Dates & Venue

Tuesday and Wednesday, 5 and 6 March 2019. Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, South Africa.

Welcome to SDC-IBA 2019

Switchgear, drives and automation technology…to enhance the performance and efficiency of
mining, industry, buildings, factories and homes…

Click here to download the SDC-IBA 2019 information brochure

SDC-IBA 2019 will cover technical, technology, new developments, regulatory, standardisation, business and  application issues associated with switchgear, drives, automation and control  technology, to enhance the performance and efficiency of mining, industry, buildings, factories and homes.

Day 1: SDC: Switchgear, Drives and Controls

  • LV & MV distribution switchgear, distribution boards (DBs), components & assemblies
  • LV & MV motor control components, starters, assemblies & motor control centers (MCCs)
  • LV and MV electronic soft-starters and variable speed drives (VSDs)
  • Automation and controls components, PLCs, SCADA and instrumentation
  • New technologies, developments and international trends
  • Variable speed drives for energy saving and energy efficiency
  • Legal and regulatory framework
  • Relevant voluntary and regulatory standards and specifications
  • Electromagnetic compatibility, surge protection and harmonics
  • Testing, conformity assessment and safety issues
  • Applications, installations, maintenance and service
  • Other relevant subject matter in the fields of switchgear, drives and controls

Day 2: IBA: Intelligent Building Automation

  • Home, office, hotel, warehouse and factory building automation
  • Building management, monitoring and control systems
  • Intelligent power and energy management for buildings
  • Energy efficiency and energy savings for buildings
  • Intelligent building safety, security, access control, alarm and monitoring systems
  • Intelligent heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems
  • Wired and wireless building automation networks and sensors
  • Internet-of-Things (IoT) for home, office and factory automation
  • Intelligent lighting systems and associated networks, controls and sensors
  • Standby and backup power supplies, generators and UPS systems
  • Alternative energy, solar PV, energy storage systems and micro-grids
  • Other relevant subject matter in the fields of intelligent building automation