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SENG & WMAA 18th Annual Qld Environmental Undergraduate Student Award
Date:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 17:15
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
various final year engineering and science students
Venue:
Griffith University EcoCentre
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.
Sustainable Transport - reality or pipe dream?
Date:
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 17:30 to 20:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Rachel Smith and Gerard Reardon
Venue:
Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward St Brisbane
Synopsis:
Globally, transport is responsible for around a seventh of greenhouse gas emissions. Of this approximately two thirds are due to passenger travel and one third is due to freight. Our speakers will address aspects of transport such as: congestion, fuel vs electricity, public transport, pedal power and urban planning.
Age of Consequence movie and panel discussion
Date:
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 18:30
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Tim Dalmau, Steve Posselt, Lara Harland, David Hood
Venue:
New farm Cinemas - 701 Brunswick Street, NEW FARM
Synopsis:
Join the Sustainable Engineering Society QLD for a movie and panel discussion on the Age of Consequence. The investigation of climate change impacts on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Watch the trailer - http://theageofconsequences.com/
Energy for the Future
Date:
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Dr Richard Manasseh, Mr Graham Palmer and Mr Martin Hablutzel
Venue:
Engineers Australia, level 31, 600 Bourke Street Melbourne
Synopsis:
This seminar will examine some options and issues associated with Australia's energy future, including novel technologies and economics, in particular energy return for energy invested. Attendees will gain an insight into emerging technologies and energy investment returns.
Connecting Climate Chaos - Engineers Australia Climate Action Seminar
Date:
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 13:00
Event:
ACT Events
Presenter:
Steve Posselt, Margaret Hender, John McIntosh, Prof Will Steffen, Ian Dunlop, Phillip Sutton & Simon Corbell
Venue:
Manning Clarke Centre (MCC T3) at The Australian National University.
Synopsis:
This seminar will look at climate science and the significant risks that climate change poses for our social, financial, and energy systems. These risks are certainly frightening, but there are amazing opportunities to be achieved through an urgent re-framing of our economy. This is an event everyone needs to attend.
Connecting Climate Chaos - Welcome Steve Posselt
Date:
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:00
Event:
ACT Events
Presenter:
Steve Posselt
Venue:
Ballina to Canberra
Synopsis:
Kayak to Canberra Steve Posselt is making the Climate Emergency Declaration and Mobilization petition the focus of the final leg of his Connecting Climate Chaos kayak voyage from 1 January till 25 February 2017. As he paddles down the NSW coast from Ballina to Moruya, he'll be meeting with local climate campaigners who are already collecting petition signatures for him to deliver to Canberra, along with the signatures we've been collecting online for a while now. He'll then drag his trusty kayak up to Canberra to deliver the petition.
Climate and Energy - Risks and Opportunities
Date:
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:30
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Mr Ian Thomas, Dr Graeme Pearman and Mr David Blowers
Venue:
Innovation Hub (lower level) Engineers Australia, L 31, 600 Bourke Street Melbourne
Synopsis:
Transformations to Australia's energy generation and consumption are being driven by the twin imperatives of climate change mitigation and technology innovation. Our electricity systems are under unprecedented scrutiny in the wake of the September 2016 blackout in South Australia. We are committed as a nation to achieve emissions reductions made following the 2015 Paris climate conference.  What is the role of Engineers in delivering these commitments and what are the transition risks? What scope is there to improve energy efficiency in key sectors such as buildings and transport. What policy measures are needed to meet challenges of the future?  This seminar will focus on these crucial issues."
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
Solar – Not So Intermittent
Date:
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 17:30 to 19:30
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
Daniel Thompson: Director of Development Australia, SolarReserve
Venue:
Flinders University City Campus, Room 2.1 on level 2, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000
Synopsis:
Daniel Thompson will be discussing SolarReserve's commercialised, proprietary advanced solar thermal technology with integrated energy storage, with case studies of current and planned projects.
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.

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