Paper Submission

EECON 2017 abstract submissions have now closed. Successful authors are asked to submit papers for peer or non-peer review via the online portal in your confirmation email.

Please click here to view the full paper submission template.

The conference program will focus on:

  • Technology and policy transforming the electricity sector
  • Transitioning to a low emission economy
  • Best practices and market operations

Topics include:

The network

  • Grid resilience, network issues, security (physical and cyber), earthing and protection
  • Australian weather patterns, reliability
  • Smart grids and big data analytics, a new model of the power system, advancements in earthing


  • Inverter control, proven technologies, renewable resources, grid integration
  • Emerging technology: new and distributed generation, energy storage and forecasting

Electric transportation

  • Vehicles, trams, light rail and trains

Disruptive innovation

  • Perspectives from the networks and the technology providers

Collaboration across organisations

  • Industry, consumers and government

Defence and national security

Big infrastructure projects

  • Rapid Earth Fault Current Limiters, Level Crossing Removal

Electrical safety

Industry responses to new technical regulations


  • The role of regulation, ring fencing, meter contestability.


Step 1: Write your submission using the required presentations Abstract Template – Download the PDF version or the Word Document version.

Please note: Abstracts must not exceed a 400-word limit and must be submitted in a PDF format. The word limit only applies to the body of the abstract and does not include title, authors, institutions or tables/figures. One table or figure is allowed and is not included in the word count; however, both the body and table or figure must fit on one A4 page.

Step 2: Read the Copyright Licence Agreement outlining Speaker Terms and Conditions.

Step 3: Submit your Abstract

Please ensure your abstract and paper is edited and finalised accordingly as no changes after the deadlines will be accepted

Step 4: Draft/Full paper submission – If accepted, authors will be invited to submit a full paper for peer review or non-peer review (which will be optional for authors).



  • All submissions and papers must be original work.
  • All submissions must be completed electronically via the online submission facility
  • An abstract must contain sufficient information so that if published it will be a complete report independent of presentation. The text should not contain statements alluding to results nor conclusions that refer to results that are not presented within the text
  • Submission acknowledges consent to publication of the abstract in the conference proceedings – Engineers Australia Informit Database. Only PEER REVIEWED full papers will be published on RMIT Informit Database and all authors must read and accept Copyright Licence Agreement in order to be published on the RMIT Informit database.
  • The presenting author will be required to register for the Conference. Presenters who have not registered by the deadline date time will be removed from the program.
  • The abstract should describe objectives, results, conclusions, innovative steps and the significance of your work. Short abstracts will be de-weighted in the selection process.
  • All abstracts and papers must be prepared according to the requirements provided. Abstracts and papers will only be accepted and published if submitted using the correct format in the supplied template
  • The Conference Organisers will not be held responsible for abstract submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages or unforeseen events