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Pathways to Sustainable Development - Engineers Without Borders Australia
Pathways to Sustainable Development

Saturday 24th November 2018 at 8:50 AM until 6:00 PM

Location: Advanced Engineering Building (Bldg 49 -301), The University of Queensland, St. Lucia , QLD (View map)

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The Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Queensland is excited to present our premier conference: Pathways to Sustainable Development! 


Please join us and our guest speakers this Saturday 24/11 at UQ's Advanced Engineering Building (Building 49 Space 301).

It will be a full day of knowledge sharing and networking in community and sustainable development.

The conference features speakers prominent in their fields, covering the following areas:

•   Project management and systems design
•   Energy
•   Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
•   Community Development

Pathways to Sustainable Development aims to share knowledge and inspire people in development.
All are welcome to attend this biennial conference; those in industry, students and the wider community.

Engineers attending the conference can get up to 6 hours of CPD. 

Make sure you pay to secure a place or let us know about paying on the day. 
You need to pay online to get a receipt and to have a record for continuing professional development (CPD) hours.


What: Pathways to Sustainable Development Conference
Why: Dialogue and share knowledge on innovations and experiences in sustainable development
Who: Conference for industry, students and wider community
When:  Saturday 24 November Add to Calendar
                8:45am for 9am - 5pm (Networking from 5pm onwards)
Where: Advanced Engineering Building (Building 49 Space 301),
                       The University of Queensland at St Lucia
How:  Register on the right -> click "Purchase my ticket"
                       It only takes a minute.


Getting there:
By Public Transport: Catch a high frequency bus to UQ Lakes (Route 66, 169 or 209) or Chancellors Place (412 or 428)
Google maps journey planner

Parking Information: Casual Parking suggest parking in Grey or Blue zones (map)
P11 Conifer Knoll Car park or Sir William MacGregor Dr

Parking payment: Pay by Plate machine find on the map or download CellOPark app 

Please bring your waterbottle or keepcup in light of sustainability

=================== Conference Schedule =====================

8:45 Arrival/Registration

9:10 Welcome/Introduction

9.25 Keynote Speaker: 

EWB's work in development and the important role that EWB play in enabling the achievement of the SDGs
Sustainable development for sanitation in challenging environments in Cambodia
The ATEC Biodigester that was recognised as South East Asia’s number one Social Enterprise in 2016

10:00 Project Management/ System Design

Engineers and long term transformational programs
Managing Sustainable Change through projects

11:15 Morning Tea

11:45 Energy

Change making: how engineers can inject optimism into climate emergency solutions
Synchronising power plant expansion and rural electrification agenda with emission reduction targets in Indonesia

13:00 Lunch

13:45 Water/ Sanitation/ Hygiene

Pathways into development - persisting through failure
Approaches for tackling the Global sanitation crisis

15:00 Afternoon Tea

15.30 'Green' Engineering and Community Development

Design Your Creek Week - an immersive and collaborative week of co-design for Ipswich's Small Creek
Substation 33 - The journey - providing a workplace for vulnerable people to transition to sustainable employment through electronic waste recycling

16.45 Conclusion

17.00 Networking



Please click HERE for the conference schedule or download the conference flyer

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Got queries about the conference? email ewbpathways [at] gmail.com

This event is sponsored by Bechtel and memobottle


Get involved with EWB QLD:

1. Become an EWB member
2. Log in to our website
3. Visit ewb.org.au/qld
4. Click on ‘Join this chapter’
5. Welcome to the EWB community!