POWERCON is a biannual conference with a well established history of over 20 years and today sees researchers and practicing power engineers from both academia and industry throughout the Australasian region connecting together to share research and ideas for the advancement of Power Engineering for the benefit of the power industry and consumers.
The POWERCON brand was co-initiated by the IEEE PES and CSEE. This biennial conference started in 1998 in Beijing, China. The subsequent venues were Perth, Australia, in 2000 ; Kunming, China, in 2002 ; Singapore in 2004 ; Chongqing, China in 2006 ; New Delhi, India in 2008; Hangzhou, China in 2010 ; Auckland, New Zealand in 2012 ; and Chengdu, China in 2014. POWERCON 2016 is to be held in Wollongong, Australia.