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Rapid transition to low carbon economy, Engineering in a +2C world, Limits, Risks, Education
Date:
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Dr Karl Braganza (Bureau of Meteorology), Mr Ian Dunlop, Mr Michael Nolan (AECOM)
Venue:
Innovation Hub (lower level) Engineers Australia, L 31, 600 Bourke Street Melbourne
Synopsis:
This event will look at the impacts of global warming will have on the Australian landscape, ecosystems, water availability, agriculture, oceans and our infrastructure. The risks and urgency of action to address a crises rapidly becoming beyond human control will be presented and discussed.
WA Undergraduate Researcher Award Evening 2015
Date:
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 17:00
Event:
W.A. Events
Presenter:
Venue:
Auditorium, Engineers Australia, 712 Murray Street, West Perth
Synopsis:
The Engineers Australia (WA) Sustainable Engineering Society (SENG) inaugural Undergraduate Researcher Award recognises a student who presents an outstanding final year project aligned with the EA Sustainability Charter - Objectives for Sustainable Development.
People's Climate March
Date:
Friday, November 27, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, November 29, 2015 (All day)
Event:
International Events
Presenter:
n/a
Venue:
Capital cities around Austalia and the World
Synopsis:
As world leaders meet in Paris for the United Nations climate summit, we will gather in Australian cities and walk alongside millions of people in hundreds of major cities around the world. By coming together we can show that our government is out of step with the Australian community and the rest of the world. We will march to show that we want an end to fossil fuels and a planned transition to 100% renewable energy. We will march to demand our politicians back all communities that are building a better, safer and fairer future for all. We will march because from here on in, we’re all in.
Engineering a Steady State Economy
Date:
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Jane O'Sullivan, Richard Sanders and Candice Quartermain
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
On a finite planet nothing physical can keep on growing forever. How can engineering contribute to achieving a sustainable and prosperous economy?
Renewable Energy - Fostering Innovation
Date:
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Mr Oliver Yates, CEO Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Ms Sarah McLeod, AGL Energy Limited and Dr Stephen Bygrave, CEO Beyond Zero Emissions
Venue:
Auditorium, Engineers Australia, Level 31, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Synopsis:
The energy sector and particularly electricity generation offers great opportunities to reduce emissions by transitioning to low or no emissions technologies. This seminar will cover aspects of fostering this transition from perspectives of an investor, a major energy company and a community organisation.
Implementing Sustainability Workshop
Date:
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 17:00
Event:
Sydney Events
Presenter:
David Rice
Venue:
Engineers Australia Auditorium, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood
Synopsis:
Engineers Australia has a Code of Ethics that requires us to ‘promote sustainability’. We now have policies for Sustainability and for Climate Change. But what might this mean to your practice?
SENG & WMAA 16th Annual Environmental Undergraduate Student Award Night
Date:
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 18:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
various final year environmental engineering students
Venue:
Science and Engineering Centre (P block), QUT Garden Point campus
Synopsis:
The annual student awards night allows 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.
Implementation of Water Sensitive Urban Design in South Australia
Date:
Monday, October 12, 2015 - 17:30 to 19:30
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
Dr David Kemp, Mellissa Bradley, Ruth Ward and Linda-Marie McDowell.
Venue:
The Joinery - 111 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000
Synopsis:
Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) can be defined as “an approach to urban planning and design that integrates the management of the total water cycle into the urban development process”. Four leaders in this field will present on the progress in WSUD in South Australia, with an emphasis on stormwater management.
Interactive Seminar – EA National Sustainability Strategy Update
Date:
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 18:00
Event:
W.A. Events
Presenter:
David Rice FIEAust CPEng
Venue:
Engineers Australia, 712 Murray Street West Perth WA
Synopsis:
This interactive seminar will cover the following: EA Sustainability agenda - find out what has already happened. Where we are now. Where do we want to be? A Q&A inviting attendees to suggest additional actions/events/services that EA WA Division can provide to further EA’s national sustainability agenda
SENG 2015 Conference
Date:
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 08:30 to Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 18:00
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
Many from Business, Government, NFP
Venue:
Adelaide Convention Centre
Synopsis:
The bi-annual conference is to be held in Adelaide this year. The theme of the conference is "Dynamic EcoLibrium 2015" and is about finding the balance between Ecosystems and Economics in the fields of Energy, Resources, Infrastructure and Consumption. Great Leadership is essential to achieve the right balance and lasting legacy for the future.

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