Australia’s leading conference on earthing, grounding, interference, EMC and lightning.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


19–21 November

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DTEC is Australia’s leading technical conference on earthing, grounding, interference/EMC and lightning

The Australian Earthing Institute will host the seventh Australian Down to Earth Conference (DTEC) from the 19th to the 21st of November in Hobart, Tasmania.

DTEC stands as a comprehensive two-day, in-person conference focusing on the crucial aspects of power system earthing, grounding, and lightning protection. It serves as a platform catering to individuals ranging from novices to seasoned professionals, asset owners, enthusiasts, and equipment suppliers.

This conference serves as an invaluable opportunity for both newcomers and experts in the field of earthing and grounding. It provides a gateway to stay updated with industry advancements in design, installation, and commissioning. Furthermore, it fosters networking among peers within the same realm and offers a chance to engage with equipment suppliers—key players who provide the tools necessary for design realisation and the essential equipment for installation and commissioning.

A conference for professionals across the industry

Keynote speakers and invited papers will offer participants a unique opportunity to glean insights from a diverse spectrum of professionals, encompassing suppliers, designers, users, researchers, and academics.

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DTEC industry exhibition

Attendees are encouraged to explore the industry exhibition, an integral part of the conference, which will remain accessible throughout its duration.

DTEC is the premier Earthing Conference in the Oceanic region and provides opportunities for:

  • Earthing and lightning protection specialists to present their recent experiences and the latest innovations and research
  • Electrical contractors to share installation, maintenance and testing practices
  • Engineers to publish peer-reviewed technical papers
  • Asset owners, regulators, educators, and interested engineers to increase awareness of issues significant in the field and discuss how they are being handled
  • Earthing practitioners, past earthing course attendees and people new to the field to get together and share experiences
  • Suppliers and consultants to showcase their capabilities and products