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What's In The Pipeline For Renewable Energy?
Date:
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
Graham Davies, Professor Frank Bruno, Betina Bendall, Dr. Neil Smith
Venue:
Engineers Australia South Australia - Level 11, 108 King William Street Adelaide SA 5000
Synopsis:
Hear from a panel of experts in the fields of Solar thermal, Geothermal and Hydrogen technologies. Includes networking time and refreshments.
War on waste - closing the cycle, zero waste economy
Date:
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 05:15
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Richard Denniss, Kali Martin, Georgina Davis & Dr Gareth Forde
Venue:
Hawken Auditorium, Level 1, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane , Queensland , 4000
Synopsis:
This session will look at what is currently happening in the waste industry and how we can best manage our waste using the four R's. It will also provide insight into the new waste levy in QLD and the impact China's ban on receiving recyclables is likely to have. Missed the event and want to see it, watch the recordings https://webcast.gigtv.com.au/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/seng-war-on-waste-2018.
Implementation of EEI - Anammox process for wastewater treatment
Date:
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 17:00
Event:
W.A. Events
Presenter:
Dr Raj Kurup PhD FIEAust CPEng NER APEC Engineer IntPE(Aus) GAICD - CEO, Environmental Engineers International Pty Ltd (EEI)
Venue:
Engineers Australia WA Auditorium 712 Murray Street West Perth
Synopsis:
DATE & TIME: Wednesday 20 June 2018, 5.00pm for 5.30 pm start TICKETS (incl. GST): SEng & EA Members & Students FREE, Non-members $30 Across Australia and in other parts of the world, nitrogen removal has become an essential process of wastewater treatment. The conventional method of nitrogen removal - the nitrification and denitrification pathway requires substantial oxygen transfer (approximately 4.3 g of O2 for each g of ammonia-N) and carbon (about 4 g/g of NO3–N reduced). In the case of low carbon, high nitrogen wastewater, the addition of an external carbon source is required during the denitrification stage to effectively convert nitrate to nitrogen gas. These escalate the cost of the conventional nitrogen removal process, and utilities and industry have been looking for alternative low-cost nitrogen removal technologies. Some of the recent innovations in nitrogen removal include the anammox process, and struvite precipitation (precipitation of ammonium and phosphate as MgNH4-PO4, with the addition of magnesium salt if needed). This presentation discusses the retrofitting of the anaerobic ammonia oxidation process (anammox) by Environmental Engineers International Pty Ltd (EEI) to an existing abattoir wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Western Australia. Abattoir wastewater requires advanced treatment prior to discharge to the environment due to its high nitrogen content. Since the implementation of the EEIAnammox process over the past two years, the WWTP has consistently achieved good nitrogen removal, without any extra carbon addition. The plant is monitored online for various parameters to ensure its effective operation. The WWTP has achieved over 20% savings in overall electrical power since the implementation of the anammox process. Unlike the European case studies, the WWTP has achieved over 95% TN reduction even during the winter months when the temperature has fallen below 15oC.
A Sustainability Approach to Metropolitan People Movement
Date:
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 18:00
Event:
VIC Events
Presenter:
Dr Ian Espada, Prof Graham Currie, Ms Katie Dickson
Venue:
31/600 Bourke Street
Synopsis:
This seminar will look at three modes of metropolitan transport, cars, public transport and active transport (walking and cycling). It will give a perspective on how sustainable each mode may be in meeting EA’s sustainability policy.
Intersection of Engineering, Sustainability, and Politics
Date:
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00
Event:
S.A. Events
Presenter:
Graham Davies, (CPEng, FIEAust, GAICD) - Candidate for Waite, SA-BEST
Venue:
Lady Daly Hotel, 126 Port Road, Hindmarsh SA 5007
Synopsis:
Join the Sustainable Engineering Society (SENG) for an evening of networking and to hear from SENG's Immediate Past National Chair, Graham Davies, about his journey from engineering to politics. Arrive from 6pm, presentation begins 6.30pm, followed by a Q&A session, then further networking.
SENG 2018 Season Launch
Date:
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 18:00
Event:
QLD Events
Presenter:
Sustainable Engineering Society (SENG), Queensland Chapter
Venue:
Green Beacon, 26 Helen Street, Teneriffe
Synopsis:
The SENG committee invites anyone interested in discovering more about our society and the 2018 event program to come to our 2018 season launch! Join us for drinks, networking and a presentation on the society’s upcoming events for 2018. Following presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to nominate for committee positions. Finger food will be provided with beverages to be purchased at the bar.
World energy outlook - Understanding the dynamic interplay of energy markets, technolgy and policy
Date:
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 17:30
Event:
ACT Events
Presenter:
Ian Cronshaw & Minister Shane Rattenbury
Venue:
Canberra Auditorium, 11 National Circuit, Barton
Synopsis:
2017 saw the global energy scene in a state of flux. Large scale shifts include the rapid deployment and steep declines in the cost of major renewable energy technologies; the growing importance of electricity in energy use across the globe; profound changes in China’s economy and energy policy, moving consumption away from coal; and the continued surge in shale gas and tight oil production in the United States. These changes provide the backdrop for the World Energy Outlook 2017. Understanding the dynamic interplay of energy markets, technology and policy has never been more critical. Within a context of Australia’s energy transition, and the ACT’s vision of becoming carbon neutral by 2050, come along to this special presentation where: • Ian Cronshaw will provide a summary of the strategic insight on what today’s policy and investment decisions mean for the long-term trends outlined in the 2017 edition of the World Energy Outlook 2017, and • Minister Rattenbury will reflect on these trends while outlining the ACT Government’s vision to be carbon neutral by 2050.
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/

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