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WA Sundowner April 2023

Icon of a calendar 19 Apr, 2023 - 19 Apr, 2023 | Small clock icon 5:15pm – 6:30pm WST | Icon of a map pin Jacobs, Level 5 Mia Yellagonga Tower 2, 5 Spring Street, Perth WA 6000

From February to October the WA Branch Committee will host monthly informal networking events in the form of after-work Sundowner drinks. Each month we'll have an interesting topic for discussion and the opportunity to meet and catch up with other AWA members and non-members.

Event Details

Date Wednesday, 19 April 2023
Time 5.15pm - 6.30pm WST
Venue Jacobs (new offices)  

Level 5, Mia Yellagonga Tower 2
5 Spring Street, Perth WA 6000


This is a free event however registration is required - see below to register.
Drinks and nibbles will be provided.  

Guest Speakers
Our April guest speakers are Jack Lu, Digital Delivery Technical Lead and Bradley Allpike, Technical Director of Drinking Water and Treatment and Principal Process Engineer at Jacobs who will be talking about Embracing Digital Solutions to Enhance the Lifecycle of Water Assets. 

Jack has a Mechanical Engineering background and 15 years professional experience in the delivery of water and wastewater assets and has extensive experience in applying digital tools, particularly during design delivery, to enhance visualisation, collaboration and design engagement on projects ranging from large trunk main pipelines to water treatment plants.

Brad has delivered projects across Australia, the Middle East, South East Asia, North Africa and China over a 20+ year career.  Recently Brad was the Engineering Manager for the Bryn Estyn Water Treatment plant, where Digital Engineering tools were extensively used for delivery of the detailed design.  Brad is at the forefront of Jacobs Digital Solutions and involved in rolling out these application to benefit design, commissioning, construction and through the operational phase of projects.

With the ever-growing challenge to become more efficient and innovative, the water industry is embracing Digital Solutions as an answer, but what is it? Consider Digital Solutions as the broader holistic approach to solving problems through the collaboration of diverse technologies, data collection and manipulation, and real-world integrations. The benefits of Digital Solutions are often misconceived to be limited to the delivery and operation of assets; however, extended advantages and benefits are gained throughout the whole asset lifecycle from planning through to decommissioning. Come and peel the layers of the Digital onion, deep dive into Jacobs’ proprietary digital twin solution known as Replica and see how they can be applied to your next water asset.

Would your organisation like to host a 2023 Sundowner?
In 2023 we're offering our Corporate Members the opportunity to host a sundowner at your office/premises. As a host you will have the opportunity for a 5 minute business pitch and the opportunity to provide a speaker or the AWA will source a guest speaker and in return, all we ask is that you provide us with a space for around 30-40 people with some drinks and nibbles. Express your hosting interest here

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.

Our sundowners are free for both members and non-members and you are welcome to bring a friend. 

Any queries regarding this event should be directed to: 
Kyllie Whitehead, Member Engagement Manager - WA & NT
Email | Tel 02 9467 8420



Register HERE

Thank you to our April Sundowner Host



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