Conference on Integration of Distributed Energy Resources ( CIDER)



























19 and 20 August 2015

Hotel Jen (formerly Traders), 159 Roma Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000

To facilitate  practical conversations and information sharing between utilities, product suppliers and communities; about the challenges and opportunities presented by distributed energy resources (DER) to the industry;  leading  to practical, workable  technical solutions for integrating DER into both  existing  and future  electricity  networks.

CIDER is a practical conference focusing  on the integration of DER from the network perspective. It aims to promote sharing of knowledge and best practice within the Asia Pacific region.


•  Utility companies                                                        •  Industry Consultants

•  Distributed energy generators / proponents                  •  Academics

•  Community / Energy Stakeholders / Developers            •  Product suppliers


In the morning  of the main conference, a separately bookable CIGRE Tutorial will be held on the topic of

“Modern Power System Equipment and Methods to facilitate  integration of DER into Power Networks”. The conference will include a technical display where  delegates can have  direct interaction with vendors

and service  providers during the session breaks.  The conference includes  a social function  and informal

dinner on the Wednesday evening.  The informal format  of the social event will provide a great opportunity for further industry networking.

A CIGRE Next Generation Network (NGN) event will be held on the Wednesday afternoon. CIGRE NGN is a division of CIGRE Australia that  aims to develop the next  generation of power engineering professionals and is open  to young  engineers (up to 35 years  old). The NGN event is open  to all delegates to attend and will be moderated by local CIGRE NGN members.

Wed 19 Aug            8.30 to 12.30      Tutorial

Wed 19 Aug            1.30 to 5.30         Conference, followed by dinner

Thur 20 Aug           8.30 to 5.30        Conference

Early Bird Rate                Normal            Registering 5                 Tutorial

at one time

CIGRE, IEEE, Member         $775                      $860                      $750                        $100
Non member                      $880                      $980                      $850                        $150
University Student               $450                     $500                      NA                            $50