Sponsors & Exhibitors 2022

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, manufacturers, consultants, service providers, standard committees, universities and research centres.




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 commenced its Australian operations in 1872 and New Zealand operations in 1876.  In 2022, the company celebrates 150 years since the commissioning of the Overland Telegraph line from Darwin to Adelaide, our first project in the region and a significant feat of engineering that opened up communication across Australia and to the world.

Today, Siemens brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. Active around the world, the company focuses on industry, infrastructure, mobility, and healthcare. This includes intelligent infrastructure for buildings, distributed energy systems, and automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Creating technologies for more resource-efficient factories and resilient supply chains, smarter buildings and grids, cleaner, comfortable transportation and advanced healthcare, the company empowers customers to modernise the industries that form the backbone of economies, transforming the everyday for billions of people around the world.

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With a passion for driving innovative solutions, ABB is ready to meet your diverse and changing power distribution requirements at times when power systems are growing in both size and complexity. Fully committed to supporting the increasing digitalisation of the grid, our complete range of genuine IEC 61850 protection and control products are ready to evolve alongside the grid.

ABB has now developed a revolutionary way of thinking of protection and control in distribution networks. After 30 years of research and development, ABB’s SSC600 is a new approach for distribution networks that centralises all substation protection and control functionality in just one digital device. Not only can the digital SSC600 device provide up to 15% savings in life cycle costs, with the upgrade of the protection system made easier, the reliability of the substation in everyday operations increases as well.

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RMS Mors Smitt is part of the Wabtec company that serves rolling stock, signalling and power utility markets with electrical protection components such as relays,
relay monitoring systems (RMS) and safety critical systems as AWS/TPWS, automatic power control and energy measurement solutions.

With over 30 years of experience in components production more than 10 000 000 of Mors Smitt relays applied worldwide to ensure safe and reliable operations.

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) is a leading global provider of equipment, systems,
digital solutions and value-added services for the freight and transit rail industries, mining, marine and industrial markets.

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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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CSE-Uniserve provides high quality local engineering design services, support and effective delivery of technically advanced products and systems to the power generation, transmission and distribution; mining & heavy industry; water utility; transport; and oil & gas markets.

CSE-Uniserve has been providing services to Australian utilities and industry for over 40 years. Our focus is to deliver the most reliable and innovative protection, automation, communication and monitoring solutions for the management of power system assets – including for all forms of traditional and renewable energy generators, electrical transmission and distribution networks, mining and heavy industry applications and oil & gas facilities.

Our success comes from combining the expertise of our engineering design services with our world leading technologies – including GE Grid Solutions Multilin and Micom protection relays, merging units, GPS clocks, substation gateways, industrial communications products and transformer and circuit breaker online condition monitoring products; GE Digital Wide Area Monitoring and Control Solutions; Siemens RuggedCom industrial Ethernet and data management solutions; and Elspec Power Quality metering and Disturbance recording solutions.

Our capabilities include the design, supply, manufacturing, factory testing, commissioning assistance and ongoing support of protection and automation systems.

CSE-Uniserve continually strives to exceed clients’ expectations

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Since 2009 LIVE HV has serviced High Voltage networks throughout Australia and New Zealand, providing a full spectrum of maintenance and commissioning testing on electrical assets.

From power generation utilities to renewables, oil and gas, along with mining and transport, our capabilities are employed across a vast range of industries and extend far beyond mere test readings. LIVE HV are independent commissioning and testing specialists. As such, our core benefit is providing useful and actionable information for our customers, with a focus on maximising the lifespan of, and minimising downtime on your electrical network assets.

With a history built on driving achievement through innovation and a customer centric ideology LIVE HV are the first resort for several of the world’s largest switchgear manufacturers when it comes to commissioning and fault finding, keeping your electrical network online, all the time.