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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.
Wind Power - Myths & Facts
Date:
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Joe Hallenstein, Project Development Manager, RATCH-Australia Corporation
Venue:
Engineering House 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane
Synopsis:
The myths and the facts about electricity from wind generators.
Australian Water Accounting Standards
Date:
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 17:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Andrew Terracini, Bureau of Meteorology
Venue:
QRI Conference Centre 309 Edward Street, Brisbane, QLD
Synopsis:
Hosted by the Water Panel and co-badged by SENG - this seminar is an introduction to the new Australian Water Accounting Standards by the Bureau of Meteorology. ** CANCELLED ** AN ALTERNATIVE DATE WILL BE ADVISED IF POSSIBLE **
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.
Understanding the new international standards for EMS and WH&S
Date:
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 17:30 to 19:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Wayne Hickey
Venue:
Engineers Australia, 447 Upper Edward Street, BRISBANE.
Synopsis:
The world’s most popular environmental management system standard, ISO 14001 is being amended and the new changes are programed for release next year! By 2016 a new ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard should also be available. This presentation will outline the proposed changes.
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
Why Natural Capital is Your Best Asset
Date:
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 17:30 to 19:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Polly Higgins
Venue:
QUT Brisbane, Gardens Point - Z Block, Room 406
Synopsis:
UK Barrister and acclaimed author Polly Higgins is in Australia talking about her work and the urgency of making Ecocide a crime. At the heart of the law of Ecocide is the good governance of our Earth, to prevent dangerous industrial activity and create a legal duty of care on all nations. For more information visit: http://eradicatingecocide.com/ This lecture is presented in conjunction with QUT, the Australian Green Development Forum (AGDF), and the Australian Earth Laws Allaince (AELA).
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

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