The Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference is the top conference in power engineering in Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand. It provides a forum for university researchers, industry researchers, and experts in power engineering to share ideas, present results, consider past experiences, and discuss new and innovative ide-as. Key highlights of the event will be: -Keynote presentations from academic and practice leaders in the field. -Presentation and poster sessions for idea sharing and discussion. -Tutorial sessions and industry visits organised by industry practitioners. -Women in Power/Young Professionals Networking Forum. -Training skills workshop on the requirement of the next workforce. The Organising Committee of AUPEC 2018 invites researchers, practitioners and students worldwide to submit papers for consideration to be presented at the conference. Accepted and presented papers will be published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.