Archive Events QLD

SENG & WMAA 17th Annual Qld Environmental Undergraduate Student Award
Date:
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 17:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
various final year engineering and science students
Venue:
n/a
Synopsis:
The annual student awards night allows Engineering and Science undergraduate students from Queensland universities to feature their thesis and project work in the fields of environment and sustainability to an audience of industry professionals and fellow students. Nominations close 30 November 2016
Our Climate & Energy Dilemma – emergency action and transition implications
Date:
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Ian Dunlop and Neil Greet
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Join Engineers Australia’s Sustainable Engineering Society for the Brisbane event of the National Climate and Sustainability series.
Emerging Contaminants Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs) Risks and Regulation
Date:
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 17:30 to 20:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Dr Tony Jong, Associate Director - Geochemist, AECOM; Garry Kwock, Regional Manager Tyco Fire Products; Andrew Connor, EHP and Dick Gillespe, Fire Engineering Solutions
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs) are man-made chemicals which are very stable chemicals that do not break down in the environment and can persist for a long time both in the environment and in humans. They have been used by numerous industries and are contained in products such as in textiles, leather products, metal plating, protective coating, cleaning products, pesticides and fire fighting foams. These substances have recently been the cause of Ground Water contamination in Oakey and Williamtown. This session will look at the potential risks and impacts associated with these substances as well potential future regulation in QLD on these substances
Connecting Climate Chaos
Date:
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 18:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Amazing stories from a bloke who left Canberra in January 2015 with his kayak and arrived in Paris October 2015
The new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for classifying and labelling chemicals
Date:
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 17:30 to 20:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Grant Hastie and Marshall Butterworth
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
The GHS is a single internationally agreed system of chemical classification and hazard communication through labelling and Safety Data Sheets (SDS). Australia will implement the GHS for workplace hazardous chemicals (both substances and mixtures) from 1 January 2017. This session is a must for anyone working with, manufacturing dangerous goods and/or chemicals.
Engineering a Steady State Economy
Date:
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Jane O'Sullivan, Richard Sanders and Candice Quartermain
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane
Synopsis:
On a finite planet nothing physical can keep on growing forever. How can engineering contribute to achieving a sustainable and prosperous economy?
SENG & WMAA 16th Annual Environmental Undergraduate Student Award Night
Date:
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 18:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
various final year environmental engineering students
Venue:
Science and Engineering Centre (P block), QUT Garden Point campus
Synopsis:
The annual student awards night allows Environmental Engineering and Science undergraduate students from Queensland universities to feature their thesis and project work to an audience of industry professionals and fellow students.
What does Aussie Powers think about Sustainability?
Date:
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 18:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Aussie Powers AKA Phil Groth
Venue:
The Ship Inn, South Brisbane
Synopsis:
SENG Qld DINNER and AGM - - THE DINNER EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED - - - - The AGM will be held at 6:30 pm at Engineering House - -
Climate Reality - What Roles Can Engineers Play?
Date:
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 18:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Dr Andrew King
Venue:
Engineering House, Brisbane
Synopsis:
Hear a presentation from the Climate Reality Project Training, tailored to suit engineers.
Space Industry and the Planet
Date:
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 17:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
David A Hood AM and Guy Lane
Venue:
Engineering House, Brisbane
Synopsis:
The space industry is complex and lacking in environmental regulation. Furthermore, it is on the verge of a massive expansion due to advances in technology, new commercial business models, space tourism and re-useable rockets. This spells very bad news for the global ecosystem.

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