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SA Sundowner June 2022 - Water & Climate Resilience

Icon of a calendar 9 Jun, 2022 | Small clock icon 5:15pm arrival for a 5.30pm start– 6:30pm ACST | Icon of a map pin The Kings Head Hotel, 357 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000

The Young Water Professionals of the SA AWA Branch are excited to be hosting and invite you to our third event in their 2022 SA Sundowner series. Join the YWP’s for after-work drinks, an interesting guest speaker and informal networking and discussion.

Sundowners are a series of events hosted by the YWP’s on a  Thursday of every other month. Special guests are invited throughout the series to explore a wide range of topics through a short presentation and discussion. These events are open to anyone with an interest in the water industry and present an opportunity to meet and catch up with other professionals.

This is a free event where you can grab your drink(s) of choice, however registration is required to ensure safety of all.

We really look forward to seeing you all in person!

Event Details

Date Thursday 9th June 2022
Time 5.15pm for a 5.30pm start - 6.30pm 
Venue The Kings Head Hotel
Address

357 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Guest Speaker

Bec Taylor, Resilient East Coordinator 

Topic - Water and Climate Resilience

As our climate changes and temperatures rise, our communities, assets and environment are needing to become more resilient. Water, and keeping it in our landscape, can play a significant role in achieving this.

Come and learn more about this important topic from Bec and find out about the work of Resilient East and what is being done in Adelaide to build more resilient communities.

Bio

Bec is a passionate individual who, with her work as the Coordinator of Resilient East, is striving toward a safe climate future. In this position, Bec has been building her appreciation for Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD), including the successful delivery of the Water Smart Campaign in 2021.

Prior to this position, Bec helped deliver numerous sustainability focused initiatives for the City of Adelaide including sustainability incentive schemes, native wildlife projects, heatwave preparedness programs and Water Sensitive City engagement. Bec has continued to grow her interest in Water Sensitive Cities by connecting and building a community in this space through the Fundamentals of Leadership for Water Sensitive Cities training course in 2021. Much of her work to-date has focussed on implementing organisation change both through bottom-up approaches and top-down policy changes, fostering meaningful change in the ever-evolving space of climate resilience.

Her mission, as a key contributor in the Water Sensitive Cities space, is to drive collaboration, creativity, and connectedness between disciplines to bring cohesion towards a safe climate future. She is committed to environmental sustainability and social justice, inclusivity, and bringing an element of fun to every challenge.

CovidSafe Guidelines
The Australian Water Association has closely followed Government recommendations to develop COVIDSafe Guidelines for AWA events going forward. These guidelines will be in place at this event and have been developed to ensure attendee health and safety. Your support is also essential to keep this event COVIDSafe. We ask that delegates observe good hygiene and physical distancing at the event, where possible. If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend the event.


Fore more information please contact: 
Tanya Cameron, Member Engagement Manager 
Email
tcameron@awa.asn.au | Tel 0449 959 244

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