2018 AWA/IWA Young Water Professionals Conference

2018 AWA/IWA Young Water Professionals Conference
The fifth Australian Young Water Professionals Conference is a co-branded event presented by the Australian Water Association and the International Water Association. In 2018, we are delighted that this event, to be held in Melbourne, will include the Victorian YWP Regional Conference, which is a highlight in the calendar each year. Building on the conference theme in 2016 of Connect. Collaborate. Create, 2018’s theme is Connect. Collaborate. Accelerate. Collaboration between industry, research and government will continue to be explored as well as the value of connections. Acceleration will cover not only how ideas can be accelerated into action for a sustainable water future, but how young water professionals can accelerate their professional development. Each of the previous conferences drew approximately 120 young water professionals from both national and international scenes; similar success is anticipated for this event. The program will cover 2 ½ days and for the first time include a regional site visit:

Call for Papers now open

Are you under 35 and working or studying in the Australian or international water sector? We want to hear how you connect, collaborate and accelerate! 

The Call for Papers for the 5th Australian Water Association/International Water Association Young Water Professional Conference has now opened, and the committee is looking for abstract submissions for oral, poster or case study presentations. 

Abstracts can cover any area of work or research in the water sector but must be able to relate to one or all of the 2018 conference themes: Connect. Collaborate. Accelerate

Young water professionals from all backgrounds, academia, utilities, consultants, and government are encouraged to participate. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your contributions to the water sector, plan for its future and inspire change among industry leaders and your peers. 
Download the Call for Papers

Submissions will close on 23 October.

Submit your abstract using the templates below to events@awa.asn.au. Subject should be ‘YWP Conference Submission’. Ensure your full name, position, organisation contact details and phone number are included in the email when submitting.

YWP Conference Abstract Template

YWP Conference Case Study Template

Registrations will open in late November 2017.

For any inquiries, including sponsorship please contact Robbie Goedecke.

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22/02/2018 - 24/02/2018

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