Sponsors & Exhibitors 2020

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.

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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.

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Schneider Electric is the world’s global specialist in energy management. With operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centres/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications.
Focused on making energy safe, reliable and efficient, Schneider Electric’s mission is to help individuals and organisations get more from their energy, be more productive and make their businesses more sustainable. Encompassing an impressive range of iconic brands in the electrical and energy management industry including names such as TAC, APC, Clipsal, Citect, and Pelco, Schneider Electric is able to provide specialist advice and deliver end-to-end solutions, including services to support the installed base of electrical distribution, automation and control equipment.

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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) designs, manufactures, and supports a complete line of products and services for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of electric power systems. Our solutions range from comprehensive generator and transmission protection to distribution automation and control systems. SEL also provides engineering services to design, implement, and commission electrical systems. All of our products are backed by our worldwide, ten-year warranty.

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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.

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