated revenue of €79.6 billion and net income of €5.6 billion. At the end of September 2016, the company had around 351,000 employees worldwide.
Siemens has been in Australia and New Zealand for 145 years and employs about 2,000 people. Our technology can be found behind the scenes supporting critical infrastructure, and almost every industry. You will find Siemens automation, electrification and digitalization technology in everything from the lane change controls on the Sydney Harbour Bridge through to energy efficiency at the MCG and even hi-tech simulation used to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. Significant industries ranging from oil and gas to mining, roads and rail, food and beverage, manufacturing, buildings and construction, pharmaceuticals and water and energy utilities all rely on Siemens technologies.
Siemens has a number of MoUs signed with stakeholders including Engineers Australia, Simulation Australasia and the South Australian government; as well as an MoU with Defence Science and Technology Group and Queensland University of Technology to advance High
Temperature Superconductors. Siemens has contributed over $AU5 million of technology and software in support of these MoUs. Other recent investments include new Service Centres built in Rockhampton, Perth Airport, and Tonsley Technology Precinct in South Australia.
With a global view on the trends and changes affecting the world now and in the future, Siemens actively supports local industry, governments and stakeholders to understand and prepare for key changes such as the 4 th industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), the transition to ‘intelligent infrastructure’ and the transition to a ‘sustainable energy’ future.

Visit Siemens




At Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) our mission is to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical. SEL was founded in Pullman, Washington in 1982, with the invention of the first all-digital protection relay, which revolutionized the power industry by reducing the cost and complexity of power protection. Today, we invent, design, manufacture and support products, services, and solutions that protect today’s power systems.
SEL is a privately held, 100-percent-employee-owned U.S. based company that owns and operates three state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the United States and one in Mexico. At these facilities, we manufacture a complete range of products for protection, monitoring, control, automation and metering of electric power systems. As a trusted supplier to government agencies and Industry, SEL offers solutions for micro-grids, critical infrastructure, and cybersecurity, to help ensure the security, safety, and reliability of electric power at their sites.

Visit SEL




S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.
S&C’s products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits. Others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow; S&C’s sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries.
In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.

Visit S&C




PAC World is a content independent organization with a goal to provide a forum for discussions between protection, automation and control professionals from all over the world. Articles, reports on industry conferences and organization activities, news, opinions and anything else considered of interest to the community will be published in the PACWorld magazine and/or on this web site.
The technical articles focus on developments and application of new protection, automation and control technologies, experiences and analysis of protection operations and local or wide area disturbances. New concepts and results from research activities in universities or other industry institutions are also of interest.

Visit PAC World






SystemCORP is the IEC 61850 Smart Grid Communication Experts with over 20 years experience.

SystemCORP supplies a wide range of information, communications and automation products for electrical transmission & distribution networks. By combining innovative IT and IoT solutions with traditional plant monitoring, SystemCORP technology gives access to vital information in Real-Time, thus providing a clear migration strategy from legacy architectures to integrated networks of today and into the future. We are committed to use leading edge and innovative technology for our products. Broadband communications and Internet communication have become a vital part of substation technology. Our technology supports a whole range of applications in this new environment such as:
– Embedded IEC 61850 client and server software
– IEC 61850 engineering tools
– IEC 60870-5 compliant software libraries
– IEC 61131 embedded Programmable Logic Controller application
– Embedded drop-in and easy-to-use Smart Grid Software package for OEM products
– Provider of Smart Grid Controllers
– Custom hardware and software IEC 61850 development projects

Visit SystemCORP




Applied Power Technologies is a specialized and innovative Australian company which provides engineering and technical support services to the electrical power supply industry.
The company is staffed by highly experienced professional engineers with proven track records on projects in Australia and overseas, involving system protection, power quality and the steady state and dynamic behaviour of electrical networks, including inverter based renewable generating plant and the mandates from regulatory agencies governing their connection as well as a range of other complex engineering assignments, which have added significant value and mitigated risk for electricity utility customers.
The company is also the Australian and New Zealand representative for the Computer Aided Protection Engineering (CAPE) simulation software developed by Electrocon in the USA which services over 200 companies in 50 countries. Applying the advanced technical capabilities of CAPE, Applied Power Technologies has delivered comprehensive state-wide protection reviews on several transmission and sub-transmission networks throughout East Malaysia.
Applied Power Technologies is therefore well-positioned to lead in the service of technical demands associated with the regulation and reliable operation of today’s complex and dynamic power systems.

Visit Applied Power Technologies




CSE Uniserve provides high quality equipment and engineering services to all electrical industry sectors, including mining and minerals, utilities, transport and process industries.
Our core values are technical competence and customer focus, delivered under global quality standards. Our goal is the provision of world leading products and solutions, implemented by our highly experienced teams.
Our Protection and Automation technologies provide protection and data management systems across industries, and our Power Conversion technologies deliver equipment and solutions for power quality, motor starting
and speed control along with communications network engineering services for critical infrastructure applications.
CSE Uniserve continually strives to exceed their clients expectations.

Visit CSE uniserve




IPS-ENERGY Australia Pacific is the Australian branch of IPS-Company Group, a global organisation headquartered in Munich, Germany, that specialises in Enterprise Asset Management for electrical power utilities with advanced intelligent software and analytics, IPS-SYSTEMS™, which is aligned to ISO 55000, PAS 55 and many other international standards.
The company works with Customers across five continents to deliver one of the world’s most comprehensive asset libraries and data models for electrotechnical equipment, including all major secondary system IEDs and legacy devices.
IPS-SYSTEMS™ products can provide support for entire substations, including all substation primary and secondary equipment, as well as the network elements and associated plant connecting them.
With a large range of specialised functionality software modules, IPS can implement a brand-new EAM system or extend/complement the capabilities of existing EAM and other systems, incorporating our world-leading Asset Performance Management (APM) capability.

Visit IPS energy




APPLIED TECHNICAL SYSTEMS COMPANY (ATS) is a Vietnam-based company with 20
year-experience as a provider of solutions, systems and services for Substation Automation
(SAS), SCADA/EMS/DMS/GIS and Distribution Control System (DCS). Our scope of works
encompasses a comprehensive range from Design, Engineering, Procurement, Construction,
Installation & Commissioning, to long-term O&M services, covering full EPC package for Grid
Stations and Power Plants projects.
Since establishment, we have successfully delivered hundreds of contracts providing 110kV-
220kV-500kV SAS, SCADA/EMS/DMS/GIS and DCS for Grid Stations and Power Plants. Our
works accounts for about 40% of Vietnam Utility’s market share as of date.

Our Features:
– Rich experience and Accredited qualification
– High quality products and Professional services
– Local understanding and Industry networking

Our Scope:
ATS specializes in Power Transmission and Distribution Applications, being a system integrator
and provider of solutions, systems and products. We also offer an end-to- end service package
encompassing consulting, engineering, EPC contract execution, operation and maintenance as
well as offering professional support to our client in dealing and negotiation with relevant local
Government authorities and utilities.

Our Service Highlights:
– Design & Engineering for SAS, SCADA/EMS/DMS/GIS and OCC systems, Power Plant,
Transmission Substation and Transmission Line.
– Installation, Testing and Commissioning.
– Operation and Maintenance.
– Power System Study and Power Market Study with in-depth insight on Vietnam power
industry operation.
– Solar Power Project implementation with comprehensive consulting services and E-P- C
works for all aspects of solar power plant, including services for COD-related formalities.

Visit ATS