Archive for the ‘ Conferences ’ Category

The 2013 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference was held on 20 and 21 March 2013 at The Hotel Windsor.

Speaker presentations can be accessed by clicking on the presenters name.  Only the presentations that display the presenter’s name as underlined have been uploaded

Rail Transport Challenges – Efficiency Through Technology
MICHAEL LAWRIE, Senior Systems Engineer – Signalling, Thales Australia

The Metropolitan Planning Strategy
BERNARD McNAMARA, Ministerial Advisory Committee Member

PAUL DI IULIO, National President IPWEA, CEO Campbelltown City Council

Social Media and Stakeholder Engagement
OLIVER VIDO, Manager Infrastructure Services, Greater Dandenong City Council

New Manningham cultural centre development
DARIO BOLZONELLO, Manager Strategic Projects & EDITH FARRELL, Manager Community Planning, Manningham City Council

The Journey of a Small Rural Community in Rationalising their Community Buildings
SUE O’BRIEN, Manager Community Well Being, Pyrenees Shire Council

The Cloud, the Crowd and Social Media. How can they help solve real-life problems?
NEIL KURUPPU, Chief Executive Officer, PepperStack Pty Lty

Streamlining Local Government Regulation
DR MATTHEW BUTLIN, Chair, Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission

Earthmine data collection project
ANDREW DOWNIE, Manager Information Services, Greater Geelong City Council

Major Projects for Linking Melbourne
KEN MATHERS, Linking Melbourne Authority

ROB SKINNER, Monash Water for Liveability

JOHN BENNIE, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Dandenong City Council

NOELENE DUFF, Chief Executive Officer, Whitehorse City Council

Reforming Local Government in South Africa
ROGER BYRNE, Sustainable Infrastructure Asset Management

Peninsula Link
DAVID TAYLOR, Senior Structural Engineer, Sinclair Knight Merz & ALEX GILBERT, Technical Director, Aurecon

Noble Park Aquatic Centre – More than just a pool
CHRIS HEMPHILL, Project Director & MARK HAYDEN, Project Manager Davis Langdon

Redevelopment of the Collingwood Town Hall
ANN LIMBREY, Building Projects Manager, Yarra City Council

Intelligent Water Networks
TONY WRIGHT, Chief Executive Officer, VicWater

Infrastructure Design Manual for Rural Victoria
JONATHAN GRIFFIN, Team Leader Development, Greater Shepparton City Council

Energy efficient street light changeover
PAUL BROWN, Managing Director, Ironbark Sustainability

RON MARK Victorian Auditor General’s Office

Elasto Plastic Concrete

APV

Downer EDI

Pitney Bowes

The conference program can be accessed here

Expressions of Interest are sought from members who are interested in being part of the 2014 IPWEAvic Conference Committee.  If you would like gain new skills in confernece management, contribute to a great annual event,  and have some fun along the way please contact Anne Gibbs at agibbs@ipwea.org.au to register your interest.  What’s Expected of a Committee Member?

  • Attend monthly meetings ( usually city based but we do do teleconferencing)
  • Find sponsors/exhibitors
  • Assist the conference chair to develop the conference program around the conference theme
  • Assist the conference chair in contacting speakers as directed.
  • Encourage attendance at the conference through your networks
  • Attend the conference and assist on the day as required eg. assisting delegates, chairing sessions, assisting guests, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors etc

If you have some great conference ideas or would like to be part of the confernece committee please register you interest by contacting Anne Gibbs agibss@ipwea.org.au by end of April 2013.

The 2014 State Conference is planned for 26th and 27th March 2014.

 

2 days until the start of the 2013 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference.  Don’t miss out on this excellent professional development opportunity.  Themed around Imrpoving Productivity- Infrastrucutre Excellence this is an event that should be on all public works professionals calendars.

The Conference theme is Infrastructure Excellence, Improving Productivity. Conference sessions will consider:

· The infrastructure challenge for Victoria and its impact in the coming years

· Improving productivity through Major Projects

· Generating efficiencies and reducing cost, technology, regulation, data collection

· Gaining the best from your people through leadership excellence

· Lessons from the reforming of local government in South Africa

· Efficiency through technology- what we can learn from the rail transport challenges

· Best practice project management case studies

· Benefits of collaboration in meeting infrastructure challenges

· Tips for success in governance, politics and relationships

REGISTER at http://www.ipwea.theconferencemanager.com.au

 

Here are some tips for convincing your employer to send you to the IPWEAvic 2013 Public Works Conference:

Continuing education is a highly valuable component of the engineering industry.  It helps employees stay updated with current trends and technologies that can lead their employers towards financial growth.  Here are some useful strategies to help convince your boss to send you to IPWEAvic 2013 Public Works Conference:

  1.  Benefit from Subject Matter Experts: Receive leadership advice and tips from experts in the public works industry.  Bring the bigger picture into your daily routine by attending sessions presented by seasoned industry professionals
  2. Offer to share the program and speaker presentations with your colleagues.  By attending the conference you will have unlimited access to materials provided by industry experts.  Explain what you will receive by attending and how that can benefit your colleagues and company
  3. Have an Action Plan.  Develop a plan for how operations in your department will continue throughout your absence.  Ensure your employer that you will be accessible by phone or email to address any concerns that may arise
  4. Earn CPD points.  CPEng require 150 hours of continuing professional development in a three year period to retain their certification.  This conference contributes 12 hours towards Engineers Australia CPD requirements.

Register at http://www.ipwea.theconferencemanager.com.au

 

   Pitney Bowes Software are a proud Silver Sponsor of the 2013 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference.

 

APV Valuers and Asset Managers will be an Exhibitor at the 2013 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference

 

 

 

 

 

EPC – Elasto Plastics Concrete will be an Exhibitor at the 2013 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference

 

Keep pace with on the spot updates for the IPWEAvic Public Works Conference on 20 and 21 March with the special conference mobile App

Download from http://my.yapp.us/7VM9BN

Have the program at your fingertips.

The twitter Hash Tag for the IPWEAvic Public Works Conference to be held on 20 and 21 March 2013 is

#ipwea13

See you at the conference!

The 2013 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference is to be held on Wed 20th and Thurs 21st March at The Hotel Windsor and the excitement to the build up of this annual event is mounting!.

The Conference, supported by Engineers Australia, offers the opportunity for public works practitioners and those working in the planning and delivery of public works to up skill, knowledge share and network. The two day program features a variety of local and international speakers, practical solutions to improving efficiencies and productivity in your workplace with case studies, half day masterclass for senior public works leaders, exhibitors featuring the latest products and services for the industry and more. The gala dinner, incorporating the IPWEAvic 2013 Awards for Excellence, allows delegates, sponsors and exhibitors the opportunity to mix in both a professional and social environment.

The Conference theme is Infrastructure Excellence, Improving Productivity. Conference sessions will consider:

  • The infrastructure challenge for Victoria and its impact in the coming years
  • Improving productivity through Major Projects
  • Generating efficiencies and reducing cost, technology, regulation, data collection
  • Gaining the best from your people through leadership excellence
  • Lessons from the reforming of local government in South Africa
  • Efficiency through technology- what we can learn from the rail transport challenges
  • Best practice project management case studies
  • Benefits of collaboration in meeting infrastructure challenges
  • Tips for success in governance, politics and relationships

We look forward to welcoming you at this conference and being part of an outstanding event.

The program and registration details are attached.  You can also register online at the conference website http://www.ipwea.theconferencemanager.com.au

A special conference App is also available  http://my.yapp.us/7VM9BN

The 2013 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference, supported by Engineers Australia, offers the opportunity for public works practitioners and those working in the planning and delivery of public works to up skill, knowledge share and network. The two day program features a variety of local and international speakers, practical solutions to improving efficiencies and productivity in your workplace with case studies, half day masterclass for senior public works leaders, exhibitors featuring the latest products and services for the industry and more. The gala dinner, incorporating the IPWEAvic 2013 Awards for Excellence, allows delegates, sponsors and exhibitors the opportunity to mix in both a professional and social environment.

The Conference theme is Infrastructure Excellence, Improving Productivity. Conference sessions will consider:

· The infrastructure challenge for Victoria and its impact in the coming years
· Improving productivity through Major Projects
· Generating efficiencies and reducing cost, technology, regulation, data collection
· Gaining the best from your people through leadership excellence
· Lessons from the reforming of local government in South Africa
· Efficiency through technology- what we can learn from the rail transport challenges
· Best practice project management case studies
· Benefits of collaboration in meeting infrastructure challenges
· Tips for success in governance, politics and relationships

Download a copy of the program here

We look forward to welcoming you at this conference and being part of an outstanding event.

Registrations are now open visit the conference website to register online http://www.ipwea.theconferencemanager.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QR Code     http://my.yapp.us/7VM9BN

 

 

 

 

 

The 2013 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference to be held on 20 and 21 March 2013.

Full details available on http://www.ipwea.theconferencemanager.com.au

Who Should Attend?

Asset Managers with sessions on

  • Asset management emerging issues
  • International trends in innovation and sustainability
  • Regional asset management
  • Most efficient use of technology in asset management
  • New guidelines and practices to standardise infrastructure assets

Local Government and Public Works Engineers with sessions on

  • Project delivery techniques that work
  • Procurement pitfalls and how to ensure you avoid them with advice from
  • Ombudsman, VAGO
  • Tips for gaining maximum efficiency in design and delivery of your project
  • Tips for project collaboration

Technical Services Directors and Managers with sessions on

  • Infrastructure trends impacting on your organisation
  • Tips to gain organisational efficiencies
  • Management masterclass
  • Improving productivity through Leadership Excellence
  • Current issues facing local government

 

 

 

Google Advertisement

Tags