About Australian Utility Week 2018


Dates: 21/11/2018 – 22/11/2018

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre


The leading digital utility expo in the region that focuses on digital transformation and customer centricity.

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Australian Utiity Week is a large scale expo dedicated to building the Digital Utility. This year, it’s taking place on 29-30 November 2017 at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. The event is now in its 15th year and will attract 2000+ utility professionals from the electricity, gas and water sectors. The speakers are a mix of Australian and international utility leaders, Smart Grid technology innovators, and R&D professionals. It’s the largest event of its kind in Australasia region and the only event that focuses exclusively on digital and customer facing innovations.
As the premier business, innovation and information platform connecting the smart utility community, we focus on regional and global developments in Smart Grids, Smart Metering, Smart Cities, Smart Homes, Energy Storage, Field Services, Energy Services & Efficiency, Intelligent Buildings, Big Data Analytics, Asset Management, Analytics and IoT, Cyber Security, Smart Gas, Smart Water, Operational Excellence and Customer Engagement.
The event serves as an annual meeting point for the community and is attended by 2000+ international visitors, 200+ speakers and 80+ exhibitors.

Innovation underlines every element of the show with a special focus on connecting people from all levels of the utility value chain from technology giants to start-ups and from senior-level experts to young talent.

New topics cater to the market needs include:

Critical Infrastructure Grid Security
AMI Integrated Digital Water Meters
Energy Efficiency & DR Programs
Smart Space Networks and Controls
Storage Services & Virtual Power Plants
Smart Grid Enabled EV Infrastructure Developing IoT-Connected Smart Meters
Artificial Intelligence on Cyber Security
EV Charging Platforms and Controls
Automation, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
Energy Services for the C&I Market
Digital Personalisation for Customers
Mobile Workers and Real Time Operations
Drones & Robotics for T&D Applications
Building Digital Utility Cloud Services
GIS-Integrated Work Management
Digital Touchpoints for Improved Experience
Solar Energy Solutions for Water Utilities

What’s New this year?

This year it covers 3 distinct streams that are free to attend and Australian Utility Week is co-located with Energy Services Australia (ESA).

To gain access to Energy Services Australia (ESA), it only costs you S$350 per premium pass. Have a look at the pricing & registration.

The Exhibition

The exhibition accommodates a multitude of organisations from all the major value streams stretching from Digital Enterprise, Internet of Things (IoT), Mobility Transformation, Digital Transformation, Predictive Analytics, Field Service Management, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), Drones & Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Asset Management, Big Data Analytics, CRM & Billing, Customer Engagement, Solar Control Systems, Energy Storage, Renewable Integration, Future Energy Systems, Blockchain Trading Systems, Virtual Power Plants (VPP), Microgrids, Energy Transition, Energy Services and Energy Management.

The Programme – 3 distinct streams + 1 new co-located event: Energy Services Australia (ESA)

This year we have built 3 distinct streams and 1 new co-located event: Energy Services Australia (ESA) that support the expo:

Stream 1: Field Operations which includes Mobility, FSM and Geospatial solutions
Stream 2: Smart Grid & Meters which includes metering services and the Connected World
Stream 3: Digital Utility which includes Technology Leaders and Customer Leaders

Co-located event: Energy Services which includes Microgrids and Energy Efficiency

We also feature additional streams that run during the next working breaks:

Initiate! Startup – Entrepreneurs developing new technology concepts who seek support
Innovation Zone – Insights delivered by R&D professionals that will push technology limits
Technical Zone – New products and services delivered by leading technology vendors
Focus Groups – Peer-to-peer discussions and networking focused around hot topic