Archive Events VIC

Sustainable Building Materials: What’s next?
Date:
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 18:00
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
David Baggs, CEO Global GreenTag, Paul Wilson CEO Phase Change Energy Solutions Australia, and Jeffrey Robinson, Aurecon
Venue:
John Connell Auditorium, 21 Bedford Street North Melbourne
Synopsis:
This seminar will focus on approaches to sustainable building practice from perspectives of design and specification, and advances in innovative materials.
Which Policies and Projects will Deliver Sustainable Transport for Melbourne?
Date:
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Dr John Stone (Melb Uni), Dr Graham Currie (Monash Uni)
Venue:
Rooms A and B, Ground Floor, 21 Bedford Street, North Melbourne
Synopsis:
Presentations and panel discussion on sustainable transport policies for Melbourne.
Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change
Date:
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 17:00
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Dr Mark Diesendorf
Venue:
Lecture Theatre S3 (Building 25), Monash University, Clayton
Synopsis:
A presentation in association with Monash University Office of Environmental Sustainability
Vic Chapter AGM and Climate talk
Date:
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Dr Graeme Pearman
Venue:
John Connell Auditorium, 21 Bedford Street North Melbourne
Synopsis:
The Annual General Meeting of SENG Victoria Chapter will provide a report to members on the Chapter's activities during 2013 and plans for 2014. It will also be an opportunity for members to join the committee and nominate for office bearer roles. The formalities will be followed by an address by eminent climate scientist Dr Graeme Pearman on the recent IPCC report and related social and policy issues.
Integrated Water Management for Victoria
Date:
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Bridget Weatherall (Living Victoria) & Rhys Anderson (Arup)
Venue:
John Connell Auditorium, 21 Bedford Street North Melbourne
Synopsis:
This seminar will cover aspects of water management in Victoria.
Sustainable Cities and Urban Growth
Date:
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Mr Nicholas Low and Mr Phil Carter
Venue:
John Connell Auditorium, 21 Bedford Street North Melbourne
Synopsis:
The Transport Integration Act 2010 has the vision that "recognises the aspirations of Victorians for an integrated and sustainable transport system that contributes to an inclusive, prosperous and environmentally responsible State." This seminar will provide insights into the challenges and possibilities of translating such aspirations into reality.
The true cost of the natural environment
Date:
Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Mr Carl Obst and Mr Charles Berger, ACF
Venue:
John Connell Auditorium, 21 Bedford Street North Melbourne
Synopsis:
Often in project planning or feasibility, the true value of the natural environment seems not to be accounted for. But what is the value of the natural environment and what, as engineers, can we do to ensure our natural environment is not undervalued?
Cutting Edge Renewable Energy Technologies
Date:
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Various, tba
Venue:
John Connell Auditorium, 21 Bedford Street North Melbourne
Synopsis:
This session will include presentations from people working at the cutting edge of wave, geothermal, and concentrated solar power generation technologies, as well as hydrogen energy storage.
Coal Seam Gas - environmental impacts
Date:
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Dr Gavin Mudd (Monash University) & Mr Dave Campin (Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland
Venue:
John Connell Auditorium, 21 Bedford Street North Melbourne
Synopsis:
Coal Seam Gas (CSG) is often promoted as a major new energy resource that will power much of the world's industries over coming decades. Australia has considerable reserves of this resource, particularly in Queensland and also NSW and Victoria. But what are the environmental ramifications of exploiting this resource? Concerns include contamination of groundwater and unintended release into the atmosphere causing air pollution and adding to greenhouse gases. This presentation will examine these issues in detail.
Sustainable Transport
Date:
Monday, March 18, 2013 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Patrick Hearps, BZE and William McDougall, SKM
Venue:
John Connell Auditorium, Engineering House, 21 Bedford Street, North Melbourne
Synopsis:
This session will provide an overview of Beyond Zero Emissions Transport Plan including Melbourne’s current transport system and expenditure, a proposal for high speed rail networks and an explanation on the methodology of urban transport. Our second speaker, Fiona Calvert from the Victorian Department of Transport will discuss transport planning issues generally in Melbourne.

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