Archive Events QLD

"Do The Math!" - Film Screening
Date:
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
David Hood
Venue:
QUT
Synopsis:
"Do the Math!" film screening
Brisbane District Cooling System
Date:
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 17:45
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Andrew Chamberlin
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House
Synopsis:
Learn about the Brisbane District Cooling System being investigated by CitySmart for the Brisbane Central Business District.
Carbon Farming
Date:
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Wilf Finn, Norton Rose and Lauren Cunningham, Dept of Climate Change
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
This session will provide an overview of the carbon farming initiatives and how it can be practically implemented.
The Brisbane 2011 Floods - 2 Years on (Part 1 Backflow Prevention)
Date:
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Steve Posselt
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Steve Posselt Managing Director, Australian Water Engineers, as supplier of backflow prevention devices will describe available devices with comments on suitability for the Brisbane River and the role of engineers.
Qld Green Tape Reduction Act - What you need to know
Date:
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Lawrie Wade - Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
The Environmental Protection (Greentape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 (Greentape Reduction Act) primarily amends the licensing framework under the EP Act and will come into force on 30 March 2013.
SSEE & WMAA 13th Annual Environmental Undergraduate Student Award Night
Date:
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Multiple Undergraduate Students
Venue:
OJW Room, Level 12, S Block, QUT, George Street Brisbane
Synopsis:
This years event is being hosted by the University of Queensland at the St Lucia Campus. The purpose of the night is to allow Environmental Engineering and Science undergraduate students from Queensland universities to feature their thesis and project work to an audience of industry professionals and fellow students.
Policy to Pavement - Creating Vibrant Streetscapes
Date:
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Cassandra Denney, Clouston Associates
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
In this presentation, Cassandra provided an overview of the Policy2Pavement initiative, a tool recently developed to aid the creation of vibrant streetscapes.
SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT TRAINING - Policy Plans and Projects
Date:
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 08:30 to Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 17:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Dr Vikki Uhlmann
Venue:
The Keays Room, Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Do you want to make a difference but are not sure how? Sustainability assessment is an emerging tool to direct decision making towards sustainability and deliver better outcomes for business and the community as a whole. In this course you will learn about the use of sustainability assessment as a both a regulatory tool that goes beyond traditional environmental impact assessment and an internal planning tool to transform organisational decision making and subsequent operations.
Ethics and Sustainability in Engineering
Date:
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Dr Peter Bowden
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House
Synopsis:
This presentation examines the ethical issues engineers face, and the approaches taken by responsible people in the industry, including Engineers Australia.
Infrastructure Sustainability Foundation Training Course
Date:
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 (All day) to Wednesday, June 20, 2012 (All day)
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Rick Walters, Antony Sprigg
Venue:
Saxons - Level 11, 300 Adelaide Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
On 29 February, 2012, the Australian Green Infrastructure Council (AGIC) launched the Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) rating scheme to deliver social, economic and environmental improvements across the design, construction and operation of Australia’s infrastructure. In order to guide infrastructure stakeholders (involved in investment, planning, procurement, design, construction and operations) on the use of the tool, the IS Foundation Training Course has been developed and AGIC is pleased to announce the first round of training courses. On successful completion of this course, participants will develop a good understanding of the IS rating scheme and will be able to assess projects or assets using the IS rating tool.

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