QLD Chapter Information

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Information about the Queensland Sustainable Engineering Society (SENG Qld) branch.

Our goals are:-
  • Delivering professional development opportunities for our members
  • Encouraging sustainable practices in all professions and engineering disciplines
  • Provide opportunities for networking an liaison between industry, students and government
  • Keeping members updated on new initiatives and developments in sustainability and environmental engineering
  • Providing a forum for dialogue on current issues relating to sustainability, the environment and climate change
 
Activities:-
  • Technical seminars to share information and provide CPD (continual professional development)
  • Annual student award evening
  • Workshops, breakfasts, site visits, discussion forums
  • Provide comments on policy and discussion papers
  • Input into the SENG supplement in the WME Magazine
  • Represent QLD on the SENG National Board and the Environmental College
 

Our 2017 session schedule:

 
DATE TOPIC SPEAKER(S)
27 June 2017 Movie & Discussion Panel –
The Age of Consequences
Tim Dalmau – Dalmau Consulting
Steve Posselt FIE(Aust) - Climate activist and adventurer, Kayak4Earth
Lara Harland FIE(Aust) – EnviroEngineering Services
Prof David Hood AM HonFIE(Aust) - Deputy Chairman of BZE, and Chairman of the Long Future Foundation
August 2017 Australian Engineering Week  
10 October 2017 Seminar –
Sustainable Transport - reality or pipe dream?
Rachel Smith – Author, Decongestion
Gerard Reardon - Director, MRCagney
18 October 2017 18th Annual Qld Environmental Engineering Student Awards Night
Co-hosted by Griffith University

 

18 October 2017 2017 SENG Conference – MELBOURNE
Engineering Sustainable Cities
November Seminar – in planning TBA  

Seminar schedules for previous years can be accessed here. (2010 schedule) (2011 schedule) (2012 schedule) (2013 schedule) (2014 schedule) (2015 schedule) (2016 schedule)

We welcome participation from the community, professionals and interested individuals.

If you would like to suggest any topics or activities please do not hesitate to contact our committee.