TAS Where the Waters Meet Conference 2017

TAS Where the Waters Meet Conference 2017
Tasmania's Premier Water Industry Conference. This year the focus will be on shaping the future of water business with opportunities for professional networking, technical updates and more!

Call for Papers
Conference details
Exhibition
Sponsorship Opportunities

CALL FOR PAPERS
The call for papers for the annual Tasmanian state conference has closed, with record numbers of fantastic submissions - thank you for your contributions. For presenters, all details including key dates can be found here.

CONFERENCE DETAILS


Australian Water Association Tasmania Where the Waters Meet Conference 2017
Shaping the Future of Water Business
Registrations now open! 

Date: Thursday, 24 August 2017
Venue: Wrest Point Convention Centre, Hobart

Highlights of the program include: 
- member only conference breakfast with keynote speaker Stephen Davy - Hydro Tasmania.
- full day conference program including a range of presentations addressing the conference themes 
- bigger than ever trade exhibition 
- post-conference networking function including drinks and canapes  
 
The day's proceedings will include:

SPEAKER PRESENTATION TITLE
Lindsey Brown, Foundry

Making Gender Diversity Work
Myles Coker, GHD
Smart Seeds helping develop a future-ready workforce

Bronwen Sharples, TasWater

Developing a water innovation strategy: a change that adds value

Simon Kovacevic, Wellscape

ARR2016 guidelines, heavily parallelised computing (TUFLOW-HPC) and a Tasmanian case study

Brock Tunnicliffe, City West Water

Virtual reality in the water industry

Oliver Giudici, Hydro Tasmania

Uses of aerial and underwater survey technologies

Andrew Roycroft, Tasmanian Irrigation

Asset Management Plan for Tasmanian Irrigation

Dan Stevens, Beca

The future of water modelling

Catherine Jolly, BoM

Design rainfall (IFD) revision project

David Cooper, Jemrok

Orford Quarry Point sewer outfall

Benjamin Deeley, TasWater

ATP: A tool for the rapid evaluation of water quality

Sue Weedon, DPIPWE

Innovation and technology does not need to be complex or expensive

Ann Pugh, Innovyze

What are operational decision support tools and why are they important?

King Intrapaiboon, UnityWater and
Tony O'Neill, CH2M

Developing the operational workforce of the future: The Operator 2020 Experience


About the Conference
The 2017 Australian Water Association Tasmania Conference will bring together water industry leaders from private, government, and research sectors  to look at the future of water business in Tasmania.
 
This is a fantastic opportunity for industry professionals and academics to showcase their knowledge and contributions on how the water industry can shape the future through innovation and technology, business processes and people. Delegates will have the opportunity to focus on the future, engage with fellow professionals and to broaden their horizons of what is possible and what is in the making already here in Tasmania.
 
This year’s conference, Shaping the Future of Water Business, will address the following theme areas:
• Business Optimisation and Sustainability
• Innovation and Technology - Disrupting the Norm
• Developing the Workforce for the Future
• Diversity in the Water Sector 

The full day program has been tailored for delegates with a range of backgrounds including utility, government, research, policy development, private consulting and industry. Keynote speakers and presenters will share their experience and facilitate discussion by challenging and inspiring delegates.

Download the Program

 Registration type       Member    

 Non-member


Conference Registration (includes networking drinks)

 $242 $352
Conference and Breakfast Registration  $302.50 n/a
Breakfast Registration  $66
n/a

Notes: 
1. Employees of Corporate Members can use the 'Employee of a Corporate Member' registration option to access member rates. Please then specify your 'organisation' to validate member discount.   
2. Conference Presenters (20min) are eligible for discounted Conference Registration. Please enter the discount code provided with your presentation confirmation at the checkout. 

How to register:
1. Click the log in button on the top right hand corner or create account if you are not a member
2. Once logged, click the “Register myself”  button
3. Select the correct registration type
4. Proceed to the checkout for payment


If you have any problems booking conference registrations, or have forgotten your discount code, please contact Natasha Stapleton at nstapleton@awa.asn.au 


TRADE EXHIBITION
Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your business and services to over 100 water industry colleagues.
New to the 2017 conference agenda are a number of Product Pitch Presentations. This is your chance to showcase your product or service to the captive attention of all conference delegates, and is only available to trade exhibitors. To increase product recall, delegates will vote on the most innovative pitch at the close of proceedings. Download the Trade Booth Application Form now.

Delegates will have access to the trade exhibition:
• For 45 minutes prior to the official opening of the conference
• During morning and afternoon tea breaks
• During the conference luncheon
• Throughout the post conference cocktail function

The single trade exhibition package includes:
• 1 x 3m x 3m site
• 1 x dressed trestle table
• 2 x chairs
• Powerboard
• WiFi access
• 1 x poster board 2.4m high x 1m wide
• Conference hospitality package for two staff
• One ticket to the inaugural Where the Waters
Meet Breakfast
SINGLE SITE - $770 (incl. GST)

The double trade exhibition package includes:
• 2 x 3m x 3m site
• 2 x dressed trestle table
• 4 x chairs
• Powerboard
• WiFi access
• 2 x poster board 2.4m high x 1m wide
• Conference hospitality package for three staff
• Two tickets to the inaugural Where the Waters
Meet Breakfast
DOUBLE SITE - $1375 (incl. GST)

Product Pitch Presentations:
• 5 minutes, 1 slide presentation to all delegates
prior to a session break
• Limited to first in first allocated
• Available only to double trade exhibitors
$275 (incl. GST)

Download the Trade Exhibition Flyer

Download the Trade Booth Application Form

Enquiries: Natasha Stapleton | Ph: 0438 246 400
E: nstapleton@awa.asn.au

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Become a sponsor and gain the opportunity to promote and showcase your name to an audience of more than 100 water professionals. To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact Natasha Stapleton at nstapleton@awa.asn.au

Download the Sponsorship Prospectus

Thank you to our sponsors:

Conference sponsors
When:
24/08/2017 7:00 AM - 24/08/2017 7:00 PM
Where:
Wrest Point Convention Centre
Sandy Bay Rd,
Hobart, TAS Australia

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