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Infrastructure Sustainability Foundation Training Course
Date:
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 (All day)
Event:
Sydney Events
Presenter:
Rick Walters, Antony Sprigg
Venue:
Saxons - Level 10, 10 Barrack Street, Sydney
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.
A Sustainable Electricity Industry for Australia
Date:
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 18:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Patrick Hearps (BZE) Tristan Edis (Climate Spectator) and Walter Gerardi (SKM)
Venue:
Synopsis:
This event looks at the technical, economic and policy issues associated with the transition to a sustainable electricity industry.
The Living Building Challenge
Date:
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Phil Cook and Anne Kovachevich
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Phillip and Anne will discuss ways sustainability is being progressed in the construction industry along with current project examples.
Transport planning in the ACT
Date:
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 17:30
Event:
ACT Events
Presenter:
Kristen Blume
Venue:
11 National Circuit Barton ACT
Synopsis:
Kristin Blume Senior Manager, Transport Policy Coordination Transport Planning within the Environment & Sustainable Development of the ACT Government will talk on transport policy in the ACT
Toxins in the Environment - Is mass ecological extinction our future?
Date:
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Dr Matt Landos
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Australia is amidst a wildlife health crisis of an unprecedented scale. Since the industrial revolution, a vast array of synthetic chemicals has been manufactured for a wide variety of uses by humans, including supporting increased agricultural production; industrial compounds; and pharmaceuticals for humans and other animals. However, the sometimes-disastrous impacts on the health of exposed biota and productivity of exposed ecosystems are seemingly being largely overlooked.
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!
Peak Resources - Oil, Phosphorus, Food…
Date:
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Wally Wight, Rowan Barber, Robert Pekin
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Three speakers will present on the topics of: - Peak Oil: a Positive Place Making Tool - Peak Phoshporus: Taking the Piss - Peak Food
WA Chapter AGM and Dinner presentation
Date:
Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 18:30
Event:
W.A. Events
Presenter:
Venue:
Synopsis:
WA SEng Chapter Annual Group Meeting with Guest Speaker Dr Brad Pettitt, Mayor of the City of Freemantle Technologies for a sustainable future - linking local with global.
Climate Skepticism - Effective countering of climate misinformation
Date:
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
John Cook
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
It's imperative that a democratic society base its decisions on accurate information. However, on many issues, particularly when vested interests are concerned, misinformation abounds.
Energy and Emissions - Case Study Cairns Regional Council
Date:
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 17:30 to 19:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Matt Kluck, Arup
Venue:
Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
This presentation will highlight the learnings and experiences taken from Arup’s recent implementation of an on-line Energy and Emissions data management system for capturing, analysing and reporting the greenhouse gas emissions associated with activities under the operational control of Cairns Regional Council.

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