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Coal Seam Gas - Without Fear or Favour
Date:
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 17:30 to 21:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Giovanni (Joe) Ebono (facilitator), Dr Andrew King, Ross Dunn, Rebecca Pickering, Andrew Brier, Dr Michael Clarke, Dr Helen Fairweather, Drew Hutton , John Edgar
Venue:
Engineering House, Hawken Auditorium, 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Coal seam gas (CSG) has been identified as a key energy source and as a primary growth sector for Queensland industry, forecast to provide significant economic benefit for Queensland. But, this rapidly growing industry has generated intense interest and controversy.
Electric Vehicles and Sustainable Transport
Date:
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 18:45 to 20:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Dr Andrew Simpson
Venue:
Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Andrew will provide a technical and up to date discussion of sustainable transport including information on the following items: • the current status of Electric Vehicles; • the future role of Electric Vehicles in a broader vision for urban sustainability.
Humanitarian Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure
Date:
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 19:00 to 20:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Anna Nicholson, Marijke Coenders and Subha Balasubramanian
Venue:
Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
In line with the Engineers Australia theme The Year of Humanitarian Engineering the SEng and EWB present: Hand in Hand trip to Tibet Kooma Amenties Project
Ventilated Air Methane
Date:
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 14:00 to 15:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Dr. Mike Clarke
Venue:
Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Ventilated Air Methane (VAM) is methane released during coal mining that as a fugitive emission finds its way into the mine exhaust air. VAM can be captured and made inert by oxidation or it can also be a useful subsidiary fuel for power generation. In this talk, methods of VAM destruction will be discussed as will its use in power generation.
Waterways - in the aftermath of the Brisbane floods
Date:
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 17:00 to 19:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
David Robinson - Qld Climate Change Centre of Excellence, Dr Wenju Cai - CSIRO, Dr Piet Filet - Healthy Waterways, Prof Hubert Chanson - UQ
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House Brisbane
Synopsis:
In response to the Brisbane floods experienced earlier this year the SEng and the Water Panel have combined to assemble a range to speakers to address waterways issues in relation to the Brisbane floods.
Energy from Waste
Date:
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 17:30 to 19:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Mr. Mark Glover, Director Eco Waste Pty Ltd
Venue:
Engineering House, Hawken Auditorium, 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Energy from Waste (EfW) is utilised in many parts of the world as the primary method of municipal wastes management that also has the benefits of energy recovery and wastes sterilisation. It is a one of the levels on the wastes hierarchy and complements reuse and recycling.
Energy from Wastes (EfW)
Date:
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 17:30 to 19:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Mr. Mark Glover, Director Eco Waste Pty Ltd
Venue:
Engineering House, Hawken Auditorium, 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Energy from Waste (EfW) is utilised in many parts of the world as the primary method of municipal wastes management that also has the benefits of energy recovery and wastes sterilisation. It is a one of the levels on the wastes hierarchy and complements reuse and recycling.
Urban Development, Population Growth & Engineering
Date:
Monday, November 22, 2010 - 17:30 to 19:00
Event:
Sydney Events
Presenter:
Steve Driscoll, Director, Sustainability and Policy, Landcom
Venue:
Engineers Australia Ground Floor Harricks Auditorium
Synopsis:
Urban Development, Population Growth & Engineering
Noosa Fish Kills - What really happened?
Date:
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 17:30 to 19:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Dr Matt Landos
Venue:
Engineering House, Hawken Auditorium, 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
In August 2008 the Noosa River Aust Bass spawned 2 million embryos and most developed with 2 heads and 2 hearts and died within 48 hours. Matt is on the taskforce that is investigating the Fish Kill event and he will discuss the implications for inshore aquatic ecosystems.
An Evening on "Sustainable Cities, the Water Cycle and their interaction" in conjuction with the SEng National AGM
Date:
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 18:00 to 21:45
Event:
National Events
Presenter:
Monica Richtor - Australian Conservation Foundation and Dr Jean Venables - Venables Consultancy UK
Venue:
The Irish Club, 175 Elizabeth Street, BRISBANE QLD 4000
Synopsis:
An Evening on "Sustainable Cities, the Water Cycle and their interaction" in conjuction with the SEng National AGM

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