NT Water in the Bush 2018

NT Water in the Bush  2018
Call for abstracts now open!


The Northern Territory Branch is delighted to present the 29th Water in the Bush Conference, this year to be held on Friday 19th October 2018.

Water in the Bush brings together water professionals, the community and industry from across northern Australia and is the annual event to renew friendships and networks, and participate in conversations about the current and future state of water in the North.

In 2017 the event attracted over 130 delegates and included presentations from local, interstate and international water professionals.

The NT Water Awards will be presented at the conference networking event following the conference on Friday evening.

Call for Abstracts
The Australian Water Association would like to encourage you to submit an abstract for this exciting conference. Submissions from all disciplines and professional backgrounds will be considered, from graduates to chief executives, independent operators to scientific researchers. Abstract submissions will be chosen based on the selection criteria and relevance to the key themes of the conference. Technical, non-technical and case study presentations are welcome.
Abstract submissions close Monday 16th July

Key conference themes
Water Quality and Emerging Contaminants
Fracking, Water and Energy 
Management of Micropollutants in the Urban Water Cycle
PFAS
Drinking Water Quality Management - the Move to Health Based Targets
Importance of Catchment Management
The Implementation of a Drinking Water Quality Management System at PWC

Water Governance, Policy, Regulation and Structure 
Water Policy, Governance and Regulation
River Basin Planning 
Asset Management
Inspiring Change, People and Organisations in the Water Sector

Water Management in Regional Australia 

Challenges and Opportunities for Rural, Remote and Regional Communities 
How to Improve Management of Water Supplied to Remote Communities
The Differing of Water Management Issues between Southern and Northern Australia; Remote/Regional vs Metropolitan, Desert/Arid/Tropical/Temperate/Sub-alpine

 Customers and Community
Customer Driven Service Provision
Enhancing Customer Experience, Perception and Expectation
Community Engagement to Drive Business Strategies, Decisions and Deliver outcomes

 Wastewater Management
Opportunities and Challenges for the NT
Decentralization vs. Centralization Policies
Wastewater Reuse
Wastewater quality management and odour control

 Water Infrastructure and Research
Operations and Asset Management
Water and Wastewater Infrastructures Projects (Showcase)
Research & Development (Water and Wastewater)
Innovation (Water and Wastewater)
Advances in Monitoring, Modelling, Design and Construction approaches
Data Analytics for Decision Making – IoT and Big Data


Download call for abstracts flyer 



Event details
Water in the Bush Conference 
Date: Friday, 19 October 2018
Time: Full day
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, 116 Esplanade, Darwin City

Conference Networking Evening (Drinks & Canapés) - NT Water Awards Announced.

Date: Friday 19 October 2018
Time: Following the conference
Venue: TBC


REGISTRATION OPENS JULY 2018

 

        Member        Non-member 
Friday (day conference only)  $150 $210
Friday & Conference networking evening  $220 $310
Conference networking evening
$80
$110


NB: Student and speaker discounts available, please contact 
Katie Trevor on 02 9467 8419


Trade Exhibition
The trade display was a new and very successful addition to Water in the Bush in 2017, with all trade tables selling out instantly. With limited capacity for this year’s event we advise you to book now to ensure your organisation doesn’t miss the opportunity to be seen in the NT! For more information click here
 
Sponsorship opportunities available 

Water in the Bush is a must-attend event in the NT and is the best opportunity for your organisation to improve relationships, build contacts and support the Australian Water Association's Northern Territory efforts. If your organisation is looking for opportunities to get in front of the NT water sector, get in touch with us on the below details to find out more.

Conference and Sponsorship enquiries: Katie Trevor, Northern Territory Branch Manager
P: 02 9467 8419 / E: ktrevor@awa.asn.au
Exhibition enquiries: Steve Comey, Senior Exhibition Manager
P: 0414 919 424 / E: scomey@awa.asn.au




Thank you to our sponsors:

                            
Young Water Professional           Principal Banking Sponsor                               
of the Year Award Sponsor 


When:
19/10/2018 8:00 AM - 19/10/2018 8:00 PM

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