Call for Papers

20 – 22 November 2024
Mercure Hotel
Sydney, Australia

After 34 events the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC) has become the IEEE PES Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference.

AUPEC continues its traditions to bring together academics, students, researchers and practising engineers, primarily from Australasia but also from other parts of the world, to present emerging topics in power and energy.

In 2024 AUPEC will be held from 20th to 22nd November 202 in Sydney, Australia. The conference invites researchers and industry professionals to submit new and original ideas on different aspects of power and energy engineering, which includes but is not limited to the following broad topics:

  • Power system stability, operation and control
  • Power system Planning and operation
  • Resiliency of power grids
  • Power system protection
  • Power system communications
  • Power electronics converters
  • Power quality and harmonics
  • Electrical machines and drives
  • Power engineering education
  • Electricity market and economics
  • Renewable energy resources
  • Energy storage systems and technologies
  • Distributed and consumer energy resources
  • Demand side management
  • Virtual power plants
  • Microgrids (DC, AC and hybrid)
  • Multi-carrier energy systems, including hydrogen
  • Asset management
  • Cyber security of power systems
  • Electrification of transportation
  • Data analytics in power systems
  • FACTS and HVDC
  • Impacts of climate changes on the energy sector
  • Energy transition

Authors are invited to submit papers no more than 6 pages in length in double-column format in the standard IEEE PES Conference template ( The papers must clearly state the objectives of the work, its significance in advancing the state of the art, and the methods and specific results in sufficient detail. The submission should include appropriate key equations, figures, tables and references. Papers not conforming to these requirements will be rejected without review.

All papers should be submitted via EDAS at

All submissions will go through a single-blind peer review process to ensure confidentiality and fair review.

Important Dates

  • Submission site opens: 1 April 2024
  • Full paper submission: 30 June 2024
  • Author notification: 31 August 2024
  • Final manuscript submission: 15 September 2024
  • Conference: 20-22 November 2024

Conference Committee

General Chair:

  • Gregor Verbic, The University of Sydney

Advisory Chair:

  • Syed Islam, Federation University

Technical Program Chair:

  • Georgios Konstantinou, The University of New South Wales

Industry Liaisons:

  • Terry Lampard, The Electric Energy Society of Australia
  • David Pointing, The Australian Power Institute

Professional Conference Organiser:

  • Peter Beadle, Academic Event Services

Local Organising Committee:

  • Dylan Lu, University of Technology Sydney
  • John Fletcher, The University of New South Wales
  • Jahangir Hossain, University of Technology Sydney
  • Sara Deilami, Macquarie University
  • Galina Mirzaeva, University of Newcastle
  • Md Rabiul Islam, University of Wollongong
  • Mahmood Nagrial, Western Sydney University