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Koala's in SEQ - With a special guest from Australia Zoo!
Date:
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 18:00 to 19:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Warren Mortlock, DEHP and Claude Lacasse, Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Warren will discuss the best management practices to minimise the impact of development and human activities on Koalas along with the future of legislation which is currently in place to help protect them. Claude will provide some firsthand information on the issues facing Koala's and other wildlife in SEQ.
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
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.
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.
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.
SENG & WMAA 14th Annual Environmental Undergraduate Student Award Night
Date:
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 18:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
various final year environmental engineering students
Venue:
Griffith Eco Centre
Synopsis:
This year's event is being hosted by the Griffith University. 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.
New Trends in Environmental Law: Wild Law and the Rights of Nature
Date:
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 17:45
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Michelle Maloney and Jo-Anne Bragg
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
This seminar features an introduction to Wild Law (or ‘Earth Jurisprudence’) and Rights of Nature by Michelle Maloney, National Convenor of the Australian Earth Laws Alliance. Jo-Ann Bragg, Principal Solicitor of the Environmental Defender’s Office Queensland will then discuss current trends in Queensland and Australian environmental law, and both speakers will discuss the potential and barriers for having Earth centred law and governance (including Rights of Nature legislation) in Australia .
SENG 2013 Conference
Date:
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 08:00 to Friday, September 20, 2013 - 17:00
Event:
ACT Events
Presenter:
keynote speaker: Shane Rattenbury
Venue:
National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT Australia
Synopsis:
Join us in the nation’s capital, the political heart of the nation, to provide real leadership that can shape the sustainable future of Australia.
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.
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.

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