Technical Conferences

High Voltage WA Conference - Perth, Australia

This conference has been created for those working with high voltage systems in the mining, industrial plants, oil and gas and utilities industries. The event will focus on earthing, design, testing, installation and maintenance topics.

Conference topics include:

  • International Update - An update on Grounding Design & Testing Standards directions and changes around the World.
  • Arc fault Standards, what’s changed, what’s changing and what does it mean for the HV industry
  • HV Joints and Terminations  - Developments in Technology and Installation Practices
  • PD Testing of HV Assets: Periodic or Permanent?
  • Preventing Catastrophic Failure of High Voltage Equipment
  • Technical Developments in Explosion-Protected Polymer-Based HV Coupler Systems and the Potential Safety Benefits to Industry
  • Assessment & Management of Oil Filled High Voltage Transformers
  • Intelligent Techniques for Power Transformer Sweep Frequency Response Analysis  
  • Wow, I Got To Audit a Wind Farm 
  • Earthing obligations under AS2067 have changed: What has changed, why, and what do you need to do next
  • Making Predictive HV Testing Effective
  • Condition Based Maintenance of High Voltage Assets
  • Partial Discharge Testing on Rotatory Machines
  • HV Arc Fault Incidents and Practical Steps for Prevention


Stephen Palmer - Director - Safearth Consulting

Stephen Palmer is Australia’s leading earthing specialists, with expertise in all areas related to earthing, including design, audit and test in sectors including power generation and delivery, heavy industry, mining and rail. For over 20 years Stephen has investigated and managed the risks associated with earthing, lightning protection and interference. As the leader of a team of 25 consultants & researchers, his experience extends well beyond the technical aspects of the field. He has been a contributing member on the committees responsible for Australian documents including EG-0, AS/NZ 3007 and AS/NZ 2067. He is a committee member for IEEE Std80 and Std81, and was the secretary of the international CIGRE & CIRED Joint Working Group B3.35, which has published TB 749 on substation earthing design optimisation including quantified risk. Stephen has delivered formal earthing training for more than a decade and has presented at numerous Australian and international conferences including for the NSW Government, Energy Networks Association (ENA), Engineers Australia, CIGRE and the IEEE.

Download the full event brochure HERE. Register online below or email your registration form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you experience any difficulties, please call 1300 138 522. 

DISCOUNTS – We are offering a 10% off early bird discount until October 11th 2020 (SAVE $179.50 per person) plus a 3 for 2 offer - register 3 delegates and only pay for 2 (SAVE up to $2154). Discounts are applied at online check-out. 

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Event Properties

Event Date 25/03/2021
Event End Date 26/03/2021
Registration Start Date 18/10/2019
Cut off date 29/03/2021
Original Price $1,795.00
Discounted Price $1,615.50 (Until 25/02/2021 23:59)
Fixed group price $3,590.00
Location Novotel Perth Langley Hotel
Attachment HighVoltageWAConferencePerthAustralia_brochure.pdf
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