Discover. Innovate. Network.

Brisbane, 1 – 2 August 2017.

The 2017 ABB Digital Transformation Summit formerly called Enterprise Software Customer Conference, is the premier forum to explore how ABB AbilityTM innovative solutions can drive improvements in your digital transformation journey and assist in remastering your business.


  • Cybersecurity keynote

  • Customer led industry tracks across power generation, transmission & distribution, transportation, mining and defence

  • Enterprise software

  • Product user group sessions

  • Microgrid technology

  • Substation Automation

  • Wireless solutions

  • Solution showcase

  • User experience lab

  • Virtual reality digital substation

Thought provoking sessions by industry executives, partners and ABB experts.

Hear firsthand how businesses are preparing for and responding to the digital age, both in terms of seizing the opportunities and mitigating the risks.


1–2 August 2017

Hilton Hotel Brisbane
190 Elizabeth Street,
Brisbane, QLD 4000

Any questions please contact us at:


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    Digital Transformation Specialist Microsoft

    The future is dead. Long live the future!

    How do we predict the future with any certainty? [...more]

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    Principal Commissioner Queensland Productivity Commission

    Business Transformation in the Digital Era – Opportunities and Risks

    The opportunities available to businesses today has seen significant growth. [...more]

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    Chief Digital Officer Snowy Hydro

    Exponential Changes Must be Built on Solid Foundations

    How can the exponential developments in systems potentially impact business today? [...more]

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    Senior Technical Specialist Organised Crime & Cyber Australian Federal Police

    Emerging Cyber Threats to Australia’s Critical Infrastructure

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    Executive General Manager of Delivery & Technical SolutionsPowerlink Queensland

    Digitised substations are already here!

    Powerlink has a strong history of connecting customers to the energy they need, providing electricity to approximately four million people. [...more]

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    General Manager of Commercial Services & Finance Horizon Power

    Horizon Power’s Transformation and Innovation

    What does a small vertically integrated regional power utility with a 2.4 million square kilometre footprint and only 48,000 customers do in the face of both significant worldwide technology and electricity industry disruption, it tackles it head on.[...more]

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    Program Director G6 Global LIMS Deployments

    Scientific Data to Wisdom – The Digital Transformation Journey to the Intelligent Laboratory

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    Director of Strategy

    Operations Excellence as a Service – Mining Excellence in the Digital Age

    Digital transformation is starting to deliver tangible economic benefits to mining companies. [...more]

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    Chief Executive Officer
    Dingo Software Ltd.

    Getting from Data to Decisions that drive Business Outcomes in the mining industry

    Many miners have made huge investments in Big Data initiatives to improve predictions, [...more]

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    Managing Director Australia ABB

    ABB in Australia

    Tauno will share ABB’s global history and presence in Australia.

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    Global Product
    Management &
    Marketing Enterprise

    Connected Asset Lifecycle Management

    Legacy stand-alone EAM and workforce management systems can no longer adequately meet the needs of the digital enterprise.[...more]

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    Global Head of
    Enterprise Software

    Driving digital industrial transformation - ABB's and Microsoft's strategic partnership

    Laurie will illustrate how strategic partnership helps industrial customers create new value by adopting digital solutions. [...more]

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    Business Development
    and Technology
    Manager Microgrids
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    Business Development Manager Substation Automation
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    Sales Manager - Microgrids, Distributed Generation & Substation Automation
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    Senior Vice President,
    Enterprise Software
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    Vice President Power Grids Australia

Event Insight.

Video highlights from the 2016 Customer Conference ‘Connected’.

Over 2 engaging days, customers and business partners attended compelling and informative sessions outlining the latest innovations and trends, real-world experiences, and common challenges facing our customers today. They participated in discussion led by the brightest minds in our industry.

Why attend?

  • Learn from customers about how they are optimising business processes and managing assets in remote and unpredictable conditions

  • Gain access to industry leaders focused on maximising asset and operational performance.

  • Participate in product workshops to discover new strategies to improve data visibility and optimise your operations.

  • Visit the Solution Showcase and UxLabs to see demonstrations, the latest in ABB AbilityTM technology and solution advances.

  • Engage with the larger ABB organisation to uncover the innovations of tomorrow

  • Network with peers at the gala dinner with surprise entertainment.

Who should attend?

No matter where you are on your digital journey – starting out, in the thick of it or a seasoned expert – ABB Digital Transformation Summit will deliver inspiration, actionable tactics and expert knowledge.

This event is designed for senior managers, department heads, functional leads, IT experts and end users from the following industries:

  • Utilities and public infrastructure

  • Mining

  • Transport

  • Government

Agenda Highlights.

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    ABB AbilityTM

    Writing the digital future takes ability.

    ABB AbilityTM is our unified, cross-industry digital capability – extending from device to edge to cloud – with devices, systems, solutions, services and a platform that enable our customers to know more, do more, do better, together.

    > Learn more

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    Ellipse Enterprise Asset Management

    The way you want it: in the cloud or on premise.

    Ellipse is an EAM software application for assetintensive industries. Developed over the past 30 years, Ellipse continues to be enhanced to support best practices out of the box and extensible innovation in EAM business processes.

    > Learn more

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    Intelligent Mining Solutions

    Increasing productivity and decreasing costs in a dynamic market.

    ABB’s Intelligent Mining Solution (IMS) provides a comprehensive range of technical mining solutions, covering the entire spectrum of mining processes from mine planning and design to outbound logistics and sales.

    > Learn more

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    Microgrid Solutions

    Unmatched expertise in microgrids.

    Our portfolio encompasses the full range of enabling technologies including conventional and renewable power generation, automation, grid stabilisation, grid connection, energy storage and intelligent control technology, as well as consulting and services to enable microgrids globally.

    > Learn more

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    Cloud delivered collaboration platform.

    Axis is an enterprise cloud-delivered collaboration platform for exchanging supply chain, asset and work management data electronically between customers and their business partners.

    Find the right part. Right away.

    LinkOne is an enterprise graphical parts catalogue and content delivery solution for publishing, viewing and finding spare parts for complex equipment and assemblies

    > Learn more: Axis | LinkOne

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    Digital Substation

    Bridging the gap between analogue and digital technologies brings unseen opportunities for modern utilities.

    ABB is synchronising technologies for reliable power. Built on the international standard IEC 61850, ABB’s world-leading digital substations achieve new heights in reliability, interoperability and real-time performance. The digital substation can save lives, while bridging the gap between the equipment of the process bus level and the station level.

    > Learn more


ABB’s Digital Transformation Summit 2017, Asia Pacific.

Hilton Hotel Brisbane.

190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000

Located in the heart of the city, towering over the iconic Queen Street Mall, Hilton Brisbane features state-of-the-art surroundings, modern accommodation and award-winning dining.


From the domestic and international airports: Head south-west on Alpinia Drive for 350m and follow the signs toward Airport Drive. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Airport Drive and drive 1.3km and look for the M7 signs. Stay on the M7 for 5.5km (please note this is a toll road). Take the exit onto the M3; continue straight on the M3 for 4.1km. Take the Elizabeth Street exit on the right and merge onto Elizabeth Street for 550m. The hotel is on the left. Take the second entry into Concierge.