VIC Asia Pacific International Showcase

VIC Asia Pacific International Showcase
An exciting opportunity to hear from water professionals involved in projects overseas; what are their learnings and how can we implement some project initiatives already tested in other regions.


Thursday 26 August
6-7:30pm AEST
Zoom webinar presentation & panel discussion

Supported by Department of Environment Land Water & Planning

$40 Members/ $20 Student & YWP Members/ $60 Non-Members

ALL REGISTRANTS HAVE BEEN PROVIDED THEIR ZOOM LINK - IF YOU REGISTER BETWEEN 1-5PM ON THE DAY OF THE WEBINAR - PLEASE EMAIL VICBRANCH@AWA.ASN.AU

Event order

  • Welcome by MC Christopher Lee (YWP VIC & DELWP)
  • Acknowledgment of Country
  • Webinar house-keeping
  • Introduction of the panelist, webinar structure and what to expect of the session
  • Presentations
  • Panel discussion facilitated by Casey Furlong
  • Summary and what's planned for the year ahead
 


Speakers


Gary Yip is the Chief Engineer/Development(2) of the Water Supplies Department of HKSAR Government overseeing the planning and management of water resources in Hong Kong.  He is a civil engineer by training and has been closely associated with the development of Hong Kong’s infrastructure.


David Pegg is Director of Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd. He is a Civil Engineer by profession and has experience in the design and construction of a variety of municipal water and waste 
treatment infrastructure facilities in Hong Kong. 

Thanti Octavianti  is a research fellow in cities, water and resilience at the University of the West of England, UK. She completed her PhD at Oxford University in 2019, examining the political dynamics of water security by using a seawall plan in Jakarta as a case study and the historical and structural causes of flooding in the city.  Unfortunately Thanti cannot join us on the night but has kindly pre-recorded her presentation for us which we will watch via video. Katrina Charles will take Thanti's position on the panel for the Q&A discussion.

Emanuele Lobina is Principal Lecturer, Public Services International Research Unit, Business Faculty, University of Greenwich, UK (https://blogs.gre.ac.uk/psiru/). Emanuele has researched the remunici-palisation (or reverse privatisation) of water services in the Global North and South for over 20 years. 

Marwa Marwa is Lecturer in International Relations at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. Her research interest lies in the subjects of urban water governance and environmental justice in cities of the Global South.






We thank our sponsor DELWP for their support.


When:
26/08/2021 6:00 PM - 26/08/2021 7:30 PM

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