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WA Sundowner July 2024

Icon of a calendar 17 Jul, 2024 - 17 Jul, 2024 | Small clock icon 5:15pm – 6:30pm WST | Icon of a map pin Jacobs, Perth

Join us for our July sundowner to hear from Kate Simmonds and Jack Lu from Jacobs exploring the intersection of the Spatial and Informative aspects of Digital Twins.

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 others working in water. Our sundowners are free for both AWA members and non-members and you are welcome to bring a friend. 

Event Details

Date Wednesday, 17 July 2024
Time 5.15pm - 6.30pm WST
Host Jacobs
Address Level 5, Mia Yellagonga, Tower 2, 5 Spring Street, Perth WA 6000 
Parking Street parking is available - please observe signs (hourly rates apply). Alternatively Wilson Parking is available underneath the building with entry from Mounts Bay Road or Spring Street.  

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

July Guest Speaker

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Kate Simmonds, Director of Operations, Jacobs Group
Kate heads up the ANZ Water business and has over 20 years of multidisciplinary experience having worked in the UAE, New Zealand and Australia. Kate excels in managing complex stakeholder, community and strategic engagements. Her diverse background spans infrastructure design, stakeholder engagement and strategic advisory in the water sector. Kate believes that diversity is critical to support high performing teams and provides strategic and operational leadership with a people-centric and inclusive focus.

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Jack Lu, Digital Delivery Technical Lead, Jacobs Group
Jack is a principal mechanical engineer with over 15 years of experience in contributing to diverse water infrastructure projects across Australia. In his role at Jacobs ANZ’s water business, he diligently oversees the governance of Digital Engineering frameworks for the successful delivery of projects, including the Alkimos Seawater Desalination Plant. His core responsibilities involve devising and implementing strategies, workflows, and digital tools to enhance efficiency through effective collaboration and coordination across all stakeholders and the supply chain

In response to the pressing need for efficiency and innovation, the water sector is increasingly embracing Digital Solutions. At a  previous AWA sundowner hosted by Jacobs, Jack delved into the definition of ‘Digital Solutions’ and its problem-solving capabilities. Building on that discussion, Jack will explore the intersection of the Spatial and Informative aspects of Digital Twins, as well as the collaborative workflows designed to enhance coordination among diverse stakeholders within complex alliance structures. 

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



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Thank you to our July Sundowner Host



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