Thursday 17 October 2019
The live event in the Melbourne Spiire office is limited to only 50 registrations so don't miss out by leaving it too late! We are very excited to be trialing having two satellite events happening via live stream via Spiire offices in Bendigo & Shepparton... stay tuned for more info.
5:30-6pm registrations & refreshments
6pm sharp - event start
Spiire, level 6, 414 La Trobe Street, Melbourne
Water is an integral part of our daily lives in ways that we may not always stop to consider. The processes and policies influencing water management impact everything from how and where our food is grown, to how to we interact with our communities. Speakers from a range of backgrounds in the water sector will share stories on how their work directly impacts on how we use and manage water in Victoria.
Briony Rogers is an academic with Monash University’s School of Social Sciences and the Chief Research Officer for the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities. With a background in civil engineering, Briony brings a social science lens to interdisciplinary sustainability and resilience challenges. Her research examines the dynamics and governance of sustainability transformations, with a particular interest in collaborative processes and diagnostic tools that support change in policy and practice. She has worked with cities across Australia and internationally in action research settings to develop strategic guidance for cities pursuing visions of a water sensitive future.
Warren Price is the Infrastructure Delivery Coordinator at Western Water which sees him supervising a team of project managers in the delivery of water and wastewater projects across Western Water’s region. Warren has a background in Mechanical Engineering and has delivered numerous water, wastewater and stormwater harvesting projects over the past 12 years.
Warren will talk about the business case he is working on to assess the viability of a new irrigation scheme to supply farmers with excess recycled water from Bacchus Marsh and Melton.
Toni Radcliffe, Senior Policy Officer, Rural Water Policy, Department of Environment, Land Water & Planning (DELWP). Toni is an environmental governance, policy, and systems specialist with over 12 years experience across the public and private sectors. She manages complex rural water policy and governance projects for the Government of Victoria, maintaining a productive irrigation industry in response to significant change.
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