Ecocity World Summit 2017
12-07-2017 / / 3 Days
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
The Ecocity Summit series, held every two years since 1990, has developed into one of the most globally significant forums for addressing the complex challenges facing humanity in a rapidly urbanising world. Further details of the history and context of the Ecocity Summit series can be found on the web site of Ecocity Builders.
Ecocity 2017: Changing Cities: Resilience and Transformations is being hosted by the University of Melbourne, Western Sydney University, the Government of Victoria and the City of Melbourne. The 2017 Summit will bring together a diverse mix of researchers, policy makers and citizens with a common focus on identifying and creating pathways to more sustainable, resilient and equitable cities.
Ecocity 2017 will address the unprecedented ecological, economic, political and cultural challenges – and opportunities – facing the world’s cities through a focus on six major themes:
- Climate and energy transformations
- Food and water security
- Smart cities for people
- Healthy and caring cities
- Culturally vibrant cities
- Governance, infrastructure and finance
For more information and to register, go to: http://www.ecocity2017.com
Australian Society for Concrete Pavements 4th Concrete Pavements Conference
16-07-2017 / / 3 Days
Mantra on Salt Beach, Kingscliff, NSW
The ASCP 4th Concrete Pavements Conference, hosted by the Australian Society for Concrete Pavements is set to be held at the Mantra on Salt Beach, Kingscliff, NSW on 17th – 18th July, 2017.
The two day professional development program will comprise keynote and concurrent presentations on Monday, 17th and Tuesday, 18th July, with evening networking functions being held on Sunday, 16th and Monday, 17th July.
The ASCP Concrete Pavements Conferences present papers from both Australian and international professionals, providing our industry with access to the latest developments in design, construction, materials and equipment information, globally.
This conference provides a unique opportunity to bring together the best and brightest minds within the heavy duty concrete pavements industry (and beyond) to share and gain knowledge, experience and expertise – and build strong collaborative partnerships.
To view the full conference program and to register, please visit the official Conference website at http://www.ascpconference.com.au
17th AAPA International Flexible Pavement Conference
13-08-2017 / / 4 Days
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia
The 17th AAPA International Flexible Pavements Conference: Embracing Disruption is a key industry event that will draw delegates from around the globe to discuss the future of the flexible pavement sector.
The aim of the conference is to help prepare the Australian flexible pavements sector for future challenges, by openly discussing the possible disruption that will come through new digital and physical environments and technologies. The main objective is to provide a platform for the flexible pavement industry and its stakeholders, suppliers and partners to share, consider and plan for the impacts and changes and ensure the continued growth and success of our sector.
For more information, go to: https://www.aapa.asn.au/news-and-events/Conf17
Building the Territory – NT Resources Week
16-08-2017 / / 2 Days
Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Australia
Northern Territory Construction & Building Conference
Building the Territory – Civil Construction, Defence and Infrastructure
Building the Territory will once again focus on the economic outlook for the Northern Territory, government and private investment, opportunities for growth and updates on major committed, planned and proposed construction projects.
The conference is proudly supported by the Northern Territory Government.
The event provides a vital meeting place for businesses to hear about the new opportunities and developments for the built environment in the Territory from the government, project owners and industry leaders.
The event will focus on the following topics:
- NT Government updates and economic outlook for the construction industry
- Updates on major committed, planned and proposed construction projects
- Looking beyond defence to grow the NT economy – Projects Breaking Ground in 2017
- The next wave of defence projects providing opportunities for businesses of all sizes
- Improving access, transport and infrastructure in the Territory
- What’s being done to stimulate private sector investment to free up limited taxpayers’ funds for essential services?
- Construction capacity to spare – what’s being done to bridge the gaps?
- Plans for pastoral assets in the NT
- Bigger and better Home Improvement Scheme
- What can be done to further position the NT as a globally recognised region offering huge potential and investment opportunities?
- Strategic industrial land development opportunities
- Regional & urban strategic planning & generational infrastructure
- Power & utilities construction for growth in NT
- The potential for large scale solar in the NT – lessons learned from other states
At Building the Territory you will hear the latest updates from the major construction projects that are forming the crucial backbone to NT’s growing resources sector.
For more information and to register, go to: http://www.ntresourcesweek.com.au/building-the-territory-conference/
Bridge Asset Management & Renewal Conference
30-08-2017 / / 2 Days
Sydney Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Bridges are complex pieces of infrastructure with specific safety needs. Local and State Government officials across Australia are struggling to maintain their bridge portfolio on limited funding.
The recently announced Bridge Renewal Programme commits over $360 million over five years to renew Local and State Government bridges across Australia. This provides asset owners with a vital opportunity to renew their ageing assets and drive improvement in their transport infrastructure.
The ‘Bridge Asset Management & Renewal’ conference will focus on:
- How to strategically plan your bridge portfolio on limited funding
- How to improve your inspection techniques & conduct innovative maintenance works
- How to manage the replacement & renewal processes
Who will attend?
This conference is attracting senior stakeholders from State and Local Government with responsibility for:
- Asset Management
- Capital Works
- Maintenance Work
- Bridge Upgrades & Renewal
For more information and to register, go to: https://www.criterionconferences.com/event/bridge/
The Safety in Action Conference 2017
05-09-2017 / / 2 Days
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
The Safety in Action Conference is a two-day, high profile conference for Safety leaders.
The Safety in Action Conference brings together safety leaders in the health and safety profession, to encourage global involvement and networking across the two days.
Over 700 delegates have attended the conference in the last two years to hear from regulators, thought-leaders and International keynotes who are making a difference in safety culture.
This year’s program will explore key Health & Safety topics, by linking Safety Strategy, Leadership and Culture.
Running concurrently with the Workplace Wellness and Return to Work Conference, and in adjacent rooms, attendees will be able to switch sessions and plan a track to suit their requirements.
Co-located with the three conferences is the Safety in Action Trade show, Australia’s leading occupational health and safety event. The Safety in Action Show is trade only event and is free to attend. Find out more here.
For more information and to register for the conference, click here.
2017 Australasian Road Safety Conference (ARSC2017)
10-10-2017 / / 3 Days
Crown Perth, Perth, WA.
The 2017 instalment of the annual Australasian Road Safety Conference (ARSC2017) will once again provide an engaging platform for discussion around Australasia’s road safety sector, albeit with a new and exciting location.
The event is being held in Perth on the banks of the stunning Swan River at the Crown complex from Tuesday to Thursday, 10 – 12 October this year.
With a theme of “Expanding our horizons”, ARSC will showcase the leading research, practitioners, policy-makers and industry leaders within the wider realm of road safety.
The conference will cover a range of issues identified in the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety, including: road safety management, infrastructure, safe vehicles, user behaviour and post-crash care.
A variety of expert national and international speakers will touch on major technological developments in the field, including research, education, policies and management strategies, across the range of presentations, workshops and interactive symposia held at the conference.
ARSC2017 is expected to attract more than 500 delegates from a wide pool of sectors in the wider road safety industry.
For more information go to: http://australasianroadsafetyconference.com.au/