Emerging technology at the forefront for new industry event

The IPWEA NSW is launching its inaugural Emerging Technologies in Public Infrastructure Conference this June, with registrations for the event now open.The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia NSW Division is launching its inaugural Emerging Technologies in Public Infrastructure Conference this June, with registrations for the event now open.

The event will bring together a range of industry thought leaders and trendsetters across government, the private sector and suppliers to discsuss how to build stronger public infrastructure soluttions through emerging technologies.

Registrations are open for the event, which takes place on 15-16 June 2017 at the Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf in Sydney.

The IPWEA NSW is a not for profit, membership based, organisation representing engineers and others involved in the provision of public works and services primarily within the government sector.

“With a mission to enhance the quality of life of NSW Communities through excellence in public works and services it is timely for the industry’s peak representative body to coordinate such a prestigious conference of sector leaders” said the IPWEA (NSW) CEO, John Roydhouse said in a statement.

“NSW is witnessing tremendous growth in investment in public infrastructure and emerging technologies are crucial to ensure the future needs of our communities are met, whether they be;- transport and freight links, energy solutions, or water security and waste management  across our cities and in regional areas” Mr. Roydhouse stated.

The exciting new conference will showcase 12 practical case studies and provide insight into how industry can drive Australian cities into the near future.

Just some of the key industry leaders and innovators set to talk at the conference include:

– Dr Stuart Minchin, Chief Environmental Geosciences Division, Geoscience Australia

– Christopher Norman, Director – Digital Government, ACT Government

– Marcus Burke, Project Director – Heavy Vehicle Compliance and Technology, National Transport Commission

– Evan Walker, Director – Smart Innovation Centre, Transport for NSW

– Kim Woodbury, Chief Operating Officer, City of Sydney

– Nabil Saleh, Chief Information Officer, Woollahra Municipal Council

– Andrew Downie, Chief Information and Digital Officer, City of Greater Geelong

– Stephen Fernando, Chief Financial Officer & Manager Business Services, Mackay Regional Council

– Jarrod Burton, Chief Remote Pilot, Hydro Tasmania

For more information and to register, go to: http://www.publicinfrastructure.com.au

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