Archive for September 5th, 2010

Robert Kerr briefed The Civil Construction Industry Alliance Meeting held on 27th august 2010 on the Inquiry into Streamlining Local Govenrment Regulation.  The main points are contained in his presentation which can be downloaded here

New Look EPA

September 5, 2010 | No Comments | News

There has been significant changes within the EPA over the last 6 months with the appointment of John Merritt as Managing Director and Cheryl Batagol as Chair.  John Merritt gave a presentation to the Victorian Civil Construction Alliance on 27th august briefly outlining the EPA’s mandate and performance improvement program.  A copy of the presentation can be accessed here. (please be patient with upload as it is a large file)

The 2nd IPWEAvic Procurement Excellence Conference is to be held on Thursday 14th October at Darebin Arts Centre in Preston.  It will be held in conjunction with FinPro and supported by DPCD, Local Government Victoria.   A great event for those aspiring to best practice in procurement and contracting.

  • Receive updates on recent industry best practice trends in procurement
  • Find practical strategies for contracting that you can implement in your own organsiation
  • Learn from case studies
  • The Municipal Inspectors Role in Procurement
  • Role of probity auditor
  • Social procurement explained
  • How procurement can lead to achieving your organisations sustainability outcomes
  • Find out what the state government is doing with respect to developing best practice contracting
  • Opportunity to network with industry colleagues

 The one day event will conclude with an optional dinner sponsored by Open Windows

Major sponsors are MAV Procurement and RSM Bird Cameron.

Cost of the day is $250 with a $50 discount offered to IPWEAvic members

Mark the date in your calendar NOW and plan to be there!

The IPWEAvic Infrastructure Managment Solutions Conference is to be held on 11th and 12th May 2011 at Melbourne and Olympic Park.  
The theme of the conference is Planning and Delivery for Sustainable Communities encompassing the full cycle of project management with sessions planned around topics of
project planning, project consultation, project delivery, capital works planning, project risk management, project delivery, construction supervision, all within the Public Works context.
The conference committee is keen to hear from anyone who would like to present at the conference, particularly sharing a case study demonstrating areas of the general confernece theme.
If you would like to be considered for presenting a paper at this conference please email an abstract (no longer than 200 words) on your topic to the Conference Chair, Geoff Glynn c/0 vic@ipwea.org.au by Friday 5 November 2010
If you would like to discuss the conference further please contact Anne Gibbs agibbs@ipwea.org.au

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