QLD Chapter Information

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Information about the Queensland Sustainable Engineering Society (SENG Qld) branch.

Our goals are:-
  • Delivering professional development opportunities for our members
  • Encouraging sustainable practices in all professions and engineering disciplines
  • Provide opportunities for networking an liaison between industry, students and government
  • Keeping members updated on new initiatives and developments in sustainability and environmental engineering
  • Providing a forum for dialogue on current issues relating to sustainability, the environment and climate change
 
Activities:-
  • Technical seminars to share information and provide CPD (continual professional development)
  • Annual student award evening
  • Workshops, breakfasts, site visits, discussion forums
  • Provide comments on policy and discussion papers
  • Input into the SENG supplement in the WME Magazine
  • Represent QLD on the National SENG Board and the Environmental College
 
NOTE - the Qld committee are working with the National Board and EA on the Climate Reality Series.
We hope to bring you seminars from this series soon!
 
Our 2016 session schedule:
Please note that most (but not all) seminars in 2016 will be held on the 3rd Tuesday each month.

DATE

TOPIC

January

no session

February

Climate Reality Series - POSTPONED

March

no session

April

Climate Reality Series - POSTPONED

Tuesday 17 May

Webinar - Rapid transition to low carbon economy, Engineering in a +2C world, Limits, Risks, Education

Tuesday 21 June

Technical Seminar - The new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for classifying and labelling chemicals

Tuesday 19 July

Technical Seminar - Connecting Climate Chaos

1 - 7 August 2016

Australian Engineering Week

Tuesday 23 August

Technical Seminar - Emerging Contaminents Perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) Risks and Regulation

Thursday 22 September

CLIMATE REALITY SERIES Technical Seminar and webinar- Our Climate & Energy Dilemma – emergency action and transition implications

October

Annual Environmental Engineering Student Awards Night

23 - 25 November 2016

National 2016 Australian Engineering Conference - BRISBANE

 
Seminar schedules for previous years can be accessed here. (2010 schedule) (2011 schedule) (2012 schedule) (2013 schedule) (2014 schedule) (2015 schedule)

We welcome participation from the community, professionals and interested individuals.

If you would like to suggest any topics or activities please do not hesitate to contact our committee.

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