Archive Events SA

Energy - Driving Our society
Date:
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 08:30 to 14:00
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
6 speakers and panel discussion
Venue:
The Vines, Mclaren Vale
Synopsis:
Topics cover: Energy flow in Australia, renewable energy, storage, Electric Vehicle presenation and demonstration, Energy Efficiency, Hydrogen as a fuel source.
1. Urban Design. 2. Consumerism on a Finite Planet
Date:
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 17:15 to 19:15
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
Dr Steffen Lehmann; Dr Robert Crocker
Venue:
Sir Robert Chapman Theatre
Synopsis:
Rob Crocker: Consumerism: Psychological problem, driven by economics, underpinned by engineering. How consumerism came about, its impact on a finite planet, and how engineers are very much a part of it. Steffen Lehmann: Transforming Cities for Sustainability. This presentation explores the challenge of urbanisation and the strategies required to future-proof cities; such as implementing compact mixed-use urban design strategies for transport, living, infrastructure, storm water and mitigating the urban heat island effect
Biophilic Communities and SENG National Overview
Date:
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 17:15
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
Darren Bilsborough; Graham Davies
Venue:
Sir Robert Chapman Theatre, Engineers Australia, Level 11, 108 King William Street, Adelaide, SA
Synopsis:
An overview of SENG national conference and key issues. A Biophilic City will absorb more carbon than it emits, and will literally breathe life into its surroundings. It will positively influence its local climate, will provide sustenance and contribute to the wellbeing of its inhabitants, and will promise higher economic productivity through a healthier workforce and more efficient use of natural resources.
Repower Port Augusta Presentation & Politics Forum
Date:
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 17:15
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
Venue:
Sir Robert Chapman Theatre, Engineers Australia, Level 11, 108 King William Street, Adelaide SA
Synopsis:
There is now an ideal opportunity to implement Concentrated Solar Power at Pt Augusta. This would have far reaching benefits for SA and Australia, but requires Government commitment. Technical aspects on the project will be discussed, which will be followed thereafter with a forum on engineers involvement in politics and policy.
Cleantech Investment and Renewable Energy Network Demand
Date:
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
John O' Brien, Catherine Way
Venue:
Engineers Australia, Adelaide - Level 11, 108 King William Street
Synopsis:
Overview Energy Demand: An interrogation of the energy demand and wind profiles in South Australia, integration issues, network balancing and energy storage. Overview Cleantech Business Opportunity: It is essential that companies embrace sustainability, however this is not just about complying and saving, but also about the business opportunities that exist and the ever increasing investment in clean technology
Sustainable Impact Assessment - Policy Plans & Projects
Date:
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 08:30 to Friday, March 15, 2013 - 17:00
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
Dr Vikki Uhlmann
Venue:
Engineers Australia Level 11, 108 King William St, Adelaide
Synopsis:
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 both a regulatory tool that goes beyond traditional environmental impact assessment and an internal planning tool to transform organisational decision making and subsequent operations.
Big Benefits for Business - Sustainability in Practice
Date:
Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 17:30
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
Robert Lyons, Lara Harland, Katie Hulmes
Venue:
Synopsis:
Save money, resources and blitz your sustainability targets in a single bound!

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